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2012-12-16 05:02:10

Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, through their charity No More Poverty, support the I AM Foundation and its inspirational book publishing and gifting programs. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 No More Poverty and its co-founders Michael Omidi, MD and Julian Omidi are new supporters of the I AM Foundation which has impacted more than 1.1 million lives in over 50 countries with their book and music gifting programs. The Foundation offers a series of books and music cds about...

2012-10-05 23:00:58

Uptick in Japan's Energy Related Business in 2013: Following the triple disaster of March 11, 2011, Japan is experiencing a true renaissance in energy efficiency. World class mega solar, wind and other renewable energy projects are set to begin in earnest from 2013 and firms across the globe are keeping a close eye on Japan-based developments. With over 24,000 participants at the first meet last year, Smart City Week 2012 in Yokohama Japan will be the place to network and learn about current...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'