U.S. STUDENTS' DECLINING MATH SKILLS EXPECTED TO REVERSE WITH PATENTED 'ALBERT'S INSOMNIA' GAME
May 17, 2016
If Richard Buchner has his way, the first national mathematics competition for elementary and middle school children could be held as early as 2017. That should give today’s students enough time, he believes, to improve their math skills using Albert’s Insomnia, Buchner’s patented, scalable platform of engaging, award winning math games.
“Why have U.S. students’ math skills slipped to 29th place in the world and why do only 26 percent of high school graduates can do 12th grade math as part of a 50-year decline in learning trends?” asked Buchner. “It’s because they are fully immersed in new distractions and in more engaging and stimulating mental exercises. Well, now they have Albert’s Insomnia to get them reengaged and motivated to learn math skills by playing Albert’s Insomnia patented math games.”
Over the past four years, Buchner has been developing and testing Albert’s...
Stretchy "Woven Wraps" Baby Carriers Provide Ergonomic Comfort and Support for Newborns
May 17, 2016
is simply a long piece of cloth that can be used in a variety of positions to carry your baby from the earliest newborn days through the toddler to preschooler phase. Stretchy Woven Wraps is a great starter wrap for newborns and young babies. is truly all-in-one baby carrier and provide ergonomic comfort and support for newborns through preschoolers on your front, hip, or back. These wraps are made out of soft cotton and can easily be shared between parents and caregivers of different sizes.
Although the long length of cloth may seem intimidating at first, learning to use a stretchy Woven Wraps is surprisingly easy, it is simple to master with a bit of practice. It's versatile, too - in the basic carry, baby can go forward facing in or out, legs tucked in or out. One of the best things about a Woven Wraps is that you can tie it on in the morning and pop baby in and out all day for diaper changes, nursing or feeding, or getting into and out of the car. Woven Wraps is easy...
LocalMasters.com Launches a Premier Digital Animation Learning Experience in Top US Metro Regions
May 17, 2016
As seen on Yahoo News, CNET, and more, is launching its newest service aimed at budding animators everywhere. With summer just around the corner, an informal survey of parents found growing interest among teens for learning digital animation. Now, those interested in learning this valuable skill can finally do so with a qualified instructor.
Until recently, due to a lack of access to talented artists, along with little ability to create a formal training plan of their own, students had very limited choices when it came to the hands-on learning of animation skills. Beginning this summer, such issues will no longer be a problem. Now, no matter what your interest or need may be, LocalMasters.com aims to offer an authorized professional to provide it.
Adults can benefit too, with offerings such as Life Coaching Sessions, Food & Nutrition Services, Fitness & Wellness Classes, and Meditation & Mindfulness Practices. In fact, LocalMasters.com is working with...
Contingent Workforce Grows: College Grads Have More Job Opportunities Than Ever But They Must Be Prepared
May 17, 2016
There’s a bright spot for college grads despite their growing student loan debt. For the first time in a decade, the nation has more job openings and increased demand for recent college grads.
According to , nearly 75 percent of employers surveyed will hire graduates straight out of college this year.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that job vacancies are still historically high at about 5.4 million at the end of February.
But the type of jobs college grads end up with may not look like the ones in the past.
“By 2017, it’s expected that 47% of the global workforce will be made up of contingent workers,” says Brandon Moreno, president of Corporation, a strategic management consulting firm that works with companies to effectively help hire and create systems for internally managed contingent worker programs.
“These graduates may find that they have jobs that look a lot more like independent...
Beat the Heat in Durango, Colorado
May 17, 2016
When the mercury rises to triple digit temperatures across the country, , offers a reprieve from the heat. The combination of the area’s stunning natural offerings, like the Animas River, Vallecito Lake and the San Juan Mountains, paired with the booming cultural and culinary scene make it an ideal destination for playing in the summer sun. Beat the heat and enjoy the summer season in Durango, Colorado.
On the Water
Nothing says summer fun like the Animas River, the town’s treasured source of entertainment, activity and ambiance. Stroll the shaded , a shared-use path that winds along the river. Celebrate in style at , an on-the-water event sure to float anyone’s boat. Cool off and catch a current while you adventure down the Animas with one of the town’s expert . provides the perfect escape from summer heat with opportunities for boating, fishing and swimming. Dip your toes into a new activity, like kayaking, paddle...
