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2014-08-24 23:02:56

Cambrie Schroder will complete business classes in Spain and England while balancing her senior year between Oaks Christian School’s main campus and their online high school courses. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 Student actress Cambrie Schroder, daughter of actor Richard (Ricky) Schroder, attends Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village, CA, but wants to complete the last half of her senior year by travelling through Spain and England pursuing her love of business....

2014-08-24 23:00:32

DIY boats and fun science experiments for kids have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Have fun building boats with items found around the house. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 Kids love to play with boats and water. DIY boats and fun science experiments for kids have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids have fun building boats with items found around the house. Water and boats make the perfect playtime combination during the hot summer months for kids. Building...

2014-08-23 23:02:37

Batzner Bed Bug Services shares back-to-school tips to prevent a bed bug infestation. (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Summer vacation is almost over and before we know it schools and universities will be back in session. While shopping for school supplies and a new wardrobe might take precedence over the next few weeks, Batzner encourages parents and students to also spend some time brushing up on bed bug prevention tips. “Bed bugs are excellent hitchhikers and thrive in heavily populated...

2014-08-23 23:02:33

Culinary professionals, aspiring chefs and first-time kitchen workers can prep for food safety certification exams with free practice tests provided by Dynamic Path. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Professional kitchen employees, prospective chefs and food industry works now have a study aid in preparing for Food Safety Certification exams thanks to the free food safety practice test by Dynamic Path. Dynamic Path announced the release of its Food Safety Certification study module,...

2014-08-23 23:00:38

Ultimate Vocabulary™ announces its partnership with Learnteria.com, a review site specializing in providing the educational community with valuable and up to date information on the latest developments and ed tech tools in the field of education. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 eReflect, developer of the Ultimate Vocabulary™ program, is proud to announce the new partnership it has entered into with Learnteria.com, an educators’ website that offers reviews, listings, and...

2014-08-23 23:00:31

Fun handwriting worksheets and cute lunchbox notes have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Teach writing the fun way with adorable worksheets and activity sheets. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Teach writing the fun way. Fun handwriting worksheets and cute lunchbox notes have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Adorable worksheets can make the next handwriting session a bit more exciting. Kids Activities Blog is featuring a fun set of worksheets and activity sheets each...

Artist's impression of eclipsing binary
2014-08-23 03:00:07

Southern Methodist University Treasures of the night sky: Pairs of stars orbit around each other so closely their outer atmospheres touch, so they dim and brighten. Two Dallas high school students discovered five stars as members of an SMU summer physics research program that enabled them to analyze data gleaned from a high-powered telescope in the New Mexico desert. All five stars are eclipsing contact binary stars, pairs of stars that orbit around each other so closely that their...

2014-08-23 00:20:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO BACK TO SCHOOL Profile America -- Saturday, August 23rd. It's still summer break for many kids, but already in progress is one of the nation's largest seasonal events; one that exchanges leisure for classroom study. It's back to school time. From nursery school to college, over 78 million students...

2014-08-22 23:09:42

Houston-based Rita Roberts appointed to role within top governing body of SG Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Schumacher Group (SG) announces a new edition to its Executive Leadership Team (ELT), the highest-ranking leadership governance body for the company, with Rita Roberts, Chief Operations Officer of Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine. Roberts brings 30 years of clinical nursing and business management experience to this focused role, dedicated solely to ensuring SG’s...

2014-08-22 23:09:39

BridgeFront now offers a complete education program for your staff to boost revenue, by improving staff skills in patient intake and claims billing. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 To improve revenue collection and patient intake at practitioner offices, physician practices and clinics, BridgeFront now offers a complete staff education program titled, Optimizing Revenue in Practitioner Offices and ACOs. “I am thrilled with the courses. They are perfect for employees with no...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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