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2014-09-23 23:01:14

Free Webinar will Demonstrate Open Source OAAI Automation Technology. Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Unicon, Inc., a leading IT consulting, services, and support provider specializing in open source for the education technology market, today announced a free webinar which will provide an update from Marist College on the college’s Open Academic Analytics Initiative (OAAI) Academic Early Alert System. In this webinar, Unicon will demonstrate the open source technology built to...

2013-06-27 23:38:19

New electric transportation device goes viral. Mobbo electric unicycle: The most convenient and fastest way around town. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Commuting to work? A nightmare of trains, buses, and cars. A world of congestion and traffic. Life just got much easier with the Mobbo Electric Unicycle. On average people spend one hour a day commuting to the office. Each year the cost of this journey increases. In many cities the cost is significant. Researchers have amassed...

Honda Unveils New Uni-Cub Personal Transport Device
2012-05-16 11:24:25

Although the Japanese tech industry continues to roll out the future of personal mobility year after year, none ever seem to get past the consumer showcase phase. With that in mind, Honda has unveiled a clever new single-wheeled device called Uni-Cub. More than just a wheeled chair, the Uni-Cub features a proprietary, omni-directional driving wheel system that allows the user to change direction simply by shifting their weight, as if on a unicycle, and can move forward, backward,...

2011-03-31 00:00:28

BayRu LLC, a Chicago-based online retailer, today delivered the first Self Balancing Unicycle (SBU) to Russia under a new exclusive agreement with Camas, Washington-based Focus Designs Inc. Skokie, IL (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 BayRu LLC today announced that online shoppers can now take delivery to Russia of Focus Design's latest revolutionary innovation: the SBU 2.0. Under the new exclusive distribution agreement, BayRu handles all SBU sales in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and all other CIS...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'