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2013-04-30 23:00:56

stack.fm is a new social network that gives users a new social communication experience with complete control over their privacy and content. Slated to beta launch in early 2014, stack.fm is currently crowdfunding on indiegogo to cover the costs of completing development. Vienna, Austria (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 stack.fm is a free social network that operates without data mining. Users of the service have complete control of their privacy and content in the system. There is no censorship...

2013-04-30 14:23:27

Participants of group riots have since the end of the 1960s been viewed as rational individuals driven by a sense of injustice. But in today´s world this is misleading, concludes sociologist and PhD Christian Borch in a newly published doctoral thesis, and he encourages the police to take the destructive behaviour of some participants into account when dealing with groups of rioters. During the so-called ´UK Riots´ in the summer of 2011, discontented young people set the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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