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2014-08-20 23:06:10

Graduates of Integrative Nutrition’s Health Coach Training Program Now Earn Six Graduate Credits Towards a Master of Arts in Integrative Health Studies New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), the world’s largest nutrition school, is proud to announce its new partnership with California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), a cutting-edge university offering graduate programs featuring flexible learning. Graduates of Integrative Nutrition’s...

2014-08-20 23:05:21

Schneider Electric to deliver more than 2.3 million kWh in energy savings across 27 school sites. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced Vista Unified School District became the third of San Diego County’s 42 school districts to have its Proposition 39 Energy Expenditure Plan approved by the California Energy Commission. Vista Unified School District will receive $4.7 million* that will be used for a variety of...

2014-08-20 23:04:50

Interactyx, the developer of TOPYX LMS, earns the 790 ranking in 2014's Inc. 5000 list. Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Interactyx is excited to announce it has earned the position of 790 in Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 listing of fastest-growing private companies. For 33 years, Inc. has welcomed the fastest-growing private companies into a very exclusive club (http://inc.com/inc5000).     Interactyx is the developer of TOPYX®, a leading social...

2014-08-20 23:04:49

More Consistent, Proactive Monitoring Helps Schools Gain Greater Visibility into Inquiry Quality Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Helix Education, a world class provider of student life cycle technologies and services, has enhanced its compliance management services, now automatically performing deeper monitoring and even more frequent audits on behalf of all of its CPL clients. This increased visibility into the online inquiry generation process will help schools understand...

2014-08-20 23:01:53

Fun back to school coloring pages and terrific hairstyles for girls have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for back to school this month. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Coloring pages are fun. Fun back to school coloring pages and cute hairstyles for girls have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for back to school the fun way. The coloring pages feature a variety of school related themes. The pages feature for example an adorable pencil and notepad....

2014-08-20 20:22:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's that time of year again: parents are winding down summer plans and tightening the reins on bedtime schedules. And while adding anything else to the back-to-school to-do list may seem daunting, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital has five tips that will make going back to school this year easier than ever. Yearly exams for healthy children: Experts emphasize the importance of adhering to the recommended annual exams as well as...

2014-08-20 16:25:34

Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses now enrolling for the Professional Nursing Associate's degree program (ADN) TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, announced today that it is expanding the School of Nursing to its Kansas campuses. Enrollment for the Professional Nursing Associate's degree program (ADN) is immediately available for qualified students at the Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses with...

2014-08-20 16:25:07

An audience ranging from 11 to 70 years old hears how education forwards the theme for 2014 International Youth Day -"Mental Health Matters." CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What parent isn't concerned about their children's mental health and their future? Where education levels rank low, as they do in Pinellas County, parents struggle to come to grips with solutions that will give their children the fundamentals they need for strong mental health and a bright...

2014-08-20 16:24:47

OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Serious allergic reactions to food often happen without warning and can quickly become life threatening for some children. What you should know As many as 1.2 million Canadians have food allergies and this number may be increasing, especially among children. Up to six per cent of children are estimated to have food allergies. The symptoms of allergic reactions can range from mild skin irritations and hives to breathing difficulties and loss of...

2014-08-20 16:23:17

Featuring Cafe ArtScience with the Latest Culinary Innovations Designed to Amaze All of the Senses CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Le Laboratoire Cambridge, a one-of-a-kind art and design center for creativity, invention and boundless learning, will open in Cambridge on October 31. Le Lab will be the US flagship of ArtScience Labs, a global organization dedicated to the development of the most radical ideas that transform the way we learn, imagine and evolve....


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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.