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2014-09-17 08:24:27

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report finds that inmates who are taught communication and conflict-resolution skills believe these skills will improve the quality of their relationships, decrease their likelihood of re-offending, and increase their chances of finding employment post-release. Unshackled Potential: The Impact of Relationship Education on Incarcerated Populations is the most recent publication by Healthy Relationships California (HRC), the nation's...

2014-09-16 23:02:07

“Nobel Prize for Child Advocates” to Recognize Seven Heroes for Transforming the Lives of the World’s Most Vulnerable Children New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Seven heroes who have dramatically improved the lives of children around the world will be honored in New York City on November 6 by World of Children Award (http://www.worldofchildren.org), the only global recognition and funding program that honors individuals serving vulnerable children worldwide. Hailed by the...

2014-09-12 23:09:38

VotRite has unveiled a new voting machine, which will bring the democratic process to shopping centers, retail stores, and beyond. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The right to vote is routinely championed as one of the hallmarks of the American experience—but the ability to vote is another matter entirely. As ballot-casting technology has improved and expanded, the logistics involved with voting have grown both more accessible but also more complex. A company called VotRite seeks to make the...

2014-09-10 12:33:17

New Study by Oxford Economics and SAP Finds Companies Lack Strategy and Solutions to Engage and Manage an Increasingly Global, Diverse and Contingent Workforce LAS VEGAS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses are facing the most diverse work environment that the world has ever seen with five different generations working together, across geographies -- each with different skills, experiences and work habits. More of these workers will be freelancers and long-term contractors. All of this...

2014-09-10 12:32:34

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) and Capital One today announced the winner of the Multi-city Financial Empowerment Hackathon, a national effort to create software applications (apps) focused on financial inclusion. Representing San Francisco, MEDAPulse, in partnership with the Mission Economic Development Agency, won the national competition with a tool that helps financial counselors better engage with clients by using...

socially disconnected
2014-09-10 02:30:49

Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science Feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “This increased sensitivity to animacy suggests that people are casting a wide net when looking for people they can possibly relate to — which may ultimately help them maximize opportunities to...

2014-09-09 23:14:06

Engaged2Perform is excited to announce a partnership with International Institute of Learning to offer a new program that is dramatically altering the landscape of the modern workplace – for the better!: Grateful Leadership: Using the Power of Acknowledgment to Engage, Motivate, and Keep Your Best People, (by world-renowned author Judith W. Umlas, published in 2013) Kitchener, Ontario (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Engaged2Perform is excited to announce a partnership with International...

2014-09-09 23:01:26

In a survey involving a number of school students in the UK, it was found that almost 20% of LGBT students have attempted suicide at least once. NoBullying discusses this matter in an article released today. http://www.nobullying.com/20-of-lgbt-bullied-students-have-attempted-suicide-at-least-once/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 In a survey spanning schools in the United Kingdom and European schools, it has been found that there is a direct relation between homophobic bullying and...

2014-09-08 12:29:39

Top-Tier Insurance Paired with Revolutionary Platform means Easier-Than-Ever Insurance Experience BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Health (Maxwell) announced today that a leading suite of employee benefits from The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian) would be included in their online private marketplace. Maxwell's marketplace will include Guardian's employee benefit options such as life insurance, disability, critical Illness, cancer, vision and...

2014-09-04 23:08:23

Skout's Survey for National Women's Friendship Month Reveals This and Other Fun Facts! San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 In honor of National Women's Friendship Month, which is observed during September, Skout, the leading global social network for meeting new people, recently conducted a survey among women to uncover the latest trends and habits around women's friendship in today's digital society. Skout, which helps its users expand their social circles,...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.