Education News Archive - February 24, 2011

5 days of meetings and presentations, 130 free events, 250 speakers, over 5,000 physical attendees, reaching an audience of over 40,000 - These are the results of an entire week dedicated to digital opportunities.

Android and iPhone users can get up-close and personal with their favorite musicians for an experience that reveals the real emotions behind each song. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 A new $1.99 music app for iPhone and Android platforms promises to change the way fans interact with music and music industry stars.

Yipees.com connects reputable tradesmen with local customers. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Inspired by the 2011 Academy Award nominated film “The Social Network” and the success of Facebook as a mass people-connecting medium, Southern Methodist University entrepreneurship graduate student Zorric Sia has created less of a social and more of a service network with the January 1st, 2011 launch of Yipees.com.

Over Half the Nation’s Dogs and Cats Now Overweight Costing Pet’s Years and Owners Millions Warn Vets Calabash, NC (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Obesity continues to expand in both pets and people according to the latest pet obesity study.

Pacific Northwest Karate Center announces a Zumba Fitness charity event to benefit the Susan G. Komen 3 Days for the Cure Fight Breast Cancer on February 26th, 2011 in Bellingham, Washington. Bellingham, Wash.

Intelligent Technologies, Inc. announced today that they have secured the worldwide manufacturing and distribution rights to the Antioch Clipper, long-handled toenail clipper. The Antioch Clipper Improves Toenail Care for Those with Mobility Issues, Diabetes.

Technology research helps hospitals assess the value of hybrid ORs Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Hayes, Inc.

Father of Peyton, Eli, and Cooper Manning Discusses Strategies for Active Families Dallas, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Archie Manning, former National Football League quarterback and Ole Miss MVP, will deliver a keynote address at The Cooper Institute’s annual luncheon “Teaming Up for Healthy Kids,” on Tuesday, March 22, at noon, at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas. Fitness is a cornerstone of the Manning family’s approach to parenting.

Educational software company Imagine Learning is teaching English to children of the leprosy-affected in India through a partnership with Rising Star Outreach.

Verbalplanet.com; the Leading Website for Learning Languages Online; Has Picked Up Back to Back Awards from Toptenreviews.com for Their Flexible and Effective Online Italian Language Courses. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Following success in 2010, Verbalplanet.com is delighted to announce that the website has again in 2011 been voted as a winner of a “TopTenREVIEWS Award” for its online Italian language tuition service. TopTenREVIEWS evaluated language learning portals from around the internet and selected Verbalplanet.com once again as a premier service for anyone wanting to learn Italian online based on the site’s effectiveness, level of interaction, ease of use and value for money. "Learning a new language should be interactive.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'