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2014-02-10 23:26:43

Reading increases people’s emotional intelligence and improves their "people skills," making it easier for them to get ahead professionally and socially, eReflect reported today. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 People who read a lot have an advantage over those who don’t, especially when it comes to understanding other people’s intentions, thoughts, motivations, and wants. A recent study on how a person's Theory of Mind improves by reading fiction showed...

2014-02-10 23:02:18

eReflect regularly provides timely information with the 7 Speed Reading™ blog readers, including foolproof tips for a more productive 2014. In a recent post, the blog editors discuss how planning ahead and sticking to a plan are two timeless strategies for achieving goals. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The parent company of 7 Speed Reading software, eReflect, shares its top efficiency tips for 2014 with digital citizens of the world. The tips constitute the basis for...

2014-02-10 08:33:18

Analyst Will Specialize in Telecom Datacenter Technology Issues NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com), the research division of Light Reading, announced today that veteran telecom industry analyst Rosalyn Roseboro is joining the organization as Senior Analyst specializing in telecom datacenter technology issues, effective immediately. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110913/SF67580LOGO-a) Roseboro comes to Heavy Reading with nearly...

2014-02-06 12:29:48

Grants to Support Programs Focused on Community Service, Digital Literacy and Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders EXTON, Pa., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty nonprofit organizations in Comcast's Keystone Region have been awarded a total of $591,000 in grants from the Comcast Foundation to support programs focused on community service, digital literacy and empowering tomorrow's leaders. Comcast's Keystone Region includes portions of northeastern, central and western Pennsylvania, the Maryland...

2014-02-05 16:23:17

READING, Pa., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS) the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, announced today results for its third quarter of fiscal 2014, which ended on December 29, 2013. Net earnings attributable to EnerSys stockholders ("Net earnings") for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 were $55.3 million, or $1.10 per diluted share, including a favorable net of tax impact of $0.03 per share from a net tax credit of $22.1 million from...

2014-02-05 12:26:59

READING, Pa., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QUINCY AND BUCK, written by Camille Matthews and illustrated by Michelle Black, is scheduled for release in hardback and eBook by Pathfinder Equine Publications on March 15, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/PH59344 ) In his new adventure, a red horse named Quincy finds himself face to face with a bully. On his first trail ride in the desert, Quincy fears wild animals he might encounter. Then he finds out that the...

2014-02-05 08:35:40

Topics include software-defined networking, network functions virtualization, small-cell architectures, next-generation policy and charging, big-data analytics, and mobile network security NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today unveiled the telecommunications luminaries that will provide vision, understanding, and awareness on the hottest trends in the industry at The Big...

2014-02-02 23:00:29

Reading speed improvement software hailed as a top tool for becoming a proficient speed reader, eReflect reported today, citing a recent commendation of its e-learning product, 7 Speed Reading. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The amount of information and content created each day is enough to cause a great deal of anxiety for people who want to keep up with everything that’s going on in the world. For this reason, today speed reading is considered a skill people ought to...

2014-01-31 12:24:02

Partnership connects importance of children's oral health and literacy WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Seuss-tastic secret behind the National Education Association's Read Across America program, which is celebrated by 45 million people annually, is that it makes reading fun for kids. For the second year, NEA will use its highly Seuss-cessful children's literacy program to raise awareness of a culprit--oral health problems--that's causing U.S. school-aged...

2014-01-31 08:24:15

Responsible for the Profitable Growth of the Light Reading and Heavy Reading Portfolios NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The market-leading online community for the global communications sector, Light Reading (www.lightreading.com) today announced that media sales veteran Jonathan Keller has been promoted from Senior Director of Global Sales to Senior Vice President of Sales for Light Reading and Heavy Reading. Keller is based in San Francisco and will continue to report to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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