Latest Thought Stories

2013-09-08 23:03:13

The Environmental Accreditation Program allows laboratories a choice in their assessment services. Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Laboratory Accreditation Bureau (L-A-B), a division of A-S-B, is proud to announce a contract with the Florida Department of Health to provide on-site assessment services to applicant and certified laboratories as part of the Florida Environmental Laboratory Certification Program (Florida ELAP). L-A-B will work closely with the Department of Health...

2013-08-29 23:03:42

Recent research highlights the importance of adopting a word study approach towards learning spelling as opposed to traditional approaches of rote learning, highlighted the eReflect team. The research proves that Ultimate Spelling is indeed the ideal software for users that wish to learn spelling. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Ultimate Spelling, a product by eReflect, is a spelling tutor program that allows users to learn to spell with ease. The unique teaching and learning...

2013-08-27 23:18:14

Can the thinking of leaders be shifted to change the world? Jim Kouzes & Barry Posner agree with Dr. Cheryl Lentz in new refractive thinker book that answers this question. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Dr. Cheryl Lentz has asked the question for years, "Can we change the way leaders think?" Her philosophy is simple, "I critically think to be, I refractively think to change the world." It was this philosophy that inspired her to create the Refractive...

2013-08-19 14:03:20

Getting kids to share their toys is a never-ending battle, and compelling them to do so never seems to help. New research suggests that allowing children to make a choice to sacrifice their own toys in order to share with someone else makes them share more in the future. The new findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. These experiments, conducted by psychological scientists Nadia Chernyak and Tamar Kushnir of Cornell...

2013-07-09 23:21:10

Web-based Software Eases Creation, Management of Credentials Displayed as Digital Open Badges. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Professional Examination Service, the most experienced organization in professional licensure and certification services, today announced version 1.0 of ProExam Vault, its secure, web-based platform for issuing, sharing and storing digital credentials and micro-credentials. ProExam Vault is designed to make it simple for credential issuers (such as professional...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'