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2009-08-06 21:39:30

People say they have more restraint than they actually possess -- leading to poor decisions when tempted with greed, lust or drugs, U.S. researchers said. Study leader Loran Nordgren of the Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, Ill., examined how an individual's belief in his or her ability to control impulses -- such as greed, drug craving and sexual arousal -- influence responses to temptation. People are not good at anticipating the power of their urges, and those who are the most...

2009-08-06 08:30:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and Allstate Insurance Company (NYSE: ALL) announced Kevan Gosper as the recipient of the inaugural Olive Branch Achievement Award, an international-themed award created by the USOC and inspired by Allstate chairman, president and chief executive officer Tom Wilson. The Olive Branch Achievement Award annually honors an individual who best represents the international ideals of the Olympic Movement by working...

2009-06-02 08:22:00

OTTAWA, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- QNX Software Systems, the global leader in operating systems and middleware for the automotive market, today announced support for Pandora Internet radio. Pandora becomes the newest company to contribute to the fast-growing QNX CAR program, which provides automakers and automotive tier one suppliers with preintegrated software and hardware technologies to accelerate product prototyping and reduce engineering costs. This week, at Telematics Detroit 2009, QNX...

2009-04-17 07:45:00

General Armor's 35-year Career in the U.S. Air Force Provides Complementary Background to ATK's Capabilities in Spacecraft Systems MINNEAPOLIS, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) announced today that James B. Armor Jr., Ret. Major General U.S. Air Force, former Director of National Security Space Office, has been named Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Spacecraft Systems and Engineering Services for ATK Space Systems. Armor will be...

2008-12-07 15:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Goin, Chairman of the Gator Bowl Association and Vice President of Championship Management for the PGA Tour, announced today that the University of Nebraska will play Clemson University in the January 1, 2009 Konica Minolta Gator Bowl. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081207/CLSU001LOGO ) The Nebraska Cornhuskers, the Big 12 Conference representative, finished their regular season on a 3 game winning streak and with an...

2008-07-16 18:00:26

By Lisa Millegan, The Modesto Bee, Calif. Jul. 16--MURPHYS -- Shakespeare gets a 1980s makeover in Murphys Creek Theatre's "The Merry Wives of Windsor." Cast members wear rock 'n' roll T-shirts, tight jeans and heavy-metal hair and play out their scenes in a trailer park. The updated setting is a clever choice by director Graham Scott Green and works well given the comedy's bawdy jokes and lowbrow pranks. But the show, which is staged outdoors in Stevenot Winery's wooded amphitheater,...

2006-06-10 06:07:04

By Brian Garrity NEW YORK (Billboard) - It's the latest rock 'n' roll cliche: U.K. buzz band rides wave of Internet hype to claim Next Big Thing status. But the rise of blog mania is creating fears of too much buzz too soon for a growing number of U.K. acts looking to establish lasting fan bases in the United States. Savvy bands and their labels, in an attempt to avoid being swept up in an inadvertent media frenzy, are now taking steps to try to manage their hype more carefully....


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2013-03-26 12:00:36

The GP2X is a handheld portable media player and video game console manufactured by GamePark Holdings from South Korea. It was released on November 10, 2005 in South Korea only. Game Park manufactured a device called the GP32 in 2001, and was in the process of manufacturing the next generation handheld but disagreements in the company prompted many of the personnel to leave and start their own corporation, GamePark Holdings. The original name for the device was to be the GPX2 but due to a...

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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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