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2014-08-26 23:15:10

Simply G Media Network today announced the release of an interview with co-star from the movie The Blind Side Quinton Aaron with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor, and writer Blake Robinson. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Total Celebrity Show, and writer Blake Robinson interviewed Quinton Aaron to find out about his career and charity work. Quinton Aaron, best-known for his portrayal of Michael Oher, "Big Mike" in the blockbuster...

2014-08-26 23:13:50

Images feature youngsters on the swing set, in the pool, at the beach and more. Carmel, New York (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Eastern Jungle Gym, a leading provider of wooden swing sets for more than 22 years, is excited to announce the winner of its "Summertime Fun" photo contest. Michelle Morris of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin submitted the winning picture, which showed her four-year-old daughter Sophie enjoying a day of family fun at the shore on Lake Michigan. "I felt so honored...

2014-08-26 23:02:08

The Ultimate Abuse Definition, a Guide Released Today by NoBullying- http://nobullying.com/abuse-definition/. London, UK (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Abuse comes in many different forms and formats, it is essential for parents, educators and caregivers to understand the true abuse definition to help victims realize whether they have been abused or not. NoBullying releases today the ultimate guide to abuse definition. The simple definition of abuse is any action that is done by one person...

2014-08-26 12:25:41

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Toy Industry Association (TIA) and media company Digital Kids Media announced today that the 9(th) Annual Digital Kids® Conference will co-locate once again with the North American International Toy Fair in February 2015 at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Taking place February 16-17, the Digital Kids Conference will address important new strategies, valuable tools, and marketplace insight that will enable youth-focused...

2014-08-26 12:25:39

National "WorkSphere" survey discovers other factors that make Americans happy at work and what sacrifices they are willing to make to achieve job happiness ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though employers may believe more money will make their employees happy, new survey findings released by national staffing company Spherion revealed other factors also play a role in making workers happy at their jobs, and workers will make monetary and other career-related sacrifices to achieve job...

2014-08-25 20:21:15

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 13 million children are bullied in America each year. Chances are that this is happening to a child that you care about. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which was developed in 2006 by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center (PACER.org/Bullying) to raise awareness of the issue. "October is a time when educators, students, parents and community members can unite to share an important message - that...

2014-08-25 12:27:06

Tips and Information for Parents and Students; Survey on Bullying ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the challenges a new school year presents, Mental Health America is providing new resources on student mental health (http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/back-school). "A student's mental health is just as important as their general health," said Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO of Mental Health America. "We know the start of a new school year can be a...

2014-08-25 12:23:22

truth® Rallies Teens To Harness Their Online Influence To Become The First Smoke-Free Generation WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, August 24, truth®, the nation's largest and longest running youth smoking prevention campaign, premiered the latest advertisements in its new Finish It campaign, titled "Unpaid" and "Response". Both aired during the hugely popular MTV Video Music Awards broadcast - an annual music awards ceremony that attracts millions of viewers and sparks...

health and fitness apps
2014-08-25 03:30:31

Brigham Young University Study breaks down prevalence of apps using game-like rewards to motivate For many people, finding motivation to exercise is a challenge. Thankfully, there are Zombies chasing you. At least that’s the approach of Zombies, Run! — one of more than 31,000 health and fitness apps on the market today, and one of the growing number of apps that use games to increase physical activity. Gamification is currently the popular trend for mobile fitness app makers...

2014-08-25 08:30:56

National Safety Service Offers Useful Safety Tips and Checklist as Parents and Students Prepare for the New School Year FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart911, the acclaimed national safety service being used by more than 500 municipalities in 35 states, today announced the availability of a free eBook containing helpful safety tips and a checklist for parents as they prepare to send their children back to the school....


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Stegodyphus lineatus
2014-04-07 14:12:35

Stegodyphus lineatus is the only European species belonging to the spider genus Stegodyphus. The males of this species are up to 12 millimeters long, while the females are up to 15 millimeters long. The coloration can range from whitish to almost black. In the majority of individuals, the opisthosoma is whitish with two broad black longitudinal stripes. The males and females look similar, but the male is usually richer in contrast and has a bulbous forehead. The species name is in...

Copse Snail, Arianta arbustorum
2013-10-14 10:29:48

The Copse Snail (Arianta arbustorum) is a medium-sized species of land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk belonging to the family Helicidae. There are several subspecies that are recognized: A. a. alpicola, A. a. arbustorum, A. a. canigonensis, A. a. picea, A. a. pseudorudis, A. a. repellini, A. a. styriaca, and A. a. vareliensis. This species is native to Europe and can be found in the Netherlands, Austria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Norway,...

White-lipped Snail, Cepaea hortensis
2013-10-14 10:25:23

The White-lipped Snail (Cepaea hortensis) is a medium sized species of air breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk. It’s a close relative of the grove snail. The White-lipped Snail is fairly smaller than the grove snail, the shell usually being about 1 inch in maximum dimension. Like the grove snail, it has substantial variability in shell color and banding; although the shell of the white-lipped snail is perhaps most commonly yellow, with or without the brown...

Helicigona lapicida
2013-10-14 09:29:55

Helicigona lapicida is a species of medium-sized, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk belonging to the family Helicidae, the typical snails. This species of snail constructs and utilizes love darts while mating. It is native to Europe, particularly central Europe. It can be found in west and central Europe, Great Britain, north England, Scotland, Latvia, Kaliningrad, north Italy, and it is isolated in south Ireland. It inhabits shady limestone rocks,...

Ethology
2013-09-30 13:43:45

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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