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2014-08-20 16:26:32

PHOENIX, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smoking Vapor's brand new website sports a look and feel that is going to keep its customers cool during the heated public policy debates surrounding e-cigarettes. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140820/137744 The site features a responsive design, highly enhanced usability functions, and a complete visual overhaul to accompany the company's new brand. Smoking Vapor, or "SV," as their stylish new packaging denotes, has...

2014-08-20 12:23:22

Ward teaches readers to ridicule their sinful desires before they lead to abuse MAITLAND, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Within his new book, DON'T "DE"LETE ME! ($14.99, paperback, 9781498405607; $7.99, e-book, 9781498405614), Russell D. Ward adds a humorous touch to combating the desires many people face in their daily lives. He aims to give readers insight into how ridiculous it can be to get involved with certain destructive habits such as overeating, gambling,...

2014-08-20 08:27:29

QUITPLAN® Services' quit-and-win contest is back with multiple opportunities to win, starting at the State Fair MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QUITPLAN® Services is bringing back the popular QuitCash Challenge, with a new twist. Now, to help tobacco users prepare for the month-long quit and win contest coming in May, several shorter practice quit challenges will be held in the coming months, starting at the State Fair. Minnesotans looking to quit are encouraged to sign up for...

2014-08-20 08:25:24

Mia Hamm, international soccer star and mom of three, launches LeapBand(TM), LeapFrog's first wearable activity tracker designed just for kids EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that the most popular U.S. women's soccer player of all-time, Mia Hamm, is LeapFrog's official spokesperson for LeapBand(TM), the new wearable activity tracker designed just for children that...

2014-08-19 23:14:33

Embracing possible victims of fraud — tied to surrogacy in Thailand and Cancun — the CARE Surrogacy Center in Mexico City today expressed their displeasure for the disarray and has begun to reach out to frustrated intended parents who were misled on their journey to parenthood by other surrogacy agencies. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Embracing possible victims of fraud — tied to surrogacy in Thailand and Cancun — the CARE Surrogacy Center in Mexico City today expressed...

2014-08-19 23:12:43

PTAs buy left-handed school supplies. Thelefthandstore.com has a growing group of PTA customers as parents help cash-strapped schools. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 PTAs have started to buy left-handed school supplies. Thelefthandstore.com has a growing group of PTA customers as parents help cash-strapped schools. Left-handed school supplies - including left-handed scissors, pens and pencils, notebooks, and rulers - can make an enormous difference in the learning process and...

2014-08-19 23:09:37

Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water Radio Host Points to Women’s Traditional Roles in Healing and Water Supply Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Since the earliest prehistoric times, women have played a dominant role in caring for the sick and obtaining the necessary fresh water that sustains all terrestrial life. Citing these traditional roles of women, water activist Sharon Kleyne, host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show, has issued a challenge to the world’s...

2014-08-19 23:08:38

Fertility SOURCE Companies (The Donor SOURCE and The Surrogacy SOURCE) now offers financing options through American Healthcare Lending and CAPEXMD. Irvine, California (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Fertility SOURCE Companies (The Donor SOURCE and The Surrogacy SOURCE) is proud to announce the addition of two financing options in less than a year through its partnership with CAPEXMD and American Healthcare Lending. The new partnerships will help further the Fertility SOURCE Companies'...

2014-08-19 23:04:36

Researchmoz.us announces addition of new report "Baby Food Market in Russia and Eastern Europe" to its database. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Baby Food Russia examines the trends in the baby food market for 2006-2012, with forecasts to 2018. It examines how live birth rates, breastfeeding trends, the economic crisis, new product and packaging developments, changing attitudes and safety concerns have affected the market for baby milks, cereals, meals, drinks and finger...

2014-08-19 23:04:32

Terrific hairstyles for little girls and fun play ideas from around the web have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get a handle on the awkward hair phase during the toddler years. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Toddler hair can be a challenge. Terrific hairstyles for little girls and fun play ideas from around the web have been released on Kids Activities Blog. No more crazy hair day with these fantastic tips from seasoned Moms from around the web. The hairstyle tips include...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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