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Octopus-Inspired Camouflage Sheet Developed By US Chinese

Octopus-Inspired Camouflage Sheet Developed By US, Chinese Research Team

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Drawing inspiration from the color-changing capabilities of cephalopod skin, researchers have developed a new camouflage sheet capable of quickly reading its environment and adapting to...

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Following an article about expanded airport security checkpoints to reduce wait times, Surf Patch responded with their comments. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 On December 25, 2012, travel company, Surf Patch, responded to a Maui Now article by Wendy Osher, regarding Kahului Airport expanding their airport security checkpoints to help passengers flyclear of long waits. According to the Maui Now article, Kahului Airport expanded a security checkpoint lane to accommodate 3 more people...

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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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