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News & Articles
- 'Bloodsucking vampire' mosquitoes set to haunt Florida
Brace yourself Florida, there is a “vampire” in your midst -- and this one is not afraid of the sun. The giant psorophora ciliata mosquito, which is colloquially known as the gallinipper and is 20 times the size of your average mosquito, is set to plague south and central Florida this summer as the rainy season begins. While these monsters don’t carry diseases, their intense bite can feel like a ...
June 11, 2013 - MSNBC
- Google Chrome Jokes (We Think?) About ‘Surveillance by Secret Agents’
The above message pops up every time you open a window in Chrome's " incognito mode " — sometimes colloquially known as "porn mode," because that's what most people use it for — and predates recent revelations about the NSA . It strikes us, though, that it might be time for Google to reconsider the joke about potential "surveillance by secret agents."
June 10, 2013 - New York Magazine
- The Science Underlying the Fighter's Chin: What Makes a Fighter Durable?
For something that is so central to success in combat sports, there is a surprising paucity of information readily available on the particulars of what we colloquially refer to as the “chin” of a fighter. Why are some individuals able to sustain a beating that makes the events of The Passion of The Christ look like a light slap on the wrists, while others turn into Bambi-on-roller-skates if they ...
June 10, 2013 - Bleacher Report
- Lindsay Tanner in The Australian
Mr Tanner told ABC Radio today the government was conducting a new stage of spending cuts "colloquially called the second stage of the razor gang", but it was not a mini-budget.
- John Roberts in Washington Post
But Roberts said "nothing" in the opinion "should be read to cast doubt on . . . what is colloquially known as the civil service system within independent agencies," and he said the dissent "wanders far afield" in raising questions about...
- Peter Norton in The Guardian
So David Lloyd has gone dowm with Dengue fever or 'breakbone fever' as it is known colloquially,says Peter Norton. "Poor bugger if he has. One of my friends had it. It took him ages to recover and he really suffered."