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yawn

yawn  n.— «Now a new generation of the seriously rich has emerged, but with a difference: the ostentation has gone. The new breed is self-made, socially aware, concerned about the planet and gives a lot of money to charity. They are the...

chimping

chimping  v.— «Chimping refers to the noise that digiphotogs make when viewing images on the backof their digicameras…uuuuh uuuuh uuuh uuuh Kinda like the sound track to Planet of the Apes!» —“Re: What is “chimping”...

grup

grup  n.— «Also known as yupster (yuppie + hipster), yindie (yuppie + indie), and alterna-yuppie. Our preferred term, grup, is taken from an episode of Star Trek (keep reading) in which Captain Kirk et al. land on a planet of children who...

Goldilocks zone

Goldilocks zone  attrib.— «A planet orbiting a star at the right distance to stay suitably cosy is therefore said by astronomers to be in the star’s “Goldilocks zone”—or, when they are being more serious, the “habitable...

down range

down range  adv.— «The Landstuhl facility, the largest American military hospital outside the United States, sits atop a small mountain overlooking the town of the same name.…A quarter of its multinational patients arrive with hard...

exopolitics

exopolitics  n.— «Exopolitics, as a discipline for understanding Universe society through its politics and government, may turn our dominant view of the Universe upside down. Exopolitics posits that the truest conception of our earthly...