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2014-09-03 23:09:50

OM Challenge for Peace raises awareness of world peace and provides funds to support numerous, non-profit, local and global peace programs. Sister Jenna, founder of the Meditation Museum in Washington, DC and host of the America Meditating Radio Show, kicks off the Om Challenge on September 6, 2014 at Bhakti Fest in Joshua Tree, CA. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Who Will Take the OM CHALLENGE for PEACE? Everyone’s talking about the ALS “Ice Bucket” Challenge,...

2014-09-03 23:08:43

Beginning September 1, 2014, ChangeYourEnergy.com will have a new look to their homepage and a new section devoted to online wellness courses designed with their members in mind. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Beginning this month, ChangeYourEnergy.com has a new look to their homepage and a new section devoted to online courses. Their new look is bolder, bigger and more user friendly. They've also launched the new “Daily Energy Hour,” an hour long class of energy principle practices...

2014-09-03 23:04:45

Trend report examines how and why families are evolving. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 JWT, the world’s best-known marketing communications brand, focuses on the real modern family in its latest trend report. As the notion of family rapidly evolves, “Meet the New Family” explores how and why household makeup, interpersonal ties and family structures are changing. Marriage is no longer a given in many parts of the world, nor are children; at the same time, gay couples are...

2014-09-03 23:01:47

NoBullying examines the several traumatic ugly faces of rape in the modern world in an article released today: http://nobullying.com/school-rape/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Being raped is not what modern society expects to hear. It signals such a degradation of society that one has to wonder what exactly is going in the world and how victims of rape are surviving with such a taboo subject. There are many faces of rape, all discussed in NoBullying’s article, released today....

women in stem
2014-09-03 03:45:50

Sandra Leander, Arizona State University Identifying forces behind inequities important next step Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are traditionally heavily dominated by males, which is of great concern to universities as they try to improve student retention and achievement. One exception to that trend is in the field of biology. Of undergraduate biology majors, more than 60 percent are female, and about half of biosciences graduate students are women....

2014-09-03 12:28:36

The Bully Text campaign uses an SMS text message experience to encourage young people to step up to bullying NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social change, and Be a STAR, an anti-bullying initiative co-founded in 2011 by The Creative Coalition and global entertainment company WWE, are teaming up for The Bully Text: Superstar Edition, a campaign that uses an SMS text message game to get young people to...

2014-09-03 08:39:33

Authority will focus on government, higher education and business customers. BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaggle announced today that it has created a new division called Authority, which will focus on the company's expansion into new markets. Authority will provide cloud-based products to government, higher education and commercial customers. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/142241 "Our experience working with school districts provides us a great...

2014-09-03 08:38:32

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the biggest concerns facing parents today is helping their children deal with bullying and the increased pressure of social media and cyberbullying. Children spend an average of 45 hours per week online, much less time than they spend with both teachers and parents combined. "I've been asking myself: why are so many negative comments posted online every day, and how are kids affected by seeing all this negativity?" says producer...

2014-09-03 08:33:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: CVS Health's announcement today that it has ended tobacco sales sends a resounding message to the entire retail industry: Responsible retailers - especially those that provide health care through pharmacies and clinics - should not be in the business of selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. There is a fundamental conflict between...

2014-09-02 23:01:23

Can one learn how to be a bully at school? NoBullying releases an expose on how school bullying works for the bully http://nobullying.com/how-to-be-a-bully-at-school/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Learning how to be a bully at school can be tough. Sometimes it’s really difficult for one to know when and how to assert dominance over another human being in a public setting. With a big percentage of schools turning to look the other way when it comes to school bullying, maybe...


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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