Latest E-meter Stories

2013-07-02 23:18:10

New USB meter by Power Practical is the first device to let users know how fast their phone is charging. At five times its funding goal, the project is poised to hit six figures on crowdfunding site Kickstarter. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 After reaching its funding goal in 13 hours, the Practical Meter continues to soar on Kickstarter. The new device serves a simple purpose. It displays how quickly a smartphone or other USB device is charging. In many cases, the meter will expose...

2013-05-26 23:02:12

Test Equipment Connection Announces Release of New Hioki RM3548 and RM3544 Resistance Meter (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 Test Equipment Connection announces the release of the new Hioki RM3548 and RM3544 Resistance Meter beginning May 28, 2013. Please consider Hioki Model RM3544 or RM3548 as recommended substitutes for the discontinued model 3540 series meters. The Resistance Meters RM3544/RM3544-01/RM3548 can measure the winding resistance of devices such as motors and transformers, the contact...

Scientology Church Has Secret Alien Space Cathedral In New Mexico Desert
2013-01-03 13:33:41

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A gigantic symbol etched into the desert in New Mexico holds below it a secret "alien space cathedral" built by Tom Cruise's Scientology church, according to one man's account. The symbols are supposedly a welcoming message to aliens designed in a crop-circle fashion that can only be seen from high above the ground, BBC reporter John Sweeney says. The cathedral is hidden about 30 miles from the nearest town, and it reportedly...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'