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2013-07-12 23:28:57

Coding, cash, and caffeine to create a fun-filled, two-day, camp-in at SPARC’s Hackathon 3D. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 SPARC has opened registration for its third annual mobile application hackathon being held on August 23-24, 2013. Hackathon 3D will bring together teams of developers from around the country to compete for thousands of dollars in prizes and giveaways, provide an energy-filled environment for spectators, and feature all the beer, caffeine, and tasty food...

2013-06-20 23:25:38

Edu #HackForGood is a new global hackathon initiative to improve education by bringing educators, innovators and developers together to solve challenges facing learners. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Prepr Foundation in partnership with Chagpar & Associates (C&A), announces a global hackathon initiative to improve education - Edu #HackForGood. These events will bring together educators, innovators and developers for intense 24-hour collaboration sessions to solve educational...

2013-06-08 23:01:53

Clyde Cadiddlehopper has broken his silence with respect to what he calls "poison penned vandals" who wage digital terrorism campaigns under the cloak of anonymity. New York, NY June 07, 2013 (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 In an Authorized Statement published this week, Clyde Cadiddlehopper offers advice for victims of anonymous Internet trolls. In doing so he hopes that "victims will realize that they are not alone in their emotional paralysis". Mr. Cadiddlehopper went on to explain how he suffered...

2013-05-17 23:02:42

Prepr Foundation and AngelHack have partnered to bring the world´s largest hackathon to Toronto's MaRS Discovery District this Victoria Day long weekend. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Prepr and AngelHack have partnered to bring the world´s largest hackathon to Toronto this Victoria Day long weekend. The hackathon is a two-day event at the MaRS Discovery District where teams compete to be the next great tech start-up by building innovative and useful software. The winning...

Texting While Driving Now Responsible For More Teen Deaths Than Drunk Driving
2013-05-11 09:00:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Texting while driving has now replaced drunk driving as the number one cause of death among US teenagers, according to new research from the Cohen Children´s Medical Center of New York. According to the study, more than 3,000 teens die each year as a result of sending SMS messages while operating a motor vehicle. In comparison, approximately 2,700 are killed as a result of driving while under the influence of alcohol,...

2013-04-28 23:00:24

mLabs.co - HackaNUI is the first of its kind Hackathon dedicated to creating applications centered around Natural User Interface (NUI) technologies. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 Forget about web and mobile, those are so yesterday. Natural User Interface (NUI) applications use gestures and motion to interact with applications. The technology is so exciting that a hackathon has been created around it. HackaNUI is a first of its kind hackathon dedicated to creating applications...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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