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Nest Thermostat Gets An Upgrade
2012-10-02 13:58:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Nest thermostat, created by the “Father of the iPod,” Tony Fadell, has made its way across the Internet as something of an oddity. It´s a gadget as beautiful as it is helpful, learning the way a family cools and heats their house, to ultimately one day be able to mimic these patterns without human interaction. It does this job with elegance, a simple black, round knob with silver bezel and a small, LED...

2012-09-10 23:02:59

“ColorTouch TV” New Video Series Helps Consumers Easily Program and Customize Their ColorTouch Wi-Fi Thermostats Burbank, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 981 Media, in conjunction with Venstar Inc., today launched ColorTouch TV, which features a video series to help consumers easily program and customize their ColorTouch Wi-Fi Thermostats. The series includes 10 different “how to” videos designed to walk consumers through easy, step-by-step instructions on how to make...

2012-07-31 23:03:03

In Response to the Current Arizona Heat Wave, Phoenix Arizona A/C Expert, American Cooling and Heating, Answers Your Questions About Air Conditioner Replacement Planning Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Arizona and Other U.S. States Experience Record-Breaking Temperatures According to the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS), June of 2012 marked the 14th hottest June on record for the documented contiguous United States. For many areas, the first six...


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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