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2014-09-12 08:24:48

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sepsis is a life threatening, debilitating disease that impacts millions of people worldwide. Education and awareness are fundamental to improving Sepsis diagnosis and care. September marks Sepsis Awareness Month and September 13(th) is World Sepsis Day. According to the Sepsis Alliance, "Sepsis, the body's toxic reaction to infection, kills over 258,000 people in the US every year, and thousands more are left with life-altering...

2014-09-09 12:34:34

With the introduction of LeapBand, LeapFrog declares September 6th Fit Made Fun Day by setting new records in three active play events EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, hosted their premiere Fit Made Fun Day event on September 6(th) at Santa Monica Beach with soccer star Mia Hamm and more than 300 kids and families, becoming the new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS(®) record holders for three active...

2014-09-05 08:21:54

In celebration of the launch of the new LeapBand(TM), LeapFrog to host event at Santa Monica Beach to become new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record holder for fun play activities EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today declared September 6(th) Fit Made Fun Day, a day when families are encouraged to get up and active while having fun together. In celebration of the launch of the LeapBand(TM)...

2014-09-03 12:26:17

Baseline broadens Gracenote's video metadata and adds subscription-based entertainment services to its portfolio EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote today announced it has acquired Baseline, a provider of film and television information and services. Baseline's industry-leading database deepens Gracenote's existing video metadata by adding detailed, descriptive information about movies and TV productions to power next generation TV and video experiences for...

2014-09-03 08:40:09

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that the new LeapBand activity tracker and LeapPad3, LeapFrog's highest performing five-inch learning tablet ever, received The National Parenting Center's Fall Seal of Approval. To date, LeapFrog products have received more than 80 Seals of Approval from The National Parenting Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090219/LFLOGO "We...

2014-08-20 08:25:24

Mia Hamm, international soccer star and mom of three, launches LeapBand(TM), LeapFrog's first wearable activity tracker designed just for kids EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that the most popular U.S. women's soccer player of all-time, Mia Hamm, is LeapFrog's official spokesperson for LeapBand(TM), the new wearable activity tracker designed just for children that...

2014-08-19 08:35:23

Through fun pretend play, the Learning Friends help children feel confident about transitioning to preschool EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, has debuted the Learning Friends((TM)) brand, an all-new collection of friendly characters for children ages 2-5 years old. Featuring 11 fun animal school friends, the characters help children prepare for their first days of school through pretend...

2014-08-12 08:26:14

Made just for kids, LeapBand(TM) combines fun and creative activity challenges with personalized virtual pet play to help children get more active and learn about healthy choices. EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that their latest innovation, LeapBand(TM), is now available for sale online and at major retail locations across the U.S. LeapBand, a wearable activity tracker...

2014-07-31 08:42:02

With access to a world-class Learning Library of games and apps, a kid-safe web experience out of the box, the latest and most powerful processor and a kid-tough design, LeapPad(TM)3 is the best first tablet experience for children EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in children's learning tablets*, today announced that LeapPad(TM)3 is now available for sale online and at major retail locations across the U.S. As part of...

2014-07-15 12:34:55

With a library of over 100 educator-approved video games and videos, LeapTV provides video game fun and entertainment designed specifically for young children that is filled with learning and active play. EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today unveiled its first educational, active video gaming system, LeapTV(TM). Just like its no. 1 selling line of LeapPad children's tablets, LeapTV is...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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