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2012-07-16 23:01:18

The Centers for Disease Control recently released a “wedding day survival guide” for brides and grooms, reinforcing how important it is for couples to be able to enjoy their wedding day without stress or disaster. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 On July 16, 2012, the Broken Promises Coalition became aware of a new report published by the Centers for Disease Control on their public blog that was a “wedding day survival guide,” showing how significant wedding...

2012-06-19 23:01:33

The Anthropology and Archaeology Sciences are two new key society categories covered by the Sciences Social Network ScienceIndex.com. The users of the website monitor 69 scientific journals and submit the most significant scientific results of these journals for inclusion in these two categories which currently contain a total of 4,843 articles. ScienceIndex.com was established in 1998 to index the very latest news, headlines, references and resources in all fields of biology, business,...

2012-06-17 23:02:02

Joshua Ian Photography by Design, The Franklin Spa, and Albums Remembered showcase their professionalism on the largest party, wedding and event planning network, PartyPOP.com. (PRWEB) June 16, 2012 PartyPOP.com recently announced free wedding invitations and an RSVP website for any engaged couple in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The company has re-purposed their 2012 marketing budget in hopes of building brand awareness and loyalty. According to reports from within the...


Latest Anthropology Reference Libraries

Primatology
2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

Zooarchaeology
2013-09-30 13:29:48

Zooarchaeology is the study of animal remains including shells, bones, hides, scales, DNA, chitin, and hair. Shells and bones are most frequently studied because these do not decay at a fast rate, but most remains do not survive because they break or decompose. In eastern areas of North America, Zooarchaeology developed over three periods. The first, known as the Formative period, occurred in the 1860s and was not a specific area of study at that time. The second period, known as the...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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