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2011-05-09 07:00:00

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Five, owner of some of the world's largest and most visited retail destinations, today announced design plans and a new name for the Meadowlands entertainment and retail complex in New Jersey, United States. Triple Five will transform the existing space, now renamed the American Dream | Meadowlands, into the world's largest and premier tourism, entertainment and retail destination eventually reaching 7.5 million square feet. The...

2011-05-04 15:48:00

LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hollywood Reporter's Key Art Awards, one of the most prestigious awards competitions for the entertainment marketing industry, today announced the juries for 2011. The 40th Annual Key Art Awards will take place Oct. 20, at Boulevard 3 in Hollywood. Stay tuned for more detailed information about registration. The Key Art Awards has been known as one of the premier honors in film, and this year the awards show has expanded to include the fields...

2011-05-03 12:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that all 11 directors were re-elected for one-year terms at the company's 2010 annual meeting of shareholders. Re-elected directors are: Gregory H. Boyce, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Peabody Energy; William A. Coley, former Chief Executive Officer and Director of British Energy Group plc; William E. James, co-founder and Managing General Partner of RockPort Capital Partners LLC; Robert B....

2011-04-29 10:24:00

Race, Inequality, and Culture CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How has the socioeconomic position of African Americans changed in the past 50 years? What factors have affected their prosperity, well-being, and social standing? In the new issue of Daedalus, the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 22 prominent social scientists examine "Race, Inequality, and Culture." They consider topics ranging from education and family support to racial...

2011-04-26 11:43:00

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) will host a major conference on food and drug law, regulation and policy in China and the United States June 13-14, in Beijing, China. The FDLI conference, U.S.-China Food and Drug Law: Ensuring Quality, Improving Safety, Expanding Access, is being held in cooperation with Tsinghua University School of Law and Health Law Research Center. The event will cover emerging issues in five key areas:...

2011-04-25 03:00:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PEOPLE en Espanol 's "50 Most Beautiful" issue celebrates its 15th annual edition, honoring the hottest and freshest names in Hispanic entertainment. This year the magazine goes back in time to depict four iconic decades: the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. The exclusive photographs were shot by celebrity photographer Omar Cruz on location in a total of six major cities: New York, Miami, Orlando, Los Angeles, Mexico City and London. Helping to commemorate...

2011-04-19 23:03:43

OSU's Li disrupts cellular messages through fragment-based drug design An Ohio State biophysicist used a supercomputer to search thousands of molecular combinations for the best configuration to block a protein that can cause breast or prostate cancer. Chenglong Li, Ph.D., an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy at The Ohio State University (OSU), is leveraging a powerful computer cluster at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) to develop a drug that will block the...

2011-04-18 08:05:00

HOPKINTON, Mass., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced the world's first Data Scientist Summit to be held May 11-12 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. The inaugural event, hosted at EMC World 2011, brings together data scientists and leaders from industry and academia to exchange ideas and explore their potential to change business and society in unprecedented ways. Attendees will span today's...

2011-04-12 08:32:00

AKRON, Ohio, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholders of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: GT) today re-elected 12 members of the company's Board of Directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050204/GTLOGO ) Re-elected were: James C. Boland, former president, chief executive officer and vice chairman, Cavaliers Operating Company, LLC; James A. Firestone, executive vice president and president, corporate operations, Xerox Corporation; Werner Geissler, vice...

2011-03-23 08:03:00

Popular comic strip Zits to help raise awareness of dangers of texting while driving through an array of AAA resources targeted at teens NEW YORK & ORLANDO, Fla., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading comics syndicate King Features Syndicate and AAA, North America's largest motoring and leisure travel organization, have come together to help put a stop against one of the most dangerous issues currently facing young drivers: texting while driving. According to research by...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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