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The Big City Dog Whisperer In New CBS Series "Dogs In The City"
2012-05-30 22:15:00
CBS is presenting a first for network TV; a dog whisperer straight from New York City, a Manhattan-based professional 'dog-guru,' who visits homes with dog problems just like cable stars Cesar Milan and Victoria Stilwell. His name is Justin Silver, he's self-taught, and he's all New Yorker!
Free PDF of "Know Thyself: A Kid's Guide to the Archetypes" by Kiersten Ma
2012-05-30 16:47:00
Reblogged from Therapy with Kiersten Marek, LICSW: I am currently in the final stages of revisions for my first ever therapy book, “Know Thyself: A Kid’s Guide to the Archetypes.” If you would like to receive a free PDF of the book, please send me an email at This offer is only good until ...
Calcium Supplement Study: Your Bones Or Your Heart?
2012-05-30 10:00:00
Though the majority of physicians recommend calcium supplements for bone strength, some to women over 40, but most just to postmenopausal women, there have been studies that indicate that such supplementation is not the best medicine for heart health.
Voicetap In The Process Of Raising $7 Million; Education Via Mobiles To Get
2012-05-29 11:25:00
Voicetap, a New-Delhi based company is in active talks to raise US$ 7 Million in its second round of funding. The 3 year old technology startup is focused on offering Education centric Value Added Services (VAS) to telecom operators. The multi-country funding campaign will have Venture Capital funding from Singapore, US & India. So far the company has already managed to raise US$ 1 Million from CCube Angles (Singapore), Frontline Strategy & Angle Investor Umesh Kumar Baveja. What does Voicetap do? In our earlier review of the company, Voicetap was aiming to be a collaborative effort platform for information seekers to get the same from others who are proficient in the matters. While it started of as an inbound-calls only helpline, it soon spread on as SMS & internet based service too. In simpler words, the company offers a platform to connect the people who are seeking relevant information to people who are knowledgeable. With a US$ 0.75 Million seed funding from a Sing...
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Reputation Risk and Brand Damage Control ? UR DOIN IT RONG!!11!!!!
2012-05-24 20:27:00
As sometimes happens, I was yammering with some compatriots about how no one ever posts a story around these here dusty corners of the interwebs and then BLAMMO, I listened to a podcast and actually learned something. (foreshadowing) One of the (actually very large number of great) podcasts that are put out by the Canadian ...
Can Gamification Of Concepts Revolutionize The Education Process?
2012-05-24 09:05:00
The World Wide Web is a potent tool, with endless use case scenarios. It lead to emails, which killed traditional post. It lead to online gaming, which killed the video game arcade. It changed the way we bank, shop, and travel. In a country like India, Information Technology and the Mobile Web have affected us the most. Now a large percentage of Indians are connected to the Internet through at least one medium. However, one sector has still been shielded from the dynamic effects of the web: The Education Sector! Decade old syllabi, unmotivated teachers and lack of upgradation has meant today’s children learn in school in just the same way people were learning 20 years ago. However, this could all change. There exist some trailblazers who are trying to change the way our kids learn and the way they apply it in day to day life, through a process known as Gamification. Gamification is the use of  game design techniques, game thinking and game mechanics to enhance non-game...
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2012-05-23 17:48:00
Music and sound enthusiasts should know that today, May 23, 2012 marks the 78th birthday of Robert Moog (2005), father of modern electronic sound. The New York City-born inventor pioneered the electronic instrument market--one of his most famous creations being the Moog synthesizer. Google is paying tribute on their homepage via an actual flash-based version of the machine. Users can play, record and even embed their own custom sounds. Check it out and then find out more about Moog's instruments and legacy at Moog Music Inc.
2012-05-21 17:00:00
If Google and National Geographic had a baby, surely The Map of Life project would be it. The online platform project allows users to research animal species and their locations on the globe. While not exactly complete (more species are continuously being added) the interactive map will serve a very crucial role in helping researchers work together says Yale researcher, Walter Jetz:
hctiB G: Education Is Not a ?Business?
