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2013-11-05 23:01:08

TouchCast Welcomes Field as New CEO of TouchCast Studios UK; New Hire Marks TouchCast’s International Expansion London (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Today, Paul Field announced his departure from The Daily Mail to join NYC video startup, TouchCast. Field, joint third in command at the The Daily Mail, runs the Mail's digital editions and led the development and launch of the Mail's new paid-for app Mail Plus. Nominated by Adweek as one of the hottest start-ups of 2013, TouchCast,...

Comet Pan-STARSS Survives Solar Encounter, Emerges Brighter Than Ever
2013-03-17 09:17:25

redOrbit staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online A comet making its first visit to the inner solar system has survived a journey that brought it close to the sun, and has emerged as one of the brightest comets in years, NASA astronomers confirmed on Friday. Comet Pan-STARRS, which according to the Daily Mail has been visible for several weeks in the Southern Hemisphere, could be viewed for the first time by stargazers in the northern parts of the world last week after...

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2012-07-30 21:49:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It´s all fun and games until someone gets hacked. The person behind the anonymously spoofed Twitter account of a Daily Mail and General Trust executive has just been accused in the U.S. of defamation, impersonation and email hacking. According to Northcliffe Media, the Daily Mail´s newspaper division, whomever is responsible for Twitter handle @UnSteveDorkland–a spoofed account for Steve Aukland, Northcliffe´s...

2011-08-17 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) THURSDAY, AUGUST 18: MAIL-ORDER CATALOGS Profile America -- Thursday, August 18th. We're all used to thumbing through the catalogs that arrive in the mail almost daily for the latest bargains. However, this pastime may be older than you think. The first such catalog was sent out by Montgomery...

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2011-07-31 06:10:00

A University of Alabama climatologist is claiming that temperature-monitoring satellites have revealed "a huge discrepancy" between global warming predictions and the actual levels of heat contained within the atmosphere. Dr. Roy Spencer, identified by AP Science Writer Seth Borenstein as "a prominent climate skeptic," claims that NASA satellite readings between 2000 and 2011 show, in the words of Daily Mail reporter Tamara Cohen, "far smaller temperature rises than six climate models which...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'