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2014-06-18 20:21:27

Live Social Media Updates via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vine and Instagram Will Accompany First-Ever Global Livestream Presentation on June 22 #DaytimeEmmys LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced today that it has enlisted the help of four Social Media Ambassadors to help bring its red carpet and Livestream broadcast into the homes, and mobile devices, of fans around the world. Four...

2014-04-29 12:29:18

International Group of Scientists Provides First Rigorous Formulation Supporting Heisenberg's Famous 1927 Uncertainty Principle WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 90 years after Werner Heisenberg pioneered his uncertainty principle, a group of researchers from three countries has provided substantial new insight into this fundamental tenet of quantum physics with the first rigorous formulation supporting the uncertainty principle as Heisenberg envisioned it....

2014-02-25 23:24:56

Mr. Appliance Offers Top Tips for Resolutions That Bit the Dust Waco, Texas (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The statistics behind successful new year’s resolutions can be discouraging and downright depressing. According to the Journal of Clinical Psychology, only eight percent of Americans who resolve to make a change stick with the resolution throughout the full year. There are several reasons for the dismal success rate, three of which are most prevalent: the resolutions lack structure,...

2013-10-21 23:29:30

Kidpower International, a leader in child-protection and personal safety skills education, has partnered with national non-profit, Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), to release a free educational video series, policy templates and safety tip handouts that adapt Kidpower’s curriculum to help youth and high school sports coaches, parents and organizational leaders prevent sex abuse. The resources and videos, introduced by Green Bay Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy, have been adopted by...

Heisenberg's Hunch Was Correct
2013-10-18 08:20:15

John P. Millis, PhD for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Students of physics are almost universally perplexed when they are first exposed to the paradoxical world of quantum mechanics. The reason the field is so difficult to wrap one’s mind around is that the behavior of quantum systems is fundamentally different from the macroscopic world in which we spend our lives. One of the guiding principles of the quantum world is a set of statements known as Heisenberg's error-disturbance...

2013-05-07 23:00:56

Medals of America is a business that is focused on promoting awareness and showing gratitude towards the brave men and women that have served and sacrificed for our country. Medals of America highlights the Medal of Honor, sometimes referred to as the Congressional Medal of Honor, through their blog at http://blog.medalsofamerica.com/army-medal-of-honor/ Greenville, SC (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The Medal of Honor, sometimes referred to as the Congressional Medal of Honor, is the most known...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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