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‘Death Mask’ of Baseball Star’s Severed Head Featured in Exhibit – Ted Williams’ Life or Death Controversy Resurrected

NEW YORK, NY – August 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What would be the ultimate prize for a big-game collector of memorabilia from a larger-than-life sports legend? Curious gallery goers may find an answer in the new exhibit titled The Ted Williams Memorial Display with Death Mask from The Ben Affleck 2004 World Series Collection, hosted by the Chelsea district’s First Street Gallery. The gallery kicks off its season with the world premier unveiling of the ‘death mask’ of baseball great Ted Williams’ clinically decapitated frozen head.

The $250 Million Dollar Man – Film Maker Turns Popular Video Games into Movies on the Big Screen

SEATTLE, Wash. – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Filmmaker, director, and fundraising extraordinaire Uwe Boll is Hollywood’s best kept secret. While major directors like Mel Gibson and Steven Spielberg get the glory Boll is quietly making profitable movies has raised over $200 million dollars.

AUDIO AVAILABLE: Podcast – Publishing Basics Radio, Covering the Book Business

NEW YORK CITY, NY – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishing Basics Radio released this week a series of interviews with the nation’s top Print on Demand (POD) book publishers. The seven part series includes interviews with the CEOs of iUniverse(TM) and AuthorHouse(TM), as well as the former finance VP of Xlibris(TM). The podcast series is hosted by Ron Pramschufer, a 30-year veteran of the printing and publishing industries. His straight talking, no nonsense interviewing style falls somewhere between Colombo and Bill O’Reilly.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

New ARD(R) Pads for Mild Anal Incontinence from Birchwood Laboratories

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Birchwood Laboratories announces introduction of its new ARD(R) tapeless, soft and absorbent pads providing a discrete, simple and sanitary solution for managing mild anal incontinence.

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

Baby Bird Productions Puts Four-Letter Words on Children’s Clothing: Words Like Bear, Frog, and Book

BOSTON, Mass. – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the U.S. Department of Education, if children begin kindergarten already knowing the names of many letters, they will master reading more easily. The recognition of letters, knowing their names, and associating letter combinations with the sounds of spoken words are precursors to the development of reading skills.

AUDIO AVAILABLE: Podcast – Send2Press Newswire Weekly News and Entertainment Program

TORRANCE, Calif. – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first episode in a new entertainment talk show podcast was released this week by Send2Press Newswire (www.Send2Press.com) and hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons. The first show features interviews with Scott G ‘The G-Man’ who is a professional voiceover talent heard on dozens of top-brand radio commercials and a popular music recording artist, as well as a chat with the folks at GoldenPalace.com who recently painted 100 cows in Florida with the blessing of PETA.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Nevada Woman Uses Head to Raise Money For Charity

SPARKS, NV – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com, the online casino famous for turning eBay into the ultimate advertising vehicle by acquiring several outrageous items is at it again. They have paid $18,000 to shave a woman’s head and permanently tattoo GoldenPalacePoker.com,’ the website of the popular online poker room, on her bare cranium.

Interviews With Top POD Publishers Reveal the Dark Side of the ‘Pay to Be Published’ Industry

NEW YORK, NY – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Publishing Basics Radio released a series of interviews with the nation’s top Print on Demand (POD) publishers. The seven part series includes interviews with the CEOs of iUniverse and Author House, the top two POD publishers in the country, as well as the former finance VP of XLibris, the third largest. When combined, the interviews paint a revealing picture of an industry slanted more toward selling books and services to authors versus selling books to the public.

Duality Software Releases Calendarscope 2.5 – Scheduling and Planning Tool for PCs and Handhelds

SAINT-PETERSBURG, Russia (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Duality Software announces the release of Calendarscope 2.5, popular calendar software designed for Microsoft Windows. Calendarscope allows people to schedule appointments and plan out their work days, weeks and months ahead. Over four years of its existence, the program has evolved and now includes a variety of helpful features, such as schedule synchronization with Pocket PCs and Palms, web-enabled calendars, iCalendar support, task filtering, backup, printing options and more.

LiveRepair.com Provides Service to a Wider Range of Customers with the Purchase of Ask Dr. Tech

THORNWOOD, NY – August 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded in 1999, LiveRepair.com today is one of the leading PC support solutions provider for home and business PC users alike. Building on its success in the support industry, LiveRepair.com decided to expand business and increase its presence in the home PC users segment.

Family Wars of The 21st Century – Take no Survivors

PENTICTON, B.C., Canada – August 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Gordon Baker, announced today the release of his book, Desperate To Survive (ISBN: 1-59526-011-0). Based on a true story, this book gives a dramatic account of the terrible pain and suffering the author’s sister inflicted on him, in her attempt to become the sole heir to the family’s $300,000 estate.

