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Legal Dangers Involved With Sexting Largely Ignored By Teenagers
2014-06-18 14:13:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new survey from Drexel University found that many teens are blissfully, and dangerously, ignorant about the legal dangers posed by sending illicit photos, also known as sexting. The survey results are published in the journal Sexuality Research and Social Policy. While the survey found that more than 50 percent of undergraduates surveyed at a large American university said they had exchanged sexually explicit text messages, the more...

2014-06-18 12:28:19

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Move over, 'Miss Manners'--please! Manners is a man's job. And there is now a man reporting for duty," says Wayne James, former senator and author of Manly Manners: Lifestyle & Etiquette for the Young Man of the 21(st) Century. The book is elegant and sophisticated, but edgy; sexy and witty, yet meticulously researched and immensely informative; classic though iconoclastic; spiritual at times, irreverent at other times; and as...

trophy wife stereotype
2014-06-18 11:12:15

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We've all seen the outwardly-appearing successful man with a pretty piece of arm candy standing by his side. The trophy wife, that stunningly attractive female who trades her natural aesthetics for a life of comfort and leisure, is perceived to occur on more than just a semi-regular basis. However, a new study out of Notre Dame explains how, in this case, perception hasn't necessarily become reality. The stereotype of the trophy...

2014-06-17 23:10:59

House organization tips and art inspired by Eric Carle have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Keep the household safe and sane with great tips from seasoned Moms. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Moms need tips and tricks that keep the household safe and sane. House organization tips and art inspired by Eric Carle have been released on Kids Activities Blog. A few tips can even make life a bit easier. Consider making a stackable couch out of foam sheets and pillows. This idea is...

2014-06-17 23:10:16

National Dog Bite Prevention Week in the US saw a host of companies join together recently to spread awareness of issues that can both cause dog bites, how to prevent them and how to ensure any attack is dealt with correctly in the aftermath. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Anglo-American pet technology top dogs, Aquarium Software, believe their software could hold the key to ensuring an efficient resolution to any third party liability claims made against a pet owner. The news comes hot on the...

2014-06-17 23:04:46

Music teacher Dyce Kimura gives 15% off first-time students during the month of June for Fort Lauderdale singing lessons and guitar lessons for anyone who refers to this article. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Dyce Kimura began playing music at five years old. Today, he acknowledges how much easier it is to start at a young age because children learn music much faster than adults. Kimura also stresses that anyone can learn music if they are dedicated. “I’ve seen people who...

Catch All Your Extreme Action Sports Moves With AirDog Drone
2014-06-17 13:46:50

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online When's the last time you were riding a trail, doing hardcore parkour, or skiing a tough hill when you pulled off the most amazing feat and were immediately saddened to realize none of your friends were around to see it? Apparently, thanks to a new Kickstarter campaign for AirDog by Helico Aerospace Industries, you'll soon never suffer the post-Awesome Trick blues again. Their new product concept follows your every move and documents...

2014-06-17 13:26:02

UIC E-cigarettes, also known as vaping pens or e-hookas, are commonly advertised on Twitter and the tweets often link to commercial websites promoting e-cig use, according to University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. The study, published as a special supplement in the July 2014 issue of Tobacco Control released online June 16, has implications for future FDA regulations on the marketing of e-cigarettes and related products. “There’s this whole wild west of social media...

2014-06-17 12:52:24

University of Chicago Examining factors such as how much children gesture at an early age may make it possible to identify and intervene with very young children at risk for delays in speech and cognitive development, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Chicago. The research by leading early learning scientists looked at children from a wide variety of backgrounds, including those from advantaged and disadvantaged families, and those who had suffered brain...

2014-06-17 12:45:26

Association for Psychological Science Exposure to information that diminishes free will, including brain-based accounts of behavior, seems to decrease people's support for retributive punishment, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. People who learned about neuroscientific research, either by reading a magazine article or through undergraduate coursework, proposed less severe punishment for a hypothetical...


Latest Behavior Reference Libraries

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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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