DUI Defense Lawyers Association Announces Summer Seminar
May 17, 2016
The New Jersey-based DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA) is heading out west to host its summer seminar this year. The seminar will take place from July 7 through July 9 at the Grand Hyatt in Denver, CO and has already attracted many well-known DUI lawyers as both attendees and instructors, with more signing up each day.
“The 'Mile High Seminar' is a must-attend for any DUI lawyer," said DUIDLA President-elect Deandra Grant, “In such a fast-paced and ever-changing industry, DUI lawyers need to stay up-to-date with science and the law to ensure the best results for their clients."
The seminar includes instruction on DUI, DUID, and criminal defense techniques from the industry’s foremost attorneys and experts. The 'Mile High Seminar' also features a tour of a marijuana dispensary and grow house. Live demonstrations of blood draws, and saliva analysis...
Progress Nutrition is the best aid for getting a perfect body shape and health!
May 16, 2016
Founded in 2007, Progress Nutrition Company has already become a world leader in sports nutrition. The company has been holding this position for multiple years. They have chosen the production of most advanced products for athletes and active lifestyle admirers to be their main activity area. These days, sports nutrition, manufactured by Progress Nutrition Company, keeps gaining popularity not only in Europe including Ukraine, but also in many Asian countries.
By opening an online store, Company will promote both their own brand and sports nutrition at large as this product is a lifestyle essential part for anyone who goes in for sports and enjoys outdoor activities.
Progress Nutrition Company’s online store offers all sorts of high quality and useful sports nutrition products to their clients. You can find soy or whey protein, casein, whey protein complexes, as well as creatine, amino complexes and gainers here, in a convenient electronic catalog. In a word,...
Veronica Pranzo Launches Los Angeles Exclusive Weddings
May 16, 2016
Veronica Pranzo, international event planner, author, speaker, radio host and creator of Plan Your Wedding Bootcamp, will launch Los Angeles Exclusive Weddings on May 16,2016.
Los Angeles Exclusive Weddings will offer all inclusive packages to brides and grooms that want a concierge kind of service for their very special day. From locations in elegant private estates to personalized menus and from design created to impress to amazing photo and video services, everything can be plan very easily just by contacting Los Angeles Exclusive Weddings.
Say good buy to quality vendors hunting and say hello to a stress free, joyful and elegant way to walk down the aisle. All the work was done for you and Los Angeles Exclusive weddings is offering peace of mind, high quality service, originality and full personalization to your wedding.
“ I truly feel this is the perfect solution for who wants a Celebration Of a Lifetime, for who understand...
SESSIONS COLLEGE ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL RESELLER PARTNERSHIP WITH COURSE DEALS
May 16, 2016
has partnered with an innovative global online platform to offer its award-winning art and design courses.
, a division of eCareers, with offices throughout EU countries, Canada, Australia, South Africa, France, United Arab Emirates, India, Pakistan, Vietnam and the United States has added Sessions College to its partner network which provides selected, hand-picked courses. Convenience, quality and low cost are paramount to its offering. Course Deals supports over 300,000 students world-wide.
Since 1997, Sessions College has delivered high quality, career-focused, and in a range of visual arts subjects to a global audience of adult learners. Sessions College is the sole developer of the program's learning materials. This is in line with its mission to be ahead of the trend for portable digital education materials with no dependency on external sources for content, technology, learning tools and processes.
Facebook News Suppresses Headlines – A Reminder to Think for Ourselves
May 16, 2016
A recent revelation that Facebook Inc. suppressed headlines, particularly ones of a conservative bend, in its sidebar news section sparked outrage this past week. People cried foul, news anchors threw up the hands, and by meeting with conservative leaders or those who felt his organization did something wrong.
The promise that they would do their best to maintain some semblance of impartiality when it comes to news is all well and good, but every news source has to pay its bills. If things don’t spark interest, or bore the readers they don’t get read. Whenever you have human curation of any type, there’s no way to separate the interests of the group, the individuals and the company from that news.
The factors that contribute to news bias are hard to avoid
The news is a product in the end, and is formed by what Noam Chomsky calls the “Propaganda Model,” in his book “.”