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2015-01-30 12:24:14

ProductSavvy Leads Two Day Seminar on Product Development ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan.

2015-01-29 23:11:53

UMBC at The Universities at Shady Grove’s Professional Graduate Programs Information Sessions provide an opportunity for individuals to learn about the Professional Graduate Programs offered

2015-01-29 12:28:28

MOVES a Multicenter, International Study Examines Use of Same Ingredient and Combination Found in Cosamin®DS EDGEWOOD, Md., Jan.

2015-01-29 12:27:16

Grip Boost gel restores gloves to like-new condition for a fraction of the cost of new ones. COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan.

2015-01-29 12:23:10

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.

2015-01-29 08:40:02

Partnership Continues and Expands Support of STEM Learning Throughout U.S. CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan.

2015-01-28 23:02:28

MyWay Mobile Storage provides donated portable storage units to the 19th Annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge benefitting Special Olympics of Maryland for the sixth consecutive year. Annaplois,

2015-01-27 23:14:54

The Maryland Soybean Board is seeking one or two agricultural fairs to demonstrate the benefits of soy-based products such as biodiesel, cleaning supplies, dust suppressant or building materials.

2015-01-27 20:21:17

The independent artist's campaign to fund a hip-hop concept album will launch on February 24, 2015 BALTIMORE, Md., Jan.


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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.