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2009-07-03 14:06:43

U.S. actor Christian Slater may serve as the lead in the forthcoming ABC series The Forgotten, The Hollywood Reporter says. Zap2it.com said Thursday, citing the Reporter announcement, Slater is negotiating for the lead in the new drama about a former police officer investigating cases with anonymous victims. The series was picked up by ABC in May, but lead actor Rupert Penry-Jones left the show a short while later. Actress Reiko Aylesworth, known best for playing Michelle Dessler on 24, also...

2009-07-01 15:06:19

U.S. actress and pop singer Hillary Duff will appear in several episodes of the CW Network show Gossip Girl this fall, sources say. Duff's multi-episode story arc will begin with the show's fourth episode of the 2009-10 season, set to air Oct. 5, unnamed sources told Entertainment Weekly Wednesday. In the story, Duff will portray a movie star who's taking classes at New York University and ends up rooming with Jessica Szohr's Vanessa character, the magazine said. Duff reportedly had time in...

2009-06-16 05:00:00

ARRIVES ON DVD SEPTEMBER 8, 2009 FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT 'A GENUINELY FUNNY AND ENGAGING COMEDY!' - DANIEL CARLSON, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OVERVIEW: From executive producers Greg Daniels (NBC's "The Office") and Michael Schur (NBC's "The Office") comes a new comedy starring Amy Poehler (NBC's "Saturday Night Live," Baby Mama) that looks at the exciting world of local government! The cameras follow Leslie Knope (Poehler) a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation...

2009-06-01 15:42:29

The pilot of a small plane that became lodged in an oak tree while headed for a Florida airport said the plane will likely have to be dismantled to free it. The pilot of the Cessna 172 that crashed into the tree Sunday while en route to the Sarasota Airport said the plane experienced engine trouble and power loss before coming to rest in the branches, WFTV, Orlando, Fla., reported Monday. No one was injured in the crash, but the pilot said the plane was severely damaged and will likely have...

2009-05-17 11:42:32

The Fox TV network says it has ordered two additional seasons of its popular U.S. crime drama Bones. While the U.S. network will officially announce its new TV line-up Monday, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday that Fox has ordered two more full seasons. The drama, which recently concluded its fourth season, follows a forensic anthropology team that helps an FBI agent solve homicides. The series stars Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz. The Times said the network's Bones order comes...

2009-03-21 17:04:48

Amy Poehler's new TV series may draw some of its inspiration from the parks department in Lafayette, Ind., a city official says. As it turns out, staff of the NBC series Parks and Recreation contacted the city of Lafayette to do some research, the Journal & Courier in Lafayette reported Saturday. Parks and Recreation, which is to premier April 9 with Poehler playing city parks deputy director Leslie Knope, is set in the fictional Indiana city of Pawnee. Pawnee is based on a city the size...

2009-02-24 20:03:07

Patsy's Italian Restaurant in New York says it plans to preview a new line of Italian wines inspired by the former TV mob drama, The Sopranos. The Manhattan eatery said Tuesday its special Sopranos Wine tasting menu will be introduced to the public March 9 and be available through April 6. The menu features a five-course traditional Neapolitan dinner paired with The Sopranos Wines from Vesuvio Import Co. for $75 per person, plus tax and tip. Vesuvio was a restaurant prominently featured on...

2009-02-23 13:17:54

Sci Fi Channel says it has begun production in Toronto on its newest original series Warehouse 13. The one-hour dramedy series will star Eddie McClintock from Bones and Desperate Housewives; Joanne Kelly from The Dresden Files and Vanished; and Saul Rubinek from Blind Justice and Frasier. The new show from Universal Cable Productions is to premiere in July 2009 with 11 episodes, including the previously produced two-hour pilot. After saving the life of the president, two Secret Service...

2009-01-21 15:33:05

U.S. writer-producer Rob Thomas says he is working on a big-screen follow-up to his critically acclaimed, now-defunct TV series Veronica Mars. The show, which was canceled after three seasons due to low ratings, followed a resourceful, fast-talking private detective through high school and college. E! News said it looks like Kristen Bell will reprise her role of Veronica in a movie version of Mars now that Thomas's latest show Cupid has been cut from 13 episodes to eight this season. What...

2009-01-15 21:27:28

Amy Poehler's new, as-yet-untitled, comedy series is a mockumentary about a bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Ind., NBC said. Little was known about the show before the network's announcement Thursday. From The Office producers Greg Daniels and Michael Schur, the comedy looks at the exciting world of local government and is slated to premiere April 9, the network said. The documentary cameras follow Leslie Knope (played by Poehler,) a mid-level bureaucrat in the...

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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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  • 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.