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2014-01-15 23:25:15

WOXOM is pleased to announce the Kickstarter launch of the PocketShot, a portable smartphone accessory for mounting any phone in any case anywhere, which allows anyone to shoot much sharper video and stills. It folds up to stow easily in a pocket, yet goes together instantly to hold a phone when shooting or viewing videos. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 WOXOM is pleased to announce the Kickstarter launch of the PocketShot, a portable smartphone accessory for mounting any phone in...

Hungarian Team Taking Big Steps For Google Lunar XPRIZE
2014-01-15 13:33:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Hungarian team competing for the Google Lunar XPRIZE has completed a successful simulation of its rover mission. The Google Lunar XPRIZE is offering $40 million to the first private company that is able to land safely on the surface of the Moon. The competition also requires the rover to travel 1,600 feet above, below or on the Lunar surface, as well as send two videos or photos back to Earth. Team Puli said that during its...

2014-01-15 08:33:53

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today UClass is announcing the pilot of a new K12 curriculum alternative that combines the power of technology with the talent of teachers. UClass.io For Schools is a centralized, searchable district-wide resource exchange that lets teachers share, find and organize resources that are created for the new Common Core standards. District teachers can pool their resources together, tag them and have limitless access to others' resources....

Key Phrases Help Make A Kickstarter Campaign Successful: Study
2014-01-15 06:45:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Anyone who has ever considered shooting a movie, creating a video game or starting a company has probably looked at Kickstarter as a way of funding it and a new study from researchers at Georgia Tech has found certain key phrases most common to successful crowdfunding campaigns. Kickstarter is a website that allows a person or company to fund their creative vision through an online pledge drive. In the study – being presented at...

2014-01-14 23:21:49

IdeaScale, leading crowdsourcing and open innovation software provider, today announced the final winners of its Innovation Awards Competition. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 IdeaScale, leading crowdsourcing and open innovation software provider, today announced the final winners of its Innovation Awards Competition. In the category of Best Engagement Strategy, the winner is: The State of Minnesota In the category of Best Moderation Strategy, the winner is: Yale University In the...

2014-01-14 12:22:11

NineSigma to Host 2014 Innovation Summit, May 14-16 in Cleveland, OH CLEVELAND, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NineSigma, Inc., the leading innovation partner to organizations worldwide, will hold its Innovation Leadership Summit, May 14-16, 2014 at the Global Center for Health Innovation, in Cleveland Ohio. This is the premier industry event for leading innovators and organizations committed to breakthrough achievements through open innovation. Participants will learn how world-changing...

2014-01-10 23:22:16

On January 14th in NYC, energy and sustainability representatives from leading organizations will assemble for an interactive panel discussion hosted by AGRION, the global business network for energy, cleantech and sustainability. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 As legislation supporting renewable energy and energy efficiency financing has lagged, investors and project developers are looking to a new approach to cleantech investment: crowdsourcing innovation. While Solar Mosaic is...

2014-01-08 16:27:50

The YUN-II Gimbal Set is Ideal for Innovative Photographers who Need to Capture Footage in All Conditions NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Yun Team, a multinational group made up of a variety of experts, has just announced a fundraising campaign on the Indiegogo website. The group hopes to raise enough money to market their innovative handheld stabilizer for digital cameras. The YUN-II Gimbal set for Sony Nex 5/7 and other cameras under 500g is perfect for both...

2014-01-08 08:26:40

Photographer and Freediver, Ted Roe, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to gain the funds needed to self-publish a photography book with stories and exhibit his work. The last day to participate as a Backer to fund the all-or-nothing campaign is January 19, 2014. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Imagine swimming in the warm waters of Hawaii. You take a deep inhale and dive down. You swim down like a dolphin. You pass 30 feet, then 60 feet, then 90 feet...

2014-01-08 08:22:02

Social Energy Conservation Company Raises Funds Through Indiegogo to Reduce CO2 emissions by More Than Two Million Tons Over the Next Five Years Worldwide LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CES - My Open Road(TM) (www.myopenroad.com) announces the launch of the My Open Road Indiegogo campaign with Wahoo's Fish Taco CEO, Wing Lam, at Showstoppers at CES 2014. My Open Road is a social energy conservation app that incentivizes saving energy by encouraging the use of alternative...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • 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.'
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