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2014-09-17 00:20:48

Clearwater Beach hotel entices fans with deal that includes deluxe accommodations, tickets to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, complimentary breakfast CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Florida vacationers will flip over Sandpearl Resort's new family vacation package celebrating the highly anticipated release of "Dolphin Tale 2." Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140913/145975 The Clearwater Beach hotel's new deal invites guests to enjoy luxury accommodations...

2014-09-06 23:00:50

After Winter 2014, many Americans were hoping for a mild winter this year. Unfortunately, as Cozy Products reports, that's not in the cards. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Winter is coming – and it’s going to be another cold one. Americans saw the proof of the Farmers’ Almanac’s accuracy last winter, when they predicted the “colder-than-normal winter for two-thirds of the country” with “piercing cold” conditions (Cozy News). Cozy Products explain why Americans...

2014-05-06 23:12:57

Camp Kostopulos' new Equestrian Center experienced avalanching snow and ice during it's first two winters, so TRA Snow and Sun installed a snow retention solution to protect disabled campers in 2014. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 In 2012 when TRA Snow and Sun of American Fork, Utah established their new mission statement to include offering roof snow retention and solar mounting products "that provide the ultimate in protection" for people and property, they...

2014-02-27 20:22:39

Having fun during the bad winter weather is considered difficult if not impossible. A lot of people agree that it isn't easy to entertain the family in doors yet even so, there are still a number of options that can make this winter worth remembering. According to many magazines winter sports are arguably the best way to spend the winter seasons. Observers say that the sports are perfect for the weather and at least make the outdoors fun despite the bad weather. OSLO, Norway, Feb....

2014-02-25 16:21:02

MOSCOW, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid a series of sweeping winter storms blanketing North America and Europe, and bringing transport systems and everyday logistics for millions to a halt, a new association is being formed in Moscow, Russia, a country where average winters last for up to 6 months. The Moscow-based Russian Association of Winter Road Maintenance is tasked to bring under one roof all sides concerned with snow and ice-related problems: top meteorological scientists...

2014-01-30 16:25:50

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the 39 Canadian technical officials, representing 11 Olympic disciplines, who will take part in the upcoming Sochi Olympic Winter Games. The Canadian technical officials selected are: Darrell MacLachlan (Alpine Skiing), Tim Dygras (Bobsleigh), Rae Kell (Curling), Dianne Barker (Curling), Ken McArton (Curling), Dave Petursson (Curling), Paul Smith (Curling), Hans Wuthrich (Curling), Eric Montford (Curling),...

2013-11-26 23:28:16

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman at The Perecman Firm wants to remind drivers about the dangers of driving in winter weather as a deadly storm system approaches New York. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Auto accident lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, wants to remind drivers in New York that a deadly winter storm system is approaching New York. Drivers will need to drive carefully in the expected weather conditions. Storms have claimed 13...

2013-11-14 23:32:36

As forecasters predict a rough winter with heavy snowfall in the northeast and sub-freezing temperatures in the Midwest, 1st Aid Supplies, a leading online retailer of disaster and survival supplies is stocking up for expected demand. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 After a relatively mild autumn, weather forecasters and meteorologists are warning residents across the United States that a rough winter may be ahead. Many parts of the country experienced what is known as an Indian...

How Dormice Make Optimal Use Of Their Body Fat Reserves
2013-10-22 14:05:32

University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna Edible dormice store considerable amounts of fat in summer. Their fat reserves are necessary for them to survive a long hibernation – on average 8 months – in underground cavities. But how do hibernators allocate surplus body fat reserves to optimize survival? Researchers at the Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, have found that animals with larger fat reserves prefer boosting their...

Latest Winter Reference Libraries

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-30 13:44:17

November 2012: A mild start to the month will be followed up by a vigorous finish as temps rapidly slide. The forecasted average for the month is to be near 40-50F, while there is the possibility of seeing 7-9 days warmer than that along with 6-8 days becoming colder than the average. The month will also include a few chances of rain totaling around a Trace-0.25in. Winter weather for the month will include snowfall amounts around 4-6in total. December 2012: The month is going to be colder...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-08 09:29:22

November 2012: A pretty mild month is in store for the area as temps will average around the 30-40F range along with seeing 10-12 days being warmer. There is also the chance of seeing about 4-6 days being a touch bit colder. There will be multiple frost and freezes during the month along with a Trace-0.5in of rainfall for the month. The winter weather will include a special edition of snowfall in the range of 1-2in for the month. December 2012. The cold will begin to set in during the...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-05 09:36:27

November 2012: The month is going to be a tad bit warm to start with and then quickly transition into a colder month with the forecasted average to be around 30-40F, with the chance of seeing 4-6 days being warmer and 4-6 days being colder. The rainfall will be around a Trace-0.25in. Winter Weather Impacts will include 1-2in of snowfall for the month. December 2012. Temps are going to drop off for the month with the averages being around 20-30F with a small window of 2-4 days being...

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Word of the Day
  • 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.