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2012-12-07 05:00:59

More than just another community of online “friends,” PlusWho is a free, new social network designed to help women find new friends on the same strictly platonic page, and more importantly, in the same geographic area. Using a blend of proprietary and traditional features, the site enables spontaneous get-togethers for those eager to meet new people in person, as well as back-and-forth messaging, for anyone who prefers to spend time getting to know a potential friend first....

Generation Gap Online Between Parents And Teenagers
2012-11-15 06:49:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Teenagers are more connected than ever, and understand online privacy and safety issues differently than previous generations, according to a new study from the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) that investigated the online generation gap between parents and teens. The survey found that found 91% of parents say they know what their teens do online and with their mobile phones. However, just 62% of teens say their parents are...


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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