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family dinner stress
2014-09-04 05:44:51

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite mainstream media portrayals to the contrary, preparing family meals can be a significant source of stress and conflict for many mothers, researchers from North Carolina State University sociology and anthropology department report in the Summer 2014 edition of the journal Contexts. In the study, associate professors of sociology Dr. Sarah Bowen, Dr. Sinikka Elliott and Dr. Joslyn Brenton, an assistant professor of sociology at...

2014-09-03 23:14:25

Groundbreaking event will combine sex education with Hollywood glam to showcase the best in sexual health information Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 LOS ANGELES — A groundbreaking upscale consumer expo, Sexual Health Expo (SHE), presented by Jimmyjane, is set to debut Jan. 17-18, 2015 at the stylish Sofitel Hotel in West Hollywood. The premiere event will combine sex education with Hollywood glam to showcase the best in sexual health information. Many adults suffer...

2014-09-03 23:11:25

Families are today demanding simple and affordable alternatives resulting in a huge loss of profits to the once traditional funeral home. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 DFS Memorials now has a nationwide network of over 85 cremation providers in strategic locations, enabling us to help families nationwide arrange a direct cremation at a low cost. The average spend on a traditional funeral is in the region of $8,000 (NFDA) but for cremation it is nearer to $3,000 (CANA)....

2014-09-03 23:09:50

OM Challenge for Peace raises awareness of world peace and provides funds to support numerous, non-profit, local and global peace programs. Sister Jenna, founder of the Meditation Museum in Washington, DC and host of the America Meditating Radio Show, kicks off the Om Challenge on September 6, 2014 at Bhakti Fest in Joshua Tree, CA. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Who Will Take the OM CHALLENGE for PEACE? Everyone’s talking about the ALS “Ice Bucket” Challenge,...

2014-09-03 23:08:43

Beginning September 1, 2014, ChangeYourEnergy.com will have a new look to their homepage and a new section devoted to online wellness courses designed with their members in mind. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Beginning this month, ChangeYourEnergy.com has a new look to their homepage and a new section devoted to online courses. Their new look is bolder, bigger and more user friendly. They've also launched the new “Daily Energy Hour,” an hour long class of energy principle practices...

2014-09-03 16:30:07

BALTIMORE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today by the New England Journal of Medicine is claimed by the authors and the journal to suggest that e-cigarette use could cause cocaine use. In reality, the study shows no such thing, and the authors and journal are just trying to score political points based on an unimportant technical study of mice with no real-world implications. The study results only suggest that mice dosed with nicotine one day react...

2014-09-03 12:28:36

The Bully Text campaign uses an SMS text message experience to encourage young people to step up to bullying NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social change, and Be a STAR, an anti-bullying initiative co-founded in 2011 by The Creative Coalition and global entertainment company WWE, are teaming up for The Bully Text: Superstar Edition, a campaign that uses an SMS text message game to get young people to...

2014-09-03 12:27:17

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse's Fatherhood Buzz Works with Barbershops and Other Community Organizations to Provide Dads with Parenting Tips and Resources WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As children across the nation head back to school, the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC) is working with barbershops and community organizations to provide fathers with ways to support their local schools; encourage their children to tell them...

2014-09-03 08:38:32

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the biggest concerns facing parents today is helping their children deal with bullying and the increased pressure of social media and cyberbullying. Children spend an average of 45 hours per week online, much less time than they spend with both teachers and parents combined. "I've been asking myself: why are so many negative comments posted online every day, and how are kids affected by seeing all this negativity?" says producer...

2014-09-03 08:33:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: CVS Health's announcement today that it has ended tobacco sales sends a resounding message to the entire retail industry: Responsible retailers - especially those that provide health care through pharmacies and clinics - should not be in the business of selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. There is a fundamental conflict between...


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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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