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2013-07-20 23:04:07

The Independent Investigations Group (IIG) has announced the finalists for their Seventh annual awards ceremony. These include Eugenie Scott, PhD, Mark Cuban, The Onion.com, “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia,” and “The Hamster Wheel.” Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 The Independent Investigations Group (IIG), the international skeptical research and science advocacy organization, has announced the finalists to be honored in their annual awards ceremony recognizing the...

2011-02-27 00:01:45

The controversy over state licensing for naturopathy has become a hot topic recently, with the New York Times covering a proposed licensing scheme making its way through the Colorado legislature. The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF), one of the world's leading voices on pseudoscientific claims, today issued a statement by JREF President D.J. Grothe on these licensing schemes. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 25, 2011 The controversy over state licensing for so-called...

2010-10-29 17:17:00

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) is pleased to announce Randi Zuckerberg, Director of Market Development and Spokeswoman for Facebook, Inc., as the keynote presenter at the CHA Winter Conference & Trade Show on January 29, 2011 in Los Angeles. Zuckerberg's presentation, "The Innovative Consumer - Using Facebook to Connect and Grow Your Business," will address new social media tools designed to help CHA members enhance their businesses,...

2010-03-30 15:15:00

LANDOVER, Md., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- DECISIVE Media has launched a comprehensive multimedia platform to provide culturally relevant news and information to minority consumers to help them make decisions on products and services. The launch of the new Web site www.decisivemagazine.com kicks off with sponsorship from Ford Motor Company (www.FordUrban.com), including a chance to win a vacation to a Caribbean island for two. Ford is launching this multimedia campaign in partnership with...

2008-07-23 15:00:57

Shade Tree Players will present "Disco Knights," a musical written by Rachel Davidson, with music and lyrics by Bill Francoer. "Disco Knights" is directed by Nicole Cook, Randi Roerick, and Shireen Ghorbani. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Performances are held at the High Prairie Arts & Science Complex, 1810 Schafer St., Bismarck. All tickets are general admission and will be available at the door: $10 for adults and $6 for...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.