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2012-06-28 23:01:30

The Arts and Education Sciences are two new key society categories covered by the Sciences Social Network ScienceIndex.com. The users of the website monitor 272 scientific journals and submit the most significant scientific results of these journals for inclusion in these two categories which currently contain a total of 14,200 articles. ScienceIndex.com was established in 1998 to index the very latest news, headlines, references and resources in all fields of biology, business, chemistry,...

2012-06-21 23:01:21

ScienceAlerts.com is a new social network featuring the latest information in the basic and applied sciences of biology, agriculture, environment, forestry, geography and health. The members of this new website monitor 4,600 journals publishing in these fields and alert visitors in real-time through topic-specific site content and RSS feeds. The latest addition to this natural sciences website is the Agricultural Sciences Category with nearly 89,000 articles selected from almost 220...

2012-06-19 23:01:33

The Anthropology and Archaeology Sciences are two new key society categories covered by the Sciences Social Network ScienceIndex.com. The users of the website monitor 69 scientific journals and submit the most significant scientific results of these journals for inclusion in these two categories which currently contain a total of 4,843 articles. ScienceIndex.com was established in 1998 to index the very latest news, headlines, references and resources in all fields of biology, business,...

Judge Orders Negotiations Over Megaupload Data To Continue
2012-04-14 06:18:17

Megaupload scored a victory in federal district court on Friday, as the Virginia-based judge in charge of the case ordered the company and the federal government back to the negotiating table to try and resolve a dispute over what should happen to the file-sharing website's servers and the user data they contain. In the meantime, Timothy B. Lee of Ars Technica reported that Judge Liam O'Grady has decreed the data will continue to be preserved. O'Grady's ruling comes despite complaints from...


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2013-02-17 09:41:03

Image Caption: This icon, known as the "feed icon" or the "RSS icon", was introduced in Mozilla Firefox in order to indicate a web feed was present on a particular web page that could be used in conjunction with the Live bookmarks function. Microsoft Internet Explorer, Opera and some other browsers have adopted the icon in order to promote a de facto standard. Credit: Mozilla/Wikipedia A web feed is a data format that provides the user with regularly updated content. It is also...

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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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