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2014-06-18 08:33:27

STOWE, Vt., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You are being watched! Schools are spying on students... The CIA and NSA are spying on Americans... Employers are spying on employees. Yes, hackers are able to watch you through your webcam, even remotely turning off your "on" indicator light. What can you do? Well, increasingly the public is turning to a very low-tech solution to feel 100% safe from spying eyes - they are covering up their camera lenses. And, a plethora of new products have...

2014-01-14 12:28:41

Nicholson to drive strategic direction and oversight of Curriculum Associates' award-winning i-Ready® Diagnostic NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts-based educational publisher Curriculum Associates has promoted Katie Nicholson to Vice President of Online Assessment. In this role, Nicholson will drive the strategic direction and oversight of the award-winning i-Ready® online assessment program, including its adaptive Diagnostic, progress...

2005-06-29 12:51:02

Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As U.S. war injuries in Iraq andAfghanistan mounted, Congress on Tuesday hurriedly craftedlegislation to provide around $1.5 billion in "emergency" fundsfor veterans' health care programs stretched thin by combat andaging veterans of past wars. Approval of the funds was expected on Wednesday in theSenate and probably in early July in the House ofRepresentatives. The effort came after the Bush administration acknowledgedthat it had significantly...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.