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2013-12-04 23:04:55

The November 2013 edition of Captive Review featured their ranking of the 50 “most influential people in the captive industry,” and according to those contributing to the international poll, once again Vermont has considerable influence. Vermont’s chief regulator, David Provost, Deputy Commissioner of the Captive Insurance Division is number one in the overall world ranking up from third most influential in 2012. Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The November 2013 edition of...

2013-12-04 23:01:23

Maponics engineers used sophisticated statistical models to generate a comprehensive climate data model for the entire US, including more than 150,000 neighborhoods. White River Junction, Vermont (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Maponics, a leading geospatial data provider, announced the release of Context™ Weather Scores, its newest product in the Context™ suite of lifestyle and behavioral analytics. To build Context Weather Scores, Maponics engineers applied geographically weighted...

2013-11-30 23:04:46

The results are in from the 2013 Spafinder Wellness Reader’s Choice Awards and New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont has been selected as one of the top ten spas in the world as “Best for Weight Loss.” Killington, Vermont (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 The holiday season is upon us and soon the New Year will bring with it resolutions of getting healthy and weight loss. Weight loss retreats and spas are a wonderful way to get people on the right track to health and wellness and it...

2013-11-27 23:20:27

Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2013 edition of its list, "300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," which recognizes healthcare leaders from hospitals and health systems across the country. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2013 edition of its list, "300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," which recognizes healthcare leaders from hospitals and health systems across the country. Leaders...

2013-11-19 23:00:32

The first New England college to launch a CubeSat, Vermont Tech takes an important step for space exploration. Randolph, Vt. (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Today, Vermont Tech is proud to announce that a small satellite built and programmed at the college has been launched into space. The first college in New England to launch a cube satellite, Vermont Tech’s Lunar Lander CubeSat will remain in space for three to five years, testing the navigation components that will eventually be used to...


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Lake Memphremagog claimed home of Memphre
2014-01-22 10:15:54

Memphre is a lake monster said to inhabit Lake Memphremagog in Quebec, Canada. The 30-mile-long lake sits between the towns of Newport, Vermont and Magog, Canada. The creature is believed to live in a cave at the base of Owl’s Head Mountain. Memphre was named by Jacques Boisvert, a dracontologist (cryptozoologist) and prominent diver. He personally has never seen the creature but worked together with Barbara Malloy, the head of Memphremagog Historical Society of Newport, who has claimed...

Green Mountain National Forest
2013-11-25 14:44:48

Green Mountain National Forest is a national forest in Vermont, a forest area that is typical of the New England/Acadian Forests ecoregion. The forest supports various wildlife, including moose, coyote, black bear, beaver, and white tailed deer. It also supports abundant varieties of bird species, such as ruffed grouse and wild turkey. The forest, as it is situated in Vermont’s Green Mountains, has been referred to as the “granite backbone” of the state. The forest was established in...

Champ
2013-09-26 09:13:24

Champ is a cryptid within the lake monster, sea serpent class of cryptozoology. It is claimed to reside in Lake Champlain, which is partially located in the states of New York and Vermont of the United Sates, plus it extends into Quebec, Canada. The lake is 125 miles long, 14 miles across, approximately 400 feet deep, and covers a 490-square-mile area. There have been over 300 reported sightings of Champ, but there is no scientific evidence that this cryptid exists. The Iroquois and...

2012-06-14 10:56:53

Symbol: RUVE5 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RUAB5 Rubus abbrevians Blanch.   RUDE10 Rubus deaneanus L.H. Bailey   RUMA16 Rubus malus L.H. Bailey   RUMI6 Rubus miscix L.H. Bailey   RUMU7 Rubus multilicius L.H. Bailey   RUPE17 Rubus peculiaris Blanch.   RUPE16 Rubus perdebilis L.H. Bailey   RUQU2 Rubus quebecensis L.H. Bailey  ...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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