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2011-02-24 10:35:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Thursday, during Leeza Gibbon's Dare2Care pre-Oscar party, two lifelong wishes will be awarded and fulfilled. Brookdale Senior Living, a partner of the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, will have an associate's and a resident's dream come true. Kristi Cawley, vice president of field sales and marketing for Brookdale, will be singing a song inspired by a resident accompanied on piano by Grammy award winner David Foster . Also, Clarita...

2011-02-22 18:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With 12 Oscar nominations, "The King's Speech" is counted among the most nominated films of all time. This engaging biopic of England's George VI and his struggle to conquer a debilitating stammer has become the film to beat on Oscar night, and Colin Firth is now the favorite to win best actor for his critically acclaimed portrayal of the heir to the throne. Don't get caught in your party dress without the hottest drink in town! Gather...

2011-02-22 10:17:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Oscar's big night, Go Free® pants features its spring line of capris, perfect as women transition their wardrobes for the warmer days ahead. From February 24 to 26, 2011 as Hollywood gears up for the 83rd Academy Awards, Go Free® pants will be featured at the star-studded, invitation-only TMG pre-Oscar Luxury Suite at the Beverly Hilton where celebrities can try on Go...

2011-02-21 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Academy Awards® approaching, Zoosk.com - the world's largest social dating community - surveyed over 1,000 singles to discover their thoughts about the year's sexiest Oscar-nominated films, stars, and scenes. "Watching a movie is a great date activity," says Shayan Zadeh, Zoosk's co-founder and co-CEO. "That's why we were interested to hear how singles felt about this year's Oscar nominees." Zoosk discovered that:...

2011-02-15 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Picktainment.com, the premier destination for awards show competitions, is proud to announce that Oscar pools are available on the site and will be until the start of the Academy Awards telecast on February 27. In the same way that other sites provide scoring for March Madness pools and fantasy sports leagues, Picktainment.com allows users to join with their friends, family, and co-workers to have a pool for the Oscars, Emmys, and other awards...

2011-02-08 19:35:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Relativity Media has closed a deal with Oscar®-winner Julia Roberts to play the Queen in its upcoming untitled Snow White feature, based on the Brothers Grimm story, directed by Tarsem Singh (Immortals, The Cell). Pre-production has begun, and principal photography will start in April. The theatrical release date is set for June 29, 2012. Relativity's Snow White, a retelling of one of the most beloved fables of...

2011-02-03 08:44:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- They say all the world's a stage and as we countdown the days until Hollywood celebrates its best and brightest, everybody is talking about who will take home an Oscar. Will Javier Bardem take the statue for best actor or will Jeff Bridges grit it out? Jesse Eisenberg's all a-Twitter but could Colin Firth stutter his way to success or will James Franco outlast them all? Don't guess, find out with Appinions' Oscars 2011, free Web apps that let movie...

2011-01-26 13:06:00

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When was the last time you saw someone hold the door open or even say, thank you? In this hectic, time-crunched world, the Oscar Mayer brand believes we could all use a little more good in our day. So in 2011, the brand that's been creating good moods over good food for more than 125 years is encouraging Americans to do something good through the Oscar Mayer Good Mood Mission. We'll kick it off with an Oscar Mayer Carving Board Concert...

2010-10-28 02:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The atmospheric and transcendent music score of Academy Award-winning composer A.R. Rahman is at the heart and soul of the inspiring new 127 Hours (FOX Searchlight Pictures), the true story of Aron Ralston, a trapped mountain climber and his ordeal in the Utah wilderness, opening in the U.S. in limited release on November 5th in New York and Los Angeles. On November 2nd, three days before the film's opening, Interscope Records will release 127 HOURS:...

2010-10-04 17:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Entertainment Group, which recently announced its partnership with Suzanne DeLaurentiis Productions to produce "The Grief Tourist," has added Golden Globe-winning actress and Oscar nominee Melanie Griffith to its already impressive cast. Directed by Suri Krishnamma ("A Man of No Importance" and "New Years Day"), "The Grief Tourist" is currently in production for a release next year. "The Grief Tourist" centers on a disturbed and troubled man...


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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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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