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2012-02-23 21:00:00

American Fire Protection Systems (“AFPS”), Inc., http://www.americanfireinc.com, a leading provider of innovative fire protection services, announces its Free estimates on all fire sprinkler repairs and Title 19 repair services. These estimates are the result of detailed proposals from project managers who are experts concerning all manner of fire safety projects such as fire sprinkler installations, underground service piping and other fire equipment installations. Los Angeles,...

U.S. Government Issues New Classified Information Protection Policy
2011-10-09 05:10:15

In the aftermath of WikiLeaks' release of classified documents, the U.S. Defense Department announced on Friday that President Barack Obama had issued an executive order that will beef up the government's computer security procedures to prevent future breaches. According to a report posted to the Defense Department website and written by Donna Miles of American Forces Press Service, the executive order will establish "a framework for enhancing national security through responsible sharing...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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