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  Sting.com home
Sting is a rock icon who wants to save the rainforest.
The latest clips are from Sting's birthday in Turin last month as we catch up with him backstage and thanking fan club members for his birthday messages...
Sting appeared on NBC's 'Today' show on October 30 ahead of the opening show of The Police's return to the United States at Madison Square Garden to discuss the release of his new book 'Lyrics'.
www.sting.com   (619 words)

  Entomology - Removing bee stings
The increase in weal area with increasing time between sting and removal reflects continuing pumping of venom into the flesh of the subject by the detached sting, and it illustrates the significance of even short delays in removing the sting.
There was not a significant effect of the location of the sting, but the response at 2 seconds was lower, though not significantly so, in the time series than in the removal method (t-test, t28 = 0.909, P = 0.12), possibly due to the the presence of multiple stings at once in the time series.
Advice on bee sting treatment should not overlook that the most important response to stings from bees defending their nests should be to get away from the vicinity of the nest.
bees.ucr.edu /stings.html   (1643 words)

  The Sting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sting is an Oscar winning caper film from 1973 set in September of 1936 and revolving around a complicated plot by two professional grifters (Paul Newman and Robert Redford) to con a mob boss (Robert Shaw).
A deluxe DVD, The Sting: Special Edition (part of the Universal Legacy Series) was released in September, 2005, including a "making of" featurette and interviews with the cast and crew.
Since Lonnegan is a shrewd man of few vices, and not to be taken in by a simple confidence scheme, Henry and Johnny concoct an elaborate plan involving placing Hooker as the inside man in an off-track betting scam.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Sting   (2415 words)

 The Sting Nematode
Sting nematodes (Belonolaimus spp.) are native to sandy soils in much of the southeastern and Midwestern United States.
Primary damage from the sting nematode is to the roots of the plant.
Populations of sting nematodes may be distributed unevenly in the soil profile, due partly to downward movement of the pest as plant roots penetrate deeper in the soil.
nematode.unl.edu /stingnem.htm   (1023 words)

 The sting - Salon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Sting," a Friday night party in the same space housing Velvet Nation that draws a straighter crowd, was the only straight club disclosed during the April 28 Article 32 hearing (the military equivalent of a grand jury).
And the focus on gay clubs in the sting operation might be a result of research, not mere prejudice, since anyone who patronizes gay nightclubs knows they seem to attract more than their share of drug taking and drug dealing.
But even giving the Navy the benefit of the doubt, the fact remains that the NCIS mounted a sting operation in which the majority of venues catered to gays, and its top brass was ill-prepared to answer the tough-questions -- and face the culture clash -- that ensued.
dir.salon.com /news/feature/2000/07/18/sldn/index.html   (1104 words)

 Taking the Sting Out of Insect Allergies on MedicineNet.com
Stinging insects are all in the same large family.
This is true for insect sting allergy and for some food allergies or other causes of anaphylaxis.
They usually have to get several stings every few weeks on a regular basis and there is a chance that they will get allergic to it.
www.medicinenet.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=54553   (2996 words)

 The Sting (1973)
With lesser actors, THE STING may have been a forgettable piece of work.
It gives the film an almost artificial look which is fitting considering it is a direct homage to the 1930's and the gangster pictures that so dominated that decade.
Look out for Ray Walston in a hilarious role announcing horse races and their results as they are "happening" just after receiving word of the "real" race results from a back room in the betting house.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0070735   (841 words)

 WNBA.com: Charlotte Sting Dispersal Draft To Be Held on January 8
WNBA.com: Charlotte Sting Dispersal Draft To Be Held on January 8
Charlotte Sting Dispersal Draft To Be Held on January 8
All current Sting players, with the exception of unrestricted free agents Allison Feaster and Tammy Sutton-Brown, are eligible to be selected.
www.wnba.com /sting   (186 words)

 Sting etc.
Current project information, 2007 tour info, and frequently asked questions are answered in the Police FAQ, Sting FAQ, Andy Summers FAQ, and Stewart Copeland FAQ.
The Sting & The Police Lyrics Library contains all the songs written and covered by Sting and The Police.
Find interview transcripts, rare recording reviews, links to online music stores (in the Gift Guide) which offer large selections of Police and Sting merchandise, the Sting etc. mailing list, merchandise, the results of yearly surveys, and much more.
www.stingetc.com   (181 words)

 HP CEO Allowed 'Sting' of Reporter - washingtonpost.com
Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive Mark V. Hurd approved an elaborate "sting" operation on a reporter in February in an attempt to plug leaks to the media, according to an e-mail message sent by HP Chairman Patricia C. Dunn.
It was unclear whether the e-mail sting operation involved illegal tactics, experts said, but federal and state authorities have launched probes into the legality of HP's methods.
On Sept. 28, Dunn and several other HP executives are scheduled to testify before the House Energy and Commerce investigative subcommittee about their roles in the spy probe.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/20/AR2006092001964.html   (592 words)

