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2014-06-17 12:22:57

In the news release, Con Ed Utility Shutoff Warnings to Customers Hits Record High - More Than in Great Recession, issued 17-Jun-2014 by AARP New York over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that in the first paragraph, first sentence, the text "new analysis out today from AARP and New York's Public Utility Law Project" should be hyperlinked to http://bit.ly/1lNX3ym. The complete, corrected release follows: Con Ed Utility Shutoff Warnings to Customers Hits Record High - More...

2014-06-17 08:35:42

FRISCO, Texas, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encryptics, a provider of patented data privacy and protection services for businesses and government, announced today that its core encryption engine has been validated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). FIPS defines security requirements for cryptography modules used by departments and agencies of the U.S. federal government. Encryptics' core encryption...

2014-06-17 08:22:40

New Report: Nearly 1M NYC Residents Got Shutoff Notices in 1st 4 Months of '14 NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 1 million Consolidated Edison customers have faced the threat of having their home energy shut off this year while dealing with some of the nation's highest bills, a new analysis out today from AARP and New York's Public Utility Law Project (PULP) finds. That's more New York City residents at risk of having their power turned off than at even the...

2014-06-16 16:22:23

Sitting Bull Academy of Apple Valley, California has been honored with a recognition by Daily Press in its selection of "Best Of The Desert 2014 Readers Choice." APPLE VALLEY, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the March, 2014 issue of Daily Press published by Freedom Communications Inc.. Sitting Bull Academy was selected for the following honor: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118462 "Best Of The Desert 2014...

2014-06-16 16:21:24

Association Calls on Senate Majority Coalition Leader Skelos & His Conference to Back Independent Utility Consumer Advocate NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: "The fact that New York's utility consumers may have been overcharged by up to $250 million over the last five years is disturbing but not surprising, since New York remains one of the few states - and by far the largest - to deny its...

2014-06-12 08:24:52

10 New Apps Available for City Guides for Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Completing the 12 Host Cities in Brazil NEWTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, today announced the launch of 10 new free Mobile City Guides for iPhone and Android for Brazilian host cities: Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Fortaleza, Brasilia, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Recife, Cuiaba, Natal and Manaus. These 10 new apps add to the ones already available for Sao...

2014-06-12 08:22:22

53,000 Consumers Disconnected So Far in '14 and Many More Worried - But Utility Industry Lobbying in Albany to Kill Bill to Change the Game NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fallout from the long winter is far from over, as more than 53,000 New Yorkers across the state have seen their utilities shut off because of not being able to afford their sky-high energy bills. It's a harsh reality that's settling in with more and more households across the state, according...

2014-06-11 23:10:27

Britannica Digital Learning today announced a new and significantly upgraded version of its popular ImageQuest™ resource for schools and libraries. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning today announced a new and significantly upgraded version of its popular ImageQuest™ resource for schools and libraries. ImageQuest provides nearly three million rights-cleared photos and other images for homework, classroom activities and lesson plans. Images come from more...

2014-06-11 16:26:42

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. and LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fotona companies, (Fotona), announced today, that on June 2, 2014, the federal judge in Orange County, California has dismissed all claims of Biolase's (BIOL) lawsuit against Fotona d.d. and Fotona LLC. Among other things, Biolase had challenged Fotona's statements that its lasers were faster for hard tissue dental applications than Biolase's lasers. The Court concluded that Biolase has failed to state a...

2014-06-11 12:33:30

Awards Honor World's Best in Design, Pampering, All-Inclusive & More; Limited Sale Features Winners NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jetsetter.com, the world's leading luxury travel site that provides expert knowledge and exclusive deals on the world's finest travel, today announced the winners of its 2014 Best of the Best hotel awards. The first ever awards include 15 "Best" categories ranging from Pampering and Romance to Pool Scene and Comeback. Each category includes a winner and...


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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