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2014-09-19 23:01:19

Maria, referred to as Yasmin, is an inspirational 12-year-old who finally got to meet her biggest inspiration, Dog the Bounty Hunter, thanks to children's charity Kids Wish Network. Yasmin loved meeting with the Bounty Hunter and his family during a visit to his store in tropical Hawaii. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Even though her smile was hidden behind a necessary respiratory mask, you could still see the sparkle in Maria Canales’s eyes as she meet her idol, Duane...

2014-05-09 23:09:58

The Chapman Group to utilize Qualtrics to execute their Voice of the Customer surveys, offering their clients more in-depth and insightful customer feedback. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 In an effort to improve upon their Account Management and LoyaltyProfessional (Voice of the Customer) service offerings, The Chapman Group has contracted with Qualtrics, the worlds’ leading enterprise survey technology provider, to more effectively administer Voice of the Customer surveys for their...

2014-04-04 23:39:15

Theodor “Ted” Nelson, Ph.D., will have his life’s work honored at Chapman University on April 24, in honor of the 40th anniversary of the publication of his book Computer Lib. In a conference called “Intertwingled,” Nelson’s more than 50 years of influence in the world of personal and academic computing will be celebrated in talks by a dozen of today’s leaders in technology and creativity. Orange, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Internet computing iconoclast Theodor “Ted”...

2014-04-01 23:00:27

While baseball fans cheer as the bat cracks against the ball; that ball can clock over 100 miles per hour. Players must be informed as to how disability insurance can protect their earnings should an injury take them off the field. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Cincinnati Reds’ pitcher Aroldis Chapman was injured recently after taking a baseball to the face. The Reds’ were sparring against the Kansas City Royals during spring training when the game took a dramatic twist. This...

2014-03-17 23:00:19

His is a story of survival, hard work and success. And now, Wes Chapman is once again, looking to bring that story to young people all over the country and inspire them to persevere and achieve. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 His is a story of survival, hard work and success. And now, Wes Chapman is once again, looking to bring that story to young people all over the country and inspire them to persevere and achieve. Chapman is proud to announce that he has partnered with Natural High...

2014-01-30 23:02:15

Coming to Chapman from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Dr. Lyon begins his tenure as the third dean of the Schmid School on July 1, 2014. Orange, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Chapman University has appointed Dr. Andrew Lyon the new dean of the Schmid College of Science and Technology. Coming to Chapman from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Dr. Lyon begins his tenure as the third dean of the Schmid College on July 1, 2014. He replaces Dr. Janeen Hill, who served as dean for the...

2014-01-30 12:26:23

LONDON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BPCM announces the appointment of Catherine Chapman as London Director, effective immediately. Founded in 1999 by Vanessa Weiner von Bismarck and Carrie Ellen Phillips, BPCM (Bismarck Phillips Communications & Media) is a dynamic global player in PR & Marketing within fashion, luxury, beauty and lifestyle, specialising in brand building and communications with offices in New York, Los Angeles and London. Chapman will be responsible for...

Looking Back At 17th Century Scientist’s Idea Of Space Travel
2014-01-10 14:03:42

[ Watch the Video: 17th Century Space Travel Ideas From John Wilkins ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A lesser known pioneer of science who was one of the first in his field to look into space travel was born 400 years ago this month. John Wilkins, a graduate of Magdalen Hall, Oxford, was born in Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, on 1 January 1614. Wilkins was ordained as a priest in the Church of England before he traveled around the UK and Germany to meet up with...

2013-11-07 23:20:57

Chapman University’s Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship will host its fourth annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award Dinner honoring serial entrepreneur, Angel investor, and venture capitalist Jeff Kearl. The dinner will take place Feb. 27, 2014, in Chapman University’s Sandhu Conference Center. Orange, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Chapman University’s Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship will host its fourth annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award Dinner honoring serial...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'