Education News Archive - March 09, 2011

Lone Wolfe Mobile today announced the release of DUI kNOw!, an Android smart phone app that encourages potentially impaired drivers not to operate vehicles after drinking alcohol.

When Christina Green, the youngest casualty of the Tucson shootings, was buried in January, her body was laid to rest in a casket donated by Trappist monks of the New Melleray Abbey.

1 in 2 Americans suffer from a chronic illness and over sixty-five million caregivers are touched by this harsh reality - TreatmentDiaries.com is a unique online community connecting these individuals around the globe and making a difference. Berryville, VA (PRWEB) March 8, 2011 TreatmentDiaries (http://www.treatmentdiaries.com) announces media coverage by two major networks for the significant impact being made for their support of the chronically ill.

The economical CountryLoftâ„¢ will synthesize green living and SoHo aesthetic. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 8, 2011 Petrides Homes, a New York residential development firm, is introducing a new environmentally-friendly and affordable line of homes, CountryLoftâ„¢.

Intuit QuickBooks Certified User certification program to validate secondary and post-secondary students’ skills of leading business accounting software Salt Lake City, UT (Vocus/PRWEB) March 08, 2011 Certiport (http://www.certiport.com), the world leader in performance-based certification exams and practice test solutions, today announced the availability of a new Intuit QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU) certification program, designed by Real World Training, which is endorsed by Intuit®.

It’s on. Everyone says they’re the best. Everyone thinks they’re the best. The opportunity is here for any manufacturer to prove to all onlookers that they’ve got the best suspended “Bodyweight Trainer” on the market.

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are now learning, that the maker of the recalled ASR DePuy hip implant has sent out letters to recipients of this possibly defective artificial hip, and they are offering to pay the insurance co-pay to have it replaced? What an amazing slap in the face to anyone now crippled, or living in constant pain with a recalled ASR DePuy hip implant." Recalled ASR DePuy implants were widely used throughout the United States from 2005, until 2010." In the strongest terms possible, the group is encouraging every recipient, or family member of a recalled ASR DePuy hip implant to call them immediately, if the recipient is suffering pain, problems walking, swelling of the hip, or lack of flexibility.

New assistive technology application dramatically widens accessibility of educational content for people with learning differences. Princeton, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) March 08, 2011 Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic® (RFB&D®) has released a new application enabling its entire library of downloadable DAISY-formatted audiobooks to be played on Apple iOS devices including the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The new application, known as RFB&D Audio, is available to individuals for $19.99 via the Apple iTunes store.

PetsWar, an addictive tower defense iPhone game is set to be released soon by Digiarty, available for iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad users. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 08, 2011 Digiarty, a professional developer and publisher of iPhone games, is expected to release its flagship tower defense game PetsWar in the middle of March, available for the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad.

The Scientology religion has opened its first major Church in the Russian Federation—the new Church of Scientology of Moscow.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.