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2012-02-09 18:20:29

It´s a matchup worthy of a late-night cable movie: put a school of starving piranha and a 300-pound fish together, and who comes out the winner? The surprising answer–given the notorious guillotine-like bite of the piranha–is Brazil´s massive Arapaima fish. The secret to Arapaima´s success lie in its intricately designed scales, which could provide “bioinspiration” for engineers looking to develop flexible ceramics. The inspiration for this study...

2011-06-29 13:15:00

NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it will release Madonna's "W.E." on December 9, 2011 in New York and Los Angeles. The film will expand to additional markets in December, with wide release anticipated by mid-January. Madonna's narrative feature directorial debut, W.E. is co-written by Madonna and Alek Keshishian, produced by Madonna and Kris Thykier and executive produced by Scott Franklin (BLACK SWAN). It stars Abbie Cornish...

2011-06-06 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastic Piranha is pleased to announce the debut of its first two titles, Rikochet and R.A.T.S., at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California. Rikochet Rikochet is a groundbreaking First Person Tactical Shooter incorporating elements of realism unlike any before. In 2012, a deadly virulent, mutated plague of Equine Influenza (dubbed Haizum R1K0) ravages the world's population, crippling governments and toppling the...

2011-04-25 18:47:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After earning rave reviews from top critics and wild cheers from audiences around the country, Dimension Films has started production on the sequel to PIRANHA 3D. Principal photography is now underway in Wilmington, NC on PIRANHA 3DD, being directed by John Gulager (FEAST). There's something in the water . . . again. And this time no one is safe from the flesh eating fish as they sink their razor sharp teeth into the visitors of the best summer...

2011-04-04 08:00:00

SEATTLE, COLUMBUS, Ohio, and WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyvex Technologies announced that its 54' boat named Piranha completed sea trials early this morning near Puget Sound in the Pacific Ocean, demonstrating record fuel efficiency. After six months of extensive testing, the Piranha completed its final sea trial - an approximate 600 nautical mile (nm) rough-weather sea test off the shores of Washington and Oregon. Piranha finished the tests in time to travel for its debut...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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