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stresed out students
2014-08-01 06:33:18

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the University of Cincinnati's Health Promotion and Education Program reveals that many college students are stressed out and are not coping with that stress well. Keith King, professor and program coordinator, says there are simple ways to relieve stress and feel happier — despite the fact that students rarely use them. "We have a whole array of different stress-management techniques college students can use...

cellphone cramming
2014-08-01 05:05:36

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has taken considerable time, but the widespread problem of cellphone companies allowing their customers to be victims of "cramming" charges may be coming to an end, following a new report by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee. The report found that hundreds of millions of dollars had most likely been paid in charges which cellphone users had not authorized, after third party fees were latched onto phone bills. The third party...

2014-07-31 23:22:53

Well-known and respected UX expert, Yu-Kai Chou, has joined the DreamsCloud Board of Advisors. Chou will assist in improving the user experience on the DreamsCloud website, and the recently released DreamSphere app. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dreams Book announced today that respected user experience expert Yu-Kai Chou has joined the Dreams Book Board of Advisors. Chou will lend his considerable expertise to improving the overall user experience of the DreamsCloud website, as well...

2014-07-31 23:20:12

Film addresses how eating fish twice a week helps growing babies. NEW YORK, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Today 40 Weeks, the first film to delve into the milestones of pregnancy on a week-by-week basis, and the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) have joined together to provide essential pregnancy nutrition information, including the latest advice about eating fish to expectant mothers. On a mission to serve the health and wellness of moms and babies across America, 40 Weeks and NFI are...

2014-07-31 23:17:28

The Secret Society of Happy People is kicking off the 15th Happiness Happens Month with a 31 Day Challenge Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The Secret Society of Happy People will be celebrating the 15th Happiness Happens Month with a 31 Day Challenge. The idea of the challenge is to help people develop a happiness habit. We’re starting the challenge on August 1 by toasting in the month with pink lemonade (or other beverage that makes you happy). Other activities include singing out...

2014-07-31 23:15:24

August 26 is Kiss-And-Make-Up Day in the US. Couples in trouble all over the world can get out of trouble fast with the new eGuide “3 Fast + Fun Ways to Reignite the Spark in Your Marriage TODAY,” plus “The 6-Point Plan to Create Romance and Intimacy” created by Couples In Trouble Relationship Expert, Dr. Jackie Black. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Staying happy in a relationship and loving for years and years can be tricky at best. Men and women get sucked into the...

2014-07-31 23:06:47

Fort Lauderdale based reformer Pilates studio ProPilates is excited to announce the rising success of current program and the release of upcoming expansion plans that include new classes, updated nutritional guidance and lifestyle solutions. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ProPilates in Fort Lauderdale, where physical transformations are addressed with a comprehensive approach to the entire body by highly-qualified professionals, today announced it is the fastest-growing private...

2014-07-31 23:03:31

Signs of Child Abuse, a guide released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/signs-of-child-abuse/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Child abuse happens in the homes of more than 700,000 children per year. Unfortunately, many cases of child abuse go unmentioned for various reasons including shame, fear and ridicule. Many abused children feel as if the abuse is their fault. NoBullying releases today a guide to signs of child abuse. Child abuse involves physical violence such as...

2014-07-31 12:28:46

The number one condom brand worldwide has conducted a survey that reveals the nation's most-desired orgasm locations and fantasies NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate National Orgasm Day today, Durex has released new findings from a survey that explores where people fantasize about having orgasms and where they actually have them. The results suggest that Americans are far kinkier in their minds than in reality, but not entirely as tame as you might think. According to the...

2014-07-31 12:20:49

MANCHESTER, England, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand USA sponsors the event which is attracting an outstanding programme of speakers Senior figures from the travel and tourism industry are signing up in force to speak at this year's World Routes Tourism Summit which, sponsored by Brand USA for the second year running, will take place alongside World Routes in Chicago, 20-23 September 2014. Building on the success of last year's event the programme is...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.