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2014-02-20 12:25:17

1st of 3 Free Shows at Music Hall of Williamsburg BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing in its tradition of supporting incredible talent, Steve Madden Music kicks off its 2014 live music series with CULTS at Music Hall of Williamsburg, on March 6(th) at 8pm! This marks the first of three shows Steve Madden Music is presenting in partnership with The Bowery Presents. The Pretty Reckless will headline the second show and a very special surprise guest will headline...

2012-03-28 01:08:36

More education, research needed to end challenges of discrimination Teaching students of all ages about the value of diversity and the serious mental health impacts of bias and stereotyping will help end widespread discrimination in the United States, according to a new American Psychological Association task force report. "Not only is discrimination wrong from the perspectives of morality and justice, it is ultimately detrimental to our entire country. Diversity increases our...

2011-12-02 01:58:36

Study reveals 17 percent of atheists with children are involved in religious institutions for social and personal reasons Some atheist scientists with children embrace religious traditions for social and personal reasons, according to research from Rice University and the University at Buffalo -- The State University of New York (SUNY). The study also found that some atheist scientists want their children to know about different religions so their children can make informed decisions...

2011-08-09 08:01:41

There may be a few atheists in foxholes, but a new study suggests that in societies under stress, those who are religious outnumber "“ and are happier than "“ their nonreligious counterparts. Where peace and plenty are the norm, however, religious participation is lower and people are happier whether or not they are religious, the researchers found. A paper describing the research appears in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. The study analyzed data from the...

2011-04-26 14:46:17

UC Riverside study finds that managers' conceptions of employees can be self-fulfilling prophecies that affect job satisfaction, relationships and trust. American companies and organizations spend billions of dollars every year on leadership training for their managers. To improve job performance they ought instead to focus on what managers believe about their employees, a study by the University of California, Riverside shows. How leaders view their employees tends to become a...

2011-04-25 13:57:52

Latinos are the fastest growing population in the United States and have relatively high rates of domestic violence coupled with social and linguistic barriers that can make it difficult for Latino families to access relevant social services. But a new study from North Carolina State University finds Latino religious leaders willing to help address the problem, and identifies cultural factors that may help social-service providers and others form partnerships with these leaders. "The...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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