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2014-10-15 23:05:17

OpenAIR competition in its 17th year. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Knowbility has opened registration for its signature program: OpenAIR.

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2014-10-09 07:37:25

Science fiction has predicted that someday we would have prosthetic limbs and appliances that would be controllable by the mind, but until now, that hasn’t become a reality.

2014-10-08 23:12:55

On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, in a case of first impression in California and possibly nationwide, the California Court of Appeals ruled that the California Department of Insurance, the state

2014-10-08 23:06:33

GettingHired offered a strongly attended virtual career fair on October 1st for individuals and Veterans with

2014-10-08 08:24:15

NOTE TO EDITORS: High Definition video available for download at www.sendtonews.com Free resource for

2014-10-07 23:13:13

David Klein and Susan Klein of The Klein Law Group report a big victory for the mother of a disabled Ground Zero worker who tragically

2014-10-07 23:06:36

Stratus Video Interpreting announces its standing as a vendor partner with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in its upcoming marathon and Abbott Health and Fitness Expo.

2014-10-02 23:04:05

On November 20-21, Springbrook will be hosting The Center for AAC & Autism's Language Acquisition Through Motor Planning training session, which is open to the community.


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2010-09-23 19:56:17

The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. It was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. The Braille characters are made up of six dot positions arranged in a rectangle containing two columns of three dots each. Including a subset when dots are not raised, there are sixty-four possible subsets. The positions on the grid are number 1-3 from top to bottom, on the left, and 4-6 from top to bottom on the right. Horizontal Braille text is...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.