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2014-07-14 12:25:12

Sets Record For Media Domain Purchase Price NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYLON Media Inc. today debuted its new domain name, NYLON.com, changing its site domain from Nylonmag.com and further cementing its commitment to digital growth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126623 "NYLON is a brand synonymous with 'It Girl' culture. Owning NYLON.com is the first step in a series of digital innovations we plan to introduce to evolve our growing online, social and...

Human's Primate Cousins Also Pass Intelligence Through Their Genes
2014-07-10 15:25:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous studies have shown that genetic factors for intelligence can be passed on in humans, but a new study shows that inherited intelligence also extends to our primate cousins – namely chimpanzees. Published in the journal Current Biology, the study showed environmental factors in determining a chimp’s intelligence may be less important than previously thought. "As is the case in humans, genes matter when it comes to...

2014-06-23 23:11:42

Online herbal supplement retailer, Nature's Elements, releases a powerful 12:1 Extract of He Shou Wu. This all natural Chinese herb has shown to stimulate hair growth and reverse graying hair. Lindenhurst, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Gray hair can be a burden at any age. Some men and women start to develop gray hair in their early to mid twenties while others develop this sign of aging in their 30’s or 40’s. No matter the age, gray hair can sometimes be embarrassing and lower...

2014-06-18 23:13:07

Weddings from Simple to Sensational at Occidental Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, Calabash Cove,The Landings and Coconut Bay Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Whether eloping or planning a grand celebration, AskMeInc offers five destination wedding packages, starting as low as $1500, from resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico including Occidental Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, Calabash Cove, The Landings and Coconut Bay. “Sensational weddings can cost a fortune as seen with Kim and Kanye’s...

2014-06-12 23:04:01

Expats find that adjusting to life and work abroad can be a seamless experience and easily managed with the right tools. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Clements Worldwide, the leading provider of international insurance solutions, today released the findings of the Expat Survey 2013, in collaboration with i-World Research, a research consultancy with over 20 years of experience in expatriate communications and media. Supported by Clements, the Expat Survey 2013 results include...

2014-05-30 12:24:47

MAI@MANA-1, a 72-hour continuous workshop, opens to the public October 17 - 19, 2014 JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mana Contemporary, a leading art organization, today announced a partnership with renowned performance artist Marina Abramovic in support of the Marina Abramovic Institute (MAI). On May 28, nearly 100 art collectors and arts professionals attended an exclusive dinner celebrating the partnership. The elegant evening was held at the recently opened Mana...

2014-05-28 08:21:29

MILWAUKEE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Funjet Vacations today launched the latest addition to the Funjet family, Weddings by Funjet, a full service team of experts available to help couples plan memorable, stress-free destination weddings. Weddings by Funjet distinguishes itself by offering each couple a wedding concierge to act as both personal travel manager and wedding coordinator and work behind the scenes to coordinate everything from excursions and hotel accommodations to...

2014-05-20 12:30:33

Founded by Mana Contemporary Director Eugene Lemay, the Mana Museum of Urban Arts will be comprehensive, interactive, and the first of its kind JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mana Contemporary is proud to announce its newest development, the Mana Museum of Urban Arts. The museum, with a focus on street art and graffiti, will be the first of its kind and will be located in a 100,000-square-foot former ice factory near the Holland Tunnel entrance. The Mana Museum of...

2014-05-13 23:13:26

Anahata's Shamangelic Healing Retreats expands its reach to include shamanic journeys and spiritual retreats to Machu Picchu and other sacred sites in Peru. The next retreat in March 2015 utilizes the potency of the equinox to access powerful energies to clear and activate one’s highest potential. Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The demand for conscious retreats to Peru for shamanic journeys with a focus on personal healing and spiritual growth continues to expand. The upcoming...

2014-05-01 12:23:07

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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
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.