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2014-04-10 04:20:56

Majority of Americans believe meteorologists are just guessing a lot of the time NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's something everyone complains about - it's too hot or it's too cold; it's too snowy/rainy or it's too dry. Weather is the great equalizer and as winter finally (hopefully) makes its way into spring, it's interesting to note that over three-quarters of Americans (77%) say they prefer summer over winter. In looking back at the winter that just came to a close,...

2014-04-03 08:26:21

ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randstad's U.S. Employee Confidence Index rose to a six-month high in March, increasing 3.1 points from February to 57.1. In addition, workers reported the highest level of job security since May 2008, with 77 percent indicating it is unlikely they will lose their positions. These upticks reveal that American workers remain confident with the workplace, the strength of the U.S. economy, job availability, their potential to find jobs and the...

2014-04-02 23:04:02

Particle Measuring Systems, the world’s most comprehensive provider of environmental monitoring solutions for aseptic manufacturing, has launched the BioCapt Single-Use Microbial Impactor. The unit’s design simplifies microbial monitoring and eliminates the possibility of false positive results and the need to disinfect and autoclave traditional sampling equipment. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Particle Measuring Systems recently announced the introduction of the BioCapt®...

2014-04-02 04:20:58

However, looking back five years shows how much outlooks have improved NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the first quarter of the calendar year behind us and tax deadlines approaching, many Americans may be putting thought into where their money has gone in the recent past and where it might be going in the near future. While attitudes haven't changed overwhelmingly since last December, some shifts in plans for the next six months may indicate that Americans are questioning their...

2014-04-01 12:32:27

More Than 90% Of Americans Report Their Quality of Life Improves When They Can Spend More Time Outdoors WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first day of Spring arrived nearly two weeks ago, while most of America was still weathering the polar vortex. Even today, a massive winter storm is just finishing its sweep through the Midwest--no April Fooling. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140401/PH95396-INFO ) A new poll, released today from Heart+Mind Strategies, shows...

2014-03-26 23:31:32

Product review of the Tektronix TDS3012B Digital Oscilloscope is now available from Test Equipment Connection. On February 18, 2014, the product review was completed. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Product review of the Tektronix TDS3012B Digital Oscilloscope is now available from Test Equipment Connection. On February 18, 2014, the product review was completed. The TDS3000B Series of Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes provides unmatched performance and portability at an affordable price. The...

2014-03-24 12:31:03

Only one in five Americans believe their Member of Congress deserves to be re-elected NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is the old saying "the more things change, the more they stay the same." And, in the world of Washington, D.C., that definitely seems to be the case. The President is on the road touting the last days to sign up for the Affordable Care Act. There is an actual consensus on something between Congressional leaders and the White House, in the belief that...

2014-03-20 12:26:30

Solar seen as the best energy source for the environment; coal seen as the worst NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing majority of Americans (65%, up from 61% in 2012 and 59% in 2009) say that they are knowledgeable about energy sources, but are they showing a corresponding increase in energy efficiency-related upgrades and behaviors? Majorities of Americans are doing some basic things like turning off lights, televisions or other appliances when not in use (79%, down...

2014-03-12 08:35:52

NEXT GENERATION SAMPLING PLATFORM TO PROVIDE ENHANCED SCALABILITY AND EFFICIENCIES LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uSamp, the technology leader in providing targeted audiences for global consumer and business insights, today announced a significant investment in its next-generation sampling business called SampleCORE(TM). The technology enhancements -- including the move to a fully-open Application Programming Interface (API) platform and enhanced sampling and...

2014-03-11 04:21:00

Majorities also feel each party is more interested in "beating" the opposition than in what's good for the country NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot tempers and heated words have always been part of the U.S. political scene. In fact, Aaron Burr challenged Alexander Hamilton to a duel in the early days of the United States. But how bad do Americans think it's gotten? A new Harris Poll addresses the issue of incivility in politics and public life, and whether it's seen as getting in...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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