Leading Authority on Press Release Optimization, Christopher Simmons, Announces Enhanced Services for Send2Press

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – August 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R) announced today an enhanced version of its ContextXpert(TM) solution for optimization and placement of press release content into search engines and databases, which will power the relaunch of Send2Press Newswire (www.Send2Press.com) in September. This technology is based on Neotrope’s ContextEngine(R) system, developed and launched by marketing technologist Christopher Simmons in January of 1996 when AltaVista was the ‘big dog’ in the indexing of online news content. Over the past decade the system has matured along with search portals and other news indexes.

iEmployee Rapidly Integrates M2SYS Biometric Fingerprint System into Workforce Management Software; Deploys to First Customers in Less Than One Week

ATLANTA, GA – August 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, today announced that total workforce management solution company iEmployee has integrated M2SYS’ Bio-Plugin(TM) biometric fingerprint identification system into their web-based PC time clock solution. The strategic partnership signals the expanding acceptance and recognizable value of using a reliable method to capture employee time and attendance data that is more convenient and affordable than a wall mounted time clock or manual time sheet. The addition of iEmployee to M2SYS’ rapidly growing list of software integrator partners also secures M2SYS’ position as an industry leader in providing robust and rapid biometric system integration into enterprise-level ASP software.

The GEM Group, Ltd. Announces ‘How to Start a Tour Guiding Business,’ Workshop and Book by Gerry Mitchell

ATLANTA, GA – August 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The GEM Group, Ltd., offering workshops and seminars on travel and tourism careers and opportunities, today announced the publication of ‘Tour Guiding: How to Start a Tour Guiding Business,’ by Gerry Mitchell, an all-inclusive manual for tourism professionals and anyone who aspires to joint the wonderful world of travel tourism. The book will also be used as a companion volume in Mr. Mitchell’s acclaimed workshop to be held November 6th – November 12th in Charleston, South Carolina.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Multiject and Plasdan Team Up in North America

ROCHESTER, Mich. – August 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multiject LLC has signed an agreement to represent Plasdan Group, an international supplier of machinery and tooling for the plastic injection molding industry. This relationship is effective immediately, and affects all of Plasdan’s injection molding machinery business in North America.

FILED UNDER: Manufacturing
 

Outstanding Intellectual of the Twentieth Century Nominee Presents Paper at the 2005 Mathematical Association of America Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

NORFOLK, VA – August 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, August 4, 2005, Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., nominated to the International Biographical Centre of Cambridge, England, for recognition as an ‘Outstanding Intellectual of the Twentieth Century,’ presented a paper at the MathFest 2005 Conference, of the Mathematical Association of America, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. The paper Dr. Earl presented was entitled ‘A High-Tech In-Service Graduate Math Course.’ In the presentation, Dr. Earl discussed some of the technologies that were used in a mathematics course that Dr. Eurice Dawley, Mrs. Mary Copeland, and he team-taught, to in-service mathematics teachers, during the fall semester of 2004.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

Senator Hagel – Sir, You Bleed Just Like the Rest of Us

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – August 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author and Gospel singer Bob Miller, a registered Republican who has been attacked several times and even suffered a superficial knife wound after making an anti-Bush speech in 2004 that became widely known and published as ‘Democracy Took the Day Off’ said today.

New Book Presents Evidence Proving Pre-Columbian Chinese Maritime Survey of the World

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – August 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Anatole Andro spent two-and-a-half years evaluating Chinese and European historical documents pertaining to the alleged Ming Chinese circumnavigation of the world one hundred years before the great European explorations. The author found that not only did such evidence exist, historians and investigators had knowledge of it. Many even commented on some of the evidence, then provided tenuous explanations for it, ignored it, or supplanted it.

City Network, Inc. Announces Definitive Agreements for Financing

TAIPEI, Taiwan – August 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — City Network, Inc. (Amex: CSN), a company that designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive line of broadband and wireless Internet access solutions and consumer electronic products, announced today that it has entered a securities purchase agreement to sell to a United States accredited investor two secured convertible notes, each in $125,000 principal amount, maturing six months from their respective dates of issuance.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

First American Nationwide Documents Partners with ComplianceEase to Deliver Automated Mortgage Compliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 18, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — First American Nationwide Documents, NYSE: FAF, a member of The First American Corporation family of companies; and ComplianceEase(R), a division of LogicEase Solutions Inc., announced today a strategic alliance to integrate ComplianceEase’s ComplianceAnalyzer(TM) with First American’s Document Management System, FAF, First American

In the New Age of VoIP and Telephone Number Portability ‘Promotional Telephone Numbers’ Online Registry Helps Businesses Find Hard to Get Vanity Phone Numbers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – August 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promotional Telephone Numbers, in association with its sister website Vanitytel.com, today announced the launch of their new online service designed to make it easier for business and professionals to find and obtain desirable and memorable telephone numbers which are compatible with their business.

