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2014-08-21 16:27:01

Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director and Open Source Specialist to Lend Expertise to Enable Personal Learning for All LOS GATOS, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenEd (www.OpenEd.io), the largest K-12 educational resource catalog, announced the addition of Lila Tretikov to its board of directors today. Tretikov will provide her expertise to assist OpenEd's mission to provide open source, modern teaching tools and resources to educators allowing them to create a personal...

Grammy Winner Has Newly Discovered Species Of Grasshopper Named After Her
2014-05-09 03:31:31

University of Central Florida A newly discovered grasshopper by University of Central Florida scientists now bears the name of Grammy-award winning singer and activist Ana Lila Downs Sanchez. The scientists named the new species discovered on the side of a mountain road near Oaxaca, Mexico, after the Mexican-American singer as a nod to her efforts to preserve indigenous culture and penchant for wearing colorful, local costumes as part of her performances. "It was primarily Paolo's...

2013-02-20 23:04:52

New shopping destination http://www.LilaMae.com provides consumers the chance to support the growth and stability of the American economy while protecting the environment for future generations. Farmington, CT (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Lila Mae (http://www.lilamae.com), a new, online shopping destination launching this month, presents consumers with an opportunity to help grow the economy, protect the environment and embrace their health all in one place. The site features a collection of...

2011-04-05 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Outfit7, the mobile entertainment developer behind the widely popular Talking Friends collection of apps, has released the iOS version of their latest character, Talking Lila the Fairy. Talking Lila represents a strategy of targeting specific demographic segments with the company's expanding portfolio of original characters. Developed with mothers and daughters in mind, Talking Lila is positioned to capture the imagination and hearts of the...

2009-05-06 11:00:00

New CD and Digital Collection Features 18 Standout Tracks, Including 'Arenita Azul,' 'La Cucaracha' & 'La Linea' HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitol/EMI announces the first ever career-spanning hits collection for the acclaimed Oscar(R) and Grammy(R)-nominated recording artist Lila Downs, to be released on CD and digitally on June 30. The Very Best Of El Alma De Lila Downs features 18 standout tracks, including "Arenita Azul," "La Cucaracha," and "La Linea." (Photo:...


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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