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2014-09-17 00:20:51

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST FEDERAL LOAN Profile America -- Wednesday, September 17th. On this date in 1787, the Constitutional Convention wrapped up in Philadelphia with the delegates accepting the document and sending it on to the states for ratification. Less than two years later, the new U.S. government had to...

2014-09-16 23:11:12

Oxnard dentist and international lecturer Dr. Saj Jivraj, founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Oxnard and Woodland Hills, Calif., is presenting at the Spectrum Day Vancouver conference this weekend. Dr. Jivraj, an expert in teeth restoration and replacement, will speak about All-on-4™ dental implants in his presentation “Clinical and Laboratory Aspects of Graft Less Solutions,” which he will deliver at 12:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Empire Landmark Hotel &...

2014-09-16 23:06:14

Bridging the gap of understanding between the legal and the contracting communities, Key Case Law Rules for Government Contract Formation is a much-needed addition to the essential resources for acquisition professionals. Tysons Corner, VA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Management Concepts Inc., the nation’s premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and talent management solutions for the public sector, today announced the publication of Key Case Law Rules for...

2014-09-16 23:02:35

Recognizing the growing demand for affordable and comprehensive smile makeovers, leading dental practices in Turkey are providing Middle Eastern patients expert dental services. VisitandCare.com’s partnered dental providers in Turkey are renewing their commitment to patients who want to maintain optimal dental health and seek professional cosmetic dentistry services. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Recognizing the growing demand for affordable and comprehensive smile makeovers,...

2014-09-16 23:01:01

New HR Tips Available for Transitioning Employees to Individual Health Insurance Park City, UT (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on transitioning employees to individual health insurance. According to Zane Benefits, with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in full effect, many small and medium sized businesses will be steering some or all of their employees towards individual health insurance. This comes as no...

2014-09-16 16:26:05

Perry Discusses Representation of Historically Persecuted Religious Group in 2012 Election UTICA, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mitt Romney made history when he was the first member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), a historically persecuted religious group, to earn a presidential nomination from a major political party. Luke Perry, associate professor and chair of government and politics, examines this political first in his new book,...

2014-09-16 16:21:27

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Commercial and Military Flight Simulation in US$ Million by the following Product/Service Segments: Commercial Flight Simulation (Commercial Full Flight Simulators, Commercial Flight Training Devices, & Commercial Flight Training Services) and Military Flight Simulation (Military Full Flight Simulators, Military Flight Training Devices, & Military Flight Training Services). The report...

2014-09-16 16:21:00

Online Credit Checks Streamline Financing MIDLOTHIAN, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the looming questions when considering adding a new vehicle to a household is credit approval. Chicago drivers have it easy thanks to Bill Kay Ford's online car loan application process. Simplifying and rationalizing a previously tedious and and potentially daunting task, Chicago drivers can now rest easy. Photo -...

2014-09-16 12:31:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report confirming what the Family Research Council (FRC) has been saying all along: The Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, subsidizes elective abortion with taxpayer funds and lacks transparency in its abortion coverage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO Over the past several months, FRC has been examining abortion coverage on the...

2014-09-16 12:21:03

MONONA, Wis., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that retired Army Lt. Gen. William Phillips has joined its seven-member board of directors. Phillips recently retired after nearly 38 years of service and currently resides in Alexandria, Va. Over the course of his career, Phillips served as an aviator, an acquisition commander in Iraq and Afghanistan, and as the highest-ranking military acquisition officer in the Army. "I'm excited and...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...

Dutch Heavy Draft
2014-06-13 15:06:40

The Dutch Heavy Draft is a fairly new species of horse from the Netherlands. After World War I they were developed for heavy draft and farm work by cross-breeding a Brabant, Zeeland-type Dutch mare and a Belgian Ardennes. Since 1925, the only horse allowed to be registered into the stud book is from registered parents. Other names for the breed are Dutch Draft, Dutch Draught or Nederland Trekpaard. It is a relatively tall horse that stands about 64 inches high. Its coat is normally...

The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

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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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