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2008-09-23 00:00:22

By Bob Shields I SEE the new 007 movie Quantum Of Solace will not include the phrase "The name's Bond, James Bond". The phrase has been used in all 21 Bond films to date and is part of movie legend. Director Marc Foster says the 007 format needed "reinvigorating". I'mshaken and a little stirred. The phrase will be around long after Foster's name has faded into Hollywood oblivion. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-17 03:00:16

By Brenda Duran LONG BEACH - A voyage of 2,600 miles to raise awareness of ocean debris aboard a raft made of trash earned Marcus Eriksen a spot on Smooth's Sports Grille's new community "Hall of Legends" on Tuesday. More than a dozen people showed up to congratulate Eriksen, a research and education director, as he received the honorary photo plaque from Smooth's owner John Morris for his brave journey at sea during the months of June and August. "Marcus Eriksen is the Matlock of Long...

2008-08-26 06:00:38

By Tim Cornwell HE MARKED his 78th birthday yesterday and has not made a film in five years. But Sir Sean Connery, dressed in a natty white polo shirt and James Bond-ish black blazer, still makes women swoon. As the actor launched his book Being a Scot, an idiosyncratic look at his life and Scotland, an American woman in the Charlotte Square audience got her chance. "Hi, Sean, I've waited 45 years for this moment," she told him. "I want to make sure you've seen me. Of all the women...

2008-08-24 03:00:17

By Edited by Mickey McMonagle WHITE Stripe Jack White says he loved teaming up with Alicia Keys for the next James Bond theme. The pair recorded Another Way To Die for the new 007 movie Quantum Of Solace and Jack says: "I drummed for her voice and she mimicked the guitar tones, then we joined our voices and screamed and moaned about isolation. "We wanted to push soul into the tapes - join the family of Bassey and Connery." (c) 2008 Sunday Mail; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC....

2008-08-22 12:00:34

Responding to the announced delay of the next "Harry Potter" movie, Sony and MGM say they are moving back the release date of the upcoming James Bond film. The Bond picture "Quantum of Solace" will be released a week later than planned, on Nov. 14 instead of Nov. 7, the show business newspaper Variety reported Friday. "We believe Nov. 14 is a great date that allows us to play straight through Thanksgiving and right into Christmas," Jeff Blake, Sony chairman of worldwide marketing and...

2008-08-12 21:00:14

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Horry County, South Carolina, in an effort to protect current domestic air service to the destination, have announced the reduction of landing fees for a 9-month period, effective September 1, 2008, with an option to continue. To attract international air service, landing fees will be eliminated for all non-U.S. routes. Landing fees at the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) will be reduced from $1.97 to $.50 per 1,000 lbs. landing...

2008-08-07 15:00:26

Internet usage has evolved greatly in the past few years. People today use it for a variety of reasons, such as networking, keeping in touch with family and friends, shopping, and doing research. With the ever-growing dependence on the Internet for communication and information, people are also becoming more active in creating their own web content, like blogs. Blogging is becoming an increasingly mainstream activity, attracting a broader segment of consumers who actively write, read, and/or...

2008-07-30 15:00:50

Wednesday is matinee day on Broadway. If you're interested in seeing a show for less, here are some places to try: * The Theatre Development Fund offers up to 50 percent off Broadway and off-Broadway plays at its TKTS booths, at the Marriott Marquis hotel, West 46th Street between Broadway and Eighth (temporary location); at Front and John streets, South Street Seaport; and 1 MetroTech Center, Jay Street and Myrtle Street Promenade, Brooklyn. 212-912-9770 or tdf.org. * Broadwaybox.com...

2008-07-03 12:00:28

Multi-channel shoppers are identified as people who regularly participate in more than one method of shopping, including online, in-store, catalog, and phone order. Experian Consumer Research found that nearly 10% of the U.S. population falls under this category, making multi-channel shoppers an extremely valuable target for retailers. Unlike compulsive "shop-a-holics," multi-channel shoppers are more likely to make educated and informed buying decisions, look for sale items, and research...

2006-12-13 03:00:30

By de Bertoldi, Marco; Civilini, Marcello Despite the variety of composting plants present on the market, the design and operation of composting systems to improve the rate of the process and quality of end products are still an objective that has not been achieved. The composting process evolves through a thermophilic phase followed by a mesophilic one. The metabolism of microorganisms involved in the process is deeply disturbed by environmental changes like temperature, oxygen level and...

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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
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.