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2014-06-23 16:22:02

Roadmap Details 125 Recommendations to Advance Energy Efficiency Standardization in the Built Environment NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the release today of the Standardization Roadmap: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment, U.S. industry, government, standards developing organizations (SDOs) and other energy efficiency stakeholders now have a national framework for action and coordination on future energy efficiency standardization. Developed by the American...

2014-06-18 23:12:01

Encyclopaedia Britannica® today announced that it has appointed Jason Pinter chief financial officer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Encyclopaedia Britannica® today announced that it has appointed Jason Pinter chief financial officer. Pinter succeeds Richard Anderson, who is retiring after nearly twenty years in the position. Pinter began his career with Arthur Andersen and later held positions with Kraft Foods and Orbitz Worldwide. He was most recently vice president,...

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...


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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