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Google Is Helping Deaf Students 'Hear' With New 'Signglass' Project
2014-05-27 15:55:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A planetarium visit takes more than sight to be fully appreciated. When visiting a planetarium deaf students are left in the dark when it comes to a tour of outer space. With the lights off they can't see an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter's narration, but with the lights on the students can't see the constellations of stars projected overhead. Now a group of researchers at Brigham Young University has come up with a...

2014-02-05 23:28:12

Former pastor and businessman Mike Jones uses anecdotes and spiritual protocols to describe how he acquired a new identity and overcame years of profound mental unwellness and relationship challenges, including depression, and how you can do the same. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 “I had a terribly unwell fantasy life that began in my teen years and dragged me down," Jones says. "I read self-help books, went into therapy, and prayed. But I didn’t get well until I learned how to...

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2011-01-12 06:15:00

MySpace announced Tuesday that it was slashing about 500 jobs, nearly half its staff, setting the stage for a possible sale of the former Internet social networking leader. "Today's tough but necessary changes were taken in order to provide the company with a clear path for sustained growth and profitability," MySpace CEO Mike Jones told AFP in a statement "The new organizational structure will enable us to move more nimbly, develop products more quickly, and attain more flexibility on the...

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2010-10-27 13:32:43

Social networking site MySpace is launching a new version of its website that will focus more on music and entertainment. MySpace Chief Executive Mike Jones said the site is no longer seeking to compete head-on with the world's most popular social networking site Facebook.  He said MySpace is recalling itself as a complimentary service that he hopes the 35-year-old-and-under crowd will look to in order to keep up with music and videos. MySpace traffic has been declining and the company...

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2010-05-18 13:48:06

MySpace announced plans on Tuesday that it would simplify its privacy settings in an attempt to differentiate itself from rival social networking site Facebook. Mike Jones, co-president of MySpace, announced the changes in a blog post on the social network, which has been eclipsed in popularity since the rise of Facebook. "The last few weeks have been fraught with discussion around user privacy on social networks," Jones said without directly mentioning Facebook by name. "MySpace early on...

2010-04-13 15:35:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unbeaten Mike Jones, of Philadelphia, PA, and Hector Munoz, of Albuquerque, NM, will be fighting for two championship belts when they collide in a scheduled 10-round welterweight contest this Saturday evening, April 17, at the 10,000-seat Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Not only will Jones' North American Boxing Association (NABA) title be at stake, but the North American Boxing Organization (NABO) also will recognize the winner as its...

2009-07-13 16:55:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The electrifying 2009 stop of Red Bull X-Fighters Texas will be broadcast on ABC on Sunday, July 19 at 1:30 p.m. ET / 10:30 a.m. PT, immediately following final round coverage of the British Open golf tournament. Red Bull X-Fighters is the world's premier freestyle motocross series. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090713/LA45726) On June 27, Nate Adams defeated defending Texas winner and 2008 series champion, Mat Rebeaud...

2009-04-14 10:00:00

Freestyle Motocross to Shake-up the Wild West in the Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 27 FORT WORTH, Texas, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Bull X-Fighters, the world's premier, most-progressive freestyle motocross series will return to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards in Texas on Saturday, June 27. Last year more than 20,000 fans, plus an estimated 20,000 more outside the venue, witnessed as 12 snarling motorcycles temporarily replaced stampeding Texas Longhorns in the first-ever Red Bull...

2008-12-18 14:51:48

Ted Haggard, who lost his job as pastor of a Colorado mega-church in a 2006 sex and drugs scandal, has agreed to promote an HBO documentary about his life. The Trials of Ted Haggard is to be shown Jan. 29. The director is Alexandra Pelosi, daughter of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. An HBO spokeswoman said that Haggard would be involved in a press tour for the documentary next month. Haggard was president of the National Association of Evangelicals and senior pastor of the New Life...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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