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2014-08-20 16:21:14

Summer camps offered hands-on learning in cybersecurity, clean energy technology, biomedical engineering, rocketry and robotics AURORA, Colo. and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) partnered again with local high schools and universities to co-host summer camps in July and Aug. featuring hands-on learning opportunities in cybersecurity, clean energy technologies, biomedical engineering, rocketry and robotics....

2013-04-10 23:02:46

Colorado Springs, CO, with its population of over four hundred thousand makes it a great place for the informative television show to air. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Colorado Springs, Colorado, which lay near the base of the famous American mountains Pikes Peak, in the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains, was ranked 6th by Forbes Magazine as One of America´s Safest Cities. It is also ranked as one of America´s Most Wired cities by the same publication. The...

2012-02-20 08:00:00

21,000 Colorado Springs students and teachers compete in seven-week driving safety challenge. Colorado Springs, Colorado (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Nearly 21,000 high school students and staff members participated in DRIVE SMART Colorado´s seven-week challenge to promote safe driving habits. The campaign ran from late October to early December, and after receiving entries from 21 area schools, the DRIVE SMART Colorado officials have announced the winners of the challenge. “We know...

2011-05-28 00:00:51

To complement their presence on the east and west coast, Ntiva merges with Colorado Springs based company, Ability Technologies. McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Two leaders in the field of IT Solutions, Ntiva, Inc. and Ability Technologies announced today they have joined forces. Ability Technologies, recognized as a one of the largest IT solution providers in Colorado Springs, has merged with Ntiva, headquartered in the DC Metro area. This union combines two highly motivated and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • 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.'
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