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2010-12-10 00:00:48

Six Red Marbles has created an innovative Spanish-English toggle feature and integrated it directly into its educational programs, allowing students to seamlessly switch back and forth to continuously learn a second language. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 After 22 years of creating multimedia education programs with separate Spanish language versions, Six Red Marbles' President Sarah White had a brainstorm. Instead of creating dual versions, a Spanish-English toggle feature should be...

2010-11-26 00:01:48

Be Amazing! Toys; a manufacturer of educational science toys and science kits for children of all ages, makes Holiday shopping quick and easy with their 2010 Top Seller's list, including award winning products to fit every budget. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 24, 2010 It roars down upon us like an avalanche, getting bigger and louder and kinetically more impressive as it barrels along, picking up energy from retailer after retailer, until it overtakes both the unsuspecting and...

2008-08-25 15:01:00

By ROXANNE MOORE SAUCIER; OF THE NEWS STAFF CRACKED MARBLES: LIFE'S LESSONS FOR A MAINE SURGEON, by Tom Palmer, M.D. (Tiffen Press of Maine, Brooksville, $16.95) If you're the disciplined sort, you could read Tom Palmer's "Cracked Marbles: Life's Lessons for a Maine Surgeon" one chapter a day so that it would last you a bit more than three weeks. Or you could consume the whole thing in an evening and wind up with a good sense of the retired Bangor surgeon, who moved to Maine with wife...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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