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2014-10-22 08:36:58

Kids In The House Shows Kids Facing the Bullying Epidemic LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullying is an epidemic that has plagued our country for years. The Internet has increased its effects as people shoot cyber-bullets at each other's confidence and self-esteem while hiding behind their computer screens. As part of Unity Day, seven Los Angeles children are bravely speaking out to empower the world to be kind online. Kids in the House interviewed seven children from...

2014-10-21 23:13:56

Many people dwell on the negative aspects of life, but that isn't beneficial. New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA provides some tips from his new book on five simple ways to increase happiness today. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Forbes recently reported that as many as 52 percent of Americans are unhappy with their jobs and as a result, their relationships, health and finances suffer. While it may take a change of jobs to be happy in the...

2014-10-21 23:12:45

PenChecks Trust™, the leader in retirement benefits distribution processing, is moving into its third decade of operations with one eye on the past and one eye on the future. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 PenChecks Trust™, the leader in retirement benefits distribution processing, is moving into its third decade of operations with one eye on the past and one eye on the future. Founded in 1994 by CEO Peter E. Preovolos, PenChecks is celebrating two decades of success with the...

2014-10-21 23:09:35

After months of deliberation, genius designing, and an inflexible work ethic, FindSurrogateMother.com has unveiled its new responsive web design. The site features over 1,000 intended parents, 700 surrogate mothers, and more than 100 surrogacy agencies — with over 28,000 connections made to-date. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 After months of deliberation, genius designing, and an inflexible work ethic, FindSurrogateMother.com, has unveiled its new responsive web design....

2014-10-21 23:05:44

My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Project Unity Founder Butch Kennedy for an episode. The episode was released in recognition of October being National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 On October 21, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Project Unity founder Butch Kennedy for an episode. Kennedy is a strong advocate in the Charleston area by raising awareness against Domestic Violence. As the...

2014-10-21 23:01:11

“I Want to Die” Search Reaches Epidemic Proportions, NoBullying Investigates in New Article (http://nobullying.com/i-want-to-die/) London, UK (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 A simple look at search engines worldwide shows an escalating number of children, teens and youths and even adults searching for terms like “I want to die” and “I want to kill myself”. NoBullying explores the reasons behind this in an article released today. Regardless of the potentially dangerous answers they...

2014-10-21 12:27:12

-- Annual Award Recognizes Toys that Promote Active, Creative and Educational Play to Help Make Shopping Easy for Parents and Gift Givers -- CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to discover the best new toys in town! The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) has announced the winners of the annual Best Toys for Kids 2014 awards. Selected by a pool of 700 local and independent toy retailers from across the country, this year's Best Toys for Kids list...

Fish Just Wanna Have Fun
2014-10-21 03:34:25

Provided by Whitney Heins, University of Tennessee at Knoxville Fish just want to have fun, according to a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study that finds even fish "play." The research is published in the academic journal Ethology. Gordon Burghardt, a professor in the departments of Psychology and Ecology are Evolutionary Biology, is known for defining "play" in a way that allows us to identify it in species not previously thought capable of play, such as wasps, reptiles and...

2014-10-21 08:30:40

Register now to view the "READING OPENS A WORLD OF POSSIBLE" exclusive video with Taylor Swift on October 29, 2014 at 1 p.m. ET NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books will present an exclusive video featuring an inspiring, personal conversation with Taylor Swift the global superstar and seven-time Grammy® winner about how reading and writing can open a world of possibilities for children. Taylor will also share...

2014-10-21 08:29:37

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan James Publishing's new release The Breakup Book: 20 Steps to Heal a Broken Heart by Lesley Robins provides readers with comfort and practical methods to navigate through a painful period of their lives. Lesley Robins gets it. She's been there. She knows what it's like to have your heart ripped apart by a painful breakup and feel like the world is ending or should end. But she also knows what it's like to come out on top and finally put...


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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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