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2014-10-29 23:16:50

SkimaTalk, a leading English language platform, has been named International TEFL Academy's "preferred online English tutoring platform." The partnership gives SkimaTalk immediate access to over 10,000 TEFL certified English instructors around the world and will enable the company to further expand the number of certified tutors on SkimaTalk. SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 SkimaTalk (http://www.skimatalk.com), a leading English tutoring platform, today announced...

2014-10-29 23:15:44

Nearly 100 high school girls were introduced to nontraditional career paths in Welding, Mechatronics, Engineering, Applied Art & Design with Photography, Drafting and Engineering Support, and Construction and Energy Technology at Sierra College. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Sierra College hosted the second Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) event on October 19 to inspire high school girls to consider Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers where women...

2014-10-29 23:14:10

Career Key announces a new licensing partnership with global power leader Cummins, Inc. in Turkey. The Career Key test, based on the respected Holland’s Theory of Career Choice, will help Turkish secondary school students make successful career and education decisions. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Career guidance content provider Career Key, http://www.careerkey.org, announces a new licensing partnership with global power leader, Cummins, Inc. In Izmir, Turkey, Cummins will...

2014-10-29 23:13:51

CPR is essential for any life saver or first responder. Lifeguard Master now offers an elite CPR training manikin kit for the first responder. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR is a training course that usually has to be recertified every couple of years. Many trainers are independently hired, but may also teach lifeguards together in a class for the most up-to-date and accurate training. During this class, CPR manikins are required to...

2014-10-29 23:13:28

Leading IT Career Site, ITJobsWeb.com Shares Employment Trends from the IT Industry. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 IT firms are struggling with understaffing and filing positions, according to a recent report released by CompTIA earlier this month. The State of IT Skills Gap report released on October 2nd revealed many IT firms are understaffed, with only 25% of firms reporting no need to hire in the immediate future. Consequently, 75% of firms reported a need to hire more IT...

2014-10-29 23:13:24

Coastal region of Andhra Pradesh, India has been hit with a category 4 hurricane causing widespread damage to infrastructure in three districts, Visakhapatnam, Vijayanagaram, and Srikakulam. India Network Foundation will help primary public schools in rural areas to rebuild and recover from the hurricane inflicted damage. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 India Network Foundation, a non-profit organization in the United States today launches Andhra Pradesh (India) HudHud Hurricane...

2014-10-29 23:12:21

Exchange 2013 is part of Microsoft's new version of Office, making it easy for people to stay connected, access files anytime, and maintain messaging security. Largo, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 ExamForce is pleased to announce the addition of its CramMaster Test Prep for the 70-341 Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and the 70-342 Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, both of which are required exams to complete the MCSE: Messaging Certification. Cloud...

2014-10-29 23:12:13

Remote-Learner.net Inc. and Nivel Siete, two of the largest Moodle Partners, announce the launch of their fully supported Moodle 2.7 enterprise release, built on Microsoft Azure. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Remote-Learner.net Inc. and Nivel Siete, two of the largest Moodle Partners, announce the launch of their fully supported Moodle 2.7 enterprise release, built on Microsoft Azure. October 28, 2014 Waynesboro, VA: Remote-Learner.net, Inc, Moodle Partner providing Moodle...

2014-10-29 23:10:24

Articulation Agreement Guarantees Admission into Top Caribbean Medical School for Premed Students at Erie, PA University (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, has signed an agreement with the University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UMHS) for its graduating Premed students, allowing those that meet minimum requirements guaranteed admission to the Caribbean medical school, which prepares future doctors for careers in medicine in the USA and Canada. After...

2014-10-29 23:09:56

San Francisco-based Coding School invites the tech community to apply to create a Hack Reactor Extension School in their city. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Hack Reactor, the immersive JavaScript-focused coding academy, announced today it will offer the Hack Reactor Extension Program, allowing expert Software Engineers and educators to launch their own school using Hack Reactor’s world-class curriculum and method. The first phase of the application process is now open. 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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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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