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2013-10-16 23:21:41

TickleMeThink™ is an app designed to help professionals think creatively about their most challenging problems and arrive at breakthrough solutions. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 TickleMeThink™ is an app designed to help professionals think creatively about their most challenging problems and arrive at breakthrough solutions. TickleMeThink™ is based on a proven problem solving process. It provides a structured approach to generate a variety of solutions to the...

2012-08-07 23:37:41

Anyone who has tried to remember a ten-digit phone number or a nine-item grocery list knows that we can only hold so much information in mind at a given time. Our working memory capacity is decidedly finite — it reflects our ability to focus and control attention and strongly influences our ability to solve problems. In a new article in the August issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, Jennifer Wiley and Andrew...

Drinking Alcohol Increases Problem Solving Ability
2012-04-13 04:36:28

According to a new study, drinking alcohol may significantly increase someone's chances at winning a game of trivia, according to a Medical Daily report. Professor Jennifer Wiley of the University of Illinois at Chicago and colleagues found that men who drank two pints of beer or two glasses of wine before solving brain teasers not only got more questions right, but also were quicker in delivering correct answers. The team discovered that alcohol may enhance creativity problem solving...

2012-03-23 23:01:08

Competition aims to foster freedom of expression and innovative problem solving Columbia, MD (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. is excited to announce the start of the Creative Minds Monthly Design Competition in the U.S. This “charette style” competition introduces a new concept every month to be answered with any kind of design response–architectural design, product design, landscape design, entertainment design and others. It challenges designers to...

2011-05-21 00:01:23

Need to get new business improvement ideas but don't have time to leave the office? SAI Global has the solution "“ presenting a new webinar series that's focused on continual improvement. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 SAI Global announces the release of the new webinar series that's focused on continual improvement. It's the challenge that every organization faces: how to ensure continual improvement when budgets are tight and it's difficult to find time to leave the operations...

2011-05-04 00:00:29

Each year more than 100,000 youth worldwide take part in team-based creative problem solving and critical thinking competition with Destination ImagiNation. Now, a major study by the University of Virginia provides evidence that DI kids are better than others when it comes to finding innovative ways to develop solutions to complicated challenges. Cherry Hill, NJ (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 A comprehensive evaluation by researchers at the University of Virginia provides evidence that students...

2010-05-25 14:37:00

EAST LANSING Mich., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 20,000 students and supporters from around the world will travel to Michigan for the 31st annual Odyssey of the Mind World Finals from May 26 - 29 at Michigan State University. Students from different cultures and widely varying economic backgrounds will prove that creativity is universal. They will all demonstrate their unique creative solution to an Odyssey of the Mind problem. The teams have worked throughout the school year solving an...

2009-08-21 15:28:00

CLEVELAND, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- IABC Cleveland kicks off its 2009-2010 programming year on Sept. 17, 2009, with "Fresh-Squeezed Ideas: Creative Thinking for Communications Pros," featuring Dan Coleman, founder and president of Excelsior Learning and author of Bursts of Fresh-Squeezed Ideas. Coleman will provide tips to enhance creative thinking skills on the job. The event takes place at the Forum Conference Center, One Cleveland Center, 1375 E. 9th St., Cleveland, with networking and...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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