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2011-06-04 15:35:00

What links speed, power, and the color red? Hint: it's not a sports car.It's your muscles.A new study, published in the latest issue of the journal Emotion, finds that when humans see red, their reactions become both faster and more forceful. And people are unaware of the color's intensifying effect.The findings may have applications for sporting and other activities in which a brief burst of strength and speed is needed, such as weightlifting. But the authors caution that the color energy...

2011-05-26 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Glenn Wagner has been in the trenches with men's ministry dating back to the early days of Promise Keepers. During their explosive growth it was not uncommon for him to speak to groups as large as 75,000. He has been a pastor, author and speaker. He has spoken and trained men in over 30 countries. His books range in topics from equipping other Pastors "Escape from Church" to "Fire in your Bones" (moving from apathy to an energized...

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2011-05-16 11:20:00

British scientist Stephen Hawking reaffirmed his atheist views during an interview with The Guardian published on Monday. Hawking said he believes heaven is a "fairy story" for people who are afraid of the dark. He told The Guardian that his views were partly influenced by his battle with motor neuron disease. "I have lived with the prospect of an early death for the last 49 years. I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first," he told the...

2011-05-11 00:36:23

Ostracism or exclusion may not leave external scars, but it can cause pain that often is deeper and lasts longer than a physical injury, according to a Purdue University expert. "Being excluded or ostracized is an invisible form of bullying that doesn't leave bruises, and therefore we often underestimate its impact," said Kipling D. Williams, a professor of psychological sciences. "Being excluded by high school friends, office colleagues, or even spouses or family members can be excruciating....

2011-05-09 20:48:44

Sharing, tagging and personalization make online photos, music, avatars valuable Digital imagery, Facebook updates, online music collections, email threads and other immaterial artifacts of today's online world may be as precious to teenagers as a favorite book that a parent once read to them or a t-shirt worn at a music festival, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers say. The very fact that virtual possessions don't have a physical form may actually enhance their value, researchers at...

2011-05-09 15:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Casemiro Ovalle of San Antonio Texas and Robert Badzioch of Buffalo Grove, IL are the first two winners in the Red Man Moist Snuff "Always Fresh" sweepstakes. Ovalle, the March winner in the contest receives a Power tool set which includes a Honda 5000watt Generator, a Karcher 2600psi gas powered washer, a plunge and fixed router base kit and Bosch jobsite stereo with CD player. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110509/PH98234 ) (Logo:...

2011-04-20 12:55:00

MIAMI, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Lawmen Show", heard weekly on Miami's business radio station 880 AM, "The Biz" has moved to prime time on Tuesdays at 5:00pm Eastern Time. "We're very excited about the move because 'drive time' is the Holy Grail of Radio," said Jonathan H. Parker, Attorney at Law and moderator of the show. "WZAB has been very supportive in developing our format and repeating shows throughout the week over the air and on the web at www.880thebiz.com". "The Lawmen...

2011-04-07 15:25:00

NEW YORK, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- David Janollari, MTV Head of Programming, and Chris Linn, MTV Executive Vice President of Programming and Head of Production, today announced that the network is set to build upon its record-breaking series "Jersey Shore" by greenlighting new programming that will feature cast members Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Paul "DJ Pauly D" Delvecchio and Jenni "JWoww" Farley. Executive Produced by SallyAnn Salsano of 495 Productions, the two...

2011-04-04 00:00:27

SpracticNet, LLC prepares to launch a worldwide endeavor to educate, service, and advance the technological systems of public and business communities of all sizes. Offering a multitude of computer services, ranging from simple virus removal to design and implementation of networks, SpraticNet intends to break the barrier between service provider and consumer that often holds consumers back from reaching their full potential. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) April 3, 2011 Ready, set, go!...

2011-03-29 20:00:43

More than 40 percent of Americans have at least one step relative, according to a recent Pew Center study. Relationships between stepchildren and stepparents can be complicated, especially for children. University of Missouri experts have found that stepchildren relate with stepparents based on the stepparents' treatment of them and their evaluations, or judgments, of the stepparents' behaviors. "It takes both parties "“ children and adults "“ to build positive relationships in...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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