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2014-06-03 08:29:19

Mavericks: America's Most Iconic Big Wave Surfing Destination HALF MOON BAY, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mavericks brand and its powerhouse big wave surfing competition, "Mavericks Invitational" is thrilled to announce its partnership and acquisition by Cartel Management Inc. Cartel has committed to a defined long term partnership, to develop, produce and re-format the most prestigious big wave surfing event in the world. Through strategic development of Mavericks'...

Apple Looks Ready To Show Off New iPads On October 22
2013-10-09 19:25:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Apple may be ready to hold their next iPad event on October 22, 42 days after the launch of the iPhone 5C and 5S. All Things D’s John Paczkowski broke the news on Tuesday and, as these things often go, The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple confirmed the news with his now signature “yep.” According to Paczkowski’s report, Apple’s next invite-only event will be focused on iPads, the new Mac Pro (which was first unveiled during WWDC in...

2009-12-02 07:17:00

NAPA, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Gnarly Head Wines has joined the legendary Mavericks Surf Contest(TM) Presented by Sony Ericsson and Barracuda Networks as an official sponsor for the 2009/2010 season. In addition, Gnarly Head and Mavericks(TM) will offer a $5,000 prize for the "Gnarly Head Gnarliest Drop" award. Judges will be looking for the surfer who exhibits the most impressive "drop" or downward slide on the face of a wave on the Official Contest Day. As usual, after the Opening...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'