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Founder of Educational Program Transforms Learning Time into Fun Time
Founder of Educational Program Transforms Learning Time into Fun Time
9/2/2015 8:45:06 AM
Home is more than a house. It’s where children get their most important education. But parents need the tools to effectively teach their kids. With short attention spans, an inability to focus, and other behaviors that can frustrate the best parent, learning time can turn into a nightmare. But with Susan Swartz’s practical book entitled, Curriculum: A Really Easy Guide to …
Mold in Classrooms a Problem for Some Students and Faculty as the New School Year Begins
Mold in Classrooms a Problem for Some Students and Faculty as the New School Year Begins
9/1/2015 4:37:54 PM
Students in many parts of the country have already been in class for weeks, while others start the new school year after Labor Day.  Regardless of when students begin school, the indoor environmental quality of their classrooms and other facilities is an essential component for their well-being and ability to learn.   Some schools have been forced to delay the start of the …
New Research Confirms Lack of Sleep Connected To Getting Sick
New Research Confirms Lack of Sleep Connected To Getting Sick
9/1/2015 10:13:37 AM
Scientists have long associated sufficient sleep with good health. Now they’ve confirmed it. In 2009, Carnegie Mellon University’s Sheldon Cohen found for the first time that insufficient sleep is associated with a greater likelihood of catching a cold . To do this, Cohen, who has spent years exploring psychological factors contributing to illness, assessed participants …
Single mothers much more likely to live in poverty than single fathers, study finds
Single mothers much more likely to live in poverty than single fathers, study finds
9/1/2015 10:09:31 AM
Single mothers earn significantly less than single fathers, and they’re penalized for each additional child they have even though the income of single fathers remains the same or increases with each added child in their family. Men also make more for every additional year they invest in education, further widening the gender gap, reports a University of Illinois …
Business Majors Salary Expectations Increase 4.6% to $52,890 for Undergraduates and 5.7% to $72,800 for Graduate Students
Business Majors Salary Expectations Increase 4.6% to $52,890 for Undergraduates and 5.7% to $72,800 for Graduate Students
9/1/2015 9:59:07 AM
Stock-Trak’s semi-annual survey of business majors reveals some striking differences in salary expectations among graduating university students.  Overall, Stock-Trak’s SoBER Index is up 3.7% for Spring 2015 compared to Spring 2014.  The SoBER Index, or “Students of Business Expected Remuneration” Index, is a survey of the salary expectations of the 60,000 …
Handy Backup Solution Has Been Successfully Tested for Windows 10 Compatibility
Handy Backup Solution Has Been Successfully Tested for Windows 10 Compatibility
8/31/2015 9:45:51 AM
Novosoft, LLC announces successful results of internal proof testing of its best-selling solution, Handy Backup, under the newest Windows 10 operating system released by Microsoft in late July. All functions provided by Handy Backup were being proofed for full functionality and compatibility in every aspect with Windows 10 architecture and logics. «We were expecting just …
IBM and GENCI Team to Drive Supercomputing Closer to Exascale
IBM and GENCI Team to Drive Supercomputing Closer to Exascale
8/28/2015 11:50:09 AM
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and GENCI, the high performance computing agency in France, today announced a collaboration aimed at speeding up the path to exascale computing – the ability of a computing system to perform at least one exaflop, or a billion billion calculations, in one second. Currently the fastest systems in the world perform between ten and 33 petaflops, or ten to 33 …
Road to Ready Funding Project: It’s Exciting
Road to Ready Funding Project: It’s Exciting
8/28/2015 8:36:11 AM
Rick Tobin has just launched the public crowd-source funding project to help return the beloved Road to Ready Internet radio show.  The Road to Ready award winning programming originally covered 52 weeks of unique outreach for readiness of all kinds, including needs of the public, business and government.  The weekly shows eventually reached 10,000 listeners a week from 89 …
“The NarrowRoad™,” An Amazon Best-Selling Book is Free For One More Day (08/28/2015)
8/27/2015 5:00:00 AM
Pamela Jolly’s new book, “ The NarrowRoad™: A Guide to Legacy Wealth ” will be available for free download in the Amazon Kindle Store for one more day on August 28th.    After listening to thousands of people unknowingly share the same fears and frustrations about their relationship with money , the author Pamela Jolly created the NarrowRoad™ Method. It is a “guide for the …
Paul McCartney to perform at Bryce Jordan Center Oct. 15
Paul McCartney to perform at Bryce Jordan Center Oct. 15
8/25/2015 12:04:44 PM
Music legend Paul McCartney has confirmed his first-ever performance in central Pennsylvania, as the former Beatles star will take the stage at 8 p.m. on Oct. 15 at Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center as part of his acclaimed “Out There” tour. With tour stops in Japan, South Korea, Europe, the U.K., and the U.S., the “Out There” tour features music spanning McCartney’s entire …
