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2013-03-03 23:00:16

PC sleep mode can be frustrating when trying to complete tasks in a timely manner. Jujuba Software recently introduced a new Modern UI app for Windows 8 which prevents sleep mode without having to tweak PC settings manually. (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 PC sleep mode is a necessary part of reducing power consumption but at the same time can be annoying when a user is in the midst of a task. Jujuba Software recognized the need for a way to prevent PC sleep mode while monitoring the 2012...

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2010-08-28 07:40:00

Efforts are underway this weekend to salvage the blowout preventer at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico that failed to shut off the gushing oil as designed when an April 20 explosion sank the BP-leased Deepwater Horizon rig, killing 11 workers. US spill chief Thad Allen said Friday that efforts to remove pipes near the massive valve had failed so far. He said the go ahead was given to remove and replace the blowout preventer over the coming days. Salvaging the blowout preventer could offer a...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'