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2014-07-25 23:01:42

The woman alleged that R.J. Reynolds sold defective and dangerous cigarette products that led to her husband’s lung cancer death. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers comments on a recent tobacco lawsuit in which a Florida jury awarded the widow of a smoker $23.6 billion in punitive damages. Cynthia Robinson brought the lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds, which manufactures Kool brand cigarettes....

2014-07-25 23:01:29

LGBT Youth are Still Bullied for Being Gay, an article released today by NoBullying. http://nobullying.com/bullied-for-being-gay/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 In today’s world, in spite of major efforts by the educational system and community groups to focus on tolerance and acceptance of LGBT people in schools, 92 percent of these LGBT teens and youth say they still experience negative messages about being lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender. The truth is, LGBT youth are still...

2014-07-24 23:08:11

Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recent article published last July 18, 2014 some of the pitfalls of having windfall profit. The article lays out some of the most common traps that unexpected earnings bring to a consumer. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recent article published last July 18, 2014 some of the pitfalls of having windfall profit. The article titled “3 Pitfalls Of Windfall Profits” lays out some of the most common traps that...

2014-07-24 23:06:27

New Categories Added to Awards Honoring North America's Pet Health Heroes Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Does your pet have a two-legged best friend at your veterinary clinic? Do you work with an outstanding veterinary technician, practice manager or receptionist? Do you know a very special pet parent who would give their right paw for furry friends? Recognize them by nominating them for a 2015 Veterinary Award! Petplan – North America's best-loved pet insurance...

2014-07-24 23:01:00

Adults Being Bullied, an article released today by NoBullying. http://nobullying.com/adults-being-bullied/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Instances of adults being bullied are more common than people think. While the everyday person associates the word “Bullying” with school children and teens. The image of bullying is more distorted and affects people of all ages and walks of life. NoBullying writes today about adults being bullied. An adult being bullied is not that uncommon, in...

2014-07-24 23:00:58

Money magazine quoted Mindy recently in a Family Finance article by Donna Rosato entitled Three Ways to Cut the High Cost of Infertility Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 In a July 9th article in the Money magazine blog, Mindy Berkson, infertility expert and founder of Lotus Blossom Consulting LLC, was quoted in a Family Finance article by Donna Rosato entitled Three Ways to Cut the High Cost of Infertility. Her advice began with, “The most effective way to minimize costs is to maximize...

2014-07-24 23:00:31

Travel tips and activities to build listening skills have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for helpful packing tips before the next road trip. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Traveling can be stressful. Great travel tips and activities to build listening skills have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Teaching kids the fine art of packing can be a true challenge. Mothers often pack for the kids and not with them. Begin by putting the kids suitcases to a central...

2014-07-24 08:43:52

Write & Learn Touch Tablet(TM), Lil' Speller Phonics Station(TM) Recognized for Engaging, Educational On-the-Go Content CHICAGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its Write & Learn Touch Tablet(TM) and Lil' Speller Phonics Station(TM) are recipients of Dr. Toy's Best Vacation Children's Products Awards, recognizing the top...

new york city unhappiest
2014-07-24 06:35:37

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It isn't unusual to see articles in the newspaper and online showing which US cities have the best housing, which are best for retirees, and which are the friendliest for your pets. The newest in this trend is a study released by the US National Bureau of Economic Research which reveals the unhappiest cities in the country. Despite the unhappiness quotient of these cities, the researchers were surprised to find that young people were...

dog jealousy
2014-07-24 05:29:06

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As pet owners, we tend to believe our pets have emotions such as love, loyalty and grief. But what about jealousy? Charles Darwin believed they could feel jealousy. On the other hand, emotion researchers have hotly debated whether or not jealousy requires complex cognition, which animals supposedly do not have. Other scientists consider jealousy a social construct, not fundamental or hard-wired like fear and anger — meaning that if...


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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
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.