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2010-12-17 00:00:43

Lifehacker users select Namecheap as their favorite domain registrar because of cheap prices, no upsells, and great customer service. (Vocus/PRWEB) December 16, 2010 Namecheap, a leading international domain name registrar, has been selected as the reader's choice for Best Domain Name Registrar by Lifehacker, one of the topmost technology blogs in the world with nearly 50 million monthly visitors. "We're super excited that Lifehacker readers have voted Namecheap as the best domain name...

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...

2010-04-08 06:30:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- eLearners.com (http://www.elearners.com), a web resource of EducationDynamics, which connects prospective students with online degrees, announced today its first annual Mindshare Awards, which honor the best sites of the web. eLearners.com created the awards to recognize innovative websites that support life-long learning, creativity, professional skills and social responsibility. Sites receiving the honor reach wide and well-established audiences...

2008-08-10 15:00:17

By Lifehacker.com Wired's How-To Wiki details how to flex your Google-fu to get Craigslist results from every Craigslist domain. In essence, the author does a Google site search of Craigslist.org and excludes pages with the word 'directory' to eliminate directory listings of names and phone numbers. The resulting query looks like: site:craigslist.org "search terms" ...where "search terms" is replaced by whatever you're looking for. Granted, Craigslist is designed primarily for local...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'