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2014-06-03 23:14:16

Clubbell Flow Evolution created by Shane Heins is a new personal development training program that helps people improve their health. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Clubbell Flow Evolution created by Shane Heins is a new personal development training program that covers everything people need to improve their health. In the program, people will discover secrets on how to overcome challenges of their life, and...

2014-06-03 08:27:43

73% of those surveyed globally consider themselves to be creative versus 85% of Jack Morton Worldwide employees NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Jack Morton Worldwide, one of the world's largest and most respected brand experience agencies, celebrates its 75(th) anniversary with the release of new global research about the state of creativity in the workplace worldwide. The research probes global employees about creativity, risk-taking and bravery-- qualities that have been...

2014-06-02 23:06:48

Author Dan Brand poses thought-provoking ideas about the reality of human existence in new book. Brisbane, Australia (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Have you ever wondered why you were put on Earth? Or if this physical, human life is real, or just a dream? Australian author Dan Brand’s new book, “Mind WorX: An Inside Story,” is a compilation of thoughts and philosophical ideas written as a result of a certain curiosity about the human life we tend to take for granted. For years, he has tried...

Knowing More Than One Language Helps Keep Aging Brain Healthy
2014-06-02 08:28:07

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Edinburgh Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology have found that people who speak two or more languages have long-lasting benefits to their brain health. As part of the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing Initiative, the study found that knowing more than one language helps brain health by slowing down cognitive decline from aging even if they acquired the second language in adulthood. It...

2014-05-31 23:08:23

New Online Course Highlights the Importance of Managing the Performance of Your Unionized Employees Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Vubiz is excited to release a new online course to meet today’s workplace issues called “Managing the Performance of Your Unionized Employees”. Vubiz President Jim Rapino says today’s corporate market needs a course to keep the workplace efficient and cohesive. “It is the responsibility of a manager or supervisor in a unionized workplace to...

2014-05-30 23:03:23

LTT Global, a global pioneer in mobile learning, celebrates its anniversary of its launch of global CSR initiative to create awareness, enhances accessibility to online education and strengthens collaborative partnerships. As a digital company, MMU has rapidly expanded its learning partners in providing access to thousands of digital resources, courses, videos, e-Books, and interactive programs in the education sector, thus empowering individuals and organizations alike. Washington, DC...

2014-05-29 23:10:31

WICHE project to continue as collaborative venture dedicated to student success. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Western Interstate Commission of Higher Education and the Predictive Analytics Reporting Framework, known as PAR, have announced plans for PAR to become an independent, 501.c.3 (not-profit) organization. The targeted launch date for PAR independence is December 9, 2014. Founded in 2011, the PAR Framework has grown from a “big idea” funded by foundation research...

2014-05-28 20:23:38

Interactive Webcasts to Feature Virtual Talent Development Best Practices SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ON24, the global leader in webinars and virtual communication solutions, today announced two new webcasts for training and leadership development professionals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91993 Hosted by Tom Masotto, Vice President of Product Management for ON24, "Virtual Learning Environments: Redefining the Training Experience" is scheduled for Thursday,...

Region Of The Brain Discovered That Enables Children To Overcome Emotional Self-centeredness As They Mature
2014-05-28 10:18:06

Max Planck Institute Children are more egocentric than adults. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig  have demonstrated for the first time that children are also worse at putting themselves in other people’s emotional shoes. According to the researchers, the supramarginal gyrus region of the brain must be sufficiently developed in children for them to be able to overcome their egocentric take on the world. When little Philip...

2014-05-20 23:17:47

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced that over 10,000 children ages 2 and 3 are taking amphetamine medications for ADD or ADHD. Should a rational parent, pediatrician, child psychiatrist or psychologist be alarmed by this statistic? Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 In his May 16, 2014 article from the New York Times Alan Schwarz cited a recent government announcement that over 10,000 children ages 2 and 3 are being prescribed amphetamines for attention deficit...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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