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2014-03-20 00:21:25

The Last of Us Wins Game of the Year, Best Design, and Best Narrative Awards; Papers, Please and BioShock Infinite Among the Night's Other Top Winners SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The emotionally intense and visceral post-apocalyptic action title, The Last of Us has captured the award for Game of the Year at Tonight's Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony during the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The game was also...

2014-02-18 23:02:18

Independent International Sports Supplement Website STACK3D Names Giant #1 (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 STACK3D has counted down the 'Top Five' brands in Sports Nutrition for 2013 at their website. For those who have been waiting and wondering what company took home top honors on the list of best brands from 2013, STACK3D has selected Giant Sports Products (http://www.giantsportsproducts.com) of Brick, NJ as the #1 brand in Sports Nutrition for 2013. The competition was fierce and...

2014-01-16 23:25:53

Independent International Sports Supplement Website STACK3D Names Giant #1 Brick, NJ (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 STACK3D (http://www.stack3d.com) has counted down the 'Top Five' brands in Sports Nutrition for 2013 at their website. For those who have been waiting and wondering what company took home top honors on the list of best brands from 2013, STACK3D has selected Giant Sports Products (http://www.giantsportsproducts.com) of Brick, NJ as the #1 brand in Sports Nutrition for 2013....

2013-11-19 16:49:06

As the Do-It-Yourself Biology (DIYbio) community has grown, so have concerns among media and policymakers about these science enthusiasts’ ability to wield DNA and manipulate life. In 2009, for example, a Wall Street Journal headline summed up the popular misconception: “In Attics and Closets, ‘Biohackers’ Discover their Inner Frankenstein.” But in a first-ever survey of DIYbio practitioners (DIYers), the Synthetic Biology Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

2013-09-23 23:03:08

Giant Sports changes the game in the sports nutrition industry with a 100% "open label" pre-workout product that uses the best, premium & patented ingredients. Brick, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Giant Sports Products LLC is set to “shock and awe” with their third product SKU set to dominate the sports nutrition industry’s pre-workout category with a product aptly named, Metabolic Bioshock®. The product is set to make its debut towards the end of...

2011-06-28 00:00:31

Fluorescent Black, a wildly popular science fiction comic printed first as a periodical in Heavy Metal Magazine and later as a collected novel, will now be released in European territories, in three different languages: Spanish, French and English. French printer Bragelonne and Spanish printer Norma Editorial will be releasing the books in October of 2011. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Fluorescent Black, a wildly popular science fiction comic printed first as a periodical in Heavy...

2008-09-21 12:00:14

By Jerry Johnston Deseret News "THE FLY," Los Angeles Opera, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, Calif., through Sept. 27 (www.losangelesopera.com) It's not often people will pay $200 a ticket to watch Placido Domingo keep his mouth closed, but that's the case with "The Fly," an opera creating a good deal of buzz at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Domingo directs the orchestra for this one. But his role is just one of the many sides to the story that make "The Fly" an...

2008-09-12 00:00:18

By Jim Farber When Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore told Placido Domingo that he wanted to compose an opera based on the 1986 film version of "The Fly," the artistic director of the Los Angeles Opera should have heeded the warning of the movie's heroine, "Be afraid. Be very afraid!" The disappointing results are now on stage at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, where "The Fly" received its American premiere Sunday with Domingo conducting. The world premiere took place in July at the...

2008-09-09 21:00:14

By Jim Farber When Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore told Placido Domingo that he wanted to compose an opera based on the 1986 film version of "The Fly," the artistic director of Los Angeles Opera should have heeded the warning of the movie's heroine: "Be afraid. Be very afraid!" The disappointing results are now on stage at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, where "The Fly" received its American premiere Sunday with Domingo conducting. The world premiere took place in July at the Theatre du...

2008-09-06 00:00:18

By Evan Henerson More than two decades after creating an ick factor with "The Fly," David Cronenberg and Howard Shore are trying to make it sing. Cronenberg, the acclaimed film director ("Dead Ringers,""A History of Violence"), says he doesn't like returning to previously trodden creative ground. But he's breaking his rule in a big way with a new Los Angeles Opera production based on his 1986 sci-fi horror film. "The Fly," with a score by three-time Oscar winner Shore ("The Lord of the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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