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2015-05-29 23:00:55

Abington Hospital among the first hospitals in the nation to be selected to join initiative focused on the benefits of breastfeeding and improving overall maternity care. Abington,

2015-05-18 12:28:05

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Any new parent quickly learns that a toddler is into everything.

2015-05-12 16:24:05

LONDON, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- India has been witnessing a significant rise in power demand for the past few decades on account of rapid growth in population, industrialization and urbanization.

2015-05-07 20:23:27

OAKLAND, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- There are plenty of helpful experts advising soon-to-be moms about how to stay healthy or what to eat during pregnancy, but what about right

2015-05-06 20:24:04

New Study led by NYU Langone Medical Center Examines Several Contributing Factors Including Race, Income and Peer Comparisons NEW YORK, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although

2015-05-05 23:02:15

Legendary publisher Judith Regan, who has published a wide-range of best-selling and award-winning books unveils a breakthrough work in parenting education: "The Journey of the Heroic Parent:

2015-04-28 12:27:07

Other guests include Cleveland abduction survivors Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus; survivors and advocates Jaycee Dugard, Alicia Kozakiewicz and Katie Beers; Emmy Award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien;

2015-04-24 08:30:49

HOUSTON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baby-Friendly USA announced this week that

2015-04-22 23:07:23

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on the Toys and Games.

2015-04-17 12:22:13

OTTAWA, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - What happens when you send a Canadian mother to Africa...


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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.