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2014-08-26 23:18:09

WCET is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 WCET Outstanding Work award: Capella University, Colorado Technical University, Excelsior College, Northern Virginia Community College, and University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Since 2004, the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) has been presenting the WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award to colleges, universities, and organizations who are implementing exceptionally creative,...

2014-08-07 16:34:14

NINGBO, China, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ningbo Signatronic Technologies, LLC, ALL-TAG Security, Best Security Industries, and Signatronic Corporation (herein together Ningbo), announce a resolution of pending litigation involving U.S. Patent Nos. 5,729,200 ('200 patent) and 6,181,245 ('245 patent). In December 2013, Tyco (NYSE: TYC) filed actions against Ningbo in both the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida to...

wikipedia bans congress
2014-07-28 04:56:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It sounds like the kind of joke you’d see on a late-night talk show, but there is no punch line: Wikipedia has actually banned some members of the US Congress from making page edits for the next 10 days. Yes, Wikipedia – the same website whose own help pages state that “anyone can edit any unprotected page and improve articles immediately for all readers” – has temporarily stripped an IP address linked to the House of...

2014-06-25 23:16:09

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Vimillionaire GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed Vimillionaire GJ Reynolds to discuss his Wiki site, his excitement over it and his overall life mission. Reynolds is an original founding member in the company ViSalus and is now a 5-Star Ambassador, Vi Millionaire, and CEO of...

wikipedia flaws in health entries
2014-05-28 05:20:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Wikipedia may be the most popular general reference website on the Internet, but it is far from the most accurate, as evidenced by a new study that discovered inaccuracies in 90 percent of its health-related entries. In the study, lead investigator Dr. Robert Hasty of Campbell University and his colleagues reviewed the collaboratively edited, free access online encyclopedia’s articles on 10 of the most costly medical conditions,...

2014-05-19 10:30:04

GigaScience New research and data published today from GigaScience and PLOS ONE provide complete open access to detailed 3-D images of earthworms To quote the American cartoonist Gary Larson: all things play a role in nature, even the lowly worm—but perhaps never in such a visually stunning way as that presented in two papers published today in the open access journals GigaScience and PLOS ONE. The work and data presented here provide the first-ever comparative study of earthworm...

2014-04-28 23:12:34

KeepCalling supports Wikipedia’s efforts to make information and knowledge available to people all over the world by donating $4000. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Wikipedia has 30 million articles written in 287 languages and more than 500 million unique visitors per month. And the story goes on. That’s why KeepCalling decided to support this immense project called Wikipedia, offering a $4000 donation. This is the fourth time KeepCalling supports Wikipedia’s efforts to spread...

2014-04-22 23:03:56

Innovative Platform is the First to Align Interests of Faculty, Administrators, and Students Scottsdale, AZ, and New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Today, panOpen officially launched its next generation platform to support Open Educational Resources (OER), providing a framework for educators around the world to discover, edit, and share educational content. The company announced the launch at the ASU + GSV Summit in Scottsdale, AZ. panOpen’s new platform provides access to a curated...

2014-04-08 12:36:03

RALEIGH, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a benefit company dedicated to enhancing education, today announced the appointment of Dr. Barbara Illowsky to its board of directors. Dr. Illowsky joins a select group of business leaders in the technology industry and academic faculty members who work to uphold WebAssign's mission to provide high-quality online instructional solutions that enrich the teaching and learning experience....

2014-04-03 08:27:14

ARDMORE, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Dec 11, 2013 the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) sponsored a change.org petition that has been signed by over 8,100 people. The petition charges that Wikipedia's information about holistic approaches to healing such as Emotional Freedom Techniques is biased, misleading, out-of-date or wrong, preventing the public from getting accurate information. Furthermore, ACEP believes the editors responsible for these...


Latest Open content Reference Libraries

Biology Letters
2012-05-08 15:31:23

Biology Letters is a peer-reviewed scientific journal split off from the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences in 2005 after having been published as a supplement. It was originally published quarterly, but switched to bimonthly in 2007. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Brian Charlesworth. Biology Letters publishes short articles from all across biology. All content is assigned to one of the following categories: Animal behavior, Biomechanics, Community ecology,...

PLoS Biology
2012-05-02 19:40:12

PLoS Biology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of biology. It was established in 2003, with the first issue published in October of that year. It was the first journal of the Public Library of Science. As of May 2012, the current editor-in-chief is Jonathan Eisen (University of California, Davis). All content in PLoS Biology is published under the Creative Commons “by-attribution” license. The journal is funded by authors who are charged set fees to publish...

PLoS ONE
2012-04-30 14:56:25

PLoS ONE is an open-access peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLoS). It was established in 2006 as a beta version. In August 2008 it moved from a weekly publication schedule to a daily one, publishing articles as soon as they became ready. In October 2008, it came out of “beta.” In September 2009, PLoS ONE made full online usage of every published article publicly available. The founding managing editor was Chris Surridge. He was succeeded by...

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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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