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2014-07-28 23:02:14

“Everyone deserves the love of a child and no one should be denied that right,” says Stephanie Caballero Esq. San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Extraordinary Conceptions Surrogacy and Egg Donor Agency announces dates for conferences in Europe in order to help more people who are struggling with their fertility, by proving information about surrogacy and egg donation in the United States, where it is legal to do so. Having a baby may not be so easy for some couples. According...

2014-07-28 23:01:00

Recent Suicide Rates, a Guide Released Today by NoBullying: http://nobullying.com/suicide-rates/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Are teens and youth seriously thinking of suicide? Why are suicidal tendencies present in today’s world? Discover the latest suicide rates in a guide released today by NoBullying. According to recent reports, most youth involved in bullying don’t display suicidal behavior. They do, however, concede that teenage suicide and bullying are rising public health...

2014-07-28 23:00:13

Board of Trustees approves ability of College to position itself as a smoke/tobacco-free institution. Breathe Free campaign launched to promote a healthier environment for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Largo, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Prince George’s Community College today announced its brand new campaign, Breathe Free, which supports efforts to create a smoke/tobacco-free environment and decrease the risk factors that contribute to preventable diseases associated with...

fist bump
2014-07-28 08:04:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The traditional handshake is increasingly being replaced as a welcoming gesture by the fist bump, and that might be a very good thing, researchers from Aberystwyth University in Wales claim in a new study. Athletes do it, the lead characters from the television show Psych do it, and even the President of the United States seems to prefer touching knuckles to shaking hands, according to AP Medical Writer Mike Stobbe. As it turns...

2014-07-27 23:02:45

Find out the Top 10 List of Cougar dating Website reviews and expert’s insight. (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Older women dating younger men are quite a rage in recent times and there is a surge in the number of websites that are essentially dedicated to the concept. However, the rise in the platforms is giving a tough stance to the already booming market competition. People are viewing the idea as a great provision to explore dating benefits online, making friends, or even finding love. But,...

first date science
2014-07-27 04:31:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While men tend to be attracted to ladies who seem nice on a first date, women seem to prefer guys who play hard to get, according to new research appearing in Friday’s edition of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. According to Sarah Knapton, Science Correspondent for The Telegraph, the study found that men who were responsive to women during a first date were more likely to seem “unmanly” or “manipulative,”...

2014-07-25 23:09:11

The Secret Society of Happy People Kicks-off the 15th Happiness Happens Month on August 1 by Toasting it in with Pink Lemonade. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The Secret Society of Happy People will be celebrating the 15th Happiness Happens Month by kickstarting it with a pink lemonade toast on August 1. Why did the Society pick pink lemonade? Obviously, happy people naturally know how to turn lemons into lemonade. And pink is just fun. The purpose of Happiness Happens Month is to...

2014-07-25 23:01:42

The woman alleged that R.J. Reynolds sold defective and dangerous cigarette products that led to her husband’s lung cancer death. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers comments on a recent tobacco lawsuit in which a Florida jury awarded the widow of a smoker $23.6 billion in punitive damages. Cynthia Robinson brought the lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds, which manufactures Kool brand cigarettes....

2014-07-25 23:01:29

LGBT Youth are Still Bullied for Being Gay, an article released today by NoBullying. http://nobullying.com/bullied-for-being-gay/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 In today’s world, in spite of major efforts by the educational system and community groups to focus on tolerance and acceptance of LGBT people in schools, 92 percent of these LGBT teens and youth say they still experience negative messages about being lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender. The truth is, LGBT youth are still...

2014-07-24 23:08:11

Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recent article published last July 18, 2014 some of the pitfalls of having windfall profit. The article lays out some of the most common traps that unexpected earnings bring to a consumer. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recent article published last July 18, 2014 some of the pitfalls of having windfall profit. The article titled “3 Pitfalls Of Windfall Profits” lays out some of the most common traps that...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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