 MP3.com Search Results for: [ Sting ]
After disbanding the Police at the peak of their popularity in 1984, Sting quickly established himself as a viable solo artist, one obsessed with expanding the boundaries of pop music.
Sting incorporated heavy elements of jazz, classical, and worldbeat into his music, writing lyrics that were literate and self-consciously meaningful, and he was...
From Long Island, NY, the Sting Rays were one of the poppier mid-'60s garage bands that came to light as the mid-'80s garage reissue scene took archivism to its extremes.
www.mp3.com /search.php?action=Search&stype=artist&query=Sting   (134 words)

 THE STING - The Boston Globe
Earlier this year, the city hired a private investigative firm to conduct a sting operation against these 15 dealers.
Federal law prohibits licensed dealers from making a sale when they have a reasonable belief that the firearm being sold is not for the person who purports to be the purchaser.
In the New York City sting, one investigator would make all of the inquiries about purchasing the gun and the second investigator would show up at the counter only to fill out the background check information.
www.boston.com /news/globe/ideas/articles/2006/08/27/the_sting   (1547 words)

 Star Wars: Message Boards: The Sting
Well, the Sting was made during the early 70's or late 60's, if I'm not mistaken, not quite Hollywood's golden age imo, but I agree, this movie rocks.
Well I read in an article about the sting that it is a true classic from hollywoods golden age.
The point is the Sting rocks and that movies were better 30 years ago.
forums.starwars.com /thread.jspa?threadID=122264   (312 words)

 The Flick Filosopher | The Sting   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Sting is pretty universally acknowledged as one of the best films ever made.
The Sting isn't so much Johnny Hooker's story as it is one last reminder of the good old days for all the other characters.
Imagine this: Sometime in the 2050s, someone makes a movie about all the scary, funny, thrilling things midlife HTML geeks and Web entrepreneurs got up to in the crisis years of the 2010s to recapture their days of glory ten and twenty years earlier.
www.flickfilosopher.com /oscars/bestpix/sting.shtml   (844 words)

 So Cal Sting   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The goal of the Sting is to prepare each player to compete at the High School level.
The Sting was invited to play in the RBV Junior Varsity Tournament in Vista this coming weekend.
On sunday the Sting lost 6-1 to a tough Cal Cougar team, but again in the second game of the day, the Sting came out on top 11-4 against the OC Hawks.
eteamz.active.com /scsting/index.cfm   (1542 words)

 MCA DiscoVision - The Sting
The CLV edition of The Sting replaced the CAV version and was spanned across 3 sides.
The jackets were too small for 2 discs and bulged at the lower edge.
Universal issued this title in the same full frame aspect ratio in March 1998 as part of their early DVD catalog.
www.blam1.com /DiscoVision/Universal_Pictures/11-001.htm   (409 words)

 The Sting: Legacy Series (1973)
After a friend is killed by the mob, they try to get even by attempting to pull off the ultimate "sting." No one is to be trusted as the twists unfold, leading up to one of the greatest double-crosses in movie history.
The Sting seems like an unusual movie to win Best Picture as it lacks almost all of the qualities we normally associate with such victors.
Don't expect it to be a grand, epic saga, because it's not and it never pretends that it is. The Sting is simply a superbly executed film about some small-time crooks who decide to try to enter the big time.
www.dvdmg.com /stingls.shtml   (1752 words)

 Allergy: Insect Sting
If the stinger is still lodged in the skin, as it usually is after honeybee stings, it should be removed promptly.
Elevate the part of the body where the sting is located.
If the sting is on the hands or feet where rings or other tight-fitting jewelry is worn, these should be removed immediately before swelling develops, to avoid any compression of the blood supply to these areas.
www.emedicinehealth.com /allergy_insect_sting/page6_em.htm   (523 words)

 Insect Sting Allergies — Medical information regarding this sometimes serious allergic reaction on MedicineNet.com
If you are known to be allergic to insect stings, then the next sting is 60% likely to be similar or worse than the previous sting.
Since most stings occurring in the summer and fall, you are at greatest risk during these months.
These types of reactions usually occur within minutes of the sting, but have been known to be delayed for up to 24 hours.
www.medicinenet.com /insect_sting_allergies/article.htm   (468 words)

 sting   (Site not responding. Last check: )
sting is a TCP-based network measurement tool that measures end-to-end network path characteristics.
sting is unique because it can estimate one-way properties, such as loss rate, through careful manipulation and observation of TCP behavior.
In addition, using TCP allows sting to leverage the existing Internet infrastructure -- any TCP server can be used as a de facto measurement service -- and it avoids increasing problems with ICMP-based network measurement (blocking, spoofing, rate limiting, etc).
www.cs.washington.edu /homes/savage/sting   (110 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: The Sting [1973]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Set in 1936, The Sting features a pair of Chicago con artists (Newman and Redford) who find themselves in a high-stakes game against the master of all cheating mobsters (Robert Shaw) when they set out to avenge the murder of a mutual friend and partner.
Using a bogus bookie joint as a front for their con of all cons, the two feel the heat from the Chicago Mob on one side and encroaching police on the other.
One of the most entertaining movies of the early 1970s, The Sting is a welcome throwback to Hollywood's golden age of the 30s that hasn't lost any of its popular charm.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004SC8N   (1252 words)

