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Proprietary Human Capital Measurement Model for Training Validated

CHICAGO, Ill., (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, Inc. reports the results of a study validating their learning measurement technology and models. KnowledgeAdvisors proprietary learning analytics technology, Metrics that Matter(TM) wraps automation and templates around world renowned learning measurement methodologies of Dr. Donald Kirkpatrick, author of the Four Levels of Learning Evaluation, and Dr. Jack Phillips, author of the Phillips ROI Process. In doing so, KnowledgeAdvisors created a practical, scaleable and repeatable approach to valuing human capital performance changes due to training.

Girls Night In’s Brand of Pajama Party Therapy Connects with Girlfriends Coast to Coast

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Night In, Inc., a California-based national party planning company headed by Pajama Mamas Deanna Strickland and Lani Hines, today announced that their brand of pajama party therapy encourages a new generation of not-so-desperate housewives to reconnect with their inner girlfriend in a house party setting, and eat, drink, bond, shop, and for a few hours anyway, meet their own needs for a change!

FILED UNDER: Womens Interest
 

Calig Travel Joins with Altour

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Calig Travel, a $5 million cruise and leisure agency located in Woodland Hills, California has reached an agreement to join Altour as part of their new office expansion in the Encino/Sherman Oaks, California area which will open in October 2005.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

WUSA*9 TV Brings Teen Driver Training Program to Frederick MD

FREDERICK, MD – July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Car crashes are the number one killer of teenagers, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. And, the National Safety Council reports that the number of motor vehicle crashes involving teen drivers in Maryland, per 10,000 licensed teen drivers, has been on the rise since 1996. The nationally-acclaimed New Driver Car Control Clinic(R) from Advanced Car Control Techniques teaches only accident avoidance and defensive driving to teens and their parents. Sponsored by WUSA*9 Television, the Clinic will be in Frederick, Maryland the weekend of July 29, 30 and 31.

Indy-Tech Publishing Announces The Savvy Guide to Fantasy Sports

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – July 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the June release of The Savvy Guide to Fantasy Sports, ISBN 0-7906-1313-1. This book is the 3rd in Indy-Tech Publishing’s new ‘Savvy Guide to’ series. This series of books is crafted with the savvy consumer in mind.

Bulls Eager for Rodman’s Return – NBA Legend Runs With Pamplona Bulls for Charity

PAMPLONA, Spain – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Although notorious basketball legend Dennis Rodman’s return to the bulls won’t win him another NBA championship, it did raise money and awareness for a much-deserving charity, as the ‘Worm’ participated in his second Running of the Bulls event sponsored by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment
 

PC Kidz LLC, a Tyler, Texas Based Children’s Computer Education Company, Announces the Sale of its Second Franchise in Texas

TYLER, TX – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brenda and Kevin Keeney of Lorena, TX will be the managing owners of PC Kidz of Central Texas, the second company franchise in Texas. The new franchise will continue to serve the Central Texas area while expanding into the Austin area market by offering computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools, as well as through early education programs.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Junior Enterprises Introduces The SipGrip; the Hottest New Trend in Java Land

YOUNGSTOWN, OH – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Junior Enterprises (www.sipgrip.com) announces the launch of their flagship invention, the SipGrip, a uniquely designed gripping handle, which is revolutionizing the way java lovers grip and sip their Joe.

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

High Risk Security Contractors Under Attack in Iraq! ‘The Contractor’ New in Paperback by R. Saint Hilaire

GLASTONBURY, CT – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High Risk Security Contractors who work for firms hired by the U.S. Government are being specifically targeted in Iraq! Over 400 contractors have died in Iraq over the last two years, and latest reports show that they are being specifically targeted for assassination. R. Saint Hilaire, published by iUniverse, Inc., the leading provider of publishing technology solutions for authors, announced today the release of ‘The Contractor’ (ISBN: 0-595-35535-8).

First Ever Webmaster Certificate Program Announced

LAS VEGAS, NV – July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online campaigning expert and CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. (www.electionmall.com) Ravi Singh announced the launch of the first-ever webmaster certificate seminar. The webmaster seminar, which is being conducted by ElectionMall Academy, will provide political activists and campaign managers with the necessary knowledge to utilize the expanding role of technology in campaigns.

