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2014-07-31 23:15:24

August 26 is Kiss-And-Make-Up Day in the US. Couples in trouble all over the world can get out of trouble fast with the new eGuide “3 Fast + Fun Ways to Reignite the Spark in Your Marriage TODAY,” plus “The 6-Point Plan to Create Romance and Intimacy” created by Couples In Trouble Relationship Expert, Dr. Jackie Black. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Staying happy in a relationship and loving for years and years can be tricky at best. Men and women get sucked into the...

2014-07-31 23:06:47

Fort Lauderdale based reformer Pilates studio ProPilates is excited to announce the rising success of current program and the release of upcoming expansion plans that include new classes, updated nutritional guidance and lifestyle solutions. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ProPilates in Fort Lauderdale, where physical transformations are addressed with a comprehensive approach to the entire body by highly-qualified professionals, today announced it is the fastest-growing private...

2014-07-31 23:03:31

Signs of Child Abuse, a guide released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/signs-of-child-abuse/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Child abuse happens in the homes of more than 700,000 children per year. Unfortunately, many cases of child abuse go unmentioned for various reasons including shame, fear and ridicule. Many abused children feel as if the abuse is their fault. NoBullying releases today a guide to signs of child abuse. Child abuse involves physical violence such as...

2014-07-31 12:28:46

The number one condom brand worldwide has conducted a survey that reveals the nation's most-desired orgasm locations and fantasies NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate National Orgasm Day today, Durex has released new findings from a survey that explores where people fantasize about having orgasms and where they actually have them. The results suggest that Americans are far kinkier in their minds than in reality, but not entirely as tame as you might think. According to the...

2014-07-31 12:20:49

MANCHESTER, England, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand USA sponsors the event which is attracting an outstanding programme of speakers Senior figures from the travel and tourism industry are signing up in force to speak at this year's World Routes Tourism Summit which, sponsored by Brand USA for the second year running, will take place alongside World Routes in Chicago, 20-23 September 2014. Building on the success of last year's event the programme is...

2014-07-31 08:37:27

Research Reveals Growing Interest Among Mental Health Clinicians in Mobile Technology Apps To Treat Patients SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical psychologists believe mobile technology applications geared to mental healthcare treatment have potential to improve patient care and practice management, based on a recent national survey conducted by market research firm Sigma Research. According to industry experts, the new research signals a readiness among...

2014-07-31 08:36:54

World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 - 7 BOSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acelleron Medical Products is sponsoring a first-ever Acelleron Breast Pumping World Record on Saturday, August 2 in conjunction with the MommyCon Boston 2014 Convention, August 1 and 2 at the Revere Hotel, 200 Stuart Street, Boston, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On Saturday thousands of nursing mothers around the globe will join in to normalize breastfeeding by pumping milk in a public display. Each of the...

2014-07-31 08:31:59

Breeders: A Subclass of Women, produced by The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network, will be hosting a special screening in Minneapolis PLEASANT HILL, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Lahl and The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network (CBC), producers of the award-winning documentary, Eggsploitation (2010) and Anonymous Father's Day (2011), announced a special screening of their new film, Breeders: A Subclass of Women?, on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Lagoon...

preterm birth
2014-07-31 02:15:30

University of Adelaide There's some good news for parents of preterm babies – latest research from the University of Adelaide shows that by the time they become teenagers, the brains of many preterm children can perform almost as well as those born at term. A study conducted by the University's Robinson Research Institute has found that as long as the preterm child experiences no brain injury in early life, their cognitive abilities as a teenager can potentially be as good as their...

2014-07-30 23:13:04

PR News will hold the Platinum PR and Top Places to Work Awards Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt in New York City on September 16, 2014, where top PR initiatives in more than 40 categories will be honored. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 PR News will be honoring top PR initiatives in more than 40 categories—ranging from anniversary campaign and crisis management to social media and word of mouth—at its benchmark-setting Platinum PR Awards on September 16, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt in...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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