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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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2009-09-20 20:28:52

30 Rock leading man Alec Baldwin won the Emmy Award for best actor in a comedy series in Los Angeles Sunday. I'll be honest, I'd trade this to look like him, Baldwin joked, referring to presenter Rob Lowe. I really would, actually. ... I want to say thank you to everybody from the Academy who is responsible for this and congratulations to all the other nominees. The actor went on to thank his 30 Rock co-star, writer and producer Tina Fey, as well as what he called the best cast and crew. He...

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2009-09-20 22:24:25

30 Rock won the Emmy Award for outstanding comedy series in Los Angeles Sunday. The show's leading man, Alec Baldwin, picked up the prize for best actor in a comedy series. I'll be honest, I'd trade this to look like him, Baldwin joked, referring to presenter Rob Lowe. I really would, actually. ... I want to say thank you to everybody from the Academy who is responsible for this and congratulations to all the other nominees. The actor went on to thank his 30 Rock co-star, writer and producer...

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2009-09-16 11:03:46

Fifty years ago in 1959, test pilot Scott Crossfield threw the switch to ignite the twin XLR-11 engines of his North American Aviation X-15 rocket plane and begin the storied test program's first powered flight. It was a real kick in the pants. "The drop from the B-52 carrier aircraft was pretty abrupt, and then when you lit that rocket a second or two later you definitely felt it," said Joe Engle, another X-15 test pilot and member of the same exclusive fraternity of flyboys that included...

2009-08-31 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Columbia Records and Twentieth Century Fox Television will release "Glee: The Music, Volume 1," the first in a series of soundtracks that feature some of the music heard in the first season of the critically acclaimed series premiering Wednesday, Sept. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. "Glee: The Music, Volume 1" will feature spectacular renditions of several chart-topping hits, including Queen's "Somebody to Love" and Neil Diamond's...

2009-08-05 16:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network, which just greenlit the pilot COVERT AFFAIRS, has inked actor/director/writer Tim Matheson to direct the pilot. A Universal Cable Productions original, COVERT AFFAIRS is executive produced by Dave Bartis and Doug Liman through Dutch Oven and written and co-executive produced by Matt Corman and Chris Ord. Shooting is set to take place in Toronto beginning in September. The announcement was made today by Jackie de Crinis, USA's senior...

2009-07-28 08:00:00

101-Year-Old Pilot and King's DC-3 to Take Center Stage at Oshkosh Air Show OSHKOSH, Wis., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legendary American pilot Captain Joe Grant will appear at the Oshkosh Air Show to debut the book "King Abdulaziz... His Plane and His Pilot," by Dr. Michael Saba, which chronicles Capt. Grant's experiences flying the DC-3 for the Saudi Royal family during the 1940s. The book, which will be released as a special collector's edition at the air show, highlights the...

2009-07-08 11:51:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "30 Rock" will add a new address in 2011 as COMEDY CENTRAL has reached a multi-year deal with NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution to license the Emmy(R) Award-winning comedy series "30 Rock," it was announced today by Frances Manfredi, executive vice president/general sales manager, cable and non-theatrical sales for NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution and David Bernath, senior vice president, program strategy & microwave programming...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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