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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...

2012-10-22 04:02:41

Lmao Stuffs Inc. is an online company located in the state of California. This company promotes their website with a slogan “just another LOL site” that means that they are engaged in pure entertainment and fun. Their company opened its website that will accept photos with humorous images, animals and icons. The website is offered to all people from various parts of the world who love to collect, share and view the pictures that can really make people laugh and have a good time....

Women, Texting And Emoticons
2012-10-11 16:01:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If you asked someone in the late nineties what a ℠winky smile´ was, you might get a quizzical look in return. But that emoticon, ;), along with many others, have slowly made their way into common parlance and almost become a secondary form of punctuation for texters, tweeters, and emailers. A team of behavioral scientists from Rice University and the Georgia Institute of Technology decided to investigate how people...

Hackathon Organizers Seeks Hackers For Tropical Island Event
2012-07-30 06:00:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Are you a computer hacker looking to ply your skills on an unnamed tropical island paradise? If so, the organizers of the "Come Hack With Us" hackathon are looking for you! According to the event's official website, participants will be treated to two months of "pure hacking" at a "remote tropical island" while living alongside "12 geniuses" in a "luxurious villa." They promise to "take care of the roof over your head, the food...

OMG! LOL! Texting Affects Tween Grammar
2012-07-27 10:43:28

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Laugh out loud (LOL). Be right back (BRB).  Talk to you later (TTYL). These are just a few of the short acronyms that are seen in texts. Texting has become one of the go-to-ways for communication, especially for tweens who are equipped with cell phones. Researchers from Penn State recently found that, while text messaging allows tweens to send notes to family and friends in a quick and efficient manner, it may lead to a...


Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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