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2014-04-23 00:20:59

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST PUBLIC SCHOOL Profile America -- Wednesday, April 23rd. America's first -- and oldest -- school is celebrating its 369th( )birthday today. The Boston Latin School started in 1635 with a handful of students meeting in the headmaster's home. Admission was by reading aloud a few verses from...

2014-04-22 23:16:25

Dyce Kimura is a noted Fort Lauderdale guitar teacher, as well as a man of faith and the worship leader at his church. He is hoping to share his knowledge with others like him, offering a 50 percent discount to those students planning to lead their own churches in worship. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 For Dyce Kimura, guitar is a passion, a career, and a hobby. He says it is also the most powerful way to express his faith and connect spiritually with others. “I see...

2014-04-22 23:15:53

TOPICS Entertainment is excited to award thousands of dollars-worth of Instant Immersion™ VT e-learning courses to elementary and secondary schools as part of its End of School Year Celebration 2014! The short essay contest will provide winning schools with free access to the leading interactive, multimedia ELL and World Language e-learning content for the entire 2014-2015 school year. Renton, Washingtion (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment is excited to announce the Instant...

2014-04-22 23:15:41

Fellows and Associates, UK based recruiters working in the Intellectual Property sector, are pleased to announce that the results of their annual Salary Survey are now available London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Professionals working in the Intellectual Property sector can now get a clearer understanding of their worth thanks to boutique recruiter Fellows and Associates, who have recently released the results of their third annual Salary Survey. “Salaries in this industry...

2014-04-22 23:15:19

A recent report in the UK entitled “Climate Control: Brainwashing in Schools” has caused a stir with UK Education Secretary Michael Gove stating publicly that school heads are breaking the law if they are teaching an eco-agenda ideology. Meanwhile the Wall Street Journal recently reported that climate change has conquered campus, and no wonder, since environment, climate change and global warming has formed an integrated curriculum (EIC) across most US states (and much of Canada) for...

2014-04-22 23:14:41

New Sesame Street initiative to benefit from artistic talent at Exceptional Minds digital arts vocational school for young adults with autism. Exceptional Minds students have created animated shorts and other content for business and the entertainment industry, including post-production work for major motion pictures American Hustle and Lawless. Sherman Oaks, California (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Exceptional Minds digital arts academy for young adults with autism and Sesame Workshop, the...

2014-04-22 23:11:52

With the recent additions to Atomic Learning's training library, subscribers now have access to basics and statistical analysis training using SPSS® 22 software. Little Falls, MN (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Atomic Learning recently added 2 training series on SPSS® 22 to its robust training library. SPSS Statistics is a software package used for statistical analysis. The software name stands for Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). Viewers are recommended to have a...

2014-04-22 23:11:41

Students create "The Campus Bike Solution" to suit the needs of colleges and universities across the nation. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Over the last year, four Baylor University students have identified a serious transportation issue on campuses across the nation—a problem they intend to solve. Whether they drive a car or ride a bike, all college students face the frustrating pitfalls of commuting to class. Limited parking and high gas prices, as well as endless...

2014-04-22 23:10:44

Students from Arizona universities will demonstrate their projects to the public at the Innovation Showcase May 1 and during a formal public presentation workshop May 2. The multi-university collaboration is made possible by funding and support from the Arizona Board of Regents. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Learn how algae can not only be used to clean Arizona’s wastewaters, but be turned into a renewable energy source and other valuable products May 1 and 2 at Arizona Center for...

2014-04-22 23:09:59

netTrekker and icurio Compliant With Industry Standard for Interoperability Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Knovation, the leader in advanced personalized learning solutions, announces the IMS Global Certification of its learning engagement applications, netTrekker and icurio. Both Knovation services are compliant with Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI)™ v1.0, which enables the products to seamlessly integrate with existing classroom technologies. “IMS is very pleased with...


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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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