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2014-07-02 12:21:37

CHICAGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite increased fees and stricter size restrictions, travelers are still checking their bags at roughly the same rate as last year. This was the finding from surveys conducted by The GO Group, LLC, an international ground transportation service provider and GO Airport Express, a GO member and Chicago-based ground transportation company serving O'Hare International and Midway airports. More than 917 travelers were polled in this year's...

2014-07-02 08:25:35

Live trending updates from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. ET CHICAGO and NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 120 Sports announced that a new two-hour block of live programming will debut at 8 a.m. ET. 120 Morning Run will be co-hosted Monday through Friday from 8-10 a.m. ET by Laurence Holmes and Dylan McGorty and will serve as a preview for the day to come, as well as provide a round-up of the previous night's most important topics and events. Launched last week, the 120 Sports app offers...

2014-07-02 08:20:53

F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, P-8A and Boeing 787-9 demonstration flights CHICAGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today confirmed that the new 787-9 Dreamliner and the P-8A Poseidon will participate for the first time in flying displays at the Farnborough International Airshow, which runs July 14-20. This year's airshow marks the 40th anniversary of Boeing's participation at Farnborough. The 787-9 - flight test airplane ZB001 -- will be on static and flying display...

2014-07-02 04:22:00

CHICAGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the years following the recession, a number of metros have become more competitive, capturing a larger share of the total jobs added in the U.S. because of factors that are unique to their local economies. CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) released new research that shows you which metros are getting a bigger piece of the pie and why. Using a standard regional analysis called shift share, CareerBuilder and EMSI looked at the...

2014-07-01 23:10:26

The iPad Flip Turn by üuber is quickly becoming a bluetooth keyboard favorite among tech reviewers. iPhone Life.com recently posted an article by Todd Bernhard recommending üuber’s Flip Turn case for iPad (different versions available including for iPad Mini and iPad Air). Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 In a recent article on iPhonelife.com, tech savvy contributor Todd Bernhard recommends the Flip Turn case for iPad from üuber. On a long train ride, Bernhard was able...

2014-07-01 23:08:24

Britannica Digital Learning announced today that Britannica ImageQuest™ is a winner of an ISTE Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning announced today that Britannica ImageQuest™ is a winner of an ISTE Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine. The winners were announced yesterday in conjunction with the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), currently...

2014-07-01 23:05:50

American Brain Tumor Association’s Annual Conference puts a spotlight on integrated care. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Integrative medicine — a combination of both alternative medicine and conventional treatments — may improve quality of life for brain tumor patients. At the American Brain Tumor Association’s annual patient and family conference July 25-26 in Chicago, experts will discuss the use of integrative medicine and how patients and caregivers can talk with their...

2014-07-01 23:03:08

'APIs Going Mainstream’ Speakers Include Forrester Analyst Fatemeh Katibloo and Walgreens Consumer Mobile Director Tim Cauley; Sponsors include IBM and Twilio Among Other Industry Leaders San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The API Strategy & Practice Conference today announced ten sponsors and two keynote speakers for the upcoming API’s Going Mainstream in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency, September 24-26, 2014. Sponsors IBM and Twilio are joined by sponsors Apiary,...

2014-07-01 23:00:37

Solveforce is offering the world's only real-time online metro fast Ethernet tool. It will allow customers to research and find the best service at the best price possible. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Fast Ethernet internet came into the market in 1995 and provided great service until Gigabit was introduced three years later. Ethernet provided internet connection speed that is faster than the traditional ten mbps, which was the standard in the market. This technology took local...

2014-07-01 16:27:39

CHICAGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Few things are more American than baseball, blue jeans and apple pie, just so long as that apple pie isn't frozen. While total retail sales of prepared cakes and pies grew 24% from 2009-14 to reach $11.2 billion, frozen and refrigerated cakes and pies was the only segment to decline (2.4%), as consumers focus on fresh flavors and shift towards viewing pies and cakes as an indulgent snack. In fact, according to new Mintel research, some 41% of...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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