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Beer Goggles Work Both Ways
2013-09-13 08:31:48

[ Watch the Video: Looking Through Beer Goggles ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has found that beer goggles work both ways; not only does a person who’s indulged in a few drinks find other people more attractive, they also find themselves more attractive. In fact, the researchers say it only takes one drink for people to begin seeing themselves through beer-colored lenses. Though the condition is popularly referred to as 'beer goggles,' the...

2013-09-06 23:01:14

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued a consumer safety alert on Sept. 5 that was designed primarily to warn parents of children who play football that they can’t rely on helmet makers’ claims that their product can reduce the risk of concussion. Parker Waichman LLP, which evaluates personal injury lawsuits on an ongoing basis, responds. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, which evaluates personal injury lawsuits on an ongoing basis,...

2013-09-05 23:05:00

Tennis’ Nick Saviano of world-class tennis academy, Saviano High Performancve Tennis (Plantation, FL) signs sgreement with Wilson Tennis and extends an exclusive relationship with the leading brand in tennis. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 As tennis fans enjoy the year’s final major, US Open sponsor, Wilson Tennis, confirmed an extended relationship with Nick Saviano and Saviano High Performance Tennis (SHPT). The combination of Wilson’s proven track record as the tool of choice for...


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2010-11-24 15:29:37

The boomerang is a flying tool, made of wood or carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with a curved shape that is often used as a weapon or for sport. They have also been made of bones and come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their geographic or tribal origins and their intended function. The most commonly recognizable type is the returning boomerang which travels in an elliptical path and returns to its point of origin. The returning boomerang has lopsided wings in order to create...

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2010-11-19 16:36:05

A wetsuit, worn by divers, windsurfers, and others engaged in water sports, is a garment, made of foamed neoprene that provides thermal insulation, abrasion resistance, and buoyancy. The suit provides insulation through bubbles of gas enclosed within the material which reduces its ability to conduct heat. These bubbles also provide buoyancy in water. Contrary to popular belief the layer of warm water trapped between the suit and the skin provides very little thermal insulation. Wetsuits...

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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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