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Prayer Doesn’t Ease Symptoms Of Anxiety-Related Disorders For Everyone
2014-08-15 03:05:42

Baylor University Whether the problem is health, enemies, poverty or difficulty with aging, “Take your burden to the Lord and leave it there,” suggested the late gospel musician Charles A. Tindley. But when it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer doesn’t have the same effect for everybody, according to Baylor University research. What seemed to matter more was the type of attachment the praying individual felt toward God. According to the Baylor study,...

collaborative robots
2014-08-15 08:13:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have created the first-ever thousand-robot flash mob, according to research appearing Friday in the journal Science. Lead author Michael Rubenstein, a research associate at SEAS and the Wyss Institute, and his colleagues developed the self-organizing swarms of machines, which...

workaholics unite
2014-08-15 04:29:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly one in 10 employees suffer from some form of workaholism, researchers from the University of Bergen (UiB) Department of Psychosocial Science claim in research published Wednesday in the online edition of the journal PLOS ONE. In the study, postdoctoral fellow Cecilie Schou Andreassen and her colleagues recruited 2,160 participants between the ages of 18 and 70 randomly selected from a central registry of employers and...

2014-08-14 23:09:03

Library adds a total of 11 Early Literacy Station™ and 8 AfterSchool Edge™ touchscreen computers, which provide hundreds of early learning activities, school-readiness support, homework help, and self-guided learning for young children Chester, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library System in Elko, Nev., has announced the acquisition of 19 all-in-one touchscreen computers for children from AWE. The new AWE computers, which include 11 Early Literacy Station™...

2014-08-14 23:01:04

“My family is a Bully”, Can Bullying occur Within The Family? , NoBullying Explores Today http://nobullying.com/my-family-is-a-bully/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 If one comes out with a statement such as “My family is a bully”, it may leave others truly astounded and wondering, can bullying really happen within the family? NoBullying explores in an article released today. Bullying within the family is probably the least reported form of bullying. It comes in all different...

2014-08-14 12:21:20

Arizona inventor looks to bring "Cigar Throttle" to market MESA, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The cigar craze that peaked in the 90's isn't over. Not by a long sight. There are still many folks who love to smoke, savor, and enjoy them and with gas prices continually on the rise, there are more and more folks who have taken up riding motorcycles too. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/136115 But, there is a dilemma for the cigar smokers who also...

2014-08-14 08:26:28

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tapping IN: The Happiest People and Places on the Planet is airing across the country on over 100 major network stations and its bound to bring much needed happiness. We'll be tapping into stories in amazing places with extraordinary people who show us how everyone can increase the happiness level in our own lives. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/136081 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/136080 Our...

2014-08-14 04:21:35

TUNBRIDGE WELLS, England, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Kickstarter campaign for boots that actually help children learn to play. A new football boot design is set to help young children rapidly learn and improve their footballing skills. Children as young as two years old play and attend structured sessions and many struggle to understand or remember which parts of their feet to use for different techniques. 'My First Football Boots' use coloured contact zones to...

2014-08-13 23:10:29

New research by PsychTests.com indicates that people who are too nice find it more difficult to be assertive, which can result in resentment and a buildup of frustration. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 After school specials always preached the importance of being nice. Even lovable Mr. Rogers entreated viewers to “please,” be his “neighbor.” But what would Mr. Rogers do if the people who lived next door were partying into the wee hours of the morning or left their dog...

2014-08-13 23:01:09

NoBullying Releases Today a Guide to the New Trend of Group Bullying http://nobullying.com/group-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 In everyday life, bullying is a staple although it may go unnoticed. Bullying is simply, intentional aggressive behavior directed at one individual for a multitude of reasons. NoBullying examines how bullying happens in the form of Group Bullying in an article released today. The guide first explains how bullying can consist of verbal, physical, or...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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