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2014-07-28 08:04:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The traditional handshake is increasingly being replaced as a welcoming gesture by the fist bump, and that might be a very good thing, researchers from Aberystwyth University in Wales claim in a new study. Athletes do it, the lead characters from the television show Psych do it, and even the President of the United States seems to prefer touching knuckles to shaking hands, according to AP Medical Writer Mike Stobbe. As it turns...

2014-06-05 23:03:38

The event will be held June 18, 5:30-8:30 pm at Nazareth College Arts Center in Rochester, NY and will benefit Warrior Salute, a service dedicated to assist veterans who are transitioning back into civilian life. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The August Group will be hosting “Connecting Rochester: an Evening of Wine and Mingling” to benefit Warrior Salute on June 18, 5:30-8:30 pm at Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave, Rochester, in the town of Pittsford. The event is...

2014-04-30 23:06:19

Mother’s day is a truly wonderful day, celebrating bonds between nurturer and child is both comforting in its primal roots but frustrating as many of us look at our own fraught mother-child relationships. Mango Salute Greeting Cards offers 5 tested and tried tips for making Mother's day more enjoyable. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Mother’s day is a truly wonderful day, celebrating bonds between nurturer and child is both comforting in its primal roots but frustrating as many of us look...

2014-03-01 20:20:28

'Gatsby' Exception in Decline of Tobacco Use in PG-13 Movies SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Hackademy Award loser "The Great Gatsby" was too long for many and way too smoky for reviewers with the Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down! Program, but at least it was an exception during a year that otherwise saw tobacco use in youth-oriented movies at its lowest in recent memory. At least with PG-13 movies, teen reviewers with the Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down! Program found...

2013-12-10 23:23:30

Dallas Campus works with creator of Namaste Care. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 C. C. Young today announced their partnership with Joyce Simard, creator of the Namaste Care program, designed for people with advanced dementia. A frequent international speaker, well-known author, and respected adjunct professor, Joyce’s Namaste Care program is based on the power of loving touch and has impacted the lives and families of dementia patients worldwide. Ms. Simard’s Namaste Care...

Applause Is Contagious, Spreads Like An Infection
2013-06-19 12:23:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from Sweden's Uppsala University has scientifically confirmed what we´ve already known for hundreds of years: applause is contagious. For entertainers and performers, clapping is seen as a sign of appreciation, as a way for audiences to thank them for a job well done and let them know their work is appreciated. While this is understood by all, it´s accepted that some clapping, if not most, is either done...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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