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music for power
2014-08-07 05:46:29

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The English playwright William Congreve wrote that "music has charms to soothe a savage breast," meaning that music could calm the nerves and emotions of the most agitated person. But what if being agitated, or more powerful, is exactly what you need? A new study from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University reveals that music is the answer in this case as well. However, not all songs are created equal when it...

2014-08-06 23:10:13

Grief expert, Edy Nathan MA, LCSW, uncovers the connection between grief and sex. Nathan gives 5 warning signs that sex may be used to cope with grief. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Sex and grief have a relationship that is rarely spoken about. Men and women often have different ways they cope with their stressors. This is true with grief and, in some cases, it is apparent that sex may be used to cope with the ravages of loss. Sexual desire, also known as libido, is affected...

2014-08-06 23:00:45

Simple Ideas LLC, a national provider of counseling tools and programs, unveils Life’s Onion™ today at the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Life's Onion is a handheld, onion-shaped device with 12 peels which transforms into a flower when opened. Clients record their therapeutic goals and achievements on the actual peels, converting them to flower petals as progress is made. While there are other methods of...

2014-08-06 12:32:16

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Badgeville, the global leader in gamification, today announced the 6th generation of its award-winning platform. Badgeville 6.0 focuses on creating greater social depth, deeper insights and faster deployment for gamified enterprise applications. With this major new release, customers can create engaging, highly customized activity streams and notifications. Badgeville is also announcing a beta version of its new customizable Analytics...

dv2051009
2014-08-06 10:40:30

Bex Caygill, University College London The happiness of over 18,000 people worldwide has been predicted by a mathematical equation developed by researchers at UCL, with results showing that moment-to-moment happiness reflects not just how well things are going, but whether things are going better than expected. The new equation accurately predicts exactly how happy people will say they are from moment to moment based on recent events, such as the rewards they receive and the...

2014-08-06 08:28:06

In his newly released book Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied Gilbert Ohanian Examines His Experiences Being Bullied in School SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long term effects of being bullied in school are finally being taken seriously, but the solutions are hard to come by. We know how being victimized by bullies can do lifelong damage, and schools are working to develop comprehensive approaches. In the meantime, however, students are still...

2014-08-05 23:12:35

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Entrepreneur and ViMillioniare GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed Entrepreneur and ViMillioniare GJ Reynolds to find out about the importance of having a growth environment in business. Reynolds is an original founding member in the company ViSalus and is now a 5 Star...

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...


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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
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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