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2014-02-27 04:21:45

EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era when reports of cyberbullying among children are prevalent, a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website, says nearly one out of twelve parents report their child has been a victim of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying involves threatening, harassing, hateful, hostile or reputation-damaging messages or photos that are sent though text messages, social networks and emails. According to FindLaw.com, seven...

2014-02-25 12:27:44

Results of scientific 2014 WBI U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey shows epidemic prevalence, women bearing the brunt of the bullying, employers failing to protect the bullied, and nearly unanimous support for creating a new law. BELLINGHAM, Wash., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) defined workplace bullying as "abusive conduct that is threatening, intimidating, humiliating, work sabotage or verbal abuse" in its 2014 national survey. Key results: 27% of...

2014-02-25 12:25:21

DETROIT, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullying and Beyond is an inspirational book with a fresh take on bullying. This wild roller coaster ride chronicles the shocking true-life story of a child that grows up in a society and family culture that supports being bullied. The 103-page work is available in Kindle format at Amazon.com and can be read on any device with the Kindle app....

2014-02-25 08:27:36

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrison & Foerster's Advance@Work program has released the results of its Advance@Work Workplace Bullying 2013-2014 Study. The workplace bullying survey was conducted online and accessible to survey participants through the Internet, the Advance@Work iOS app, the Advance@Work blog, and the Advance@Work Twitter feed. From December 2013 through February 2014, 101 individuals participated in the survey, and the significant results were as follows:...

2014-02-24 23:28:31

In response to an article published by Medical News Today, Dr. Michael Gabriel discusses the long-term health issues that could affect those who were bullied as children. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatric care center, responds to an article published on February 17 by Medical News Today, which discusses the harmful health effects that can stem from childhood bullying. According to the February 17 article published...

2014-02-24 12:23:47

eAgency Mobile Security Partners with Law Enforcement and Businesses to Educate Parents and Provide Free Use of My Mobile Watchdog ® Monitoring App NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eAgency Mobile Security, developer of the My Mobile Watchdog® service, today announced the launch of "Kid Safe," a national campaign to address the proliferation of cyber bullying, sexting and sextortion in K-12 public schools using technology. In partnership with law enforcement...

2014-02-19 04:22:08

Vast majority of Americans believe that technology has made it easier to bully someone NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School bullying, unfortunately, continues to make regular appearances in both local and national headlines. While several prominent bullying incidents in recent years have led to an increase in efforts to combat the issue, it seems to persevere; use of social media and texting to bully peers adds to the complexity which communities face when trying to address the...

2014-02-18 23:22:34

The New Weapon is a short film that is not short on talent. A Scorzelli/Faiola Production. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The New Weapon is a short film that is not short on talent. Taking the role of Brian will be Jamie Harrold known from his work in the Academy Award winning short The New Tenants, Kingdom Hospital, The Score and Erin Brokevich. The cast also includes Kaili Vernoff from Woody Allen’s The Curse of the Jade Scorpion and Sweet and Lowdown. Their Daughter...

2014-02-17 23:01:23

Aire Serv has five tips to boost self-esteem for Boost Self Esteem Month. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Need a little boost in self-esteem. There are little things everyone can do to help regain confidence and boost self-esteem. Aire Serv has five tips to boost self-esteem for Boost Self Esteem Month. List positive qualities. If you feel you have a lot of negatives, make a list of everything positive about you. This will allow you to see what others see. Don’t worry about...

2014-02-17 00:21:28

Longitudinal study shows negative, compounding effects of bullying BOSTON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The longer the period of time a child is bullied, the more severe and lasting the impact has on a child's health, according to a new study from Boston Children's Hospital published online Feb. 17 in Pediatrics. The study is the first to examine the compounding effects of bullying from elementary school to high school. "Our research shows that long-term bullying has a...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.