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2013-05-10 23:20:57

YMCA leaders explain how the camp experience goes beyond childcare, improving a child´s health, behavior, confidence and success in school. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 For generations, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte has built a legacy of providing kids and teens with enriching, safe and fun summer camp experiences with caring staff and volunteers who model positive values that build kids´ character. Operating for 138 years, the Y is a leading nonprofit that has built a...

2013-05-09 23:44:01

Social media platform will facilitate online sales between friends using “4-click” interface. Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Social networking site, Looky.co today launched its unique online friends-based sales platform. Looky.co will encourage the buying and selling of products and services between friends and the people they are connected with. The first 10,000 users to create a Looky.co profile will be rewarded with a lifetime gift of free marketplace...

2013-05-06 23:16:39

Assessing data from 1,665 people, Queendom´s statistics reveal that people who do not self-monitor are less popular among their social group than those who do. They are also less sensitive to social cues, have more difficulty understanding body language, and have much more trouble controlling their anger. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 In an often in-your-face, uncensored social world, should people feel free to voice or do whatever they want? Is policing one´s words and...

2013-05-05 23:02:50

Etech 7 CEO Emil Isanov announces new information on the power that website content creation can have for a business´ public image. (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 When consumers or prospective investors go to investigate whether a company is right for them, the majority often look up a company name on a search engine and inevitably find themselves at the company´s website. Yet despite this, many companies often neglect the one thing fueling their websites, social networking pages, and blog...

2013-05-02 23:17:33

The United States continues to have among the highest adolescent pregnancy and birth rates in the industrialized world. Now is the time to continue efforts to reduce unintended teen pregnancy by taking action during National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month (NTPPM) sponsored by Advocates for Youth. Washington (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The United States continues to have among the highest adolescent pregnancy and birth rates in the industrialized world. Now is the time to continue our efforts to...

2013-04-16 12:34:20

The use of social media by older people can offer valuable additional support in cases of sickness and diseases, new research from the University of Luxembourg has shown. In a new publication, Dr Anja Leist from the University's Research Unit INSIDE, concludes that possibilities for a systematic application in clinical practice seem promising. With the rise of user-friendly devices such as tablets and other web-enabled devices, older adults now engage in social media, such as online...

Social Media Linked to Poor Academic Performance
2013-04-11 18:51:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Could texting, tweeting and other use of social media hurt one´s GPA? That´s what researchers from The Miriam Hospital´s Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine sought to discover, and the results are that the widespread use of social media among college students, which includes texting to chatting on mobile phones and even just posting status updates on Facebook, could take an academic toll. According to...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin