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2014-09-30 04:21:42

WestwoodOne VP of Programming, Tim Maranville, jumps to Cross Platform Media Group, which recently acquired IRN/USA Radio Network RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cross Platform Media Group, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Tim Maranville as its Chief Content Officer and Director of Channel Development. "I am thrilled to join this group of positive, growth-oriented people and excited about developing new products and channels for our affiliates, listeners,...

2014-09-29 16:24:34

Political Scientists Predict the 2014 Midterm Elections WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten seasoned election scholars offer predictions for the 2014 US midterm elections in PS: Political Science and Politics, published by Cambridge University Press for the American Political Science Association. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120604/DC18511LOGO-b James Campbell, professor of political science at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and guest editor of the...

2014-09-29 16:24:32

"Save Studio A" Group Releases Findings Refuting Owner's Claims NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grassroots group "Save Studio A" has released an independent report on the condition of the historic RCA Victor Studio that disproves its new owner's claims that it is "beyond repair." The group, comprised of preservationists and concerned citizens, is engaged in a time-sensitive battle to save the landmark recording studio from hasty demolition in order to make...

2014-09-29 16:24:07

This year MetaCommunications' Workgroups DaVinci has received another Must See 'Ems award for innovation in the Prepress and Premedia category. Workgroups DaVinci 2015, a cutting edge project workflow management solution, now integrates with Adobe's Marketing Cloud allowing printers to provide new revenue generating value added services for their customers. CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetaCommunications is unveiling a preview of Workgroups DaVinci 2015 at this week's...

2014-09-29 12:31:39

LAUFEN announces expansion of award-winning ILBAGNOALESSI One Products -- now available in scaled-down sizes with more design options NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to growing customer demand in North America, LAUFEN, the award-winning Swiss-based designer and manufacturer of high-end bathroom solutions, has introduced two scaled-down versions of its perennially popular ILBAGNOALESSI One series basins. Affectionately known the world over as the "Tuna" - the...

2014-09-29 12:31:37

NOVI, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BrassCraftManufacturing, a leading manufacturer of plumbing products, has added 11 new how-to and promotional product videos, easily accessible online at http://www.brasscraft.com/video.aspx and on the BrassCraft YouTube Channel at youtube.com/brasscraft. BrassCraft's brand, Cobra, has also added three new videos. Available at home centers and hardware stores, the Cobra product line is designed for ease of use by "Do It Yourself"...

2014-09-29 08:39:57

Attendees to experience award-winning new hardware and software solutions throughout Ricoh's business metropolis CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAPH EXPO 14, Booth #1931 -- Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced its lineup of innovations at GRAPH EXPO 14, featuring its extensive portfolio of new and enhanced hardware, software and services. With award-winning offerings that span from digital cutsheet, wide-format and inkjet continuous feed devices; to critical communications...

2014-09-29 08:37:41

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) will be hosting a global client summit, Aspire 2014, on October 8 in New York City. Hundreds of customers from leading global brands, along with industry thought leaders and LivePerson product experts, will gather at the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard to share best practices and to experience the latest innovations in digital consumer engagement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110105/NY24753LOGO-a Aspire will bring...

2014-09-29 08:34:05

$175,000 in grants awarded to everyday heroes who help empower women and children. MAHWAH, N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASNA), announces the winners of the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards recognizing individuals who help empower women and children. This new annual awards program honors the lifelong contributions of Roslyn S. Jaffe, who co-founded the first dressbarn store in 1962. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140925/148690 "Ascena's...

2014-09-29 08:27:28

Has the anti-graft campaign peaked with the fall of Zhou Yongkang? NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The October issue of NewsChina magazine highlights the following headline topics: The Cover Story "Titan Falls" An exposure of the business empire established by the family of former security chief Zhou Yongkang reveals how the CPC's anti-graft campaign is examining the close relationship between money and power, even in the highest echelons of the Party....


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2013-03-16 08:36:48

Image Credit: Photos.com A podcast is digital media in a series of related content that is downloaded by a subscription through web syndication or streamed online onto either a computer or mobile device. The word podcast was derived from the terms “broadcast” and “pod,” by the success of the iPod. Most podcasts are streamed or downloaded onto mobile devices such as smartphones and the iPod. The podcast is media transferred to a user’s device, similar to a radio or TV broadcast....

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2010-12-03 22:59:13

The Post-it note is a piece of stationery designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and other surfaces through the use of a strip of adhesive on the back. They are most commonly seen in a 3-inch square and yellow in color although they can come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. A low-tack adhesive allows the notes to be stuck and removed quickly with no residue left behind. Art Fry, of 3M, created the post-it note by using an adhesive developed by a colleague. 3M was...

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2010-12-03 22:41:28

A memory card or flash card is used for storing digital information through electronic flash memory. These memory cards are used in digital cameras, mobile phones, laptop computers, MP3 players, and video game consoles. They are compact, recordable, and they retain data without power. PC Cards were among the first commercial memory card formats to come out in the 1990s but are now relegated to industrial applications and for connecting I/O devices such as modems. A number of other memory...

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2010-10-11 21:16:18

Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

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2010-10-06 21:28:02

Roll film is any type of spool-wound photographic film. The film is protected from white light exposure by a paper backing as opposed to film which is protected by being wound forward in a cartridge. It was originally referred to as "cartridge" film due to its resemblance to a shotgun cartridge. The film can be loaded in daylight since it has an opaque backing paper. During use, the spool of roll film is pulled across to an identical spool as exposures are made, once the original spool is...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • 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.'