2012-05-18 14:00:00
originally posted May 8, 2009 The more time you spend in school, the more you see the influence of business practices. … The corporate bible Good to Great sits on the bookshelf of nearly every principal, and a lot of … Continue reading →
Microsoft Continues Foray Into Education With Cloud Based Live@Edu
2012-05-18 12:07:00
After its largest stint in Indian Education, Microsoft has now tied up with schools in Mumbai & Delhi for Cloud based educational service called Live@Edu. Initiated by Delhi Public School (DPS), KR Mangalam in New Delhi & the American School of Bombay in Mumbai, Microsoft is offering its emailing solution, office productive tools & virtual storage space. Microsoft’s Live@Edu is a cloud based ecosystem that will offer multiple apps & services to the students, faculty & alumni. To counter Google rising clout in the cloud storage space, Microsoft is offering 25GB via its Windows Live SkyDrive. It is interesting to report that with MS Outlook, even 2 graders will be introduced to the concept of e-mailing. Recently, Microsoft collabora-ted with Blackberry to offer it Office Productivity Suite via its cloud storage. While it is good that Microsoft is keen to offer its services to develop the education sphere, we hope it does so for the India’s under-deve...
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ePravesh’s Android App Is All Set To Disrupt The Education Sector In
2012-05-15 13:22:00
ePravesh is one of a kind Android application that stream lines pre-admission processes for students making it easier to get details on the go. It marks the beginning of a new era in education where the application allows students to access desired information, brochures and institution websites. In our country where admission procedures are lengthy and stressful,ePravesh simplify the process by making use of technology. Now students will have a one stop shop for any information related to schools, colleges and other academic institutions. With the rising number of institutes in India ePravesh brings in a breath of fresh air as it seeks to remove the pain points for students and institutions. So any student can now opt for any institution in India and apply online. Mr. Swapnil Dharmadhikari, Founder & Director Splashgain Technologies, said that “Looking at the immense potential of M commerce or Mobile commerce as a service in facilitating the education sector. ePravesh® wil...
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Redmond Listing -- Beautiful NW Contemporary Tri Level Home on Education Hi
2012-05-10 22:23:00
Greg Perry Eastside Realtor 16109 NE 95th Ct Redmond, WA 98052 Unique NW Contemporary Education Hill Home Home Virtual Tour Photo Gallery Property Map Financing Request Showing Contact Me Greg Perry Mobile::425 829 7012Website:Visit Website Price:350,000Bedrooms:3Bathroom-s:2.75Square Foot:1,510Lot Size:8,840 sq.ft.Community:Education Hill...
How to Save & Invest Money for College
2012-05-10 19:10:00
As many people know, earning college grants and scholarships can be difficult – there is a great deal of competition, and even students who get excellent grades are denied. Unfortunately, it can also be difficult to obtain student loans – even though that money must be paid back with interest. Funding your kids’ college expenses ...How to Save & Invest Money for College is a post from the Money Crashers personal finance blog.
Telling Lies About US Education
2012-05-10 13:50:00
Reblogged from Diane Ravitch's blog: Someone sent me a link to an organization I had not previously heard of. It’s called the State Government Leadership Foundation, and it sounds a lot like ALEC. It takes positions and offers policy advice on many different issues, all from a conservative point of view. After much scouring of ...
Standing Up to the Corporate Tide of Education Reform
2012-05-09 15:50:00
What will happen if we adopt this new send-videos-of-yourself-in-the--mail-and-someone-will-be-paid-$-75-to- decide-whether-you-get-your-lic-ense-or-not plan for teacher assessment? Will teachers suddenly improve? Will all of the teacher bashing stop? Don’t count on it. From The New York Times: New Procedure for Teaching License Draws Protest –
Top 50 Best Quotes About Success
2012-05-07 23:45:00
Here's a compilation of 50 amazing quotes about success and entrepreneurship meant to inspire and motivate you. Contributing authors include Edison, Einstein, Picasso, Twain, Mandela, and other greats.
7th Berlin Biennale highlights political art - Curator Artus Zmijewski crea
2012-05-07 08:15:00
Zmijewski wants to transform the art of impotence and individualist survival, which is how he describes contemporary art markets and the institutionalized art world of galleries and curatorial careers, into art that is "genuinely transformative and formative", art that "practices politics", and art that is "real action in the real world and [that bids] a final farewell to the illusion of artistic immunity".
Distinct Specialized Hypnosis Education
2012-05-05 13:26:00
Specialized hypnosis training is required if you want to become a certified hypnosis therapist. This is not a conventional therapeutic career to pursue; yet, it is one that more and more people... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Christie: Education reform is led by GOP
2012-05-03 23:05:00
Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, said Thursday that Republican politicians are leading the way for better educational opportunities for poor and minority children through voucher programs for private schools, while Democrats passively stand by or obstruct their efforts. The partisan framing of his education agenda is a bit of a departure from ...
