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2014-03-19 08:25:19

DUBAI, UAE, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soon to hit the theaters is another action-packed adventure of one of Marvel's super heroes. Following its success in 2011 when Captain America: The First Avenger was released, the new movie which premiered in Los Angeles last March 13 is described as "Absolutely Incredible". (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140319/675167 ) Captain America: The Winter Soldier, a highly-anticipated blockbuster...

2011-04-29 14:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fight the evil forces of Doctor Doom with your favorite Marvel Super Heroes in Marvel's first free-to-play MMO (massively multiplayer online game) as Gazillion Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment announced today that Super Hero Squad Online is now live for kids and parents to enjoy. Every day is a new adventure with daily combat missions! Battle the mega huge space dragon Fin Fang Foom or match wits with the devilishly clever Doctor...

2010-07-13 07:55:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The billionaire Super Hero in the iron suit is back in Marvel Studios' and Paramount Pictures' thrilling sensation IRON MAN 2, debuting on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital download September 28, 2010. Packed with fantastic battles, stunning visual effects and an all-star cast, the new blockbuster adventure will be available to own as a three-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack with digital copy, as a limited edition two-disc DVD with digital copy, or as a...

2009-09-29 09:57:04

A South African spider more poisonous than its cousin the black widow is spreading throughout the most southern part of California, authorities said. The brown widow first was spotted in San Diego in 2004 and since has multiplied by the thousands, KTLA-TV reported Tuesday. The brown widow recently was seen as far south as Imperial Beach, near the Mexican border, and as far north as Carlsbad in northern San Diego County. Brown widows are also being seen inland, rather than just in ocean...


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Mediterranean Black Widow, Latrodectus tredecimguttatus
2013-10-09 12:38:45

The Mediterranean Black Widow (Latrodectus tredecimguttatus), known also as the Steppe Spider, is a species of widow spiders within the genus Latrodectus. It is commonly found throughout the Mediterranean region, ranging from Portugal to southwest and central Asia. Specimens from central Asia are also known by the binomial name Latrodectus lugubris; that name, however, is considered out of date, though it is still commonly found in the literature. Many consider this spider a Latrodectus...

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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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