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2013-11-19 23:22:30

One of the first Open Badges systems built in collaboration with Mozilla, the MacArthur Foundation, and HASTAC is now accessible in Buzzmath, Scolab Inc.’s math practice program. The 56 badges available represent an opportunity for middle school students to share earned knowledge and accomplishments. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Scolab, Inc. just launched their new Common Core aligned, personalized digital badging system inside of their math practice program, Buzzmath....

2013-11-19 23:19:45

Small brings 25 years of experience, passion and in-depth expertise to lead the company’s operations. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 AV Concepts, a leader in the corporate meetings, convention, and experiential events industries, announces Gerry Small as Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective December 2, 2013. With more than 25 years of experience in the large-scale corporate event and association meetings markets, Small further strengthens AV Concepts’ executive leadership team...

2013-11-19 08:25:25

"The Greatest of All Time" Joins Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley to Comprise a Powerful Portfolio of ABG Owned Iconic Brands NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Authentic Brands Group, LLC (ABG) announced today the acquisition of Muhammad Ali Enterprises from CORE Media Group. Following the acquisition, ABG will own and manage, in partnership with the Ali family and Joel Weinshanker, Chairman and Founder of National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), the...

2013-11-18 23:26:07

“Much of the confusion surrounding the Affordable Healthcare Act is clarifying the definition of Full Time Employees or Full Time Equivalents (FTE),” says, Kim Bolin vice president at Horizon Business Solutions. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 With so much confusion on many levels around the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Horizon Business Solutions is providing small business owners a new resource “Defining and Calculating Full Time Employees or Full Time Equivalents,” to...

2013-11-15 16:22:26

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor today in opposition to H.R. 3350, the latest Republican attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act: "Mr. Speaker, let's be clear about the bill before us today. This bill is not an attempt to help Americans keep their insurance plans. The President already announced a plan to help address that goal. Instead, this bill takes a meat cleaver approach...

Google Gets Flood Of Government User Data Requests
2013-11-14 15:57:06

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google has released its eighth Transparency Report, noting the number of requests it gets from governments around the world for user information has increased by more than 100 percent since the search engine first began its disclosures in 2010. The highlights of the Transparency Report were outlined in a post on the Google Public Policy Blog written by Richard Salgado, legal director of Law Enforcement and Information Security at...

2013-11-13 12:24:23

Award-Winning Actress Claire Danes Hosts the 20th Annual Star-studded Event Honoring the Nobel Prize Laureate Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize Concert organizers announced today that AXS TV, a premier network for live entertainment, is the U.S. TV broadcast partner of the 20(th) annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway at the Oslo Spektrum arena. The International star-studded event will...

2013-11-13 08:24:26

Consumer Products Company Supports Updating 37-Year-Old Chemical Statute RACINE, Wis., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, one of the world's leading makers of household brands, applauds the United States House Committee on Energy and Commerce for its focus on the much-needed legislative reforms to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the nation's chemical management law. "There is a clear consumer and business case for modernizing TSCA, a statute that has not been modified in more...

Gun Violence In PG-13 Movies Has Tripled Since 1985
2013-11-11 10:18:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The amount of gun violence depicted in ‘PG-13’ movies has tripled since 1985, the first full year the rating was in use, according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics. The international team of study authors noted that the amount of gun violence in the most popular PG-13 movies of 2011 and 2012 was much greater than R-rated movies of the same time span. "It's shocking how gun use has skyrocketed in movies that are often...

2013-11-10 23:00:59

PUABooks.net unveils a review of Keys To Seducing Latin Women a newly launched e-book and training course which promises to teach gringos the secrets to attracting Latin women. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 Keys To Seducing Latin Women, a new seduction system for men interested in Latinas has caught the eye of PUABooks.net's Clint Johnson, prompting an investigative review. "Many non-Latin men report difficulty approaching and sustaining attraction with Latinas,"...


Latest Humanities Reference Libraries

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

RCA Studio II
2013-04-28 10:25:17

The RCA Studio II was released in January 1977 by RCA as a video game console. It had black and white graphics that were similar to Pong consoles. Game control used two built-in ten button keypads instead of controllers. The keypads made it difficult for two player games to be played because the players would have to sit so close together. It was discontinued in 1979. It used a switch box for the RF modulator and power supply. The sounds produced from the unit were comprised of varying...

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