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2015-04-14 23:10:46

Paul and Melanie Zeir, the founders of Songs To Educate and Talking Hands Talking Feet, are promoting their innovative approach to Arts Integration in Boulder and Denver, Colorado to celebrate

2015-04-14 23:10:34

The Learning Cove Preschool has become the first known school of its kind in Florida, and only one of a handful in the USA to require college degree (Early Childhood Education/Education) educators

2015-04-14 23:08:33

Power Brain Education will host its first Brain Education Conference, open to the public on April 18th, 2015 in Queens, New York.

2015-04-14 23:08:07

Company showcases how institutions such as The Courtauld Institute of Art and the Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge use Digital Asset Management to integrate with Collection Management

2015-04-14 23:07:24

Rollout to teachers, students and parents now under way across region ONTARIO, Canada (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 Edsby, an innovative cloud-based education

2015-04-14 23:07:06

Shmoop’s free Essay Labs guide students from messy brainstorming to pristine revisions, helping them create a masterpiece worthy of a Pulitzer.

2015-04-14 23:06:33

Langer discusses beliefs on how to improve people's lives through education & employment New York, New York (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 New York,

2015-04-14 23:05:31

ACM Award Winners Made Advances in Networked Systems, Social Networks, Science Education Standards and Rescue Robots New York, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2015

2015-04-14 23:03:56

NetDimensions and Iperion enter into a global partnership to offer NetDimensions Learning in a GxP-compliant cloud environment for the life sciences industry. Vlijmen,

2015-04-14 23:03:43

US Sports Camps and Rancho Solano will offer world class sports camp opportunities for basketball, volleyball, soccer and lacrosse players


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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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.