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2014-08-13 12:26:26

MARVEL'S "GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY" FEATURES CLASSIC 1970s TRACKS BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its second week of release, Hollywood Records and Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1 soundtrack has claimed the top position on the Billboard 200 chart, scanning 109,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Released on July 29, 2014, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1 features classic 1970s songs from the film including Blue Swede's...

2014-03-19 23:30:39

Quasar Lite for Science™ elevates awareness and enthusiasm for science amongst elementary school children with a Quasar Lite® Sport Aircraft, a sixth-grade science syllabus, and a new series of adventure books for young readers. Richland Hills, TX (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 GeBe LLC announces plans to publish 'The Quasar Lite Adventures,' a fictional book series that includes science curriculum. Quasar Lite for Science was designed to engage students with a hands-on aircraft...

2011-06-29 12:45:00

Scientists said on Wednesday that they have discovered the most distant quasar to date, thriving at a time when the Universe was less than 800 million years old. The object is around 100 million years younger than the previously known most distant quasar.  Prior to its discovery, the most distant quasar was about 870 million years old.  The scientists said the newly discovered object was around when the Universe was about 770 million years old, which is only five percent of its...

2008-08-03 09:00:14

By BRUCE WEBER By Bruce Weber The New York Times NEW YORK Luther Davis, a playwright who won a Tony Award in 1954 for the book of the musical "Kismet" and a screenwriter whose films included "The Hucksters," with Clark Gable, and "Lady in a Cage" with Olivia de Havilland, died Tuesday in the Bronx. He was 91 and lived in Manhattan and West Palm Beach, Fla. His death was confirmed by his wife, Jennifer Bassey Davis. A busy author for the screen and the stage, Davis wrote 15 movies...

Word of the Day
  • 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.