2012-04-30 14:53:00
The Highbridge Library Council in conjunction with the YUCA Arts Program and several other community organizations are hosting a New York City-wide skateboard design contest that coincides with this year's Highbridge Community Fair. The competition is open to middle and high school students who can submit digital samples of their work via email to: arseno2007[at]gmail[dot]com. The contest deadline has been extended to May 5, 2012--keeping in mind that a physical submission of the board design must be delivered by May 11, 2012 to the Bridge Builders storefront (156 West 164th Street, Bronx, NY) between the hours of 10am-6pm. Good luck!
Recipe of Failure in Indian Education
2012-04-29 07:47:00
Part Iof this article dealt more with primary education whereas this part deals more with higher education ? People familiar with Operations Management or even some of the best practices in management would be familiar with Toyota Production System that defines value and waste. In our education policies, we have 90% or more waste (and this ...
The Recipe for a Failed Right to Education
2012-04-29 07:41:00
Quality and quantity of education ? starting from primary level to higher levels ? have remained a challenging area in a nation like India. Therefore, no easy solution for managing this challenging area exists. The title of the article may sounds harsh, and misleading too, as it needs to be clearly understood, in the beginning ...
2012-04-26 18:01:00
With student loans in the United States accumulating to over $1 Trillion USD there's very little room left under the rug to hide the reality. The increasing cost of higher education coupled with the terrible job market has become the perfect storm condition that hass allowed student loan debt to rise higher than American credit card debt. That being said, Representative Hansen Clarke of Michigan has just introduced H.R. 4170, the Student Loan Forgiveness Act of 2012, in the House of Representatives--legislation designed to lend a helping hand to those struggling under massive amounts of student loan debt. Folks interested in the bill and its details can check it out in its entirety here or visit to learn more about spreading the word.
From "This Land Is Your Land" To "99 Percenter Song" OWS Guitarists March O
2012-04-26 16:29:00
Legions of guitarists, string players, troubadours, and DIY-shaker makers will converge on Bryant Park May 1, 2012 for Occupy Guitarmy, as part of the Occupy Wall Street May Day initiatives for social and economic justice. And you're all invited. Just show up at the Gertrude Stein statue at 12 Noon on that date and get ready to jam all the way down to Union Square.
COURSERA ? changing the face of education globally
2012-04-23 10:07:00
Just this morning I read an article from yesterdays paper about Coursera – a new free online and interactive education system initiated by two American professors, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller from Stanford University in San Francisco. We offer high quality courses from the top universities, for free to everyone. We currently host courses from Princeton University, Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and University of Pennsylvania. We are changing the face of education globally, and we invite you to join us. While it seems almost to good to be true, it isn’t! Together the two have set out on a mission to transform and “revitalize” the world of university education and make it available to everyone who wants to join. When you join one of our classes, you’ll also join a global community of thousands of students learning alongside you. We know that your life is busy, and that you have many commitments o...
School Adventure Trips Are Essential Elements In UK Education
2012-04-20 18:29:00
Due to the great advances in communication technology education is in the throes of transformation. In the course of radical change some things can be overlooked. In this scenario school adventure... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Mobile Phones To Be The Catalyst For Education As Aptech And Hungama Pair-U
2012-04-17 13:39:00
A Joint Venture (JV) between Aptech and Hungama will give rise to the rapid deployment of Educational media through mobile phones. A 50:50 JV simply titled Aptech Hungama Digital Education will be a limited liability partnership between the two firms that will focus on digital education delivered using mobile phones. While Aptech will be responsible for generation of the educational content, Hungama will customize it for the for the various delivery platforms. Currently the companies are thinking of using DTH as well as Internet channels. Education in India has been a hot topic lately. While ultra-cheap tablets like Aakash will ease the pain of getting hardware to the remote corners, various companies are already engrossed in developing educational content. Recently, even top companies like Apple decided it was time they focused on this field. Why the sudden interest? Well, the Indian Education market is worth US$ 40 Billion! Additionally, it is projected to grow at 16% five-year C...
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2012-04-13 20:28:00
We were excited about the original trailer, but it looks like Ice-T has outdone himself as he prepares for the June 15th theater release of his homage to Hip-Hop, The Art Of Rap. Check out the latest star-studded cut that really immortalizes the story of the young, world-renowned music genre. And you don't stop!
The ladder of success is a myth. It's a lattice.
