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Hot Sauce Maker Extinguished Due To Offensive Odors, Health Threats
2013-11-28 08:57:16

For any fan of pho or spicy Thai dishes, your favorites may soon seem a little lacking. This is because an Irwindale, California-based hot sauce producer has been ordered to cease operations by the Los Angeles Superior Court.

Researchers Create Touch-Based Interface That Can Be Applied Anywhere
2013-04-26 07:38:33

A team of engineers at Carnegie Mellon University have demonstrated a prototype projector-based system that allows touch-based interfaces to be created anywhere with just the swipe of a hand.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.