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2014-08-18 12:25:13

Digital Enhancements Allow More Personalized Service Touch Points CHEVY CHASE, Md., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ritz-Carlton App wants to be a part of your total travel experience, bringing the legendary service of the luxury hotel company to the smartphone in your pocket. In addition to mobile check-in and check-out, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is launching real-time service requests, food and beverage ordering, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards account review, folio review, and access to...

2014-08-17 23:00:57

University of Maryland and NASA astronomers used rhythmic flares of light to measure a brilliant object 12 million light years from Earth, confirming that it is a rare, mysterious intermediate-mass black hole. (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 The universe has so many black holes that it’s impossible to count them all. There may be 100 million of these intriguing astral objects in our galaxy alone. Nearly all black holes fall into one of two classes: big, and colossal. Astronomers know that black...

2014-08-15 12:25:14

Clutter is a contentious problem for many problems in the state of Maryland. There companies though that can help in Baltimore, Maryland BALTIMORE, Md., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Maryland is one of the original 13 colonies so as a result there are often cases when many items from the past are down, but are not of any actual value. These items over the course of time begin to pile up and due to everyone's busy lives. Also, due to frantic pace of the DC and Baltimore...

2014-08-15 08:26:56

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surveillance of suspects, protection of assets, and securement of crime scenes are daily challenges for the Law Enforcement and First Responder community. Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) introduced today the ARGUS(TM) PS Series (video demo) product to provide a covert, mobile, unattended perimeter security and alert capability. Derived from proven technology originally developed for U.S. Military applications, ARGUS(TM) PS consists of...

2014-08-15 04:22:02

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AB Acquisition LLC, which operates Albertsons stores under Albertson's LLC and ACME Markets, Jewel-Osco, and Shaw's and Star Markets under New Albertson's, Inc., recently learned of an unlawful intrusion to obtain credit and debit card payment information in some of its stores. The appropriate federal law enforcement authorities have been notified, and AB Acquisition is working closely with its third party IT services provider, SUPERVALU, to...

2014-08-14 23:06:48

Firms Merge 3D Technologies and Digital Marketing Services; Expand Maryland Operations with Offices in Hagerstown and Baltimore Hagerstown, Maryland (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 High Rock, a digital marketing agency headquartered in Maryland, announced today the acquisition of Baltimore-based Pylot Studios, a firm specializing in 3D renderings and 3D animation. “High Rock always strives to be at the forefront of technology,” said Founder and President Rich Daughtridge. “By acquiring...

2014-08-14 23:05:20

Free Event Series Hosted by RMI Showcasing Innovative Technologies in Maryland Manufacturing Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 On Aug. 19 at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI) is launching its new GreenTech Series, a monthly outreach series to showcase the latest energy efficiency technologies and processes from Maryland manufacturers. The series will kick off with Matt Turpin, president of Maryland manufacturing organization...

2014-08-14 23:03:54

Premium Verizon Wireless Retailer Opens Second Location in Southeast Maryland Charlotte Hall, Md. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, with approximately 550 U.S. locations is announcing the grand opening of its store in Charlotte Hall. The store is opening for business on Aug. 1, and it is expected to bring 10 jobs to the community. Located next to Rita’s Water Ice on Three Notch Road, the new Cellular Sales will have a...

2014-08-14 23:03:06

Brain Sentry, from Bethesda, Maryland, USA, Created the Devices to be Used by India and Pakistan Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Elite Football League of India (EFLI) has mandated the use of Brain Sentry helmet-mounted impact sensors for its 2014 Unity Bowl, scheduled to pit players from India and Pakistan on Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Hyderabad, India. The Brain Sentry sensors alert when an athlete suffers an unusually rapid – and potentially dangerous – acceleration...

2014-08-14 16:27:46

Leading Weight Management Brand Launches Second 12-Week Health Transformation with Free E-book OWING MILLS, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss products and programs announced the winners of Take Shape For Life's inaugural Stop.Challenge.Choose. 12-Week Health Transformation. The challenge kicked off January 1, 2014, with the goal of encouraging participants to lead healthier...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'