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2011-10-11 07:00:00

Premium online puzzles with a competitive twist. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) October 11, 2011 PuzzleNation, a new online gaming community devoted to quality puzzle games, announced today the launch of its website puzzlenation.com. The new website offers free sample puzzles and feature-rich membership subscriptions. Visitors to the site will find exciting original puzzle games such as Crossword Raiders, StarSpell, Tanglewords, and GuessWorks; as well as premium classic puzzles like Crosswords,...

2011-08-15 10:01:00

NEW YORK, FAIRFIELD, Conn. and NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Al's Angels, a non-profit charitable organization founded by Westport resident and Zeta Interactive CEO Al DiGuido, today announced it will be hosting its 2nd annual 24 Hours of Hope weekend fundraiser at Edge Fitness Centers in both Norwalk and Fairfield, CT. 24 Hours of Hope is designed to raise awareness and funds for thousands of children in the tri-state area who are suffering from cancer, rare blood...

2011-08-03 15:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) today announced the initiation of an expanded access program for carfilzomib, a selective, next-generation proteasome inhibitor. The Carfilzomib Myeloma Access Program (C-MAP) will include eligible patients in the United States (U.S.) with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. Expanded access programs make...

2011-07-15 00:00:35

By running, cycling or exercising in their target heart rate zone, users can improve their health, fitness and performance. The new SmartHRM Bluetooth Heart Rate Monitor makes it possible to exercise "in the zone" using free Android fitness apps. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 SmartHF announces today the release of its SmartHRM Bluetooth Heart Rate Monitor that allows users to monitor their heart rate, as well as speed, distance and calories burned as they run, cycle, hike, row or...

2011-01-05 09:51:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crunch Fitness, the gym chain known for making serious fitness fun, will open its newest franchise location in Norwalk, CT in February 2011. Crunch Norwalk, the brands eighth franchise club, will be located at 770 Connecticut Avenue Norwalk, CT 06854 in lower Fairfield County, on the heavily trafficked area of Route 1 across from Costco. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110105/NY25039LOGO ) "With the diverse population of families, young...

2010-11-08 10:16:00

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ROKK Vodka, imported Swedish vodka from Diageo, announced today that they have selected The Lonely Island, the creative minds behind the Grammy-nominated track and viral video "I'm On a Boat," as "Creative Directors" for the brand. In this role, The Dudes - comprised of comedians Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone - will be responsible for the brand's consumer engagement, which includes creating digital material to market the brand...


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.'