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Kids May Be Affected By Alcohol Scenes In Movies
2013-05-28 15:31:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While American children are seeing less tobacco use in the movies these days, they´re also more likely watching alcohol consumption in those same films, according to new research in JAMA Pediatrics. The study explicitly showed the success of passing restrictions on the film industry, the study authors said, referring to regulations placed on tobacco images but not on alcohol. "In order to be effective, constraints on...

2013-05-27 23:00:03

Life Coaching Certification School Holistic Learning Center has made available an e-book on how to become a part of the global transformation and vision to remove suffering from the world. (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 Professional Life Coaching School Holistic Learning Center has made available an e-book entitled SAVE“¦ the HuMans for anyone who “likes” HLC´s Facebook page. This e-book was created by HLC to educate others on how they can help to transform the planet...

Teens Are Taking Better Control Of Online Privacy
2013-05-22 06:04:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Teenagers are wising up to the risks of sharing too much personal information on social media, and are increasingly taking formal and informal steps to protect their online privacy, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center. The report, entitled “Teens, Social Media and Privacy,” is based on focus group interviews and telephone surveys of 802 youths ages 12 to 17, along with their parents....

2013-05-20 23:24:23

The Teen Internet Safety Checklist (TISC) has been released by iPredator Inc. Developed by Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., C.F.C., a New York State licensed psychologist and certified forensic consultant, the TISC assesses an adolescent´s high-risk online activities, cyber attack vulnerabilities and internet safety prowess. Poughkeepsie, New York (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Internet safety for teens is vital to their psychological well-being, physical safety and reputation when applying to...

2013-05-14 23:00:58

Migration for majority of girls leads to greater autonomy and prosperity; Strong safety nets needed WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 The Population Council today released Girls on the Move: Adolescent Girls & Migration in the Developing World, examining the social and economic drivers of internal migration for adolescent girls in developing countries, and the links between migration, risk, and opportunity. The report focuses on the ways in which rural-to-urban migration...

2013-05-09 23:44:13

Teen Health Coach, Linda Mandelbaum HHC, AADP, LE is now working with teenage clients throughout the United States via Skype coaching. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 The Teen Health Coach, Linda Mandelbaum HHC, AADP, LE with offices in Great Neck, Long Island, New York, has recently started working with teenage clients throughout the United States via in-depth Skype coaching sessions. After multiple Skype health coaching sessions with teenage clients from other parts of the...

2013-05-09 23:44:01

Social media platform will facilitate online sales between friends using “4-click” interface. Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Social networking site, Looky.co today launched its unique online friends-based sales platform. Looky.co will encourage the buying and selling of products and services between friends and the people they are connected with. The first 10,000 users to create a Looky.co profile will be rewarded with a lifetime gift of free marketplace...

Breaking The Cougar And Sugar Daddy Myth
2013-05-07 05:50:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The image of a rich older man taking care of a beautiful young woman, or a rich older woman using a hot young man for his body is pervasive in our culture. A new study led by the University of Colorado, however, reveals that those married to younger or older mates have on average lower earnings, lower cognitive abilities, are less educated and less attractive than couples of similar ages. "Hugh Hefner is an outlier," said Hani...

2013-05-05 23:02:50

Etech 7 CEO Emil Isanov announces new information on the power that website content creation can have for a business´ public image. (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 When consumers or prospective investors go to investigate whether a company is right for them, the majority often look up a company name on a search engine and inevitably find themselves at the company´s website. Yet despite this, many companies often neglect the one thing fueling their websites, social networking pages, and blog...

Not Getting The Message: Teens Continue To Text And Drive
2013-05-05 07:17:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Despite numerous state laws prohibiting texting while operating motor vehicles and countless advertising campaigns warning of the dangers of distracted driving, nearly half of all teenagers admit that they still send and receive messages while behind the wheel. According to research presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting on Saturday, approximately 43 percent of the driving-age high-school students that...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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