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2014-09-04 23:01:03

NoBullying releases today the Ultimate School Bullying Facts Guide for Parents http://nobullying.com/bullying-facts-the-numbers/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 For all parents, starting school can be a nightmare, from adjustments to tracking classes and activities, it can get very stressful. But when school bullying is also a possibility, knowledge is power when it comes to dealing with bullying in school. NoBullying releases today the ultimate guide to school bullying facts. The...

2014-09-04 12:29:41

SPEAK UP WEEK (Sept. 29-Oct. 3) Multi-Platform Campaign to Include Celebrity Messages, New Shorts and PSAs as Lead-in to National Bullying Prevention Month ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As bullying continues to affect millions of kids nationwide, Cartoon Network is kicking off its annual Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign with a video call-to-action encouraging people to speak up on behalf of kids who need help. With a goal of attaining the combined voice of one million...

Hans Schroder
2014-09-04 03:45:36

Hans Schroder, Jason Moser, Andy Henion / Michigan State University Were Albert Einstein and Leonardo da Vinci born brilliant or did they acquire their intelligence through effort? No one knows for sure, but telling people the latter – that hard work trumps genes – causes instant changes in the brain and may make them more willing to strive for success, indicates a new study from Michigan State University. The findings suggest the human brain is more receptive to the message that...

2014-09-04 08:39:33

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School is now back in session - and that means it's prime time for bullying and cyberbullying. This is the time of year when kids form cliques, sports teams are created, and clubs are formed, ultimately creating groups of "ins" and "outs." And while schools and colleges know that they must put bullying and cyberbullying prevention at the forefront, their current strategies are not effective. One out of four students is bullied and depending...

2014-09-04 08:30:17

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smoking cigarettes or drinking too much alcohol can cause addiction and other serious health issues. The risk of diseases associated with tobacco and alcohol increase for those who drink and smoke. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about 443,000 people in the United States die of illnesses caused by tobacco each year. Meanwhile, about 88,000 die from alcohol-related illnesses. Diseases caused by smoking tobacco Smoking...

2014-09-03 23:15:15

Simply G Media Network announces the release of an interview with Vi 5 Star Ambassador and Millioniaree GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed Vi 5 Star Ambassador and Millioniare GJ Reynolds, to find out how to build 'together trust'. Reynolds is an original founding member in the company ViSalus and is now a 5 Star Ambassador, Vi...

2014-09-03 23:14:25

Groundbreaking event will combine sex education with Hollywood glam to showcase the best in sexual health information Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 LOS ANGELES — A groundbreaking upscale consumer expo, Sexual Health Expo (SHE), presented by Jimmyjane, is set to debut Jan. 17-18, 2015 at the stylish Sofitel Hotel in West Hollywood. The premiere event will combine sex education with Hollywood glam to showcase the best in sexual health information. Many adults suffer...

2014-09-03 23:11:27

Dr. Mark Leondires and Financial Advisor Beatrice Abshire of GayParentsToBe.com. are conducting in-person consultations with LGBTQ community at The Center in Chicago, IL on September 12. The following day they will be at the Surrogacy Seminar and Gay Parenting Expo, sponsored by GayParentsToBe.com. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 On Friday, September 12 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Chicago, IL, Dr. Mark Leondires and Financial Advisor Beatrice Abshire of GayParentsToBe.com will...

2014-09-03 23:09:50

OM Challenge for Peace raises awareness of world peace and provides funds to support numerous, non-profit, local and global peace programs. Sister Jenna, founder of the Meditation Museum in Washington, DC and host of the America Meditating Radio Show, kicks off the Om Challenge on September 6, 2014 at Bhakti Fest in Joshua Tree, CA. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Who Will Take the OM CHALLENGE for PEACE? Everyone’s talking about the ALS “Ice Bucket” Challenge,...

2014-09-03 23:08:43

Beginning September 1, 2014, ChangeYourEnergy.com will have a new look to their homepage and a new section devoted to online wellness courses designed with their members in mind. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Beginning this month, ChangeYourEnergy.com has a new look to their homepage and a new section devoted to online courses. Their new look is bolder, bigger and more user friendly. They've also launched the new “Daily Energy Hour,” an hour long class of energy principle practices...


Latest Behavior Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'