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2014-03-25 08:27:40

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Once just a popular term, the word "selfie" has made itself legitimate once it was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013 and it has legitimate benefits too! Research shows that taking a selfie has many positive effects. It is an empowering act that celebrates regular people and allows a person to control their image online. They take it, they post it, and they have the power to choose how they look. (Photo:...

Fossil Skeleton Of Australopithecus Is Older Than Previously Believed
2014-03-17 04:51:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thirteen years of meticulous excavation by South African and French scientists has shown that the nearly complete fossil skeleton of Australopithecus, nicknamed Little Foot, is most likely around 3 million years old. Professor Ron Clark from the University of Witwatersrand led the study, which refutes previous dating claims that suggest Little Foot is younger. The findings, published in a recent issue of the Journal of Human...

2014-02-27 23:35:31

New website highlights the organization’s position as the nation’s premier provider of fatherhood skill-building materials and public education resources for and about dads. Germantown, MD (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 National Fatherhood Initiative has launched a new website, http://www.fatherhood.org, that highlights its role as the nation’s #1 provider of fatherhood skill-building resources, the #1 trainer of practitioners delivering fatherhood programs, and the nation’s voice for...

Addicted To Tanning
2014-02-20 09:11:06

Bowling Green State University BOWLING GREEN, O. — They keep tanning, even after turning a deep brown and experiencing some of the negative consequences. Skin cancer is among the most common, preventable types of the disease, yet many continue to tan to excess. Research from Lisham Ashrafioun, a Bowling Green State University Ph.D. student in psychology, and Dr. Erin Bonar, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan Addiction Research Center and a BGSU alumna,...

2014-01-29 23:04:57

The 24/7 Dad® To Go Series Will Provide Dads With Practical Advice On a Variety of Important Topics Related to Parenting and Relationships Germantown, MD (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) has launched a brand new series of eBooks to help dads build their parenting, fathering, and relationship skills. “The 24/7 Dad® To Go eBook Series” is the first of its kind – short, simple, affordable, and practical eBooks tackling specific issues of interest...

2014-01-28 23:33:31

Party & Play with Go Classy Tours and Desire Resorts with other like minded couples and single women the month of August for the "Sexy, Young & Wild" event. Nudist and swingers all inclusive vacations can be found at http://www.Desire-Mexico.com Cancun (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Go Classy Tours and Desire Resorts have the great pleasure to announce they will be hosting the "Sexy, Young & Wild" event for the month of August 2014. This event will be the synonym...

2014-01-10 10:42:58

An Oxford University study has concluded that our ancient ancestors who lived in East Africa between 2.4 million-1.4 million years ago mainly ate tiger nuts (grass bulbs) supplemented with the odd grasshopper and worm An Oxford University study has concluded that our ancient ancestors who lived in East Africa between 2.4 million-1.4 million years ago survived mainly on a diet of tiger nuts. Tiger nuts are edible grass bulbs still eaten in parts of the world today. The study published in...

Humanlike Features Discovered In 4.4M-Year-Old Ardipithecus Skull
2014-01-07 06:54:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The 4.4-million-year-old African species Ardipithecus ramidus, or "Ardi," is the focus of one of the most hotly debated issues in current human origins research. Scientists want to know how Ardi, an unusual primate, is related to the human lineage. The study, published in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), shows that although Ardi possessed a tiny brain and a grasping big toe for climbing...

Scientists Discover 4M-Year-Old Horse Fossil In Ethiopia
2013-12-12 13:58:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have discovered a new species of a small horse that lived 4.4 million years ago in Ethiopia. The Eurygnathohippus woldegabrieli fossils were found in the Gona area of the Afar region in 2001. The ancient horse was among a diverse array of animals that lived in the same areas as the ancient human ancestor Ardipithecus ramidus, or Ardi. The ancient horse species was about the size of a small zebra and had three-toed hooves....

2013-12-09 23:02:10

What's the Impact of PIAAC on health & health literacy? Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 “Adults with lower levels of skills in literacy are more likely to report having a fair to poor health than those with higher proficiency, even when account is taken of education attainment and other background characteristics,” reports Eugene Owen, PIAAC National Project Manager, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in discussing the new PIAAC report, a comprehensive look...


Latest Hominina Reference Libraries

Australopithecus garhi
2013-11-29 11:38:51

Australopithecus garhi is a gracile australopithecine species whose fossils were discovered in 1996 by a research team led by Ethiopian paleontologist Berhane Asfaw ad Tim White, an American paleontologist. The remains are believed to be a human ancestor species and most likely the direct ancestor to the human genus Homo. Tim White was the scientist to find the first of the key A. garhi fossils in 1996 within the Bouri Formation found in the Middle Awash of Ethiopia’s Afar Depression....

Australopithecus africanus
2013-11-29 10:55:07

Australopithecus africanus was an early hominid, an australopithecine that lived between roughly 3.03 and 2.04 million years ago in the later Pliocene and early Pleistocene. Au. africanus was of slender build and was thought to have been a direct ancestor of modern humans. Fossil remains signify that Au. africanus was considerably more like modern humans that Au. afarensis, with a more human-like cranium permitting a larger brain and more humanoid facial features. This hominid has only been...

Homo floresiensis
2013-09-16 13:06:40

Homo floresiensis Homo floresiensis, or Flores Man, nicknamed “hobbit” and “Flow”, is an extinct species in the genus Homo. The remains of an individual that would have stood about 3 feet in height were uncovered in 2003 on the island of Flores in Indonesia. Incomplete skeletons of nine individuals have been recovered, including one complete cranium. These remains have been the focus of intense research to establish whether they represent a species distinctive from modern humans....

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