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2013-09-10 23:22:03

Alkaline water filtration company to donate up to $10,000 for basic education to impoverished community. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Going back to school can be costly for some but for many children access to an education isn’t even an option. The public school system in Bangladesh does not exist in slum areas, which can make up nearly 60 per cent of the population. Getting a job outside of the slum requires a basic education, making it impossible for most of the people living there. And...

2013-08-16 23:20:48

HUD’s Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) scored NRHA assisted-rental apartment properties 90 out of a possible 100 based on physical conditions, financial, management operations and capital fund program execution. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 NRHA Board of Commissioners Chairman W. Sheppard Miller announced August 14 that recent assessments by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rate NRHA assisted-rental housing and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)...

2013-08-12 10:14:27

Smart people are just as racist as their less intelligent peers—they're just better at concealing their prejudice, according to a University of Michigan study. "High-ability whites are less likely to report prejudiced attitudes and more likely to say they support racial integration in principle," said Geoffrey Wodtke, a doctoral candidate in sociology. "But they are no more likely than lower-ability whites to support open housing laws and are less likely to support school busing and...

2013-08-02 11:18:46

Social isolation may make some people more susceptible to unfair marketing practices People who feel isolated are more inclined to make riskier financial decisions for bigger payoffs, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 121st Annual Convention. In a presentation entitled "Effects of Social Exclusion on Financial Risk-Taking," Rod Duclos, PhD, assistant professor of marketing at the Hong Kong University of Science and...

2013-06-26 16:30:55

Asians – recently found to be the fastest growing minority group in the U.S. – have been described as the least segregated minority group in the U.S. In fact, Chinese and Indians are segregated almost as highly as Hispanics, and Vietnamese segregation is almost as high as that of African Americans. At the same time, every Asian nationality except Vietnamese lives on average in neighborhoods with higher income and share of college-educated residents than do non-Hispanic whites. This...

2013-06-03 23:22:31

Cosmetics Cop Paula Begoun and the Paula´s Choice Research Team have the tips and tricks to achieve perfect (and worry-free) wedding day makeup. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 The dress is ready, the music entertainment booked, the hall rented, and the invitations mailed — summer wedding season is upon us. For a lot of women, that walk down the aisle is one of the most important, elegant moments of their lives. Putting all this together is a daunting task that takes...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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