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Turn Off Your Phone On National Day Of Unplugging
2014-03-07 07:35:06

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Taking a break from your daily activities helps you unwind, refresh and revitalize to help you get through the rest of the day. But for many, there is no break from the always-connected modern age of society. Everywhere we go we are not far from our smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, allowing us to be constantly in touch with the rest of the world via social media. And when at home, computers, laptops and entertainment...

Mobile Apps Changing Online Dating
2012-09-23 08:38:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online While many online dating services promise exhaustive screening processes for those looking for meaningful relationships and possible long-term commitments, new GPS-based smartphone dating apps are increasing in popularity due to their ability for singles to find each other and hook-up quickly. According to CNN reporter Heather Kelly, apps such as Blendr use the continuous online functionality and location-based features of...

Amazon May Consider Same-Day Shipping
2012-07-14 04:44:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online E-commerce giant Amazon.com is reportedly considering a same-day shipping service that could result in the company losing its sales tax-related price advantage over retail competitors. According to Heather Kelly of CNN.com, the Seattle, Washington-based online marketplace is planning to build new distribution centers in states that enforce the collection of sales tax. The rumored move, which was first reported by the Financial...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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