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Douglas Engelbart, The Man Behind The Mouse, Dies
2013-07-04 07:15:30

Dr. Douglas Engelbart, the man who invented the computer mouse and reportedly developed early incarnations of email and word processing software, died Wednesday in his Atherton, California home at the age of 88.

2013-06-29 23:16:01

Updated EzCheckPrinting software is giving customers back their independence by offering this check writer at $0 cost through TrialPay.

2013-06-14 23:00:44

Arecibo Observatory catches the most detailed radar images ever of asteroid 1998 QE2 and its newly-discovered moon as they safely pass our planet. Arecibo, Puerto

2013-06-13 23:22:13

First-ever global conference on wellness tourism designed to be “defining moment” for growing travel category, showcasing its economic potential for key ministries, public and private stakeholders


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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