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Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

Blue Man Group Supports Autism Speaks With Sensory-Friendly Show on Saturday, Dec. 5
TWEET IT:. @BlueManGroup supports @AutismSpeaksCFL w/sensory-friendly show & donation on 12/5! Tix: Tickets are on sale now at In one month, Blue Man Group will host a sensory-friendly show, suitable for children with autism spectrum disorders, supporting Autism Speaks on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m

Makers of Orajel(TM) Launch Contest to Recapture Kids' "Smilestones" Gone Awry
The makers of Baby Orajel™ Naturals -- the No. 1 homeopathic teething brand recommended by pediatricians -- recognize the importance of a healthy smile for capturing a child's smiling milestones, or Smilestones; but when it comes to kids and smiling for pictures, not all moments turn out as planned

Calling All Heroes, and VELCRO USA Have the Answers for Halloween
The mention of Superheroes usually conjures up thoughts of comic book heroes like Superman, Batman, Captain America, and Spider-Man. But what about ALL of the "Real Life Heroes" that perform exceptional acts and keep us safe every day?

Firefly Expands Character Line With the Amazing Spider-Man
Firefly is proudly expanding its character line with the launch of the new Spider-Man Fun Pump Rinse. By offering more character variety, Firefly ensures that parents and children can choose from a wide range of options when selecting the ultimate dental duo to battle cavities and prevent tooth decay

New Survey Finds Moms Would Rather Show Up Late to Work Than Let Her Children Skip Brushing Their Teeth
According to a new Kelton Global survey(1), 9 out of 10 American moms admit that they will go to extreme measures to get their child to brush every morning and right before bedtime. More than half say it is their most important job as a mom -- more important than getting their kid dressed for school, ensuring they eat a healthy breakfast or even getting Mom to work on time.

Rainmaker Entertainment Announces the Appointment of Focus Features as the US Distributor for Ratchet & Clank, the Company's Latest CG-Animated Film With April 29, 2016 Release Date Scheduled
VANCOUVER, BC and LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - May 14, 2015) - Rainmaker Entertainment Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RNK) ("Rainmaker" or the "Company") President and Chief Creative Officer Michael Hefferon, and Blockade Entertainment CEO Brad Foxhoven, together with China's CNHK Media Ltd., announced today that Focus Features has been appointed as the U.S

Redbox Reveals Top Rentals of 2014
Redbox, America's destination for new-release entertainment, has announced its top rentals of 2014 across movies and games.

International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society Announces Top Nominees for 3D Awards
The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society today announced its top nominated 3D features - Live Action and Animation, as well as the 2D to 3D Conversion categories were voted on by the International 3D Society's members for the 2015 Creative Arts Awards Ceremony to be held January 28th at Warner Bros. Studios.

Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort Hosts Marvel(TM) Super Hero Week
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - January 19, 2015) - Calling all Super Heroes! Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort is hosting a themed Super Hero Week from April 10 - 24, 2015

Genius Brands International Issues Letter to Shareholders
Genius Brands International (OTCQB: GNUS) issued the following letter to shareholders:

POW! Entertainment and LiveJournal Announce a Worldwide Search of "Stan Lee's Biggest Fan!"
This Saturday at the 4th annual Stan Lee's Comikaze convention, Stan Lee announced to hundreds of excited fans and media he is embarking on one of his most ambitious projects yet -- a worldwide search for his biggest fan!

Michigan Dad Invents New Popcorn Gadget Just in Time for National Popcorn Popping Month
EAST JORDAN, MI--(Marketwired - October 13, 2014) - Launched in conjunction with National Popcorn Popping Month, Michigan based inventor Mike Baxter has revealed the Popcorn Ball. This new product is the ideal popcorn accessory to take to movie theaters, ballgames, entertainment venues and a range of other locations, or just to use around the house

Easy Ways to Save This Halloween
(Family Features) As many families with small children know, Halloween is a highly anticipated holiday packed with clever costumes, yummy candies and spirited parties.

