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2014-08-21 08:26:14

ORLANDO Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A hypothesis put forward at Genetic Economic Analytics shows a neuro-physiological link between sex and man's desire to hunt, as it suggests that the same regions of the brain activated in the sex drive and orgasm are used in the compulsion to hunt and harvest animals. The hypothesis concludes that Buck Fever, the uncontrollable spasming and bouncing of the leg in young, inexperienced hunters, is virtually the same as a male premature...

2014-08-20 23:13:23

Surrogate couple who became parents and activists when they refused to abort their baby with Down syndrome have agreed to have their memoir represented by Maryann Karinch at the Rudy Literary Agency. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Author Keston Ott-Dahl and her partner Andrea speak openly about their daughter Delaney amidst the Thai Surrogacy Scandal reported by CNN on August 7th,...

2014-08-20 23:07:16

More Than a Quarter of Teens Say They Experience "Extreme Stress" During the School Year - Living Source LLC Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Parents and kids across the nation are getting back-to-school ready. While the transition from summer months means buying textbooks and arranging after school care, there is an important element that is often a forgotten part of the annual re-commitment to your child’s education; their mental health. According to the American...

2014-08-20 23:03:33

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is asking an essential question that those suffering from addiction, along with the family and other loved ones, must ask: should a rehab facility be certified? (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and...

2014-08-20 23:01:17

Sexual Bullying, A Guide Released Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/sexual-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Sexual Bullying is a form of bullying that takes place usually with teens and “tweens”. However, sexual bullying can happen among adults as well, particularly at the work place and even at home. NoBullying releases today a complete guide to Sexual Bullying. Recent research defines sexual bullying as “Any bullying behavior, whether physical or non-physical,...

2014-08-20 23:01:04

The Ice Bucket Challenge, a Good Cause Or a Bullying Platform? NoBullying Investigates Today http://nobullying.com/ice-bucket-challenge/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 One fact is for sure, there is no harm in having some laughs or some fun for a good cause. However, when it comes to the Ice Bucket Challenge taking the social media world by storm, one couldn’t help but wonder, are some people doing the ice bucket challenge bullied into it? NoBullying examines today the facts and...

2014-08-20 16:26:32

PHOENIX, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smoking Vapor's brand new website sports a look and feel that is going to keep its customers cool during the heated public policy debates surrounding e-cigarettes. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140820/137744 The site features a responsive design, highly enhanced usability functions, and a complete visual overhaul to accompany the company's new brand. Smoking Vapor, or "SV," as their stylish new packaging denotes, has...

2014-08-20 12:23:22

Ward teaches readers to ridicule their sinful desires before they lead to abuse MAITLAND, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Within his new book, DON'T "DE"LETE ME! ($14.99, paperback, 9781498405607; $7.99, e-book, 9781498405614), Russell D. Ward adds a humorous touch to combating the desires many people face in their daily lives. He aims to give readers insight into how ridiculous it can be to get involved with certain destructive habits such as overeating, gambling,...

2014-08-20 08:27:29

QUITPLAN® Services' quit-and-win contest is back with multiple opportunities to win, starting at the State Fair MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QUITPLAN® Services is bringing back the popular QuitCash Challenge, with a new twist. Now, to help tobacco users prepare for the month-long quit and win contest coming in May, several shorter practice quit challenges will be held in the coming months, starting at the State Fair. Minnesotans looking to quit are encouraged to sign up for...

2014-08-20 08:25:24

Mia Hamm, international soccer star and mom of three, launches LeapBand(TM), LeapFrog's first wearable activity tracker designed just for kids EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that the most popular U.S. women's soccer player of all-time, Mia Hamm, is LeapFrog's official spokesperson for LeapBand(TM), the new wearable activity tracker designed just for children that...


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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cruet
  • 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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