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2009-01-07 20:04:19

USA Network says it has ordered 11 episodes of the new original series Royal Pains, starring Mark Feuerstein. Feuerstein has appeared in the films Practical Magic, What Women Want, Woman on Top and In Her Shoes, as well as in the television series Good Morning Miami. Royal Pains is the first original series production from Universal Cable Productions for USA Network. The show will co-star Paulo Costanzo from Joey, Jill Flint from Gossip Girl and Reshma Shetty from 30 Rock. The announcement...

2008-12-03 15:41:00

Series Star & Executive Producer David Duchovny & Co. Resume Production Next Spring on Season Three's 12 Episodes LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- It's back to bed for SHOWTIME with the 3rd season pick-up of the Golden Globe(R) Award-winning comedy series CALIFORNICATION, it was announced today by Robert Greenblatt, SHOWTIME President of Entertainment. Series star and executive producer David Duchovny, who won a Golden Globe(R) Award for his work as 'Hank Moody,' a novelist...

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2008-12-05 11:40:00

NASA has assigned the crews for space shuttle missions STS-130 and STS-131. The STS-130 mission will deliver a third connecting module to the International Space Station and a seven-windowed cupola to be used as a control room for robotics. The STS-131 mission will deliver research and science experiment equipment, a new sleeping area and supplies to the station in a logistics module carried in the shuttle's payload bay. Marine Col. George Zamka will command the shuttle Endeavour during...

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2008-12-04 14:06:14

Production on the third season of the U.S. television comedy Californication is slated to begin next spring, Showtime has announced. The announcement was made Wednesday by Robert Greenblatt, the cable television network's president of entertainment. Series star and executive producer David Duchovny, who won a Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of Hank Moody, a novelist with weaknesses for sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, has signed on for the next season, which is to premiere late next year...

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2008-12-01 11:35:00

Tina Fey's husband says the facial scar the U.S. television star doesn't talk about publicly happened when a stranger slashed her as a child. It was in, like, the front yard of her house, and somebody just came up, and she just thought somebody marked her with a pen, the New York Post quoted Fey's husband Jeff Richmond as saying. Fey, a Pennsylvania native known for starring in and writing for Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock, has declined to discuss the scar on her chin and cheek in the...

2008-11-19 09:22:21

Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin has signed on to appear on Rosie O'Donnell's upcoming variety special Rosie Live, NBC announced. The program is to be broadcast Nov. 26, live from New York's Little Shubert Theatre. Baldwin joins previously announced guest stars including Liza Minnelli, recording artists Ne-Yo and Alanis Morissette, and actress and comedienne Kathy Griffin. Baldwin's 30 Rock co-star Jane Krakowski is also set to appear on the special.

2008-11-13 21:00:10

Kathy Griffin and Jane Krakowski have agreed to perform on Rosie O'Donnell's upcoming U.S. television variety special, "Rosie Live," NBC said. The show is slated to air Nov. 26 live from New York's Little Shubert Theatre. Griffin and Krakowski join previously announced guest stars Ne-Yo and Alanis Morissette. Additional guests will be announced soon, NBC said. "O'Donnell will bring back the grand tradition of the variety show format to television, like such iconic series as 'The Carol...

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2008-11-10 08:15:00

The seven astronauts aboard the space shuttle Endeavour will spend Thanksgiving in orbit around the Earth.  According to Commander Christopher Ferguson, at least seven turkey dinners have been packed aboard Endeavor for the two-week mission scheduled to lift-off on Friday night. "They've given us the full seven-course Thanksgiving meal, and all we need to have now is the time to eat it," Ferguson said. Their not-so-ordinary holiday meal included rehydratable green beans,...

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2008-10-24 08:50:00

By Donna Freydkin, USA TODAY LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. -- "The election needs to be over," sighs Tina Fey. Right now, the woman turned pop-culture marvel for her impression of Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin is wiped out. She's shooting her Emmy-winning NBC comedy, 30 Rock (which returns Thursday), 12 hours a day, five days a week. And she's spending Saturdays at Saturday Night Live as Palin. She has one day off to be with her husband, composer Jeff Richmond, and daughter,...

2008-10-13 12:00:28

Authorities in Florida are investigating the crash of a small plane that lost power shortly after take-off from the Kissimmee airport. The single-engine Cessna went down east of the airport in a soccer field Sunday and may have hit a goal post as the pilot tried to land, The Orlando Sentinel reports. Kissimmee Deputy Fire Chief Jeremy Donovan says a group of people playing softball nearby pulled the pilot from the wreckage. He was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center for treatment...


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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...

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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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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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