Latest Human behavior Stories

2014-06-17 13:26:02

UIC E-cigarettes, also known as vaping pens or e-hookas, are commonly advertised on Twitter and the tweets often link to commercial websites promoting e-cig use, according to University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. The study, published as a special supplement in the July 2014 issue of Tobacco Control released online June 16, has implications for future FDA regulations on the marketing of e-cigarettes and related products. “There’s this whole wild west of social media...

2014-06-17 12:33:21

Child Care is the Largest Expense for Many Parents with Young Children, ahead of Housing and Food[i] WALTHAM, Mass., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 75% of U.S. families are overwhelmed by the cost of child care and yet nearly half don't budget for it, according to a recent study by Care.com, the world's largest online care destination for finding and managing family care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118725 Conducted in May 2014, the study surveyed more than 700...

2014-06-17 12:24:46

Reliable Door-to-Door Golf Club Shipping Services Make Golf Getaways Easier BOSTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luggage Forward, the worldwide leader in door-to-door luggage and golf club shipping services, today announced a second international shipping option. The new Select service will be offered at a lower price point than the existing Preferred service and will allow more golfers to take advantage of the convenience of shipping golf clubs ahead. Since 2004, Luggage Forward...

2014-06-17 10:21:59

BMJ-British Medical Journal Widespread use underlines need for evaluation of health impact and role in quitting and/or nicotine addiction, say researchers E-cigarettes are mostly used by current smokers or would-be quitters, reveals an analysis of their uptake across 27 European countries, published online in Tobacco Control. But their widespread use among more than 29 million people underlines the need to evaluate the potential long term impact of e-cigarettes on health and their...

2014-06-17 08:35:37

Smart Tag Engages Owners in Dog's Life DENVER, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A serial entrepreneur and one of the pet industry's most prolific product designers have fused their talents with the invention of the Pettag+(TM), the first connected device that tracks the essential activities of training and raising a happy, healthy pet. The simple collar tag connects the pet to the owner's smart phone through a Bluetooth interface and activity buttons - Food, Love, Play - to help...

Online Availability Of Electronic Cigarettes Is Exploding: Study
2014-06-17 08:45:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Both online and offline, e-cigarettes appear to be exploding in popularity and a new study from researchers at the University of California, San Diego has revealed the degree of diversity in complexity that has recently emerged in the industry. According to their report published in the journal Tobacco Control, the researchers found an average of 10 new e-cigarette brand names entered the online marketplace on a monthly basis from 2012...

2014-06-16 23:08:33

Manufacturer and marketer of the new Freedom Quit Smoking System commend Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg’s $500 million dollar antismoking investment to globally persevere life and offers the duo a $50,000 smoking cessation product donation to help rid the world of nicotine addiction. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Freedom Laser Therapy founder Craig Nabat, inventor of the new Freedom Quit Smoking System-America's nicotine-free and natural way to quit smoking is driven to...

2014-06-16 20:21:30

Joe Torre, Bob Costas, Fred Wilpon, Stephen M. Ross, Mark Messier, Teresa Weatherspoon, Harry Carson, and Earl "The Pearl" Monroe Provided Insight During Day-Long Discussion Aimed at Eradicating Disrespect and Abuse in the Locker Room and on the Playing Field NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NYU Sports and Society (scps.nyu.edu/sportsandsociety) today hosted nearly 120 high school athletic directors, coaches, and school administrators from across the New York metropolitan...

2014-06-14 23:03:13

As a one-stop smoking cessation platform, Quitgate.com offers quit smoking help, stop smoking aids and social support treatments that increase the chances of smoking cessation as cited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-CDC. Plainfield, NJ (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Celebrating Father’s Day 2014, the healthier lifestyle-focused company, Quitgate, aims to reinforce a thought in the minds of smoking dads around the world towards taking the bold step of quitting smoking. The...

2014-06-14 23:01:43

DMG Productions explores advancements in outdoor adventure therapy. St. George, UT (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 STAR Guides announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. STAR Guides is a specialized wilderness treatment program for sexual behavior issues. The first of its kind nationally, STAR Guides offers wilderness therapy that is uniquely designed for adolescents...

Latest Human behavior Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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...

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
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'