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2014-07-09 23:08:09

The Hearing and Speech Agency is one of five nonprofits in the United States to be selected. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA) is one of five winners of Google's Giving Through Glass program to make an impact on their cause. HASA will use Glass to explore, develop and pilot new ways to help individuals who have communication difficulties and to support those who teach and care for them in community, therapeutic and educational settings. The...

2014-07-09 23:07:27

R2i will provide the Aquarium with digital strategy and outreach support as part of their new role as digital AOR. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 R2i, an integrated marketing experience agency, was selected by the National Aquarium, headquartered in Baltimore, MD, to serve as their new digital agency of record and will be focused on optimizing the Aquarium’s digital ecosystem inclusive of website enhancements; mobile experiences for their visitors and audience; and general digital...

2014-07-08 16:20:42

- New customer option expands on double-decker bus fleet to select routes in 30 cities NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com--the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, plus a reservation fee--today announced it will be expanding its reserved-seating program on select routes to/from 30 cities in North America. The new service option allows customers to choose from 10 popular seats for a nominal fee. Tickets for specific reserved seats can be purchased at...

2014-07-04 23:03:52

Online dating can be rough, as outdated photos and false profiles lead to disappointment. But there is new hope with an Upside Down Dating app called Heyy. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 In February 2014, a fledgling startup called Heyy began working diligently to complete the iPhone version of its patent-pending Upside Down Dating app. Heyy's CEO and co-founder, Mark Manzo, says there is pent-up demand for the Upside Down Dating app. "We have talked to a lot of people and...

2014-07-03 08:22:51

BALTIMORE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA) will report the results of its second quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. ET. Under Armour management will host a conference call to discuss the results beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET. This call will be webcast live at http://investor.underarmour.com/events.cfm and will be archived and available for replay approximately three hours after the live event....

2014-06-30 12:26:29

Operation UNITE "Shoot Hoops, Not Drugs" summer basketball camps build self-respect in rural Kentucky, devastated by drug abuse BALTIMORE, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, will sponsor of a series of summer basketball camps organized by Kentucky-based Operation UNITE. The camps will focus on teaching youth the dangers of drug use, the value of self-respect within the framework of basketball skill instruction. Photo -...

2014-06-27 12:26:51

OWINGS MILLS, Md., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In ongoing support of prostate cancer research, Sanford Siegel, M.D., President and CEO of Chesapeake Urology Associates, presented the Urology Care Foundation with a check for $114,248 in support of its prostate cancer research efforts. The funds, which were raised through the Zero Prostate Cancer Challenge (ZPCC) 10K/5K run in September 2013, were presented at the AUA Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida on May 16, 2014. The...

2014-06-26 23:10:41

The Fuel Fund of Maryland is teaming up with Baltimore's leading mobile application developer, The Canton Group to build an interactive online game that helps Marylanders lower their energy bills. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Fuel Fund of Maryland selects The Canton Group to build an interactive online game that helps Marylanders lower their energy bills. Since 2008, Fuel Fund of Maryland’s Watt Watchers program has brought energy saving workshops to thousands of...

2014-06-26 23:04:46

Global leader in sports performance challenges ambitious innovators to present their ideas for a chance to win up to $200,000 Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Today, Under Armour (NYSE:UA), the global leader in sports performance and innovation, announced plans for the 2014 Under Armour Future Show: The Connected Fitness Innovation Challenge, which asks innovators to submit concepts for the next generation of game-changing digital experiences, through apps and wearable technology,...

2014-06-26 12:30:21

$442 Million Gaming Entertainment Complex To Serve as Charm City's New Southern Gateway BALTIMORE, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Executives of Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, the $442 million entertainment facility that will extend the city's tourism district south from the famed Inner Harbor and renowned sports stadiums, today announced the casino will celebrate its grand opening on the night of Aug. 26, 2014 pending regulatory approval. Timing and event details will be shared at a...


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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.