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2014-06-26 23:17:22

Initiative launches digital Wheel of Fun offering summer fun tips and prizes, including chance to win an unbelievable family getaway Shelton, CT (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Summer is the best season for families to make new memories with all kinds of fun outdoor adventures. Whether swimming, playing baseball or having a picnic in the backyard, many of the best summertime activities happen under the sun. As a mother of two daughters who love spending time outdoors, actress Busy Philipps[1] is...

Sunscreen Can Ignite, Burn Skin
2012-10-21 07:59:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Remember those adorable, and slightly creepy, Coppertone ads that started in the 1950s? They starred a little girl with a dog pulling her bathing suit to reveal a starkly white bottom. Would they have been as cute, or effective, if the little girl was on fire? Consumers are asking that question about the Banana Boat product recall for suntan lotions. Energizer Holdings (ENR), the parent company of Banana Boat, announced Friday...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'