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Summing Up The News On Your iPhone
2012-11-03 05:28:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Part of what makes the iPhone great is the way in which it inspires people to invent and innovate. The ecosystem has a great balance of wide open possibilities inside some very strict guidelines which nurtures this kind of invention. Take, for instance, Nick D´Aloisio, a 17-year old student from London who decided the iPhone could be used in a much better way to take in news stories. So, after taking some time off from...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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