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2014-10-22 08:40:16

Exclusive offer makes the lowest cost 3D printing virtually free for schools DUNLEER, Ireland, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mcor Technologies Ltd, manufacturer of the only line of desktop paper-based 3D printers in the world, announced today that US schools purchasing an Mcor IRIS 3D printer education package by December 15, 2014 will receive three years of unlimited free consumables for their paper-based 3D printer.* Mcor 3D printers offer the lowest operating cost of any 3D printer. They...

2014-10-22 08:39:47

First of its kind program provides inmates the opportunity to earn accredited high school diplomas and career certificates TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) officially announced recently the expansion of the FDOC Online Campus program from eight correctional facilities to 15 in the next few months, providing inmates the opportunity to complete their high school education and earn a fully accredited diploma and career...

2014-10-22 08:36:58

Kids In The House Shows Kids Facing the Bullying Epidemic LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullying is an epidemic that has plagued our country for years. The Internet has increased its effects as people shoot cyber-bullets at each other's confidence and self-esteem while hiding behind their computer screens. As part of Unity Day, seven Los Angeles children are bravely speaking out to empower the world to be kind online. Kids in the House interviewed seven children from...

2014-10-22 08:35:00

RIDGEFIELD, Wash., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenCE, Inc. has launched the industry's first free LEED Exam Prep program to educate design professionals about green building principles and the LEED rating systems. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is the premier green building system in the world. The new LEED Exam Prep course features video, animation, music, and case studies. Recently, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its new...

2014-10-22 08:28:25

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly two years since Superstorm Sandy unleashed its fury and devastation across New York, New Jersey and other states, the American Red Cross has helped tens of thousands of people recover with financial assistance, housing-related expenses and grants to nonprofit groups serving residents of storm-damaged communities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO A two-year report released today shows that the Red Cross has...

2014-10-22 08:28:16

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 22., 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OnlineSchoolsCenter.com has released its list of the 50 Most Haunted Colleges and Campuses just in time for Halloween. From campuses built atop ancient burial grounds to hangings, murders and mysterious deaths said to have occurred within the walls of these institutions, eerie sightings and ghostly encounters get reported year after year. Many of the "haunted" colleges on the list host apparition tours and paranormal outings embracing...

2014-10-22 08:28:04

A new web article finds 20 college town music venues that help students escape the demands of academic life SALISBURY, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College students who want an occasional escape from the demands of academic life should take a look at a newly-launched article about college town music venues. The website for Great Value Colleges recently published an onsite profile of 20 Great College Town Music Venues across the United States. The article provides an adjunct to...

2014-10-21 23:14:58

Character education and a positive school climate are the underpinnings for success of all students — including students with special needs. The Glenholme School has made a steadfast effort for two decades to instill in their students the important ethical, civic and core values such as honesty, respect, fairness, kindness, responsibility and community service. Washington, Connecticut (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Each year, the U.S. President and other officials around the world proclaim...

2014-10-21 23:14:56

The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP), Board Certified Coach (BCC) tuition assistance program and CCE professional development award scholarship recipients. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, recently selected the recipients of the 2014 CCE scholarships, including the Global Career...

2014-10-21 23:14:37

Jigsaw Academy adds one more advanced course to it's list of offerings. The course titled 'Dimension Reduction Techniques' teaches dimension reduction techniques like Factor Analysis, Principal Component Analysis and Discriminant Analysis. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Jigsaw Academy, the premium online school of analytics has launched a course that teaches Dimension Reduction techniques. Students of this course will learn to identify latent factors as well as to...


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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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