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2011-03-07 06:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerrie Hopkins, internationally acclaimed Onomalogist, is saving "lonely singles" money, time and heartache by introducing research subjects to better suited partners. Research shows the average woman dates 24 men and will spend more than $3,000 to find "Mr. Right." Hopkins intends to change that statistic and anticipates the results of her latest study will parallel the positive results from her previous studies where couples were successfully...

2009-11-10 12:45:00

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the Winsor McCay Award recipients for 2009: Tim Burton, Bruce Timm and Jeffrey Katzenberg (see bios below). Named in honor of animator Winsor McCay, best known as a prolific artist and pioneer in the art of comic strips and animation, the Winsor McCay Award stands as one of the highest honors given to an individual in the animation industry in recognition for career...

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2009-05-05 09:40:27

A new book suggests Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh lost his ear in a scuffle with fellow painter Paul Gauguin outside of a brothel. It has long been believed the mentally ill Van Gogh cut off his own ear in 1888. In Van Gogh's Ear: Paul Gauguin and the Pact of Silence, which is purported to be based on the original police investigation into the matter, contends that accomplished fencer Gauguin sliced the ear off Van Gogh with a sword, the BBC said. German academics Hans Kaufmann and Rita...

2009-03-07 13:39:39

Terri Upshaw says Troy Vincent is not the right candidate to be the next top executive of the NFL Players Association, Sports Illustrated reported. Her husband, Gene, held the post for 25 years before he died last August shortly after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Terri Upshaw told SI.com this week that while she cleaning out her husband's Washington office recently, she came across e-mails documenting Vincent's alleged role in controversies that surfaced in December 2007 during his...

2008-08-29 09:00:43

By Chris Hicks Deseret News Here are some DVDs to hit store shelves. "Redbelt" (Sony Classics, 2008; R for language, violence; $27.96). David Mamet tries a change of pace with this look at a martial-arts expert who is lured back into the competitive fighting game against his better judgment. Routine in some ways but Mamet's unique spin makes the seemingly mundane of compelling interest. This one benefits from his dialogue and direction, but also some unique casting: Chiwetel Ejiofor, who...

2008-08-18 00:00:18

By Tom Avril The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA - The painting of the lean-faced, bearded man with the penetrating stare is unmistakably a self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh. An art historian can tell by looking at the riot of bold, colorful brushstrokes. Researchers at Pennsylvania State and Princeton Universities, however, use an analytical tool that surely the troubled Dutch master never imagined: the computer. Their method is far from foolproof, but the two teams, along with a...

2008-07-30 18:00:06

European scientists reportedly have used new technology to reconstruct a portrait of a peasant woman Vincent Van Gogh painted then covered with another work. The Los Angeles Times said scientists used synchrotron X-rays from a particle accelerator to determine what the original painting looked like before Van Gogh covered it up with his landscape Patch of Grass 2 1/2 years later in 1887. The Times said the image resembles a series of portraits Van Gogh created in Nuenen. The Dutch town is...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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