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  Tadpole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A tadpole (also known as a pollywog) is a larval frog, toad, salamander, newt, or caecilian.
In this stage it breathes by means of external or internal gills, is at first lacking legs, and has a finlike tail with which it swims as most fish do, by lateral undulation.
As a tadpole matures, it metamorphoses by gradually growing limbs and then (in the case of frogs and toads) absorbing its tail by apoptosis (controlled cell death).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tadpole   (169 words)

 Tadpole (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tadpole is a 2002 film directed by Gary Winick about a boy who falls in love with an older woman.
In physics, a tadpole is a Feynman diagram with one external leg, and it encodes a one-point function (correlation function of one field).
Scuba diving clubs in Britain used the nickname "tadpole" for a type of ex-RAF pilot's oxygen cylinder with a tapering end, which was often used as an aqualung cylinder in the 1960's and earlier.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tadpole_(disambiguation)   (223 words)

In the natural habitat, tadpoles live in lakes, ponds, and 'pools of water' that appear during the rainy season.
Growafrog tadpoles are 'filter feeders', they eat all the time by filtering suspended food particles from the water.
Growafrog tadpoles are normally swimming 'head down, tail up.' Growafrog frogs normally spend a lot of time 'resting' on the bottom of their habitat.
www.growafrog.com /questad.html   (2142 words)

 Tadpole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tadpole is light years from being the first New York City comedy to be both inspired and outshone by the long shadow of Woody Allen.
Tadpole just pushes through the motions of a plot in which Oscar Grubman (Aaron Stanford), a 15-year-old preppie with predilections for operetta and Voltaire, strains to express a tumescent crush on his own stepmother, Eve (Sigourney Weaver).
Tadpole is everything that is wrong with the current homeland cinema, as slight and immature as its title implies..
www.nicksflickpicks.com /tadpole.html   (994 words)

 petite anglaise - lost in france
Tadpole has been suffering from a particularly nasty cold and tummy upset virus (a French doctor would no doubt refer to this as “gastric flu”, making it sound emergency ward, code red serious) which has been doing the rounds in Paris of late.
The sight of Tadpole knocking softly at the front door, calling “Jim, where are you?” when we returned home made me wince and grip the door handle with white knuckles.
Once Tadpole was in bed, the long evening gaped ahead, the terrifying emptiness no longer to be punctuated by his calls.
www.petiteanglaise.com   (3840 words)

 Xenopus tadpole research [SoBS - UoB]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We use embryos and young tadpoles of the frog Xenopus to ask how nervous systems work at the cellular level, develop to form the correct connections, and are organised to allow animals to behave.
The tadpole stops swimming when the head bumps into solid objects and the tadpole sticks to things with mucus secreted by a cement gland on the head.
Tadpole behaviour, role of pineal eye in control of swimming.
www.bio.bris.ac.uk /research/neuro/xgroup.htm   (345 words)

 Mather Field Vernal Pools - Tadpole Shrimp
Tadpole Shrimp are large (about the size of a half dollar coin).
Female Tadpole Shrimp produce hundreds of encysted eggs which are deposited in the mud of the pool bottom.
Rice farmers think that the Tadpole Shrimp is a common animal and a pest in their rice fields because the shrimp eat their rice.
www.sacsplash.org /critters/leppac.htm   (607 words)

 Writings On The Wall - Tadpole, Lovely & Amazing, and Reign of Fire
Tadpole is about as low budget indie as you can get, and sadly, it shows in parts.
The story is a fresh and funny tale of 15 year old preppie Oscar, brought up amongst Columbia professors in Manhattan and entirely unmoved by girls his own age, instead appreciating the charms of older women, especially his father's wife, Eve (Sigourney Weaver).
And lest this turn into an American Pie-ish "Stiffler's Mom" situation, the screenplay is bolstered by an unashamed intellectualism, and the cast is bolstered by an impressive turn by Aaron Stanford as the young Oscar.
www.geocities.com /reviewlad/LovelyTadpoleReign   (1181 words)

