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2014-03-03 12:24:12

DUBAI, UAE, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Return after 25-year protest of art refusal After 25 years of consistent refusal, an artist has returned, under the pseudonym "AN IDIOT", as a "painter from nothing" - and has since continued to develop new artistic styles and methods. During the 80s he destroyed his entire previous work, chopped into pieces and burned up in his factory-building workshop - all as a protest against the recognition value encouraged by the art...

2014-02-26 23:03:09

Physical exercise proves essential for better cognitive function in children. eReflect urges teachers and parents to pay heed to this new finding that reveals exercise directly affects cognitive function and learning. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 eReflect urges parents and teachers to seriously consider increasing physical exercise for young students to improve their acquisition of new knowledge. According to a recent scientific study by University of Dundee researchers,...

2014-02-24 08:37:06

Ideapod introduces a platform for people to share groundbreaking ideas and spark real change on an international level NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideapod (www.ideapod.com), a new platform for sharing and discovering ideas, launches in invite-only beta today. As a company with the fundamental belief that the future is ours to create, Ideapod amplifies the thoughts that rule our world. The company helps connect important ideas and thinkers around shared passions - tackling global...

2014-02-24 08:29:59

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Adam Levine is recognized as the lead singer of Maroon 5 and one of four coaches on NBC's The Voice, he is also known for encouraging adults to own their Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Today, Adam helped kick off the latest installment of the "Own It" campaign, an initiative to help motivate other adults with ADHD, by sharing his own personal story. The "Own It" initiative aims to motivate adults who were previously...

2014-02-20 23:21:35

Innovative online course connects participants around the world to build creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music. Stanford, California (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Stanford University announced today the launch of ‘Creativity: Music to My Ears,’ a free, massive open online course (MOOC) teaching creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music. Taught by Stanford Engineering Professor Tina Seelig, the course features contributions of Warner Music Group artists,...

2014-02-19 23:29:31

A highly qualified math tutor, trained as an electrical engineer, has opened a small business as a private math tutor in Scarsdale, New York. He offers face-to-face tutoring in Scarsdale and through Skype with students at any US location. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 "Math is my life," said the owner of Scarsdale Math Tutor. "I have always loved it. I have graduate degrees in math-related fields. Teaching math to others is a joy to me. It allows me to share what I have...

2014-02-19 23:24:35

The Conversation People announce there is limited space available in the upcoming Conversational IQ – A Quiet Shift to Excellence training session that’s on February 28 and March 1 at the Conversation People’s home office in Highland Village, Texas. HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TEXAS (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The Conversation People announce there is limited space available in the upcoming Conversational IQ – A Quiet Shift to Excellence training session that’s on February 28 and March 1 at...

2014-02-17 23:24:16

Through an exploration of neuroscience and art, a Philadelphia based artist discovers the connection between memory and creativity and how everyone can benefit from tapping into this little-known resource of personal transformation. Contact: PMV Productions. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 When it comes to creativity many believe that they either have it or they don’t. Some people—artists, designers, poets, writers, singers, techno geniuses—are born with great creative...

ronan sea lion
2014-02-16 05:10:18

[ Watch the Video: Beat Keeping in a California Sea Lion ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The California sea lion that originally became an Internet sensation last year because of the way she bobbed her head in time with music was the focus of research presented by scientists Saturday at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago. Ronan, who lives at Long Marine Laboratory at the University of...

2014-02-14 23:24:12

Meeting management is tough enough without having speakers show up needing last minute edits to their slides. Laser Pointer, a presentation design firm specializing in the medical and dental field, is ready and able to help. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Laser Pointer, a presentation design firm dedicated to supporting medical and dental speakers, announced today that they are now offering Onsite Presentation Design Services. Meeting planners and associations can hire Laser...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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