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2014-09-20 23:00:28

Libraries are no longer outdated collections of dusty printed books. The Nashville Public Library and many other libraries nationwide prove that libraries can be reinvented in resourceful ways that promote learning for 21st-century readers. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 7 Speed Reading™ salutes the efforts of the Nashville Public Library and 23 other libraries for modernizing and strengthening a library’s purpose for learning with the creation of learning labs that...

2014-09-19 23:09:06

Participate in an Open Three-CEO Virtual Panel Discussion to Learn How to Leverage Data-Driven Marketing VANCOUVER, Wash. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 DiscoverOrg, a three-time Inc. 500 honoree and provider of sales intelligence used by top technology vendors and staffing firms, announced today a virtual panel event bringing together three industry-leading CEOs to discuss “Taming the Beast: Making Data-Driven Marketing Work for You.” The event will be held Tuesday September 23, 2014 at...

2014-09-19 23:08:09

Aerial Technology (ATI) expands their UAS technology into the farming and agriculture industry to provide useful date that will enable farmers and produce growers the ability to make cost-effective decisions. Clackamas, OR (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Aerial Technology (ATI) expands their UAS technology into the http:// Farming and Agriculture Industry to provide useful data that will enable farmers and produce growers the ability to make cost-effective decisions. ATI provides data through...

2014-09-19 23:05:47

Cloud-based Providers Announce New Discount Program and Integration Roadmap to Deliver Unprecedented Value to Law Firms. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Nextpoint and Clio have announced the formation of a strategic initiative to deliver an integrated service offering to law firms seeking to move their practices to the cloud. Nextpoint is the leading cloud-based evidence management service. Clio is the leading provider of cloud-based practice management software. In forging this agreement, the...

2014-09-19 23:04:13

Indicative is a cloud based, self-service analytics platform with simple yet powerful tools that improve acquisition, conversion and retention through meaningful insights. Using Indicative, all businesses can leverage data to better inform their decision-making. New York NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Indicative, the next generation of web and mobile analytics for businesses, launched today out of private beta. Indicative is the newest venture from the former founders of Xtify (acquired by...

2014-09-19 16:22:01

DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George and Amanda Hanley Foundation has made a $12.5 million gift to the University of Dayton to establish an institute focused on sustainability education, the University announced Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. "At many universities, sustainability education is focused solely on the environmental sciences," said University President Daniel J. Curran. "This gift will extend sustainability education across multiple disciplines,...

2014-09-19 12:26:33

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Machine Condition Monitoring (Vibration Monitoring, Thermography, Ultrasound Emission, Lubricating Oil Analysis, Corrosion Monitoring, and Motor Current Signature Analysis) Market - Forecast 2013-2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Machine condition monitoring is the best way of maintaining machines to meet requirements of production. It is the...

2014-09-19 08:28:39

Rebecca Kantar and Pippa Biddle Join High-Growth Startup Learning Platform NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GLG today announced that Rebecca Kantar and Pippa Biddle, formerly of BrightCo, have joined GLG Share, the professional learning membership for high-growth startups. Kantar and Biddle will leverage the experience they gained running BrightCo, a platform connecting brands and investors to Millennial expertise, to help grow GLG Share and further GLG's commitment to the...

2014-09-18 23:09:44

VoiceThread, a collaborative platform used by more than 5 million people and thousands of the world’s best schools and universities, has released a new version, available immediately worldwide. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 "Live human interaction is a critical part of the online learning experience; however, it’s quite clear that people don’t want to schedule it anymore. Anytime-anywhere convenience, a standard requirement for online learning, conflicts directly with a...

2014-09-18 23:09:08

OMICS Group International invites researchers, authors and academicians across the globe to participate in the ‘Open Access Week’ by actively contributing their research outcome as articles to OMICS Group Pharma and Omics Journals from 20-26th October, 2014. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 OMICS Group International invites researchers, authors and academicians across the globe to participate in the ‘Open Access Week’ by actively contributing their research outcome as articles to OMICS...


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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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'