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2014-06-12 04:23:19

PORTLAND. Ore., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighteen student teams from around the nation will convene in Portland, Oregon June 20-22(nd) for the 16(th) Annual MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition. Approximately 72 students, finalists from a national field of 39,000 participants, will compete to invent a prosthetic arm aimed at helping low-income children from developing countries. This competition is part of MESA's (Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement)...

2014-06-11 12:25:42

Thousands of students from 37 Detroit middle and high schools competed in the challenge, a partnership of Viacom, Get Schooled and Detroit Public Schools DETROIT, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, June 12 from 9 until 11 a.m., recording artist and Detroit native, Big Sean will return to his hometown to act as "Principal for the Day" at Bates Academy (Bates), an Excellent Schools Detroit "Top K-8 Recommended School." Competing against thousands of students from 37 Detroit...

2014-06-10 23:06:43

PSM programs enable students to be highly competitive in science, math and technology workforce. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Southern New Hampshire University’s Master of Science in Data Analytics has been recognized by the National Professional Science Master's Association (NPSMA) for affiliation with the Professional Science Master's (PSM) program. The PSM is an innovative graduate degree designed to allow students to pursue advanced training in science or mathematics...

2014-06-09 23:07:05

Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, which administers part-time graduate studies for the university’s Whiting School of Engineering, has launched a new master’s degree program in space systems engineering. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, which administers part-time graduate studies for the university’s Whiting School of Engineering, has launched a new master’s degree program in space systems engineering. "We know firsthand what...

2014-06-06 23:03:24

Teams at the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) and OMNOVA Solutions today began working on a pioneering project to explore the interactions between disinfectants and common health facility surfaces, with the goal of developing solutions that effectively minimize the risk of infection while preserving physical assets. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 •Reducing infections contracted during care a major challenge •Project will focus on health facility surfaces and methods...

2014-06-06 16:22:14

LAS VEGAS, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (CEOC or the Company) today announced its objection to a notice of default sent by a minority group of holders of one tranche of second lien notes issued by the Company. The Company believes that the claims in the notice are baseless and will defend itself vigorously against any action taken by these creditors. "We will not allow our company, our employees and the communities in which we operate to be held...

2014-06-06 12:21:50

Reducing infections contracted during care a major challenge AKRON, Ohio, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teams at the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) and OMNOVA Solutions today began working on a pioneering project to explore the interactions between disinfectants and common health facility surfaces, with the goal of developing solutions that effectively minimize the risk of infection while preserving physical assets. The partnership, which is being funded...

2014-06-05 23:02:06

High school seniors from statewide virtual school make history, celebrate accomplishments with friends, family, teachers and administrators at in-person graduation ceremony. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Earning their high school diplomas as part of the first ever graduating class of Texas Connections Academy, 144 students were recognized during the school’s 2014 commencement ceremony at the Joe K. Butler Stadium on Sunday. Texas Connections Academy, a tuition-free online public...

2014-06-05 12:27:51

Maria Jaramillo from Houston Selected as Overall Champion of Care NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson, the Official Healthcare Sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil(TM), announced today the winner of the U.S. Champions of Care program - Maria Jaramillo, from Houston, Texas. Maria's unwavering dedication to both her students and local community has made her a nationally recognized Champion of Care. She will be honored by Johnson & Johnson...

2014-06-04 23:16:07

Local consulting firm focuses on small-to-medium medtech companies, and startups. WArwick, RI (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Vital Now!, http://www.vitalnow.net, founded by Judy Isaacson in 2002 in Cambridge, MA, has relocated to 77 Missouri Drive, Warwick, RI 02886. Vital Now! is a full-service boutique medical marketing consulting firm. Prior to founding Vital Now!, Ms. Isaacson was Vice President of Marketing at Medical Support Systems, a Database Publishing Group Co. in Cambridge, MA. Here she...


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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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