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Jobs Are Plentiful For College Grads, According To Annual Recruiting Trends Survey

After several years of modest growth, hiring is expected to jump a whopping 16 percent for newly minted degree-holders in 2014-15, according to key findings from Recruiting Trends. The annual...

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Celebrate Earth Science Week In The US With NASA And The

Both the American Geosciences Institute and NASA are looking to raise awareness around Earth sciences with the celebration of Earth Science Week from October 12 through October 18.

Making Stars - Astronomy Program Provides Tools Support To

Many astronomers and astrophysicists speak of that same source of inspiration. But, while our solar system's immensity and beauty have an almost universal appeal, the astronomy and astrophysics career field has had very little representation from minority populations.

Active Sexting Found To Increase Likelihood Of Sexual

One in four teens actively participate in sexting, or electronically transmitting explicit images to one another, and those who do are more likely to become sexually active within the next 12 months.

Arousing Curiosity Primes The Brain For Learning And

Want to know how you can learn information more easily? Is your curiosity piqued? According to a new study in the journal Neuron, arousing a person’s curiosity can help them to remember something they may not be particularly interested in.

DECO Smartphone App Puts A Cosmic Ray Detector In Your

We use our smartphones for a myriad of things, from normal phone activities to finding constellations in the night’s sky. And soon, your smartphone could be used to detect cosmic rays, much like the high-end, multimillion-dollar observatories.

Chefs Move To Schools Can Increase School Meal Participation

Gourmet pizza in school? According to a new Food and Brand Lab pilot study, published in Appetite, chef-made meals can increase participation in the National School Lunch Program by 9% and overall selection and consumption of vegetables by 16%!

Get Kids Moving After School To Enhance Cognition

A new study has found that children who engaged in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes a day after school saw substantial improvements in their ability to pay attention, avoid distraction and switch between cognitive tasks.

Brain Breaks Increase Educational Performance And Activity

A recent Oregon survey about an exercise DVD that adds short breaks of physical activity into the daily routine of elementary school students found it had a high level of popularity with both students and teachers, and offered clear advantages for overly sedentary educational programs.

Printing Challenges For First 3D Printer Aboard

NASA in conjunction with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Foundation, has issued a series of "Future Engineers" 3D Space Challenges for students focused on solving real-world space exploration problems.

Brief Intervention May Prevent Increased Risk Of Depression

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research.


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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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What terrible questions we are learning to ask! The former men believed in magic, by which temples, cities, and men were swallowed up, and all trace of them gone. We are coming on the secret of a magic which sweeps out of men's minds all vestige of theism and beliefs which they and their fathers held and were framed upon.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 -1882)
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