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2012-04-20 10:19:46

Letter: Allergy risk from Royal Mint's new nickel-plated steel coins should be publicly assessed In a letter published today on bmj.com, authors from St John's Institute of Dermatology and the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield look at The Treasury's plans to introduce Royal Mint nickel-plated coins. The authors say that there has been no assessment of the new coinage which is being brought in to save costs. Furthermore, there has been no consideration (by HM Treasury officials or...

2012-04-06 03:50:19

Thursday night, images from MESSENGER's Mercury Dual Imaging System made their debut on the CBS sitcom, "The Big Bang Theory." The award-winning comedy centers on five characters: roommates Sheldon Cooper and Leonard Hofstadter, two physicists who work at the California Institute of Technology; and Sheldon's and Leonard's equally geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, aerospace engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Rajesh Koothrappali; and Penny, a blonde waitress and...

2011-11-03 07:00:00

Penny Wise: The Complete Guide to Saving Money with Online Penny Auctions, is the first complete handbook guide offering penny auction bidders clear, authentic information and tips on succeeding in the booming penny auction e-commerce sector. (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Written by penny auction pro and a veteran journalist in the how-to tradition of the successful Dummies genre,Penny Wise is marked by detailed research, key-player interviews, cautionary notes, and solid, proven advice. Penny...

2011-08-18 00:00:42

In the past few months, several reputable penny auction sites like HappyBidDay.com have embraced the increasing value of precious metals by starting to auction off gold and silver in the form of coins and bullion. (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 Gold and silver is becoming attractive to most consumers who want something tangible to invest in rather than an idea that could go down flaming with the stock market. This is why buyers are rushing to penny auctions. In the past few months, several...

2011-08-09 08:32:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Confused about your gold value? Join the crowd. Consumers report the primary obstacle in selling unwanted gold jewelry is confusion about their gold's true worth. It appears the lack of knowledge about the weight of their gold and unfamiliar terms like "pennyweights (dwt)," "grams" and "troy ounces," intimidates many potential gold sellers. A telephone survey conducted by internet gold buyer, GoldFellow.com, revealed a telling...

2011-06-01 08:17:00

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gemini Fund Services, an engaged partner to independent advisors as a provider of comprehensive, pooled investment solutions, today announced an expansion of its compliance and accounting capabilities through strategic partnerships with two investment solutions firms, Charles River Development and TKS Solutions, LLC. The partnerships expand Gemini's capabilities via Charles River's Compliance module and TKS Solutions' Penny® -...


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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