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2014-06-20 23:06:40

Armstrong Air and Heating continues to be a top company in providing service to both commercial and residential properties. Winter Garden, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As a leader in the heating and cooling industry for over 35 years, Armstrong Air and Heating continues to be a top company in providing service to both commercial and residential properties. Armstrong is one of the top air conditioning repair companies in central Florida and has what it takes to get the job done right....

Auction House Offers Neil Armstrong’s Heartbeat
2013-05-06 10:38:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A New Hampshire auction house has announced that it will soon be accepting bids for the electrocardiogram of Neil Armstrong´s heartbeat taken when he first stepped onto the moon from the Apollo 11 spacecraft in July 1969. The slow, metronomic heartbeat represented by the EKG stands in stark contrast to that of Armstrong´s pilot Buzz Aldrin. "It was really slow on the way down, while Aldrin's was racing" Gerald Schaber, who...

Neil Armstrong's 'One Small Step' The Subject Of New Documentary
2012-12-31 04:23:29

[ Watch the Video: One Small Step, One Giant Leap Speech ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online "That´s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." The words spoken by Neil Armstrong when he became the first man to step foot on the moon will forever be an indelible moment in the history of space travel, but in a new BBC documentary, the late NASA astronaut's brother reveals that the words were not as spontaneous as Armstrong claimed. In an...

2012-09-07 23:02:26

With his passing on 25 August 2012, the world´s been reflecting on how much Neil Armstrong´s “giant leap for mankind” meant to them. People from every corner of the globe have been logging online to memorialize Armstrong´s life by uploading and sharing the astronaut´s lunar photos and videos. Lost in this jumble of social networking is the irony that people are spreading the news of the first person to ever appear in a “viral video.” David Jenyns,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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