 Tadpole Husbandry
The purpose of this system is to raise tadpoles from a few days of age through metamorphosis with a minimum of "hands-on" effort and a maximal rate of survival.
Tadpoles are particularly susceptible to shock from apparently minor changes in temperature, salinity, or pH, and these can kill large numbers of tadpoles in a matter of minutes.
The accumulation of a small amount of green algae on the walls and floor of the tank is normal and healthy, but avoid the formation of large carpets of green slime, as this is a sign of overfeeding.
faculty.virginia.edu /xtropicalis/husbandry/TroptadcareNew.htm   (2606 words)

 tadpole on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
TADPOLE [tadpole] larval, aquatic stage of any of the amphibian animals.
Tadpole's Beacen appliance to provide the best-in-breed solution for enterprise class, cross-platform storage virtualization; Beatty and Company Computing and Tadpole join forces to address the needs of IT administrators for secure, pre-configured, "out-of-the-box" appliances; The Beacen enabled appliance will be unveiled by the vendors at Tadpole's booth #P12 during the SunNetwork Conference.
Tadpole unveils its most powerful SPARC Laptop and demonstrates five new plug-in appliances at the SunNetwork 2002 Conference and Pavilion; Tadpole launches its most powerful portable workstation yet for military and Global 2000 customers;.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/t1/tadpole.asp   (921 words)

 Review: Tadpole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tadpole was filmed on digital video over a period of two weeks at a cost of about $150,000 - and it looks it.
In an era when longer seems to be better, Tadpole bucks the trend by clocking in at a skinny 75 minutes.
Maybe one of the reasons I appreciated Tadpole is that, in broad terms, I can relate to Oscar - a smart outsider who tends to overintellectualize everything, even things that don't conform to rules of logic (such as sex and love).
movie-reviews.colossus.net /movies/t/tadpole.html   (761 words)

 Tadpole makes leap to Opteron | CNET News.com
But Tadpole may be the first company to do the same with the Opteron, which came out last April.
Tadpole, however, is one of the few companies to pack all of that hardware into a notebook, thus allowing engineers to take high-end software into the field.
Tadpole's Opteron machine is likely to fill in product gaps between the company's Talin portable, which is based on Intel Pentium 4 processors and uses the Linux operating system, and its UltraSparc processor machines, such as the Sparcbook.
news.com.com /2100-1006-5181084.html   (980 words)

 Tadpole (2002): Reviews
Short and sweet, small and smart, Tadpole is the oasis in the desert of dopey summer blockbusters - an uproarious, sophisticated coming-of-age comedy so flawlessly written, acted and directed it seems practically miraculous.
Tadpole was shot on digital video, and the images often look smeary and blurry, to the point of distraction.
Stanford is good as Oscar Grubman but "Tadpole" plays matters too safe when it prevents us from feeling sorry for the potential victim and anger towards the seducer because the filmmakers didn't want the risk of having an unlikable protagonist.
www.metacritic.com /film/titles/tadpole   (1347 words)

 Salon Directory
"Tadpole" is an ostensibly sweet little picture about a 15-year-old prep school kid, fluent in French and a fan of Voltaire, who's so sensitive he prefers older women to younger ones.
"Tadpole" is being sold as a fresh, breezy older-woman/younger-man romance, but it isn't that at all.
("Tadpole" was produced by InDigEnt, a collective co-founded by Winick that's dedicated to exploring the craft of digital feature filmmaking.) Audiences' tolerance for D.V. has yet to be determined.
www.salon.com /ent/movies/review/2002/07/24/tadpole   (1066 words)

 ::: Sun EZ Tadpole :: March 2005 :::
To our surprise, one more year of tadpole metamorphosis would slip away before the first batch of trikes (with a noticeably different frame and lower seat heigh) would reach the US shores.
The EZ Tadpole owes its handling character to a steering geometry that accounts for Center Point Steering (zero scrub radius), Ackerman Adjustment, zero wheel camber and 10 degrees of caster with 1.75 inches of positive trail.
Tadpoles are becoming very popular in the United States right now despite their average price tag of about $2500.
www.bentrideronline.com /reviews/EZTadpole/eztadpole.htm   (2047 words)

