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2010-06-28 09:34:00

NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaiam, Inc., a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced today the release of the most anticipated hit title of the year - Discovery Channel's Shark Week: Jaws of Steel Collection. Available on DVD and high-def Blu-ray Disc, this special compilation of never-before-released programs premiered on Discovery as a part of the highly anticipated and highly rated Shark Week event, which has been captivating fans for more than 20 years. Shark...

2010-04-23 14:43:00

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sponsor Me athlete, Makua Rothman, has been nominated for the 2010 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave of the Year Award for his epic ride at Jaws/Peahi, Maui. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100423/LA92415) The two time world tow-in champion, Makua Rothman, dubbed the Crown Prince of The North Shore said, "I am stoked to be part of these awards once again. It feels good to be recognized as a top athlete in my respective sport." Makua...

2010-03-18 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today MakingOf.com, the first and only centralized behind-the-scenes destination, continues its coverage of the highly anticipated HBO miniseries THE PACIFIC by announcing a new weekly question and answer forum with Bruce C. McKenna, Co-executive Producer/Writer of THE PACIFIC. Beginning today, and throughout the ten-week run, MakingOf community members are invited to have their questions answered by McKenna in a dedicated Forum within the...

2010-02-17 06:40:00

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In her touching memoir, "A Cross by the Road: Memoir of a Death Foretold" (published by iUniverse), debut author and grieving mother Jane Quint finally shares her moving story of a terrifying dream that foretold the accidental death of her son and her profound journey through grief after he is taken from her. When Quint's beloved son died in a freak accident as her dream predicted, she was understandably riddled with guilt at not having...

2009-12-01 13:58:28

Hit-and-run attacks by sharks can be solved with a new technique that identifies the culprits by the unique chomp they put on their victims, according to a University of Florida researcher and shark expert. In a method analogous to analyzing human fingerprints, scientists can make identifications by precisely comparing shark bites to the jaws and teeth of the powerful predators, said George Burgess, director of the International Shark Attack File, which is housed at UF's Florida Museum of...

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2009-11-04 08:03:20

The white shark may be the ultimate loner of the ocean, cruising thousands of miles in a solitary trek, but a team of researchers has discovered that the sharks have maintained such a consistent pattern of migration that over tens of thousands of years the white sharks in the northeastern Pacific Ocean have separated themselves into a population genetically distinct from sharks elsewhere in the world. "White sharks are a large, highly mobile species," said Salvador Jorgensen, a postdoctoral...

2009-10-08 18:30:00

Award presented by President William J. Clinton PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Filmmaker and humanitarian Steven Spielberg was presented with the National Constitution Center's 2009 Liberty Medal tonight for his artistic and personal commitment to the preservation of human rights. Spielberg accepted the prestigious Medal in a public ceremony at 6:30 p.m. at the National Constitution Center on Independence Mall in Historic Philadelphia. Through his award-winning...

2009-09-28 09:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating San Francisco Bay's enigmatic shark species, Aquarium of the Bay, in partnership with Sea Stewards, presents SHARKtober, a month-long event focusing on the local shark population. SHARKtober celebrates the White Sharks' annual return to the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, while increasing awareness of the five different species of sharks that live in the Bay. Shark-related activities will take place all month at...

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2009-09-15 21:15:54

Steven Spielberg says he isn't upset Robert Redford's Abraham Lincoln film will be released before his own movie about the 16th president of the United States. Spielberg has been developing his Lincoln film for several years with Northern Irish actor Liam Neeson attached to play the lead. The movie, which had been temporarily sidelined due to budget and location issues, will be about the president's frustration regarding the length of the Civil War, Variety.com said. The independent film...

2009-09-08 07:37:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience an astonishing up-close encounter with the lions and tigers of the ocean when "Sharks" comes to the giant screen of the Dr. Phillips CineDome at the Orlando Science Center. Come face-to-face with a multitude of shark species, including the Great White, Hammerhead, and Whale shark. The film premieres during an ocean-themed Cocktails & Cosmos social event on Saturday, September 19, 2009, and daily public viewings continue through Spring...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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