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2014-08-19 23:02:02

Three-county California Voter Foundation study finds late return, missing signatures and non-matching signatures are top reasons why some vote-by-mail ballots cast go uncounted. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 A new report issued today by the California Voter Foundation (CVF) finds that the top three reasons why some ballots go uncounted in three counties studied are that they are received too late, lack the voter’s signature, or the signature on the ballot envelope does not...

2014-08-19 23:01:22

Internet Stalking, a Guide Released Today by NoBullying - http://nobullying.com/internet-stalking/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Internet is filled with dangers. From phishing, flaming, scamming to cyber bullying, being online needs more than just a good laptop. It is time for concerned parents and educators to learn and spread awareness about the dangers of Internet Stalking with the help of NoBullying’s guide, released today. Internet stalking is often referred to as...

2014-08-18 08:25:44

The Biology of the 2nd Reich debuts August, 18th 2014 SEATTLE, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Biology of the 2nd Reich, a new 14-minute documentary, tells the little-known story of the influence of Social Darwinism on German militarism leading up to World War I, including an exploration of the German military's genocidal policies in Southwest Africa. This August marks the centennial of the outbreak of World War I, one of the most horrific episodes in human history....

2014-08-18 08:25:26

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allison Beck, Deputy Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), issued the following statement this morning on tentative agreements between the Metropolitan Opera and two of its largest unions, Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians and the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA): "I am pleased to announce that after many hours of intense negotiations, representatives of the Metropolitan Opera,...

2014-08-15 23:00:57

Los Angeles clinical hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner, Sherly Sulaiman, shares her experiences treating actors, entertainers and other artists, and the common threads that often lead them to depression. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 “Sherly, I got the part!” my client, Mary (not her real name), exclaimed on the phone, as she excitedly explained that she got the part in the pilot for which she was auditioning. I could almost see the tears of joy in her eyes. Quite...

2014-08-14 23:02:09

MarketReportsStore.com adds “Construction in Vietnam – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018” to its store. Vietnamese construction industry's growth prospects by market, project type and type of construction activity. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Vietnamese construction industry recorded a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.12% during the review period (2009–2013). However, industry growth slowed from 19.7% in 2011 to 7.0% in 2013, due to a slump in the...

2014-08-12 12:29:26

SAGE Publications Celebrity promotion of charities is ineffective at raising awareness, but can make the stars more popular with the public, new research says. According to journal articles by three UK academics, "the ability of celebrity and advocacy to reach people is limited" and celebrities are "generally ineffective" at encouraging people to care about "distant suffering". The research, by Professor Dan Brockington, of The University of Manchester, Professor Spensor Henson,...

2014-08-12 08:31:01

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of International Youth Day on Aug. 12, Creative Associates International recognizes those who are working to provide opportunities and hope to young people, particularly those in conflict and post-conflict environments. (www.CreativeAssociatesInternational.com) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135298 "Today's youth are incredibly capable and resilient, and want to be part of positive change in their families and...

2014-08-12 08:27:17

Announces Original Book Titles for Publication in 2015 LOS ANGELES, Aug 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Gregory Kaplan, founder and CEO of Bridge21 Publications LLC (www.bridge21.us), has launched ThreeL Media (www.threelmedia.com) to fill a void in the marketplace for post-ideological, cross-disciplinary and pragmatic perspectives on human sexuality. ThreeL Media will operate as a multi-platform publisher of printed and digital content focused on intersections of sexuality with health,...

2014-08-05 23:00:58

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Commerce Department hosting the event. GILSUM, N.H. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Bill Whyte, CEO and founder of the W.S. Badger Co. Inc., a leader in the natural personal care category, will attend the first-ever U.S.-Africa Business Forum August 5, a day focused on trade and investment opportunities on the continent. Held at the Mandarin Oriental in the District of Columbia, the forum is part of President Obama’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the largest any U.S....


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.