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2014-09-09 20:20:17

MADISON, Ind., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Automotive Technologies has redesigned its website to make it easier for collision repair professionals to find the equipment and information they need to properly repair modern vehicles. The new chiefautomotive.com features distinct - but easily accessible - sections for Chief, Elektron and Chief University, so users can quickly navigate between measuring/pulling equipment, vehicle repair data, welders and training content. Photo -...

2014-09-09 16:29:44

SnoopWall CEO, Gary Miliefsky, a Founding Member of Department of Homeland Security, Delivers Two Presentations Which Detail How Spying Devices Are Being Built Into Everyday Household Electronics and How Consumers Should Delete their Mobile Banking Apps LAS VEGAS and NASHUA, N.H., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CTIA Booth#7433 -- SnoopWall (www.snoopwall.com), the world's first counterveillance security software company, has issued a consumer protection advisory that consumers need to...

2014-09-09 16:29:08

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 85,000 faire-goers are expected to pack the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York on Sept. 20-21, as we debut the first ever Micro 3D printers at the 2014 World Maker Faire. Everyone's invited to meet the creators and team behind the M3D operation, and watch as the first truly affordable 3D printer ($349) churns creations out of thin air. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144644 To top it off, this is Kickstarter's first official...

2014-09-09 16:24:43

New Program at UMD's Smith School Debuts at No. 4 COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than one year after its January 2014 launch, the Online MBA at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has earned a top-five ranking from a national publication. The blended program, which caters to working professionals, debuted at No. 4 in "The Definitive Guide to Online MBAs," published by Poets & Quants in August 2014....

2014-09-09 16:24:30

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine has recognized creative agency 50,000feet as one of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in America. The numbers speak for themselves: #2003 on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list, #88 in Illinois and #40 in Chicago. From 2010 to 2013, 50,000feet revenues grew 203%, agency staff tripled and capabilities expanded to create robust practice teams across account, strategy, creative and technology....

2014-09-09 16:24:01

Online marketer Cyberset details the makings of a thriving online campaign LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A website is often a potential customer's first impression of an organization, and it's important to make it a good one. Studies show that 70% of consumers don't trust websites with designs that appear shoddy. A company can offer a superior product or service, but it won't matter if it's hindered by an unattractive site. Leading online marketing company Cyberset Corp....

2014-09-09 16:20:22

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The non-profit Car Care Council has totally redesigned its popular Car Care Guide, adding 20 additional pages of new information to help motorists be car care aware by better understanding the when, why and how of caring for their vehicles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144590 Available in English and Spanish, individual copies of the new Car Care Guide can be ordered free of charge by visiting the Car Care...

New Parasitoid Wasp Species Discovered In China
2014-09-09 03:40:43

Entomological Society of America For the first time, wasps in the genus Spasskia (family: Braconidae) have been found in China, according to an article in the open-access Journal of Insect Science. In addition, a species in that genus which is totally new to science was also discovered. The new species, Spasskia brevicarinata, is very small — male and female adults are less than one centimeter long. It is similar to a previously described species called Spasskia indica, but the...

Multiple Signs Of An Aging Face And Neck Can Be Performed Safely At One Time
2014-09-09 03:41:37

Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University A total facial rejuvenation that combines three procedures to address the multiple signs of an aging face and neck can be performed safely at one time, a new study shows. Total facial rejuvenation, which combines an extensive facelift to tighten skin and muscle; specialized, midface implants to restore fullness; and laser resurfacing to reduce skin's irregular texture and discoloration, can be safely performed at one time,...

2014-09-09 12:35:45

From protecting communication networks to eliminating malware and spyware, Congress needs to allow collaboration to help contain and combat against growing cyberthreats WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On day two of Super Mobility Week, CTIA-The Wireless Association®'s Cybersecurity Working Group (CSWG) today released its fifth white paper, "Today's Mobile Cybersecurity: Information Sharing" (PDF) that urges Congress to allow for private-to-private sector and...


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Arapawa Sheep
2014-09-16 10:49:57

The Arapawa sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is typically only found on Arapawa Island in New Zealand. It is thought that this breed has been isolated on the island since 1867 and although there are many theories regarding its origin, it is most widely accepted that it is a descendant Merino strains from Australia. Because the Arapawa sheep has lived in an area with harsh terrain for so long, it often looks hunched over in appearance, carrying its tail and head in a downward...

Ancon Sheep
2014-09-16 09:59:30

The Ancon sheep, also known as the otter sheep or Ancon, is a group of domestic sheep that were developed from a single lamb in Massachusetts in 1791. Although the name “Ancon” was given to this breed, it has also been used to refer to similar breeds including stock from Texas established in 1962 and Norwegian stock that was established in 1919. The phenotype that causes the mutations that are characteristic of the Ancon and other similar breeds has occurred naturally at least four times,...

Afrikaner Sheep
2014-09-16 09:18:15

The Afrikaner sheep, also known as the cape fat tail, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to South Africa. It is one of the oldest sheep breeds in that area and is a descendant of sheep brought from the Khoikhoin people in the Middle East. There are two types of this breed, known as the Namaqua Afrikaner and the Ronderib Afrikaner, and it is thought that the Ronderib type was the first type of sheep to be introduced into Australia. The Afrikaner sheep is a hardy breed and is known...

Ranitomeya Amazonica
2014-09-11 11:50:10

Ranitomeya Amazonica is a poison dart frog belonging to the genus Ranitomeya. It was initially described by Rainer Schulte in 1999 as Dendrobates Amazonicus when he separated it from Dendrobates ventrimaculatus. The validity of the species is still being discussed between scientists. According to Schulte, this frog is 16 to 19 millimeters long with smooth black skin. The torso is laterally striped orange or red while the legs and the arms have a mesh of blue, grey, or green on black. There...

Welsh Harlequin
2014-09-08 20:14:56

The Welsh harlequin is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in Wales during the twentieth century. Its development began in 1949, when Leslie Bonnet found a coloration mutation in one member of his flock of Khaki Campbells. By 1968, after selectively breeding his flock to hold this color, eggs that would hatch successfully were brought to the United States and later live ducks were imported. It was officially recognized by the American Poultry Association in 2001. The Welsh...

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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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