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2014-10-02 23:01:15

NoBullying releases the Guide To Bullying and Peer Victimization Today http://nobullying.com/peer-victimization/ London, UK (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Bullying and Peer Victimization are two negative aspects of school life for teens, children and even adults. NoBullying releases today the guide to what is bullying and what is peer victimization. The guide lists the types of peer victimization such as harassment in all its forms from the psychological, emotional, and physical to the mental....

2014-10-02 12:31:22

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at the National Press Club at 12pm in the Zenger Room, the Catholic 501(c)(3) non-profit Christ Medicus Foundation is announcing the creation of CMF CURO (www.cmfcuro.com), a Catholic Living Health Care Ministry. CMF CURO is a member-representative to Samaritan Ministries International ("Samaritan" or "SMI"), offering Catholics the first Catholic health sharing ministry. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, CMF CURO is being...

2014-10-02 12:30:33

7,000 trailblazers across Canada "pay it forward" with gestures of kindness MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - A new movement is taking shape in communities across Canada. It's not about raising money or awareness for a particular cause, but quite simply, spreading hope and happiness. Right now, the trailblazers of Saint Elizabeth Health Care - nurses, personal support workers, rehab therapists and support staff who provide 11,000 home care visits every day - are finding for more ways to...

2014-10-02 12:27:29

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA today announced the publication of a first-of-its-kind book that comprehensively addresses United States workplace law and human resource practice relating to gender identity, sexual orientation, and gender expression. The book, "Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace," features an extensive analysis of antidiscrimination law as it pertains to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)...

2014-10-01 23:06:30

Commissioner of New York City Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence to Deliver Lecture on October 6 Bronx, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that its School of Criminal Justice will be hosting a series of events throughout October to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a national campaign designed to support victims of domestic abuse and inspire action to end domestic violence. Monroe will...

2014-10-01 23:02:47

Boys Town encourages communities across the country to help raise awareness for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. On Monday, October 6 Boys Town will join the nation in recognizing the harm bullying can cause children, teens, and families. Omaha, Neb. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Boys Town encourages communities across the country to help raise awareness for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. On Monday, October 6, Boys Town will join the nation in recognizing the harm...

2014-10-01 20:23:43

--Using Cellie Coping Kits with children with sickle cell disease demonstrates the hospital's commitment to support the whole child, providing medical care with emotional support -- PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing the need to provide emotional support to pediatric sickle cell patients, psychologists at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have developed an evidence-based coping tool for children with sickle cell disease and their families...

2014-10-01 16:28:30

Annual TTPM Most Wanted List Forecasts Most Popular Toys for the Holiday Season CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its Kidizoom® Smartwatch was named to the TTPM Most Wanted holiday list. The annual list designated by TTPM, the leading online resource for all things play, recognizes the holiday's most in-demand toys and children's...

2014-10-01 16:27:31

RIO RANCHO, N.M., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For those in recovery from eating disorders such as compulsive overeating, anorexia, bulimia or binge eating, the holiday season can be a difficult time. During this joyous time of year food often becomes the center of various celebrations, and at the end of the evening we are left asking ourselves "Why did I eat so much?" Those dealing with eating disorders sometimes approach the holidays as an all or nothing proposition by...

2014-10-01 16:24:41

Annual List Forecasts Hottest Toys for the Holiday Season CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech(®) (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its Go! Go! Smart Animals(TM) Zoo Explorers Playset(TM) was named to the TTPM Most Wanted holiday list. The annual list designated by TTPM, the leading online resource for all things play, recognizes the holiday's most in-demand toys and...


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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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