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2010-12-13 10:02:22

Gawker Media is advising subscribers to change their passwords after the website's user database was hacked over the weekend. "Our user databases appear to have been compromised," officials from the media conglomerate said in a statement posted online. "The passwords were encrypted. But simple ones may be vulnerable to a brute-force attack. You should change your Gawker password and on any other sites on which you've used the same passwords." "We're deeply embarrassed by this breach," they...

2009-12-18 11:02:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Jalopnik, one of the edgiest, most provocative automotive enthusiast sites on the World Wide Web just named the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe to its list of the BEST10 Cars for 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) In addition to the Genesis Coupe, the list includes: Subaru WRX, Chevy Corvette ZR1, Mercedes-Benz C63, Ford F-150 Raptor and Mustang GT, Cadillac CTS-V, VW Golf GTI, Lotus Elise SC and Dodge Viper...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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