There are two ways to look at Tadpole; one as a whimsical story about a precocious boy with a serious crush on his stepmother, and the other as a serious examination of this same relationship.
Tadpole is the childhood nickname of Oscar Grubman (Aaron Stanford, Hollywood Ending), wise beyond his fifteen years.
Oscar's father Stanley (John Ritter, Panic, Terror Tract) notices that Oscar is acting strange, and Oscar lies by saying there is a girl at school who caught his interest.
www.haro-online.com /movies/tadpole.html   (450 words)

 Amazon.com: Tadpole (2002) : Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tadpole is the childhood nickname of Oscar (Aaron Stanford), a precocious 15-year-old who disdains girls his own age and nurses an infatuation for his 40-something stepmother, Eve (Sigourney Weaver).
Tadpole's preference for older women reaches the point of chaos when he develop a crush on his stunning stepmother Eve (Sigourney Weaver).
Basically TADPOLE is a romantic comedy that merges the classic romantic triangle with a dash of the classic Oedipus syndrome.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00007G25H?v=glance   (2307 words)

 Team Toad: Tadpole
TadPole strikes terror into its opponents: first it mesmerizes them with its two blinking green eyes, then it lifts and flips the other bot with the carved barbs on its titanium lifting spike.
TadPole drew Tsunami, built by Peter Abrahamson and driven by Mark Setrakian.
Although TadPole was able to get underneath Tsunami and drag him most of the way to the Kill Saw, Mark outdrove me and it was TadPole who went flying.
www.lazytoad.com /teamtoad/tadpole.html   (826 words)

 Tadpole Shrimp Page 5
The vernal pool tadpole shrimp is different from almost all California fairy shrimp since it is able to produce more than one generation in a single wet season.
This olive or grey coloration is sometimes mottled, and helps provide good camouflage for the vernal pool tadpole shrimp to blend in with aquatic plants or when they burrow horizontally in muddy bottom sediments.
Vernal pool tadpole shrimp are often quite hard to spot in the water unless they are seen in motion.
desfbay.fws.gov /Archives/Tadpole/tadpole5.htm   (305 words)

 Linux laptop – a prince among young frogs | The Register
Tadpole has taken its longstanding relationship with Sun technologies a step further, as this family of Linux based laptops is the first to sport a fully supported mobile installation of the Sun Java Desktop System.
This may be Tadpole's first Intel laptop, but if the price is right and the hardware quality good, there's no reason these products should not be considered alongside existing portable business workhorses.
Tadpole by diversification into the still specialist field of any laptop UNIX survived, but only just.
www.theregister.co.uk /2004/01/29/linux_laptop_a_prince_among   (660 words)

 USATODAY.com - Coming-of-age story carries 'Tadpole'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It would be risky for a tadpole to assume the life of a frog too soon.
And in Tadpole, 15-year-old Oscar Grubman (newcomer Aaron Stanford) falls for a middle-aged woman.
Tadpole is an irreverent and witty comedy in which the events aren't predictable but are well paced.
www.usatoday.com /life/movies/reviews/2002-07-18-tadpole_x.htm   (179 words)

 Tadpole Government Sales - Press Releases
The 2005 FOSE was held April 5-7 at the Washington Convention Center, where Tadpole exhibited its award-winning Comet 12 ultra-thin client.
The secure wireless networking improves dramatically the speed of deployment and mobility for rapid response teams and groups with a need to be highly mobile by eliminating lengthy set-up times for complex wired networks and all the ancillary equipment needed to support them.
In the mobile computing market Tadpole works closely with Sun Microsystems as a Sun iForce™ OEM Technology Partner to design, manufacture and customize products and services that are complementary and compatible with solutions from Sun Microsystems.
www.tadpolegov.com /pages/release_04-04-05.html   (1056 words)

