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2014-07-23 23:05:50

R2i will moderate a panel of leading higher education professionals to discuss the changing landscape in the business of higher education marketing. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The annual eduWeb Conference for the higher education community delivers presentations and workshops to those who are involved in the design, development, marketing strategy, implementation and management of their online presence. This year’s conference will be held August 4-6 at the Hilton Baltimore....

2014-06-10 20:22:12

HAMDEN, Conn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ABC News Correspondent Barbara Walters has done scores of interviews in her 50-year career as a broadcast journalist. Three interviews - with former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, actress Katharine Hepburn and actor Christopher Reeve - had a lasting impact on her. From Thatcher, Walters learned about looking forward. Hepburn, who compared herself to an oak tree, stressed to Walters the importance of remaining strong,...

2014-03-26 23:33:17

Anthropologist Dr. Ronald G. Beckett and his Quinnipiac University colleagues recently used new technology, including RF System Lab’s video borescope, to examine a mummy and dig deeper into her past. Dr. Beckett uses video borescopes to assist in uncovering historical mysteries and has defined this as “anthropological endoscopy”. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 In 1893, the P.T. Barnum Museum was established, not as a circus-themed museum, but dedicated to American...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'