Zeducorp Topic Posts - 2015/01


Zeducorp Topics Blog > January, 2015

Date/Time:  2015-01-30 18:49:47
Topic:  Grandfather Clocks
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A grandfather clock is a tall, freestanding clock, often made of wood and utilizing a weight-driven pendulum. Many grandfather clocks are elaborately carved around the face, and feature a distinct chiming sequence; chiming once at the top of the hour followed by the hour strike, and also chiming on the quarter hour. Well-loved by decorators and antique collectors, the grandfather clock was originally developed in 1670 by English clockmaker William Clement.
Date/Time:  2015-01-30 18:17:28
Topic:  Raspberries
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A raspberry is an edible fruit that is small, round, and made up of about one hundred drupelets, each containing a central seed. Raspberries come in many varieties, with the most common being the red raspberry. Black, purple, blue, and golden varieties also exist, each with their own distinct sweet and tart flavor. All raspberry plants come from the genus Rubus and are perennial in nature, growing most successfully in mid-summer.
Date/Time:  2015-01-19 09:37:43
Topic:  Zeducorp
Author:  seh
Blog Post:  Zeducorp is an Internet consultancy that provides website design, development, and optimization services. Zeducorp's skill set includes client-side languages such as HTML, Javascript, and CSS, server-side scripting and database technologies such as MySQL and PHP, and digital arts tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. The company offers its clients both on-site and off-site search engine optimization services.
Date/Time:  2015-01-13 14:31:56
Topic:  Rules
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A rule is defined as "one of a set of explicit or understood regulations or principles governing conduct within a particular activity or sphere". Sports and games are played by set rules, and governments set forth certain rules as law which results in penalties if broken. Additionally, most of society has unspoken social rules or conventions including appropriate dress codes and how close to stand when speaking to someone.
Date/Time:  2015-01-13 14:31:24
Topic:  Parts
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A part is "a piece or segment of something such as an object, activity, or period of time, which combined with other pieces makes up the whole". This term can be used to describe auto or electrical components, sections of music or literature, fractions in mathematics, or segments of the body, among a great many other things.
Date/Time:  2015-01-13 14:27:58
Topic:  Outlet Stores
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  Outlet stores are retail stores where manufacturers sell their products to consumers at discounted prices either online or at a brick and mortar location. Many times brick and mortar outlet stores are grouped together in an outlet mall. Outlet stores first began springing up in the United Stated in the 1930s, but didn't begin to gain popularity until the 1980s and 1990s.
Date/Time:  2015-01-13 14:27:22
Topic:  Skis
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  Skis are pairs of long narrow pieces of hard flexible material, typically pointed and turned up at the front. They fasten under the feet for gliding over snow in the recreational sport known as skiing. Downhill skis include all-mountain skis, powder skis, and backcountry skis, which come in men's, women's, and children's varieties. Skiing is a popular recreational sport which is commonly undertaken in the winter season.
Date/Time:  2015-01-13 14:26:59
Topic:  Sports
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A sport is a physical game that often involves some degree of competition. Individual sports include track and field, gymnastics, figure skating, and golf, while team sports include baseball, basketball, football, volleyball, and hockey. In the United States, baseball is known as America's Pastime, while professional football is the most popular spectator sport.
Date/Time:  2015-01-13 14:26:43
Topic:  Subjects
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  In school, learning is often divided into subjects such as math, science, history, literature, languages, music, art, and physical education. Each subject consists of progressive lessons that build upon the learner's previous knowledge. In the United States, English often ranks as the favorite school subject, while math often ranks as the least, according to polls.
Date/Time:  2015-01-08 12:12:54
Topic:  Services
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  The act of helping or doing work for someone is known as providing a service. While many acts of service can be voluntary, the list of commercial service providers is long, including, but not limited to, food services, landscape services, plumbing services, septic services, construction services, car repair services, and more. The service sector is such an integral part of our economy that it provides roughly 84% of all jobs in the United States.
Date/Time:  2015-01-08 11:54:54
Topic:  Stores
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A store is a retail establishment where merchandise is sold to consumers. It may consist of a brick and mortar location, an online store, or both. Certain items, like groceries, sell more conveniently in brick and mortar stores, while other items, such as electronics, are often purchased online where the consumer can compare pricing more easily from the convenience of their own home.
Date/Time:  2015-01-08 11:49:07
Topic:  Shoppers
