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2015-05-01 23:02:26

Newly Released Book and Documentary by Social Anthropologist, Marilyn Schlitz, PhD, Explore How to Transform Our Fear of Death into New Models for Living & Dying. San

2015-04-29 23:11:02

Leftys The Left Hand Store is holding a contest for photos of left-handed mothers.

2015-04-29 23:03:19

Karmagenes strives to provide a link between people’s genetic makeup and distinct personality traits. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (PRWEB) April 29, 2015 Karmagenes

kylie jenner challenge
2015-04-28 15:50:44

The 17-year-old Kardashian sister has created a growing trend that matches the Ice Bucket Challenge and the Harlem Dance in popularity and humor. Kylie Jenner’s famous pouty lips has trended the “Kylie Jenner Challenge,” where teenagers will suck on glass bottles and glasses in order to get those luscious lips for themselves. However, as we have all seen in various videos, the reactions have been hilarious, but the desired effects have been taken to the dangerous extreme.

dog saliva
2015-04-27 16:55:32

Dog owners should be familiar with this: You get a small cut while chopping vegetables and suddenly your dog is on you like a shark to blood (or like Kanye to himself). Some people let their dogs lick their wounds because it’s said to promote healing and because “their mouths are cleaner than ours,” but if everything the general populace knew as a fact were true, half of us would be dead from daddy longlegs bites and swimming after eating.

2015-04-23 12:20:42

Company announces name change to reflect its expansion of manufacturing equipment offerings. HARBOR CITY, Calif., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Republic Lagun Machine Tool

2015-04-22 23:08:12

The first industry benchmark of its kind on knowledge management will guide organizations, which consistently struggle to find sustained success, on where they can leverage their strengths and

2015-04-22 16:28:11

Get your dog from nuisance to neighborly MISSION, Kan., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) There's a reason why they are called fur babies.

sweat happy
2015-04-17 09:45:06

If you’re happy and you know it... sweat? It may sound odd, but new research published this week in the journal Psychological Science indicates that humans produce chemical compounds called chemosignals in our perspiration that lets other smell when we’re happy.


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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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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