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2011-12-30 21:30:00

BookRix is thrilled about the December release of R. Lynn´s eagerly awaited book, Descendants. It is currently available across the web for purchase! Munich, Germany (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 On 12/19/2011 BookRix was excited to announce the release of R. Lynn´s highly anticipated first novel, ℠The Descendants Saga´. By tapping into BookRix´s flourishing online community, Lynn successfully marketed herself and her book by engaging users and captivating a large fan...

2011-12-12 14:00:00

Research and Advice Site for Adult Students Features Resources to Help Careers âœCome Aliveâ Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 CollegeSurfing.com, a website that connects prospective students with colleges, career schools, and vocational training opportunities, takes on the pop culture zombie craze with its latest article âœThe 7 Stages of Zombification and Your Career.â...

2011-11-08 21:33:20

Whether you love the "Harry Potter" series or despise it, there may be a psychological explanation behind your opinion. Russell Webster, Kansas State University doctoral student in psychology, Sherwood, Ill., recently discovered that people experience fantasy differently, which explains why some people enjoy it more than others. According to Webster's research, people participate in fantasy at different levels of cognitive and emotional intensity, which helps determine how much they...

2011-08-12 07:30:00

LASALLE, Ontario, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One might not anticipate gaining greater insight into the concept of humanity from a science fiction anthology, but that's exactly what readers of Therefore I Am - Digital Science Fiction Anthology 2 (ASIN B005BSYWVO, Digital Science Fiction, http://digitalsciencefiction.com) can expect from the new collection of ten original science fiction short stories. With new works by Tomas L. Martin, Shawn Howard, Bruce Golden, James C. Bassett,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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