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2008-10-08 06:00:22

NYC based pop artist Jenny H is giving away a free downloadable demo of her latest album "Meant To Be" as an interactive custom music playapp at www.PlayApp.com. PlayApps are single file, custom multimedia programs that can contain music, pictures, lyrics, and video. The songs in the "full version" Jenny H music playapp are extractable as 192 kbps MP3 files while the pictures are extractable as high resolution JPG files. PlayApps can be created for any computer system, but are initially...

2008-09-08 21:00:18

DALLAS - The oldest gorilla in captivity, a 55-year-old female named Jenny, has died at the Dallas Zoo - her home for more than half a century, a spokesman said Friday. Zoo officials euthanized Jenny on Thursday night because of an inoperable tumor in her stomach. The International Species Information System, which maintains records on captive animals, confirmed that Jenny was the oldest gorilla in its database. "We had a tough time saying goodbye," said Todd Bowsher, curator of the...

2008-09-07 12:00:13

By Associated Press DALLAS -- The oldest gorilla in captivity, a 55-year-old female named Jenny, has died at the Dallas Zoo -- her home for more than half a century, a spokesman said. Zoo officials decided to euthanize Jenny on Thursday night because of an inoperable tumor in her stomach. Jenny had stopped eating and drinking recently, and tests showed she was unlikely to recover, zoo spokesman Sean Greene said Friday. "The last couple of weeks we noticed that she hadn't been feeling all...

2008-09-06 18:00:16

THE oldest living gorilla in captivity has died at her home in the US. Dallas Zoo spokesman Sean Greene said today that Jenny was put down at the age of 55 because of an inoperable tumour in her stomach. Jenny had stopped eating and drinking recently, and zoo officials decided to put her to sleep last night after test results showed she was unlikely to recover. She was one of five gorillas at the zoo. Gorillas in the wild normally would live to age 30 or 35, experts say. Of the...

2008-09-06 18:00:16

By LINDA STEWART BALL By Linda Stewart Ball The Associated Press DALLAS The oldest gorilla in captivity, a 55-year-old female named Jenny, has died at the Dallas Zoo - her home for more than half a century, a spokesman said Friday. Zoo officials decided to euthanize Jenny on Thursday night because of an inoperable tumor in her stomach. Jenny had stopped eating and drinking recently, and tests showed she was unlikely to recover, zoo spokesman Sean Greene said. "The last couple of...

2008-09-05 21:00:14

The Dallas Zoo said the world's oldest captive gorilla, a 55-year-old female, has died of an inoperable stomach tumor. Zoo officials said the gorilla, Jenny, had recently experienced difficulty eating and drinking as a result of the tumor, the Dallas Morning News reported Friday. The gorilla, who had been with the zoo since 1957 and celebrated her 55th birthday in May, died one month after Hercules, a 43-year-old male silverback gorilla, died of cardiac arrest at the zoo. Officials said...

2008-07-10 15:00:55

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny Craig, Inc. is pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive license agreement for the worldwide rights to use the Volumetrics(R) approach developed by Dr. Barbara Rolls, PhD. An endowed Guthrie Chair in Nutritional Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Rolls is the author of the New York Times' bestselling books The Volumetrics Eating Plan and The Volumetrics Weight Control Plan: Feeling Full on Fewer Calories, and one of...

2008-07-05 15:00:13

Comedian Jim Carrey wore a swimsuit belonging to his girlfriend, Playboy model Jenny McCarthy, on a beach walk in Malibu, Calif., other sunbathers said. The Ace Venture actor, who has a reputation for wild antics on and off screen, wore McCarthy's halter-neck bikini during a stroll with the model, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. The British newspaper said witnesses were shocked by Carrey's feminine attire as he strolled innocently along with McCarthy, who was wearing a more...

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2008-07-03 12:15:00

Like many aging baby boomers, the Golden Girls of the Dallas Zoo are moving around slower, popping pills to ease their aches and pains, and watching their waistlines. Jenny, the oldest gorilla in captivity at 55, can't see well, so zookeepers place fruit and frozen treats in easy-to-find spots. Kamili, 25 and the oldest okapi in captivity, walks around on hay to give her aging legs a break and prevent falls. Bonbon, a 49-year-old chimpanzee, is hand-fed to make sure she eats enough....

2008-06-24 21:00:00

The Dallas Zoo will move its remaining elephant to a wildlife park in Mexico this fall. Jenny, the 31-year-old African elephant, will move to the Africam Safari Park, a 617-acre forested wildlife park located 80-miles southeast of Mexico City, zoo officials said today. There has been much speculation about Jenny's future since the death of her companion KeKe, 39, who died in May of congestive heart failure. Animal activists had requested Jenny be moved to a sanctuary to ensure mental and...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.