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2014-06-17 12:24:46

Reliable Door-to-Door Golf Club Shipping Services Make Golf Getaways Easier BOSTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luggage Forward, the worldwide leader in door-to-door luggage and golf club shipping services, today announced a second international shipping option. The new Select service will be offered at a lower price point than the existing Preferred service and will allow more golfers to take advantage of the convenience of shipping golf clubs ahead. Since 2004, Luggage Forward...

2014-05-06 12:21:03

CLEVELAND, Tenn., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Check Into Cash is giving away a truck to one lucky winner during the "What's My Car Worth?" campaign! During the giveaway period, you are encouraged to go online or in store for a vehicle appraisal to find out what your car is worth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131119/CL20029LOGO "Check Into Cash makes it easy to get your vehicle appraised," said Check Into Cash President Steve Scoggins. "We have a quick and easy online...

2014-04-22 23:14:57

Travel Directors, onsite meetings and events support, are in constant transit between programs across the globe. Travel Director frequent travel experience reveals predicted travel trends for 2014 regarding the alleviation of airport congestion have come to fruition. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In December of last year, Travel + Leisure published an article predicting travel innovation that would catch on in 2014. Now that we are almost five months into the year, we look to our...

Smartphone App Handles Check-In, Unlocks Hotel Room Door
2014-01-31 04:21:45

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you can check-in for a flight and even produce a boarding pass from your smartphone, where else can your smartphone get you? The folks at Starwood Hotels think your smartphone should get you all the way to your room at its Aloft hotel chain. Aloft guests can now use their smartphones to check in to their room, and actually unlock the door. The doors will unlock via Bluetooth when the phone is held in front of the lock, the New York...

Three-Quarters Of Smartphone Users Rely On Location-Based Services
2013-09-13 08:21:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A majority of smartphone owners use their phones’ location-based services, and a growing number are adding location information to their online posts, according to a new report about the role location-based services play in our daily digital lives. The report, released Thursday by the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, was based on a survey of more than 2,000 adult smartphone users, which found that 74 percent use their...

Facebook Position Opens After Gowalla Co-Founder Exits
2013-07-16 13:32:14

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social network apparently has a couple of openings. On Tuesday it was reported that Facebook's product manager of location and events Josh Williams is checking out of the company after just 18 months on the job. Williams' departure was first reported July 15 by AllThingsD. He hasn't officially announced his next move, but sources told AllThingsD that he plans to stay in San Francisco and could work on a new startup venture....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • 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.'
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