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2011-06-20 10:33:00

NEW YORK, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, Bryant Park will be a destination for film buffs on summer nights in New York City, with an all-star legendary film line up for the 19th year of the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America and in association with The Bryant Park Corporation.

2011-06-09 18:42:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC and Columbia Records have agreed to a recording rights deal for the soundtrack of NBC's new musical series "Smash" and series star Katharine McPhee also signed a solo recording deal with Columbia Records. "Smash" -- starting mid-season on Mondays (10-11 p.m.

2011-05-28 00:00:49

“It’s a wrap!” Final filming of the new movie “In Time”, due out in October 2011, just recently completed filming. Advantage LED worked closely with veteran set decorator Karen O’Hara, who was recently awarded an Oscar at the Academy Awards for her work on “Alice in Wonderland”.

2011-05-23 17:17:00

LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Media, in association with Ocean Avenue Entertainment and The Maximus Group, has announced that The Mighty Macs, the inspirational underdog drama that captures the true story of the 1972 women's college basketball championship, will open in theaters on Oct.

2011-03-18 00:00:27

Los Angeles, March 14, 2011 …Two of Hollywood’s most enduring stars, Emmy® and Oscar® winner Ernest Borgnine and four-time Emmy® winner Doris Roberts, will be in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on April 1 for the world theatrical premiere of Another Harvest Moon, directed by Greg W.

2011-03-04 14:25:00

LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The exclusive Mercedes-Benz B-Class Hydrogen Fuel Cell made its Oscar week debut among Hollywood's elite actors and actresses as they continue to embrace environmentally friendly transportation.

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2007-03-26 18:29:03

Astronotus ocellatus is a species of fish from the cichlid family known under a variety of common names including Oscar, Tiger oscar, Velvet cichlid or Marble cichlid. In South America, where the species occurs, A. ocellatus are often found for sale as a food fish in the local markets; however, its slow growth limits its potential for aquaculture. The species is also a popular aquarium fish. Appearance, size and coloration A. ocellatus have been reported to grow to a length of 18 in...

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Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.