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2014-04-01 16:26:00

Advocate Lauren Book Commends Florida Leaders for the State's Commitment to Child Protection and Sexual Abuse Prevention TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Child advocate Lauren Book today applauded the Florida Legislature and Governor Rick Scott for their commitment to child safety by enacting swift and sweeping legislation to protect children from sexually violent predators. The priority legislation was taken up and unanimously passed by both the Florida Senate and House...

2014-04-01 16:23:21

TAOS, N.M., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bhujang Style today announced the availability of the Cobra pants and shorts, the first two items in a line of yoga clothing for men that is built for high performance on the mat and high style on the street. The Cobra pants are luxuriously comfortable and are made of a proprietary four-way stretch fabric that is largely MicroModal®,one of the most eco-friendly fibers in the world, develped in Germany by the Lenzing company. (Photo:...

2014-04-01 14:07:07

One state’s citizens are collectively more agreeable and another’s are more conscientious. Could that influence how each state is governed? A recently published study suggests it could. Jeffery Mondak and Damarys Canache, political science professors at the University of Illinois, analyzed personality data from more than 600,000 Americans, identified by state, who had responded to an online survey for another research study. They then matched that data with state-level measures of...

2014-04-01 08:29:41

CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- K9 Fit Club, the nation's first indoor workout facility for dogs and their parents, is proudly teaming up with America's best-loved pet insurer, Petplan, to offer pet parents the paw-fect way to keep furry friends healthy long into old age. The new partnership combines K9 Fit Club's focus on an active, healthy lifestyle with Petplan's comprehensive coverage for unexpected illnesses and injuries. You could say it's a match made in doggy heaven!...

2014-04-01 08:29:16

Built by fitness pros for fitness pros, SweatGuru launches first simple and affordable online business management solution. Stop by Booth #108 to meet the team, sign-up for free demo! ATLANTA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SweatGuru (www.sweatguru.com), the leading marketplace that connects people with fitness classes and experiences, announced today it will reveal a first look of its new 1:1 Personal Training tool at ACSM's Health and Fitness Summit and Exposition, an event aimed...

2014-04-01 08:29:10

Yoga gear innovators debut exclusive closed-loop process in new, performance-based yoga mats and sandals LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manduka, purveyor of high performance yoga gear and the #1 choice of yoga teachers worldwide, adds an all new collection to its legendary family of earth-friendly yoga products: LiveON. The first-ever 100% reclaimable and recyclable, closed-loop solution for yoga mats and gear, the LiveON Collection offers a completely new, paradigm-changing...

2014-03-31 23:30:19

Having dropped out of school prior to becoming the modern day Industrialist he is today, Richard Branson also wears the label of having been a former smoker, and for this accomplishment- Freedom Laser Therapy offers Sir Richard and Virgin Group $10K in smoking cessation product to help their employees who want to quit smoking. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Richard Branson proves that sometimes being a quitter can be a good thing. A post from the Biography Channel on bio.com,...

2014-03-31 23:29:00

Launched in August 2013, Total Gym Pulse is a community of health, fitness & lifestyle professionals brought together with one goal in mind – to motivate, inspire and empower visitors to enjoy life and to look and feel their best on the inside and out. Exton, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Pulse was created as a resource for health & fitness tips, beauty & nutrition advice, healthy recipes and more. "With over 4 million Total Gym enthusiasts worldwide, we thought it was time...

2014-03-31 23:03:34

For parents who have never interviewed a childcare provider, the responsibility can seem daunting. Cultural Care Au Pair helps parents determine if a nanny or au pair candidate, who looks good on paper, is going to be a good fit for their children, their family and their household. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 For parents who have never interviewed a childcare provider, the responsibility can seem daunting. How does one determine if a nanny or au pair candidate, who looks good on...

2014-03-31 08:31:04

Along with providing a safe, effective way to gradually quit smoking, the new Mynus smoking-cessation aid eliminates virtually all humanly detectable second-hand smoke and odor SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoking is set to kill 8 million people worldwide per year by 2030, according to the World Health Organization. Answering the call of those who don't want to become a statistic is Mynus, the smoking-cessation aid launched an Indiegogo campaign today to fund the...


Latest Human behavior 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...

10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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2007-05-21 07:48:59

The Orbicular batfish (Platax orbicularis) is a popular aquarium fish endemic to tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Its body is almost disc-shaped, and very thin; the tail, about 20% of the body length, is fan-shaped and taller than it is long. Males can grow to up to 19.69 in (50 cm) in length, though aquarium specimens are generally much shorter. In the wild, the Orbicular Batfish is found in brackish or marine waters, usually around reefs, at depths from 16.4 to 98.43 ft...

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2007-04-10 14:17:18

The Pearlscale is a breed of fancy goldfish which is commonly stocked in the aquarium trade. It has a short round body, and its noted feature (as the name suggests) is the white domed scales which rise out of the body slightly, glittering in the aquarium lights. This appearance is due to extra calcified scale material building up in the center of each scale. A variant of this breed with head growth is quite common and known as the Crown Pearlscale. It is a highly sociable fish (like all...

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2007-04-10 14:06:21

A Fantail goldfish is a standard "fancy" type of goldfish. It has a dual-lobed tail, unlike its cousin the common or comet. Its fins can be different sizes, ranging from 1-3 in or more in length. A typical fantail has paired fins, including anal fins, a single dorsal fin, and a round, pointed body shape. It can range in color, from bronze (known as chocolate), orange, red, calico, and mixes of the colors. It is the third hardiest of the fancy goldfish with Comet first and Shubunkin second,...

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