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2013-07-24 23:26:56

In a new study conducted by Lyon College’s Psychology Department, Eagles Nest Outfitters’ hammocks are found to be more than just a neat replacement to a tent. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 For over 10 years Eagles Nest Outfitters, creators of packable hammocks and fun outdoors accessories, have been telling customers to Relax… on the tags of their hammocks. Now they have evidence to prove their mantra is not just a memorable phrase. In a new study performed by Lyon...

2008-11-03 12:00:13

Lenovo today announced that Lyon College is planning to deploy more than 550 ThinkPad notebook PCs over the next three years. The College recently finished rolling out nearly 200 ThinkPad R61 notebooks to its freshman class and faculty for the 2008-2009 school year. Lyon College, a small, liberal arts school in Batesville, Arkansas, with a student population of nearly 500, is the first college in the state and one of about 200 nationally to provide all new students with notebook PCs. The...

2008-09-22 03:00:25

By Moritz, Gwen LAST MONTH, JIM PURCELL, director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, delivered the bad news: Despite significant improvement in the rate at which high school graduates who enroll in college - very nearly the national average, in fact - the percentage of Arkansas residents with college degrees is on the decline. Meanwhile, more than $50 million in state funds already appropriated for college scholarships is sitting in interest- bearing bank accounts because...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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