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  perl.com: The State of the Onion 10
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www.perl.com /pub/a/2006/09/21/onion.html   (469 words)

  Onion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Onions (usually but not exclusively the bulbs) are edible with a distinctive strong flavour and pungent odour which is mellowed and sweetened by cooking.
Onions can be used, usually chopped or sliced, in almost every type of food, including cooked foods and fresh salads, and as a spicy garnish; they are rarely eaten on their own but usually act as accompaniment to the main course.
In the English vernacular, "an onion" is a difficult situation, the use stemming from the onion's tendancy to irritate or inflame the eyes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Onion   (1421 words)

 The Onion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 2000 as the publication had broken through to the mass market, The Onion was approached by Comedy Central for a buyout that would broaden the scope and reach of The Onion's brand of satire into other forms of media.
The Onion reported on the September 11, 2001 attacks in its issue #37·34, less than two weeks following the attacks, in one of the earliest satirical reactions to the events and their aftermath.
An article from The Onion appeared on the 2005 Advanced Placement English Language and Composition test, in which students were asked to write an essay analyzing its use of satire.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Onion   (2230 words)

 About the Onion...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The onion is one of the oldest cultivated vegetables in history.
The major differences between "storage" and "fresh" is that "storage onions" have a darker color with thicker skins, a more pungent flavor, and are usable for many months of the year since they are better keepers.
Onions are particularly sensitive to the hours of daylight and darkness they receive.
www.ext.vt.edu /departments/envirohort/articles/vegetables/onion.html   (670 words)

 AllRefer.com - onion, Plant (Plants) - Encyclopedia
onion, plant of the family Liliaceae (lily family), of the same genus (Allium) as the chive (A.
The onion was grown extensively by the ancient Egyptians, in whose writings it is mentioned, and was later spread by the Spanish colonists.
Onion is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Liliopsida, order Liliales, family Liliaceae.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/O/onion.html   (511 words)

 5 A Day: Fruit and Vegetable of the Month: Onion | DNPA | CDC   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The onion is believed to have originated in Asia, though it is likely that onions may have been growing wild on every continent.
Onions should be kept in a cool, dry open space away from bright light.
Spring/summer onions are grown primarily from fall to spring in warm weather areas and have a soft flesh and a mild or sweet taste.
www.cdc.gov /nccdphp/dnpa/5aday/month/onion.htm   (1233 words)

If an onion plant is exposed to alternating cold and warm temperatures resulting in the onion plant going dormant, resuming growth, going dormant and then resuming growth again, the onion bulbs prematurely flower or bolt.
The fungus is airborne and infects onions during extended periods of dews and intermittent rain.
If the onions are to be stored a good fungicide program during the growing season is important to prevent diseases such as tip blight and purple blotch from entering the bulbs.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /plantanswers/vegetables/onion.html   (1576 words)

The onion was brought to the Americas by early explorers and was accepted quickly.
Onions are not at all tolerant of salinity and yields are severely reduced when subjected to saline soils.
After curing, onions must be placed into cold storage lowering the temperature of the onion gradually to 32°-34°F with the RH at 60 to 70%.
www.uga.edu /vegetable/onion.html   (1811 words)

 Onion (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
The Israelites in the wilderness longed for the "onions and garlick of Egypt" (Num.
This was the betsel of the Hebrews, the Allium cepe of botanists, of which it is said that there are some thirty or forty species now growing in Palestine.
The onion is "the 'undivided' leek, unio_, _unus, one."
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/onion.html   (52 words)

 JS Online: No fooling: Onion saving new jokes for another day
Editors of The Onion, based in Madison and New York, have decided not to publish a thoroughly new issue of the weekly satirical newspaper this week because of Tuesday's terrorist attacks.
Although The Onion has published "rerun" issues in the past to accommodate staff vacations and other downtime, this is the first time in the publication's 13-year history that an exterior event has prompted editors to cancel new satirical content in an issue.
Thompson promised The Onion's loyal readers that the newspaper would resume its skewering of society and politics as soon as the staff felt the time was appropriate.
www.jsonline.com /onwisconsin/arts/sep01/onion16091501.asp   (721 words)

 Floridian: Peeling the Onion
The writers, three women and seven men ages 24 to 36, met at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, where the Onion was founded in 1988.
When she arrives the next day, the 32-year-old editor meets with three of the writers - the others are tardy - and suggests a new lead joke: a chart that shows the pope going through a caterpillar's metamorphosis.
Hanson says the butterfly chart should not be the Onion's main statement on the pope's death.
www.sptimes.com /2005/04/12/Floridian/Peeling_the_Onion.shtml   (1567 words)

