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2006-06-14 01:11:51

By Marilyn Moss LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - There might be a bit of the panic button pushed on this thrilling two-hour telecast, but the threats it recounts are no less frightening for it, no less doomsday material. Matt Lauer hosts "Countdown to Doomsday," a telecast from Sci Fi Channel that should make every one of us sit up and take notice. Nevermind the Wellesian-"War of the Worlds" feel of the telecast, Lauer hosts a look at some very real threats that face us and our...

2006-06-14 01:10:00

By Marilyn Moss LOS ANGELES -- There might be a bit of the panic button pushed on this thrilling two-hour telecast, but the threats it recounts are no less frightening for it, no less doomsday material. Matt Lauer hosts "Countdown to Doomsday," a telecast from Sci Fi Channel that should make every one of us sit up and take notice. Nevermind the Wellesian-"War of the Worlds" feel of the telecast, Lauer hosts a look at some very real threats that face us and our planet. The question is begged...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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