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2010-11-29 23:01:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interest in collecting payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs) from charitable nonprofit organizations is likely to grow as cash-strapped municipalities seek additional revenue, according to a new report by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (www.lincolninst.edu). But cities and towns should collaborate with colleges, universities, medical facilities and other nonprofits that are exempt from paying property taxes, for greater...

2010-07-27 07:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Revisit all the hilarity of the complete fourth season of the Primetime Emmy®, Golden Globe®, Peabody® and SAG Award®-winning "30 Rock," debuting on DVD September 21, 2010 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. "30 Rock" Season 4 was recently nominated for 15 Primetime Emmys, including Best Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Alec...

2010-07-12 13:12:00

LOS ANGELES, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- SHOWTIME® will bring in the New Year in a most spectacular way with the premieres of new drama series SHAMELESS (Jan. 9th at 10pm) with William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum; new comedy series EPISODES starring Matt LeBlanc (Jan. 10th at 10:30pm); and the fourth season premiere of the hit comedy series CALIFORNICATION starring David Duchovny (Jan. 10th at 10pm). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060131/SHOWTIMELOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-05-24 07:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Catch up with television's most heartfelt family drama before the critically acclaimed series returns this fall! From Oscar-winning® producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer (A Beautiful Mind, Frost/Nixon) and showrunner Jason Katims ("Friday Night Lights") comes the refreshingly original hit sensation, "Parenthood." A heartfelt and thought-provoking series, "Parenthood" follows four grown siblings of the...

2010-03-17 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: If it's unknown, it's at Warehouse 13. Setting a new Syfy series record, more than four million viewers on average have tuned in weekly to uncover the mysteries of the paranormal. Now audiences can relive every exciting adventure when "Warehouse 13" Season 1 debuts on DVD June 29, 2010 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Under the direction of Saul Rubinek (The Contender, The Express), Secret Service agents Eddie McClintock...

2010-02-05 07:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Get swept away with the Hampton's newest doctor-on-demand when "Royal Pains" Season 1 debuts on DVD May 25, 2010 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Starring Mark Feuerstein (Defiance, "The West Wing") stars as Hank Lawson, a 'Concierge Doctor' to the Hamptons' elite, and Paulo Costanzo (Road Trip, 40 Days & 40 Nights), co-stars as Hank's younger brother, a ladies man who doesn't really get the ladies. "Royal Pains"...

2010-01-04 10:53:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Travel Centers has launched a major new initiative utilizing communications tools ranging from putting messages on its fleet of tanker trucks to launching new social media sites to promote its premium coffees in 2010 and confirm Pilot coffee as "the best on the interstate." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100104/CL31700 ) The initiative includes the company's first official Facebook fan page dedicated exclusively to coffee and...

2009-10-14 08:00:00

TOKYO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum Pen Co., Ltd. begins in October 2009 the overseas sale of a new fountain pen model highly popular in Japan for its nib that gives a feel of genuinely smooth writing despite its super-low price. The Platinum PPQ is a family of fountain pens acceptable to people of a broad range of ages and, at the same time, giving a feel of genuinely smooth fountain pen writing satisfactory even to long-time users. PPQ ink is available in seven different colors and...

2009-10-05 13:48:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot off the record-breaking ratings for the third season premiere last week, SHOWTIME is picking up a fourth season of CALIFORNICATION, it was announced today by Showtime Networks President of Entertainment Robert Greenblatt. Twelve new episodes of SHOWTIME's hit comedy series will premiere in 2010. CALIFORNICATION's third season premiere garnered record-breaking viewership -- up a whopping 57% from season two. The series follows the exploits of...

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2009-10-05 14:52:40

David Duchovny's U.S. television comedy series, Californication, has been picked up for a fourth season, Showtime said. The announcement was made Monday by Showtime Networks President of Entertainment Robert Greenblatt. The series is currently in its third season and an additional 12 new episodes of the show are to premiere as Season 4 in 2010. The series follows the exploits of writer Hank Moody as he works to balance his career, ex-girlfriend, daughter and hedonistic vices, the network...


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Gregory Johnson
2012-10-22 11:08:31

Gregory Johnson is a NASA astronaut and a former colonel in the United States Air Force. He was born Gregory Harold "Box" Johnson on May 12, 1962 in South Ruislip, Middlesex, United Kingdom. Throughout his childhood, he became an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.. He graduated from Park Hills High School in Fairborn, Ohio in 1980 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1984. He was...

Bathocyroe fosteri
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Bathocyroe fosteri is a species of lobate ctenophore found in all oceans around the world. It is typically found at intermediate depths and is very abundant near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This deep-sea comb jelly is named for Alvin (DSV-2) pilot Dudley Foster, who is credited with first collecting the specimens. This specimen measures about two inches tall and is bioluminescent. This species, as well as other ctenophores, reproduce sexually, with little to know self-fertilization known....

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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