IAQ a Key Component for a Successful School Year as Texas Students Return to Classrooms
IAQ a Key Component for a Successful School Year as Texas Students Return to Classrooms
8/24/2015 10:18:17 AM
Over 80,000 students begin classes today at the Austin Independent School District and similar situations are taking place at school districts across Texas.  In fact, close to 5 million students at over 1,000 school districts statewide are ready to begin the 2015-2016 school year.   School districts face many challenges when it comes to providing a healthy learning …
Researchers developing next generation of high power lasers
Researchers developing next generation of high power lasers
8/21/2015 12:09:04 PM
The research group at the Glasgow-based University are leading efforts to take advantage of plasma, the ubiquitous medium that makes up most of the universe, to make the significant scientific breakthrough. The next generation of high power lasers should be able to crack the vacuum to produce real particles from the sea of virtual particles. Example of these types of lasers …
EXHIBITOR Magazine’s EXHIBITORFastTrak San Diego Brings Accelerated Learning to Trade Show Marketers
EXHIBITOR Magazine’s EXHIBITORFastTrak San Diego Brings Accelerated Learning to Trade Show Marketers
8/20/2015 9:00:00 AM
Exhibitor Media Group, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, confirmed that its EXHIBITOR FastTrak accelerated learning conference is coming to San Diego.   (www.ExhibitorFastTrak.com )  Taking place at the Andaz San Diego on September 29 – October 1, EXHIBITOR FastTrak is open to any professional currently involved or interested …
SIMTICS CEO Offers Medical eLearning as a Solution to the Impending Healthcare Professional Shortage, as Demand for Doctors Steadily Rises in America
SIMTICS CEO Offers Medical eLearning as a Solution to the Impending Healthcare Professional Shortage, as Demand for Doctors Steadily Rises in America
8/19/2015 12:24:32 AM
There will be a shortage of 12.9 million healthcare workers by 2035, according to a report released by the World Health Organization (WHO), entitled ‘A Universal Truth: No Health Without a Workforce’. With the Baby Boomer generation now aging, the demand for doctors is steadily on the rise, and fast becoming a national problem. Currently, the healthcare professional …
Children of Military Parents, Caregivers at Greater Risk for Adverse Outcomes
8/18/2015 11:42:21 AM
Children with parents or caregivers currently serving in the military had a higher prevalence of substance use, violence, harassment and weapon-carrying than their nonmilitary peers in a study of California school children, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics . While most young people whose families are connected to the military demonstrate …
Up to 30 percent less precipitation in the Central Andes in future
Up to 30 percent less precipitation in the Central Andes in future
8/18/2015 11:30:53 AM
The population in the Central Andes already faces water shortages today. Now geographers at the University of Zurich have collaborated with Swiss and South American researchers to show that precipitation in the rainy season could drop noticeably – and this could happen within the next twenty years. In contrast to conventional research projects, which often look at climate …
Mosquito-repelling chemicals identified in traditional sweetgrass
Mosquito-repelling chemicals identified in traditional sweetgrass
8/18/2015 9:47:49 AM
Native North Americans have long adorned themselves and their homes with fragrant sweetgrass ( Hierochloe odorata ), a native plant used in traditional medicine, to repel biting insects, and mosquitoes in particular. Now, researchers report that they have identified the compounds in sweetgrass that keep these bugs at bay. The team will describe their approach in one of more …
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Back To School Guide Includes Yoga for Kids
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Back To School Guide Includes Yoga for Kids
8/15/2015 10:41:18 AM
Thanks to Gwyneth Paltrow’s back to school guide , parents can be rest assured that their children will be adequately prepared for school. Among other things, the Hollywood starlet shares her opinions on why yoga is changing schools for the better. Gwyneth Paltrow quotes a study of school children by Dr. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa - an Assistant Professor of Medicine at …
Statistical Model Helps Police Identify Crime Series; Speeds Aprehension Of Perpetrators
Statistical Model Helps Police Identify Crime Series; Speeds Aprehension Of Perpetrators
8/14/2015 10:10:04 AM
A statistical model—now an easy-to-use software tool—local police can use to identify a series of related crimes and nab a suspect was unveiled today by Michael D. Porter during a presentation at the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM 2015) in Seattle. Porter presented a talk titled “ A Statistical Approach to Crime Linkage ” during a session focused on improving …
Back to School with the Golden Rule
Back to School with the Golden Rule
8/12/2015 4:42:01 PM
Our mothers have been telling us for ages: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” It’s the Golden Rule , one of the most widely-known, most attempted and often failed moral teachings. Thanks to the new Golden Rule Marble ™, we may all move that much closer to accomplishing this widely embraced goal. Available in eleven tiger-eye acrylic colors, the …