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2014-07-14 12:26:04

The Book Spotlights Why, How to Teach Students Focus-Related Skills in Preparation for Impending Challenges NORTHAMPTON, Mass., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel Goleman, author of the international bestsellers Emotional Intelligence and Focus, and a founder of the social and emotional learning movement, collaborates with Peter Senge, author of The Fifth Discipline and renowned systems thinking expert at MIT, in the new book The Triple Focus: A New Approach to Education (More Than...

2011-02-15 16:52:00

MILLBROOK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 17th, the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies will be releasing a new report on the outlook for converting forest biomass into renewable energy in the Northeast. Forest Biomass and Bioenergy: Opportunities and Constraints in the Northeastern United States details the availability of forest resources and the applications that are the most effective at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and foreign oil dependence while promoting rural...

2009-12-18 13:11:46

Human activity is increasing the supply of nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, to stream systems all over the world. The conventional wisdom"”bolstered by earlier research"”has held that these additional nutrients cause an increase in production all along the food chain, from the tiniest organisms up to the largest predators. A long-term, ecosystem-scale study by a team of University of Georgia researchers, however, has thrown this assumption into question. The...

2009-12-07 09:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded an $18.6 million, five-year contract to support the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD), Philadelphia, Penn., under the Seaport-e contract vehicle. Under this contract, General Dynamics will provide engineering and technical support of machinery control, machinery information and machinery automation systems. The...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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