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Booze Alternative Without The Side Effects
2013-11-13 12:55:31

A British neuroscientist claims to have developed a drug capable of mimicking the effects of alcohol, but the drug’s effects can quickly be reversed by taking an antidote.

2013-10-24 23:31:38

July 25th marked the 35th birthday of the world’s first “test tube baby” in the U.K.

UK Man Builds Homemade Ticker-Tape Machine That Prints Tweets
2013-08-23 11:27:01

A UK man has developed a modern-day version of the 19th Century ticker-tape machine that prints out tweets instead of stock price information.

2013-08-20 23:26:34

TRA is pleased to announce a partnership between IndustrySafe Safety Management Software and Canvas, a leader in mobile apps for businesses.

2013-06-27 23:28:30

Easy-to-use digital canvas adds features that include PDF support, folders for organizing content, new artwork, animated graphics, backgrounds, fonts and more. RIVERHEAD,

2013-06-24 23:16:16

Sabi Sand Wildtuin African Reserve Ecological Officer Michael Grover will be honored at Ante Up event at National Geographic in Washington, DC. Reston, VA (PRWEB)


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.