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2014-04-15 12:27:01

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rare early-career photos of Muhammad Ali, curated from a collection of more than 3,000 historical images of Ali in training and spending time with his family, are being made available to consumers for the first time by USA TODAY Sports in conjunction with the launch of The USA TODAY Sports store (www.fanphotos.com/usatoday), a new e-commerce destination for digital reprints and images from the archives of USA TODAY Sports....

2014-04-10 12:23:37

Jahlil Okafor of Whitney Young (Chicago) Named Player of the Year; Sharman White of Miller Grove (Lithonia, Ga.) Named Coach of the Year MCLEAN, Va., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY High School Sports today unveiled the 2014 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Boys Basketball Team, highlighting the best high school players from across the country during the 2013-2014 season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120822/DC61260LOGO Jahlil Okafor, a Duke signee and 6-11 senior...

2014-04-01 12:32:24

--Contest Features 408 High Schools; Launches March 31 at usatodayhss.com-- MCLEAN, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY High School Sports--the nation's leading source for high school sports news and information--today launched the second installment of its Best Mascots contest, which last year was the site's most popular online "America's Best" competition with more than 80 million votes cast to claim the title of the country's most unique high school nickname....

2014-03-21 12:22:54

MCLEAN, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY and Gannett, official U.S. representatives to the 2014 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, today announced the U.S. jurors chosen to represent the American creative community at this year's Festival. The jurors chosen for this prestigious honor will judge more than 35,000 entries from all over the world. Jurors were selected based on a rigorous selection process and each jury contains an even balance of members from around...

2014-03-18 12:27:08

NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY received the Ad Council's Crystal Bell Award yesterday afternoon at the Newspaper Association of America (NAA)'s mediaXchange conference. Every year the award is presented to one newspaper that shows exceptional support and leadership in disseminating Ad Council public service messages. The Ad Council, a national non-profit organization, is the largest producer of public service advertising (PSAs) in the United States. Through...

2014-03-17 12:26:04

Platinum selling devotional brand a staple on bestseller lists NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning devotional that has inspired a generation recently reached a milestone: the Jesus Calling® brand has sold over 10 million units. "Jesus Calling," first released in 2004, is currently ranked No. 3 on the "Wall Street Journal" Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller list. This is the tenth consecutive week the devotional has held a top five ranking on the list, at...

2014-03-07 08:24:41

--Combined Database, Housed on USATodayHSS.com, Is Among Largest In U.S.-- MCLEAN, Va., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY Sports Media Group announced today a partnership between Schedule Star LLC and AllPlayers.com Inc., bringing together two of the nation's leaders in high school sports information to create one of the largest athlete databases in the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121009/DC89310LOGO The partnership, data from which will live on...

2014-02-27 23:32:43

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman weighs in in a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety that found deaths in car accidents have significantly decreased among older drivers during the past 15 years New York, New York (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Today's drivers aged 70 and older are driving more, but fewer of them are likely to be involved in crashes when compared to previous generations. Older drivers are also less likely to be killed or seriously injured if...

Ancient Chinese Mummies Carry Evidence Of Oldest Known Cheese
2014-02-27 09:29:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some cheeses are best when they are aged for five or ten years, but any cheese that you eat today would be considered under-ripe if you base it against a cheese recently discovered in China. Researchers from Germany’s Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG) have found what is being called the world’s oldest cheese after discovering yellowish clumps on the necks and chests of Chinese mummies dating...

2014-02-26 23:00:32

A&A Packaging comments on Colorado's success in the first quarter of marijuana sales and how they benefited by being prepared for high demand in dispensary supplies. Commerce, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Colorado's new recreational marijuana legislation is only one month old but its first month implementation saw Colorado collect over $1 Million in sales taxes according to USA Today and NBC News. This is even more significant since a limited number of stores were able to...


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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