With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy releases you might have missed.
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NASA’s Hubble Finds Pluto’s Moons Tumbling in Absolute Chaos
If you lived on one of Pluto’s moons, you might have a hard time determining when, or from which direction, the sun will rise each day. Comprehensive analysis of data from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope shows that two of Pluto’s moons, Nix and Hydra, wobble unpredictably. See the full release to learn more about Pluto’s moons. Want to make sure you don’t miss press releases like this? Sign up for PR Newswire for Journalists and create a free profile to have news emailed to you about science, technology, and other topics you cover. Get started now.
Older Americans, Religious Individuals, and Even Political Party Members Are Happier
How many adults do you know who you’d consider to be very happy? Would you include yourself in that count? Statistically speaking, there’s about a one in three chance that you do: The Harris Poll Happiness Index, which uses a series of questions to calculate Americans’ overall happiness, finds that roughly a third of Americans (34%) are very happy. The Happiness Index looks at what’s on the minds of Americans today, and reflects attitudes toward the state of affairs in our country. What’s more, it offers a glimpse of which segments of our country’s population are most and least happy. See the full release to learn who’s happy, who’s unhappy, and why. Interested in receiving more press releases like this? Sign up for PR Newswire for Journalists and create a free profile to have news emailed to you about surveys and opinion polls. Get started now.
Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam Declared Co-Champions of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee
A pair of spelling wizards were declared co-champions of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee: Vanya Shivashankar, a 13-year-old speller from Olathe, Kan., and Gokul Venkatachalam, a 14-year-old speller from Chesterfield, Mo. This year’s event made history in two ways: It was the second year in a row that two spellers won, and one speller, Shivashankar, is the sibling of a past champion. See the full release to learn which words the winners spelled to win the title. Interested in receiving more education news like this? Sign up for PR Newswire for Journalists and create a free profile to get press releases sent to you on the topics you cover. Get started now.
Windows 10 available as a free upgrade on July 29
On Monday, June 1, Microsoft Corp. announced that Windows 10 will be available July 29 in 190 countries. Windows 10 will help people be more productive and have more fun, with a personal and natural experience that works across all their devices, according to Microsoft. Familiar, yet better than ever, Windows 10 will deliver ongoing feature innovations and security updates. Windows 10 will be available as a free upgrade to people using Windows 7 and Windows 8.1,1 enabling hundreds of millions of people around the world to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. See the full release to learn more about the offer. Don’t miss consumer technology news like this. Sign up for PR Newswire for Journalists and create a free profile to have press releases emailed to you on the topics you cover. Get started now.
Entenmann’s and the Salvation Army Partner to Celebrate 2015 ‘National Donut Day’ June 5 With New Rich Frosted Patriotic Donut
Entenmann’s Bakery, a division of Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU), has partnered with the Salvation Army for National Donut Day, this year celebrated on June 5. To recognize the holiday, originally founded by the Salvation Army to honor those in military service, Entenmann’s will be featuring a new Rich Frosted Patriotic Donut Eight Pack, and a “National Donut Day Free Donuts for a Year” Facebook sweepstakes, all to commemorate the men and women serving, and who have served our country. See the full release to learn more about the new donut. Want to make sure you don’t miss consumer news? Sign up for PR Newswire for Journalists and create a free profile to have releases emailed to you about the topics you cover. Get started now.
Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.