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2009-07-16 15:46:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL earned 14 nominations, besting its previous nomination record of 12, in the 2008-2009 Primetime Emmy((R)) Awards competition, it was announced today by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS).Eleven-time Emmy-winner (six times for program and five for writing) "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" the network's unique news parody series, is nominated this year in five categories: Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series, Outstanding...

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2009-06-15 13:40:00

International Space Station astronauts are getting a new toy in August – a treadmill. Famously named after comedian Stephen Colbert1, the new running machine will help astronauts stay fit, fighting off the bone loss and muscle decay2 that otherwise comes with space travel.

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2009-06-05 12:50:15

The Colbert Report has deployed to Iraq on a USO tour entitled Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando, Comedy Central said Friday. The TV show is the first in USO history to produce a week of episodes in a combat zone, the network noted.

2009-06-05 10:00:00

Follow Colbert In Iraq On Twitter At http://twitter.com/stephenathome Purchase And Download "The Colbert Report" On iTunes And Support The Troops! All Proceeds From Sales Of The Series During The Week Of June 8 Will Benefit The USO NEW YORK, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It's go time Nation! "The Colbert Report" has deployed to Iraq on a USO tour entitled "Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando" and will tape and perform shows in front of the troops.

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2009-05-17 15:30:00

Europe has delivered its final major module for the International Space Station (ISS) -- the cylindrical Node 3 known as “Tranquility”, built by Italy’s Thales Alenia Space.

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2009-05-07 10:45:02

"What has six legs and is way cooler than a spider?" asks a riddle on the cover of a birthday card sent to Stephen Colbert by entomologists Quentin Wheeler at Arizona State University and Kelly Miller at the University of New Mexico.

2009-05-04 13:33:01

The European Space Agency says it will hold a ceremony to mark the departure of its Node 3 module, built for the International Space Station. The node will be shipped May 17 to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Node 3 connecting module, built by Thales Alenia Space in Turin, Italy, is the last element of a barter agreement by which ESA supplied NASA with International Space Station hardware.

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2009-04-27 06:45:00

Flight engineers Koichi Wakata and Michael Barratt worked to complete the maintenance of the station’s treadmill vibration isolation system Friday. The astronauts spent several days working on the exercise unit to improve its performance after years of on-orbit use.

2009-04-21 12:45:00

El SEGUNDO, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's newest piece of astronaut fitness gear headed for the International Space Station, the COLBERT, is perfect for a facility that wants to avoid too many house calls for repairs.

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2009-04-15 05:00:00

The International Space Station module formerly known as Node 3 has a new name. After more than a million online responses, the node will be called "Tranquility."


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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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