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2013-01-29 23:00:29

ETA International will host the 2013 Education Forum October 16-18, 2013 in Greencastle, Indiana. Mark it on your calendars today and plan to attend! Greencastle, IN (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 ETA´s annual Education Forum, a world-class technical education conference, is the ideal venue for both professional and curriculum development, regardless of skill level, focusing this year´s Education Forum on Industrial Electronics. Education Forum is the focal point for technical and...

US Cyber Command Officials Planning Staff Increases
2013-01-29 04:28:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Pentagon plans to increase the size of its cybersecurity force more than fivefold over the coming years to combat threats to the nation´s critical computer systems and conduct offensive operations against foreign adversaries, according to reports citing several Defense Department officials. The plan, which was requested by the head of the Defense Department´s Cyber Command, or Cybercom, calls for the increase of...

2013-01-09 05:01:03

Research psychologist Dr. Anne Speckhard, author of Talking to Terrorists (http://www.advancepress.com), spent ten years meeting with terrorists, their families and associates across Europe and the Middle East to understand what motivates a human being to kill themselves and others for the sake of a cause. In the course of her research Speckhard collected over 400 personal stories that reveal the social, cultural and psychological factors that contribute to the path of terrorism. Washington,...

2012-12-23 05:03:54

Jason John discusses personal rescue devices (PRDs) with SkySaver Executive Director Lou Krupkin. SkySaver announces the release of its brand new studio video (SkySaver Experience) Manhattan, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 What makes a life saving device credible? Is it the material it is made from? Is it the country it was made in? Or is a device as good as the people that make it? At SkySaver there is an exceptional attention to detail in the production of their personal rescue devices...


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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