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2013-10-30 10:30:55

Social media such as YouTube videos provide a popular and flexible venue for online activism. How two different social protest movements—Occupy Wall Street and the Proposition 8 same sex marriage initiative—utilized YouTube, and their success in engaging activists are explored in an article in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social...

2013-10-07 23:24:25

NLIRH called the “go-to organization for all things Latina” by experts. New York (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) has been named one of the top 25 nonprofits in the nation working on reproductive health, rights, and justice by Philanthropedia, an online resource for donors who want to make a bigger difference with their charitable giving. NLIRH was ranked seventh of 25 high-performing nonprofit organizations, from a total of 139...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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