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2014-07-17 08:29:44

Inform Voters of Gridlock Cures--Not Just Causes. OMAHA, Neb., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American voters are frustrated and they don't know what to do about it. A recent Gallup survey pegged congressional disapproval at 80% for 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127826 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127825 Voters are fearful that the 2014 election will only lead to two more years of the same politics they've suffered for the last two years. This...

2014-06-05 23:14:39

The science-based process of the CAPOW! iPhone app allows women to coach themselves to greater confidence. Asheville, North Carolina, USA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 CAPOW! is a new iPhone app designed to assist women to build higher levels of self-confidence. CAPOW! Confidence And the Power Of Women is available for download from the App Store on June 3, 2014. The app contains a simple three-step process for women to coach themselves to greater confidence with a fun, up-to-date and...

2014-04-16 23:10:42

Survey & Ballot Systems to host online seminar that demonstrates how web elections can help co-ops boost participation, engage younger members and improve voting efficiencies. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS), a leading provider of election services and secure Internet voting systems, today announced that it will host a live webinar Wednesday, April 30, 2014. The online event, titled Online Voting for Cooperatives will examine how co-ops are...

2013-05-11 23:03:09

VotRite LLC, electronic touchscreen voting systems have successfully completed the Queens Community College and Long Island University student elections. (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 “VotRite already has a strong presence in the voting community for various organized membership voting organizations," said VotRite´s Managing Partner Antonia Rollandi. “The user interface and the simplicity of our products offer our clients the expediency to enrich their voting experience.”...

2013-05-07 23:29:30

Carlos Xuma's new report explains that confidence in the dating arena starts with confidence at the core. And once armed with this, men can be irresistibly attractive to women. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Gaining confidence with women boils down to recognizing what makes an individual unique and realizing that everyone has value, says Dating Expert Carlos Xuma in his new report. “Many men lack confidence in dating because they are mistakenly caught up in the idea that all women...

2012-08-02 23:02:00

MADin15.org, recently launched by Adam Radly, now gives a voice to volunteers to help shape public opinion by participating in polls and surveys and by signing petitions. Santa Monica (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 MADin15 means Make a Difference in 15 minutes and was launched to enable anyone to Make A Difference in the world, primarily by connecting non-profits with volunteer resources. Public opinion polls and surveys have proven to be a powerful tool in shaping public policy and general...

2012-08-02 13:10:33

Neighbors' lawn signs, public opinion polls and even a conversation in the next restaurant booth can affect how people vote in an election. But it all depends on how far away the election is. In a new research article published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, scientists Alison Ledgerwood and Shannon Callahan of the University of California, Davis conducted two different studies examining the relationship between abstract thinking and group...

2012-07-10 23:02:03

Online survey company tellwut.com asks voters to choose the novels, films, music and images that best sum up the nation on it's birthday. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 To celebrate the July 4th holiday, online survey site tellwut.com asked 300-400 of their voter members to identify the most iconic Americana in a number of different categories What is American music? Rock 'N' Roll was the most popular answer with 42% of the votes. Country music was the closest runner up with 30%. Jazz,...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'