Latest Plug Stories

2014-04-04 08:21:45

New tooling expands choices for paper, film and foil manufacturers and converters VIENNA, Ohio, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Litco International is offering new sizes of molded wood (presswood) core protection plugs to manufacturers and converters of paper, plastic film and metallic foils. Core plugs are commonly used to prevent damage caused when paper rolls shift during transit. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140404/PH98054-a Photo -...

2013-10-10 23:30:57

Pingar joins the exclusive Plug & Play B2B Accelerator Program as it reaches out to major corporate partners across North America and the venture capital community in Silicon Valley Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Pingar, the innovative provider of unstructured data management solutions, today announced that it had been invited to join the exclusive Plug & Play B2B Accelerator Program. The Plug and Play Tech Center is a global accelerator that specializes in growing...

2013-09-06 23:04:52

Chris Risley, CEO of Defense.net, will address the Retail Center of Innovation Plug and Play Tech Center event in Sunnyvale, CA on September 12, 2013 on the topic of cyber security and best practices for keeping critical retail infrastructure secure from cyber criminals, extortionists and “hactivitists” launching Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 WHAT:          The Retail Center of Innovation at the Plug...

2013-07-31 23:36:08

Like the “Football,” FlowStop’s new “Golfball” Spill Containment Plug activates in five seconds to control leaks on pipes, boats, tankers, rail cars and other industrial applications. Denver, NC (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 In response to the enormous reception for FlowStop’s new Football pipe plug, FlowStop has now introduced a smaller version, the Golfball. This new polyurethane impregnated, water-activated foam plug is designed to contain spills in holes up to one and one half...

Mating Plugs Produced By Female Spiders To Prevent Unwanted Sex From Males
2012-08-05 10:30:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new mechanism of animal mating plug production has been discovered by scientists at the Smithsonian and their colleagues. In the giant wood spider (Nephila pilipes), which is a highly sexually dimorphic and polygamous species, many small males will compete with each other for their chance with a few large females. These males have been known to sever their own genitals during mating in order to plug the female, gain paternity and...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- aisle411, the premier mobile retail navigation service that helps shoppers find what they are looking for and get rewarded for it, today announced that is has been recognized as a winner of Plug and Play EXPO Summer 2011. "This exciting recognition from distinguished industry leaders further highlights aisle411's innovation and success in delivering a truly unprecedented shopping solution, and will further our reputation as a leader in the retail...

2010-11-02 15:16:24

At least, in nematode worms Male worms plug females after copulation as a form of 'gift', rather than to prevent them from mating again, as had previously been thought. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Frontiers in Zoology found that plugged females mated just as often and were just as attractive as those who were unplugged, and that plugging ultimately improved female fitness. Nadine Timmermeyer worked with a team of researchers from the University of Tuebingen,...

2009-11-23 10:18:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Electric Vehicle Consumer Survey http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165339/Electric-Vehicle-Consumer-Survey.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Electric Vehicle Consumer Survey Preferences, Attitudes, and Willingness to Pay for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Power Charging Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are...

2009-11-02 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Global IP Solutions (Oslo Bors: GIPS), the leading provider of IP multimedia processing solutions, today announced that Israel-based Outsmart, a leading provider of convergence solutions for telecom operators, is using GIPS VideoEngine inside its Plug 'n Talk(TM) softphone to ensure reliable high-quality voice and video. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081016/GIPSLOGO) Outsmart's Plug 'n Talk solution enables...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'