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Harvard Researchers Use Facebook To Study How Friendships Form
2011-12-22 05:04:05

New research by three Harvard University sociologists examines how we select our friends and the role that friendship plays in transmitting tastes and new ideas.

2011-12-13 22:59:36

Restorative practices appear to be an effective alternative to exclusionary and punitive zero-tolerance behavior policies mandated in many schools today.

2011-12-08 08:00:00

Industry Leaders Make Social Association Relationship Management a Reality, Enabling Secure and Private Collaborative Social Networking for Associations and Their Members Columbia,

Six Degrees Of Separation Getting Smaller
2011-11-22 10:43:46

The infamous “six degrees of separation” is shrinking apparently. Researchers have determined that the average number of people who separate any two individuals in the world is actually 4.74.


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Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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