Latest Adam Brown Stories

2014-04-09 23:25:16

New offering from The Real Estate Book expands personal branding packages to include IDX-fed web, tablet and mobile sites, mobile business cards, vanity text codes, and GPS-enabled yard signs to help real estate agents take local traffic from national listing aggregators. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Agent branded web, tablet, and mobile sites can now compete with large listing aggregators to gain local buyers and sellers through The Real Estate Book’s new suite of products,...

Alchemy In The Modern World
2012-10-03 05:55:29

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An amazing discovery was reported this week. Even more amazing than the discovery itself was just how the discovery was made. In an exceptional confluence of art and science, the study of Cupriavidus metallidurans showed how this resilient bacterium could not only survive the toxic nature of gold (III) tetrachloride but could react with it, creating 24-karat gold nuggets. “Microbial alchemy is what we´re doing —...

2011-04-14 21:18:39

Not so long ago Wikipedia was considered a playground for Capitol Hill staffers to game the system and make "the boss look better and the opponent look ridiculous." Now a peer-reviewed study by Brigham Young University political scientist Adam Brown validates Wikipedia as a reliable place to get a political education. The research focused on past and present candidates for governor across the 50 states. Brown fact-checked biographical information and voting statistics and found very few...

2008-08-05 03:00:30

By Brad Barnes, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Aug. 5--Scratches are the bane of records and compact discs. Yet Columbus music store The Flip Side has managed to scratch out a living in the past couple of years, even while people aren't buying music from traditional record stores. The place may be the oldest independent record store in Georgia. It predates Atlanta's venerable Wax 'n Facts and Athens' storied Wuxtry Records by five years. That it's still open at all seems miraculous in...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'