2012-04-13 06:30:00
"Plans get you into things," Will Rogers once said, "but you must work your way out." As Exhibit A, I give you Jody Padar. We've talked about Jody here before ... and before ... and before ... and with good...
HHS and Education Launch New Stop Bullying Website
2012-04-11 22:53:00
Strategies and webisodes for children schools and parents at Building on the momentum the Obama administration started more than a year ago to stop bullying in schools and communities, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Education Secretary Arne Duncan today unveiled a revitalized Stop Bullying website? ? to encourage children, ...
Quite a full Easter
2012-04-11 12:56:00
With starting the new job the week before Easter, this is my first week of work holidays in over eight years! As we normally do, it was off to Portrush on Easter Monday. Usually, there’s a mass of traffic along the way, a traffic jam a mile or two long going into the town, pretty ... Related posts: Adjusting to a new subject Getting started on SK185 The booking season’s starting early this year Sort-of settled on the big courses, but what about the little ones? Traffic on the first weekend of August
Dawn?s Junior Wildlife Champions Education Program
2012-04-09 22:48:00
Dawn recently launched the second installment of its Junior Wildlife Champions Education Program. With the help of zoologist and Animal Planet’s ?Animal Exploration? host Jarod Miller, the program empowers teachers and parents to educate elementary school-aged children about the issues impacting wildlife. Dawn and its partners, The Marine Mammal Center and International Bird Rescue, have ...
A busy run-up to Easter
2012-04-07 21:35:00
The last couple of months have proved to be a very hectic time indeed. The web design course finished at the end of February and turned out to be far more helpful than I could have imagined. What it let me do was to implement a massive upgrade to the inns sites and alongside that ... Related posts: Asking for the moon in employment terms A seriously busy start to the year Do labels really change how you see your status? A quiet summer for the blog = a busy real-life Getting going on the final run of TT280
Launch of Historic Bridgetown Public Awareness and Education Programme
2012-04-05 06:00:00
For most Barbadians, the question as to what the UNESCO designation of Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison, as a World Heritage Site really means will now be further explained in the coming months following the launch of a public education and awareness programme today. This launch is part of the public education and awareness strategy ...
Launch of Historic Bridgetown Public Awareness and Education Programme #bar
2012-04-05 06:00:00
For most Barbadians, the question as to what the UNESCO designation of Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison, as a World Heritage Site really means will now be further explained in the coming months following the launch of a public education and awareness programme today. This launch is part of the public education and awareness strategy ...
Springer Memorial Secondary dominates kite-flying competition #kites #barba
2012-04-05 05:37:00
The Rotaract Club of South Barbados just completed its 2nd annual kite-flying competition, dubbed ?Come Fly?. The project focused upon the art of kite making with a series of free workshops for secondary school children. The workshops concluded with a kite flying competition on Harrison College grounds where students showcased their handiwork. Eighteen (18) students ...
#Barbados and #Caricom Nationals invited to vy for #Australia #Scholarship
2012-04-05 03:21:00
Applications are invited from interested individuals wishing to pursue Master?s and Doctorate Degrees in Australia commencing January 2013. Nationals of CARICOM member states, Cuba and the Dominican Republic who meet the criteria are eligible for the scholarships. This criteria is accessible at An outline of courses at varying universities are accessible at and ...
2012-04-04 16:09:00
From the PBS Idea Channel arrives Here's An Idea, a web-based series that examines the connections between pop culture, technology and art. In layman's terms, it serves bite-sized concepts so well that even your children can digest them, hence their premiere episode's guide to Super Mario and Surrealist art! Turn off the TV (and Nintendo) and have your kids find out what one small plumber has done for the world of media and ideas!
2012-04-03 22:03:00
Slavery Footprint is an interactive website and app based on the modern-day reality of forced labor. The brilliant and visual project surveys users and asks them questions like where they live and what they own to determine how many humans were involved in "generating" the source materials for those goods. It's something that few of us really take the time to think about especially in this day and age of information overload and distraction. We urge you to give it a try and open your eyes.
Carefully Evaluate Your Real Estate Education Options
2012-04-01 15:52:00
Let me make this brief and straight to the point. Real estate investors . . . your time is your most precious asset. You CAN invest in real estate without money but you cannot invest if you do not have time to find, evaluate and consummate deals. Now, we all know that quite the little ...This Article is Copyright © 2004-2011 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Carefully Evaluate Your Real Estate Education Options
Education In Europe
2012-03-28 21:02:00
Is there any one from Portugal or Spain ? I need your valuable comment about universities (in Power engineering)
Calling all students: Join the profession now!
