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2013-04-30 23:19:24

Prof Rick Larrick looks at how political ideology affects how people buy energy-efficient products When it comes to deciding which light bulb to buy, a label touting the product's environmental benefit may actually discourage politically conservative shoppers. Dena Gromet and Howard Kunreuther at The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and Rick Larrick at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business conducted two studies to determine how political ideology affected a person's...

2013-04-24 23:03:54

Locked and Loaded with Lumens, a Sophisticated LED Bi-Pin GU24 LED Lamp Replaces the 13W CFL; lighting designs come alive with over 700 lumens of warm white light in this clean replacement bulb. Chip on Board (COB) LED technology offers high heat conductivity and low thermal resistance for improved heat management; the aluminum housing is both attractive and functional, presenting a threaded body that is both compatible with standard GU24 locking rings and also acts as the bulb heat sink,...


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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