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2014-05-27 15:53:02

Brown University A new study tested whether people believe free will arises from a metaphysical basis or mental capacity. Even though most respondents said they believed humans to have souls, they judged free will and assigned blame for transgressions based on pragmatic considerations — such as whether the actor in question had the capacity to make an intentional and independent choice. Across the board, even if they believed in the concept of a soul, people in a new study ascribed...

2014-05-19 23:05:50

Awards recognise business leaders fostering integrity in the workplace MINNEAPOLIS (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Spanlink Communications, a leading managed services provider for Cisco collaboration and contact center solutions, was named the 2014 small business winner of the Minnesota Business Ethics Awards (MBEA). Award winners were announced Wednesday, May 14 at the 15th annual MBEA luncheon, organized by the Center for Ethical Business Cultures and the Society of Financial Service...

2014-04-04 16:20:51

(All Amounts in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise) VANCOUVER, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G) (NYSE: GG) today announced that the Company and their joint venture partner Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick") have completed the sale of their respective interests in the Marigold mine in Humboldt County, Nevada to Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI, TSX: SSO). Total consideration paid at closing to Goldcorp and Barrick was $275 million. Marigold was a...

2014-03-31 23:01:42

When Tim Emerson, owner of Kwan Yin Healing, agreed to bring the Holistic Chamber of Commerce to Syracuse, NY, he knew there was a wealth of talented businesses and practitioners in the region. He called in a few associates specializing in working with holistic businesses to offer useful information to prospective members – Tad Hargrave of “Marketing for Hippies,” and Mark Silver of “Heart of Business” – the first on marketing holistic business, and the second on effective...

2014-03-29 23:04:09

Famous Philosophers is created as a free-to-use resource for those seeking to learn more about philosophers and how they have influenced our world. (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 The recently published Famous-Philosophers.com seeks to assist those who want to learn more about or research prominent philosophers throughout human history. The site features philosophers from all time periods and all civilizations or nations. Alongside a biography of famous philosophers, the website also elaborates on...

2014-03-27 23:33:47

The consumer reporter NewsWatch will discuss Sublime Beauty's Face Whisperer® Advanced Eye Gel on the History and Biography Channel news spots this morning. The patented gel reduces dark circles, bags and wrinkles under the eyes. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The Face Whisperer® Advanced Eye Gel is getting television airtime this morning. The Sublime Beauty® serum reduces dark circles, bags and wrinkles with three patented ingredients that were developed in...

2014-03-27 16:22:32

TSX: G NYSE: GG VANCOUVER, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) will release first quarter results prior to market open on Thursday, May 1, 2014. A conference call will be held Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. (PDT) to discuss the results. Participants may join the call by dialing toll free 866-223-7781 or 416-340-2216 for calls outside Canada and the U.S. A recorded playback of the call will be available until June 1, 2014 by dialing...

2014-03-20 12:33:21

ST. LOUIS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, as a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company®. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO The award recognizes organizations that continue to raise the bar on ethical leadership and corporate behavior. World's Most Ethical Company...

2014-03-20 08:30:35

Novation only company in health care group purchasing space to earn both World's Most Ethical Companies and Ethics Inside® Certification honors three years in a row IRVING, Texas, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association, and Provista, announced that it was recognized as...

2014-03-05 08:30:22

Recognized by Ethisphere for Leadership in Ethics and Compliance Programs and Practices IRVING, Texas, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company, today announced that it has again earned the prestigious Ethics Inside® Certification from the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center for research, best practices and thought leadership in corporate ethics and compliance and designator of the World's Most...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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