2012-03-26 14:12:00
Hey, accounting students -- wanna join the CPA profession? "Don't I need to earn my CPA first?" I hear you asking. Well, sure, if you want to get technical about it. But there's a back door that all students and...
Compulsory Secondary Education
2012-03-20 04:26:00
Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO) includes the period between 12 and 16 years. Is divided into four years of study (from first to fourth), as students age. Each academic year contains common compulsory subjects (Spanish Language and Literature, English, Mathematics, Physical Education, Social Sciences, Geography, History, and Visual Arts Education …) and optional subjects at the ...
Britannica To Evolve Into Digital Education, Eyes Indian Market
2012-03-19 06:53:00
Encyclopedia Britannica has announced the stoppage of printing its iconic multi-volume book sets. Instead, it will focus solely on its digital encyclopedia and education tools. Being in India for just 12 Years, Britannica feels it has tremendous scope to grow. The physical set of books accounted for 5% of its global sales. But overall, the print media could not even garner 1% of its entire global revenue. Hence, the natural progression for the company. Interestingly, the online version of the encyclopedia, represents 15% of Britannica’s revenue. The other 85% is from institutional sales of education products: online learning tools, curriculum products etc. Everyone seems interested in online education nowadays. We have TV players, Telecom Companies even Video sharing sites. The Indian education market is set to cross US$ 70 Billion by this year alone. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg. The real success lies in getting education where it is difficult to reach i.e. t...
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Ways to Start an Ultrasound Technician Education
2012-03-18 23:39:00
Would you like a career where you play an important role in today's health care system? If so, a career as an ultrasound technician may be a good choice for you. For in today's economic situation,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Education versus war - Friday Film Pick: War Made Easy
2012-03-09 23:11:00
A doc about war, as governments put emphasis on raising tuition, and supporting industries of war.
Elisabeth Braw: "What Matters Are Your Values, Not Your Education"
2012-03-05 19:41:00
Around the world IKEA is synonymous with cheap, trendy furniture. What's behind the company's success?
Continuing Education
2012-03-02 20:56:00
Admiral Continuing Education, Inc.  Radiology continuing education category A credits. ASRT approved. Online testing or in home testing. Same day test results. Advanced Health Education Center, Is the premier provider of corporate style education for the imaging sciences. Uniquely focused on providing our clients with courses that cross train them in a new skill, or sharpen existing skills, AHEC is on the cutting edge of imaging. Imaging technology is changing rapidly, and since 1988 Advanced Health Education Center has been committed to equipping our clients with the tools for today and the skills for tomorrow. ASRT Continuing Education Members can earn CE credit through the Directed Readings program in the ASRT journals, Radiologic Technology and Radiation Therapist. By maintaining continuous membership, members can earn at least 12 Category A CE credits. Answer sheets for Directed Reading Quizzes can be completed on our Web site or mailed to the ASRT for grading. You ...
2012-03-02 17:58:00
Peter Curet is a Media Technology student at Leiden University. The Age Of Depletion is his visual information project that depicts the extinction of earth's resources in accordance to a guest's age. It works by having visitors input their age, then a timeline of photos appears with a description of said material, what it is currently being used for and what year it is predicted to finish. We found some interesting stuff! Like that oil reserves are scheduled to run out in 2046 and that Indium, the material used to make LCD screen on gadgets like iPads, will deplete by 2025! Oh yea, and Gold will be gone by 2032. Sorry in advance to all the ballers and high-rollers.
New Challenger To ClassPad, Acrossworld Education Brings Out ‘ATab&rs
2012-03-02 13:02:00
AcrossWorld Education has just announced ATab, a tablet meant primarily for Education. Priced  at Rs. 5000, the tablet will be manufactured in collaboration with Go Tech. The 7 Inch touch-screened tablet features mainstream specifications like a 1.12GHz (Single-Core) Processor, 512MB RAM. For connectivity it has Bluetooth & WiFi. Keeping in mind the purpose, no inbuilt 3G option is available. What makes it stand apart is the bundled & available content. AcrossWorld is offering 3-year free and unlimited access to its proprietary education platform –EducationBridge. This cloud-sourced multimedia content will help not just students, but academic institutions & teachers in imparting education much more effectively. India is clearly witnessing emergence of low-cost tablets meant specifically for the education sphere. First Aakash made a splash. Though it made huge pre-sales its specs are very mediocre. Then came ClassPad, a brainchild of IITians. This is just the hardware...
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