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2014-08-14 23:07:19

Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recent article published last August 13, 2014 how American consumers can deal with medical debt. The article explains how medical debt has turned other people away from pursuing the proper medical assistance even from taking the right medication. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The article starts off from by sharing that there are about 80 million American adults who have either delayed or skipped entirely their prescription medicines and medical...

2014-08-14 23:05:52

College classes are back in session, but as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college, they’ll notice several changes to the campus experience. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Neon colors. Stirrup pants. Hi-top fades. All are 1980s-era icons that are back in style. But as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college,...

2014-08-14 23:05:23

National non-profit organization notMYkid is giving away more than 4000 free home drug test kits, in more than a dozen U.S. cities. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 With each new school year, kids will be required to pass a number of tests. None is more important than the test they’ll face when pressured to use drugs by their peers. Often a simple “no” isn’t enough to deflect peer pressure and allow a child to save face with their friends. That’s why the national non-profit...

2014-08-14 23:05:01

Company to Address Innovation in Course Materials, Helping Educators Keep Pace with Technological Advances and Student Demands Melville, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Ambassador Education Solutions, experts in powering course materials management and delivery for higher education institutions, has been invited by the Kentucky Association of Career Colleges & Schools (KACCS) to speak at its 2014 Educational Conference and Annual Meeting. Ambassador brings decades of experience helping...

2014-08-14 23:04:38

New Milford Public Library in partnership with Recorded Books announces the availability of eAudio, eBook service OneClickdigital and online continuing education service Universal Class. New Milford, CT (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 New Milford Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of two electronic resources: OneClickdigital and Universal Class. OneClickdigital is an online service that allows patrons...

2014-08-14 23:04:14

Alie brings his versatile leadership expertise in business and operations to the largest U.S.-based provider of learning experience design, content development and edtech services. Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Six Red Marbles today announced that Craig Alie joins the company’s leadership team as Executive Vice President of Operations and Strategic Solutions. “Craig has a notable, demonstrated ability to build and grow business while driving organizational change,” said Bob...

2014-08-14 23:04:13

The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy is now accepting applications for its annual Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants (PCMNCG) program. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (a Pennsylvania non-profit Corporation) and its co-sponsoring technical societies, the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh...

2014-08-14 23:03:51

Phoebe Hu, a high school participant in the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program's REAP program, presented original research typically conducted by university researchers. San Francisco, CA. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Phoebe Hu, a high school student from Michigan, is presenting among university professors and researchers at the 248th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition this week in San Francisco, Calif. Hu completed this advanced-level research with support...

2014-08-14 23:03:29

PSC Group, LLC – an information and technology consulting organization - is proud to recognize the undergraduate college students that have been awarded our Bellak – Lauter Founders' Scholarship. Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 PSC Group, LLC – an information and technology consulting organization - is proud to recognize the undergraduate college students that have been awarded our Bellak – Lauter Founder’s Scholarship. Students of PSC employees were selected based...

2014-08-14 23:01:41

Today, Fecbek.com, a well-known homecoming accessories manufacturer and retailer, has delightedly announced its new collection of homecoming accessories, including school bags, homecoming dresses. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Homecoming is the tradition of welcoming back alumni of a school. It is a tradition in many universities, colleges and high schools in the United States. It usually includes activities for students and alumni, such as sports and culture events and a parade through the...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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