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2011-07-25 09:50:00

Plus: Mrs. Obama and Mrs. Biden on their own Political Aspirations WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just five days after the death of Osama bin Laden was announced, First Lady Michelle Obama and vice-presidential spouse Jill Biden sat down with AARP The Magazine at the White House for an exclusive, wide-ranging interview about military families and discovering with the rest of the world that a team of U.S. Navy Seals had raided a compound in Pakistan, killing the man...

2011-06-16 13:08:18

The first roadmap to mathematical modeling of a powerful basic "decision circuit" in breast cancer has been developed and published in Nature Reviews Cancer. The preliminary mathematical model is the first result of a $7.5 million federal grant, awarded to scientists at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) and collaborators at Virginia Tech and Fox Chase Cancer Center, to develop a systems approach to understanding and treating one of the...

2011-06-07 02:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The highly-anticipated debut album INVINSIBLE from singer-songwriter SKYLAR GREY will be released in Fall 2011 from Alex da Kid's KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records, it was officially announced today. A teaser track from the album, "Dance Without You," is available as a free download today, for 48 hours only, at www.skylargreymusic.com. Grey has made a name for herself lending her songwriting and singing talents to such acts as Eminem and...

2011-06-06 10:20:00

LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Marx and other award-winning songwriters will perform their hits at The Songs of Our Lives concert to benefit the Fulfillment Fund - a nonprofit organization which helps Los Angeles youth overcome obstacles in pursuit of their dreams of higher education - on Monday, June 13 at 7:30 pm at the Wadsworth Theatre. With actor Tony Danza as emcee, the concert will feature a special performance by the legendary songwriting duo Norman Gimbel and...

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2011-05-09 08:10:00

On Wednesday, April 27th, Science@NASA writer Dauna Coulter found herself near ground zero as a super-outbreak of tornadoes ripped through North Alabama. This is the story about the science of the event she wrote and submitted from within the disaster zone. April 27, 2011: Tornado sirens wailed all day long. They'd sound off and then wind down for a little while, only to start up again a few minutes later as forecasters spotted yet another hook echo on their radars and adrenaline-revved storm...

2011-04-11 09:15:00

NEW YORK, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- She's the one who always has your back. Whenever you need her, she's always right there to cheer you on. In honor of "besties" everywhere, ESSENCE declares April 13th as "Girlfriends Appreciation Day." Join women around the world in this celebration of sisterhood as we encourage women to do something extra special for their "besties"--whether it's a spa treat, a mall shopping trip, or dinner at her favorite restaurant--all in honor of this day. Be...

2011-03-22 13:00:08

From the mundane to the magnificent, researchers find when women explore their feelings about being or becoming 'older women' their responses can be both challenging and humorous. Findings from the project entitled 'Look at me! Images of Women and Ageing' have revealed the complexity of women's feelings about images of ageing. These findings are presented in various exhibitions in Sheffield running from 9 March to 15 April. Ageing is undoubtedly about the body, and pressure to deny ageing is...

2011-01-29 00:02:02

Crowd-sourcing strategy allows direct response community to customize education program at upcoming Great Ideas Summit, Feb. 28 "“ Mar. 2 at Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) January 27, 2011 The Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) has announced the line-up for the education program to be presented at The Great Ideas Summit 2011"”the premiere mid-winter event in the direct response (DR) space. The event will be held February 28-March 2, 2011 at the Hilton...

2011-01-21 00:00:47

US eLearning Market Reaches $18.2 billion in 2010 Monroe, WA (PRWEB) January 20, 2011 The US market for Self-paced eLearning will grow to $24.2 billion by 2015 according to a new report by Ambient Insight called, "The US Market for Self-paced eLearning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis." This report forecasts five-year online learning expenditures by eight buyer segments: consumer, corporate, federal government, state and local government, PreK-12 academic, higher...

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2010-10-12 08:54:06

"You don't have to go out into the woods anymore," says tick expert Brian F. Allan, PhD, who just completed a postdoctoral appointment at Washington University in St. Louis. "The deer are bringing tick-borne disease to us." So, it stands to reason that anything deer like, might increase the risk of tick-borne disease for people. The invasive plant bush honeysuckle, for example. Yes, that leafy shrub with the lovely egg-shaped leaves on arching branches, fragrant white or yellow flowers and...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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