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2012-12-08 05:02:45

Despite evidence that beagles aren´t reliable test subjects, every day tens of thousands of these dogs are subjected to a multitude of laboratory tests ranging from experimenting with new drugs and medical procedures to testing of consumer products. Dogington Post petitions the Obama administration to outlaw this inhumane practice. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Medical schools and laboratories routinely use, harm, and kill dogs for research experiments. Researches use these...

2012-10-16 04:03:29

Rabbit Air is offering two new designs from Charles M. Schultz on their MinusA2 energy-efficient air purifiers, available for sale on http://www.rabbitair.com. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 Rabbit Air, a California-based manufacturer of HEPA air purifiers, announces the addition of two new designs featuring characters from Charles M. Schultz's beloved comic strip, Peanuts. These special-edition designer air purifiers include everyone´s favorite dog, Snoopy, on Rabbit...

Astronomy Team Looking For Lost 'Snoopy' Module From Apollo 10
2011-09-29 11:38:08

A team of amateur astronomers have teamed up with scientists at the University of Glamorgan to search for a Lunar Module known as "Snoopy" sent off during Apollo 10 in May 1969. Snoopy was sent off in an orbit around the Sun, and it is still traveling through space somewhere. The Faulkes Telescope team is working with other astronomers and schools to try and find Snoopy. “The whole history of Apollo is remarkable and include some of the most inspiring scientific and explorative...

2011-08-03 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peanuts Worldwide today announced a worldwide expansion into the digital, web, and social arena with multiple new partnerships and initiatives. These deals mark the initial phase of the company's long term goal of developing the PEANUTS brand into a leading global entertainment and multi-media property. Over the next few months, fans will experience PEANUTS in multiple new formats, with more to come in 2012 and beyond. (Logo:...

2011-06-13 10:13:00

DOSWELL, Va., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Snoopy, America's favorite Beagle, will light up the nights at Kings Dominion with "Snoopy's Starlight Spectacular," a million dollar nighttime walk-through light and sound experience featuring Snoopy and the PEANUTS(TM) gang. The show debuts Saturday June 18, and begins at dusk around 8:30pm. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/CL18554LOGO-a ) Designed using a dazzling mixture of low energy and high efficiency LED lighting, this...

2011-05-14 13:24:00

SHAKOPEE, Minn., May 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, Snoopy arrived at his new home in grand style -- by helicopter. The Minnesota-born beagle flew in to unveil Valleyfair Amusement Park's newest attraction, Planet Snoopy. The $9 million, 3.5 acre Planet Snoopy features over 20 PEANUTS-themed rides and attractions, including the PEANUTS Playhouse, Snoopy Boutique and Planet Grill. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110514/CG02266 ) Immediately before the doors opened to...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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