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2014-04-18 10:34:29

Older women with gumption score high on compassion Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that older women, plucky individuals and those who have suffered a recent major loss are more likely to be compassionate toward strangers than other older adults. The study is published in this month's issue of the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Because compassionate behaviors are associated with better health and well-being as we age,...

2014-04-17 23:11:51

VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), announced today a collaboration to increase social impact across the globe. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the...

2014-04-08 23:29:05

eGifter, the social gifting company, today announced that they are now accepting Dogecoin and Litecoin through GoCoin. Huntington, New York (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 eGifter has chosen GoCoin to enable payments using Dogecoin and Litecoin. The move is a major step in the evolution of these two lesser known cryptocurrencies. eGifter offers eGift cards from almost 200 major US brands which gives holders of these emerging cryptocurrencies many additional places to spend their coins. eGifter...

2014-04-07 23:27:14

Egg donation recipients able to utilize high tech facial recognition software in order to assist their choice of a donor that most resembles their physical attributes. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The Donor Solution, a Texas-based egg donation agency, has added facial recognition software to their menu of services provided to their clients. This option allows recipients an added tool in helping them choose an egg donor who most resembles their facial features. As a part of the...

2014-03-27 23:30:25

Organic baby gift baskets are the latest unique gift basket design by Thoughtful Presence, a Chicago-based custom gift basket company. Colorful new designs feature baby bath products from Breganwood Organics and Green Envee Organics. Niles, IL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In its latest collection of unique gift basket designs, Thoughtful Presence has expanded its collection of baby gift baskets to include certified organic bath products from popular makers. Breganwood Organics and Green Envee...

2014-03-27 08:41:00

Facilitates digital and physical gift card fulfillment, reporting and management all through the same platform, improving internal efficiencies and adding flexibility PORTLAND, Ore., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, today announced the launch of Corporate B2B Store. The turnkey ecommerce solution helps brands sell their own gift cards to their corporate and promotions clients. It enables individual and bulk fulfillment of both...

2014-03-24 16:25:56

Created by gifting etiquette expert Cheryl Seidel, new website streamlines search for any kind of online registry, including wedding, baby shower, graduation and more BOCA RATON, Fla., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RegistryFinder.com is a new search engine that helps gift givers quickly and easily find online registries for weddings, baby showers, graduations and more. The intuitive search engine finds any kind of online gift registry, instantly providing the user with direct links...

2014-03-22 08:21:28

Dallas Feed The Children (FTC) announces partnership with web development firm AMG Services. DALLAS, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- By Mark Watts Dallas based volunteer organization Dallas Feed The Children (FTC) recently announced a volunteering opportunity parntership with AMG Services, a design and development firm based in downtown Dallas. Dallas Feed The Children organizes volunteer opportunities that place people in volunteer positions with various charity groups...

2014-03-13 08:25:23

Non-profit organizations have highlighted a number of important aspects of pro bono services in a bid to attract more people to volunteer work. OSLO, Norway, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Non-profit organizations have highlighted a number of important aspects of pro bono services in a bid to attract more people to volunteer work. According to many organizations, or organisasjoner in Norwegian, the main reason why a lot of people are yet to do volunteer work is because they...

2014-03-06 23:03:06

New research from Mercator Advisory Group identifies complexities in gift card operations and offers process maps to help prevent delays in mobile app distribution. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 In new research, Managing Gift Card Operational Complexity and Enabling a Mobile Channel Platform, Mercator Advisory Group discusses how to avoid the bottlenecks that will delay mobile deployment for many merchant organizations and provides a map for the development of a mobile channel...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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