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2014-03-06 12:23:30

The techno-weary will put down their devices for 24 hours on Friday March 7 to celebrate the National Day of Unplugging. They invite you to join them. YPSILANTI, Mich., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How many times do you touch your cell phone each day? How many text messages do you send? And, more importantly, what are you missing because your life is so heavily mediated by technology? If you're too in love with your smart phone, Netflix, or iPad, try experimenting - just...

2014-03-03 08:37:02

Expedia's American Altar Report finds 69% of Americans believe a destination wedding would alleviate stress; 42% of married Americans would choose destination wedding if they could do it over BELLEVUE, Wash., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com today revealed the results of a study, conducted by Northstar that examined American attitudes towards weddings. Expedia's 2014 American Altar Report found that Americans find traditional wedding planning to be hugely stressful, ranking it ahead...

2014-02-27 23:37:27

Steph Owens Photography serves the Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Northeast regions of Florida but will gladly travel to other locations. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 DIY Weddings® Magazine (http://www.diyweddingsmag.com) is pleased to announce their partnership with Steph Owens, Owner of Steph Owens Photography. Steph Owens Photography understands how important your wedding day is. Steph and a team of creative and artistic talents are able to capture life as it...

2014-02-24 23:27:32

Recently, FunDeliver.com, a leading online store that offers various kinds of toppers, has unveiled its new funny wedding cake topper assortment for worldwide clients. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Recently, FunDeliver.com, a leading online store that offers various kinds of toppers, has unveiled its new funny wedding cake topper assortment for worldwide clients. The CEO of the company states that all its products are available at low prices now. FunDeliver.com aims to be a one-stop platform...

Height Important In Matters Of Love
2014-02-11 04:38:22

[ Watch the Video: Height Is Definitely A Factor In Romance ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Height plays a big role in determining who is a potential partner for women, according to researchers at Rice University and the University of North Texas. Researchers looked at how height is a factor when determining who someone wants to fall in love with. The team used data from Yahoo! personal dating advertisements of 455 males and 470 females. They found that woman...

2014-02-05 08:25:04

Daniel Pepper and Melody Kulesza-Pepper, of Clinton, New Jersey, joined 33 other couples, both gay and straight, to exchange vows during a momentous marriage ceremony at the 56th annual Grammy Awards LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel Pepper and Melody Kulesza-Pepper of Clinton, New Jersey, joined 33 other couples, both gay and straight, to exchange vows during a momentous marriage ceremony officiated by Queen Latifah, and with music performed by Macklemore & Ryan...

2014-01-29 23:29:41

Shamangelic Healing with Anahata, Sedona’s Center for Shamanic Healing and Spiritual Awakening, Announces the Offering of a Spring Comprehensive Guided Cleanse and Life Detox to Help People Kick Off Spring With More Energy, Stamina, Clarity and Vibrant Health Sedona, AZ (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 April is time for Spring cleaning. For those choosing to get in shape for summer, lose weight, improve their health and enhance their energy, Anahata’s Spring “JUST SHIFT IT” Comprehensive...

2014-01-21 23:00:44

Big Day Weddings is now offering new specials on all-inclusive Gulf Shores wedding planning packages. More details are available online at http://www.bigdayweddings.net. Destin Beach, Florida (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Planning a dream Destin Beach wedding can be just as nerve racking as the big day itself – that’s why many have taken the advice from the pros and let Big Day Weddings take care of everything. Big Day Weddings has a reputation as the best Destin Beach and Gulf Shores...

2014-01-10 10:42:58

An Oxford University study has concluded that our ancient ancestors who lived in East Africa between 2.4 million-1.4 million years ago mainly ate tiger nuts (grass bulbs) supplemented with the odd grasshopper and worm An Oxford University study has concluded that our ancient ancestors who lived in East Africa between 2.4 million-1.4 million years ago survived mainly on a diet of tiger nuts. Tiger nuts are edible grass bulbs still eaten in parts of the world today. The study published in...

Humanlike Features Discovered In 4.4M-Year-Old Ardipithecus Skull
2014-01-07 06:54:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The 4.4-million-year-old African species Ardipithecus ramidus, or "Ardi," is the focus of one of the most hotly debated issues in current human origins research. Scientists want to know how Ardi, an unusual primate, is related to the human lineage. The study, published in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), shows that although Ardi possessed a tiny brain and a grasping big toe for climbing...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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