Latest Peter Fischer Stories

2014-07-07 23:07:03

App puts “being organized” in the palm of your hand. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Originally developed for investigative journalists, who are “on the go,” the app is now available to anyone in need of easy organizational help, memory assistance, and creative inspiration. In noting the advantages of the app, Peter Fischer, the company president and app developer stated, "It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Modern technology was supposed to make our lives easier -...

Evidence Of Luxury Textile Production And Extraction Of Copper From Unknown Part Of Cypriote Bronze Age City
2013-09-04 07:21:55

University of Gothenburg A Swedish archaeological expedition from the University of Gothenburg has excavated a previously unknown part of the Bronze Age city Hala Sultan Tekke (around 1600–1100 BC). The finds include a facility for extraction of copper and production of bronze objects, evidence of production of luxurious textiles, as well as ceramics and other objects imported from all over the Mediterranean but also from central Europe. ‘One of our conclusions is that the Bronze...

New Experience In Nanodisk Magnetic Vortices
2012-08-08 13:06:06

Berkeley Lab Researchers Take a Mesocale Look at Magnetic Vortex Formations The phenomenon in ferromagnetic nanodisks of magnetic vortices — hurricanes of magnetism only a few atoms across — has generated intense interest in the high-tech community because of the potential application of these vortices in non-volatile Random Access Memory (RAM) data storage systems. New findings from scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)´s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory...

2011-03-07 17:35:08

Video games more likely to lead to risky behavior than films, music, says decades of research Exposure via the media to activities such as street racing, binge drinking and unprotected sex is linked to risk-taking behaviors and attitudes, according to a new analysis of more than 25 years of research. The connection between risk taking and risk-glorifying media "“ such as video games, movies, advertising, television and music "“ was found across differing research methods, media...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'