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2014-06-23 08:26:03

Helpful Tips to Avoid Summer Headaches CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the summer, there is an increased chance of exposure to the triggers and other precipitating factors of headache. Vacations, air travel, the beach, picnics, and partying are not always fun times - especially if you are laid low with a migraine or other headache. The National Headache Foundation offers these helpful tips on avoiding these summer spoilers: 1. The sun can be especially bothersome...

2014-06-05 23:03:47

Video Creation Platform Supports Publishing Short Form Video in Real Time from the Show Floor of Global Media Conference New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Wochit announces that GEN Summit 2014 has partnered with Wochit to produce real time video for their global media conference being held 11th-13th of June in Barcelona, Spain. Wochit has clients ranging from major newspapers and magazines, across new media and brands and has recently established a presence in the UK. Already serving...

2014-06-04 12:24:58

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of a court decision that could spell trouble for a New York Times reporter who is trying to protect the identity of a confidential source, the National Press Club urged Congress to quickly pass legislation that would enable journalists to protect their sources. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO The Supreme Court announced this week that it would not take up James Risen's appeal of a United States...

2014-06-02 08:31:30

CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The month of June has been designated Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. The theme for June, 2014, is based on the vision statement of the National Headache Foundation "A World Without Headache." The global burden of headache is extremely large, putting headache among the top 10 causes of disability worldwide. It is estimated that 1,000,000,000 people in the world suffer from migraines....

2014-05-28 08:26:32

WALLDORF, Germany, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that German journalism professor, journalist and TV presenter Prof. Dr. Michael Steinbrecher will act as scientific advisor to the company. Steinbrecher will focus on new ways to integrate Big Data into cross-media sports journalism. The aim of the collaboration is to explore innovative display formats in sports journalism and the agreement applies for a three-year period. (Logo:...

2014-05-15 16:27:33

Eye care provider opening two new locations in Albuquerque area ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Stanton Optical continues to expand its retail stores and will launch two new full-service stores in the Albuquerque area. The two stores, expected to open this month, will be located near the Cottonwood Mall and the Coronado Mall. Both locations are equipped with on-site optical labs, catering to a wide range of eye care services, including one hour prescription...

2014-05-07 23:02:20

Kowa will join the top optics manufacturers exhibiting at this year’s event in Oak Harbor, OH. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Kowa announced today that it will be one of this year’s Optics Alley exhibitors at the Black Swamp Observatory where the Biggest Week in American Birding will be held May 6-15. In addition to displaying all of the latest gear from the top scope and binoculars manufacturers, the festival will include workshops, guided birding activities, birding bus tours,...

2014-04-24 00:20:53

Bob Simon of CBS News-60 Minutes Receives President's Award; Kate O'Brian of Al Jazeera America and Kathleen Carroll from The Associated Press will light the Press Freedom candle in memory of the Journalists Killed and Missing in Action NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 news stories included a military crackdown in Egypt, a terrorist attack on a shopping mall in Kenya, the death of a beauty queen in Mexico, as well as stories on the environment and iPhones. This year's...

2014-04-22 12:25:49

Winners of the International Photojournalism Competition Go on Display in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, April 25, 2014, the Newseum will open "Pictures of the Year," an exhibit that showcases dramatic, award-winning images of the people, events and issues that shaped the world in 2013. The photos are a selection of the best news images from Pictures of the Year International (POYi), one of the oldest and most prestigious...

2014-04-09 23:31:51

The new FASTe classroom observation tool simplifies the scheduling and completion of teacher observations to save time and improve efficiency. Winter Park, Fla (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Forty-four states now require that classroom observations be incorporated into teacher evaluations, according to a 2013 report by the National Council on Teacher Quality. In 24 of these states, multiple annual observations are required as part of each evaluation for at least new, if not all, teachers. To help...


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.