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2014-07-29 23:15:05

Psychology writer Kevin E Meredith explores the evidence and the evolutionary reasons an excess of happiness leads to a counterattack of pain in the evolved human mind, and proposes measures for fighting back. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Psychology writer, poet and novelist Kevin E Meredith introduces a startling, counter-intuitive theory today about the pains and sorrows that often seem to follow joyous events. In Heirloom of Agony: A New Theory About Why Happiness Hurts, And What You Can Do...

2014-07-29 23:02:29

In a new study, researchers mated worms of different species and found that the females’ lifespans and number of offspring were drastically reduced compared with females mated with the same species, and cross-species-mated females were often sterile. The researchers showed that the “foreign” sperm had broken from the female’s uterus, prematurely fertilized the eggs and destroyed the ovaries (causing no viable offspring and sterility), and traveled throughout the worm’s body...

2014-07-29 23:02:17

Sexual Orientation Bullying, a guide released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/sexual-orientation-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Is there such a thing as Sexual Orientation Bullying? NoBullying investigates the trend of sexual orientation bullying in a guide released today. Sexual orientation is a person’s sexual identity as it relates to the gender to which they are attracted. Sexual identity terms have been abbreviated and are now commonly referred to as LGBTQ or...

2014-07-29 23:00:59

The best reading games and fun outdoor games have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for back to school with fun games. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Learning to read can be hard. Over 200 reading games and fun outdoor games have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Learning through play is the best way to acquire new skills. The activities are great for kids of all ages. Make a story cube to form sentences to play a fun story game. A word family tic tac toe will be a...

2014-07-29 23:00:43

DailyGossip.org publishes a review to the Make Him Desire You program. This is a unique method that promises to reveal a never exposed before formula to make men feel a special kind of love. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 For numerous women from all over the world, finding love, happiness and making a relationship work can turn out being quite hard. Well, the author of the Make Him Desire You program indicates that he discovered the method that can help all these women. This is...

2014-07-29 12:29:06

Pet Leadership Council Releases Study Conducted by Harris Poll as it Mounts Effort to Defend Consumer Choice GREENWICH, Conn., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By an overwhelming margin, America's dog and cat owners say the best way to crack down on illegal puppy mill operators is not to ban the sale of dogs and cats at local pet stores, as a handful of local communities have done, but rather to enact and enforce tougher breeder standards (67% vs. 33%). The Pet Leadership Council, a coalition of...

2014-07-29 08:33:31

MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Universal Conflict Resolution (UCR), a Minneapolis/St. Paul violence prevention company has launched a timely and practical conflict resolution program designed for all age groups and a host of academic and business settings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130328 John Stewart and Tom Schockemoehl, veteran middle and high school educators, have combined their hands-on professional experience in conflict resolution...

2014-07-28 23:11:23

Over 80 DIY toys and bunny thank you notes have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Have fun making toys with items found around the house. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 DIY toys are fun to make and play with. Over 80 DIY toys and bunny thank you notes have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Turn old toys and kitchen items into new exciting toys. The kids will have fun taking things from around the house and turning them into a fun toy. Even better than that, it is saving...

2014-07-28 23:09:32

The coming period of economic contraction and resource shortage will cause the entire world to reject liberalism and turn back towards conservatism, according to a new scientific text published by Federalist Publications, examining the biological forces which produce ideological shifts in populations. If this book's thesis is true, all other factors, from demographic projections to cultural evolution will prove powerless to forestall a new conservative political revival. (PRWEB) July...

2014-07-28 23:09:24

Playground Creates Outdoor Fun for Community at Old Buckingham Station at Midlothian Village (VA) with APCPLAY© (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Building a sense of neighborhood and outdoor fun into condensed residential housing is important. Where personal outdoor space is not possible, building a park or playground that encourages everyone to enjoy fun and exercise outside is important. That’s why Old Buckingham Station at Midlothian Village has invested in quality commercial playground...


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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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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