 American Journalism Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Onion readers tend to be around 30 years old for the paper edition, Haise says, and a little younger on the Internet.
When he first saw the Onion in 1995, Harrod was living with his parents in southern Michigan, and his brother had given him a subscription.
The others on the editorial staff--including the two graphics editors--were drawn to the Onion through their connection to a loose network of creative, comedy-leaning slackers in Madison in the early 1990s.
www.ajr.org /Article.asp?id=2618   (3351 words)

 FuckedCompany.com - Official lubricant of the new economy
Onion, Inc. will always be in position to take advantage of a selling opportunity if all the circumstances are right.
At the eleventh hour, we raised enough working capital for Onion, Inc. to operate for what appears to be enough time to weather the economic and advertising storm while implementing Plan D to the best of our abilities.
Come what may, THE ONION is on the streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn starting the last issue of September, 2001.
www.fuckedcompany.com /extras/onion_email.cfm   (2962 words)

 About The Onion
Onions add flavor to an otherwise bland dish and turn an average meal into an elegant dinner.
Onion lovers around the world have found that this versatile vegetable can be grilled, sautéed, pickled, boiled, baked, fried...
The popularity of the onion eventually carried it into ancient Greece where athletes consumed large quantities because it would “lighten the balance of the blood”.
www.magicvalleygrowers.com /history.html   (450 words)

 Charles de Lint - The Onion Girl
The Onion Girl is set in Newford and environs, as well as the spiritworld.
The analogy of relating something to an onion, of peeling back the layers to reveal still more hidden layers beneath, wasn't a particularly original concept even at that time, I'm sure, but it was the first time I'd thought about it and that analogy has stayed with me ever since.
But the heart and soul of Newford has always been Jilly, her layers are as open on the outside as the bright neon lights and cheerful facades of stores and houses, but also as hidden within as what lies underground or secreted away behind closed doors.
www.sfsite.com /charlesdelint/onion1.htm   (652 words)

 CNN.com - The Onion: Funny site is no joke - Aug. 29, 2003
Of course, it had help: The Onion grew out of a weekly alternative newspaper of the same name and was able to fall back on the revenues from that and a successful line of books during the direst stretch.
One former Onion writer, Dan Vebber, who now works as a TV comedy writer in Hollywood, says money was never what motivated the staff.
Also in the works is an Onion movie, written by the staff and set to be produced by David Zucker of Naked Gun fame.
www.cnn.com /2003/TECH/ptech/08/28/bus2.feat.onion.site/index.html   (1239 words)

 Blooming Onion - All Recipes - Vegetarian
Prepare the onion: cut approximately 3/4 to 1 inch off of the top and bottom of the onion, remove skin.
Using a large, sharp knife, slice down the center of the onion about 3/4 of the way down, turn 90 degrees and slice again.
Open the center of the onion wide so that you can put the small bowl of dipping sauce in the center.
vegetarian.allrecipes.com /az/BloomingOnion.asp   (367 words)

 Geegaw.com: Stories: Onions
Ode to an Onion by Pablo Neruda, tr.
Lullaby of the Onion by Miguel Hernandez, tr.
Homage to the Mineral of the Onion tr.
www.geegaw.com /stories/onions.shtml   (277 words)

Dopo una collaborazione operativa di oltre un anno, ONION e LG CNS Global hanno siglato una partnership strategica avente lo scopo di rafforzare i modelli operativi di off-shoring per il mercato Italiano.
ONION effettua attività di consulenza specialistica in ambito Linux per applicazioni real-time di grandi dimensioni.
Si chiude per ONION l’anno del decennale dalla fondazione; il 2004 è stato denso di eventi positivi: il controllo dell’azienda è tornato nelle mani dei soci operativi e tutti gli indicatori economico-finanziari sono cresciuti significativamente.
net.onion.it   (553 words)

 Subtraction: Making New Fake News
The Onion, by its nature, was more complex and more involved, and we’ve spent the intervening weeks working with their Web team to make the new site a reality at a pretty intense rate.
The Onion is so well-liked, I literally had knots in my stomach prior to launch, fearful of pissing people off with the redesign.
I've loved the Onion ever since living in Chicago, we've been reading it for free, for years -- and one of my huge complaints was the poor look of their website, and blocking their archives.
www.subtraction.com /archives/2005/0830_making_new_f.php   (4325 words)

