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(Encyclopedia) diner, restaurant resembling the railroad dining car. In the mid-19th cent., the first dining cars that appeared on trains were nothing more than an empty car with a fastened-down?

credit card

(Encyclopedia) credit card, device used to obtain consumer credit at the time of purchasing an article or service. Credit cards may be issued by a business, such as a department store or an oil?


(Encyclopedia) restaurant, a commerical establishment where meals can be bought and eaten. In the 16th cent. English inns and taverns began to serve one meal a day at a fixed time and price, at a?

Union Square

NBCThursday 8:30?9:00 p.m.; canceledCast: Constance Marie, Michael Landes, Harriet Sansom Harris, Jim Pirri, Jonathan Slavin, Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter and Christine Burke Hammocked between?

Edward Hopper

American artist Edward Hopper was the foremost realist of the mid-20th century, famous for his lonely scenes of ordinary life, such as the all-night diner in 1942's Nighthawks. Edward Hopper studied?

Liberty Heights

Director/Writer:Barry LevinsonWarner Bros.; R; 134 minutesRelease:11/99Cast:Adrien Brody, Bebe Neuwirth, Joe Mantegna, Ben Foster Fans of Diner will surely enjoy Liberty Heights, Barry?


Director/Writer:Rod LurieParamount; R; 101 minutesRelease:3/00Cast:Kevin Pollack, Timothy Hutton, Sheryl Lee Ralph Think locally, act globally. 2008. Saddam Hussein's son has invaded Kuwait?


Director: Jonathan MostowWriters: Jonathan Mostow and Sam MontgomeryDirector of Photography:Doug MilsomeEditors:Derek Brechin and Kevin StittMusic:Basil PoledourisProduction Designer:Victoria?

Why "spam"?

The Question: Why is unwanted e-mail referred to as "spam"? The Answer: There is no direct connection between SPAM lunchmeat and junk e-mail.?