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2014-05-27 08:20:53

Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest's 'Science of Sports' Science Fair team one of a handful of teams from across the country to be honored WALTHAM, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House will host three participants in the Raytheon / New England Patriots "Science of Sports" competition at its annual Science Fair on Tuesday, May 27, which highlights science projects from students across the nation. Youth representing Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest's Hudson Clubhouse are...

2014-05-24 04:20:46

In response to an article published by PBS, ArtSchools.com, a leading directory of top art schools, applauds First Lady Michelle Obama for promoting arts education with a White House talent show. BOHEMIA, N.Y., May 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ArtSchools.com, a leading online directory of top art schools, applauds Michelle Obama for organizing a White House talent show to raise awareness of the importance of arts education. Photo -...

2014-05-20 23:05:19

EduCanon, Plugsurfing, and CancerIQ Win in Education, Energy, and Health Categories During the Week-long Festival that Drew More Than 7,000 Attendees Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, announced the winners of its global Challenge Cup competition that took place during Challenge Festival in Washington, D.C. from May 9th – 17th. The Challenge Cup is a global competition of startups revolutionizing education,...

2014-05-16 20:20:05

Michigan Congressman Dan Kildee to Speak at Gathering May 19, Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C., to mark Hekmati's 1,000th day in Iran's Evin Prison WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning at 12:20am Monday, May 19, former Marine Terry Mahoney will stand vigil for 1,000 minutes, leading a peaceful vigil at Lafayette Park in front of the White House and reflecting on Amir's imprisonment. He will emphasize that Amir and his family have suffered long enough. At 11:00am and...

2014-05-15 16:26:07

A White House Talent Show, Capitol Hill Fly-in, and D.C. School Event will Showcase the Connection Between the Arts and Student Achievement WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama, the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH), the U.S. Department of Education, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and a number of top performers and artists will participate in a series of events next week to showcase the importance...

2014-05-01 16:37:18

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today backed six broad policy recommendations outlined in the White House report on Big Data and praised the report for identifying potential dangers of discrimination and threats to privacy in what the report called "a world where data collection will be increasingly ubiquitous, multidimensional, and permanent." "I expected the White House team to focus on the benefits of Big Data and gloss over the very...

2014-04-24 23:17:18

From Warehouse Winery to White House Wine, Adam and Dianna Lee’s Cult Pinot Noir Label Has Gained an Impressive Following While Staying True to its Roots Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Twenty years ago this month, Texas-transplants, and self-taught winemakers Adam and Dianna Lee launched Siduri Wines with the purchase of their first Pinot Noir grapes from the Rose Vineyard in Anderson Valley. They made just one wine that first year, 107 cases of the 1994 Rose Vineyard Pinot Noir...

2014-04-18 16:21:22

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House move to further the delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline after almost six years of exhaustive review is not in our national interest and Congress should act, API President and CEO Jack Gerard said today. "It's a sad day for America's workers when politics trumps job creating policy at the White House," said Gerard. "After nearly six years of review, repeated research on the pipeline's benefits to economic...

2014-04-17 12:26:03

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama and White House Chef Sam Kass will deliver a special message to students during Scholastic's Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode launching April 29(th) at www.scholastic.com/mathematics. The Scholastic Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode is designed to show students in grades 5 and up the connections between math and careers in the culinary arts while encouraging healthy eating....

2014-04-17 08:28:18

Women's Retailer Launches Its Fourth Annual Campaign to Boost Awareness and Raise Funds For Local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chico's FAS, Inc., and its family of brands - Chico's, White House Black Market, Soma, and Boston Proper - announce the launch of its fourth May is For Miracles campaign, a multi-faceted program to raise funds for the 170 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals) across the United States and...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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