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2013-05-29 10:11:03

Mexican American mothers' formal immigration status affects the educational achievement of their children and even their grandchildren, according to a study written by Penn State and University of California, Irvine, sociologists and released by the US2010 Project at Brown University. Based on a large-scale survey of second-generation Mexican young adults in Los Angeles, the study finds that those whose mothers were authorized immigrants or U.S. citizens averaged more than two years more...

2013-05-25 23:02:14

Long-time spokesperson Natalie Imbruglia has teamed up with The Draw Shop to create a video that raises awareness of a debilitating and shame-inducing medical condition that affects women in developing countries. (PRWEB) May 25, 2013 It´s an issue few people want to talk about: obstetric fistula, a childbirth injury caused by prolonged obstructed labor that affects approximately 2 million women in the developing world. Women who suffer this injury give birth to stillborn babies 90% of...

2013-05-10 23:27:55

Pilatesology, a website dedicated to preserving and sharing classical Pilates, offers streaming class videos of pure Pilates to provide anyone, at any level, their own in-home Pilates workout. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 In celebration of National Pilates Month this month, Pilatesology, a website dedicated to preserving and sharing classical Pilates, introduces the 30 Session Challenge and 14 online classes. The unique resource offers streaming class videos of pure Pilates led by...

2013-05-06 23:18:32

The Indonesian Diaspora Foundation expresses gratitude to the White House Office of Public Engagement, White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and White House Council on Women and Girls for its generous invitation to the organization´s chairman, Sonita Lontoh, to attend a celebration to honor a small group of AAPI women as Champions of Change. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Indonesian Diaspora Foundation (IDF), a nonprofit organization focused on...

2013-04-28 23:03:01

New website and blog offer articles, tip sheets, resources on immigrant life, money remittances, and other services for loved ones in the Philippines. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 Sterling HSA is pleased to announce the launch of its revamped website for the Sterling Regalo Program at Regalo.SterlingHSA.com. The new website provides an overview of the program, details on setting up Gift of Health and Gift of Learning accounts, along with a schedule of interest rates and fees, customer...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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