On Track(TM) Bridges the Gap Between Hiring Your Own Financial Planner and the ‘Back of the Envelope’ Plan

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emico, Inc just announced that its new division, On Track Motivational Training (www.ontrackmotivation.com) will be offering personalized one-on-one financial coaching. Most individuals want to be financially successful but don’t know what it exactly means. Is it just one goal or multiple dreams like buying a home and saving for a comfortable retirement? Is the amount of money needed calculated or was it just a wild guess?

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

Capital Hill: Toiyabe Peaks Uranium Project

DENVER, Colo. – July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Hill Gold, Inc. (OTC BB: CHGI) reports that the Company has acquired a 100% interest in the Toiyabe Peaks Uranium project. The Toiyabe Peaks project covers sixty-two unpatented lode-mining claims (approximately 1,240 acres) on Federal lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”).

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

PreViser Adds New Oral Cancer Risk Assessment Tool to the Oral Health Information Suite(TM)

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation announces a major enhancement to their Oral Health Information Suite(TM), incorporating a new tool designed to assess risk for oral cancer. The number of new cases of oral cancer annually exceeds 28,000, and annual deaths total more than 7,000. The good news is that the likelihood of successful treatment is excellent if the disease is detected in its early stages.

FILED UNDER: Dentistry | Health and Medical
 

The Worm Crosses Finish Line in Wife-Carrying Contest

CHICAGO, IL – July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Worm’ proves there’s a first time for everything. Dennis Rodman was on hand for the 2005 Wife Carrying World Championships in SonkajArvi, Finland, sponsored by GoldenPalace.com. Like so many of the world’s more bizarre events, wife carrying has its origins buried deep in the bosom of an age old local tradition – in this case, the 19th century practice of wife stealing.

Leading Logistics Providers Turn to Management Dynamics to Respond to Global Markets and Profitably Grow Operations

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced that leading logistics providers and non-vessel operating common carriers are using Rate Explorer to profitably expand their operations in response to an increasing reliance on global sourcing and demand for global logistics services by manufacturers and retailers.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

M2SYS and Biometria Aplicada Partner to Bring Industrial-Grade Fingerprint Hardware to Latin American Businesses

ATLANTA, GA – July 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a global leader in biometric technology research and development, announced it has finalized a long-term partnership agreement with Biometria Aplicada, SA de CV, the premiere biometric hardware and software solutions provider for Mexico and Latin America, to represent M2SYS biometric hardware solutions to the Latin American marketplace.

Dennis Rodman Crosses Line with Wife – Basketball Legend and Online Casino Team up for Wife-Carrying Contest

SONKAJARVI, Finland – July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As an NBA legend, notorious party animal, headline-grabbing celebrity, wrestler, poker player, and talk-show host, Dennis Rodman has done it all. Except lend his unique brand of shock value to the 2005 Wife Carrying World Championships. Now ‘The Worm’ proves there’s a first time for everything.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

Novell and Lumen Software Sign Contract on Lumenation Hyper-Portal; Deploy Go-To-Market Strategy

KANSAS CITY, MO – July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Novell(R) and Lumen Software are partnering to expand market penetration of the Lumenation Hyper-Portal, associated modules and Rapid Application Development (RAD) tools through Novell Partners world wide. Novell and Lumen are working with Channel Partners to meet the ever growing demand for Web Service Based Computing.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Unusual New Book Just in Time for National Recreation and Parks Month

NORRIS, MT – July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Raven Publishing, Inc., which specializes in children’s issues and fiction that features life in the western United States, introduces ‘FERGUS, THE SOCCER-PLAYING COLT’ (ISBN 0-9714161-7-6) coinciding with National Recreation and Parks Month. This witty, tongue-in-cheek novel about a very unusual young colt will encourage children to dare to be different and follow their dreams. By launching the book mid-summer, FERGUS offers children vivid characterizations and page-turning adventures while away from classroom pressures and free to explore and expand their identities.

Utah Woman Uses Head to Get Child in School – Mother’s Forehead Auction to Pay for Son’s Education

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Company renowned for outrageous advertising is at it again. GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino that helped turn eBay into the ultimate online advertising vehicle, has spent $10,000 to permanently tattoo their website address on a woman’s forehead.

New Book Surpasses South Park, Beavis and Butthead for Grotesque Disrespect and Anecdotal Blowouts

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bitblasters Gargantus Incorporated (www.BitblastersDVD.com) has just published CHICKEN POOP FROM THE HOLE (ISBN 0-9768004-1-1) by Lavanimal, The Repulsive One, King of Disgust! Retail price is $11.95. Lavanimal defines toilet humor like Elvis defined Rock and Roll. Absolutely unplugged and unstoppable, this book is beyond offensive!