New Almanac Predicts Early Spring, Low Wheat Harvest and Frequent Insomnia in 2006

TORONTO, Ontario – August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ginseng Press announces the release of ‘The Chinese Almanac 2006.’ The almanac predicts, among other things, that this coming winter will be mild and spring will arrive early, but spring and summer will be abnormally cool. Beans and corn will grow well but wheat will not. Insomnia and heart problems will be common health concerns.

Senator Van de Putte Named President-Elect of National Conference of State Legislators

AUSTIN, TX and SEATTLE, Wash. – August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Senator Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio) is being named President-Elect of the prestigious National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) Friday at their annual conference in Seattle, Washington. Van de Putte, the first Hispanic and the first Texan ever named President-Elect of the organization, will assume the Presidency of the organization next year.

FILED UNDER: Awards and Honors | Business
 

Shakespeare’s True Story – University Seminar Applauds ‘The Monument’

PORTLAND, Ore. – August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shakespeare scholars attending a week-long Concordia University seminar concluded that the great poet-dramatist revealed the most significant chapter of his life in the Sonnets of 1609, as explained in the new 918-page edition by Hank Whittemore entitled The Monument: ‘Shake-Speares Sonnets’ by Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (Meadow Geese Press, ISBN: 0966556453), published this year.

CorEdge Networks Demonstrates Low-Latency Ethernet Switches at Hot Interconnects Symposium

SAN RAMON, Calif. – August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CorEdge Networks, Inc., a leader and innovator in ATCA (Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture) and MicroTCA switching equipment, will showcase two low-latency non-blocking Ethernet switches with demonstrated performance of under 3.5 microsecond delay at the 13th annual IEEE Symposium on high performance interconnects. The Hot Interconnects show will take place on August 17~19, 2005 at the William R. Hewlett Teaching Center at Stanford University in California.

FILED UNDER: Technology
 

New Board Game Features Celebrity Criminals and Liberals

ANNAPOLIS, MD. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WelfareGame.com announced today a new board game ‘Capital Punishment’ with Celebrity Criminals and Liberals. It has also re-released the controversial board game, ‘Public Assistance: Why Bother Working for a Living?’ as a downloadable file, originally banned in the 80’s.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment
 

25 Security Industry CEOs and Presidents Share Their Views on Growth Trends and the Business of Security

NEW YORK CITY, NY – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the 10th consecutive year, the Securing New Ground(TM) (SNG) Conference will bring together more industry leaders and investors than any other security industry conference. On November 16 & 17, more than 25 Presidents and CEOs from the security industry’s leading suppliers, integrators and investors will present their views on business trends and the investment outlook for the security industry.

Waymon Lefall Brings a Missing Piece of African American History to Children’s Book, ‘The Legend of Jocko’

BALTIMORE, MD – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — His book shares the little known, inspirational story of a 12-year-old, African American boy named Jocko who sacrificed his life for our country. According to LeFall, young Jocko’s moment of sacrifice, came just when George Washington faced defeat during the Revolutionary War, and headed across the Delaware River to Trenton, New Jersey to attack the British. As legend goes, Jocko, who had crossed the Delaware earlier along with volunteer troops, offered to guard Washington’s horses so that they would be there waiting for him. Only, by the time Washington made it across the icy river, Jocko had frozen to death.

City of Adel Completes Wireless Internet Expansion – Southlink.us Connects Cities in Cook County, Georgia

ATLANTA, GA – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camvera Networks, a wireless systems integrator, operator, and provider of fixed wireless Internet access solutions for small municipalities, today announced the expansion of Adel, Georgia’s wireless Internet system, Southlink.us, that will cover most of Cook County, Georgia. This expansion will provide a ‘wireless last mile solution’ utilizing non-line-of-sight (NLOS) wireless technologies for coverage outside the city limits of Adel to surrounding areas including the City of Lenox, GA – the first city beyond Adel to obtain the new Southlink service. Additional expansion to other nearby cities is also planned.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

SPI Litigation Direct Names Calano to Head U.S. EDD Operations

AUSTIN, TX – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SPI Litigation Direct LLC has promoted Richard Calano director of electronic data discovery operations in the United States. Based in the company’s headquarters in Austin, Texas, he will be responsible for EDD data analysis and reporting, EDD production operations and EDD production quality assurance.

