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2014-06-26 16:23:46

MIAMI, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Non-native English-speaking Hispanics may be viewed as lying more often when being questioned than native-speakers, according to a study by Florida International University psychologist Jacqueline R. Evans. Findings recently published in the journal of Applied Cognitive Psychology suggest Hispanics speaking English with very low proficiency are at a disadvantage in situations where their credibility is being assessed such as...

2014-06-25 23:01:16

CEO of Almost Heaven Saunas warns: "Make sure what you are buying is really what you had in mind." Renick, WV (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Almost Heaven Saunas president, Rick Mouw, issued a warning to consumers today that some online vendors are offering inferior, imported saunas for sale, falsely using photos of real Almost Heaven Saunas. “We are concerned that people might purchase these saunas, only to find that they are shoddily made abroad and that the selling company will not...

2014-06-24 23:17:24

F&I dealer system provider’s integration with F&I Express will maximize efficiency in dealerships. Southlake, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 F&I Express® is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Supreme Software – The Dealership Tracker. Integration with F&I Express offers a network of over 60 providers that the Supreme Software dealerships may gain access for eRating, eContracting, eRegistering, and remittance right at their fingertips – no more 5-ply...

2014-06-24 08:39:56

Massive support from the Open Source Community, and viral demand from companies worldwide have fueled organic growth for the cloud-based continuous localization platform MENLO PARK, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transifex, the worldwide localization platform that has become the premier globalization tool for tech companies and the Open Source community, announced today that they have raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by leading venture capital firm New Enterprise...

Hand Gentures Often Help Determine What Is Being Said
2014-06-23 14:14:00

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online The basics of communication rely on a number of individual components. Not only do you need the participants in the communication – the sender and the receiver – but each party has to be able to encode and decode the message. Communication can consist of both verbal and non-verbal cues. Non-verbal cues, such as hand gestures, have long been thought to be aids in the encode/decode process, helping the receiver to infer the intended...

2014-06-22 23:02:32

Recently, LenoRF, the great China electrical accessory manufacturer, has launched a big sale for its high quality SMA female connectors; the current discount is up to 28% off. (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, the great China electrical accessory manufacturer, has launched a big sale for its high quality SMA female connectors; the current discount is up to 28% off. Clients who place an order online before the deadline (July 02) can enjoy the special offer. The company’s famous...

Long List Of Social Media Acronyms Compiled By FBI For Field Use
2014-06-19 11:04:32

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Short for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the FBI has armed their agents with an exhaustive, though far from complete, listing of shorthand abbreviations used by the denizens and devotees of social media. The research into and printing of this list was brought to light thanks to the fine people over at the open-records website MuckRock, who filed a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request for the document back in January. What...

2014-06-18 23:10:43

School's out, but nonfiction literacy is in. Education technology startup Newsela keeps students' reading skills sharp with leveled news articles tailored to every ability. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 No matter how hard teachers work and how much their students learn during the school year, summer vacation can unravel some of that progress. Students risk losing the skills they’ve built up in the previous year and arriving back in the fall less prepared to pick up where...

2014-06-18 23:09:44

Membean, Inc., a provider of “durable learning” educational products, invites all AP English teachers, coordinators, counselors and administrators to booth #325 at the AP Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA to learn about how Membean is reinventing the teaching of English vocabulary. Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Membean, Inc. (http://membean.com) will be exhibiting in booth #325 at the AP Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA July 9 - 12, 2014. All AP English teachers,...

2014-06-17 12:52:24

University of Chicago Examining factors such as how much children gesture at an early age may make it possible to identify and intervene with very young children at risk for delays in speech and cognitive development, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Chicago. The research by leading early learning scientists looked at children from a wide variety of backgrounds, including those from advantaged and disadvantaged families, and those who had suffered brain...


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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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