 Onion Media Kit 2007
The Onion is not liable for failure to accommodate placement requests unless the advertiser chooses to pay the special placement surcharge.
The Onion will not be bound by conditions printed or appearing on order blanks, copy instructions, or verbal agreements that conflict with the provisions of this rate card.
The Onion reserves the right to preserve the user experience of its sites, and reserves the right to remove any advertisement that is deemed annoying and/or harmful to our users at any time.
mediakit.theonion.com /guidelines.html   (1123 words)

 OJR article: Why Journalists Eat Up the Onion
On its face, the Onion's operations appear to be slacker-central, but observe the system for long and it becomes clear that the newspaper's sharp humor does not come quickly or easily.
He credits the Onion's lean, humble beginnings with its success, which has recently led to the publication of two books, as well as Onion radio spots on stations throughout the country.
Writing for the Onion, he says, was the answer, and despite the paper's recent surge in popularity, the same rules hold true.
www.ojr.org /ojr/workplace/1017964709.php   (1696 words)

 Onion @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
TIRUNELVELI: A steep fall in the price of onion and a subsequent rise in their supply, have become a cause of concern to the cultivators of onion in...
The sulfuric acid irritates the nerve endings in the eyes, making them sting.
The gas then dissipates through the air and eventually reaches one's eye, where it will react with the water to form a mild solution of sulfuric acid.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Onion   (1067 words)

 the Wired Press - "The Onion" Satire Site Folds
If the thought of squashing"The Onion" brings a tear to your eye, you may take solace in the knowledge that parts of it will live on.
The current plan is to dismantle the company and retire the name "The Onion" in preparation of a $17 million dollar buyout by another satire company and sometime rival "the Wired Press".
Many of the writers from the Onion will be absorbed into a new venture which so far has no name, but will be more focused on special projects for television and other media like the Daily Show and Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update.
thewiredpress.com /archives/culture/20050401_onion_folds.html   (372 words)

 Onion Media Kit 2007
The Onion is a national publication and website that offers award-winning news and views that readers can't get anywhere else.
More than 3 million people read The Onion each week, online and in print in select cities, making it by far the most popular news organization in its class.
THE A.V. The A.V. Club, The Onion's arts and entertainment section, provides thorough coverage of the week's cultural happenings, be they local or national.
mediakit.theonion.com   (159 words)

 Online Onion Root Tips
These regions of growth are good for studying the cell cycle because at any given time, you can find cells that are undergoing mitosis.
In order to examine cells in the tip of an onion root, a thin slice of the root is placed onto a microscope slide and stained so the chromosomes will be visible.
Although slicing the onion root captures many cells in different phases of the cell cycle, keep in mind that the cell cycle is a continuous process.
www.biology.arizona.edu /cell_bio/activities/cell_cycle/cell_cycle.html   (163 words)

 Past Productions: The Onion Cellar
Inside the small confines of the mysterious club The Onion Cellar, the internationally renowned rock duo The Dresden Dolls provides nightly entertainment while a series of stories unfold around them.
As singer, songwriter, and keyboardist Amanda Palmer and drummer Brian Viglione play their songs, the Onion Cellar becomes a space where rock and roll meets cabaret with humor and humanity.
Boston Globe - Creative risks are at heart of 'Onion Cellar' - by Joan Anderman
www.amrep.org /onion   (371 words)

 The Onion Dome: Orthodox News with a Twist
The Onion Dome: Orthodox News with a Twist
Old articles stretching back into the relatively recent past can be found in the Onion Dome Ark-Hive -- just click on the extremely lame visual pun, or on the "Ark-Hive" link on the sidebar.
By yet another specific request, we are re-running yet another classic article by our deuce reporter Marie Moffitt, suddenly the focus of a lot of rerun requests (two is a lot in this business), and it's about time, we say, since her writing is so good, and is this a ridiculous run-on sentence or what?
www.theoniondome.com   (289 words)

 Fuck Everything, We're Doing Five Blades | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
It will display this Onion headline, picture, and teaser copy on your page, depending on what you select above.
It's up to you to write the rest of the blog post.
The Onion is not intended for readers under 18 years of age.
www.theonion.com /content/node/33930   (658 words)

 The Onion Bag Issue 220: John Arne Riise's address is...
The Onion Bag Issue 220: John Arne Riise's address is...
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www.the-onion-bag.com   (450 words)

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