Latest David Alexander Stories

2010-12-07 09:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the midst of a global amphibian extinction crisis, it is more important than ever for classroom teachers, home school educators, naturalists, and camp leaders to incorporate effective environmental education into their K-4 agenda. Hop Into Action was created to serve as an interdisciplinary curriculum guide for the classroom and field. Twenty standards-based, cross-curricular investigations introduce children to the joy of...

2010-11-17 06:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated one in seven children in California has a special health care need, yet the state ranked worst in the nation on a composite index that measures whether these children have adequate health insurance, receive basic preventive care, and receive medical care that is comprehensive, ongoing and family-centered, according to a study released today. Children with special health care needs are those who have a chronic...

2010-01-11 04:07:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- 2009 is over (a relief to most) and many are looking ahead to what they want 2010 to bring their business. Knowing that networking is essential to this year's business plans, Dr. Ivan Misner, www.IvanMisner.com, founder and chairman of Business Networking International (BNI), and co-author of Networking Like A Pro: Turning Contacts into Connections with David Alexander and Brian Hilliard, offers the following business networking forecasts/tips for...

2009-12-04 10:27:14

The cadavers of thousands of camels who have perished from lack of water in the Australia Outback are contaminating important waterholes and consecrated areas. The Central Land Council, which guards and upholds Aboriginal land, announced that the deceased camels were harming water supplies. "Some fall into waterholes and won't be able to get out so they'll rot within the water, others will chase the last remains of any water in these areas and start to compete with each other," the council's...

Word of the Day
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.