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2014-04-22 23:06:41

Event to Encourage STEM Education in 4th Through 8th Grade Classrooms Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 K’NEX Education®, America’s STEM Building Solution, is pleased to announce a new competition for Pennsylvania students in grades 4-8. The 2014 STEM Design Challenge will be hosted by Harrisburg University on May 2nd and is sponsored by three outstanding Pennsylvania organizations: K’NEX, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Allegheny Intermediate Unit (IU3). The STEM Design...

2014-04-21 08:22:14

High-performance, industry-lauded transformers, AC reactors and DC inductors are suited for the world's most extreme conditions for global energy and mining companies TRENTON, N.J., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Magnetics, Inc. (PMI) recently celebrated its 45th anniversary as the recognized leader in design and manufacturing of the industry's highest-performance and most reliable custom transformers, AC reactors and DC inductors. "Power Magnetics has just completed its latest...

2014-04-17 23:01:47

Research conducted at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. And, the link between sleep duration and children’s weight status can be traced back to aspects of the home environment....

2014-04-16 04:21:54

This killer infographic indicates divorce rates reach their all time high during 1 month in particular. We've discovered the facts & the results may surprise you. ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After careful examination of data from Atlanta Divorce Lawyers, Kitchens New Cleghorn LLC - It was clear that a correlation between the month of January and a staggering rise in divorce filings was right on the money. This infographic on the most deadly month for divorce also...

2014-04-15 23:13:36

Dr. John Duffy, author of the upcoming second edition of The Available Parent, gives his expert advice on being text-savvy with children. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. John Duffy, clinical psychologist, and author of the bestselling The Available Parent, proposes a counter-intuitive strategy to texting and parenting. Hear more of his parenting advice on Steve Harvey, where he appears as his national parenting expert. In a recent article on the Huffington Post, Dr. Duffy shares a daily...

2014-04-15 23:13:07

Too Small to Fail is an initiative to promote continual verbal interaction between parents and children from birth on. The national emphasis on pre-school for 4-year-olds starts too late for children at risk. Dr. Jack Westman demonstrates the importance of parents to the prosperity of America in his book "Parent Power". Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Too Small to Fail is a joint effort of the nonprofit Next Generation and the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton...

2014-04-14 12:37:46

Eliminating sleep disorder is the hidden key to cure FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Kidney Foundation, approximately one out of every 50 young adults has a problem with bedwetting. It is a condition filled with myth, misunderstanding, ineffective treatments, and often hidden shame for the child, teen or adult bedwetter. The underlying cause of bedwetting is actually related to a sleep disorder. The Center for Bedwetting Treatment...

2014-04-11 12:24:50

But the real innovation could be coming from the builders of tomorrow - 64% of parents who ask their children for advice are turning to them for tech-related support - according to a national survey SEATTLE, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LEGO Systems, Inc. hosted the 'Build for Good' competition where Seattle's most innovative companies, including Amazon, Egencia, Expedia, HTC, Nordstrom, Xbox and zulily, were invited to compete by building a LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robot designed to...

2014-04-07 23:29:10

"Health Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby and Mom,” a new report on the website Vinamy.com uncovers health and nutrition benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mother. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 “Health Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Baby And Mom,” a new report created by Diane Rawson on the site Vinamy.com shows health and nutrition benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mother. In the first part of this report, people will discover some reasons why breastfeeding is...

2014-04-07 12:27:14

Concert to Recognize U.S. Aid to Global Child Survival Efforts and Call for Additional Commitments to Child Protection WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Citizen movement continues its efforts to motivate and educate socially-active youth about the causes and consequences of extreme poverty with a newly announced DC-area concert featuring Tiesto, Above & Beyond, Krewella, Alvin Risk, and more. Presented in partnership with World Childhood Foundation, the...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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