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2014-09-26 23:07:49

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online School, Introduces Seat Licenses for Schools. Prosser, Wa (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Red Comet introduced the seat licensing model to all its partner schools. Public or private schools can now purchase Red Comet seat licenses for their students. Each seat license allows a student to enroll in unlimited number of Core courses within a semester. Schools find this a financially-attractive option to effectively boost graduation rates for their...

2014-09-26 23:06:56

“Intel” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly AppWatch, which features the latest and hottest mobile applications available on iOS and Android devices. Scott Steinberg, a parenting and technology expert and special reporter for NewsWatch, conducted the app reviews. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 “Intel” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly AppWatch, which features the latest and hottest mobile applications available on iOS and Android devices....

2014-09-26 23:06:47

Trident receives recognition as a Military Friendly® School for the fourth time, acknowledging the efforts they make for students serving in the United States Armed Forces. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Trident University International (Trident) has announced this week that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. This is the fourth such time the University has been...

2014-09-26 23:04:42

Michelman will feature the capabilities made possible by its new R&D facility, the Michelman Advanced Materials Collaboration Center, at 2014 TAPPI/AICC Corrugated Week being held September 28-October 1, 2014 in Long Beach, California. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Michelman will feature the capabilities made possible by its new R&D facility, the Michelman Advanced Materials Collaboration Center, at 2014 TAPPI/AICC Corrugated Week being held September 28-October 1,...

2014-09-26 23:04:35

Free 30 minute webinar will be presented October 9th Montreal, QC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Higher Education Marketing (HEM) will be presenting a free 30 minute webinar, "Student Recruitment for the Mobile Generation," on Thursday, October 9th, at 1:30 pm Eastern. The webinar will examine the changing web preferences of today's current and prospective students, specifically the rapidly growing popularity of mobile web browsing. As the official website has become the primary...

2014-09-26 23:01:53

PwC volunteers and MOSI staff team up to mentor Middleton High School students. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The Global Information Technology Leadership Team of PricewaterhouseCoopers visited the Museum of Science & Industry to mentor Middleton High School students about their financial future. This collaboration with MOSI supports PwC’s desire to serve as a catalyst for growth in the community by supporting financial literacy within the community’s youth....

2014-09-26 23:01:48

The benefits of speed reading are numerous, from faster knowledge acquisition to enhanced emotional intelligence. Speed reading can be the key to a person’s success and fulfillment. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 eReflect, developer of 7 Speed Reading™ software, hopes to raise awareness of the benefits of speed reading with its latest blog post, “Speed Read Books And See How It Affects Your Life.” In this blog post, the editors of eReflect outline the ways speed...

2014-09-26 23:01:34

Encouraged by smart, effective public policies, more and more Maryland K-12 schools are turning to solar to power their classrooms, save money and help the environment, according to a newly-released nationwide study. Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools was prepared by The Solar Foundation (TSF) – with data and analysis support from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – and funded through a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot program....

2014-09-26 16:25:32

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathlene "Kate" Rosier is returning as the executive director of the Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136299 Rosier, who left the College of Law in 2011 to become the assistant general counsel for the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, served as the Indian Legal Program's director for 11 years. "I feel like I'm being reunited with family,"...

2014-09-26 16:24:48

LONDON, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today sees the official launch of Clapham Village, the first of a new breed of state-of-the-art "super nurseries" designed and developed by Bright Horizons Family Solutions. Clapham Village, in South London, offers children aged 3 months to 12 years a uniquely stimulating and safe environment through nursery and holiday club sessions, while also catering to the needs of busy parents themselves. (Photo:...


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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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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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