Current Investors Back Legend3D With $10 Million of New Funding
CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwired - September 02, 2014) - California-based Legend3D, Inc., an innovative 3D visual effects and conversion company, has closed on a $10 million Series C Stock offering announced today by Legend CEO Brian Robertson. The funding was led by current investors, Northwater Capital Management Inc

Spelman College Museum 'Brides of Anansi' Explores the Intersection of Fiber Media and Folktales
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - August 28, 2014) - Anansi, the Ghanaian folk hero and spider-man who is the central character in countless West African and Caribbean fables, proves an influential muse for the eight Black women artists who comprise the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art exhibition Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art

2014 Back-to-School Essentials
What are the "must-have" essentials for "Back-to-School 2014"? Lifestyle expert Lynn Becker has some great recommendations:

Fidelity Bank's John Merrill Named a Community Bank Hero by Banker & Tradesman
Bankers don't normally rank with Spiderman and Batman. But unlike them, John Merrill, president & COO of Fidelity Bank, a community bank with offices across Central Massachusetts, is a real-life hero, according to Banker & Tradesman.

Threadless Debuts Winning Designs From Marvel's Captain America Challenge
Threadless, the global design community, today announced the winners of the Captain America Design Challenge, the latest design contest in partnership with Marvel. Given the success Threadless saw last year with other Marvel collections, artists worldwide were invited back to participate in the Captain America Design Challenge

Anthem Wins Eight Packaging Design Awards in the 2013 American Graphic Design Awards Competition
Anthem, a global creative agency that actively connects brands with consumers by amplifying desirability from package design to brand campaign to drive brand performance, announced today its San Francisco, New York and Battle Creek, Mich. offices have been honored with eight packaging design awards recognizing outstanding new work and design excellence.

HDFC Life Associates with Hindi Film ‘Hawaa Hawaai’ to Celebrate Triumph of Human Spirit and Strong Will

""Stan Lee's Indian Superhero ""Chakra The Invincible"" Launches Globally On ToonsTv Through The Angry Birds App""
Graphic India and POW! Entertainment announced today the launch of a new superhero creation from Stan Lee, co-creator of some of the world’s leading superhero characters (Spider-Man™, X-Men™, Fantastic Four™, Iron Man™, Hulk™, The Avengers™, and many more) entitled “Chakra the Invincible,” on Rovio’s ToonsTV, a streaming video platform

Lulu Inspires Creativity and Imagination With New Publishing Tools to Inspire Young Authors and Comic Book Artists
RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - November 21, 2013) -  Lulu, the pioneer in independent publishing, today announced the launch of new product offerings designed to encourage reading and writing in children

Monkeys Meet Motorbikes in "Crash Test Monkeys," a Free-to-Play Mobile Game Now Available for Android
A new startup, Ludicrous Games, has entered the mobile games business with its first offering, "Crash Test Monkeys," a fun and addictive bike riding platformer that is full of fast action and features an engaging cast of characters. The game is now available as a free download on Google Play and Amazon App Store for Android smartphones and tablets, and in the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch

Spider-Man Goes Mobile in Times Square, Kicks Off First Ever Location-Based Mobile Marketing Campaign With Mobiquity Networks
Mobiquity Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: MOBQ), the nation's largest location-based mobile marketing network, today announced that it has teamed up with Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, Broadway's groundbreaking musical, for its first ever location-based mobile marketing campaign

Red Giant to Release New Original Projects From Superstar Comic Artist Mike Deodato
Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: REDG), an innovative Intellectual Property company specializing in high quality characters and content for use in a variety of media and entertainment, is pleased to announce that it will release several original projects from worldwide superstar comics artist Mike Deodato, Jr., best known for his many years of work at Marvel Comics.

Majesco Entertainment Taps Industry Veterans Casey Lynch and Doug Kennedy to Run Newly Formed Indie Publishing Label Midnight City; Team Set to Launch Ten Recently Signed Games
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of games for the mass market, announced today a newly formed label, Midnight City

Keep Summer Going With a Visit to the L.A. County Fair This Labor Day Weekend
Los Angeles attracts more than 40 million tourists each year, peaking in the summer months of July, August and September, with international travelers, out-of-state sightseers and resident roamers looking to squeeze the most fun out of the Southern California sun. Nestled on 487 acres, the L.A. County Fair is SoCal's favorite way to prolong summer

Gener8 Media (CNSX:GNR) Receives National Research Council of Canada Grant - Video Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, May 21, 2013 - Vancouver-based Gener8 Media Corp. (CNSX:GNR) has received a grant from the National Research Council of Canada. The National Research Council's Industrial Research Assistance Program, ("IRAP"), has awarded the company $50,000 to perform an analysis and plan for its Stereoscopic Conversion Optimization R & D project.

