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2013-01-28 23:04:06

ReversePhoneLookup.us.org representatives share added information on their phone lookup records. Addresses are now included in phone number searches. Redmond, OR (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 Should the need arise to urgently (or secretly) locate a person whose phone number is present but their physical address is not, how would someone go about it? The urgent need could arise because one might repeatedly have tried calling that number but no one was picking the phone. Depending on who that...

Internet Turns 30 Years Old, But Don't Thank Al Gore
2013-01-01 11:45:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While you sift through Craigslist in hopes of finding used workout gear to kickstart that New Year's resolution, or check on Instagram to ensure no pictures from last night of you showed up on the site, wish a happy birthday to the very reason for it all, and no it's not Al Gore. The Internet is celebrating its 30th birthday today, January 1st, evolving into a necessity for our everyday lives since 1983. January 1, 1983 was...


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Android
2013-09-24 14:14:28

An android, also known as a synthetic organism, is a robot designed to look like a human, with emphasis on realistic skin and movement. The name “android” has been used in science fiction stories in many different ways. The Oxford English Dictionary found that the earliest use of the word Android was most likely in Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia, which referred to St. Albertus Magnus’s alleged automaton as Androides. In US patents, the term first appears in 1863 referring to small...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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