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2009-07-22 09:38:23

Many animal species such as snakes, insects and fish have evolved camouflage defenses to deter attack from their predators. However research published in New Phytologist has discovered that trees in New Zealand have evolved a similar defense to protect themselves from extinct giant birds, providing the first evidence of this strategy in plant life."Plants are attacked by a bewildering array of herbivores and in response they have evolved a variety of defenses to deter predators such as thorns...

2008-09-17 12:00:22

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed filmmaker John Landis is joining Emmy Award(R)-winning executive producer Kevin Burns and Prometheus Entertainment to produce the Starz original special Starz Inside: Ladies or Gentlemen, a history of cross-dressing in film. The one-hour documentary is scheduled to premiere on Starz, Tuesday, December 16 at 10:00 p.m. (et/pt). Starz Inside: Ladies or Gentlemen, inspired by Jean-Louis Ginibre's critically acclaimed book, will take a...

2005-08-07 20:40:28

By Ray Richmond LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - If you're 79-year-old Hugh Hefner, paradise these days means sharing your life with three young blondes who spend an inordinate amount of time primping in front of a mirror and playing with their dogs. That's what it's come to inside the Playboy Mansion, where Hefner girlfriends Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson fawn all over the man of the house while pretending to like one another. Such is the dynamic of "The Girls...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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