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2014-04-24 08:29:53

KIWI magazine is pleased to announce the winning schools in its National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day 2013 contest; each school was awarded a $1,000 grant from the Whole Kids Foundation NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KIWI magazine is happy to announce the winners of its National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day 2013 contest. In honor of National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day--an annual event created by KIWI that highlights school lunch--KIWI partnered with the Whole Kids...

2014-04-24 04:22:11

New Study From CareerBuilder and CareerRookie.com Reveals Most In-Demand Majors CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduation season is upon us, and this year graduates can expect to find improving job prospects. A new study from CareerBuilder and CareerRookie.com finds that 57 percent of employers say they plan to hire new college graduates, up from 53 percent last year and up significantly from 44 percent in 2010. While most employers believe recent college graduates are ready for the...

2014-04-23 23:17:54

Career Step is pleased to announce that it is offering over $450,000 in scholarships to seniors graduating from Utah high schools this year. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education, is pleased to announce that it is offering over $450,000 in scholarships to seniors graduating from Utah high schools this year. One career training scholarship will be awarded to a student from each of the 149 approved Utah high schools. “Education is...

2014-04-23 23:17:37

Storage.com offers three college scholarships to give back to the thousands of users who chose the website to fulfill self storage needs created each year. Application process open now to high school students entering college in 2014, current college students returning in fall of 2014, and parents or guardians of a current or future college student. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Storage.com — one of the leading websites in the self storage industry dedicated to helping storage...

2014-04-23 23:16:45

Okiwibook introduces Small Experiments on the App Store, Google Play and Windows Store. 25 ways to discover science without blowing up your house Annecy Le Vieux, France (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Okiwibook thinks that the best best way to learn something is to observe and manipulate it. "Small Experiments" App offer science fair project ideas to do at home and school. All the experiments are explained step by step with video. They are easy to make with common materials. Learn...

2014-04-23 23:15:30

PCS Edventures!com (PCSV), established STEM education experts, are pleased to announce a strategic partnership with world class interactive agency, Curious Media. Harnessing the idea of combining educational content and digital excitement, these partners will launch 2 new products in 2014: The 3DIC™ and the Cortex™ v5. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 PCS Edventures!com, established STEM education experts, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with world class interactive...

2014-04-23 23:14:13

Arizona School of Real Estate & Business will be hosting a Career Night at their Scottsdale Campus on May 1, 2014. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Arizona School of Real Estate & Business will be hosting a Career Night at their Scottsdale Campus on May 1, 2014. The school is currently accepting reservations for those wishing to attend, free of charge. The event will be an opportunity for those interested in a possible career change to explore the world of real estate and the...

2014-04-23 23:14:10

The Karate Center recently announced a new student special. In addition, they are now offering expanded class schedules and program, including the Little Warriors class, a program aimed at students under 7 years old. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The Karate Center, a martial arts studio in Colorado Springs, Colorado recently announced they are now offering a new student special in addition to expanded class schedules and programs. This limited time offer allows students to...

2014-04-23 23:13:31

New web app offers the first universal net price calculator allowing families to compare college pricing in a way they have never been able to before. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 CostofLearning.com officially launched today providing transparency into the often complex and confusing process of determining the true cost of college. CostofLearning.com features a proprietary universal net price calculator allowing users to immediately compare the net pricing of up to six colleges. The...

2014-04-23 23:11:43

On April 29th and May 3rd, Therapy Pets Unlimited is hosting two fundraisers at local restaurants to support their new not-for-profit organization. Nottingham, MD (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Therapy Pets Unlimited, a newly formed Maryland not-for-profit that brings the healing aid of pets to patients, is hosting two fundraisers at area restaurants to help support their organization. Enjoy the recently opened Green Turtle in White Marsh on April 29th where customers who bring in the official...


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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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