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2013-09-10 23:18:49

New Deltek GovWin IQ state & local enhancement gives subscribers an edge on winning business with early insight into new opportunities and contracts. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Deltek, Inc., the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, today announced the availability of GovWin IQ State & Local Lead Alerts. This new enhancement to Deltek’s GovWin IQ solution provides early...

2013-09-04 23:22:10

Gillette Earns No. 1 Ranking, No. 2 Dove Also Named ‘Genius’ New York, NY (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Today, we released our inaugural Digital IQ Index®: Personal Care, a comprehensive report assessing the digital performance of 75 U.S. brands over the past year in the following Personal Care categories: Bath & Body, Deodorant & Antiperspirant, Diapers, Oral Care, Shaving & Hair Removal, and Tissue & Hygiene. In addition to ranking the brands, this report also...

Mental Bandwidth Consumed By Poverty
2013-08-30 04:40:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Living in poverty can have a tremendous impact on a person’s overall cognitive function, according to new research appearing in Thursday’s edition of the journal Science. According to Alok Jha, Science Correspondent of The Guardian, the study authors discovered poor people become so preoccupied with money-related issues such as paying bills and reducing expenses, they have less mental energy left to deal with more complex...

2013-08-28 10:44:41

The fact that taller people also tend to be slightly smarter is due in roughly equal parts to two phenomena—the same genes affect both traits and taller people are more likely than average to mate with smarter people and vice versa—according to a study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. The study did not find that environmental factors contributed to the connection between being taller and being smarter, both traits that people tend to find attractive. The modest correlation...

2013-08-08 14:20:49

New research shows that as culture has evolved over the last two centuries – with increasing urbanization, greater reliance on technology, and widespread availability of formal education – so has human psychology. The findings are forthcoming in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. "This research shows that there has been a two-century long historical shift towards individualistic psychological functioning...


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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