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2014-09-15 23:10:43

InfoLogic today releases MathMagic Lite for Windows, no cost equation editor for Windows OS in their suite of award-winning equation editors. MathMagic Lite offers easy User Interface to write math expressions and scientific symbols. Vancouver, BC, CAN (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 InfoLogic, Inc. today introduces MathMagic Lite for Windows, their complimentary equation editor for Windows in the suite of award-winning MathMagic equation editors. The brand selected for use by thousands of...

2014-09-15 23:09:18

mStoner, Inc. received awards for Best in Class and Outstanding Achievement in website development from the Interactive Media Awards. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 mStoner, Inc., a marketing communications agency focusing on higher education branding, and web strategy and development, was awarded Best in Class by the Interactive Media Awards™ for designing the Brown University Sestercentennial website, the American University of Paris website, and the website for SUNY.edu....

2014-09-15 23:08:25

New educational resource allows students to explore the world without leaving the classroom. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 There once was a time when teachers could take students on field trips across the United States and even around the world. Now, budget constraints, liability considerations, and other realities make most field trips a distant memory. Enter Virtual Field Trips, a newly-established company that uses the power of the internet to allow teachers and homeschool educators to...

2014-09-15 23:07:38

New guide by James Anderson Charleson connects nature, science and ancient wisdoms SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Can you answer the primal questions of life, such as “Who am I?” Many people struggle answering this question, and for this reason James Anderson Charleson developed a guide aiding readers in self-discovery. In “Experience Personal Fulfillment and Achieve Your Life’s Destiny,” Charleson uses all religions, pagan mythology and modern science to strengthen...

2014-09-15 23:06:14

Alpha Chi Omega Announces Partnership with The Jed Foundation Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Leading women’s fraternity Alpha Chi Omega announced today its partnership with The Jed Foundation, an organization whose mission is to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students. Alpha Chi Omega is the first women’s fraternity of the National Panhellenic Conference to affiliate with The Jed Foundation, joining men’s fraternities Sigma Chi and Sigma...

2014-09-15 23:05:59

The Science of Happiness Learning Community is a joint collaboration between Sennseis.com and the Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) at UC Berkeley Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Sennseis, a new Silicon Valley company, has launched a global online community to support the Greater Good Science Center’s massive open online course (MOOC), "The Science of Happiness." The course -- which has attracted more than 100,000 students -- is the first MOOC to teach the...

2014-09-15 23:05:48

Proposition 39 funding allows for much needed lighting upgrades and other building improvements with Schneider Electric. DALLAS (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced Snowline Joint Unified School District received $365,000 in approved funding as part of an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) for its first-year Proposition 39 allocation.* “We have always been very proactive in regards to energy conservation for...

2014-09-15 23:04:51

The University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences today announced the creation of the Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health (CRMTH) to research the effects that social media, television, films, music and video games have on health and wellness. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Would celebratory music and a thousand “points” per pill encourage a patient with heart disease to take her medication? If social media friends congratulate an...

2014-09-15 23:02:31

Glen A. Schofield and Lee Petty are industry veterans who have contributed generously to the Game Design program over the years through classroom visits and expert critiques. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Academy of Art University announces the appointment of Glen A. Schofield and Lee Petty to the Presidential Advisory Board for its School of Game Design. Schofield and Petty are industry veterans who have contributed generously to the Game Design program over the years...

2014-09-15 23:01:47

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation launches exciting and informative lecture series through SPD University. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation has just launched an exciting and informative lecture series through SPD University. Upcoming lectures will be presented by prominent leaders and researchers in the field of SPD. The first Signature Series lecture will broadcast live on September 16, 2014, 8:30-10:00 PM EST....


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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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