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2011-03-18 05:05:00

TUSTIN, Calif., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Permlight for Signs, a leading provider of LED modules to the signage industry, today announced its new high brightness module, Capella for Signs. This new LED module offers a unique advantage for sign applications with high brightness requirements, but limited space. The efficient, single-LED design has been engineered for increased output and lower power consumption. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110318/LA67536) "New LED...

2010-05-17 07:10:00

ATLANTA, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Capella Kincheloe Interior Design is making a splash in Atlanta's design scene. Capella is a veteran designer for Los Angeles-based high-profile decorator Michael Smith, whose clients include The Obama White House, supermodel Cindy Crawford, and Hollywood director James Burrows. Capella's experience and style is rooted in traditionalism with an imaginative, updated look for today's generation of homeowners. Although Capella is a recent transplant to Atlanta,...

2007-12-28 12:29:52

December is the month of the winter solstice, which a large part of mankind associates with such festivals as the Nativity. Among the many varied customs linked with this special season for thousands of years, the exchanging of gifts is almost universal. The moment of the solstice occurred on Dec. 22 at 1:08 a.m. EST. The sun, appearing to travel along the ecliptic, reached that point in the sky where it is farthest south of the celestial equator.  Mother Nature herself offers the sky...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Auriga Constellation -- Auriga (the charioteer) is a northern constellation. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy, and counts is one of the 88 modern constellations. Its brightest star is Capella, which is associated with the mythological she-goat Amalthea. The three stars Epsilon, Zeta and Eta Aurigae are called the "Kids". ----- Abbreviation: Aur Genitive: Aurigae Meaning in English: the Charioteer Right ascension: 6 h Declination: 40 Visible: to...

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Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'