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2014-04-24 16:21:20

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have applied a new image processing technique to obtain near-infrared scattered light photos of five disks observed around young stars in the Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes database. These disks are telltale evidence for newly formed planets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO If astronomers initially miss something in their review of data, they can make...

2014-04-24 12:25:44

Global performance brand arrives in Manhattan's SoHo district with its largest Brand House ever BALTIMORE, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under Armour (NYSE: UA) opened the doors of its newest specialty retail location today at 583 Broadway in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. With a focus on cutting-edge products and design, the SoHo Brand House is Under Armour's largest retail store to date and a stunning example of the brand's commitment to offering customers a superior...

2014-04-22 23:10:55

Bambeco celebrates their anniversary this Earth Day. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Bambeco, the leader in stylish, sustainable furnishings and home décor is celebrating five years of business since the company launched on Earth Day 2009. With a continued commitment to inspire sustainable living, bambeco’s mission is to change the world one room at a time by providing a platform through which sustainability is transformed from a movement to a household word. “At bambeco,...

2014-04-22 12:31:15

BALTIMORE, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Community Health Worker (CHW) Interagency Workgroup will facilitate "Open Forum: We're Listening!" on Friday May 23 from 9:00 to 10:30 am as a featured session at UNITY 2014--the National CHW Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. As part of the rapidly changing health care environment, there is greater acknowledgment of the important role of community health workers in...

2014-04-18 23:09:00

Ticket Down has rolled back prices on Steely Dan tickets at Caesars Atlantic City in Atlantic City NJ, The Paramount in Huntington NY, Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore MD, Global Events Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville OK, Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank NJ, Concord Pavilion in Concord/Oakland CA and Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend, OR and countless other cities. This trusted secondary ticket exchange has also extended their customer appreciation promo code...

2014-04-15 16:21:20

BALTIMORE, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of the Greater Baltimore Committee, the Howard Tech Council and the Tech Council of Maryland will hold the first Innovation Partners Event on June 4, 2014. The purpose of the event is to match large private companies and emerging companies with innovative technologies. "Oftentimes, larger companies look outside Maryland for their services or innovative tech products. We want them to buy local," said Patrick Wynn,...

2014-04-14 23:05:45

Dr. Ricardo Yazigi answers questions about infertility treatment options. Bel Air, MD (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 On Thursday, April 17th, potential parents from the greater Baltimore, MD region will have the opportunity to learn about the newest fertility treatments and insurance options from Shady Grove Fertility’s Dr. Ricardo Yazigi and members of Shady Grove Fertility’s staff. All attendees are eligible for a free new patient consultation with Dr. Katz. Shady Grove Fertility, the...

2014-04-14 12:26:08

Leading U.S. Solar Installer to Open Two More Regional Offices in The Free State, Hire 85 Employees to Offer Homeowners Lower Cost Energy BALTIMORE, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar provider, today announced its growing presence in Maryland with expansion into the North Baltimore and Frederick areas. Vivint Solar first made its offerings available to Maryland residents in early 2013 and has already become the leading residential solar...

2014-04-10 23:31:03

TurningPoint Global Solutions today announced the opening of its new facility in Baltimore, Maryland, expanding its health information technology practice. Senior Vice President Healthcare IT Services Michael Edwards will lead the office and the firm’s Health IT practice. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 TurningPoint Global Solutions today announced the opening of its new facility in Baltimore, Maryland, expanding its health information technology practice. Senior Vice...

2014-04-10 23:27:46

Dr. Teplin, PhD, Owen L. Coon Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Psycho-Legal Studies Program, Northwestern University Medical School, to discuss how mental health professionals can improve the short- and long-term outcomes of youth in the juvenile justice system at the upcoming Recovery Workforce Summit: 2014 PRA Annual Conference, June 22-25, 2014, in Baltimore, Maryland. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA)...


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2005-06-14 09:47:24

The Bullock's oriole (Icterus bullockii) is a small blackbird. At one time, this species and the Baltimore oriole were considered to be a single species, the Northern oriole. Adults have a pointed bill. The adult male is orange on the underparts, face and rump with black everywhere else; they have a white wing patch. The adult female is grey-brown on the upper parts, dull yellow on the breast and belly and has wing bars. Their breeding habitat is the edges of deciduous and mixed woods...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.