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2012-12-18 05:01:22

Creativity Forum 2013 features Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg on how creativity and resiliency are critical for preparing our children to thrive in an unpredictable world. This fundraising event supports the Bay Area Discovery Museum and Center for Childhood Creativity's mission to ignite and advance creative thinking in all children. Sausalito, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 The Bay Area Discovery Museum's Creativity Forum 2013 features Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg on how creativity and resiliency are...

2012-12-15 05:00:45

Demonstrating How Recognition Supports Other Executive Goals Is Essential New York, New York (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 As HR Managers work to obtain approval on their employee recognition budgets, Madison Performance Group, a global web-based workforce recognition and employee incentives solution provider, has published a new Performance Perspective titled “Building a Better Business Case for Recognition: Practical Dos and Don´ts.” “In today´s business...

2012-12-06 04:23:04

LONDON, December 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reincubate, a technology, data and media company based in London, England today announced that the two millionth "Keep Calm" parody poster had been created using their Keep Calm-o-matic website. Reincubate Says Thanks Two Million Times To Its Keep Calm-o-matic fans! To keep British Citizens calm during the Second World War, King George VI issued a propaganda poster with the statement "Keep Calm and Carry On". The...

2012-11-14 12:26:52

MIAMI, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Ultimate(TM), the premium health-style brand announced today the official launch of its LIVE ULTIMATE RUN SERIES sponsored by Equinox and featured by Braman BMW Miami, with a world-class Quarter Marathon, 5K Run/Walk and Ultimate Kids Dash for children ages 2-10. The South Beach-infused race to be held Saturday December 15(th), 2012 expects to attract thousands of participants and spectators to help raise awareness and funds for the growing problem...

2012-11-08 12:27:02

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Herbert, President of Incentive Solutions will be participating in the upcoming Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas Parade as a proud member of the Distinguished Clown Corps. Mr. Herbert will be trading his dress slacks in for colorful makeup and a rainbow wig. The Distinguished Clown Corps' members give donations and time in order to dress like a clown, and spend time with special patients who may be battling life-threatening and chronic...

2012-10-30 07:27:10

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers today announced that it will donate $1 million to hunger-fighting organizations Share Our Strength and Action Against Hunger through its 5(th) Annual Lose For Good campaign. The yearly initiative gives meetings members and Weight Watchers Online subscribers the chance to help fight global hunger and chronic malnutrition, simply by losing weight. This year, Weight Watchers members and Online subscribers lost an estimated 4 million pounds...

2012-10-29 11:28:48

AJWS Gathers American Jews for Educational Program on Hunger, Encourages Congressional Action on Stalled Farm Bill NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 200 synagogues, college groups and households across the U.S. will participate in American Jewish World Service's 3(rd) annual Global Hunger Shabbat on November 2-3. During Global Hunger Shabbat, participants will examine the root causes of global hunger and commit to advocate for passage of U.S. food aid...

2012-10-23 07:33:51

CLEVELAND, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Resilience Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity firm focused on buying and improving lower mid-market companies in a broad range of industries, has announced the acquisition of Advanced Communications, Inc. through its newly-formed entity, Aero Communications, Inc. ("ACI"). ACI is a leading provider of telecommunications infrastructure services to businesses, individuals and governments. ACI is Resilience Capital Partners' first...

2012-10-15 11:26:05

"Together, We Are Feeding America"--New Feeding America and Ad Council PSAs Raise Awareness About the 1 in 6 Americans Facing Hunger CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Together we are Feeding America" is the message of a new series of radio public service advertisements (PSAs) unveiled today by Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, and the Ad Council. The PSAs feature music mogul and entrepreneur 50 Cent, best-selling author and...

Classic 40-Year-Old Marshmallow Test Gets Revisited With New Study
2012-10-11 12:28:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Breakthrough research in the 1960s that used marshmallows to assess a child´s ability to delay gratification has been revisited with a fresh, new updated study by researchers from the University of Rochester. In the landmark study from the 60s and 70s, researchers used either marshmallows or cookies to study the effects of child self-control. In those studies, if a child could hold off on the temptation to eat the yummy...