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2010-11-11 09:50:36

Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are currently assembling and testing the rover and other components of the Mars Science Laboratory in a clean room at JPL. The rover, known as Curiosity, is scheduled to launch at the end of 2011. JPL's Education Office is hosting video chats about the mission for classrooms. Chats will feature the continuous live video feed of the rover's construction, available at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasajpl . The first chat will be held on Tuesday,...

2010-11-09 07:55:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 16, 2010, in celebration of the Blu-ray(TM) and DVD release of Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies' The Last Airbender, Paramount Home Entertainment will team up with the American Taekwondo Association (ATA) for nationwide events. The premier North American organization dedicated to the martial arts discipline of taekwondo, the ATA and its affiliates have over 1,500 licensed schools, all of which will have the opportunity...

2010-10-27 13:40:50

NASA and partners from the LAUNCH: Health forum will discuss innovative ideas during a media briefing on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. EDT. The local-only briefing will air live on NASA Television from the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. LAUNCH: Health is part of an ongoing initiative to identify, showcase and support innovative approaches to sustainability challenges through a series of forums. It is the second forum in the series and will take place at Kennedy Oct. 29 and 30. The...

2010-10-22 10:27:00

Innovative LIVE Interactive Special Election Webcast Hosted by Jim Lehrer in Partnership with Ustream Begins at 10 pm ET 1-hour Live Special Broadcast Hosted by Jim Lehrer Airs on PBS and Continues Streaming Online at 11 pm ET ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When voters head to the polls to cast their ballots in the 2010 midterm elections, they may make history by voting for a big change in the federal government for the third consecutive election. Majority control of...

2010-09-24 05:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Lending his help to embattled Octomom Nadya Suleman as she faces foreclosure proceedings on her house, comedian and entertainment personality Tattoo is lending his help to the embattled mom of 14 by hosting the Octomom Yard Sale With Tattoo And The Crew. The live event and online auction is slated for Saturday, September 25 in La Habra, California at Nadya's house from 10am until the babies are asleep. Streamed live on UStream.TV, Tattoo will be...

2010-09-20 07:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) (www.princetonhcs.org) will conduct its first live web chat on Monday, October 4, when it hosts a discussion about women's pelvic floor disorders and treatment options. The free program begins at 7 p.m. and can be joined by going to the PHCS USTREAM channel at www.ustream.tv/channel/princetonhealth. "Social media has enormous potential for sharing information about health issues," said Carol Norris, PHCS vice...

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2010-09-13 09:50:00

YouTube has announced plans to launch a two-day test of live video-streaming starting on Monday, marking their inaugural attempt at using first-party streaming technology. "This is just an initial trial, a first step," Josh Siegel, YouTube's product manager, told AP Entertainment Writer Jake Coyle. "We're going to look at a whole bunch of data about the performance of our new platform and then, based on that, make decisions about how we'll open it up, with the goal of opening it up to all of...

2010-07-02 14:51:00

IRVINGTON, N.Y., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- House Party, the leading consumer activation and experiential marketing company that specializes in in-home parties, is offering a solution to the thousands of Americans who will not see a fireworks display this year because of community budget cuts. House Party will stream a live fireworks display, taking place in Irvington, NY, at www.ustream.tv/channel/irvington-fireworks for anyone throughout the country to watch and enjoy. In addition, House...

2010-06-30 06:00:00

BOGOTA, Colombia, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half a million Colombians logged on to SantosPresidente.com between June 1 and June 20, the second round Presidential elections to follow the Santos campaign and the Candidate's initiatives, turning the tide in this historic political victory on June 20. In under 72 hours, 1,076 individual Web pages, comprising the first-ever Virtual Headquarters used for Presidential Elections in Latin America, had been launched offering multiple ways to...

2010-06-14 08:53:00

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) will hold their 5th National Teen Summit On Internet Safety on June 15 in Washington, D.C., bringing together teens from across the country to discuss a wide range of online safety issues including cyberbullying, sexting and the potential long-term impact of social media posts on the teen's digital reputation. "America's Most Wanted" host and children's advocate John...


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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