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Pacific Pinball Museum Opens New ‘Science Room’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In furtherance of its mission: to teach art, science and history through pinball while preserving this unique part of American culture, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) will be recreating a room within its facility to strictly focus on teaching science through pinball.

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2014/15 California State Championship Pinball Tournament to be held at Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda

ALAMEDA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The body that ranks the world’s best pinball players, the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA), is coordinating the second annual State Championship Series finale, a competition held simultaneously across 33 different states on Saturday, Feb. 7. This year’s competition in California will be held at the Pacific […]

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American Pinball Exhibition Bound for Europe

SAN FRANCISO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) has signed an agreement with Phaeno Museum of Wolfsburg, Germany to create a never-before-seen exhibition of pinball art and science. This will mark the first time a major exhibition of pinball art and exhibits has made the journey to Europe.

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Wayne Fromm

Selfie Stick Cyber Attack

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor of the selfie stick for smartphones and GoPro cameras, Wayne Fromm, is setting the record straight and is furious at all the misreporting of the invention’s origin. It was named invention of the year by TIME magazine, as if it was an anonymous invention, and […]

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2014 Mad Hatter Holiday Festival Celebrating our 5th Year Anniversary

VALLEJO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Vallejo, Calif. has gone Mad for the month of December – Mad Hatter that is – with its popular ‘Mad Hatter Holiday Festival’ that attracts thousands to the historic downtown district with its whimsical and fire-shooting Wonderland recreation that turns the city into a […]

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Rice Bucket Challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge Morphs into Rice Bucket Challenge

NEW YORK, N.Y. and TANAUAN, Philippines, Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since Spring, the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ has raised over $80 million for funding ALS research. Inspired by this success, the Rice Bucket Challenge has been created by non-profit groups including the World Mind Network, Adelina Foundation and BatangasVarsitarian.net.

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The Showroom

World’s First PR Gallery to Open in Florida This Week

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces they will open the doors to their new concept The Showroom, the world’s first public relations gallery, this Thursday in the Warehouse Arts District in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

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Junipero Serra

Father Junipero Serra, California Icon, Celebrates 300th Birthday on Sunday: Role in the Story of the Real Treasure Island Remembered

KITTY HAWK, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Maritima Press says that John Amrhein, Jr., their author from the Outer Banks of North Carolina, made a surprising discovery while researching his award winning book, ‘Treasure Island: The Untold Story’ (ISBN 978-0983084303). Father Junipero Serra played a pivotal role in this dramatic true story […]

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Canada’s First Google Glass Explorer, David Ciccarelli of Voices.com

TORONTO, Ontario, July 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — London ON-based tech entrepreneur, David Ciccarelli, CEO and co-founder of Voices.com, is the very first Canadian to experience Google Glass as a Google Glass Explorer. He joins just 8000 other people around the world as a Glass Explorer, and is only 1 of eventually 3 Canadians to […]

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Nude Pregnant Kim Kardashian ‘Fertility Statue’ Unveiling in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A nude pregnant sculpture of Kim Kardashian with her belly fully accessible for gallery-goers to rub for ‘good luck’ is set for L.A. exhibit. The nude statue joins the celebrity baby sculptures created recently by artist Daniel Edwards; celebrating the beauty of celebrity pregnancy. The recent […]

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Leaked 3D Ultrasounds of Kimye and the Duchess of Cambridge: Prenatal Portraits of Celebrity Babies in Upcoming L.A. Unveiling

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The leaked 3D ultrasounds of Socialite Kim Kardashian and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine ‘Kate’ Middleton have been fabricated into works of art by celebrity artist Daniel Edwards; concluding the artist’s ‘Celebrity Baby Boomer’ series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture ‘Monument to Pro-Life,’ which depicted a nude Britney […]

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Gunther’s Games Arcade Reopens on Broadway

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An arcade and pinball gaming staple that stood in downtown Columbia for more than 25 years before closing its doors is back on Broadway. The official Grand Opening of Gunther’s Games is scheduled for Saturday April 27, with activities running throughout the evening.

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MONOPOLY Game ‘Comes to Life’ in L.A. Exhibit

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that L.A. street artist ALEC Monopoly will bring the game of MONOPOLY to life at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles, where the artist plans to sell one of his popular pieces for MONOPOLY money and create a designer game piece with Actor […]

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See What’s Inside The Presidential Candidates’ Heads

WINTERSET, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pumpkin Ranch owners, Dave and Jennifer Handsaker and a crew of creative, dedicated hands have accomplished what most political pundits and media have been trying for years – a path through the intricate minds of our presidential candidates. Think of it. How would you like to take a stroll […]

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