Education News Archive - February 02, 2011
The Shakespeare Passport program will be featured in the Shakespeare and Shakespeare Pro apps as a virtual ticket displayed on the screen that gives users discounts at participating venues. San Anselmo, CA (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 PlayShakespeare.com and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust have recently partnered in order to create a new virtual ticket program, the Shakespeare Passport. In cooperation with Readdle, PlayShakespeare.com produces the popular Shakespeare and Shakespeare Pro apps for iPhone, iPod and iPad, with more than 1.5 million downloads.
Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling says the 2011 Super Bowl will lead to a spike in HelpLine calls and an increased need for treatment Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 With the Super Bowl just a few days away, recovering compulsive gambler Uberto Mondolfi knows all too well the impact this single sporting event can have.
A new eco-friendly consumer product called the Kiss-u Tissue Tube invented and brought to market by mother of three Amy Davis is intended to stem the rise in distracted driving accidents by placing the tissues in the car cup-holder.
Detroit, MI â€“ Audrina Patridge, who will star in the first of several YOBI.tv produced web series, has announced open voting for the co-stars for her YOBI Act contest titled Dream Maker.
A school assignment to rebrand a local aid organization (Project Concern International) lead student film director John X. Carey and two of his classmates at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA through a twelve day adventure in some of the most aids-ravaged areas of Zambia, Africa.
Deals to Begin in DC and New York Washington, DC and New York, NY (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 The Daily Hookup (http://www.thedailyhookup.com), the first â€œsocial buyingâ€ service targeted specifically to gay men, is set to launch in New York City and Washington, D.C., with additional cities soon to follow.
As IEEE, the worldâ€™s largest technical professional association grows beyond 400,000 members, the societyâ€™s newest president says engineering education needs to evolve in order to meet global challenges and grow the worldâ€™s economies. Dr.
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Kâ€™NEX and Cedar Point have joined forces to launch the first-ever Cedar Point Kâ€™NEX Great Thrill Ride Build-Off. Sandusky, OH (Vocus/PRWEB) February 01, 2011 Kâ€™NEX, the construction toy company headquartered in Hatfield, Pa., and Cedar Point amusement park/resort in Sandusky, Ohio, have joined forces to launch the first-ever Cedar Point Kâ€™NEX Great Thrill Ride Build-Off. The Cedar Point Kâ€™NEX Great Thrill Ride Build-Off pits classrooms and other student groups in competition to build the most innovative and thrilling amusement park ride model using Kâ€™NEX building sets.
Study suggests strength training is key to preventing age-related muscle loss in older adults Indianapolis, IN (Vocus/PRWEB) February 01, 2011 Adults who begin lifting weights early in life may benefit from decreased age-related muscle loss and live independently longer, according to a report published this month by the American College of Sports Medicine. The report, titled â€œInfluence of Resistance Exercise on Lean Body Mass in Aging Adults: A Meta-Analysis,â€ was published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®, the official scientific journal of the American College of Sports Medicine.
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.