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2015-03-12 16:24:40

Mayor Murray joins panel representing government, business, media and academia to discuss the importance of advancing Seattle as a leading technology and science hub SEATTLE, March 12, 2015

2015-03-12 12:30:40

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Matthew L.

2015-03-12 08:33:58

ATLANTA, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Behavioral Healthcare (Summit), a leading provider of addiction treatment and behavioral health services, today announced a partnership with Flexpoint

2015-03-12 08:28:44

'Ugly' Trolls attempt to get back at BeautifulPeople.com following news reports about members being ejected for losing their looks NEW YORK, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands

2015-03-11 23:20:24

Don’t judge or look down at smokers, proclaims Aqua-Tine in bold and provocative new advertising campaign for American smokers (PRWEB) March 10, 2015

2015-03-11 23:08:22

During the 2013-2014 school year, Natasha Gonell, a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway FL Realty, learned her son had been bullied and battered twice in a Broward County Elementary School.

2015-03-11 23:02:05

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership was one of 51 organizations in the Commonwealth of Virginia to receive a tourism marketing grant.

2015-03-11 23:01:07

NoBullying releases its annual report on all things related to bullying and cyber bullying under the title “The Complicated Web of Teen Lives”

war heroes
2015-03-11 09:07:17

Women are more attracted to war heroes than regular soldiers or men who display heroic traits in other fields, such as in sports or natural disaster work, according to new research from the University of Southampton and partners in Europe. The findings also suggest that men did not find heroism to be a sexually attractive trait in women.

2015-03-10 12:25:38

More than 2,500 community partners bring literacy program to families nationwide REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Raising A Reader has reached the 15 million mark


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
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.