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2014-10-08 08:26:44

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 50% of pets are considered overweight or obese, with numbers climbing steadily. Just as with people, pet obesity has become an epidemic in the US. Dr. Mark Verdino, Animal League America Vice President and Chief of Veterinary Staff states, "The most common cause for obesity in animals is over-feeding and lack of exercise. In this regard, most overweight animals can easily be put on a path to lose weight." In honor of...

2014-10-07 23:13:00

When it comes to bar mitzvahs (bat mitzvahs, too), PoemsToGo leads the way in writing original speeches, poems, toasts and their latest specialty: candle lighting poems. Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 PoemsToGo, the worldwide leader in writing original poems, speeches and toasts for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and all other special occasions, announces their latest milestone: They just completed their 100th bar mitzvah candle lighting poem. Bar mitzvahs – and...

2014-10-07 23:11:57

Information about the Grand Opening Part at Gold's Gym Elite Training Center Woodbridge, VA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Join us on October 18th to celebrate the grand opening of the elite training center. Come partake in our carnival of fitness with classes, demonstrations by our trained fitness professionals, vendors, giveaways and more. Events include: •pound fit class – the explosive drumming fitness class •air fit class – fusing pilates, barre, and yoga with the assistance...

2014-10-07 23:08:39

National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment Honors Community Leaders and Partners During a Weekend Dedicated to Upstanders like Community Partners, Wells Fargo, Student Peace Ambassadors and the Be A Star Anti-Bullying Initiative Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 As part of Bullying Prevention Month in October, National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment (NVEEE), a national anti-bullying organization based in South Florida, will celebrate its 5th anniversary...

2014-10-07 23:02:41

Early reading failure can be a major child health problem and lead to disruption in child development in academic, cognitive, social, behavioral and emotional domains. Nemours Children’s Health System today launched Reading BrightStart!, a website that will be among the innovative interventions discussed for improving language and literacy in young children in a meeting sponsored by the White House later this month. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Nemours Children’s Health...

2014-10-07 12:25:53

Pyramyd Air, the Internet's largest airgun retailer and airgun manufacturers are satisfied with the final language of SB199. CLEVELAND, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Senate Bill 199 was signed into law by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on September 30, 2014. And while the newly enacted law affects airsoft products, airguns (pellet guns and BB guns) have been completely exempted from this new legislative action. Senate Bill 199 was introduced in California in late 2013 in...

2014-10-07 12:25:51

Combining Innovation with Smart Features to Deliver Enhanced Benefits to Users NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nautilus Inc. (NYSE: NLS), a leader in innovative home fitness equipment, today unveiled new products, including the Bowflex Body(TM) nutrition line, Bowflex® SelectTech® 560 Dumbbells and a new line of Nautilus® cardio equipment. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2014-10-07 08:29:15

Trampled By a Tractor and Patched Up at Purdue, Charlie Wins 6th Annual VPI Hambone Award BREA, Calif., Oct. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlie, a Labrador retriever from Indianapolis Ind., has won the 2014 VPI Hambone Award honoring the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year. Charlie earned the nomination after getting into a treacherous tangle with a tractor and making a remarkable recovery from life threatening injuries. The 6(th) annual VPI Hambone Award is presented by...

2014-10-07 08:26:37

ATLANTA, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CDC launched today the "#20 Million Memorial," a social media effort that honors the more than 20 million Americans who have died from smoking since the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health was issued over 50 years ago. The #20Million Memorial invites family members and loved ones to remember the faces, names, stories and memories of smoking's victims. The #20Million Memorial will collect social media posts that share a message...

sexting teens
2014-10-07 05:13:50

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One in four teens actively participate in sexting, or electronically transmitting explicit images to one another, and those who do are more likely to become sexually active within the next 12 months, researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) report in a new study. However, writing in the journal Pediatrics, Dr. Jeff R. Temple and Dr. HyeJeong Choi of the UTMB Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology...


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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ambsace
  • Bad luck; misfortune.
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