‘Ask Your Financial Advisor About … Long-Term Care Insurance.’ Huh?

KIRKLAND, Wash. – June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Americans worry about being incapacitated for long periods, they should head straight to their bank or brokerage office. This odd-seeming advice comes from LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s leading long-term care insurance brokerage representing multiple carriers. ‘Today, health care is about the money, not just health,’ says Dan Cahn, Senior Vice President of Business Development. ‘And the biggest financial risk is long-term care, which can drain off all your assets — everything you’ve accumulated over a lifetime.’

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Caught in the Act – Celebrities’ Air Captured at Mr. & Mrs. Smith Premiere

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those that have always dreamed of breathing the air of the rich and famous comes the one and only ‘Celebrity Jar’ containing the air of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The Jar was sold for $529.99 on eBay to notorious collector of pop culture merchandise GoldenPalace.com.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Ionic Silver Complex Designed for Antimicrobial Use in Humans Receives U.S. Patent

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in the field of ionic silver use as an antimicrobial in humans, today announced the issuance of a U.S. Patent on its ‘ionic silver complex’ technology. The use of ionic silver in medicine and industry has been growing rapidly in recent years due to its broad-spectrum antimicrobial qualities, the lack of toxicity to humans and the fact that ionic silver is not prone to causing resistant strains.

FILED UNDER: Business | Patent and Trademark
 

MEDIA STATEMENT: Blogger & FEC Government Hearings Alternative – ‘ElectionMall.com introduces Blogger Identity Seal (BIS)’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the proposed FEC regulations of Internet web logs, ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a leading non-partisan provider of on-line campaign technology solutions, is developing a Blogger Identity Seal (BIS). BIS will provide an alternative to the FEC government concern that Bloggers must ‘identify’ themselves as a media or non-media identity.

Shakespeare Sonnets Solved, Author Claims

NYACK, NY – June 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For nearly four centuries the Shakespeare sonnets of 1609 have posed the greatest puzzle in the history of English literature, but author Hank Whittemore claimed today that the age-old riddle has been solved. The solution, he said, is demonstrated in his new 900-page edition The Monument: ‘Shake-Speares Sonnets’ by Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford (ISBN: 0-9665564-5-3, Meadow Geese Press), for which he will receive the Distinguished Scholarship Award of 2006 at the Shakespeare Authorship Studies Conference in Concordia University, Portland, Oregon.

Mass Transmit and Web Zeit Merge

NEW YORK, NY – June 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mass Transmit, a leading interactive marketing company, has entered into an agreement to merge with Web Zeit, a privately held Internet strategy company based in New York. Web Zeit was founded in 1997 and specializes in Internet strategy and development for the financial, not-for-profit and pharmaceutical/consumer health sectors.

Key Item of JFK Conspiracy Sold on Internet – Picket Fence from Dealey Plaza Now Owned by Internet Casino

SEAFORD, NY – June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A piece from one of the most infamous and tragic events in American history has been auctioned off to Internet casino GoldenPalace.com for $32,664.47. The white picket fence from the famous grassy knoll where the supposed second shooter assassinated President John F. Kennedy was sold through Lelands.com, an auction site specializing in sports and Americana memorabilia.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

How to Survive Telecom BPO

ORLANDO, Fla. – June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Auditel Inc. of FL (www.auditelinc.com) announced today that it’s becoming more common for companies to outsource their phone and telecom bills to bill processing companies for bill payment and audit services. While it can be efficient and convenient you have just become once removed from what’s really happening with your telecom expenses. Now you must rely on reports and your BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) Provider. All the CFO receives is a list of reports and the BPO is in control of all your phone bills.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

Stolen Computers Recovered by The CyberAngel – Critical Information Protected…Never a Threat of Compromise

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CyberAngel Security Solutions, Inc. (CSS, Inc.), a leading provider of data protection and computer recovery, is making headlines across the country by recovering stolen computers at a record pace. Within the past 10 days, recoveries of stolen computers were made in Memphis TN, Charlottesville VA, Indianapolis IN, and St. Cloud MN, all 4 a result of office break-ins. The files on those computers were a mix of confidential business and client information, some containing sensitive financial and medical information. With The CyberAngel Software protecting that information, no threat of compromise ever existed.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Solo Performer Show Controller 2.4 Increases Play List Flexibility for Musicians Who Improvise Their Set Lists While Performing

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 2.4. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system consists of a six-button foot controller that connects to a computer via USB, and software that runs on Windows and Macintosh.

