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2014-06-12 08:24:52

10 New Apps Available for City Guides for Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Completing the 12 Host Cities in Brazil NEWTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, today announced the launch of 10 new free Mobile City Guides for iPhone and Android for Brazilian host cities: Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Fortaleza, Brasilia, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Recife, Cuiaba, Natal and Manaus. These 10 new apps add to the ones already available for Sao...

2014-06-12 08:22:22

53,000 Consumers Disconnected So Far in '14 and Many More Worried - But Utility Industry Lobbying in Albany to Kill Bill to Change the Game NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fallout from the long winter is far from over, as more than 53,000 New Yorkers across the state have seen their utilities shut off because of not being able to afford their sky-high energy bills. It's a harsh reality that's settling in with more and more households across the state, according...

2014-06-11 23:10:27

Britannica Digital Learning today announced a new and significantly upgraded version of its popular ImageQuest™ resource for schools and libraries. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning today announced a new and significantly upgraded version of its popular ImageQuest™ resource for schools and libraries. ImageQuest provides nearly three million rights-cleared photos and other images for homework, classroom activities and lesson plans. Images come from more...

2014-06-11 16:26:42

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. and LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fotona companies, (Fotona), announced today, that on June 2, 2014, the federal judge in Orange County, California has dismissed all claims of Biolase's (BIOL) lawsuit against Fotona d.d. and Fotona LLC. Among other things, Biolase had challenged Fotona's statements that its lasers were faster for hard tissue dental applications than Biolase's lasers. The Court concluded that Biolase has failed to state a...

2014-06-11 12:33:30

Awards Honor World's Best in Design, Pampering, All-Inclusive & More; Limited Sale Features Winners NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jetsetter.com, the world's leading luxury travel site that provides expert knowledge and exclusive deals on the world's finest travel, today announced the winners of its 2014 Best of the Best hotel awards. The first ever awards include 15 "Best" categories ranging from Pampering and Romance to Pool Scene and Comeback. Each category includes a winner and...

2014-06-11 08:25:20

New Feature for TripAdvisor Mobile App and Mobile Website Now Available in U.S.; Simplifies Hotel Booking Process for Travelers NEWTON, Mass., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced the launch of its instant booking feature on its mobile app and mobile website on smartphone. The new feature allows travelers to quickly and easily make a hotel booking through TripAdvisor booking partners without leaving the TripAdvisor site...

2014-06-11 08:20:33

Family Vacation Critic breaks down family-friendly amenities of popular U.S. air carriers PENNINGTON, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With more people flying this summer than in the past six years (210 million passengers are expected to fly on U.S. carriers from 6/1-8/31*), Family Vacation Critic, has released a family-friendly airline guide for families who are planning to fly with young children over summer break. The new airline guide breaks down family-friendly amenities by airline,...

2014-06-10 23:16:27

Futuredontics®, the nation’s leading dental marketing company, is hosting a new free webinar called “Yelp! The Dentist Survival Guide,” led by founder Fred Joyal. The live hour-long presentation will coach dental professionals on how to use online review sites to grow their practice and manage their online reputation. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Futuredontics®, the nation’s leading dental marketing company, is hosting a new free webinar called “Yelp! The...

2014-06-10 23:05:17

Hiconn Electronics, an outstanding computer accessory supplier, has added a new selection of Computer Laser Pens to its website. Furthermore, the company has launched a big sale for these high end pens. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Hiconn Electronics, an outstanding computer accessory supplier, has added a new selection of Computer Laser Pens to its website. Furthermore, the company has launched a big sale for these high end pens. They are now offered with deep discounts, up to 27% off. For...

2014-06-10 16:30:50

Program aims to strengthen the future of technology transfer and the next generation of international standardization experts NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is pleased to announce the U.S. winners of the 2014 IEC Young Professionals Workshop competition. The USNC represents U.S. interests in IEC standards and conformance activities, and is an integrated committee of the American...


Word of the Day
sough
  • 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.'
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