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an artificial ants’ nest, usually created to allow observation of the activities within the nest.
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The band in question are Alien Ant Farm and the song?
When Navarros Strategic Communications group reached out to the companys scientists for help creating an interactive demonstration for science students, Wurtz recalled the ant farm model used by a scientist from DOEs Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Ant Farm made architecture, performances, and videos in an experimental idiom that variously evoked Buckminster Fuller, Archigram, and Stewart Brand's Whole Earth Catalog--which once used one of the group's inflatables as a production office.
Entertainment industry entrepreneur Mike Greenfeld--the co-founder and former CEO of Ant Farm, and the co-owner of several companies that provide post-production and sound services for the film, TV and advertising industries--listed his celeb-pedigreed estate in Encino with an asking price of $5.
Even as plenty of research shows that prisons are healthier, more humane and more effective when kept to a modest size, the British government are pursuing a policy of super-size incarceration, with all the human qualities of a factory assembly line or ant farm.
The name rhymes with ant farm and it is led by 2008 national flatpicking champion Tyler Grant, above.
Watching a glass-enclosed ant farm wasn't going to cut it for Walter Tschinkel, professor at the Department of Biological Science for Florida State Univ.
at the moment, I am here for pilot season to do some auditioning and I'm also filming Ant Farm.
Apart from the 'I Gotta Feeling' group, those who are still scheduled to perform are soul legend Smokey Robison, Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Gladys Knight, Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke, JLS, Ne-Yo, Pixie Lott, Alien Ant Farm, Jennifer Hudson and Craig David, among others.
Other musical legends set to perform include Gladys Knight, Alien Ant Farm, Jackson brothers Tito, Marlon and Jackie, Alexandra Burke, JLS, Pixie Lott and Diversity.
Paying tribute to the King of Pop at this once-in-a-lifetime event the already spectacular line-up features world class performers including; Christina Aguilera, pictured above, Cee Lo Green, Smokey Robinson, The Jackson Brothers, 3T, Leona Lewis, JLS, Pixie Lott, Alexandra Burke, Alien Ant Farm, Craig David, Diversity with more artists to be announced.
Other items include wigs, mobile phones, a Jimmy Choo gold stiletto, a Nigella Lawson inspired green Burkini, a designer pounds 190 Gucci two piece and an ant farm.