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2015-04-02 23:01:03

In an April 11 “Face Your PHears” fundraiser for PHA’s Lone Star Chapter, Hicks will rappel “Over the Edge” more than 350 feet down the 29-story Four Seasons Hotel Houston

2015-04-02 23:00:24

Located in Maryland, Unified Cyber Solutions introduces cost effective cyber security services to help small and medium-sized organizations protect their information and assets against cyber attacks

2015-04-02 12:35:56

Four aquaculture projects highlight round COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland

2015-04-02 12:30:27

WealthEngine Named Alongside Five Emerging Companies Providing Innovative Data Analytics Solutions for Data-Driven Marketing BETHESDA, Md., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthEngine

2015-04-02 08:29:02

BETHESDA, Md., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its 2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Salt Lake City, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) announced

2015-04-02 08:22:56

Astrum Solar® is now Direct Energy Solar.

2015-04-02 08:21:54

BELMONT, Calif., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc.

2015-04-01 23:08:46

Frederick-based Start-Up Software Company Adds Energy Auditing to its Lineup Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 Efficient Mobile Audit Technology

2015-04-01 23:05:41

Duct sealing technology by Aeroseal saves homeowners $250-$850 on their annual heating and cooling costs. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 A new

2015-04-01 23:03:05

Columbia, Maryland dentist Dr. Daniel C. Stewart now offers patients from Howard County an alternative to conventional gum surgery in the form of the LANAP® protocol.


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The Story And News Behind This Past Weekend’s Derecho (June 29-July 1)
2012-07-02 08:00:47

This past weekend we saw a massive line of storms impact large areas of the country from Iowa to Maryland in what is known as a Derecho. What is a Derecho? The best way to define this weather feature is by describing a large mass of t-storms combining together to form an elongated region of storms which can create intense surface winds that can blow in excess of 60mph reaching well into the 100 plus mph range. These winds are also known as straight line winds. What happens is, as these...

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Annapolis Maryland
2012-07-16 17:06:13

If you live in Annapolis Maryland or the Baltimore Maryland area this is what you can roughly expect to see when it comes to your heating and cooling budget. The above graph shows the situations that occurred during previous phases of all three events such as normal conditions along with EL-Nino and La-Nina. The left side is a normal month of March that shows the Heating Degree Days can exceed 600, while during a EL-Nino phase warming occurs which is represented by the drop in Heating...

2012-06-14 11:30:18

Symbol: RHMAM2 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RHDE3 Rhexia delicatula Small   RHFI3 Rhexia filiformis Small   RHLA8 Rhexia lanceolata Walter   RHMAE Rhexia mariana L. var. exalbida Michx.   RHMAL Rhexia mariana L. var. leiosperma Fernald & Grisc. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC,...

2012-06-14 12:35:13

Symbol: POMA8 Group: Dicot Family: Polygalaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   POHA7 Polygala harperi Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, NJ, NY, SC, TN, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-15 05:45:40

Symbol: LEMA15 Group: Lichen Family: Lecideaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Lecideaceae Genus   Lecidea Ach. – lecidea lichen Species   Lecidea marylandensis H. Magn. – Maryland lecidea lichen

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.