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2009-10-12 14:21:00

AMARILLO, Texas, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hastings Entertainment Inc. - Discover Your Entertainment (Nasdaq: HAST), a leading multimedia superstore retailer, announced its plans for a chain-wide after school party celebrating, Dog Days, the newest addition to the New York Times best selling young reader's book series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney. Festivities for the after school parties will take place at all Hastings locations starting at 3:00 pm the afternoon of Monday,...

2009-10-06 10:30:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- This Columbus Day holiday will be one for the books when kids gather at Borders and Waldenbooks stores nationwide Monday, Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. for in-store parties to celebrate the hotly anticipated release of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days," the fourth book in the Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney. The ultra-popular series, which also includes "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules" and "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw,"...

2008-10-05 00:00:16

By Jonathan Romney Director Ulrich Seidl squares up to uncomfortable realities - his latest film exploits the voyeur in us all Film Import Export Ulrich Seidl 135 MINS (18) The last film from the Austrian director Ulrich Seidl was Dog Days, about Viennese suburbanites broiling in the summer sun and being unspeakably vile to each other. It was barely palatable, and brilliant - the sort of film you need to wash down with a stiff schnapps. For Seidl's follow-up, Import Export, you'll need...


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Sirius -- Sirius (α Canis Major, also known as the Dog Star) is the brightest star (-1.46m) in the night sky and can be seen from every inhabited region of the Earth's surface. At a distance of 8.6 light years, Sirius is also one of the nearest stars to Earth. It is a main sequence star of spectral type A0 or A1 and has a mass about 2.4 times that of the Sun. Sirius has a white dwarf companion called Sirius B which orbits it with a period close to 50 years. It was the first white...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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