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2014-07-28 23:10:20

U.S. Athlete 63, Wins IPSF 2014 World Pole Sports Championship in London, England Los Angeles, Calif., July 27, 2014 - (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Greta Pontarelli, 63, won her third world title in 12 months by earning the Masters Champion title at the World Pole Sports Championships in London on July 20, proving that age is no obstacle for this athlete. She is the only U.S. competitor to qualify, place and win at the event hosted by the International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF). Over 150...

2014-07-28 23:09:17

Rocket City TakeDownCon, presented by EC-Council Foundation and Dynetics, is a two-day information security conference designed to offer advanced hacking training, speakers, and networking. Kellman Meghu will be speaking at TakeDownCon comparing real-world advanced persistent threats to a popular sci-fi story. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 At this summer’s Rocket City TakeDownCon, Kellman Meghu in his keynote presentation will examine real-world advanced persistent threats to...

2014-07-28 23:09:07

StraighterLine and California Southern University partner to provide students ultra-affordable, 100-percent online college degrees. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferable online college courses, has partnered with California Southern University (CalSouthern), a premier accredited online university dedicated to meeting the educational needs of working adults. Together, StraighterLine and CalSouthern provide students...

2014-07-28 23:08:08

A New Effective Safety Tool to Help Keep School Campuses Safer Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 This year, an estimated 20 million college students will head to college campuses around the country. While they’ll be anxious about many aspects of living on their own, their personal safety may not be a top priority. The 2014 Presidential Task Force estimates over 10,000 students will experience aggravated assault and robbery every year, and 20% of the 12 million women expected to attend...

2014-07-28 23:07:03

The eagerly anticipated back to school promotion rewarded by MacXDVD Software gets back again targeting the upcoming school year from now to September 30, 2014. Eligible only for students, parents, educators and institutions, this back to school event involves in various discounts on DVD video converter software and a volume licensing program that reduces the price of large volume product purchases. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Apple's annual Back to School offer pushes its sales to a new...

2014-07-28 23:06:54

Nearly half of recent veterans who use the GI Bill for post-secondary education fail to obtain a diploma or certificate within 10 years. Uninformed choices of college majors are a chief culprit, says The Resume Place. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 It’s a hard truth: Nearly half of recent veterans who use their GI Bill benefits to further their post-secondary education are failing to obtain a diploma or certificate within a decade, says a study released this year. And according to...

2014-07-28 23:06:47

RefactorU has been approved by the Colorado Division of Private Occupational Schools. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 After a lengthy application and review process, Boulder-based RefactorU has obtained approval by the Colorado Division of Private Occupational Schools (DPOS). The DPOS is a Colorado state regulatory agency whose mission is to provide standards for and to foster and improve private occupational schools and their educational services, as well as to protect the public...

2014-07-28 23:05:30

Binghamton University Center for Innovative and Continuing Education's partnership with World Education.net provides students with high quality, interactive online courses, and a wide variety of innovative student services. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 World Education.net has partnered with Binghamton University’s Center for Innovative and Continuing Education (CICE) to offer its extensive library of online certificate courses. World Education.net boasts offers over 200...

2014-07-28 23:04:29

Today Berlitz Canada announced the opening of its relocated Learning Centre in Vancouver, BC. The new location at 789 West Pender Street, Suite #1010 offers a variety of innovative language classes, communication skills training and cross-cultural solutions for individuals and organizations. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Today Berlitz Canada announced the opening of its relocated Learning Centre in Vancouver, BC. The new location at 789 West Pender Street, Suite #1010 offers a...

2014-07-28 23:00:19

Hollywood Airbrush Tanning Academy, America’s favorite airbrush tanning training academy from Hollywood, California, is making its way to Tinton Falls, New Jersey to provide hands-on airbrush tanning training classes on August 23 and 24. Only 2 spots remain available for this training class, and the academy’s newly appointed trainer Tammy Becker will be conducting this hands-on training class. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Hollywood Airbrush Tanning Academy continues to train...


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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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