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2013-08-08 23:17:06

Philadelphia Water Commissioner Howard Neukrug will receive the prestigious Public Officials Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international, not-for-profit technical and educational water quality organization. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Philadelphia Water Commissioner Howard Neukrug will receive the prestigious Public Officials Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international, not-for-profit technical and educational water quality...

2013-06-30 23:17:02

At the recent World Economic Forum (Davos) for Latin America held in Lima, Peru, The Millennium Project presented “Latin America 2030” scenarios. (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 “Delivering Growth and Strengthening Societies” was the theme of the latest World Economic Forum (Davos) for Latin America. It was hosted by the government of Peru and attended by over 700 participants from Latin America and beyond. Besides the president of Peru, Ollanta Humala, the presidents of Mexico, Enrique...

2013-06-19 23:25:14

Leaders in business, government, society and academia tackle vital global issues. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA), will take part for the sixth consecutive year in the World Economic Forum´s Network of Global Agenda Councils. A visionary in active aging and aging-related issues, Milner established ICAA to support professionals who provide wellness and fitness facilities, programs and services for...

2013-05-28 23:02:28

Mashable, 92nd Street Y, the United Nations Foundation, the UN Development Programme, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation unveil new digital engagement initiative and announce the Case Foundation as latest project partner. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 The Social Good Summit partners today launched +SocialGood, a new approach to global engagement that connects innovators around a shared vision: the power of technology and new media to make the world a better place....


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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