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2013-06-27 23:37:55

August 13-14, 2013 at Northeastern University in Boston, MA USA - Brought to you by the Knowledge Foundation. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The Renewable Energy Storage Symposium, sponsored by Sandia National Laboratory & Northeastern University will take place August 13-14, 2013 on the Northeastern University Campus. This two-day symposium will focus on the science, technology, policy and entrepreneurial challenges in enabling new novel energy storage solutions for the future...


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.'