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2009-01-23 07:49:47

Elisabeth Moss's publicist has confirmed to E! News that the U.S. actress recently got engaged to comedian Fred Armisen. Moss is best known for her work on TV's Mad Men and The West Wing. She is currently performing on Broadway in the revival of David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow. Armisen is a cast member of Saturday Night Live. It happened just a few days ago, Moss told USAWeekend.com. It's private, so I don't want to share the details of how it happened, but I will say it was perfect. E! News...

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2008-12-01 13:42:48

Study identifies six different mosses from the Tyrolean Iceman's alimentary tract What we eat can say a lot about us "“ where we live, how we live and eventually even when we lived. From the analysis of the intestinal contents of the 5,200-year-old Iceman from the Eastern Alps, Professor James Dickson from the University of Glasgow in the UK and his team have shed some light on the mummy's lifestyle and some of the events leading up to his death. By identifying six different mosses in...

2008-10-29 09:00:16

Moss Networks, a full-service marketing, publicity and event production powerhouse, is producing the first annual VIP Mix & Mingle Event during the ad:tech NY Show on November 3, 2008. This exclusive, invitation-only event offers a select group of high level executives and business owners the opportunity to entertain VIP clientele and network with industry leaders and peers. With more than a decade of experience, Moss Networks is excited to be putting together this signature VIP event...

2008-10-03 15:00:22

An 18-carat gold sculpture depicting fashion model Kate Moss in a yoga pose has been installed at the British Museum as part of its "Statuephilia" exhibition. Marc Quinn's hollow statue, which is called "Siren" and is estimated to be worth about $2.7 million, has been placed in the museum's Nereid Gallery alongside classic Greek works such as the "Crouching Venus," the Times of London said. The Moss piece is believed to be the biggest gold statue made since Ancient Egyptian times. "I...

2008-10-02 18:00:18

By VAUGHN FORTIER-SHULTZ BY VAUGHN FORTIER-SHULTZ GENERATION NEXT Doom! Doom! Doooooooooooooooom!! If you've ever toted a sign reading "The End is Near," or you've tried to convince people to stop being so happy, and oh, yeah, early Black Sabbath is your thing, check out Moss's new album, Sub Templum. Four songs in 75 minutes sounds a bit like a Grateful Dead performance, but this ain't acoustic rock; it's doom metal's big boys Moss. Their second full-length album, after numerous...

2008-09-30 15:00:36

By ROBERT FELDBERG, STAFF WRITER SPEED-THE-PLOW Previews begin Friday; opens Oct. 23. Ethel Barrymore Theatre Years don't get much better than the one Elisabeth Moss is having. She plays a major character on "Mad Men," which, in its second season, has become one of TV's hottest drama series. (It recently won an Emmy for best dramatic series, becoming the first basic cable series to do so.) And she'll be making her Broadway debut, in a revival of David Mamet's Hollywood...

2008-09-27 03:00:13

By Anonymous A horticultural hotbed with more than 1,000 flora and fauna species in the heart of one of the world's most famous botanical gardens has won national recognition. Waun Las in the National Botanic Garden of Wales was made the country's first national nature reserve last week. The award, from deputy first minister leuan Wyn Jones, aims to safeguard the organic farm in Carmarthenshire for conservation and education. "It plays a unique role in studying biodiversity, promoting...

2008-07-20 18:00:23

A FAMILY of shopkeepers who battered a robber with a bottle of fruit juice are the unlikely stars of a US TV show. Helen, 44, and Howard Moss, 46, lunged at crook Mark Cannon when he tried to hold up their store. CCTV film of the bungled raid has now been used in top US show Most Shocking Hold-ups. The Moss's daughter Louise, 17, who raised the alarm, said: "I couldn't believe it. My parents turned into Starsky and Hutch!" Cannon was jailed for seven years after admitting the...

2006-08-10 08:11:30

By Jane Barrett MADRID (Reuters) - A year is a long time in fashion. Last September, Kate Moss was persona non grata after a British newspaper printed pictures of her apparently snorting large amounts of cocaine. High street fashion chain Hennes & Mauritz temporarily pulled an advertising campaign featuring the British supermodel, Parisian fashion house Chanel said they would not renew her contract and she was notable for her absence from Burberry ads. Fast forward almost a...

2006-08-10 05:42:34

By Jane Barrett MADRID (Reuters) - A year is a long time in fashion. Last September, Kate Moss was persona non grata after a British newspaper printed pictures of her apparently snorting large amounts of cocaine. High street fashion chain Hennes & Mauritz temporarily pulled an advertising campaign featuring the British supermodel, Parisian fashion house Chanel said they would not renew her contract and she was notable for her absence from Burberry ads. Fast forward almost a...


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Reindeer Moss, Cladonia rangiferina
2005-06-02 10:18:18

Reindeer moss is a moss belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. It grows in both temperate and cold climate areas. It has had great economical importance, since it is the main fodder for reindeers. It can also be used in the making of aquavit and is sometimes used as decoration in glass windows. Reindeer moss is actually another name for reindeer lichen. This lichen is found in the Alpine tundra and can survive in the cold. Image Caption: Reindeer Moss photographed in White Oak Mountain,...

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