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2014-09-23 23:04:09

Open Books is proud to announce the launch of StoryPort, a new venture to connect educators, students, and the power of writing. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Open Books, the award-winning nonprofit social venture devoted to transforming lives through literacy, today announced an initiative to help expand its popular writing programs nationwide. The new project, a for-profit company called StoryPort, empowers K-12 students to create stories of all kinds, educators to connect...

2014-09-23 12:26:24

One Hour Translation Exclusive Data Shows New Global Tourism Trends WASHINGTON, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With major shifts in wealth and economic influence worldwide come significant shifts in global tourism trends as well. For example, as the moneyed-classes in China and Russia continue to grow, the market for outbound tourism from China and Russia grows as well. This, according to exclusive data collected over the past year by One Hour Translation...

2014-09-22 23:02:18

Ultimate Vocabulary™ seeks to help TBI survivors and their families by raising awareness of the importance of speech and language therapy for TBI survivors. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) affects thousands of people and their families each year. Ultimate Vocabulary™ hopes to offer useful insights on how speech and language therapy can help TBI survivors improve their quality of life and make the most out of their new reality. TBI survivors...

2014-09-22 12:35:43

SYDNEY, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChineseTime, a one-stop platform that draws on learner's interests to create a fun and personalized Chinese language learning experience, announced today the launch of its new Hanyu 360-degrees learning system. 'Chinese learning is easier than you think,' says Min Cao, the CTO of ChineseTime and a language education enthusiast who has run the website since 2006 in Shanghai, 'if you follow the four essential steps of our Hanyu 360-degrees...

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Libraries are no longer outdated collections of dusty printed books.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...

2014-09-18 23:01:33

The Ultimate Vocabulary™ developer uses its latest blog post to introduce the concept of "brand tweets" to readers. This tactic will help businesses reach out to their online communities in ways that increase engagement. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 eReflect, developer of Ultimate Vocabulary™, devotes the new blog post on the Ultimate Vocabulary™ website to a concept that brands and companies can use to improve their visibility and appeal on social media,...

2014-09-18 08:21:08

LONDON, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After 6 months of careful research with the logistics and supply chain community, we're finally here - the new programme for the next Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe in January 2015, part of our global Cool Chain series, has just been released! You can download the agenda here...

Dyslexia brain scans
2014-09-17 03:00:26

Juliana Bunim, University of California - San Francisco UC San Francisco researchers have used brain scans to predict how young children learn to read, giving clinicians a possible tool to spot children with dyslexia and other reading difficulties before they experience reading challenges. In the United States, children usually learn to read for the first time in kindergarten and become proficient readers by third grade, according to the authors. In the study, researchers examined brain...

2014-09-16 23:02:45

7 Speed Reading™ producer eReflect helps readers understand the main differences between the advantages of both paper-based and digital reading in a new blog post. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Both soft- and hard-copy books have their fair share of ardent proponents. While the discussion continues about whether one medium is better than the other, there are some undeniable differentiating factors that can help people decide which reading process is most suited to their...

2014-09-16 08:26:03

CONJUNTO PRIMAVERA, J ALVAREZ, J BALVIN, LOS RIELEROS DEL NORTE, LOS TUCANES DE TIJUANA, NOEL TORRES AND VOZ DE MANDO ADDED TO THIS YEAR'S HOTTEST LATIN MUSIC SERIES MIAMI, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Latin Recording Academy(®), Eventus and Univision announced today that Conjunto Primavera, J alvarez, J Balvin, Los Rieleros del Norte, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Noel Torres, and Voz de Mando will headline the 2014 Latin GRAMMY(®) Street Parties. Marking its 12th consecutive...


Latest Linguistics Reference Libraries

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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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