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2015-03-30 23:07:53

Here are 10 great ideas for left-handed April Fool's Day gags, brought to you by Lefty’s the Left Hand Store.

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2015-03-30 12:27:45

We're not squidding you! This squid-inspired camouflage is like an invisibility cloak for soldiers.

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2015-03-28 15:16:23

Everyone loves comfort food. But other than the fact that it's delicious, researchers have linked positive social situations to our affinity for the starchy foods.

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2015-03-28 10:36:29

It's crazy what some birds will do to impress the ladies. But a new study shows that the gap in color differences between males and females is shrinking as both fight to survive.

2015-03-27 23:04:47

ElyCards is inviting pet owners to submit their pet photos for possible use on the company's "Pet Cards." The pet owner will receive a royalty each time a customer chooses the card

2015-03-27 23:00:23

Barnes-Jewish Hospital was recently recognized as a Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite through its proactive efforts to support employees who choose to breastfeed their children.

2015-03-27 12:27:29

LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to reports of abuse from thousands of youth, and the reported deaths of hundreds of young people, the Los Angeles LGBT Center

2015-03-26 23:09:49

The last in a series of books released in March, NoBullying releases an EBook titled Bullied at Work: A Complete Guide on How to Deal with Workplace Bullying today

2015-03-26 23:08:22

Denine Torr, director of Community Initiatives at Dollar General Corporation, joins the ProLiteracy Board of Directors. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2015


Latest Behavior Reference Libraries

Ipomopsis polyantha
2014-12-13 15:16:45

Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...

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,...

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Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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