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2014-04-29 23:16:31

Britannica Digital Learning announced today that for the third year in a row it will be a partner company for The DuPont Challenge, the acclaimed essay contest for middle and high-school students that recognizes excellence in science writing. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning announced today that for the third year in a row it will be a partner company for The DuPont Challenge, the acclaimed essay contest for middle- and high-school students that recognizes...

2014-04-29 23:08:24

Updated for the first time in the last seven years, the new American National Standard for Safe Use of Lasers will be available through the Laser Institute of America, secretariat of the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) Z136, which develops the laser safety standards. The ANSI Z136.1 standard guides the safe use of lasers and laser systems by defining control measures for the seven laser hazard classifications. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 New maximum permissible exposure limits...

2014-04-29 12:29:14

RESTON, Va., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies released its comprehensive study, "World-wide Market for Print: Identifying Global Opportunities for the Print Industry." The research, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), investigated key global and regional printing industry trends, and sized the global printing industry for 51 country markets....

2014-04-29 04:21:23

Gone with the Wind and the Harry Potter series are 2nd and 3rd favorites NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's always one. It might be something you remember fondly from when you were a child. Or, it could be one that just resonated with you years after your first experienced it. For some, it could the one that surprised them the most. That "one" is a favorite book, and with people reading in so many different ways today, it's interesting to see what America's favorite...

2014-04-28 08:25:27

The Anniversary Celebration Kicks-Off, TODAY at 10:00 A.M. with a Battle of the Bands Online Competition CHICAGO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: For 30 years, more than 400,000 people from 48 states have gathered at Old St. Pat's listening to great music and to enjoy the party with a purpose. To commemorate this year's celebration, a "Battle of the Bands" competition starts today! The top two local bands with the most online votes will be given the honor of...

2014-04-25 12:24:22

Former Senior Editor at Newsweek/Daily Beast to Spearhead Magazine's Editorial Team YONKERS, N.Y., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports, the world's largest independent, non-profit product-testing organization, has named Ellen Kampinsky as editor-in-chief of Consumer Reports magazine. In her new role, Ms. Kampinsky will be responsible for overseeing Consumer Reports' flagship publication and working closely with the editorial team to ensure it remains at the...

2014-04-24 23:15:42

The Society of Certified Senior Advisors is offering a class in Denver, Colorado for a live CSA training course. The CSA education program is designed to help professionals work more effectively with their senior clients in order to better serve and protect them. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Society of Certified Senior Advisors (SCSA) announces a new class for its bestselling Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) course in Denver, June 10-13, 2014. The CSA course teaches anyone who works with...

2014-04-24 23:03:05

BrokerVisions announces the release of their revolutionary platform, BrokersCloud, featuring the closest ever StubHub integration Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 On April 23rd, BrokerVisions releases their revolutionary new Point of Sale and Web Platform, BrokersCloud, to the public. BrokersCloud’s breakthrough technology and full integration with StubHub will disrupt the secondary market- uniting and connecting competitors where there was no connection before and relaying...

2014-04-22 12:36:48

Mobile App Shakes Up Online Fashion World with Groundbreaking Virtual Try-on Technology NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched this week, StyleChat is the brand new app that brings your entire fashion world to your phone like no other. The free app allows users to become their own stylist and find the latest fashion trends from anywhere online. Users can then create unique collections, style looks and mix-and-match pieces with items they already have. With groundbreaking new...

2014-04-18 23:07:47

Construction Site Rules Signs to Improve Safety Compliance Garfield, NJ (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 SafetySign.com, a leading source of safety signs, traffic signs, and parking signs, and a division of Brimar Industries, Inc., has just launched a new line of signage to specifically meet the needs of those at construction job sites. Designed to be easily understood and to stand out from other safety compliance signage, these new job site safety signs feature dynamic color use and focus on the...


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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