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2011-05-24 00:00:29

Wirefly is now taking pre-orders for the World's first PlayStation certified smartphone; giving away a $25 Android Market Card with every purchase -- so the fun never ends! Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Wirefly (http://www.wirefly.com), the Internet's leading authorized retailer of cell phones and cell phone plans, today announced that it is now taking pre-orders for the highly anticipated Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY for Verizon Wireless, the World's first PlayStation certified smartphone....

2011-05-23 11:05:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonya Lucas has been named President and CEO of TV One, effective Monday, August 8. The cable industry programming veteran succeeds Johnathan Rodgers, who has announced his retirement as of July 31. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110523/PH07090 ) Most recently, Lucas was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Discovery Channel and Science Channel, where she was responsible for strategy and operations for...

2011-05-17 08:34:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Take conference calls, send emails and win football's biggest game, all on one device. The Sony Ericsson Xperia(TM) PLAY, for Verizon Wireless, redefines mobile gaming by combining all the features customers expect from a fully-featured smartphone with the ultimate gaming experience. Powered by Android(TM) 2.3, Gingerbread, the Sony Ericsson Xperia(TM) PLAY will come pre-loaded with seven game titles, including Madden NFL 11 (EA Sports),...

2011-05-17 07:13:00

MOSCOW, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BP and Alfa- Access- Renova ("AAR") announced today that they would intensify their efforts to ensure TNK-BP's continued success following the lapse of the BP-Rosneft share swap transaction (and the related Arctic exploration opportunity) originally announced on 14 January 2011. In recent months, BP has conducted detailed negotiations with AAR and Rosneft to seek a reasonable and businesslike solution that would allow the agreements to proceed to the...

2011-05-04 09:00:00

CALGARY, Alberta, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell today announced the successful start of production from its Scotford Upgrader Expansion project in Canada. The 100,000 barrels-per-day expansion takes upgrading capacity at Scotford to 255,000 barrels-per-day of heavy oil from the Athabasca oil sands. "This start-up is an important milestone for our heavy oil business," said Marvin Odum, Shell Upstream Americas Director. "And it adds new capacity from an important source of oil in a...

2011-04-20 11:04:00

ATLANTA, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) today announced that it will release its earnings results for the quarter ending March 31, 2011 on Monday, May 9, 2011. Earnings Conference Call Information Gray Television, Inc. will host a conference call to discuss its operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 on Monday, May 9, 2011. The call will begin at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live dial-in number is 1-877-874-1589 and the...

2011-04-14 12:34:00

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ehsan Bayat, Chairman of the Bayat Foundation, a 501c(3) charitable organization committed to improving the quality of life for the youth, women, poor, and elderly of Afghanistan, dedicated a new 30-bed maternity hospital in Tagaab Village, in Afghanistan's Wardak Province on April 13, 2011. The Shirin Taj hospital fills a critical need in the Behsood district, an underserved and underdeveloped area of Afghanistan. A large...

2011-04-14 12:34:00

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ehsan Bayat, Chairman of the Bayat Foundation, a 501c(3) charitable organization committed to improving the quality of life for the youth, women, poor, and elderly of Afghanistan, dedicated a new 30-bed maternity hospital in Hessa Dowom, Wardak Province, Afghanistan on April 13, 2011. The Bibi Khairi Gul hospital fills a critical need in the Behsood district, an underserved and underdeveloped area of Afghanistan. A large...

2011-04-12 11:00:00

NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As mobile networks engage in a very public ad campaign war, Verizon is named the Mobile Networks Brand of the Year among consumers according to the 2011 Harris Poll EquiTrend® study. In the Mobile Networks category, Verizon is highest ranked for the second-year running over archrival AT&T. Harris Interactive announced their Technology Brands of the Year in four other major categories: Mobile Phones (Motorola), Consumer...

2011-03-30 14:06:00

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TLC's JUMPING THE BROOM RED CARPET WEDDING CONTEST, sponsored by Discovery Communications, gives one lucky couple the opportunity to be married or renew their vows by the renowned best-selling author Bishop TD Jakes on the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the new film, JUMPING THE BROOM. The winning couple will also receive travel and accommodations for eight friends and family members to join them on their special day. Travel to the...


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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