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2014-07-23 23:13:13

EnCircle Technologies (encircletech.org) has launched an Indiegogo (http://www.igg.me/at/encircle) campaign to raise $10,000 for the technology training and scholarship needs of Missouri autistic adults. Columbia, MO (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Scanning the headlines is grim for adults with autism. "Tough future for young adults on the autism spectrum.” “One in three autistic young adults lack jobs, education.” “Young adults on the autism spectrum face tough prospects.” The bleak...

2014-07-23 23:10:59

The Husson University announced today that its School of Nursing, a leading educator of healthcare professionals, has received a $684,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). As the only nursing program in Maine to receive this prestigious grant this year, this action is a testament to the quality of Husson’s nursing program and the institution's dedication to improving the lives of rural and underserved...

2014-07-23 23:10:56

Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today Peter Bemski, Ph.D. has been appointed as Dean of the University’s School of Business and Technology Management. SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today Peter Bemski, Ph.D. has been appointed as Dean of the University’s School of Business and Technology Management. Dr. Bemski has extensive for-profit and non-profit...

2014-07-23 23:10:50

As the school year approaches, we strongly encouraging colleges and universities to take steps that will reduce safety risks on their campuses. Broomfield, CO (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Checkers Industrial Safety Products is strongly encouraging colleges and universities to take steps that will reduce safety risks on their campuses. Fall always brings a large increase of students and campus activities, which in turn brings an increase in accidents and injuries. Being prepared for these...

2014-07-23 23:10:40

RJ Young announced that Hannah Houck, a 2014 graduate of South Gibson County High School, is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Jackson, TN (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 RJ Young announced that Hannah Houck, a 2014 graduate of South Gibson County High School, is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Hannah is the daughter of Jeannie and Chris Houck, a RJ Young Assistant Service Manager in the Jackson, TN area. “At...

2014-07-23 23:09:14

Entities Team Up to Educate Primary Care Clinicians On the Latest Advances in Ultrasound to Advance Patient Care Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 DBC Pri-Med LLC, the leading provider of professional medical education to a community of more than 260,000 clinicians and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Ultrasound Institute will launch a national continuing medical education (CME) curriculum to educate and train practicing primary care clinicians about new advancements in...

2014-07-23 23:07:06

Inaugural class for Pivotal Labs® at gSchool begins this fall at Galvanize’s San Francisco campus. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Galvanize, a network of urban campuses for digital innovators and entrepreneurs that combines education, experience and industry under one roof, and Pivotal Labs, the agile services unit of Pivotal and a leader in highly disciplined agile software development practices, today announced the formation of an exclusive apprenticeship program offered...

2014-07-23 23:06:20

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced receiving a supplemental $198K work order for STEM services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Boise, ID (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 BOISE, Idaho – July 23, 2014 – PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced receiving a supplemental...

2014-07-23 23:05:58

The Family Center, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit innovator of high-impact programs that help parents build stronger families, will change its name to Parenting Journey as the replication of its signature parenting series advances nationwide. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Family Center, a nonprofit innovator of high-impact programs that help parents build stronger families, will change its name to Parenting Journey® as the replication of its signature parenting series...

2014-07-23 23:05:50

R2i will moderate a panel of leading higher education professionals to discuss the changing landscape in the business of higher education marketing. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The annual eduWeb Conference for the higher education community delivers presentations and workshops to those who are involved in the design, development, marketing strategy, implementation and management of their online presence. This year’s conference will be held August 4-6 at the Hilton Baltimore....


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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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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