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2010-07-29 11:00:00

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon(TM), the leading global provider of Intelligent Data Access Networking(TM), today announced a reseller agreement with Fishnet Security, the #1 provider of information security solutions that combine technology, services, support and training. By partnering with Fishnet, Gigamon can further extend the availability of its patented, world-renowned technology to provide secure access and complete visibility to all of the critical data....

2008-10-04 00:00:18

By RICH DAVIS Courier & Press staff writer 464-7516 or davisr@courierpress.com Whether it's the biggest Frederick's of Hollywood party in town or the ultimate cult film, the annual late-night showing of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" at Mesker Amphitheatre is back. Time to get out the nerdy glasses and fishnet stockings and become part of the audience participation by repeating or ad- libbing the script. About 2,000 Rockyphiles - from college students to veterans of midnight showings...

2007-02-21 09:01:06

By WILLIAM TINNING GIRLS as young as four are being psychologically damaged by the "sexualisation" of young women in toys, fashion, and the media, according to a report. Merchandising and advertising images can lead to eating disorders, low selfesteem, and depression, US researchers said. Television, music videos and lyrics, magazines, films, video games, and the internet all contribute to the problem, identified by the American Psychological Association. The report singled out the...


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.'