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2009-04-23 23:58:47

A U.S. psychologist says from a developmental viewpoint, fierce competition is a step back in human development. In an article published in the American Journal of Play, Dr. Peter Gray of Boston College suggests early hunters and gatherers made cooperative living possible by using play and humor to overcome innate tendencies toward aggression and dominance. Play and humor were not just means of adding fun to their lives, Gray says in a statement. They were means of maintaining the band's...

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2009-04-01 10:22:22

Director James Gray says he is still unhappy with U.S. actor Joaquin Phoenix's behavior while he was promoting their new film Two Lovers. The New York Post said Gray is angry because the media paid more attention to Phoenix's disheveled new look -- and his announcement that he is retiring from acting and pursuing a hip-hop career -- than they did to Lovers, which co-starred Gwyneth Paltrow. Phoenix notably wore sunglasses and a wild-looking beard during an appearance on Late Show with David...

2009-03-31 13:53:00

A Western Canadian high school principal's attempt to jam cell phone signals in classes was found to be illegal and had to be removed. Steve Gray, principal of Port Hardy Senior Secondary School on the northeastern shore of Vancouver Island in British Columbia told The Province newspaper in Vancouver he conducted the experiment last week at a cost of $115. The school has a rule against using cell phones for calls or text messages during class, yet he was seeing several confiscations per...

2009-03-17 14:06:00

New Cell Site Means Clearer Reception, Fewer Dropped Calls GRAY, Ky., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Gray, Ky., which enables more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls. The new cell site, which is equipped with a...

2009-03-10 07:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mac-Gray Corporation (NYSE: TUC), a leading provider of laundry facilities management services to college and university residence halls, today announced a partnership agreement with Circuit Managed Laundry Systems, the United Kingdom's market leader for fully managed laundries. Under the agreement, Circuit will exclusively provide Mac-Gray's LaundryView(R) Monitoring System throughout their college and university client base. "We are...

2009-03-02 10:15:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Join Jacqueline Foreman, host of Your Mental Health Talk Radio www.blogtalkradio.com/yourmentalhealth when she interviews national best-selling author John Gray whose first book Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus sold millions of copies worldwide. They will discuss his new book When Mars and Venus Collide: Improving Relationships by Understanding How Men and Women Cope Differently with Stress on Thursday, March 5th at 8 PM EST/5 PM PST. (Photo:...

2009-02-23 07:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mac-Gray Corporation (NYSE: TUC), the nation's premier provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations, today announced that it has received notice from Darlington Partners, L.P., an investment partnership managed by Fairview Capital Investment Management, LLC, for the nomination of two individuals, Scott W. Clark and Bruce C. Ginsberg, to Mac-Gray's Board of Directors at the Company's 2009 Annual Meeting....

2009-02-19 08:30:00

Company to Broadcast Conference Call over the Internet at www.macgray.com WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with its regularly scheduled quarterly financial results news release, Mac-Gray Corporation (NYSE: TUC), the nation's premier provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations, plans to broadcast its fourth-quarter 2008 financial results conference call live over the Internet on Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. ET....

2009-02-04 07:15:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of its 20th anniversary, UPSCALE Magazine's February 2009 issue unveiled the list of 20 modern history makers who have worked to create a better tomorrow for the world and who have raised the bar with their legendary accomplishments. "Filling the shoes of legendary civil rights icons like Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Rosa Parks is no easy feat. Along with other contemporaries, they helped pave the way for many of the...

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2008-11-14 14:55:00

Scientists say they may now be able to do something about people whose hair has turned white because of illness or extreme stress. However, the technique still had to be tested on humans and would not reverse the natural graying process. Researchers from Manchester University and Lubeck University, in Germany, used a molecule to stimulate the pigment responsible for hair color. Experts say the development is an encouraging breakthrough. They took hair follicles from six women aged between 46...


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Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Mangalarga horse
2014-06-17 07:42:08

The Mangalarga is a breed of horse originating in Brazil. The horse was developed by Francisco Gabriel Junqueira on his land, by crossbreeding Royal Alter stallions with local mares. In 1812, Junqueira began to breed Mangalarga horses with Thoroughbred, Arabian and American Saddlebred stallions. He also used one Saddlebred mare and one Lusitano stallion. The Mangalarga Marchador horse was a result of the crossbreeding. Originally the two horses were classified as one breed, but today,...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.