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2011-02-22 05:30:00

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2010-11-10 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Godoff, President and Publisher of The Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), today announced the acquisition of Sapphire's The Kid, the second novel by the bestselling author of Push.

2010-10-05 14:30:00


2010-09-10 15:00:00

WATERBURY, Vt., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Quark Expeditions and SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment announced that California writer and photographer Chris Epting was awarded the grand prize in the Adventure with Julie competition that closed August 31, 2010.

2010-09-02 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning designer Richard Chai has created an exclusive, limited-edition collection for Original Penguin, the classic American lifestyle brand.

2010-08-04 14:13:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it is overeating at a friend's backyard barbeque or splurging on too many new clothes for an upcoming vacation, certain summer activities can equate to excess clutter, chaos and accumulation - both literally and figuratively.

2010-07-23 13:10:00

WATERBURY, Vt., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Quark Expeditions and SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment launched a travel contest that invited North Americans to share their passion for the environment.

2010-07-19 23:01:00

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Penguin Group (USA), one of the leading U.S.

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2006-02-23 12:15:07

At 30 inches (75 centimeters), the flightless Great Auk (Pinguinus impennis) was the largest of the auks. It was hunted for food, as well as for down for mattresses, from at least the 8th century. It is classified as the only species in the genus Pinguinus. It was also known as "garefowl", from the Old Norse geirfugl, or "penguin". Before hunted to extinction, the Great Auk could be found in great numbers on islands off eastern Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Ireland and Great Britain....

2006-02-17 17:13:48

The Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the largest of all penguins and is the only penguin that breeds at the height of winter in Antarctica. Emperor Penguins eat mainly crustaceans (such as krill) but will also occasionally indulge in small fish and squid. In the wild, Emperor Penguins typically live for 20 years, but some records indicate a maximum lifespan of around 40 years. (The Emperor Penguin should not be confused with the King Penguin or the Royal Penguin.) Behaviors...

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Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.