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2014-08-14 23:11:53

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in Mass Notification Systems, today announced that a state-of-the-art ATI Mass Notification System has been implemented at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) in Buzzards Bay, MA. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in Mass Notification Systems, today announced that a state-of-the-art ATI Mass Notification System has been implemented at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy...

2014-08-14 23:10:30

August 2014 Event Provides Teachers with Ideas for Using Google Tools in the Classroom Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 SimpleK12 (powered by InfoSource, Inc.) announces a free online event on Saturday, August 23, 2014 for teachers on how to effectively use Google tools and apps in the classroom. SimpleK12 provides live webinar events on the most popular, relevant topics in the education sphere. Attendees of past events often remark about the useful tools and techniques that they...

2014-08-14 23:10:24

Cory Viehl of Johns Creek, GA has been selected as an NBCC MFP Fellow Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Cory Viehl of Johns Creek, GA, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). As an NBCC MFP Fellow, Mr. Viehl will receive funding and training to support his education and facilitate his service to underserved minority populations....

2014-08-14 23:09:50

Griffith Tutoring Selects BenchPrep and their ACT Program to Add Online and Mobile Learning Technology to Their High School Tutoring Curriculum Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 BenchPrep is pleased to announce a partnership with Griffith Tutoring to bring personalized online and mobile ACT prep courses to students participating in their tutoring programs. The courses will be used as a supplement to Griffith’s current in-person tutoring curriculum starting in September this year....

2014-08-14 23:08:33

Gurnick Academy Radiologic Technology program ARRT pass rates remain superior. Concord, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is proud to announce that 92% of Radiologic Technology program graduates of 2014 passed the ARRT exam on the first attempt. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is the world’s largest credentialing organization that seeks to ensure high quality patient care in medical imaging, interventional procedures, and radiation...

2014-08-14 23:07:36

Scientific Foundation Focuses on Cognitive Training Results and Development Colorado Springs, Colo. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 A new scientific organization dedicated to analyzing the results of cognitive training has opened in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The mission of the Gibson Institute of Cognitive Research is to conduct empirical research on cognitive training programs and assessments, and to communicate the latest research findings to the education and cognitive science communities....

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...


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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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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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