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A shopper is a person who purchases retail goods; by that definition, we are all shoppers on a regular basis! While there are a variety of retail items that can be purchased by a shopper, the most common are groceries and toiletry items, followed by clothing and electronics. Most groceries are purchased in brick and mortar stores, while online shopping is quickly gaining popularity as the purchasing platform for other items.
Date/Time:  2015-01-07 17:46:20
Topic:  Names
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A name is a word or set of words by which a person, animal, place, or thing is known or identified. In the United States, people are generally known by a first and last name (or surname), and sometimes a middle name as well. Parents choosing a a first and middle name for their child will often use family names or select a name by meaning or place of origin. In 2014, Sophia was the most popular name for baby girls, while Jackson was the most popular name for baby boys.
Date/Time:  2015-01-07 09:54:02
Topic:  Mortgages
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  Many people take out a mortgage loan from a bank or credit union to finance the purchase of their home or commercial property. A mortgage is defined as "the charging of real (or personal) property by a debtor to a creditor as security for a debt, on the condition that it shall be returned on payment of the debt within a certain period". This type of loan differs from other loans in that the lender can repossess or foreclose on the property if the debt is not paid according to the agreed-upon contract terms.
Date/Time:  2015-01-07 09:45:49
Topic:  Malls
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A mall is a large building or collection of buildings containing a variety of retail stores and often restaurants. Many malls are enclosed with interior walkways between the shops, but strip malls house many stores with exterior entrances and sidewalks running along the length of the building. One of the earliest examples of a public "mall" is Rome's Trajan's Market, which was built between 100-110 AD, and is still in existence today.
Date/Time:  2015-01-07 09:29:38
Topic:  Loans
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A loan is "a thing that is borrowed, especially a sum of money that is expected to be paid back with interest". Secured loans, such as mortgages, require the borrower to pledge some sort of asset as collateral. Unsecured loans are made available from banks and financial institutions in the form of credit lines and personal loans. The interest accumulated, as well as the principal loan amount, must be paid to the lender within an agreed-upon timeframe.
Date/Time:  2015-01-07 09:20:41
Topic:  Items
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  An item is defined as "an individual article or unit, especially one that is part of a list, collection, or set. A particular item may also be referred to as a "thing", an "object", or a "piece". This broad definition includes an enormous variety of things, most often smaller, as one would not generally refer to a house or a car as "items", for instance.
Date/Time:  2015-01-07 09:12:05
Topic:  Games
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A game is "a form of play or sport, especially a competitive one played according to rules decided by skill, strength, or luck". Sports are a type of game, often played outside with special equipment and dedicated playing fields. Many sports require teams but some may be played individually. Other popular types of recreational games include board games, card games, dice games, and video games.
Date/Time:  2015-01-06 18:52:37
Topic:  Funds
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A fund is defined as "a sum of money saved or made available for a particular purpose". One of the most common types is the mutual fund, which is an investment in a collection of stocks, bonds, or both. Mutual fund investors earn income from stock dividends and bond interest, and can choose to receive a distribution or reinvest the income for more shares.
Date/Time:  2015-01-06 18:43:48
Topic:  Companies
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A company is defined as "a commercial business" or "an association or collection of individuals". Companies often have a specific vision and operate in order to achieve set forth goals. A business is the most common type of company, but the term also includes voluntary and nonprofit associations. In the United States, the most common types of commercial companies include sole proprietorship, general partnership and LLC, or limited liability company.
Date/Time:  2015-01-06 18:32:43
Topic:  Businesses
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A business is defined as "an organization involved in the trade of goods, services, or both to consumers". This broad definition includes a wide variety of organizations, including those in the financial, manufacturing, real estate, retail, and service sectors. Businesses not only provide for our everyday needs and wants, but are also a significant source of employment, helping form the backbone of our economy.
Date/Time:  2015-01-06 18:29:44
Topic:  Brokers
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  A broker is someone who acts as an agent or "middle man" between the buyer and seller in financial transactions. They may represent the buyer or the seller, but not both at the same time. Brokers often receive a fee or commission and may help negotiate stock, real estate, or other investment deals individually or as part of a brokerage firm.
Date/Time:  2015-01-06 18:26:29
Topic:  Auto Parts
Author:  AH
Blog Post:  Automobiles are composed of many parts, including but not limited to, the body and electrical components, engine, ignition, braking, and exhaust systems. More specific auto parts include the battery, alternator, hoses, brake drums, and many more. Auto parts can be found online or at a brick and mortar auto parts store.

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