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2010-02-01 12:14:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL Records' release of Stephen Colbert's "A Colbert Christmas - The Greatest Gift of All!" was honored with the Grammy Award last night as Comedy Album of the Year. The awards are given by The Recording Academy, established in 1957 to honor excellence in music and recordings. COMEDY CENTRAL Records released songs from "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!", Stephen Colbert's one-hour original musical holiday special, as a digital...

2010-01-11 10:21:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, January 4, "The Colbert Report" revealed a brand new set (designed by Jack Morton PDG) since its debut in October 2005, which accompanied a new show open (designed by Mr. Wonderful). With the new set in place, "The Colbert Report" will auction off three famous pieces from the former set to benefit three charities chosen by the host and calling it "Own A Piece of Histor-Me: A Colbert Nation Liquidation." Viewers can log onto ColbertNation.com...

2010-01-11 10:18:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NEP Studios rings in the New Year by upgrading two studios to HD! As the largest Studio Facility provider in Manhattan, NEP came fully equipped to complete two simultaneous studio upgrades, for The Colbert Report and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, allowing them to stay on air during the seamless transition. "The big obstacle for the build-out of both shows was the need to stay on the air and continue to shoot in SD during the entire project. Both...

2010-01-07 13:18:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colbert Report, the Emmy and Peabody Award winning series on Comedy Central tapped New York based design/production studio Mr. Wonderful to redesign their show open and packaging for the show's fifth season, in conjunction with their transition to High Definition. The team at Mr. Wonderful, led by Creative Director, Beirne Lowry and Executive Producer, Damien Henderson, set out elevate Mr. Colbert to "superhero" status. The show open begins with...

2009-11-30 15:28:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cash4Gold (www.Cash4Gold.com), the world's #1 gold buyer direct from consumers, emerged onto the U.S. pop culture radar in 2009 with its Super Bowl spot featuring hip-hop icon MC Hammer and the late, great TV legend Ed McMahon. As a sign of the brand's increasing relevance and popularity, on Sunday night, the company was referenced during the 2009 Soul Train Awards telecast on BET. (Logo:...

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2009-11-05 13:25:00

The transfer of ownership of the Tranquility node from the European Space Agency, or ESA, to NASA has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. EST, Friday, Nov. 20. NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida will host the commemorative ceremony at NASA's Space Station Processing Facility. Tranquility is a pressurized module that will provide room for many of the station's life support systems. Attached to the node is a cupola, a unique work station with windows on its six sides and top. The module will be...

2009-11-03 08:42:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- They may not get their own flag at the Opening Ceremonies, but The Colbert Nation will be represented in Vancouver. As revealed during last night's historic show, The Colbert Nation is now the primary sponsor of the US Speedskating team. The announcement was made by Stephen Colbert, Olympic Gold medalist Dan Jansen and executive director of US Speedskating Bob Crowley. With Team USA having lost its previous sponsor when the Dutch bank DSB folded, The...

2009-10-31 08:58:48

The European Space Agency, or ESA, will transfer ownership of the Tranquility node to NASA on Thursday, Nov. 19. NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida will host a commemorative ceremony at 3 p.m. EST. Tranquility is a pressurized module that will provide room for many of the station's life support systems. Attached to the node is a cupola, a unique work station with windows on its six sides and top. The module will be delivered to the station during space shuttle Endeavour's STS-130 mission,...

2009-10-26 14:24:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL Mobile launched the first-ever Stephen Colbert iPhone application. The new ad supported application, "The WORD," based on popular segment from the Emmy and Peabody Award-Winning "The Colbert Report," gives fans every "WORD" video at their fingertips -- anywhere, anytime. To download the .99 cent "The WORD," application, go to colbertnation.com/iphone. When Stephen Colbert delivers "The WORD," it comes from his gut. Now fans can get it...

2009-09-15 17:24:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Listen up Nation. For the first time ever, ColbertNation.com will stream full albums from upcoming musical guests appearing on COMEDY CENTRAL's "The Colbert Report." The Flaming Lips will become the first performers to debut their new double album "Embryonic" on ColbertNation.com. The band will appear on the show on Wednesday, September 16 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. The album will be made available online for a limited-time only immediately after Wednesday...


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Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'