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2014-06-05 23:03:35

Aavid invites the global community to join in celebrating 50 years of innovation with a global challenge, “The Intersections of Art and Engineering”. The challenge is a call for innovators, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to submit work exploring the connections between art and technology. Laconia, NH (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Aavid invites the global community to join in celebrating 50 years of innovation with a global challenge, “The Intersections of Art and...

2014-06-04 23:14:58

Center for Social Cognition offers eight-week intensive summer program to develop the cognitive, social, and emotional understanding of children ages four to 12 beginning July 7, 2014. Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 When it comes to learning, parents and educators must look beyond pencils and books to prepare their children for the school of life. The ability to learn is driven by emotional needs and requires social interaction to be meaningful, according to Karina Poirier, Psy.D,...

2014-06-04 23:09:57

Fun farm activities and shape garden activities have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Learning about farms is so much for for kids of all ages. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Farm activities are perfect for kids to start exploring the world of farms. Fun farm activities and shape garden activities have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Teach the kids about life on a farm with easy to do activities at home. Learning about farms is so much fun. Teach about owls by making a fun...

2014-06-04 23:00:19

Lee Thayer's new book reveals ways to maintain health of the mind, which directly affects our lives. North Carolina (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Author Dr. Lee Thayer posts a remarkable question that goes, “If the greatest gains in human health and longevity came not from medical “science” but from sanitation and hygiene, why might this not also be the case with our waning mental health and longevity?” Through his book, propelled by his research, Thayer answers his question in the...

2014-06-03 23:00:43

Fun shape garden activities and a laundry list of farm activities have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for a fun printable board game that teaches shapes. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Gardens are fun. Fun shape garden activities and a laundry list of farm activities have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Play a fun garden board game that teaches kids about shapes. Setting up the shape board game is easy. Begin by printing out the 4 game board sections. Match...

What Does Finding Out The Sex Of A Child Before Birth Say About The Mother?
2014-06-03 03:12:52

By Jeff Grabmeier, The Ohio State University Women who choose not to find out are more egalitarian, conscientious An expectant mother who chooses to find out her child’s sex before birth may be giving subtle clues about her views on proper gender roles, new research suggests. The study found that women who choose not to learn their child’s sex may be more open to new experiences, and combine egalitarian views about the roles of men and women in society with conscientiousness....

Knowing More Than One Language Helps Keep Aging Brain Healthy
2014-06-02 08:28:07

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Edinburgh Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology have found that people who speak two or more languages have long-lasting benefits to their brain health. As part of the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing Initiative, the study found that knowing more than one language helps brain health by slowing down cognitive decline from aging even if they acquired the second language in adulthood. It...

2014-06-01 23:02:03

On April 15th, 2014, two of the strongest companies in Industrial Packaging, Logistics, Transportation and Supplementary Services will join together in a cooperation agreement intended to allow the companies to offer an unmatched set of logistics, transportation and packaging services to clients with global needs. China (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 Seeing a need in the market for complete integration of international logistic services and global expertise for those in China needing both domestic...

2014-05-31 23:01:57

Puppies and dogs are becoming more integrated into the lives of their owners. Pups need socialization skills when they join their owners on trips, at restaurants, in hotels, at work, and at various events, as well as for visits to groomers and vets. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Fresh Patch Company—maker of real-grass, fully disposable dog potties—is recommending a new book by Caryl Wolff, well-known dog behavioral expert. Recently released on Amazon.com for Kindle users...

2014-05-30 23:15:59

MarketResearch.com, Inc., the leading distributor of market intelligence, is pleased to announce the launch of the Mind Commerce Knowledge Center coming in early June. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 MarketResearch.com, Inc., the leading distributor of market intelligence, is pleased to announce the launch of the Mind Commerce Knowledge Center coming in early June. This new partnership provides an extensive library of market research in the Telecommunications and Information Technology...


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
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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