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Electronic Waste Management Efforts Are Not Doing Enough To Protect Our Children: Expert
2013-09-16 04:16:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While much of the world is still buzzing about the announcement of the sixth-generation iPhone last week , some experts are more concerned about what will happen to its predecessors – and what impact they could have on the health of the world’s children in the years ahead. In a keynote address scheduled to be presented Monday morning at the CleanUp 2013 scientific contamination conference in Melbourne, professor Ming Hung Wong...


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.'