The Invasion Begins on May 28, 2013!
This May, Anchor Bay Entertainment and Dimension Films will unleash the supernatural thriller DARK SKIES on Blu-ray™ and DVD. From the producer of Paranormal Activity, Insidious and Sinister, DARK SKIES is a chilling film about the existence of evil and the strength it takes to fight its insidious attack

Casino Enterprise Management Magazine Announces Seventh Annual Slot Floor Technology Award Winners
Casino Enterprise Management magazine, the leading gaming industry trade publication and the "Official Publication" of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM), is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 Slot Floor Technology Awards, now in its seventh year.

Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group Announce the Third Zone of Their IMG Theme Park; ‘the Lost Valley’
Featuring the world of the extinct; Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group (IMG Group) have announced the next eye-catching partnership for the IMG Theme Park; ‘The Lost Valley’

Walgreens and Redbox to Give Away 2 Million Redbox Movie Nights on Thanksgiving Day, Doubling Last Year's Thanksgiving Promotion
Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) and Redbox are offering 2 million reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving. The first 250 customers to make a purchase at each of the more than 8,000 Walgreens locations nationwide on Thanksgiving Day will get a free one-night Redbox DVD rental*. The rental will be valid from Thanksgiving Day through Nov. 29, 2012, at any Walgreens offering Redbox rentals.

Build-A-Bear Workshop Offers New Seasonal Gifts and Personalized Furry Friends for All
This holiday season, Build-A-Bear Workshop® (NYSE: BBW) has great gifts for everyone's wish list including a new collection of furry friends with sweetly scented accessories, classic Christmas characters, gifts that give back and unique stocking stuffers.

Renowned Song Stylist Doug Ferony Brings His Sinatra/Rat Pack Magic to the Triad Theatre in Manhattan September 29 as Part of a Double Bill Featuring 'Beatlemania Again' -- The First in His Lineup of Fall Performances
The distinguished singer and charismatic entertainer Doug Ferony (www.dougferony

Duck Tape(R) "Rolls Across America" Tour Bus Hits the Road
Duck® brand is hitting the road this summer with the first-ever Duck Tape® "Rolls Across America" Tour. The custom, bright green, 31-foot Duck® Bus will make its way to duct tape enthusiasts in over a dozen major U.S. cities now through December

Arizona Couple Takes Grand Prize in Duck(R) Brand 2012 Stuck at Prom(R) Scholarship Contest
Several months, 127 hours and 18 rolls of Duck Tape® designing have paid off in a big way for Lara Ford and Cole Sudduth. Duck® brand today announces that the Mesa, Ariz. couple out-styled 234 other competitors throughout North America to claim the Grand Prize spot in the 12th Annual Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

China Entertainment Conglomerate Is Born
China Mainstream Media National Film Capital's Beijing headquarters (National Film Capital) announces at the Shanghai Film Festival the initial investment of over $300 Million USD in ten English-language co-production films. The first signed deal is Stan Lee's new tent pole, "Ming: the Annihilator

Duck(R) Brand Announces Top 10 Winners for 12th Annual Stuck at Prom(R) Scholarship Contest
For the past three months, budding designers and crafty fashionistas in high schools across North America have devoted hundreds of hours -- and even more rolls of Duck Tape® -- creating fabulous do-it-yourself prom outfits for an unforgettable prom night. Now it's time to see the best of the bunch!

'The Amazing Spider-Man' scores biggest Hollywood opener in India
Sony's 'The Amazing Spider-Man', the superhero reboot which gave the jump to moviegoers in India, Korea, Japan and elsewhere on Friday, grossed an estimated 50.2 million dollars in 13 overseas markets this weekend.

Andrew Garfield designed skateboard for new Spider-Man flick
Andrew Garfield has revealed that he designed the Spiderman's skateboard for his film 'The Amazing Spider-Man.'

Channing Tatum plans to turn stripper movie 'Magic Mike' into musical
Channing Tatum and director Steven Soderbergh have announced that they will bring the male stripper movie 'Magic Mike' to the stage.

