mag mag  /ˈmæɡ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it

Usage(s):

  • Starbucks' foray into magazine publishing was short-lived (remember Joe?).

News

  1. Feds hack-attacked Qaeda’s online mag

    US intelligence officials hacked a prominent al Qaeda online magazine to disrupt communications to followers, authorities said. The operation succeeded in temporarily thwarting publication of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s English-language May issue of Inspire, according to The Washington Post. Federal snoops in the National Security Agency and...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Chicago draws more than 46M tourists in 2012

    If you thought tourist hot-spots like the Mag Mile and Navy Pier were overly crowded last year, it wasn’t your imagination. More than 46 million people visited Chicago in 2012. That’s just short of the city’s all-time record set in …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WGN TV Chicago

  3. Japan Unveils Levitating 300 MPH Train, Powered by Magnets

    The mag-lev train will cost $64 billion to complete, but it will be the first time the technology has been implemented at large scale. The country that invented the bullet train now has something much faster: the floating bullet train. It’s called a “maglev” train, for “magnetic levitation.” Instead of wheels: magnets. Instead of an engine: more magnets. And it goes more than 300 miles per hour ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

Quotes

  1. "I can't say right now it's in any thought of my mind to be in that mag," Williams said. "But I'm happy for her if that's what she wanted to do. It takes a lot of courage."
    on May 25, 2008 By: Serena Williams Source: USA Today

  2. Lance Armstrong, having broken up with Kate Hudson, says he's not much of a lady's man anyway: "I think it's hard for me, or for anyone in my position, to call someone up and say, 'Hey, can I take you on a date?' he told Us mag. It's never like...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Lance Armstrong Source: StarPhoenix

  3. "Told him I was sure someone had apprised him of our son Ron's article on AIDS in People mag," Reagan wrote. "Ron gave both of us h--l. He can be stubborn on a couple of issues & won't listen to anyone's argument. Bill volunteered to have a...
    on May 2, 2007 By: Ronald Reagan Source: FOXNews

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