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2014-04-30 12:24:39

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti today encouraged Pennsylvanians to share what they like to do outdoors in a 5-minute, online survey that will assist with planning. DCNR is working with experts across the state to develop the next Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (2014-18), which will help to guide future recreation investments, policies and facilities. "Five years...

2014-04-29 08:44:49

YOKNEAM, Israel, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:EZCH), a leader in high-performance network processors, is highlighting new opportunities for its NPS, Network Processors for Smart networks, brought about through powerful new trends in the networking market. EZchip's NPS, already publicized as providing distinct performance acceleration for SDN and NFV networks (for details visit http://www.ezchip.com ) is now also gaining momentum as the...

2014-04-26 23:00:44

Today the nation’s leading park advocacy organization, the nonprofit National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), and the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, filed an amicus brief in support of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, a plan for restoring clean water in Chesapeake streams and rivers. NPCA, the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, and 26 additional organizations are urging the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Third Circuit to uphold a federal district court’s September 2013 ruling...

2014-04-23 16:26:33

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum (PHMC) today joins with the historic preservation community across the country in recognizing the George Nakashima Woodworker Complex located in New Hope, Bucks County, as a National Landmark as designated by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Internationally-renowned furniture designer and woodworker George Nakashima is recognized as one of America's most eminent furniture designer...

2014-04-23 08:41:01

Satmetrix Standard(TM) Offers Industry-Leading Satmetrix Net Promoter® Software in an Affordable Self-Service Product To Improve Customer Retention Rates SAN MATEO, California, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Satmetrix [http://www.satmetrix.com ](R), the world's leading provider of Net Promoter(R) software, today announced the availability of Satmetrix Standard(TM), the only self-service, cloud-based solution designed specifically for small and mid-sized businesses interested...

2014-04-17 12:23:31

The Trusted Global Buyers Network tackles the challenges of the electronic component grey market by allowing buyers and engineers to rate and review suppliers, connect, collaborate, learn, and locate hard-to-find parts from member-rated sources of supply. KELLER, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Network Product Solutions, LLC (NPS), a veteran-owned start-up specializing in building social ecosystems that allow users to solve complex challenges, has announced that the Trusted Global...

2014-04-09 12:22:43

The Trusted Global Buyers Network tackles the challenges of the electronic component grey market by allowing buyers and engineers to rate and review suppliers, connect, collaborate, learn, and locate hard-to-find parts from member-rated sources of supply. KELLER, Texas, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Network Product Solutions, LLC, a veteran-owned start-up specializing in building social ecosystems that allow users to solve complex challenges, has announced the launch of the Trusted Global...

2014-04-04 23:01:09

Virtually visit this National Park Service Memorial on the National Mall. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Visitors will flock to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC today to pay their respects to Dr. King and reflect on his powerful messages. EarthCam invites people around the world to remember the work of MLK with its new high definition webcam at the memorial, delivering an eye-to-eye perspective for a unique viewing experience. In...

2014-04-01 23:04:45

Promoter.io has today announced the general availability of its powerful software-as-a-service platform for businesses in need of actionable insights and predictive analytics to drive profitable growth. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 A Texas technology startup has launched a new software platform that allows businesses of all sizes to leverage a popular and growing management process to gauge customer loyalty and promote organic growth, officials said. Promoter.io’s software...

2014-03-31 12:28:44

Growing demand and recognition for nurse practitioners spurs greater professional unity AUSTIN, Texas, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest national professional membership organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties, today announced it has reached the milestone of 50,000 members. AANP membership has steadily increased since the organization's inception in 1985 with a membership of 100 NPs....


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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