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2014-08-27 23:01:46

Gun Crime in The United States, A Guide Released Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/gun-crime-statistics/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Guns have been in the news a considerable amount these last few years. With the number or school shootings such as the Columbine school shooting and other violent attacks continuing to take over headlines, more and more individuals push to regulate guns. It is important to understand gun crime statistics inside of the United States, whether it...

2014-08-27 20:22:20

Kristen Levine Pet Living helps people and pets live happier, healthier lives together TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kristen Levine, pet living expert, author and president of Fetching Communications and PetPR.com, is proud to announce the launch of Kristen Levine Pet Living, an online platform with an audience of more than 125,000 at www.kristenlevine.com. The website brings pet-positive companies together with pet lovers to create meaningful content that helps people live...

2014-08-27 16:25:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As if adolescence is not difficult enough, a teen's life becomes even more complex when a father, mother or other significant person dies. It's a life-shattering experience faced by one in 10 children before the age of 18. While all young people struggle with such losses, teenagers often have a particularly difficult time adjusting after the death of a loved one. Teens often try to mask their grief to avoid appearing vulnerable, especially...

2014-08-26 23:17:09

Harrison County now has a total of 30 AWE Early Literacy Stations™— which provide computer skills, school readiness, and early learning fun for young children— throughout its library system. Chester, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Harrison County Library System in Gulfport, Miss., has added nine new Early Literacy Stations™ to its library system. They are all Bilingual Spanish editions. With the addition of these nine AWE Early Literacy Station touchscreen computers, the Harrison...

2014-08-26 23:16:01

Bullying continues to be a hot topic for school communities. New violence prevention materials are now available to help administrators, teachers and parents give their students the understanding of what bullying is, and what they can do to stop it. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The back-to-school bell has rung! Each school year finds school administrators, parent groups, community organizations and mental health agencies increasing their focus on improving school climate and...

2014-08-26 23:15:10

Simply G Media Network today announced the release of an interview with co-star from the movie The Blind Side Quinton Aaron with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor, and writer Blake Robinson. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Total Celebrity Show, and writer Blake Robinson interviewed Quinton Aaron to find out about his career and charity work. Quinton Aaron, best-known for his portrayal of Michael Oher, "Big Mike" in the blockbuster...

2014-08-26 23:13:50

Images feature youngsters on the swing set, in the pool, at the beach and more. Carmel, New York (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Eastern Jungle Gym, a leading provider of wooden swing sets for more than 22 years, is excited to announce the winner of its "Summertime Fun" photo contest. Michelle Morris of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin submitted the winning picture, which showed her four-year-old daughter Sophie enjoying a day of family fun at the shore on Lake Michigan. "I felt so honored...

2014-08-26 23:02:08

The Ultimate Abuse Definition, a Guide Released Today by NoBullying- http://nobullying.com/abuse-definition/. London, UK (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Abuse comes in many different forms and formats, it is essential for parents, educators and caregivers to understand the true abuse definition to help victims realize whether they have been abused or not. NoBullying releases today the ultimate guide to abuse definition. The simple definition of abuse is any action that is done by one person...

2014-08-26 12:25:41

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Toy Industry Association (TIA) and media company Digital Kids Media announced today that the 9(th) Annual Digital Kids® Conference will co-locate once again with the North American International Toy Fair in February 2015 at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Taking place February 16-17, the Digital Kids Conference will address important new strategies, valuable tools, and marketplace insight that will enable youth-focused...

2014-08-26 12:25:39

National "WorkSphere" survey discovers other factors that make Americans happy at work and what sacrifices they are willing to make to achieve job happiness ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though employers may believe more money will make their employees happy, new survey findings released by national staffing company Spherion revealed other factors also play a role in making workers happy at their jobs, and workers will make monetary and other career-related sacrifices to achieve job...


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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.