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2014-06-11 08:24:34

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from 50,000 football tipsters on bettingexpert.com predicts England will reach the quarter-finals at the World Cup. England will make it through the Group Stages during this World Cup, but are likely to come a cropper against Brazil in the quarter-finals, according to one of the world's biggest network of betting experts. Using data from more than 50,000 betting predictions, bettingexpert.com estimates that...

2014-06-10 23:11:24

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Travel and Tourism Business Confidence Report Q2 2014” to its store. Order a purchase copy of this report at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=185255. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Travel and Tourism Business Confidence Report Q2 2014 is a new report that analyzes global industry opinions on the latest economic and customer issues, and their impacts on investment decisions and growth prospects within the travel and tourism...

2014-06-10 08:27:53

New Kickstarter campaign introduces patented golf club and bag design for people on the go ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DV8 Sports, a new company committed to growing participation and enjoyment of golf, today announced a Kickstarter campaign (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dv8sports/dv8) to help fund the launch of its patented, portable golf equipment and bag design. The 35-day campaign seeks funding to fuel DV8 Sports' first production run and a broader market...

2014-06-10 08:27:31

Opens its Doors Across All 262 Locations for Free to the Public, While Attempting a New Record for the "Most People Bowling Simultaneously" NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Movie theaters, restaurants and clubs are taking a back seat as consumers trade in mundane Saturday nights for a "striking" night out. Bowlmor AMF, the largest operator of bowling alleys in the world, is bringing back Saturday Night Bowling in epic fashion by opening its doors for free bowling at all...

2014-06-10 08:26:46

LAS VEGAS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website for baseball picks, is proud to announce Byrd, the leading baseball handicapper in baseball betting, hitting 96% winners with 3 unit picks. "In the last 2 baseball seasons our experts have hit over 63% winners. However, one expert has consistently blew out the competition," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Byrd is the best handicapper on our site, and his baseball picks have proven it over...

gamers buck old sterotypes
2014-06-07 05:50:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the 80s or 90s, the term “gamer” might have conjured up images of potato chip-munching loners who spent their summer days wearing sweatpants and sitting in their parents’ basement – but a new study from the live-streaming platform Twitch has found today’s gamer doesn’t fit that stereotype. According to the survey-based study, today’s gamers – defined as someone who has played a digital game in the past 60 days –...

2014-06-05 20:22:08

Game-changing wearable technology brings automatic shot tracking abilities to recreational and tournament golfers SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ability to improve your game whether during a weekend outing with friends or while participating in a club tournament just got easier. GAME GOLF, a wearable device that tracks and displays a golfer's round of golf announced today the product has been officially approved by the U.S.' governing body for golf and is "Allowable...

2014-06-05 12:37:29

Verifiably Fair Bitcoin Betting on the 2014 FIFA World Cup DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- bitbook.ie announced today that its parimutuel Bitcoin sports book is now open to the public at https://bitbook.ie. The site comes out of the April 25th Boost Bitcoin Hackathon competition in San Mateo, California, in which it won a 1 BTC prize. bitbook.ie was built in response to serious issues with existing Bitcoin sports betting sites. Those sites were vulnerable to having...

2014-06-05 08:25:36

Golfers will receive McLean instruction during a 7-night Mediterranean cruise aboard Celebrity Equinox, with special bonus for the first 50 players to book MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim McLean, founder and president of the #1 golf schools in the world, and cruise event specialist Landry & Kling are proud to announce they have partnered to plan and operate a series of exclusive golf cruise programs - McLean at Sea - beginning in 2015. McLean and his team of world-class...

2014-06-04 12:34:41

SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envy Social Club, a travel club and social network, has launched a solution to the high cost of travel. The company introduced a clever idea combining a travel club, an online social network, and a program where members earn travel credits for referring new friends to the club. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/93971 The center of Envy Social Club is its travel-themed online social network. Members can interact via messaging,...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'