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2014-10-23 08:31:22

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amelox Incorporated (http://www.amelox.com/), a publisher of interactive online textbooks for college, career and license test preparation, has announced steep discounts on select materials for veterans and active duty servicemen and women interested in entering the healthcare field. Beginning on Veterans Day - November 11 - and running through the end of the month, Amelox will launch a separate order page where military veterans can...

2014-10-22 23:14:55

Phoenix Technology Solutions earns Accredited Training Center of the Year at Hacker Halted 2014 Columbia, MD (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 After four straight years of being named to the EC-Council’s Circle of Excellence, Phoenix TS, the internationally-acclaimed computer training provider, took home the 2014 ATC of the Year award for all North America. “We could not be happier,” said Firoozeh Azarbaidjani-Do, co-founder and president of Phoenix TS. “This is an enormous honor and a...

2014-10-22 23:14:00

Rare insect now on display at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum. Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 New Roads School students and amateur entomologists Will Pulier, Craig Barrett and Justin An made an important discovery on campus in early October. The 10th grade students found a large bee crawling around on campus, collected it in a cup and brought it to their biology teacher, Eric Cleveland. Together, they identified the insect as a Carpenter Bee of the genus...

2014-10-22 23:13:59

MassageTherapyOnline.com, the first e-learning platform specifically designed for entry- level massage therapy education, is announcing the launch of its fully hosted online massage therapy courses for proprietary schools, community colleges and universities. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 MassageTherapyOnline.com's online entry-level massage therapy courses for aspiring massage therapists are now available for schools nationwide. The programs are designed to help schools...

2014-10-22 23:13:25

January Church Renewal Conference Focuses on Divine Healing; Register Now and Save $20 Dayton, OH (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 United Theological Seminary announces that early registration is open for its 5th Annual Church Renewal Conference, Light the Fire! 2015: Divine Healing, which will take place outside of Ohio for the first time in the event’s history. The conference will be held January 22–23, 2015, at North Naples United Methodist Church, Naples, Florida, where United alumnus...

2014-10-22 23:13:00

Integrated Technology Group, the creators of the education management platform EduWave™ are partnering with one of the most innovative education game developers in the United States, BrainRush. Together they will be able to seamlessly integrate this supercharged teaching method with schools Learning Management Systems making it even more accessible and effective. Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Today an exciting partnership has been revealed that will bring fun,...

2014-10-22 23:12:54

The day long event provided attendees exposure to state of the art advancements in educational technology, safety, and communication methods and practices. Barnstable, MA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that it was one of the sponsors of the 2014 Long Island Technology and Education Summit held October 21, 2014 on Long Island, hosted by the Nassau, Western and Eastern Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES). The day long event attended...

2014-10-22 23:12:51

NTI CADcenter introduces Global eTraining’s award-winning online learning to support their blended learning solutions. Oslo, Norway (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 As part of an ongoing effort to develop training concepts and services for their wide range of customers in Scandinavia, NTI CADcenter sought a professional and competent partner in eLearning to add to their education portfolio. “Global eTraining had the right combination of B2B approach and a comprehensive range of professional...

2014-10-22 23:12:35

After sixteen years at the Roseville Gateway Center, the Sierra College nursing program is back on the Rocklin campus with all new facilities. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Sierra College welcomed their long-running Nursing Program back to the Rocklin campus with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony on October 14 beginning at 5:00pm. A gathering in a large room within the new Nursing Village held over 70 guests from the healthcare industry, local public agencies, and the business community....

2014-10-22 23:12:25

Autumn M. Sorensen, of Parachute, Colorado, has been awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, recently awarded a 2014 scholarship to Autumn M. Sorensen, of Parachute, Colorado. This new scholarship was made possible as part of the Foundation’s Colorado First campaign with a grant from The Colorado Trust. The scholarship was available to students who are currently...


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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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