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2014-09-27 23:01:31

Mediaplanet announces distribution of its second cross-platform edition of Expecting Parents, highlighting various maternal methodologies, fertility solutions, and pregnancy preparations that span from financial foresight to folic acid intake. (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 The print component of “Expecting Parents” is distributed within today’s edition of the Toronto Star, with a circulation of approximately 230,400 copies and an estimated readership of 622,169. The digital component...

2014-09-26 23:07:09

Retailer makes it easier than ever before to learn about savings--on trampolines, swing sets, pool houses and more--as soon as they're announced. Mahopac, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Best in Backyards of Connecticut and New York is looking to reward its customers by alerting them through email to store sales on playsets and so much more. Whether the product is a wooden cedar swing set; a storage shed; a pergola, pavilion, gazebo or retractable awning for an outdoor room; a fire pit;...

2014-09-25 23:09:44

The team behind Kardio-Xercise™, a premier lifestyle fitness brand, offers the following five tips to help you achieve better health. Overtime, these small modifications to your daily routine can add up to create big change in your life. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 For most people, the thought of overhauling their entire lifestyle to become healthier can be very daunting. In fact, it’s this mindset that often prevents people from taking the first step to achieve meaningful...

2014-09-25 23:08:41

Yerba Buena Wealth Advisors, LLC Helps Non-Profits Build Their Endowment Fund to Sustain Their Missions San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Yerba Buena Wealth Advisors, LLC, launches The Donor Motivation Program® unveiling its philanthropic planning services to support Bay Area based non-profits. Delivering The Donor Motivation Program® fundamentally changes the way non-profits approach and work with their very best donors. Based on the latest research and best practices,...

2014-09-25 23:05:39

Event encourages more women to apply for high-profile C-suite positions in IT LOUISVILLE, KY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 When companies have more gender diversity among their leadership, they make more money—yet fewer women than men apply for high-profile C-suite positions, negotiate for raises, and make it to the top of their industries. Why aren’t more women stepping up to lead? Or perhaps the better question: What is holding them back? The Women in Technology conference will seek...

2014-09-25 23:00:30

Contractor Source, main retail outlet for Walttools, just announced receipt of the initial U.S. inventory for the just released Z Poolform pool coping system. Morris, ILLINOIS (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Contractor Source in Morris, Illinois just announced the initial shipment of the anticipated Z Poolform concrete pool coping forming system. The patented system, called Z Poolform, marks a breakthrough development in the construction of concrete pool copings and decks. Z Poolforms are...

2014-09-25 12:33:23

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Humane Farm Animal Care, (HFAC) the leading international non-profit certification organization improving the lives of farm animals in food production, announced today that consumers in Brazil and Peru can now find Certified Humane® products in their supermarkets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130913/MM79477LOGO The increased presence of Certified Humane® products in supermarkets in the US, Canada, Brazil and Peru has led to...

2014-09-24 23:14:51

Positive Business DC today announced a new webinar, first in a series of 3, called Hacking Creativity. The webinar series was designed exclusively for Positive Business DC by students at the University of Pennsylvania’s Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Positive Business DC today announced a new webinar, first in a series of 3, called Hacking Creativity. The webinar series was designed exclusively for Positive Business DC...

2014-09-24 23:14:07

Conquer and Control Your Smoking Habits teaches the new breakthrough science of subconscious habit change to eliminate smoking forever. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Conquer and Control Your Smoking Habits is a completely free book that teaches the new breakthrough science of subconscious habit change. The beauty of this subconscious habit system is its ability to easily transform smoking habits. It creates lasting and permanent transformation of destructive smoking habits. Smoking habits...

2014-09-24 23:11:48

Training helps colleges and universities create safer campus communities while complying with new federal mandates Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Scenario Learning, LLC, developer of safety and compliance solutions for schools and workplaces, announces a new suite of Campus Sexual Violence Prevention courses now available in its SafeColleges Online Staff Training System. The suite of online courses, written by leading safety experts Alison Kiss and Michelle Issadore, help...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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