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2014-10-24 16:24:36

TV campaign features five schools and 13 teams from Greater Lehigh Valley ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coordinated Health, one of the region's leading specialized hospital, orthopedics and sports medicine networks, today unveiled two innovative programs that celebrate Greater Lehigh Valley athletes and "the athletes within." The I'm Good campaign honors the unique relationship Coordinated Health's nationally acclaimed sports medicine team has with the sports community in...

2014-10-24 16:21:24

Special Event Also Reveals Location and Design of Future Bob Hoover Hall of Honor Exhibit DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of the Citation Jet Pilots (CJP) Association and the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation each awarded $50,000 to fund four Bob Hoover Presidential Scholarships to Embry-Riddle students at an event held Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the university's Daytona Beach Campus. The scholarships, worth $25,000 each, were presented at...

2014-10-24 12:25:42

Funds Raised Will Help Children Facing Adversity IRVING, Texas, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters is hosting its Annual Big Black Tie Ball on Saturday, November 1(st) at the Omni Dallas Hotel located at 555 South Lamar Street, Dallas, Texas. There are over 2,100 children on a waiting list for mentors in the DFW area and our goal is to match these children with a caring adult that will make a difference in that child's life forever. We need local businesses to...

2014-10-24 12:25:39

Sixth Annual Little Kid Rock Benefit Raises Approximately $1.5 Million NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night, non-profit organization, Little Kids Rock, hosted its sixth annual benefit at Hammerstein Ballroom at The Manhattan Center, which generated approximately $1.5 million in donations to help support students and music teachers in public schools with donated instruments, curricular resources and training. The benefit also honored Joan Jett as "Rocker of the Year" for the...

2014-10-24 12:21:24

Students explore career fields in transportation industries DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport's 11th annual Aviation & Transportation Career Expo attracted more than 3,000 students interested in learning about potential careers in the aviation and transportation fields. Hosted by DFW Airport, American Airlines, the Federal Aviation Administration and Tarrant County College, the Aviation and Transportation Career...

2014-10-24 08:28:47

Survey Results Released During School Bus Safety Week Reveal That Nearly Nine in 10 Parents Believe GPS Monitoring of Buses and Their Drivers Is Needed DUBLIN and BOSTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, approximately 450,000 school buses will transport 25 million K-12 children - more than half (55 percent) of all K-12 students in America([1]). The results of a new survey([2]) show that parents would like more visibility into their children's safety and security while on board the school...

2014-10-24 08:24:40

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Football marketing agent Michael Ornstein, through his company Jackson Sports Advisors, is proud to announce the hosting of a scholarship essay contest for all college students currently enrolled at an accredited university. The purpose of the contest is to inspire students to start thinking about whether or not college athletes should be allowed to receive compensation while playing football for their respective universities. In addition to his...

2014-10-24 08:23:53

Kimberly Mecham, of St. Thomas School, is now a member of the Microsoft Surface Advisory Council! SEATTLE, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Thomas School in Medina, WA has a long history of incorporating laptop programs for students in the third through eighth grades so they can produce videos, compose music, take online math tests, and author book reviews and essays. This year the school expanded the program to include a program for first through second grade students and chose the...

2014-10-23 23:11:42

Drawing on the groundbreaking emotional work of Ryan Moalemi, this workshop offers caregivers cutting-edge training to meet their child’s important emotional needs San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Drawing on decades of research into healthy parenting styles, this San Diego workshop will offer new parents the essential skills to raise an emotionally healthy child. The relationship between unresolved childhood distress and parenting difficulties is well known. If a mother has not...

2014-10-23 23:10:33

On Saturday, October 25th at 1:30 p.m. as The Hun School of Princeton and Strive Network will broadcast four varsity athletic games online, in one stream. Strive will use multiple cameras and studio quality production to provide a feature-rich broadcast, complete with professional commentary. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 On Saturday, October 25th at 1:30 p.m. as The Hun School of Princeton and Strive Network will broadcast four varsity athletic games online, in one stream. 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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