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2012-08-10 23:00:05

SociBuzz.com promises to change the way companies advertiser across all Social Media networks. It's a lofty goal, but they are well on their way. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 SociBuzz.com (TM) is web-based social media advertising network that connects advertisers with eager publishers. In short, SociBuzz.com = Social Media Advertising + Pay-Per-Click Marketing. BusinessWeek.com recently cited that Social Media Spending is expected to reach 9.8 Billion by 2016. In the article it...

Archaeology Expands Beyond Traditional Scope Into Other Sciences
2012-05-01 08:00:35

The popular perception of archaeology is a team of dusty individuals in wide-brimmed hats unearthing treasures from a pharaoh´s tomb or an ancient collection of Native American artifacts. Archaeology is that, but it is also a social science that utilizes information from other disciplines to inform and enhance archaeological data and to provide input to other sciences. Michael Smith, ASU anthropology professor, explores the broadened scope of archaeology in the paper...

Antipsychotic Medication Death Rate Among Dementia Patients Analyzed
2012-02-27 06:21:22

A new Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital study has discovered that some types of antipsychotic medication present more of a risk of death in older dementia patients than others. According to MedPage Today North American Correspondent Michael Smith, Dr. Krista Huybrechts of the Boston hospital and colleagues looked at six medications used to treat dementia in more than 75,000 nursing home residents over the age of 65 who had started using the drugs between 2001...

2011-03-25 00:00:28

Engaged couple to recite vows before the gun fires at 35th Annual Lilac Bloomsday Run May 1, 2011 in Spokane, Wash. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Spokane's Lilac Bloomsday Run, held every year on the first Sunday of May, is the world's largest timed 12k race with upwards of 60,000 participants each year. But what makes this 35th Anniversary run especially unique is it will likely be the largest wedding ceremony of the decade. When planning their upcoming nuptials, Bloomsday veterans...

2011-01-14 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), a leading global designer and marketer of mobile communications and navigation products, today announced that Michael Smith has submitted his resignation as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 31, 2011. Bob Ben, Vice President and Corporate Controller, has been appointed as interim Chief Financial Officer while Cobra launches a search for a permanent replacement. Mr. Smith...

2010-12-03 15:58:28

Hit it hard and it will fracture like a solid"¦ but tilt it slowly and it will flow like a fluid. This is the intriguing property of a type of "Ëœcomplex fluid' which has revealed "Ëœnew physics' in research by scientists at The University of Nottingham. The new findings will be highly useful to the manufacturing industry because the processing and dispensing of everyday products like toothpaste, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and foodstuffs depends on an understanding...

2010-08-16 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation ("Terra Nova") (NYSE: TTT) today announced results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2010. Unless otherwise noted, all dollar amounts are in United States dollars. In 2010 we separated (the "Separation") into two distinct owned and operated businesses: a mineral royalty and natural resources business conducted by Terra Nova Royalty Corporation; and an industrial plant technology, equipment and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • 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.'
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