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2014-02-19 08:22:12

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirFastTickets.com (http://www.airfasttickets.com), the newly launched online travel-booking service known for generating the lowest-priced fares, announced today its plans to accept bitcoins, the decentralized digital currency that allows for peer-to-peer anonymous payments. The travel-booking agency is the first in both the U.S. and Europe to accept bitcoins. Launched in 2009, Bitcoin has received attention for its list of notable...

2013-11-05 10:53:12

Study of internet dating suggests racial barriers can be overcome Usually, research findings on the state of U.S. race relations are pretty bleak. But a study of online dating by UC San Diego sociologist Kevin Lewis suggests that racial barriers to romance are not as insurmountable as we might suppose. Published Nov. 4 in the online early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, "The Limits of Racial Prejudice" analyzes, over a two-and-a-half month period, the...

2012-06-05 23:01:46

CMO discusses his preferred ℠modular re-design´ method for increasing retail website conversions while still looking great. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Blinds.com (http://www.Blinds.com), the world´s largest online window covering store, announced that CMO Daniel Cotlar is presenting his website redesign strategy at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition 2012 event on June 7th, 2012. His session, entitled “When — and how — do you...


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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