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2014-08-14 12:32:52

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute announces a special opportunity for organizations to send two students to SANS' top-rated information security training for the price of one. This offer runs through September 10, 2014 and will allow organizations to send employees to a live, online training session of MGT414: SANS® +S(TM) Training Program for the CISSP® Certification Exam or SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style. Information security professionals...

2014-08-14 12:32:46

Idaho College and Career Readiness Academy enrollment is still open for new students MERIDIAN, Idaho, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new online school providing pathways for students seeking technical and specialty trade job skills opens its doors this month. The Idaho College and Career Readiness Academy (IDCCRA) is the state's first of-its-kind, online public charter school that offers students tuition-free, individualized learning full-time online, with four years of...

2014-08-14 12:24:56

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Register now for an exciting line up of historical storytelling education programs this fall at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. The free programs are for youth and adult learners and are offered in a variety of formats, including on site and through distance learning. "We're looking forward to presenting a variety of great educational programs this semester, including new...

2014-08-14 12:24:46

PSAs feature Kristian Alfonso from Days of Our Lives, John York from General Hospital and Country Music Star Dustin Lynch NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Ad Council and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation launched new public service advertisements (PSAs) on behalf of their national GED® Achievement campaign. This highly impactful multimedia campaign is designed to provide high school dropouts the information and encouragement needed to begin the road to earning...

2014-08-14 12:24:08

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf Academy of America, the largest and longest-running two-year golf college in the world, which offers a comprehensive, 16-month program that prepares graduates for a rewarding career in the golf industry, is accepting applications for the 2014 fall semester. Classes are scheduled to begin in early September. All five Golf Academy campuses (San Diego, Orlando, Phoenix, Dallas and Myrtle Beach, S.C.) will host an open house in early...

2014-08-14 12:22:55

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generous donations from family and friends, totaling nearly $700,000 so far, have led to the creation of the Joseph Feller Memorial Professorship in Environmental Law & Sustainability at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136299 Beloved by faculty, staff, and students, Feller devoted his life, passion, and soaring intellect to preserving the lands of his...

2014-08-14 12:20:43

Aviation Maintenance School Expanding Reach Into Community BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Friday August 15th, through Sunday August 24th, the National Aviation Academy New England (NAA-NE) will be represented, at the Marshfield Fair. This is NAA's first appearance at the Marshfield Fair, and will be an experience filled with fun and excitement for visitors of all ages. The Academy's sponsorship at the fair is one driven by a desire to give back to the...

2014-08-14 08:27:20

Despite customer demand, many retailers are failing to use loyalty programs to take full advantage of the $72.9 billion back-to-school shopping season. BOSTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchant Warehouse has released their latest update, based on findings from a recent study on back-to-school shoppers and retailing practices. According to the update 85% of back-to-school shoppers return to the same stores yearly, yet 91% would shop elsewhere if a store offered a promotion or...

2014-08-13 23:11:41

JourneyEd.com, Inc., a leader in the educational software sector, has today announced a new partnership with mobile application and device management solution developer Appdigio. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 JourneyEd.com has today announced a new partnership with Appdigio, a mobile application and device management solution developer. In a world increasingly driven by mobile technology and cloud connectivity, the partnership ensures that JourneyEd.com continues to provide customers...

2014-08-13 23:10:51

Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today the introduction of three new Post-Master's Certificate programs through the University’s School of Psychology. SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today the introduction of three new Post-Master's Certificate programs through the University’s School of Psychology. The programs are:     Trauma...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.