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2013-01-11 05:02:41

Files4Food, a new not for profit file sharing service, aims to give away one meal to a child in need for every file shared using their service. Singapore (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Countering the bad reputation that is commonly tied with file sharing services, Files4Food launches today 10 Jan 2013 and aims to reverse the "bad rap" by doing something good (feeding a child) whenever a file is shared through its service. Imagine being able to help feed a child in poverty, all by sharing a file...

movie pirates
2012-11-29 13:26:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The online piracy debate is not a new one. People have been swapping movies, music and software for many years. As technology progressed, connections became faster and files became easier to share and piracy became less of a problem and more of an epidemic. While record labels and film studios argue that piracy is actually taking money from their pockets, the pirates themselves often argue that music and movie execs should...

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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.'