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2014-08-12 08:26:14

Made just for kids, LeapBand(TM) combines fun and creative activity challenges with personalized virtual pet play to help children get more active and learn about healthy choices. EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that their latest innovation, LeapBand(TM), is now available for sale online and at major retail locations across the U.S. LeapBand, a wearable activity tracker...

2014-08-11 23:06:28

National Council on Problem Gambling teams up with Gambling Integrity Services to help online gambling operators licensed in the USA to comply with NCPG’s Internet Responsible Gambling Standards. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) announced today a new program to assess how internet gambling websites comply with NCPG’s Internet Responsible Gambling Standards. NCPG will contract with Gambling Integrity Services (GIS) to perform...

2014-08-11 23:06:18

Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS) is celebrating 40 years of providing the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program to families throughout northeastern Pennsylvania. Wilkes-Barre, PA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS) is celebrating 40 years of providing the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program to families throughout northeastern Pennsylvania. WIC is the nation’s premier public health and nutrition education program with...

2014-08-11 23:02:01

With the alleged surrogacy issues that have gained national media attention in Cancun, the CARE Surrogacy Center in Mexico is working persistently to help intended parents by offering trustworthy guidance and a second chance to attain their dreams of building a family. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 With the alleged surrogacy issues that have gained national media attention in Cancun, the CARE Surrogacy Center in Mexico is working persistently to provide trustworthy guidance to...

2014-08-11 16:27:32

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Seleni Institute was honored last week to welcome the first female Speaker of the US House of Representatives in US history and current House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to tour its facility and learn more about both Seleni and the mental health issues women face during their reproductive years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135155 Leader Pelosi said, "The Seleni Institute is a remarkable model for caring for women's...

Do Women Need To ‘Man Up’ For Male-dominated Fields?
2014-08-11 03:20:54

Michigan State University Women applying for a job in male-dominated fields should consider playing up their masculine qualities, indicates new research by Michigan State University scholars that’s part of a series of studies on bias in the hiring process. In a laboratory experiment, women who described themselves using masculine-like traits (assertive, independent, achievement oriented) were evaluated as more fitting for the job than those who emphasized female-like traits (warmth,...

2014-08-11 08:31:10

The #2 Electronic Cigarette Company in the U.S. Extends International Distribution POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOGIC Technology, makers of premium electronic cigarettes, announced today plans for international retail distribution in Canada. Through a partnership with Hilary's Salesmaster Inc., LOGIC's line of electronic cigarettes will be brought to more than 30,000 accounts operated by the distributor nationwide. LOGIC holds the #2 rank for dollar and unit...

training turtles
2014-08-10 04:43:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An international team of scientists has successfully trained four red-footed tortoises how to use a touchscreen, according to new research appearing in the July edition of the journal Behavioral Processes. The research, which was led by Dr. Anna Wilkinson of the University of Lincoln’s School of Life Sciences, was part of a study designed to teach the creatures navigational techniques. Previous research has demonstrated that...

2014-08-09 23:02:11

On May 1, 2012 Rev. Thabiti began what was intended to be a 40-Day (no eating - water only) Fast but on May 15th as told to MCA (http://www.MyClassifiedads.net), he ended the fast upon realizing that he was not clean enough on the inside to do it and this was after spending years on a cleansing diet of mostly fruits, nuts and vegetables prior to beginning. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Ever since June 2012 Thabiti had fasted for the first 7 days of every month which gives him a...

2014-08-09 23:00:42

A gallery of mess-free car activities and an easy to build water wall have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for stress free road trips this month. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Keep kids happy in the car. Mess-free car activities and an easy to build water wall have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Have fun during the next road trip. Long car rides with preschoolers are stressful. Keep the backseat happy and mess-free by providing the kids with lacing cards,...


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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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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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