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2014-10-30 23:03:52

DailyGossip.org reviews the Learn More Study Less guide, a new eBook that promises to reveal an effective learning system. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Learn More Study Less review published by Daily Gossip indicates that the new eBook is accompanied by a video course, which reveals everything that users should know about easy learning. This is a complete learning system which talks about the most effective ways to learn faster and simpler. The Learn More Study Less...

2014-10-30 23:02:50

RoomActually, the new off-campus student housing platform startup that provides an Airbnb-like solution for universities, have launched a Kickstarter campaign this week. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 RoomActually, the new off-campus student housing platform that provides an Airbnb-like solution for universities, have launched a Kickstarter campaign this week. Running through December 11th, the goal is to raise $50,000 in 45 days. It is packed with unique “rewards” for backers...

2014-10-30 23:02:27

Oaks Christian Online High School student, Kyra Shimogori, dances at the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, CA, on December 20th and 21st. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Oaks Christian Online High School (OCO) sophomore Kyra Shimogori will dance three roles, Lady Licorice (a soloist performance), Friends of Clara and Snow, in the December 20th and 21st performance of the Nutcracker at the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, CA. This is Kyra’s second Nutcracker season, and...

2014-10-30 23:01:45

Company Hosts NUvention Program Students at Chicago Facility Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The evening of October 29th, Northwestern University tapped Insight Product Development’s decades-long heritage in successful medical device development to give its graduate students real world context for what it takes to successfully innovate in the complex and highly regulated medical space. As part of a two-hour on-site class, Insight gave master’s program students from the...

2014-10-30 23:00:32

Join us at Delaware Valley College for a screening of a film about the extinction of the passenger pigeon and the unveiling of an exhibit tied to the film. Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 For centuries, this long-distance flyer was the most abundant bird in North America and perhaps the world. Then, in a matter of decades, it was hunted to extinction. On Sept. 1, 1914, Martha, the last passenger pigeon in captivity, died in the Cincinnati Zoo, marking the end of the species....

2014-10-30 20:24:59

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) will release its third quarter 2014 financial results before market open on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145861 The Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss these results at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)/8:30 a.m. (Pacific Time) the same day. Call participants should dial 866-859-7412 (United States/Canada) or 856-452-0684...

2014-10-30 20:24:37

Self-paced eLearning Revenues in China Reached $3.3 Billion in 2013 According to a New Ambient Insight Report SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- China will be the top buying country for Self-paced eLearning in Asia throughout the forecast period, according to a new report by Ambient Insight called "2013-2018 China Self-paced eLearning Market." The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is 12.2%. Revenues reached $3.3 billion in 2013 and will spike to $5.9 billion by...

2014-10-30 16:28:19

"Biotech Learning and Earning" transforms traditional classroom setting into real-world science laboratory WINDSOR, Conn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), formerly ING U.S., announced today that Mary Clark, a teacher at Eric Solorio Academy High School in Chicago, Illinois, has received the first-place prize in the company's national 2014 Voya Unsung Heroes awards competition. Since the Voya Unsung Heroes program began in 1996, Voya has awarded...

2014-10-30 16:26:39

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and DAVIE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center is one of the nation's most outstanding law schools, according to The Princeton Review (www.princetonreview.com). The education services company features the school in the new 2015 edition of its annual book, "The Best 169 Law Schools." According to Robert Franek, Princeton Review Senior VP-Publisher, "We recommend NSU's Shepard Broad Law Center as one...

2014-10-30 16:25:31

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf fanatics and passionate folks looking for an industry-in can now apply to the Golf Academy of America's 2015 spring semester - classes beginning in January. Golf Academy of America is the largest and longest-running two-year golf college in the world and offers a comprehensive, 16-month program that prepares graduates for a rewarding career in the golf industry. "I had a strong level of desire to become involved in the golf...


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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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