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2011-10-07 07:00:00

At the U.S. Department of Energyâs 2011 Solar Decathlon at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., three teams welcomed the world into their houses through the custom-made NanaWall® folding glass walls. This is the fourth time NanaWall has been chosen for the world-famous international design competition. Mill Valley, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 At the U.S. Department of Energyâs 2011 Solar Decathlon at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., three teams...


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.'