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2014-10-01 08:39:35

AMSTERDAM, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global NGO Advisory Board meets and plans for the future INHOPE's Advisory Board held its inaugural meeting on the 17th September 2014 at EUROPOL's headquarters in The Hague, in The Netherlands. Discussions focused on strategy, technology, performance, emerging trends and special issues. INHOPE's Executive Director Russell Chadwick said: "I am delighted we have established an Advisory Board. This is the single most...

2014-09-25 08:33:30

Assortment of Friendly Figures and Playsets that Come to Life with Lights, Sounds and Motion, Includes Busy Sounds Discovery Home Named to 2014 Toys"R"Us Holiday Hot Toy List CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the launch of Go! Go! Smart Friends((TM)), available exclusively at Toys"R"Us® stores nationwide and online at...

2014-09-24 23:09:42

KidsHealth.org Offers Healthy Tips on How to Properly Discipline Kids Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 “Disciplining” children is in the news a lot lately. It’s an important issue for those who care about children and parents. Many parents think the word discipline is all about punishment ― and especially about physical punishment. But discipline really is about helping a child understand what to do ― and learn how to self-regulate. “The word discipline actually means...

2014-09-24 08:25:25

Toys"R"Us selects LeapTV(TM), LeapFrog's first educational, active video game system designed specifically for young children, among the most sought-after toys this year EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that LeapTV(TM), its brand new educational, active video game system, was identified as one of the most sought-after holiday toys this year on the prestigious Toys"R"Us'(®)...

2014-09-23 08:30:31

- Medela collaborates to support nutrition of at-risk infants - MCHENRY, Ill., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela announced today that it has reached a five-year agreement with Atlanta Biomedical Company (ABC), assigning Medela as the exclusive distributor of the ABC Enteral Feeding Pump (Model 4100), now known as the Medela Enteral Feeding Pump. Through this agreement, Medela will be in a better position to help NICU parents and healthcare professionals by offering a...

2014-09-16 20:24:53

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is spanking ever a justified form of discipline? Amid the controversies surrounding NFL running back Adrian Peterson, it's important to take a step back and see how physical discipline is shaping the lives of our children. The research is conclusive that spanking is not an appropriate form of discipline and contributes to more negative behaviors in kids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnVar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Kids In The House...

2014-09-16 16:25:07

The Chew Co-host Donates $128,500 of Bravado Nursing Bras and Medela Breastpumps WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daphne Oz, co-host of ABC's The Chew, and mother of six-month old daughter Philomena has teamed up with nursing apparel leader Bravado Designs and best-selling breastpump manufacturer Medela to donate $128,500 worth of Bravado nursing bras and Medela breastpumps to benefit mothers in need. Oz's philanthropic donation supports the critical work of Baby Buggy, a...

2014-09-09 23:01:10

Boys Town releases advice for parents on how to decide the right time for a child to have a cell phone and how to manage the technology. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Boys Town Tips to Help Parents Manage Children and Cell Phones Boys Town releases advice for parents on how to decide the right time for a child to have a cell phone and how to manage the technology. The national child care organization, started over 90 years ago, offers these tips to help parents make the right...

2014-09-04 08:37:27

CARLSTADT, N.J., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jinpan International Limited (Nasdaq: JST), a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cast resin transformers, today announced that the Company will participate at the Euro Pacific Capital Global Investment Conference, to be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the Sofitel New York. Jinpan's presentation is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. ET to 12:30 p.m. ET. Management is also available to meet with investors during the...

2014-08-31 23:03:29

Fort Worth's neonatal professionals, friends of the Milk Bank host annual fundraiser to ensure donor human milk is available for every baby with a medical need for breastmilk. Fort Worth (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas will hold its 10 Year Anniversary Luncheon on September 18, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at the Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76116. Executive Director Amy Vickers, Milk Bank Founder Susan Sward-Comunelli, MD and...


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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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