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2011-11-29 17:35:00

Just in Time for Holiday Gift Giving (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 For over 40 years, National Wildlife Federationâs (NWF) Ranger Rick magazine has entertained and educated generations of children about the wonders of wildlife. Now Ranger Rick, and NWFâs other childrenâs magazines (Big Backyard and Wild Animal Baby) are going digital so they can be available to kids on their Nook by Barnes & Noble. This comes just in time for holiday gift-giving, when...

2011-08-09 12:00:00

Report Names Top 15 States That Employ Autoworkers in Clean, Efficient Technologies: MI, OH, IN, NC, KY, PA, TX, AL, CA, SC, TN, NY, IL, VA, AZ WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 155,000 American workers already are making components for clean, fuel-efficient vehicles, and that number could grow significantly as the United States continues to embrace new generations of fuel efficient cars and trucks, according to a new study released today. The report, jointly...

2011-08-01 10:02:00

As Senators consider bill on oil spill penalties, conservationists urge lawmakers to invest fines in Gulf's natural systems and communities that need them WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading conservation groups working across the Gulf of Mexico have submitted to the White House a blueprint for action that federal, state and local governments can take to restore the region's threatened natural systems and to help communities that rely on the Gulf for survival. The...


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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