 Scott Joplin (and Marvin Hamlisch) - The Sting
The soundtrack to the film The Sting made a huge impact on the public at large, and brought with it a resurgence of interest in Ragtime music in general.
Hill had become hooked on Ragtime from hearing his son and nephew play rags by Scott Joplin on the piano and at round about the same time as he was putting thoughts together for The Sting movie.
A connection formed in his mind that these rags would be an ideal accompaniment to the movie, with their assured sense of humour.
www.mfiles.co.uk /reviews/hamlisch-joplin-the-sting.htm   (358 words)

 Daimnation!: The sting
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police itself delivered three tons of potential bomb-making material to a group that authorities said wanted to launch a string of attacks inspired by al-Qaida, according to a news report Sunday.
The Toronto Star said the sting unfolded when investigators delivered the ammonium nitrate to the group of Muslim Canadians, then moved in quickly on what officials called a homegrown terror ring.
Andrew Coyne links to a Toronto Star report on the sting, which says the RCMP replaced the ammonium nitrate with harmless powder just before making the deal and subsequent arrests.
www.damianpenny.com /archived/006667.html   (608 words)

 Amazon.com: The Sting: DVD: Paul Newman,Robert Redford,Robert Shaw,Charles Durning,Ray Walston,Eileen Brennan,Harold ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the most entertaining movies of the early 1970s, The Sting is a welcome throwback to Hollywood's golden age of the '30s that hasn't lost any of its popular charm.
"The Sting", is as entertaining, of higher quality, and offers more talent that the majority of films today, and does so without the need for all the crutches that current weak films require.
Perhaps it was the Newman-Redford team that made "The Sting" popular, and Newman alone may have difficulty drawing audiences, but one thing is certain: In fifty one years of film acting, Newman has become one of the screen's most magnetic stars...
www.amazon.com /Sting-Paul-Newman/dp/0783225873   (2088 words)

 The Sting (1973)
The lie, which is that Hooker wants to take over Henry's operation, is eagerly lapped-up by Lonnegan (additional satisfaction comes from the fact that Hooker is precisely the man whom Lonnegan's thugs are after and the reason for his trip to Chicago).
Using a gambling den (set up purely for the sting) Hooker explains that he has a system for winning on the horses, simply by getting the race information before the bookmakers.
Viewing The Sting is cinematic enjoyment at its purest -- the empathy that Newman and Redford have for each other, and the way in which this spreads to the entire cast, energises the entire film.
www.film.u-net.com /Movies/Reviews/Sting.html   (635 words)

 The Sting Connection
However, I did find an interview in Musician magazine in which Sting briefly discusses his relationship to his comic book counterpart, which may be what Alan Moore is referring to.
I think DC is terrified that Sting will sue them, although Sting has seen the character and commented in Rolling Stone that he thought it was great.
Last night Sting was talking about the DC superhero comics of the early '60s when he was reminded that these days DC has a supernatural hero, Hellblazer, modeled after Sting.
www.qusoor.com /hellblazer/Sting.htm   (714 words)

 Wilderness: Scorpion Sting
Scorpion stings are painful, and they can be fatal, particularly to children because of their small size.
The reaction at the sting site may appear mild; however, a person experiencing a serious reaction may develop severe symptoms throughout the body.
Wash the sting with soap and water and remove all jewelry.
www.emedicinehealth.com /wilderness_scorpion_sting/article_em.htm   (278 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: The Sting [1973]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the Chicago of the 1930s, Johnny's partner, Luther (Robert Earl Jones), is fatally wounded by a victim of one of their scams who turns out to be powerful syndicate boss Doyle Lonnegan (Robert Shaw).
"The sting" (1973) might be an old film, but I think it is sensible to say that, for all practical purposes, it is new for those who haven't watched it before.
Directed by George Roy Hill and with a superb cast, "The sting" is the kind of movie that surprises you till the very end.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000B73H6Q   (1001 words)

 Bee or Yellow Jacket Sting - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
The child was stung by a honeybee, bumblebee, hornet, paper wasp.
The sting involves injecting venom into the human from the bee's stinger
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital is located in Palo Alto, adjacent to Stanford University Hospital, approximately 20 miles north of San Jose, CA and 40 miles south of San Francisco.
www.lpch.org /HealthLibrary/ParentCareTopics/BitesStings/BeeorYellowJacketSting.html   (543 words)

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