Emma Stone bakes to tackle anxiety
Emma Stone has revealed that she turned to baking during the making of new movie 'The Amazing Spider-man' to cope with her anxiety.

Andrew Garfield feeling disillusioned after high profile spider man role
Andrew Garfield, who played a superhero in the blockbuster 'The Amazing Spider-Man', has revealed that his high-profile role has left him feeling disillusioned.

Empire State Building to turn red and blue to screen Spider Man premier
Spider-Man has finally conquered the Empire State Building and the landmark will shine red and blue for the premiere of the new Spidey movie, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.

Andrew Garfield calls youthful looks 'blessing and curse'
Andrew Garfield has revealed that his youthful looks are a "blessing and a curse", especially when he is trying out for film roles.

Comic book films' success credited to super fans
Researchers have tried to find out why the audiences are continuing to see film after film based on comic book heroes, which have been major draws at theatres across the country and around the world during recent and past summers.

Emma Stone 'flattered' by Jim Carrey's wacky YouTube love letter
Emma Stone has admitted that she was flattered when Jim Carrey publicly declared his love for her in a bizarre YouTube message last year.

Andrew Garfield feeling pressure of Spiderman role
British actor Andrew Garfield has spoken about the pressure of playing a comic book character that was his hero while growing up.

Emma Stone had 'instant chemistry' with Andrew Garfield
Emma Stone has revealed that she and real-life boyfriend Andrew Garfield had "instant chemistry" when working on 'The Amazing Spider-Man'. - Exclusive Launch Partner for Amazing Spiderman Toys, India’s leading e-commerce company has launchedan exclusive and licensed range of Spiderman action toys and remote controlled vehicles, based upon the theme of the forthcoming Hollywood blockbuster “The Amazing Spiderman”. This exciting range leverages on the worldwide popularity of adventures of Peter Parker as Spiderman and commands an appeal across age groups

Mathematical models predict success of movies at box office
A set of mathematical models helped Japanese scientists to predict the success or failure of blockbuster movies at the box office.

University professor got fired for giving James Franco 'D' grade
A university professor has revealed that he lost his job after he gave Hollywood actor James Franco an embarrassing 'D' grade in a course he was teaching because the 'Spider Man' star showed up for only two out of the 14 lectures he was supposed to attend.

Kirsten Dunst granted temporary protection from obsessed French man
Kirsten Dunst has got a protection order from an L.A County Superior Court judge against a 51-year-old French man who allegedly flew to the US more than five times to see her and even confronted her mother on her doorstep.

Dunst worried about missing out on parenting
Kirsten Dunst has admitted that she is desperately looking for a guy to spend the rest of her life with because she worries about missing out on parenting.

Tobey Maguire to pay $80k to settle illegal poker lawsuit
Actor Tobey Maguire has reportedly agreed to settle a lawsuit filed over more than 311,000 dollars he was paid by a convicted Ponzi scheme operator in Texas.

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield confirm romance
Spider Man stars Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield have gone public with their romance by holding hands during a day out in New York.

Kirsten Dunst reveals Disney animators' 'dirty little secret'
Kirsten Dunst feels that Disney animators' family friendly films feature segments of saucy adult humour.

'Spider-Man' musical's director Julie Taymor sues show's producers
The director for 'Spider-Man' musical Julie Taymor has filed a lawsuit against the producers of the Broadway show she created, claiming that she was unfairly compensated.

Stone shocked by sudden casting in 'Spider-Man'
Actress Emma Stone did not get time to inform her loved ones about landing a role in the new 'Spider-Man' movie, as the casting news hit the internet minutes after she was informed.

Media Lab Releases SiteGrinder 3.5
Media Lab Inc., premier provider of Photoshop plug-in website creation technologies, announces the release of its new SiteGrinder 3.5 website development plug-in for Photoshop. SiteGrinder 3.5 now writes HTML5 and CSS3 code allowing designers to take advantage of features in the latest browsers and Apple iOS devices like the iPad and iPhone.

Sony Helps Support the Prevention of HIV and AIDS in Africa
Sony provided a high-definition (HD) video projector boasting a 7,000 lumen brightness, 150-inch screen, and professional switchers that are easy to carry and operate, to show movies and music videos, along with educational content, to the public at outdoor sites

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