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2015-03-01 23:01:15

Honeywell technology for Mission Management by Helicopter Operators is enhanced by integrating live aviation data and weather forecasts with its industry leading Sky Connect tracking solutions

2015-02-28 23:03:14

Post President's Day is a perfect time to help your children become 'Citizen Kids' and develop great social and emotional skills.

2015-02-24 23:02:52

Live, Thirty-Minute, Streaming Event Will Showcase Product Design, Simulation, and 3D Printing of a Basketball and Hoop; Encourages Students to Consider Engineering as a Career Choice

2015-02-22 23:01:30

As hub of different means of transport, the Yantai region represents a very important commercial center regarding the export of sea and airfreight.

food additives
2015-02-20 17:10:20

Nestlé announced that it will remove artificial colors and flavors from its chocolate candies by the end of 2015, noting this is an important issue to consumers. But why are artificial colors and flavors believed to be so bad, and how wary of them should we really be?

living alone
2015-02-18 11:32:05

Changing social conditions in recent decades have led to more of us living alone, eating alone and generally living more solitary existences. People who live alone already make up 28 percent of all US households, which makes them more common than any other domestic unit, including the nuclear family. Several studies have found that loneliness is damaging to health, but Klinenberg believes that we can’t simply state the phenomenon of Going Solo, to quote his book title, is detrimental to...

2015-02-12 23:08:43

Lefty's the Left Hand Store unveils the best Valentine's present for a lefty.

2015-02-12 23:00:49

New Jersey Institute of Technology biologist Brooke Flammang presented her research at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology’s annual conference in January. Newark,


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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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