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2014-10-30 04:20:50

LUGANO, Switzerland, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- December 1, 2014 is the final deadline to apply for the Global Alliance scholarships to the Executive Master of Science in Communications Management (EMScom) Mid-career communication professionals have time until December 1, 2014to apply for the scholarships [http://www.globalalliancepr.org/website/page/global-alliance-scholarships ] provided by the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management...

2014-10-30 00:20:28

DUBAI, UAE, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AppyKids(TM) release their highly anticipated Arabic cartoon webisode series, The Adventures of Zee - Season 1. The first webisode premieres today on the AppyKids YouTube channel [http://www.youtube.com/WeAreAppyKids ] and each subsequent episode will be released on a weekly basis thereafter. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140714/697043 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141030/713351 )...

2014-10-29 23:16:59

New Partnership Between Smile for a Lifetime and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Gives Deserving Children An Opportunity to Receive Free Orthodontic Care Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Smile for a Lifetime (S4L) Foundation, an international nonprofit organization that provides free braces to under-served children with financial challenges and special orthodontic needs, announced today that it has partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America to find qualified...

2014-10-29 23:16:52

Career Step is pleased to announce the release of a new video exploring the career opportunities and education options open to pharmacy technicians. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce the release of a new video exploring the career opportunities and education options open to pharmacy technicians. The video is designed to help individuals considering a career change quickly explore...

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...


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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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