Welfare Game Banned in the 80’s is Back – Game with Celebrity Criminals and Liberals Also Released

ANNAPOLIS, MD – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WelfareGame.com announced today that it has re-released the controversial board game, ‘Public Assistance: Why Bother Working for a Living?’ as a downloadable file. New ‘Game-to-Personal-Printer’ concept introduced.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

Trippin’ Tune Tattooz Cover More Than The iPod

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a while iPod owners have cured their white iPod blues with iPod tattoos, a thin colorful iPod skin that wraps around a majority of the iPods surface. iPod tattoos are a great way for iPod owners to be unique and their tattooed iPods themselves look great, but what about the accessories? Snap on an iTrip (by Griffin Technology) and something looks out of place. The answer, iPod tattoos with matching accessory tattoos. Matrix Productions, Inc. has re-released its complete line of TuneTattooz brand tattoos for the iPod Mini with an additional tattoo that covers the iTrip Mini.

FILED UNDER: Electronics | Technology
 

Brokers of All Sorts Flock to eBay to Bid on (877) BROKERS Toll Free and Domain

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Holy Grail of toll free numbers for brokers – (877) BROKERS – is up for auction on eBay by seller Nader Anise. It is item # 7537987363. Experts believe this may be one of the highest selling toll free numbers ever auctioned on eBay. The domain name, www.1-877-brokers.com, is also included as part of the package.

FILED UNDER: Auction
 

Holy Pierogi: Fried Image of Christ Sold to Online Casino

POINT PLACE, OH – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adding to an already eclectic collection of religious oddities and other weird items, online casino GoldenPalace.com paid $1,775 USD to win an eBay auction for a pierogi that bears the image of Jesus Christ.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Floating Mid-air Video Display Hits Market – Heliodisplay

SO. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IO2 Technology today announced the release of its Heliodisplay(TM) projector, which projects video onto thin air. IO2 Technology creates and commercializes next-generation display technologies, and the Heliodisplay(TM), is the first such device released by the company. This revolutionary technology displays any video source in full, high-resolution color in free space, without need for a screen.

Pro-Pot Republican and Presidential Candidate Publishes Book, ‘9021GROW’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 9021GROW is sure to be one of the most controversial publications of 2005. CraigX has worked with Star magazine and written for High Times magazine and this book, 9021GROW (ISBN-0-9747110-0-4) is a combination of the two genres with a prophetic message. As the owner of America’s premier hemp store, 2000B.C., CraigX was arrested standing up for his Free Speech rights. He went to court with attorney, Eric Shevin, and won the right to call a water pipe a ‘bong.’

Jonna Gill Couture Jewelry Launches Web Boutique

NEW YORK, NY – August 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonna Gill LLC, a Greenwich Village, New York City based designer, specializing in the design and creation of fine couture jewelry, luxury apparel and elegant home accessories, today announced the launch of her Web boutique at www.JonnaGill.com, offering the same couture quality to customers worldwide.

Are You Paying Another Company’s Phone Bills? Let’s Talk about Errors in Your Phone Bills

ORLANDO, Fla. – August 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Barbara Clements, President of Auditel Inc. of Florida, recommends taking a closer look at your communication bills. Your bills may have hidden charges and telecom contracts that were signed without Management approval. With increased mergers, acquisitions, changes in Phone Company billing systems, telecom costs are on the rise. It’s time for Management and their Accounts Payable Department to be on the alert for errors, over-billings, and tariff violations.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s Battle-Stained Bandage Sold On eBay

PARIS, FRANCE – August 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tying together the past and present, the authentic bandage that was used to treat the head injury of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon from the 1973 October War was sold on eBay to popular online casino GoldenPalace.com for $10,000. The seller claims to be the son of an army medic who changed Sharon’s bandage and kept the bloodstained one as a souvenir.

FILED UNDER: Auction
 

Universist Movement places Christianity in Question on August 23, Southern Baptists Respond

LOUISVILLE, KY – August 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Evangelical Christianity, which depends on the literal veracity of the Bible, has become a critical element in today’s most important public policy issues. In light of the questions raised by the latest Biblical scholarship and provocative films like ‘The God Who Wasn’t There,’ has the Christian faith lost its historical underpinnings? What should be the role of Christian faith in American society and politics? In another chapter of the culture wars, on August 23 the Universist Movement will ask a distinguished panel these and other questions critical to our times.

FILED UNDER: Religion and Churches