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2014-09-08 12:22:57

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cloudburst Group, a leading consulting firm serving public and private sector clients in natural resource management, housing and community development, and public health, announced today that Dr. Gregory Myers has joined the company as Director of Private Sector Engagement. Dr. Myers will oversee Cloudburst's growing practice area supporting private sector clients in improving their policies and practices for managing land...

2014-08-28 08:31:13

Customer Compass Portal offers single place for sharing, tips, demos, updates and more NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Collibra, a pioneer in creating business data authority solutions for the enterprise, today announced the launch of a new online user community called Customer Compass. The portal provides a one-stop shop where business users, data stewards and IT professionals can all go to get tips, share information and best practices, and learn from one another. The portal also...

2014-08-27 23:06:59

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Biopower – Global Market Size, Technology Review, Competitive Landscape, and Key Country Analysis to 2020” to its store. The report provides a clear overview of and detailed insight into the global biopower market. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 “Biopower – Global Market Size, Technology Review, Competitive Landscape, and Key Country Analysis to 2020”, the latest report from industry analysis specialist offers comprehensive information and...

2014-08-26 12:26:33

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please join us for the 110(th) Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), August 28-31, 2014, at the Marriot Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120604/DC18511LOGO-b "The APSA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of political scientists from around the world - over 6,000 - who will present their research at more than 800 panels, poster sessions, and other special...

2014-08-26 08:31:22

DENVER, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Helping (http://www.projecthelping.org) wants to give people with depression an opportunity to feel more empowered and purposeful in their lives. The nonprofit organization's founder, Justin Kruger, has battled depression his entire life; the experience of helping others through volunteering proved to be a turning point in his recovery. Now, through Project Helping, he hopes to share that cathartic experience with the world. "People with...

2014-08-12 12:29:26

SAGE Publications Celebrity promotion of charities is ineffective at raising awareness, but can make the stars more popular with the public, new research says. According to journal articles by three UK academics, "the ability of celebrity and advocacy to reach people is limited" and celebrities are "generally ineffective" at encouraging people to care about "distant suffering". The research, by Professor Dan Brockington, of The University of Manchester, Professor Spensor Henson,...

2014-08-11 08:26:00

LONDON, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens' Rights Watch, or "The Citizens", was recently incorporated in London under UK law with incorporation number 9162648 of 2014, with headquarters in London. The new organization is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit, and goal-oriented organization devoted to the protection of human rights and working to end human rights abuses. The Citizens' primary concern is to promote and protect internationally recognized human...

2014-08-04 12:33:48

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Food Gifting in the U.S. http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/foodservice/food_gifting_u_s.html Buoyed by continued purchase and purchase frequency among higher-income consumers and growing food gifting strength among middle-income consumers, the food gifting market is on track for a 4.9% gain in 2014 and healthy growth through 2016. Across food gifting categories, food gifting marketers...

2014-07-28 12:32:02

Focus on operator efficiency underlines Intersec's desire for simplicity and effectiveness CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research on the big data solutions market, Frost & Sullivan presents Intersec with the 2014 African Customer Value Leadership Award. At the core of Intersec's success is its ability to maximise hardware usage through highly efficient software design implementation. Soon after its inception, Intersec made an important decision...

2014-07-03 16:24:25

TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Koodonation(TM), Canada's first-ever online microvolunteering community is now spreading the spirit of social good from coast to coast with its new French website: nationkoodo.com. Koodonation has been redefining volunteerism since October 2011 by engaging today's online socially-savvy generation in community engagement and philanthropy, all through one, simple online hub: koodonation.com. What started as a grassroots initiative, created to connect...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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