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2014-03-03 08:28:33

Celebration Focused on Promoting Literacy Around the World NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 5th, LitWorld, a global 501(c)3 literacy organization, in partnership with Scholastic, The New York Public Library, NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton, Skype in the classroom, Broadway's Matilda the Musical and Gray Line New York, will celebrate World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) in New York City. LitWorld's World Read Aloud Day is an annual day of celebration focused on closing...

2014-02-28 23:31:07

Hangman Products’ one-stop-shopping planogram for hardware retailers turns consumers into pros, walking them through everything they need to hang TVs, pictures, mirrors, posters, and almost any decor. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Hangman Products’ unveiled a new planogram for retail stores this month that is guaranteed to turn even the most inexperienced consumer into a do-it-yourself marvel. “The Hang It Like A Pro: No Experience Necessary” design features up to...

2014-02-27 23:30:48

Louisiana is the third state to approve Certified Fire Alarm Designer for licensing requirements Irving, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Louisiana is the latest state to approve the Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) newest fire certification, Certified Fire Alarm Designer – Level III (CFAD), as an acceptable form of education to meet the requirements for fire alarm contractors in the state. Louisiana joins Iowa and Tennessee as the third state to approve the designation as an...

2014-02-26 23:29:10

Library trades in older units for 16 new AWE Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Station™ computers that provide early learning skills and school readiness for young children in a bilingual format Chester, PA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Pierce County Library, headquartered in Tacoma, Wash., acquired 16 new Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Station™ computers from AWE for its 18-branch library system. The library traded in older Early Literacy Stations as part of AWE’s Trade-In Program for...

2014-02-26 23:25:15

Featured translation projects include collaborations with Gibson, Fitbit and Visual IQ. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Today translation and localization agency Acclaro highlights three projects from 2013, including collaborations with Gibson, Fitbit and Visual IQ. From technology to process automation to mobile app development, these projects are a window into the current export market and internationalization process across multiple industries. “One of our favorite projects...

New Study Confirms Instructional Media Can't Teach Babies To Read
2014-02-26 07:29:57

[ Watch the Video: Can Babies Really Learn To Read? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Despite the availability of DVDs and other media products claiming to help babies learn to read, these goods don’t actually instill reading skills in infants, according to new research appearing in the Journal of Educational Psychology. “While we cannot say with full assurance that infants at this age cannot learn printed words, our results make clear they did not learn...

Infants Learn To Point As Their First Communicative Gesture
2014-02-25 05:03:11

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Catalan researchers have studied the acquisition and development of language in babies on the basis of the temporary coordination of gestures and speech. The results are the first in showing how and when they acquire the pattern of coordination between the two elements which allows them to communicate very early on. A new study carried out by two researchers from the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona analyses the temporary...

2014-02-24 23:04:31

Words can astonish, cause tears, or send shivers down a person's spine. Ultimate Vocabulary™ shares three words with its blog readers that make many people tremble with fear: geophagia, trypophobia, and pervicacious. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Vocabulary knowledge is an essential aptitude that makes a person's professional and personal life better. While most people focus on simple words because of their functionality and usefulness in daily life, other people...

2014-02-24 23:00:17

Learning German language could be now fun and inexpensive with Fun Easy Learn German learning app available on the Google Play store for free. Chisinau, Moldova (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Fun Easy Learn is now offering their simple, intuitive and feature-rich German language learning app for free. People interested in learning the language in a simple and fun manner can download the Learn German 6000 Words app from the Google Play Store. The app contains a vocabulary of 6000 German words...

2014-02-20 23:28:45

Everyday English Speaking Course designed by Shayna Oliveira is the latest course that helps people learn important phrases for social English, so that they can interact with other English speakers confidently and successfully. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if Everyday English Speaking Course is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Everyday English Speaking Course is the latest program that will teach learners practical English in the context of...


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2012-06-14 07:45:00

Symbol: VINA2 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×napaeHouse [nephrophylla × sororia] distribution:USA(IN, MO, TN, VT, WI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:45:02

Symbol: VIMO4 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×molliculaHouse [macloskeyi × ×primulifolia] distribution:USA(NJ, NY) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:46:05

Symbol: VIEA Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×eamesiiHouse [brittoniana × ×palmata] distribution:USA(CT, NJ) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 07:46:10

Symbol: VIDA2 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×davisiiHouse [affinis × brittoniana] distribution:USA(NY) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:59:13

Symbol: VECR5 Group: Dicot Family: Verbenaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Verbena×crookshanksiiMoldenke [bracteata × hastata] distribution:USA(CO, NE) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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