 Tadpole Eyes Athlon 64, Multiprocessor Sparc Notebooks
Tadpole Computer may end up as a big fish in the small pond of 64-bit notebooks.
Now, Tadpole is searching for a more downmarket niche, and hopes to expand its product offering with cheaper computers for commercial customers in the $4,000 range later this year.
Tadpole also spends considerable resources on improving the security and accessibility of its notebooks, designing in biometrics and mirroring parts of the server to replicate the work environment of a Solaris box while on the road.
www.extremetech.com /article2/0,3973,923730,00.asp   (763 words)

 Tadpole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
PARK CITY -- "Tadpole" is a scrumptious amusement, one of the most satisfyingly cerebral and touching movies ever to play at the Sundance Film Festival.
A piquant coming-of-age story, for both a perplexed teenage boy and a vibrant middle-aged woman, "Tadpole" is certain to be a word-of-mouth smash hit for Miramax, likely to win accolades and honors about this time next year as one of the best releases of 2002.
Brimming with vital desires and criss-crossed with understandable confusions, "Tadpole" centers on a precociously intellectual 15-year-old, Oscar (Aaron Stanford), who, owing to his inordinate book smarts, is able to conjecture about all sorts of sophisticated matters.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /hollywoodreporter/reviews/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1796680   (686 words)

 Snugg Harbor: Tadpole
Tadpole, being 2 years younger then the rest of us, and no so quick on the uptake, suddenly found himself a "majority of one".
This, along with twin pressures of wanting to be (an "official") part of the gang, and appearing to be tough as his older brother (and his friends), was enough to send him on his way.
That Tadpole is one tough little son of a gun with a good imagination.
snuggharbor.net /archives/086648.php   (1178 words)

 Tadpole Delivers One of the Most Powerful x86 Notebook Solutions Available Based on the AMD Opteron(TM) Processor
Tadpole is First Sun Microsystems iForce(SM) Partner to Support AMD Opteron(TM) Processor-Powered Notebook Solutions With Java Desktop System CARLSBAD, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Tadpole Computer today announced that it will expand its portfolio of 64-bit notebooks and develop a notebook offering based on the AMD Opteron(TM) processor.
Tadpole's AMD Opteron processor-based notebooks will be available worldwide in Q2 2004 through Tadpole resellers and through Tadpole directly.
About Tadpole Computer Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Tadpole Computer is the leading provider of Linux and 64-bit UNIX notebooks to the federal government, enterprises and end-users in technical markets.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/03-31-2004/0002138840&EDATE=   (615 words)

 Tadpole Government Sales - History
Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Tadpole Computer is an independent company that provides world-class 64-bit UNIX platforms and mobile solutions - from back-end servers to mobile notebooks - to a range of users in commercial and government/military markets.
Tadpole Computer has closely aligned engineering and marketing relationships with Sun Microsystems™ and is an award-winning Sun iForce™ OEM Technology Partner.
In its 20-year history of developing and deploying state-of-the-art, 64-bit UNIX solutions, Tadpole Computer has garnered an industry-leading portfolio of customers - all relying on the power of 64-bit computing to handle their most technical and compute-intensive applications.
www.tadpolegov.com /pages/company.html   (297 words)

 Tadpole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tadpole is an internet browser designed to be used by toddlers.
Most features of a typical browser have been eliminated to make the inteface simple to use and to minimize the possibility of accidently surfing to another webpage or printing.
Tadpole may be freely distributed provided that it remains unaltered from the original distribution.
homepages.udayton.edu /~groffkep/TadpoleIndex.html   (251 words)

 Grow A Frog - Tadpole Care   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The directions for the care of three tadpoles are the same as the directions for the care of one.
Grow a Frog tadpoles are healthiest in water that is "a little bit cloudy".
If you need to leave your tadpole in the classroom on Saturday and Sunday, or if you are planning a weekend vacation, She'll be okay for a couple of days because food is always growing in her ecosystem.
www.flickit.com /care.html   (368 words)

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