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2013-08-30 23:29:39

Sublime Beauty® offers 30-percent off on its luxurious anti-oxidant facial mask for Labor Day. The sale begins today, and continues through Monday. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Men and women can treat their faces to a holiday over the Labor Day weekend with a luxurious anti-oxidant mask from Sublime Beauty®. The mask is 30-percent off from Friday through Monday, September 2nd. "Everyone needs a little boost," says Kathy Heshelow, founder of Sublime...

2013-08-30 23:03:26

The Justice Project announces launch of new website redesign with improved user functionality, initiative highlights and social media integration. Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The Justice Project is happy to announce the launch of their newly redesigned website on August 14, 2013. The updated design highlights blog content collected from a range of local and international perspectives on educational, economic, environmental and social justice. The Justice Project...

2013-08-29 23:01:39

The Personal, On-The-Go English mLearning Tutor “Who” Uses a Novel Combination of Smart Device and Cloud Technology to Make English Fluency Happen Anywhere, Anytime Golden, CO (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Vocefy, Inc. has announced the launch of Infinite English, a mobile learning app that will challenge all current approaches to learning English. The app uses mobile smart devices and cloud processing to mimic a clever, animated personal tutor named “Vocey.” The friendly online tutor...

2013-08-28 23:03:32

Gabriella Coleman, author of “Coding Freedom: The Aesthetics and the Ethics of Hacking” will visit campus. Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Author Gabriella Coleman, Ph.D., an expert on hackers and digital activism, will discuss The Ethics of Hacking on Thursday, Sept. 19 at the inaugural event of Manhattan College’s Center for Ethics. The Center for Ethics recently relaunched at the College, and has expanded its focus to further engage the College and local community on...

2013-08-28 10:48:20

UT researcher found an increased exposure to art works does not necessarily make people like them more An oil painting of a piece of wood with a sad face sitting on the ground or a pink pony with Disney Princess-like hair. Would people come to like these pieces, considered "bad art" by some websites, if they became more familiar with them? This was a question asked by an international team of scholars including a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, philosophy lecturer. Websites like...

2013-08-15 23:25:02

Founder of Soul Mind Body medicine implores humanity to chant 15 minutes a day for Love Peace Harmony for everyone. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 New York Times bestselling author and founder of Soul Mind Body medicine, Master Zhi Gang Sha, is leading a divine soul healing movement around the world helping individuals to find a path to harmony with the universe, achieve balance in their lives, cleanse their karma, be of service to others, and live a life that fulfills their...

2013-08-14 23:23:20

San Francisco Soul Healing Evening Benefit raises money for school teachers working in the slums of Mumbai, India San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 New York Times bestselling author and founder of Soul Mind Body medicine, Master Zhi Gang Sha, is leading a cause to raise money to help the Anganwadi School teachers of Mumbai, India. On Friday, September 13 at 7:00pm-10:00pm, Master Sha offers a dynamic Soul Healing Evening located at the Marriott Union Square, 480 Sutter Street in...

2013-07-26 18:49:30

Despite being much-maligned, materialism is not always bad for consumers. Loneliness may cause materialism, but the opposite is not necessarily true, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "It is widely believed that there is a vicious cycle in which loneliness leads to materialism and materialism in turn contributes to loneliness. But, contrary to popular beliefs about the universal perils of materialism, the pursuit of material possessions as part of a lifestyle...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • 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.
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