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2011-02-28 23:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Frequent Flyer Services, Inc. announced today the official launch of MilePoint.com, an innovative new community led by frequent flyer guru Randy Petersen, who also founded FlyerTalk.com. Dubbed "the friendliest place on the Web for frequent flyers," MilePoint.com already boasts more than 4,000 members who joined during the site's limited three-week beta period. With more than 150,000 posts having been contributed to the community, the...

2011-02-28 09:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To the distress of parents and teachers, many bright students don't perform their best within an academic setting. Many adolescents have the potential, yet still fail to achieve. Dr. Steven Gray, core faculty member at University of the Rockies, offers these tips to help parents motivate underachievers to do their best in school: Provide a new workstation: Prepare a new area for homework and study that is away from family traffic and...

2011-02-16 12:33:00

DETROIT, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AWD models account for almost half of CTS retail sales SRX AWD system also improves passing acceleration in normal conditions CTS AWD system helps correct over-steer during aggressive cornering Kenneth Carter, owner of Carter and Carter Realty Inc., lives on the north side of Colorado Springs, Colo., near Monument Hill, where the snow is frequent and terrain is steep. An all-wheel-drive automobile is a necessity, said Carter, who often has to...

2011-01-31 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies, a graduate school owned by Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, has introduced a new Master's degree in Human Services and is now accepting applications. Many different types of human services are delivered by local, regional and national agencies, as well as by non-profits and non-governmental organizations. While care...

2011-01-29 00:02:17

Only university competition awarding scholarships for innovation serving national security needs is achieving great participation from universities, judges and sponsors for April 2011 event "“ but there's still time to enter and support the competition. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) January 27, 2011 The fifth annual National Security Innovation Competition (NSIC) is attracting universities, a distinguished slate of judges and numerous private sector sponsors, according to organizers...

2010-12-31 00:01:01

Only university competition awarding scholarships for innovation serving national security needs Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) December 29, 2010 The fifth annual National Security Innovation Competition (NSIC) is making a call for academic research papers and interested sponsors, according to organizers for the 2011 event. The Colorado Homeland Defense Alliance (CHDA) and the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator will host the competition on April 29, 2011 at the United States Air Force...

2010-12-17 06:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a University of the Rockies research study, it's commonplace for college students to lose sleep, miss meals, fail to attend classes, and experience social withdrawal due to excess online game playing. While males are more prone to excessive playing, there is no difference between the effects on males or females. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101217/LA19180) For her doctoral dissertation at the graduate...

2010-12-15 09:08:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the U.S. unemployment rate expected to exceed 9 percent through next year, twice as many people are starting their own businesses. The Business Start-Up Institute based in Colorado Springs, CO, is helping create jobs by teaching entrepreneurs how to successfully build their first business via affordable online courses. The Institute's new Entrepreneurship Program is a 21 course program that takes aspiring entrepreneurs through...

2010-12-15 00:00:38

The fashion importer and distributor achieves fast receiving and putaway, directed picking, no lost stock, higher productivity, and a virtually error-free operation using Accellos' WMS and business intelligence tools in its Navision ERP environment. Colorado Springs, CO (Vocus) December 14, 2010 Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, has released a case study of its customer Saint-Hilaire. The case study discusses how the Montreal-based fashion importer...

2010-11-24 07:10:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Benjamin Langley, author of the new book, Master Meditation Master Your Life, is offering over $100.00 in free downloadable bonuses for anyone who purchases this book from Amazon.com. These audio bonuses include responses to some common questions and requests received from current practitioners and new students of meditation. Complete details can be found at MMMYL.com. Powerful Audio Recordings: Some of the free bonuses are an...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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