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Faces Are More Likely To Seem Alive When We Want To Feel Connected

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...

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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...

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,...

2014-09-04 23:01:03

NoBullying releases today the Ultimate School Bullying Facts Guide for Parents http://nobullying.com/bullying-facts-the-numbers/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 For all parents, starting school can be a nightmare, from adjustments to tracking classes and activities, it can get very stressful. But when school bullying is also a possibility, knowledge is power when it comes to dealing with bullying in school. NoBullying releases today the ultimate guide to school bullying facts. The...

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2014-09-04 11:23:23

Have you ever watched an ongoing problem on the news and thought, “I have a solution for that?” You might want to think about a career in negotiation and dispute resolution. Skilled negotiators work in the corporate world, in government, in the legal system, and in virtually all industries. If you have a knack for soothing tensions and generating solutions, you might make the world a better place by getting hands-on with dispute resolution. What Does a Negotiator Do? Negotiators bring...

2014-09-03 23:04:45

Trend report examines how and why families are evolving. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 JWT, the world’s best-known marketing communications brand, focuses on the real modern family in its latest trend report. As the notion of family rapidly evolves, “Meet the New Family” explores how and why household makeup, interpersonal ties and family structures are changing. Marriage is no longer a given in many parts of the world, nor are children; at the same time, gay couples are...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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