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2014-06-17 23:09:41

The Bay Area News Group’s Survey of Employees Finds xMatters a Top Workplace San Ramo, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 xMatters, inc., a leader in communication-enabled business processes, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Bay Area News Group’s Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback, measuring various key factors, including job satisfaction and benefits. This is xMatters’ first time participating in the survey,...

2014-06-17 23:08:49

Parts suppliers continue to join for more efficient parts procurement. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 CCC Information Services announced today that four additional parts suppliers have signed on to join the CCC TRUE™ Parts Network, an electronic parts quoting and eProcurement network that directly connects parts suppliers with CCC’s expansive customer base of collision repairers. Once fully implemented, suppliers participating in the CCC TRUE Parts Network will gain greater...

2014-06-17 23:02:33

Briefing Highlights Increased Interest in Adaptive Learning Solutions Like Those Offered by Adapt Courseware Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Adapt Courseware, which provides state-of-the-art adaptive learning multimedia, is featured in Eduventures' newly published report on adaptive learning. As interest in adaptive learning continues to soar, the briefing explores adaptive learning as a philosophy, a process, and a technology tool, helping schools overcome scalability limitations...

Maker Movement Shines Spotlight On 'Do It Yourself' Design And Manufacturing
2014-06-17 03:25:48

National Science Foundation Engineering is enjoying a moment, thanks to the maker movement, a cultural phenomenon that encourages everyday citizens to design, build and create. "Making encompasses everything from electronics and robotics to woodworking and traditional arts and crafts," says Pramod Khargonekar, assistant director for Engineering at the National Science Foundation (NSF), "and the movement is poised to change the way we think about engineering--from where it happens to...

2014-06-17 16:27:53

World's First Free Assessment Creation Tool Offering Modern Question Types Allows Educators to Easily Evaluate Student Comprehension LOS GATOS, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenEd (www.OpenEd.io), the largest K-12 educational resource catalog, today announced a free tool designed to enable teachers to easily create assessments with the question types required by Common Core standards. OpenEd's assessment creation tool enables educators to create tests incorporating their own...

2014-06-17 13:43:29

University of Eastern Finland Non-vocational adult education drawing on a person's own motivation comes with a variety of benefits that are also reflected on the person's close friends, family and work. Studying boosts self-confidence and well-being, and expands social networks. Furthermore, motivation to pursue other studies also increases. Thanks to participation in adult education, tolerance towards and confidence in other people grows, and adult learners pay increasing attention to...

2014-06-17 13:11:58

SAGE Publications New study analyzes the state of reference resources in 2014 and beyond How do open access sources, tightened budgets, and competition from popular technologies affect how librarians perceive and employ reference resources? How do librarians expect to utilize reference in the future? "The State of Reference Collections," a new SAGE white paper out today, finds that though the definition of reference is changing, this is in part because reference resources now look and...

2014-06-17 12:25:56

Publishers, authors and content creators get increased visibility of work, the ability to annotate and develop deeper content and to measure how their content is performing CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Tuesday, June 24th the team behind the Booke reading companion app will be launching a crowdfunding campaign to create the very first annotated version of a real, paper book on the app, and the campaign's featured book is George R.R. Martin's (editor) and...

2014-06-17 12:24:56

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeted Victory, a leader in online advertising and integrated data management for political candidates, today announced a new partnership with The Data Trust, the premier right-of-center voter file and data management company, to offer easier access and sharing capabilities for The Data Trust's warehouse of data on more than 260 million Americans. The partnership is the first of its kind for The Data Trust, which has the exclusive list...

2014-06-17 08:36:26

Businesses can test-drive the industry's best Big Data analytics and decision management tools to make operational decisions through FICO's cloud-based infrastructure SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FICO (NYSE: FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced it is providing free 30-day trials of its best-in-class analytic tools in the FICO(®) Analytic Cloud, a new web-based infrastructure for creating, customizing and...


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Lucia Widow, Palpopleura lucia
2013-07-17 11:23:24

The Lucia widow (Palpopleura lucia) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a large range that includes Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia, among many other areas of sub-Saharan Africa. It prefers a habitat in tropical and subtropical habitats near rivers, swamps, wetlands, lakes, and marshes. The total population number of this species is not known and it is threatened by habitat loss due to drainage modifications and...

Physics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Chemistry is a physical science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter. It also deals with the changes that matter undergoes during chemical reactions. It incorporates the studies of various atoms, molecules, crystals and other aggregates which can be combined or isolated and concepts of energy and entropy through which chemical processes occur. Modern chemistry (from the Egyptian kēme, meaning "earth") evolved from alchemy following the chemical revolution...

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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.