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2014-10-16 12:34:32

Retailer is raising awareness and funds for anti-bullying resources FAIRFAX, Va., Oct 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkGeek has partnered with PACER's National Bulling Prevention Center, who has declared October "Bullying Prevention Month." When you shop at www.ThinkGeek.com during the month of October, you'll have the chance to buy a keychain for $2.99 that will let the world know that you are standing up against bullying. ThinkGeek will be donating 100% of the profits from the...

2014-10-16 12:27:27

New packaging means no more RUFF choices in the pet food aisle BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choosing Fido's dinner shouldn't be "ruff." Natural pet care maker "I and love and you" launched new packaging designs with improved color-coding and iconography so pet parents can quickly find the right food. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141016/152590 Packaging now features the new "I and love and you" logo design to enable stronger brand recognition alongside...

2014-10-16 08:29:17

The Angel Guardian series takes flight with Kickstarter and "Buy a Book, Give a Book" program AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A consistent bedtime routine significantly improves sleep in infants and toddlers, a study from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine shows. But parents know just how difficult it can be to get little ones to wind down for the night. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152545Photo -...

2014-10-15 23:10:05

Global Gamification Market 2014-2018 research report provide Consumer-driven and Enterprise-driven application analysis. Browse complete analysis at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/300147-global-gamification-market-2014-2018-.html. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The increased importance of social media is one of the major trends upcoming in the market. The market is witnessing the integration of social networks with gamification applications, which support the growth of the...

2014-10-15 23:07:41

Veterinary Pet Insurance Reveals Spookiest Halloween Pet Dangers Brea, California (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 During the Halloween season, U.S. consumers spend $7 billion on Halloween candy, costumes and decorations, exposing pets to more toxins and hazards than any other time of the year. To help prepare for the imminent dangers that surround our pets during the scare season, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, has released...

2014-10-15 12:30:53

Georgia's First Academic Medical Center and Addiction Treatment Facility AUGUSTA, Ga., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's opening of the premier luxury inpatient addiction facility on the East Coast, The Bluff Plantation marks a unique new partnership for alcohol and drug rehabilitation treatment as a progressive, chronic, relapsing and potentially fatal disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152216 "The Bluff Plantation sets a new standard for addiction...

2014-10-14 23:09:58

'Guided Meditation' is a virtual reality demo for the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2. Designed by Cubicle Ninjas, this VR demo highlights four unique meditation experiences, taking place in different locations across the globe. Glen Ellyn, IL (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Cubicle Ninjas launches 'Guided Meditation', a virtual reality demo for the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2. 'Guided Meditation' highlights four unique meditation experiences, all taking place in...

2014-10-14 16:32:16

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nowadays, pet owners and professionals are turning to more positive approaches in animal training. For the first time ever, animal owners, trainers and technology innovators have the opportunity to experience and learn about inventive uses of technology that promote positive animal behaviors at the Pet Technology Conference on Nov. 8 or 9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley, 901 Ames Ave., Milpitas, Calif. "In the next...

2014-10-14 12:34:44

Gaggle Among Leading K-12 EdTech Companies that Pledge to Advance Student Data Privacy Protection BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaggle confirmed today its participation in a new pledge to safeguard data privacy regarding the collection, maintenance and use of student personal information. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142241 The company is one of the 13 K-12 school service providers participating in the pledge created by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and...

2014-10-14 08:41:28

"My dear owner, please adore me while you away." NEW TAIPEI CITY, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAWBO launched its new generation of device PawCare. It uses the most updated technology to babysit your pets remotely. Through our exclusive mood rating alarm and build-in camera within the APP. It can easily detect your pets' emotion and needs while owners are busy and away from home. It will notify owners to give some TLC to their pets when they are lonely or neglected. PawCare enables...


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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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