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2014-08-06 12:22:15

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers has spotted a star system that could have left behind a "zombie star" after an unusually weak supernova explosion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO A supernova typically obliterates the exploding white dwarf, or dying star. On this occasion, scientists believe this faint supernova may have left behind a surviving portion of the dwarf star -- a sort of...

2014-08-06 08:40:32

Firm also recognized as one of the Top U.S. Diversity Firms, according to Staffing Industry Analysts. BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SIA, global advisors to the Staffing Industry, released on July 17, 2014, that Aditi Staffing was named one of the Fastest Growing U.S. Staffing Firms in the US. We are also proud to be named one of Top US Diversity Firms as well. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140805/133841 According to Staffing Industry Analysts, 97...

2014-08-06 08:32:46

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center now believes the second largest group of diagnosed victims of mesothelioma they have helped over the years are power plant workers, or individuals who worked in a nuclear power plant in the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, or 1980's. As they would like to explain to any diagnosed victim or their family members with one call to 866-714-6466, power plants are in every state, they all contained asbestos in the time frames...

2014-08-05 12:33:17

Decorative facade, lion heads refurbished to restore Alaska Building's beauty SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Pioneer Square has completed a 19-month, $750,000 restoration of its historic building as a demonstration of its commitment to the continued growth and revitalization of its beloved Seattle neighborhood. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140802/132784 Nestled in the heart of Seattle's vibrant historic district, the...

2014-08-05 12:31:49

Del Beccaro will replace current CMO, Dr. David Fisher, who is retiring in October SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's announced today that Dr. Mark Del Beccaro has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer effective Oct. 1. Del Beccaro, who currently serves as Vice President of Medical Affairs, will replace Dr. David Fisher, who is retiring. "Mark has made many significant contributions to Seattle Children's over the course of...

2014-08-05 08:43:30

.CREDIT, .TAX, .CASH, .FITNESS .DENTAL, .CLINIC, .HEALTHCARE, and others released this month BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), continues to expand and diversify the Internet's global addressing system in August by making 16 new gTLDs available to the public. In addition to the 16 gTLDs slated for general availability, Donuts is scheduled to open another two for early...

2014-08-05 08:34:56

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in New York state or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 to ensure they have the nation's best mesothelioma attorneys working in their behalf, because there is a direct relationship between the skill of the mesothelioma lawyer, and the compensation for this rare form of cancer. http://NewYork.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com Photo -...

2014-08-04 16:27:56

Washington State Fruit Commission anticipates an extra sweet season for peaches, apricots, nectarines and plums thanks to ideal early summer climate conditions; new research shows health benefits of peaches YAKIMA, Wash., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone fruit from Washington state, including juicy peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and prunes are now available on store shelves nationwide while the season lasts, approximately through mid-September. Thanks to the early summer...

2014-07-31 23:19:51

The snowmobile wrap leaders, ArcticFX Graphics, were asked by power sport apparel giant MotorFist™ to create custom sled wraps to match their popular snowmobile helmets. ArcticFX announces they are ready to show off these new industry edition products for 2014. Washington, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 When ArcticFX Graphics first started, just putting a wrap on a snowmobile was a bold and daring idea, but then, sledders are bold and daring by nature. The years passed and sled wraps became...

2014-07-31 23:13:55

The recent article released by Community Health Center of Snohomish County explains to patients the differences between pediatricians and family practice providers. Everett, WA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 What’s the difference between a pediatrician and a family practice provider? Community Health Center of Snohomish answers this question in their recently released article, “Pediatricians vs. Family Doctors”. Many adults can be confused by the various specialities that are available to...


Latest Washington Reference Libraries

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

Mount Rainer National Park
2013-04-24 16:30:45

Mount Rainer National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States. The park holds 236,381 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Puyallup and Yakama tribes. Many sites were found throughout the park showing evidence of older tribes including rock shelters and projectile points. The establishment of the park began in 1893, when the Pacific Forest Reserve was established. This area included a national forest as well as Mount Rainer and...

Olympic National Park
2013-04-18 01:02:08

Olympic National Park is located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula, in the United States. The park holds 922,650 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Most of the tribes were wiped out once European explorers introduced diseases into the area. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the logging industry boomed, but the public began to express concerns of over logging in the 1920’s. However, the first proposal to establish the area as a...

North Cascades National Park
2013-04-18 00:41:24

North Cascades National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States and was established in 1968. The park holds 504,781 acres and is the largest of three national park areas known as the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. It once contained 318 glaciers, but all of these have retreated at a fast rate and many glaciers have completely disappeared. The largest remaining glacier is Boston Glacier, but other large glaciers include Redoubt, Neve, and McAllister....

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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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