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2013-10-22 23:29:38

Through charity spotlight campaigns, we will work with charities to raise awareness of their cause, spark a passion in you to become a follower, and provide funding by selling unique limited edition T-shirts. For each T-shirt sold, we will donate $5 to the spotlight charity. Tijeras, New Mexico (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 With over 1.2 million charities in the United States, Nerds For a Cause is working to connect nerd and geek communities with charities to make a positive difference in the...

2013-07-23 23:03:21

Assessing for quality, reliability and efficiency, the Boffin reviewers published what it considers are the most worthy free memory software in the market today. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Trusted and long-established software review site, Boffin, revealed today its top choices of free memory improvement software. The Boffin team examined a wide range of memory enhancing software to conclude on the most effective and reliable. The overload of information and knowledge created...

2013-07-17 23:02:13

Software Review Boffin is pleased to announce the top speed reading software namely 7 Speed Reading Software. The review elaborated that its unparalleled features make it worthy of the first position. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 The world speed reading champion can read an average 4700 words per minute, highlighted a recent speed reading test. But an average adult is able to read at a speed of 300 wpm only. Software Review Boffin team announced these statistics in their...

2013-05-07 23:02:57

Software review website Boffin revealed today that the speed reading improvement software by eReflect company, 7 Speed Reading, fully deserves to be on the top of the 2013 Boffin top software list. New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 7 Speed Reading has been awarded the first-place ranking in a recent evaluation of speed reading programs by software reviewing website, Boffin. The SoftwareReviewBoffin.com website revealed today that the software deserves to be the top speed reading...

2011-08-01 06:55:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FDR's dream of the benefits of post-WWII government-supported civilian science over time has become a nightmare, according to scientist J. Marvin Herndon, in an article published in The Dot Connector magazine which exposes the widespread, institutional corruption of American science and traces its origin to the flawed methodologies invented in the 1950s by the National Science Foundation and in use at virtually all U.S. government science-funding...

2011-07-22 13:10:00

ST. LOUIS, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual Nerd(TM) (www.virtualnerd.com), the interactive math and science tutoring website, today announced its launch of Math Boot Camps to help students avoid the annual erosion, or "slide", of their math skills over the summer months. Virtual Nerd's new five-week boot camps will address the summer slide by assessing a student's baseline knowledge and providing weekly study guides in the form of playlists of interactive tutorials and practice...

2011-05-04 04:30:00

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All kids want to be loved, especially when parents are divorced and one of them is about to remarry. But what if your new stepbrother is impossibly cool and you are--just maybe--nothing but a nerd? Elissa Brent Weissman's ridiculously geeky new middle-grade novel, Nerd Camp (Atheneum), turns a stressful premise into a fun romp that will leave kids laughing all the way to Labor Day. Ten-year-old Gabe is looking forward to the Summer Center for...

2010-06-01 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- MPH Entertainment, producers of the Emmy-nominated hit TV show "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan," is now casting its new reality pilot "Nerd Girls." Developed from a professor's curriculum and the web site Nerdgirls.com -- both created by Dr. Karen Panetta, a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts University -- the "Nerd Girls" brand concept builds on Panetta's original initiative, encouraging women to change their world through...

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2009-03-04 09:15:25

Despite the increased popularity of geek culture "“ movies based on comic books, video games, virtual worlds "“ and the ubiquity of computers, the geek's close cousin, the nerd, still suffers from a negative stereotype in popular culture. This may help explain why women and minorities are increasingly shying away from careers in information technology, says Lori Kendall, a professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.