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2014-05-30 23:01:00

PeopleKeys plans to explore the central role that values and individual thinking style plays in behavior, teamwork, and decision-making in a live TEAMS and Values webinar set to air at 1pm EST on June 13th. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Most likely, it won’t surprise you to learn that your personality can have a significant effect on your life. You might be astonished, however, by how far-reaching these effects can be. From major decisions such as the career you pursue to smaller...

2014-05-30 08:27:31

GUANGZHOU, China, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZWCAD Design, an innovative supplier of CAD solutions for the MCAD and AEC industries, today announced that Optimatic Solutions, a company specializing in design, engineering and consulting for the oil and gas industry, have selected ZWCAD+ 2014 to meet their demanding design requirements. The efficient tools and features that ZWCAD+ offers are able to speed up the company's demanding design process, while the efficient memory management...

2014-05-29 23:11:41

The best chores charts and toy clutter control tips have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Fun ways to get the kids in charge of the chores is the key to get the job done. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Kids do not like chores. The best chore charts and fun toy clutter control tips have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Make chores fun and let them take charge. A chore chart for kids needs to work with the family not to work for the family. The 20 best chore charts for kids...

Region Of The Brain Discovered That Enables Children To Overcome Emotional Self-centeredness As They Mature
2014-05-28 10:18:06

Max Planck Institute Children are more egocentric than adults. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig  have demonstrated for the first time that children are also worse at putting themselves in other people’s emotional shoes. According to the researchers, the supramarginal gyrus region of the brain must be sufficiently developed in children for them to be able to overcome their egocentric take on the world. When little Philip...

2014-05-27 23:11:33

Fun tube play ideas and cute school book sandwiches have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for hours of fun playtime that sneaks in a lot of learning. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Don't pour money down the drain with expensive toys. Tube play ideas and cute school book sandwiches have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Transform the kitchen window into a wonderland of learning. Tube play time is a great way for kids to learn while being creative. The tubes...

2014-05-27 15:53:02

Brown University A new study tested whether people believe free will arises from a metaphysical basis or mental capacity. Even though most respondents said they believed humans to have souls, they judged free will and assigned blame for transgressions based on pragmatic considerations — such as whether the actor in question had the capacity to make an intentional and independent choice. Across the board, even if they believed in the concept of a soul, people in a new study ascribed...

2014-05-21 23:02:46

In his latest blog post at http://www.perwickstrom.com, entrepreneur, author, speaker and drug treatment facility CEO Per Wickstrom is providing advice on how to avoid self-pity and the victim mindset. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 In his latest blog post at http://www.perwickstrom.com, entrepreneur, author, speaker and drug treatment facility CEO Per Wickstrom is providing advice on how to avoid self-pity and the victim mindset. “There’s nothing wrong with acknowledging that, sometimes, life...

2014-05-20 23:00:34

Civic Duty announces its support of The Shyann Kindness Project, a charity focused on spreading kindness and putting smiles on the faces of underprivileged, at-risk, and medically-fragile children. In eight years, more than 15,000 children have been served by organizing fun events and providing needed gifts while promoting kindness and acceptance of all people and Civic Duty is helping sponsor the charity’s “Kindness Week” for children in Tucson’s Sunnyside neighborhood. (PRWEB)...

2014-05-20 16:26:43

CEO Resigns to Accept New Opportunity; Company Promotes Three Executives Under Succession Plan SAINT PAUL, Minn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NASDAQ: MGCD), announced today that Gregg O. Lehman, Ph.D., has resigned as the Company's Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board of Directors, effective May 31, 2014 and has accepted the CEO position with Employee Benefit Solutions, Inc. ("EBS"), a privately-held...

2014-05-20 08:41:41

--Unique Service Targets the 200 Million Wedding Guests in Search of Time Saving Gifts for Brides-- WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding an affordable and practical gift for a bride just got easier for the more than 200 million guests expected to attend a wedding this year. MissNowMrs.com, the premier online name-change service created to simplify the name-change process for brides, has signed a deal with Rite Aid, making MissNowMrs.com gift cards available in nearly...


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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'