Remedy for the ‘Last Child in the Woods’ Crisis: Controversy Flares as Outdoor Education Offers Human-Nature Psychology Antidote to Improve Mental Health

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. – June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘A form of insanity grips modern, consumer-oriented cultures; it is a nature-deficit sickness that can only be cured by genuinely reconnecting with the natural world that nurtures us,’ reflects Dr. Charles Yaple, Editor, in his June column in ‘Taproot,’ the Journal for Education in the Outdoors at SUNY, Cortland. Disputing noted science writer Alan Caruba, Yaple and his experts say that we have lost the sanity to bond with things of lasting value in nature so we stressfully pursue endless temporary fixes.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

Florida Native’s Invention Prevents Wildfires

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ashtray for the ‘outside’ of vehicles is the smokers’ solution to flicking butts. As we’re entering a severe dry/fire season and last summer’s four hurricanes put more kindling on the ground the X-tray (www.x-tray.com) from inventor Mark Sloan is ‘an idea whose time has come.’

Arclinea Boston Kitchens Installed in Much Anticipated New Residential Developments

BOSTON, Mass. – June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston (www.arclineaboston.com), the first flagship showroom in the United States for kitchens designed and coordinated by the acclaimed Italian architect Antonio Citterio, will provide custom designer kitchens for three upcoming condominium developments throughout Boston, including Yoo D4 by Starck in the South End, 360 Newbury in the Back Bay, and First+First in South Boston.

Author Explores Debate Over Whales in Fishing Gear – Tensions Rise Amid Whale Deaths, Lawsuits, and Proposed Regulations

BAR HARBOR, ME – June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several endangered right whales have been found dead in recent months, prompting federal officials to move quickly to propose sweeping new regulations on fisheries and shipping. Whale advocates and fishermen are again at odds in the debate over the critically endangered whale. In her new book, ‘Entanglements: The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fishermen,’ Tora Johnson digs into the conflict over whale protection and lends insight into new developments. On tour this summer, Johnson will offer background on the issue and discuss recent developments.

Jesus Found Plastered in Man’s Bathroom

PITTSBURGH, PA – June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino famous for outrageous eBay purchases, has acquired a water-stained piece of plaster from a Pittsburgh man’s bathroom that bears a remarkable resemblance to the image of Jesus Christ. GoldenPalace.com spent $1,999.99 for the divine stain.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Lumen Software Introduces Lumenation(tm) Hyper-Portal – A New Portal Category Emerges

KANSAS CITY, MO – June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lumen Software (www.lumensoftware.com) announced today the creation of the next generation in Portal Technology; the Hyper-Portal. Lumen Software defined this new term within the Technology Industry to capture the multi-dimensional capabilities of the Lumenation(tm) Hyper-Portal that expands well beyond standard portals.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

M2SYS Delivers Integrated Biometric Technology to Largest Detention Center in Southeast For Process Improvements and Tightened Security

ATLANTA, GA – June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a global leader in biometric technology research and development, announced today that the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office in Atlanta, GA has selected the M2SYS fingerprint recognition solution for use within its 3,636-bed detention center. The biometric system is integrated into DeKalb’s correctional facility management software provided by Digital Solutions Inc. (DSI), an M2SYS strategic partner.

iExplore Announces 2005 Top Ten World Travel Destinations

CHICAGO, Ill. – June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a mid-year update, iExplore (www.iExplore.com) announces the list of ‘Top Ten World Travel Destinations’ in 2005 (to date) as determined by bookings of its adventure and experiential travelers between January 1, 2005 and May 31, 2005.

Brainchild Software Launches NuTrak, a Revolutionary Life Tracking System

PHOENIX, AZ – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brainchild Software, Inc. (www.NuTrak.com), a computer consulting firm based in Phoenix, Arizona, today announced the launch of NuTrak 1.0, a unique lifestyle tracking and nutritional analysis program designed to help users keep track of nutrients, supplements, medications, and activities in order to achieve their health and fitness goals.

FILED UNDER: Fitness