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2014-06-24 23:14:43

Dreamcloud Productions Company, and Jim de Cordova, inventor of the Dreamhelmet sound-blocking sleep-mask pillow have launched a Kickstarter campaign for what de Cordova calls the ‘SuperMask’. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 “We are on a mission!” he claims – “to find the Holy Grail of sleep masks - one that blocks the maximum sound possible, but still is comfortable to sleep with.” In 1998, de Cordova invented the first adjustable sleep mask attached to sound...

2014-06-24 12:25:53

Learn how innovation contests are now a staple for companies to engage the right innovators worldwide and accelerate strategic product development CLEVELAND, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global innovation firm NineSigma today announced availability of a new white paper on innovation contests. Titled, Open for Business: The New Innovation Contest Does More than Deliver Solutions, it explores this finely tuned open innovation option that delivers speed, transparency and ultimately...

2014-06-23 08:34:55

Holland Haptics launches Kickstarter campaign for device that allows you to hold hands with your loved ones, wherever they are SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland Haptics, a technology firm headquartered in the Netherlands, today announced the launch of its Kickstarter campaign for Frebble, a device that enables users to hold hands with a loved one, no matter the distance between them. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120436 Photo -...

2014-06-23 08:25:47

A UK-based team of international people aims to raise £170,000 in order to introduce their pioneering product to the global market and to complete the development of the supplementary Teqbox system. LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A start-up company based in the United Kingdom has created a new football-based sport called the Teqball. After years of development and testing, the main equipment for playing Teqball, the Teqboard, can finally be pre-ordered. The main technological...

2014-06-20 23:09:16

Indianapolis tech startup earns 25k in less than 48 hours for travel size ‘smart’ charging device. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Emerging technology start up, SP Technologies, introduced the new POWERQUBE MINI on Kickstarter.com, a popular crowdfunding website, on June 9th. This travel size version of the POWERQUBE earned well over a third of the funding goal within 48 hours of going live on Kickstarter. The POWERQUBE MINI was developed based on user feedback on the original...

2014-06-19 08:29:50

Largest sci-tech crowdsourcing forecast site in search of professionals and enthusiasts to predict future events FAIRFAX, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SciCast, a research project run by George Mason University, is the largest known science and technology-focused crowdsourced forecasting site. So what makes a crowdsourced prediction market more powerful? An even bigger crowd. SciCast is launching its first worldwide call for participants to join the existing 2,300 professionals and...

2014-06-18 23:07:05

Dispensed2U Inc. has unveiled the company’s Indiegogo campaign to fund the creation of the company’s all-new Dispensed2U mobile marijuana delivery app. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Crowdfunding has become an incredibly popular way to take something from concept to concrete reality, and that’s exactly what Dispensed2U, Inc. is tapping into with the company’s new Indiegogo campaign. Dispensed2U, Inc.’s Indiegogo campaign will help raise funds for the creation of the...

2014-06-18 12:28:27

The 27 Club: Searching for Secrets CHICAGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Founder Mona DiFiore has been reviving the greatest artists of our time, The 27 Club, with her BioCollage Kickstarter campaign. A BioCollage painting connects anecdotes in one overarching portrait. The BioCollage Kickstarter campaign will help tell the stories of the 27 Club. "BioCollage tells stories with paint," said DiFiore. "And The 27 Club series explores the psychological side of the artists. That's why...

2014-06-18 04:20:46

MIAMI, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dark Centuries game hopes to raise $100,000 to revitalize the MMO scene Today Enlightened Studios launches its fantasy medieval MMORPG The Dark Centuries on crowd-funding site Kickstarter. Starting from $30 for an early bird pledge that includes a digital copy of the game. The Dark Centuries will see the Vikings, Celts and Saracens clash in an epic battle for power....

2014-06-17 23:04:07

Hackable smart display can show time, news, deadlines, temperature and any other metric needed for home or business; takes an action with the click of a button. London, UK (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Smart Atoms, a group of tech visionaries, designers and engineers, introduces LaMetric, a smart ticker that displays all the information user needs. The smart clock launches on Kickstarter today as the first standalone, customizable, hackable ticker that tracks key metrics and displays them in...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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