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2014-04-10 23:29:45

Iowa’s Department of Education selects Promet Source to rebuild their Iowa Core website, an online resource for Iowa K-12 educators and stakeholders. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Iowa’s Department of Education has chosen prominent, Chicago-based web development and support firm, Promet Source to build their Iowa Core website as an independent website with improved functionality, UI/UX, SEO and strategy for growth. Promet Source brings myriad experience in the education sector...

2014-04-10 23:28:26

Directors Harvey Hubbell V and Dusten Pecor will be launching there new kickstarter project “2Heads App & Short Film” a dyslexia empowerment app. Screening of “Dyslexia- The Movie”, with a panel discussion with directors, actors, technology innovators and literacy experts. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 First Floor Auditorium San Diego Central Library @ Joan Irwin Jacobs Common - Directors Harvey Hubbell V and Dusten Pecor will launch their new Kickstarter project,...

2014-04-10 23:27:55

This package gives attendees an exclusive opportunity to hear from a group of well-known speakers. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Hondros College of Business has announced that they are currently accepting enrollment for a 30-hour block of Continuing Education courses, spanning four days and featuring numerous prominent speakers within the real estate community. Beginning on Tuesday, April 29th and continuing through Friday, May 2nd at Hondros’ Columbus campus, students will have...

2014-04-10 23:27:33

The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university’s second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day to take place on Friday, April 11 in the Campus Center Atrium. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university’s second annual TechQuest and...

2014-04-10 23:27:32

The Kiski School's Athletic Department announced that it has recently become an Under Armour Sponsored Program. All Kiski athletic wear will be made by Under Armour within the next three years. Saltsburg, PA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The Kiski School’s Athletic Department is proud to announce that it recently became an Under Armour Sponsored program. All Kiski athletic wear will be made by Under Armour within the next three years. Under Armour, Inc. is an American sports apparel and...

2014-04-10 23:26:54

Youth opportunity and innovation network Rocket21 honors World Journalism Preparatory High School Student as Grand Prize Winner in National Anti-Bullying Competition. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Youth innovation network Rocket21, [the only professional networking platform designed to safely connect kids and teens with professionals and experts representing industries, professions, passions, and movements that span the globe], today announced the Grand Prize Winners in the...

2014-04-10 23:26:50

Collaaj, Inc. was one of the top startups selected to present at Sloan-C’s Launch Pad event in Dallas. The Company unveiled its ‘Unified Video Capture & Management’ platform, that provides a simple, unified way to implement lecture captures as well as flipped learning initiatives at schools and universities, with zero hardware cost and full integration with existing infrastructure. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Collaaj, a Silicon Valley company with a mission to enrich...

2014-04-10 23:26:47

A Proven Process and Technology Saves This District $70k Annually Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 More than 46,000 students are enrolled in the 56 schools that comprise the Frisco Independent School District in Frisco, Texas. Prior to partnering with InfoSnap, each of the 56 schools employed a different process for enrollment and registration. A customized and streamlined approach from InfoSnap changed that by providing Frisco with a cohesive online solution, integrated with the...

2014-04-10 23:22:23

Three gifts of $5,000 each provided to worthy non-profits in Hudson County. The organizations will use funds on projects to help young people and seniors. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The CarePoint Health Foundation has awarded three local organizations $5,000 each to fund important projects to help young people and senior citizens in Hudson County. The three non-profit groups that received the donations were AngelaCARES, Concordia Learning Center and New City Kids. The...

2014-04-10 23:05:08

Protect America and Michigan State University Empower Advertising Students to Creatively Overhaul Charities Lansing, Michigan (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 National home security company Protect America has announced its third joint partnership with Michigan State University and repeated participation in the charitable Pay It Forward program. The Company and University have joined together to help charities in Lancing, Michigan in a unique way. Pay It Forward spans the entire spring semester at...


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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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