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2012-03-19 23:02:44

Pasadena vacation rentals & home swaps are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is offering free listings to Pasadena California vacation rental owners and other high demand resort locations. Owners get high end perk package with each listing at no cost. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Pasadena California Vacation Rentals are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is a co-op of vacation rental owners, home exchanges and area services. Bobzio.com announces...

2012-03-12 20:10:00

More than 34,000 LED tube lights to be installed across campus of third-largest community college in U.S. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 LED lighting manufacturer Seesmart, Inc. has secured a $2.3 million contract with Pasadena City College for a lighting retrofit to further its reputation as a leader in sustainability. The retrofit will replace more than 34,000 fluorescent tube lights in campus buildings with high-efficiency, long-lasting Seesmart LED tube lights. Pasadena City...

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2012-03-13 09:17:13

A NASA computer specialist who was fired for expressing his belief in intelligent design, will now face his former employer in court, suing for wrongful termination. David Coppedge, who worked as team leader on the Cassini project at NASA´s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, claims he was discriminated against because he engaged his co-workers in conversations about intelligent design and handed out DVDs on the controversial subject while at work. Intelligent design is the belief that a...

Santa Monica High Tops Regional Ocean Sciences Bowl
2012-03-08 04:08:56

The final match at the 13th annual Los Angeles "Surf Bowl" academic competition at the University of Southern California on Saturday, March 3, was a case of déjà vu for the participants and the spectators who watched last year's finals. With nearly 200 students, teachers and parents on hand, Santa Monica High School emerged victorious for the second year in a row, beating out longtime rival Arcadia High School in an intense final round of ocean sciences trivia....


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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