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uhn pluhg

  • v  pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable
    unplug the hair dryer after using it

  • In the post-election e-mail, Soetoro-Ng writes of the sometimes conflicting emotions surrounding her grandmother's death and brother's success and of the need to unplug for .
  • Another called on competitors to unplug their computers every night for one month, which cuts CO2 by 51 lbs.
  • We can unplug our televisions, computers and phone chargers when we're not using them.
News & Articles

  • These Four Books Should Top Every Marketer's Summer Reading List
    Everyone needs to unplug from the office now and then; you?ll get stale ?or worse, burn out ?if you don?t. But this summer, you don?t have to completely disengage from all things marketing just because you?re relaxing at the beach. Why? Because there are a handful of new business books that happen to be just as entertaining and enjoyable to read as they are informative.
    June 12, 2013 - Forbes
  • Deemable Tech: It’s Electric!
    Q: Does it matter which order I unplug my computer? For instance, if I want to move my laptop from the living room to my bedroom, but I want to keep playing Minecraft, should I unplug it from the wall first, or should I unplug the cord from the laptop first? I think I saw a spark one time and it worried me that I could do some damage to my laptop if I’m not doing it right. A: It used to matter a ...
    June 12, 2013 - Detroit Metro Times
  • Tips for Unplugging During Vacation
    If you are planning to take a vacation or even a staycation this summer, start thinking and planning on how you will unplug from technology to get the maximum benefits from your time off. But how is that possible when the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers reports in its annual Internet Trends report that smartphone users pick up their device 150 times a day? These are some ...
    June 12, 2013 - U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Ban Ki-moon in Washington Post
    Ban told reporters after briefing the Security Council on his whirlwind trip to Haiti on Sunday that the UN faces two main challenges - "to unplug the bottlenecks" and coordinate international aid.

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