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Popularity Can Kill Technology's Coolness
2014-02-12 06:11:04

[ Watch the Video: When Technology Loses Its Edge ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Technology products that lose their perceived edginess can soon find their popularity fading, according to a new study from Penn State University that looked at what makes these products appear ‘cool’ to users. "Everyone says they know what 'cool' is, but we wanted to get at the core of what 'cool' actually is, because there's a different connotation to what cool actually...

2014-02-11 08:32:46

EQ Week features leading neuroscientists, psychologists and educators sharing latest findings, practical applications of emotional IQ research SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parenting and education will be among the focal points during the 3(rd) annual Virtual Festival of Emotional Intelligence, or EQ Week (www.6seconds.org/e/). Neuroscientists and learning experts will discuss topics ranging from the brain development in adolescence to steps that educators can take to...

2014-02-04 08:42:33

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3(rd) Annual Virtual Festival of Emotional Intelligence is set to begin Monday, March 10. Live, interactive webinars will feature a host of thought leaders within the EQ (emotional intelligence) community. The agenda is online at www.6seconds.org/e/. Participants from around the world will have the opportunity to ask and answer questions and take part in exercises designed to hone emotional intelligence. The event is sponsored by Six...

2014-01-28 08:26:28

Free photo usage for meteorologists, weather websites, snow lovers and "Snowmageddon" survivors WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Did you survive the East Coast "Snowmageddon" of 2010? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/MN53198) The anniversary is coming up on Februrary 4th, and while some people saw Snowmageddon as nothing but a beast, Washington, DC photographer Jake McGuire (www.dcjakemcguire.com) saw it as nothing but a beauty. So, on the eve...

2014-01-22 08:26:17

WEST RICHLAND, Wash., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's music artist, Eric Herman, known for his popular music videos (over 50 million views), returns after a difficult four-year absence with "How Big," which he deems to be "an existential video for kids." Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsRYQOmH0Co (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/PH50288-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/PH50288-b ) In May of 2009, things were heading...

2014-01-21 08:27:15

3-Time Cancer Survivor and Motivational Keynote Speaker Inspires Change Agents AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers struggling to keep up with new demands on their jobs can look for tactics to overcome adversity and deal with change from Matt Jones, a three-time cancer conqueror, and keynote motivational speaker who inspires healthcare audiences to achieve their victories as they hear his story. "I help develop your marathon mindset to overcome limiting beliefs so...

2014-01-15 08:25:32

West to East Coast, Galleries Sell Nelson De La Nuez Coveted Paintings at LA Art Show, Miami International Art Fair and Art Palm Beach LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a busy 2013 year selling out shows worldwide of the artwork of international pop artist Nelson De La Nuez, Bruce Lurie, owner of Lurie Gallery, is excited for a great start to 2014. His booths #1020-1121 South Hall at the LA Art Show, January 15-19, 2014, will feature a good mix of De La Nuez paintings,...

2014-01-14 08:26:46

Rock album represents a first for a popular New York City guitarist known for his smooth jazz style. NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smooth jazz guitarist Udi Levy has announced he will be releasing a new instrumental album at the beginning of the year. Titled "A Sudden Transition," this album features top session musicians from Los Angeles and New York City in what is Levy's first venture into the rock music genre. The album will be available in all premier electronic...

2014-01-08 08:33:47

Phone2Action partners with Consumer Electronics Association in "Club the Trolls" campaign LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While walking the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center this week during the International Consumer Electronics Show, the world's largest innovation event, you may find yourself facing off against a troll. Beware; these trolls stifle innovation. By visiting the Experience CEA Experience Booth and taking action on CEA's "Club The Trolls" kiosk, or by...

2013-12-28 23:01:45

Party Headphones, a supplier of premium silent disco equipment, releases a new blog “Go Silent Disco” about silent disco becoming a global phenomenon. Silent Disco is an event concept where music is transmitted directly to wireless headphones instead of traditional speaker systems. Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 Go Silent Disco, a blog that publishes information, news and media about silent disco events, compiled a list of 10 countries in Asia where a silent party has recently...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.