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2014-08-11 12:25:00

Partnership to focus on K-12 schools and community organizations BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc., the leading critical skills education company, today announced a partnership with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), one of the nation's preeminent civil rights and social justice organizations. The partnership will foster the deployment of cutting-edge digital learning tools focused on African-American history and summer learning...

2014-07-01 20:20:28

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced that, earlier today, there was a reported explosion at the GM Marion Metal Center in Marion, Indiana. A number of workers were injured, including one fatality. We have received confirmation that this fatality was an employee of Quaker Chemical Corporation. "Right now our heartfelt sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with this employee's family and the other injured workers and their...

2014-06-30 16:24:06

SACREMENTO, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "By ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court affirmed the distinct God-given right of conscience and religious freedom, which empowers the individual to embrace life, advance liberty and pursue happiness without having to sacrifice faith or conscience on the altar of expediency. For that matter, I do believe that while this outcome validates this fundamental right, the many threats in both culture and society make...

2014-02-25 23:34:43

2641 people have signed the petition to Teach Nonviolence in Our Schools that Sulara James & Genesis Young have created to help stop violence and create a more peaceful society. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 School Shootings Must STOP! The Answer is to Teach Compassion in Schools Click this link to sign: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/teach-nonviolence-in. 2641 people are supporting this ground breaking petition. It is heartbreaking and gut wrenching to turn on the news and hear about...

2014-02-21 12:22:22

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced the following schedule and contact information for its fourth quarter and full year earnings release and investor conference: Earnings Release: February 27, 2014 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference:...

2014-02-16 23:00:33

Genesis Young and Sulara James have created a petition to teach Non-Violent Communication in Schools which they believe will help stop violence and create a more peaceful society. (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Genesis Young and Sulara James have created a petition to teach Non-Violent Communication in Schools which they believe will help stop violence and create a more peaceful society. Over 2500 people are supporting this ground breaking petition. It is heartbreaking and gut wrenching to...

2014-02-13 08:27:52

NEW DELHI, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The seismic shock of the brutal bus attack in December 2012 deeply traumatized the collective psyche of India and particularly its capital New Delhi, where the attack took place. The incident's impact, and others that sadly followed, have been felt far and wide with international media attention, leading to a sense of indignation and retrospection especially amongst young people in the city. But last week there was a heart-warming...

Violent Video Games Self Control Unethical Behavior
2013-11-25 14:55:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ever since the horrific incident at Columbine High School, violent video games and mass shootings have been intertwined. Now, a new study from an international team of researchers has found playing violent video games not only increases aggression but can also cause players to exhibit less self-control and more unethical behaviors. The study researchers found these effects were strongest in teenage participants who scored high on a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.