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2009-06-26 13:03:00

Head of Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory Appointed CTO of Panasonic Corporation of North America SECAUCUS, N.J., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panasonic Corporation of North America today named Eisuke Tsuyuzaki its new Chief Technology Officer. Mr.

2009-04-07 15:13:30

Canadian researchers say they've determined the scent of grapevine flowers comes from pollen grains stored in the anthers, not just the petals. University of British Columbia scientists from the school's Wine Research Center and Michael Smith Laboratories were studying grapes used to produce Cabernet Sauvignon from British Columbia's Okanagan region when they identified a gene that produces and regulates fragrance from the vines' tiny clusters of green blossoms. This was a surprise in...

2009-02-24 12:28:36

An Aston Martin DB5, identical to the model featured in a number of classic James Bond movies, is going up for auction, Eddisons announced Tuesday. The car is the same type that appeared in the films Goldfinger, Thunderball, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies and Casino Royale.

2008-12-08 12:07:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Publishing Corp. today announced the launch of celebrity gossip and entertainment Web site Gossip Sauce (http://www.GossipSauce.com), offering red carpet access to engaging and trustworthy celebrity and entertainment news.

2008-11-21 20:32:50

A first-edition British copy of You Only Live Twice, inscribed by author Ian Fleming to the real James Bond, is going up for auction. Profiles in History said the novel was inscribed by Fleming on the front free endpaper: To the real James Bond from the thief of his identity. Ian Fleming, Feb.

2008-11-14 15:00:16

British actor Daniel Craig, who has starred in many acclaimed arthouse films, says he is amazed by how well his James Bond movies do at the box office.

2008-11-13 09:25:00

By Claudia Puig In Quantum of Solace (**1/2 out of four), the stunts are as muscular and the film as handsome to look at as the hero who so ably pulls them off. But the story linking it all together is thin and weak.

2008-11-07 06:00:13

By Anthony Breznican, USA TODAY J BEVERLY HILLS ames Bond needs a day off. In the latest 007 thriller, Quantum of Solace, Daniel Craig continues to explore the depths of the iconic superspy, this time (his second) revealing a man consumed by his job.

2008-10-09 18:00:24

DANIEL CRAIG has admitted having plastic surgery to fix injuries sustained on the set of the latest Bond film. The star, 40, severed his fingertip and had eight stitches on his face after being accidentally kicked by a Quantum of Solace co- star.


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2010-10-12 18:40:32

The videocassette recorder, or VCR, is a type of tape recorder that uses removable videotape cassettes containing magnetic tape to record audio and video. The VCR is different from the VTR since the VTR can be reel-to-reel devices that require hand-threading of the tape from a single supply reel. VCR's have a tuner and programmable timer which began as a simple mechanical counter-based feature similar to those available on contemporary audio equipment. These features quickly turned into a...

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Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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