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Entertainment News Archive - July 25, 2010

GOTHENBERG, Sweden, July 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An Under-18s football team from Laos, one of the poorest countries on Earth, have been awarded a key trophy at the world's largest youth football tournament. The Laos football team, who are the first football team in the history of Laos to ever play in any European football tournament, have been awarded the Fair Play Cup, in recognition of their outstanding record for good sportsmanship, and having also reached the Under 18s B semi-finals, following many great victories, including those against teams from the United States (2-1), Brazil (5-0), Sweden (3-0), Hungary (2-0) and Scotland (3-2). Laos is widely recognised as the most bombed country in the world, following blanket bombing by American forces during the Vietnam War.

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Kamie Crawford, Miss Maryland Teen USA, was crowned Miss Teen USA 2010 last evening at the beautiful Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas on July 24, 2010. The 17-year-old winner is from Potomac, MD.

LOS ANGELES, July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the official weekend theatrical box office numbers for the weekend period of July 23 through July 25, 2010 according to the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical box office data collection and analytical service. To access the Top-12 grossing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of Sunday, July 25, 2010, please visit RENTRAK.com. About Box Office Essentials Box Office Essentials collects data for virtually every movie theater in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto Rico.

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The final stage of the Tour de France was flooded with color but today, the color black is what stood out from the pack.

SEATTLE, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software today announced explosive growth in the use of Tableau Public. Launched in February, the company's product lets bloggers and publishers tell stories with data on the web.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.