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2014-05-14 08:34:17

WILMINGTON, Mass., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's an everyday fact of life that many people tend to categorize others based on their appearance. For example, someone wearing glasses is often perceived as being smarter. Someone wearing a suit can be viewed as fashionable. Someone wearing jeans may be labeled as laid back. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87488 For better or for worse, the perceived link between appearance and positive public perceptions is what social...

2014-05-13 23:15:21

The Global Teenager Project, an educational initiative that uses the internet to bring together students from around the globe, gets free access to Cogneeto to support an ever richer learning experience.News Source: Advanced Learning Technologies Lab, University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Global Teenager Project began in 1998, and has since connected 1000s of international schools, bringing together well over 250,000 students via the internet. Students...

2014-05-12 23:11:34

Effort raises funds and awareness for children with limb disabilities, empowering them with the ability to walk, run, and thrive. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Every day, an estimated 93 million children are denied the opportunity to attend school, get a job, or lead a self-sufficient life because of their disability. Beginning this month, supporters of World of Children Award’s ability campaign can help a disabled child walk for the first time, empowering them with the ability to thrive. Visit...

2014-05-12 23:10:49

U.S. National Volleyball champion, All American, and former National Team player, Sharkie Zartman shares lessons learned while leading youth teams to victory in "So You Think You Can Coach Kids?" This book helps you answer that question with a confident---but humble---YES! Hermosa Beach, California (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 As a highly ranked amateur then professional volleyball player, as well as a title-winning college coach, Sharkie Zartman believed she was fully prepared to take...

2014-05-12 08:28:23

Events planned worldwide to give members of different communities across the globe the opportunity to "Experience Coaching" firsthand LEXINGTON, Ky., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional coaches around the globe will host events to help members of their community experience coaching during International Coaching Week (ICW), May 19 - 25, 2014. Originally started in 1999 by International Coach Federation (ICF) Member and Master Certified Coach Jerri N. Udelson, ICW is intended...

2014-05-09 23:04:35

Walking with a TrekDesk treadmill desk will not conflict with critical thinking skills. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Just last week Stanford University released a study showing that an individual could increase their creative thinking skills by as much as 60% walking on a treadmill desk, such as the TrekDesk. However for critical thinking skills other than creativity they noted a marginally slight decline. New research out of the University of Michigan found actually no negative...

2014-05-09 13:39:44

Initiate PR Data presented at Society of Biological Psychiatry 69th Annual Scientific Meeting; lays groundwork for EB-1020 SR as a potential treatment option for adult ADHD Neurovance, Inc. today announced complete results from its phase 2a pilot study of EB-1020 SR, a non-stimulant, in adult male patients with all subtypes of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). EB-1020 SR is a norepinephrine- and dopamine-preferring triple reuptake inhibitor. The data showed a...

2014-05-08 23:07:09

Employers often have preconceived notions of what people with disabilities can or can’t do. “Labor Today Magazine” recently talked with VIP Inc. Training Director Beth Hammond about how diversity training dispels myths and breaks down barriers about employees with disabilities. Rancho Cucamonga, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Many employers set parameters based on what they think they know about people with disabilities. “We run into a lot of prejudices just due to lack of education and...

2014-05-08 09:28:50

Drug abuse, acts of rampage – what’s really the matter with kids today? While there are many places to lay blame – family, attitude, peers, school, community – a new study shows that those risks vary in intensity from kid to kid and can be identified. Scientists at Washington State University and Pennsylvania State University have found a way to spot the adolescents most susceptible to specific risk factors for delinquency. Breaking down a survey of over 30,000 teens, researchers...

2014-05-07 09:34:02

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder experienced more adversities than those without ADHD When children struggle with focusing on tasks, staying organized, controlling their behavior and sitting still, they may be evaluated for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Clinicians, however, shouldn't stop there, according to a study to be presented Tuesday, May 6, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada....


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.