News tagged with century

True history of Ferdinand Bol paintings revealed

For the past 100 years, four gigantic paintings have hung in the Peace Palace in The Hague. Together with a fifth painting in the State Room in Den Bosch they form an impressive series. This series, painted ...

Feb 07, 2012
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Web giants, film companies at odds over anti-piracy bills

Film director Penelope Spheeris' new comedy, "Balls to the Wall," had barely premiered in Europe when bootleg copies started popping up on the Internet, throwing its U.S. release into jeopardy. A Spheeris assistant sent out ...

Dec 07, 2011
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Today's severe drought, tomorrow's normal

(PhysOrg.com) -- While the worst drought since the Dust Bowl of the 1930s grips Oklahoma and Texas, scientists are warning that what we consider severe drought conditions in North America today may be normal ...

Dec 06, 2011
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Sony's 'Smurfs,' 'Friends' to be UltraViolet-ready

(AP) -- Sony Corp.'s movie studio said Tuesday that "The Smurfs" and "Friends With Benefits" will be the first movies it releases on home video that will be compatible with the UltraViolet view-anywhere system.

Sep 21, 2011
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