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Pay Kids To Eat Fruits And Veggies With School Lunch
2013-12-18 07:42:59

Small rewards bring less waste, better results than new school lunch rule The good news: Research suggests that a new federal rule has prompted the nation’s schools to serve an extra $5.4 million worth of fruits and vegetables each day. The bad news: The nation’s children throw about $3.8 million of that in the garbage each day. Researchers from Brigham Young University and Cornell observed three schools adjust to new school lunch standards that require a serving of fruits or...

2013-12-06 23:03:43

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a Pilot Project for its new Resilience STARTM Home program, which will utilize construction standards developed by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) to ensure homes meet DHS’ resiliency requirements. TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Contact: Brent Henzi Phone: (813) 675-1035 Email: bhenzi@ibhs.org Twitter: @disastersafety The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a...

2013-12-05 23:26:04

Maritz Motivation Solutions to present a webinar that focuses on how companies must use forward-looking approaches with real-time, predictive analytics to tailor timely customer interactions that will deepen brand relationships and loyalty Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The notion of “reward” has long been a basic and critical component of any loyalty program. But now given the rise of social channels, mobile payment, geo-location, and gamification, the definition of reward...

2013-12-05 23:00:48

Connecticut is the 4th wealthiest state in the U.S., yet eliminating hunger remains a significant challenge. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Today, End Hunger Connecticut!, a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization with headquarters in Hartford, convened community, government, state and national anti-hunger and food security advocates to discuss the economic impact of hunger in Connecticut. Participants worked together to develop strategies on ways to better leverage...

2013-12-03 23:31:49

While the specific act—the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre—could not have been predicted, Adam Lanza’s murder of his mother and the mass killing and his suicide which followed can be easily understood using long accepted psychological knowledge. Warwick, New York (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Dr. Stanley Goldstein states that the recent release of further information about the Newtown school massacre and shooter by Connecticut's state's attorney has produced the usual...

New Type Of Boredom
2013-11-19 11:06:54

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We’ve all been there. A long car ride through the corn fields of Nebraska. A work party where you search for conversation that doesn’t center around the single mundane task you share for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. A two-hour zig-zagging line to board a 4-minute roller coaster ride. Boredom, we learned in 2006, comes in many nuanced forms, the style of one distinctly different from another. Now, thanks to a collaborative...

Word of the Day
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.