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Flickr Group 'Your ESO Pictures' Reaches 1000 Photos
2014-01-02 07:11:26

ESO In February 2011 we opened a Flickr Group, called “Your ESO Pictures” to encourage people to share their photos that revealed interesting aspects of ESO. Visitors to our sites often say that it is a life changing experience and we were curious to know what impresses them most. The initiative proved to be very popular, recently passing the 1000 photos milestone, for which we would like to thank all our Flickr friends! Many of the photos shared with us became Pictures of the Week...

Yahoo Releases New Weather App And Updated Mail App For Tablets
2013-04-18 14:52:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is no shortage of weather apps available for the iPhone. Likewise, there´s certainly more than a few ways to get your email on an Android or Apple tablet. Yet the new Yahoo, under the direction of CEO Marissa Mayer, has just released two new apps meant to change the way people use these two incredibly common services. Yahoo! Mail for tablets is much the same as it´s been on smartphones but customized for a...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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