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2015-05-27 08:29:49

New agreement supports Follett's continuing effort to drive literacy; available titles to include Harper Lee's anticipated "Go Set a Watchman" MCHENRY, Ill., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-27 08:28:58

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration starts now for a shared summer reading program that will

2015-05-27 08:28:56

Partnership will provide content to supplement middle and high school curriculums WASHINGTON, DC and MINNEAPOLIS, MN, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Cricket Media, an education

2015-05-27 08:28:13

PHILADELPHIA, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Comprehensive training program helps nursing students transition from classroom to practice by giving access to 1,200

2015-05-27 00:22:40

BEIJING, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 22, the final round of the 2015 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC15), the largest supercomputer contest in the world, ended at Taiyuan University

2015-05-26 23:08:28

Puritan Medical Products, known worldwide as the expert in swab and single-use product manufacturing is thrilled to announce, they will be attending the 115th General Meeting of the American Society

2015-05-26 23:07:58

Already available in select Off-Campus Program sites and on the Charles River Campus, the Advanced Standing option will be offered online beginning September 2015. Boston,

2015-05-26 23:07:35

Pacifica Graduate Institute, an accredited and distinguished higher education graduate school, hosted the 2015 commencement ceremonies during the Memorial Day weekend. Santa

2015-05-26 23:06:46

The Mindfulness In Urban Education Summit will be held on May 27, 2015 at 3pm Claremont Academy, Worcester Public Schools 15 Claremont Street Worcester, MA.

2015-05-26 23:06:32

‘Histology Class Notes’ helps readers grasp big-picture concepts of Histology. BALTIMORE (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 To assist undergraduate and medical


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Wampus cat (cougar)
2014-01-28 15:10:48

The Wampus cat comes from American folklore as a variation of a fierce cougar. It also is compared to the Ewah of Cherokee mythology. In the myth a woman covers herself with the skin of a cougar and spies on the men of the tribe. While the men are telling sacred stories around a fire, she is caught and turned into a half-woman, half-cat by the tribe’s medicine man. The Wampus cat supposedly still haunts the forests of east Tennessee. Other legends state the Wampus cat is the spirit of...

Algebra
2014-01-02 11:06:39

Algebra, from the Arabic al-jebr, meaning “reunion of broken parts”, is one of the wide-ranging parts of mathematics, combined with number theory, geometry, and analysis. Algebra can basically be considered as doing computations much like that of arithmetic with non-numerical mathematical objects. Initially, these objects were variables that represented either numbers that weren’t yet known or unspecified numbers, permitting one to state and prove properties that are true no matter...

Geometry
2014-01-02 10:21:51

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the geometry field is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in numerous early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning areas, lengths, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales. By the 3rd century BC, geometry was put into an axiomatic form by...

Trigonometry
2014-01-02 10:09:07

Trigonometry, from the Greek trigonon, meaning triangle, and metron, meaning measure, is a branch of mathematics that studies the relationships involving lengths and angles of triangles. The field came about during the 3rd century BC from applications of geometry to astronomical studies. The 3rd century astronomers first noted that the lengths of the sides of a right triangle and the angles between those sides have fixed relationships: that is, if at least the length of one of those sides...

Applied Mathematics
2014-01-02 10:00:11

Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that focuses on mathematical methods that are usually used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Therefore, “applied mathematics” is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term “applied mathematics” also explains the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the formulation and study of mathematical...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.