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2011-12-28 13:00:00

Broadcast for web and mobile from over 50 locations worldwide. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 Once again, EarthCam will be the exclusive provider of the live 3D feeds from Times Square and will serve as host to the world as it presents its 16th annual webcast of the New Year's Eve celebrations from over 50 locations around the globe. EarthCam is proud to deliver exclusive views of this famous party from the heart of New York City. An estimated one million people flock to Times...

2011-12-23 08:00:00

For many people, fireworks are a staple for ringing in the new year, but these festive devices can become a hazard when they are not used properly. Lombard, Illinois (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 The team at Equity Insurance Agency, Inc. knows that many people have been planning their New Year´s celebrations for many weeks and as the date approaches, the Illinois home insurance experts are sure that countless party hosts will head out to purchase fireworks for the big night. For many...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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