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happiness happens selfie challenge
2014-08-05 23:10:01

The Secret Society of Happy People celebrates Happiness Happens Day on August 8 with a selfie challenge. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The Secret Society of Happy People will celebrate the 16th Happiness Happens Day with a selfie challenge. The challenge is to take 8 selfies of the people, places and things that make you happy and post them on your favorite social media sites using the #HappinessHappens hashtag. “We want people to pay attention to everything, big and small,...

2014-08-05 23:02:31

The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas counts six of its donors among the recent and current Guinness World Record™ holders, including current record holder, Alyse Ogletree of Argyle, TX, who donated 53,081 ounces (or 414 gallons) of her own breastmilk to the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas Fort Worth, TEXAS (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 According to Guinness World Records™, six North Texas women are among the most prolific producers of breastmilk in the world. And that’s good news...

2014-08-05 23:00:19

Mariner Biomedical introduces Deter Exposure Defense SPF 35, a scientifically developed combination of broad spectrum mineral sunscreen, skin protectant and antioxidants to protect skin during extreme outdoor conditions. Also introduced is a new 1 ounce leak proof bottle for Deter Insect Repellent®. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Mariner Biomedical, Inc. exhibiting at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, used the opportunity to announce two new products. The company’s...

video games and teen behavior
2014-08-05 12:59:45

John Cramer, Dartmouth College Previous studies show that violent video games increase adolescent aggressiveness, but new Dartmouth research finds for the first time that teenagers who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games are more likely subsequently to engage in a wide range of behaviors beyond aggression, including alcohol use, smoking cigarettes, delinquency, and risky sex. More generally, such games—especially character-based games with anti-social protagonists—appear...

2014-08-05 12:33:28

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bernstein Liebhard LLP has launched a new E Cigarette Registry (http://www.ecigregistry.com/) to track adverse events potentially associated with the use of electronic cigarettes. The Firm invites visitors to ecigregistry.com to report serious health issues they suspect were caused by exposure to E Cigarettes, including hospitalizations for: -- Nicotine poisoning -- Pneumonia -- Heart attack -- Stroke -- Atrial fibrillation...

2014-08-05 08:42:15

Companies with Exceptional Workplace Engagement Invited to Apply Today SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Achievers, the only true cloud Employee Success Platform(TM), has today announced the launch of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces(TM) Awards in North America - recognizing top employers in the United States and Canada that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces. Application submission opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, and will...

2014-08-04 23:07:13

Five essential steps with what you need to know to reduce stress and transition from end-of-summer to back-to-school during one of the busiest and most stressful times (for parents and kids) New York, New York (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 As calendars turn into August, back-to-school beckons to millions of families nationwide, raising stress levels with increased activities and jitters as schools and colleges welcome record numbers of students this fall. August is one of the busiest and most...

2014-08-04 23:06:57

Loving Moments by Leading Lady partners with WIC offices nationwide to support moms who cannot afford nursing bras with donation of $15,000 worth of nursing apparel. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Loving Moments by Leading Lady, a fun, stylish and affordable nursing and maternity line available in WalMart, is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and supporting new moms by donating $15,000 worth of nursing bras to deserving women. Through this donation, Loving Moments is offering...

2014-08-04 20:22:20

Tour to Begin in Peru with Academic Partner Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), one of the leading nonprofit national graduate schools in the U.S. devoted exclusively to psychology and related behavioral and health sciences, today announced the launch of an international speaking tour featuring its president, Michele Nealon-Woods, Psy.D. This year, Dr. Nealon-Woods will...

2014-08-04 12:29:19

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Travel and Tourism in China http://www.reportbuyer.com/leisure_media/tourism_travel/travel_tourism_hong_kong_china.html Travel and tourism recorded strong growth in 2013, mainly supported by a growing need from Chinese consumers for relaxation amid the quickening pace of life and increasing enthusiasm for experiencing foreign cultures and lifestyles. This robust growth was also fuelled by...


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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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