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2014-06-20 23:05:15

Friendship Manor honored for providing exceptional extended care to residents. Rock Island, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Friendship Manor has been named a 2014 Women’s Choice Award® recipient as an America’s Best for Extended Care, acknowledging Friendship Manor‘s dedication to provide exceptional and compassionate care to its residents. By carrying the Women’s Choice Award seal, they are recognized as a facility that women would highly recommend for their loved ones’ long-term...

2014-05-29 15:55:05

American Sociological Association A new study suggests that having children is contagious among female high school friends during early adulthood. "The study shows the contagion is particularly strong within a short window of time: it increases immediately after a high school friend gives birth, reaches a peak about two years later, and then decreases, becoming negligible in the long-run," said co-author Nicoletta Balbo, a postdoctoral fellow at the Carlo F. Dondena Centre for Research...

What Drives Facebook Unfriending?
2014-04-23 06:36:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is a humorous commercial making its way around these days where an older lady "posts pictures to her wall" by physically taping them to the wall in her living room, and then yells "I unfriend you" at one of her friends. We all laugh at it because we realize that she's "doing it all wrong," but unfriending on Facebook is all too real, and has real world consequences. A research team from the University of Colorado Denver (CU...

2014-04-02 16:27:23

MOSCOW, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazprom, the official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League, has doubled the number of countries participating in the FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP international children's social project for 2014. This year, players from youth football teams aged 12 to 14 will participate in the project, representing 16 countries: Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia,...

2014-03-05 23:00:10

This informative spring luncheon features lively discussions on important topics in women’s health and provide an opportunity for the audience to engage in a lively “give & take” with the speakers. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Relationships, Friendships and Intimacy: The Mind/Body Connection will be the focus of the 16th annual Healthy Give & Take Luncheon, sponsored by The Auxiliary of Lenox Hill Hospital. The event will take place on Thursday, April 17, 2014 from...

2014-02-11 23:23:56

Mr. Rooter Uses The Big Bang Theory's Algorithm for Making Friends to Explain How to Make Friends Waco, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 For some, making friends can be a challenge. According to an episode of The Big Bang Theory, a popular CBS television show, there is a specific algorithm to making friends. In the episode, the character of Dr. Sheldon Cooper attempts to befriend a co-worker using his algorithm, known as the 'Friendship Algorithm.' Mr. Rooter® is...

2014-01-09 23:00:10

The Washington Post published “Full list of winners from the 40th annual People’s Choice Awards” on January 9, 2014 that included the winners of the category ‘favorite TV bromance’. In response, NetworkDeals.net announces the top 5 TV bromances of all time. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 On January 9, 2014, The Washington Post published “Full list of winners from the 40th annual People’s Choice Awards” that included the winners of the ‘favorite TV bromance’...

People Keep Same Number Of Friends
2014-01-07 10:34:57

[ Watch the Video: People Unconsciously Limit Their Social Circles ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People unconsciously limit their social circles, giving preference to family and close friends while limiting the number of others they interact with regularly, according to new research appearing in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences online early edition (PNAS). According to the study’s authors, people essentially maintain a “one-in,...

Teens Tends To Choose Their Friends Based On Courses, Not Status
2013-11-17 04:26:42

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Who knew teenagers were complex enough creatures to choose friends based on something more than a single school social strata? A Michigan State University (MSU) led study deflates the myth, perpetuated by Hollywood, that teenage birds of a feather only flock together in tightly regulated cliques. The research, funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, points to the fact that strong high school...

2013-09-24 11:10:29

Friendships matter throughout life, and in early adolescence they provide validation and emotional support. Now a new study has found that friendships across ethnic groups in urban middle schools help protect youths from feeling vulnerable, making them feel less lonely and at the same time safer. As the population of children in the United States grows increasingly diverse, this study has implications for how educators oversee student interactions. The study, by researchers at the...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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