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2013-11-12 23:34:12

Barton Associates, a leading national locum tenens staffing company, celebrates National Nurse Practitioner Week with original NP content on its blog and social media pages each day during the week of November 11, 2013. Barton Associates is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional national staffing offices in Hardwick, MA, Enfield, CT, and Jupiter, FL. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Barton Associates, a leading national locum tenens agency, is excited to celebrate National Nurse...

2013-10-28 12:08:17

2013 GSA Annual Meeting U.S. National Parks are not just beautiful vistas and great family vacation destinations; they are also key scientific field laboratories and rich repositories of the record of Earth's history. Some recent discoveries to emerge from scientists working in U.S. National Parks will be presented in two sessions, Geology in the National Parks: Research, Mapping, and Resource Management I and II, at the 125th Anniversary meeting of The Geological Society of America in...

2013-10-17 23:22:01

After a 16-day government shutdown, Congress has reached a short-term budget resolution that re-opens the federal government, including our 401 National Parks and Monuments. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 “After a 16-day shutdown, Congress has reached a short-term budget resolution that re-opens the federal government, including our 401 National Parks and Monuments. We are grateful that the dedicated men and women of the National Park Service can return to their jobs serving...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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