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2014-07-24 23:00:31

Travel tips and activities to build listening skills have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for helpful packing tips before the next road trip. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Traveling can be stressful. Great travel tips and activities to build listening skills have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Teaching kids the fine art of packing can be a true challenge. Mothers often pack for the kids and not with them. Begin by putting the kids suitcases to a central...

2014-07-23 23:14:41

Fun reading games and yard games for the entire family have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids learn reading the fun way. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Learning to read can be hard. Over 200 reading games and the best yard games have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Learning through play is the best way to acquire new skills. The activities are great for kids of all ages. Make a story cube to form sentences to play a fun story game. A word family tic tac toe...

2014-07-23 23:13:15

Fun yard games and a laundry list of reading games have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Have a blast this summer in the backyard with the entire family. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Yard games are a perfect way to enjoy the summer time. Fun yard games and a laundry list of reading games have been released on Kids Activities Blog. The outdoor games are fun for a group of kids or even adults. The games include a handmade giant Jenga game and a flash light tag game. Other...

2014-07-23 12:30:49

BISHOPS STORTFORD, England, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotmatics [http://www.dotmatics.com ], a leading provider of informatics solutions to the pharma, biotech, chemical, agrochemical and academic industries, has released the agenda for their annual User Group Meeting. The impressive speaker line-up includes leading scientists from Galderma, Basilea Pharmaceutica, Pulmocide, Redx Pharma, MRC Technology and The Institute of Cancer Research among others. Registration is now...

2014-07-21 12:27:00

WORTHINGTON, Ohio, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liqui-Box is proud to announce the commercialization of the next generation Liqui-Box 1000 filling system. This improved system incorporates the latest technology in controls design to meet global specifications and improve operator's experience without changing the features that make this semi-automatic system one of the best systems in the world. Liqui-Box provides modern liquid filling systems matched to customer's application needs...

2014-07-21 12:23:19

GREENWICH, Conn. and CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Castle Partners and its co-investors announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell Ignite USA, LLC ("Ignite"), a leading developer and marketer of reusable, environmentally friendly thermal mugs and hydration bottles primarily sold under the Contigo Brand, to Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) for a purchase price of $308 million. For North Castle Partners, a leading private equity firm focused...

2014-07-20 23:00:43

Over 200 learning to read games and the best backyard games have been released on Kids Activities Blog. The activities are great for kids of all ages starting with the early pre-readers. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Learning to read can be challenging for kids. Over 200 learning to read games and the best backyard games have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Learning through play is the best way to acquire new skills. The activities are great for kids of all ages. Make a...

2014-07-18 12:25:40

CHICAGO, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Packaging Dynamics Corporation ("Packaging Dynamics") today announced the expiration of its offer to purchase up to $64,912,000.00 of its outstanding 8.750% Senior Secured Notes due 2016 (the "Notes") at a price equal to $1,000.00 per $1,000 principal amount of the Notes tendered, plus accrued and unpaid interest on such Notes to the settlement date (the "Offer"). The Offer, made pursuant to an Offer to Purchase, dated as of June 18, 2014 and...

2014-07-17 23:11:07

Outdoor games and cute foam cup crafts have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for a fun summer for the entire family. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Outdoor games are a perfect way to enjoy the summer time. Fun outdoor games and cute foam cup crafts have been released on Kids Activities Blog. The outdoor games are fun for a group of kids or even adults. The games include a handmade giant Jenga game and a flash light tag game. Other ideas include making a set of lawn...

2014-07-16 23:00:44

Foam cup crafts and outdoor games for the entire family have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Create a cute farm with the simplest of materials. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Foam cups are fun. Cute foam cup crafts and a laundry list of outdoor games for the entire family have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Foam cups make the perfect craft material for even the youngest artists. Materials needed to make cute styrofoam animals are foam cups, some paint, and pipe cleaners....


Latest Ethology Reference Libraries

Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

Ethology
2013-09-30 13:43:45

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...

Common Noctule, Nyctalus noctula
2013-09-17 13:48:36

The common noctule bat is commonly found in Europe, Asia, and North Africa. This bat has a body length of three inches with a wingspan of approximately 14 inches. It is the largest bat found in Europe. It commonly lives in forests but due to human growth there have been populations found in towns dwelling in buildings such as church steeples. The common noctule starts to hunt and fly at dusk which is earlier than other members of the species. These bats fly at speeds up to 31 miles per...

New Zealand lesser short-tailed bat, Mystacina tuberculata
2013-09-17 13:41:27

The lesser short-tailed bat is only found in New Zealand and is the only living species of bat in the Mystacinidae Family. The short-tail is commonly located on the North Island of New Zealand using the forests as its habitat. Roosting is done primarily alone but there have been known colonies of over 100 bats. It prefers to use already hollowed trees or crevices but will chew out a burrow in the wood using its sharp incisor teeth. These roosting locations are only used for a few weeks...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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