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2012-01-19 08:00:00

A new t-shirt site focuses on geek and nerd themes but without making it a joke. Already the designs are very popular with teachers, students and many that consider themselves geeky. Manorville, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 Tired of seeing t-shirts showcasing athletics, spoiled princesses, college humor or offensive slogans? New Internet clothing company http://www.realsmartshirts.com provides the antidote to the glut of gender specific /pithy and offensive shirts that have oversaturated...

2009-06-18 08:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that Motorola Ventures, the company's strategic venture capital arm, made an investment in Zephyr Technology Corporation, a global leader in the rapidly growing Remote Physiological Monitoring industry. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed. Zephyr's physiological and biomechanical monitoring solutions are based on the company's patent-pending Smart Fabric...

2006-09-04 08:05:00

BARCELONA -- A "smart" shirt, incorporating stainless steel threads, has been developed by European scientists to monitor heart patients on the move. The shirt is capable of recording an electrocardiogram -- a test of electrical activity of the heart -- which is then transmitted over the mobile phone network to a central monitoring center, researchers told the World Congress of Cardiology on Monday. It looks little different to a normal shirt but contains stainless steel wires twisted around...


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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