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2011-08-16 08:49:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What's popular at the gym these days isn't the latest iPod or the most high-tech running shoes; it's cotton athletic apparel. "More than 7 out of 10 consumers prefer their athletic apparel to be made of cotton," says Jenna Caccavo, Product Trend Analyst, Cotton Incorporated, citing data from the Cotton Incorporated Lifestyle Monitor(TM) Survey. "And athletic apparel appeals to a wide range of people, since two-thirds of consumers say they exercise at...

2011-06-07 07:32:00

TransDRY(TM) Technology Adds Performance to Style and Comfort NEW YORK, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York-based Cana Collection®, an upscale lifestyle/athletic apparel brand, recently adopted the Cotton Incorporated TransDRY(TM) technology to enhance its collection of high-end activewear. The moisture-wicking TransDRY technology fits into the brand's philosophy that athletic apparel can encompass high-performance technology without sacrificing style. The...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'