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2014-06-30 16:24:06

SACREMENTO, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "By ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court affirmed the distinct God-given right of conscience and religious freedom, which empowers the individual to embrace life, advance liberty and pursue happiness without having to sacrifice faith or conscience on the altar of expediency. For that matter, I do believe that while this outcome validates this fundamental right, the many threats in both culture and society make...

Forelimb Bones Predicts Predator Style
2014-06-30 03:56:27

By David Orenstein, Brown University At the start of their research, paleobiologists Christine Janis and Borja Figueirido simply wanted to determine the hunting style of an extinct marsupial called Thylacine (also known as the "marsupial wolf" or the "Tasmanian tiger"). In the end, the Australian relic, which has a very dog-like head but with both cat- and dog-like features in the skeleton, proved to be uniquely unspecialized, but what emerged from the effort is a new classification system...

Many Agressive Co-Workers May Not Even Know They Are Jerks
2014-06-30 14:13:03

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Columbia Business School suggests that people who are aggressive at work probably don’t realize they are being too pushy and assertive. “Finding the middle ground between being pushy and being a pushover is a basic challenge in social life and the workplace. We’ve now found that the challenge is compounded by the fact that people often don’t know how others see their assertiveness. In the...

2014-06-30 12:32:34

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), a pro-life legal organization that focuses on constitutional law, said today the Supreme Court issued a "landmark decision protecting religious freedom and freedom of conscience" in a 5-4 decision striking down the constitutionality of the ObamaCare HHS mandate, ruling that closely-held corporations cannot be required to provide contraception coverage for their employees. "This is a...

2014-06-30 12:26:56

Columbia Business School research highlights the disconnect between peoples' own views and their counterparts' views of their assertiveness--and the impact it can have on negotiations NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jill Abramson was recently ousted from her position as the executive editor of the New York Times for being, among other things, too "pushy." But did Abramson-- who has also been described by the media as "polarizing" and "brusque"-- know during the course of her tenure...

2014-06-30 11:42:11

University at Buffalo Researchers suggest this may lead to pro-social behavior in the real world New evidence suggests heinous behavior played out in a virtual environment can lead to players’ increased sensitivity toward the moral codes they violated. That is the surprising finding of a study led by Matthew Grizzard, PhD, assistant professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Communication, and co-authored by researchers at Michigan State University and the University of...

2014-06-30 08:27:15

ThinkTank ThinkFlows(TM) advance the company's consulting channel strategy to expand its enterprise customer base that includes Chevron, NASA and the U.S. Navy DENVER, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkTank, the pioneer in structured collaboration, today announced the introduction of ThinkFlows; the latest enhancement to the company's Collaboration-as-a-Service platform. ThinkFlows are patterns of collaboration for teams that radically accelerate and enhance their business outcomes....

2014-06-29 23:05:32

Daily Gossip reviews the How to Make Him Desire You program to help ladies discover an effective relationships guide. The new program was created by Alex Carter, a well-known relationships expert. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 According to the review recently published by Daily Gossip, this is a comprehensive guide that features a series of new information on dating and romance. The How to Make Him Desire You guide details the entire program and is now available online. This new...

2014-06-29 23:03:48

PUABooks.net releases a review of Alex Carter’s “Impulsive Desire Method”, a new dating and relationship guide for men that promises to teach users the secret to making any woman desire them obsessively. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 The Impulsive Desire Method from Alex Carter – which claims to reveal the secrets to triggering and sustaining an obsessive level of attraction and desire has just been released to the public. The media buzz surrounding the program’s launch...

2014-06-29 23:03:44

Lake Prince Woods retirement community has dedicated a labyrinth on their campus open to residents and the larger community for times of prayer and meditation. (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Lake Prince Woods retirement community in Suffolk, VA recently dedicated a labyrinth in a newly landscaped area on the campus. Director of Spiritual Life Rev. Dr. Woodie Rea explained that a labyrinth is often referred to as a "walking prayer". "Unlike a maze, this ancient spiritual symbol...


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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.