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2014-03-03 12:24:18

Newsmakers News Conference Follows State Department Ceremony Presenting Annual Women of Courage Awards WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the tense political situation in Ukraine continues to become more volatile by the day, one of Ukraine's most internationally recognizable and politically active citizens will discuss the situation there at the National Press Club on Wednesday, March 5 at 3 p.m. in the club's Conference Rooms....

2009-05-13 05:15:00

SOLOTHURN, Switzerland, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Picture is available via EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.ch/de/pm/100017384 (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090513/347153 ) Over 150 spitting-image portrait caricatures of leading international politicians, celebrities and stars are available at nicocartoon.com. A picture of former US President George W. Bush is just one example. The portraits...

2006-02-07 06:12:59

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Former "Xena: Warrior Princess" star Lucy Lawless has signed on for a 10-episode story arc on Sci Fi Channel's red-hot "Battlestar Galactica." Lawless will reprise the role she took this season as an investigative journalist who turns out to be an undercover agent for the villainous Cylon faction. Lawless' second appearance on the ensemble drama is slated for February 24. Her arc will commence with the show's third season, which begins production in...

2006-02-07 06:10:00

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Former "Xena: Warrior Princess" star Lucy Lawless has signed on for a 10-episode story arc on Sci Fi Channel's red-hot "Battlestar Galactica." Lawless will reprise the role she took this season as an investigative journalist who turns out to be an undercover agent for the villainous Cylon faction. Lawless' second appearance on the ensemble drama is slated for February 24. Her arc will commence with the show's third season, which begins production in April in...


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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