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2013-11-11 13:34:42

Study reinforces that some babies have underlying vulnerability Investigators at Boston Children's Hospital report that infants dying suddenly and unexpectedly, in both safe and unsafe sleep environments, have underlying brainstem abnormalities and are not all normal prior to death. The researchers also point to the need to detect and treat this underlying vulnerability early, the focus of their current work. They report their findings in the December issue of Pediatrics. The...

2013-11-07 23:28:01

Transparency Market Research published new "Global Power Transformers Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with request TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/power-transformer-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Power Transformers Market - Global...

2013-11-07 13:36:08

In the first randomized trial of the effects of cell phone use, University of Kansas and Notre Dame researchers found that when parenting coaches texted and called mothers who had participated in a home-based parenting program, they were much more likely than the other mothers in the study to learn and use positive parenting strategies — both immediately following and six months after the program ended. They were less depressed and stressed than the control group who didn’t receive parent...

2013-11-06 23:29:56

Non-native speaker and author Laura Ramirez urges native people to reclaim traditional parenting values to raise children who are strong and can rise above the dire statistics for native children. Her 2-day workshop: A Return to Child Stewardship: Parenting with Native American Values teaches parents and child caretakers how to do this. Reno, NV (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 President Obama has proclaimed November 2013 Native American Heritage Month; and speaker/author, Laura Ramirez is...

2013-11-05 10:43:17

University of Cincinnati research shows how Web-based, at-home interventions can help mothers address behaviors known to protect against childhood obesity. University of Cincinnati research explains how motherly influence could be even more effective when supported by Web-based parent education programs. Adam Knowlden, a former doctoral student at UC and current assistant professor in the University of Alabama's Health Science Department, hopes his research can better prepare moms to...


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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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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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