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children need play
2014-06-19 05:11:25

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The current era of parenting centers around the scheduled play date, filling the calendar with soccer practices and music lessons and regimenting a home calendar that restricts leisure activities like computer use and television viewing in favor of strictly timed homework and study sessions. Sure, this may be an exaggeration of how many reading this actually parent. But for too many, this example is not too dissimilar to their own...

2014-06-18 23:16:29

Losing a child can be a parent's worst nightmare and the grief that occurs afterwards can be difficult. Grief expert, Edy Nathan Ma, LCSW, gives 10 do's and don'ts for parents who are suffering the loss of their child. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Child loss is an atypical loss experienced by a parent. The natural order of life is violated when a parent outlives their child. This creates an emotional disruption that effects the essence of being alive. The death...

2014-06-18 23:15:53

50 Plus Dating is the best online dating site for single men & women over 50 to find love & relationship. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 50 Plus Dating is a newly launched dating site that brings together like-minded men & women over 50 based on their special interests. It has become more and more popular among over 50 singles since its launch in January. 50 Plus Dating caters to over 50 men and women and doesn't allow members under the age of 40 to maintain a focused dating...

2014-06-18 23:00:25

Shane Michaels Releases a Review of Impulsive Desire Method, Alex Carter’s Latest Dating and Relationship Program to Help Men Find the Secret to Attracting Women Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Impulsive Desire Method, a dating guide created specifically for men by relationship expert Alex Carter designed to help guys discover the secret to getting women to obsessively desire them using just a few simple tips and tricks has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an...

2014-06-18 16:26:15

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Bravado Designs, a leader in intimate apparel for pregnant and nursing moms, paints a realistic picture of what returning to work looks like for new moms--and it's not pretty. Twenty five percent of working mothers report that they are not able to discuss back to work breastfeeding plans with their employer prior to going on maternity leave. As the nation's top leaders convene in Washington, D.C. next week to focus on creating a...

Legal Dangers Involved With Sexting Largely Ignored By Teenagers
2014-06-18 14:13:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new survey from Drexel University found that many teens are blissfully, and dangerously, ignorant about the legal dangers posed by sending illicit photos, also known as sexting. The survey results are published in the journal Sexuality Research and Social Policy. While the survey found that more than 50 percent of undergraduates surveyed at a large American university said they had exchanged sexually explicit text messages, the more...

2014-06-18 12:28:19

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Move over, 'Miss Manners'--please! Manners is a man's job. And there is now a man reporting for duty," says Wayne James, former senator and author of Manly Manners: Lifestyle & Etiquette for the Young Man of the 21(st) Century. The book is elegant and sophisticated, but edgy; sexy and witty, yet meticulously researched and immensely informative; classic though iconoclastic; spiritual at times, irreverent at other times; and as...

trophy wife stereotype
2014-06-18 11:12:15

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We've all seen the outwardly-appearing successful man with a pretty piece of arm candy standing by his side. The trophy wife, that stunningly attractive female who trades her natural aesthetics for a life of comfort and leisure, is perceived to occur on more than just a semi-regular basis. However, a new study out of Notre Dame explains how, in this case, perception hasn't necessarily become reality. The stereotype of the trophy...

2014-06-17 23:10:59

House organization tips and art inspired by Eric Carle have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Keep the household safe and sane with great tips from seasoned Moms. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Moms need tips and tricks that keep the household safe and sane. House organization tips and art inspired by Eric Carle have been released on Kids Activities Blog. A few tips can even make life a bit easier. Consider making a stackable couch out of foam sheets and pillows. This idea is...

2014-06-17 23:10:16

National Dog Bite Prevention Week in the US saw a host of companies join together recently to spread awareness of issues that can both cause dog bites, how to prevent them and how to ensure any attack is dealt with correctly in the aftermath. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Anglo-American pet technology top dogs, Aquarium Software, believe their software could hold the key to ensuring an efficient resolution to any third party liability claims made against a pet owner. The news comes hot on the...


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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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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.