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2014-07-16 00:21:12

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Educational Film on Synthetic Cannabis Launched The Angelus Foundation, the legal highs awareness charity, today launched the first ever educational film in the UK for young people showing the harms from synthetic cannabis. The film was made in conjunction with KCA Young Persons' Services and is presented by stand -up comic Jeff Leach - it portrays two young men, Jack and Will, who have had suffered physical and mental health...

2014-07-15 23:11:42

The C.O.R.E. conference is an opportunity for addiction professionals to advance their understanding of abstinence-based recovery principles & practices. Amelia Island, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The 2nd Annual Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience (C.O.R.E.), a C4 Recovery Solutions event is set to take place July 20-23rd, 2014 at Amelia Island, FL. The conference is structured as a forum to increase the collective understanding of recovery processes with the goal of improving...

2014-07-15 23:11:26

Always committed to celebrating and honoring women's health-related topics, Praeclarus Press is pleased to announce the release of three new breastfeeding books. Finding Sufficiency, To Three and Beyond and Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple address important but often under-discussed topics important to breastfeeding mothers and those who support them. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Praeclarus Press adds to its growing collection of breastfeeding books with three new titles...

2014-07-15 23:02:17

Even though popular media often seems to be saturated in sex, nearly nine out of 10 young adults (86%) “wish popular media like movies and TV shows portrayed virginity in a more realistic way,” according to a new survey from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and MTV’s “It’s Your (Sex) Life” campaign in advance of MTV’s new docu-series Virgin Territory, premiering Wednesday, July 16 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Even...

2014-07-15 13:45:02

University of Miami A new study from researchers at the University of Miami reveals how conciliatory gestures promote human forgiveness It's well known that when a person takes steps to make amends for a wrongdoing, the victim is more inclined to forgive and forget. However, exactly why that happens is less obvious and poorly understood. In a recent study, scientists made substantial progress in explaining the psychological processes that make forgiveness happen. Their findings show...

2014-07-15 12:30:27

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO The proposed merger of the Reynolds American and Lorillard tobacco companies raises important questions that go beyond antitrust. It raises important public health issues as well because it would bring together two tobacco giants with a long history of marketing to kids and deceiving...

2014-07-15 08:36:06

NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Send Word Now, the leading innovator of critical communication services, including emergency notification and incident management, announced today the implementation of its award-winning Alerting Service by Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust (CREIT). Use of the Alerting Service will enable the Toronto-based organization to communicate faster and more effectively in urgent situations, helping to ensure employee safety and continuity of...

2014-07-15 08:26:00

New Non Profit Promotes Youth Birding Competitions Nationwide for Fun, Fair, Safe and Ethical Birding ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A non-profit organization has been formed to promote birding (birdwatching) competitions for young people nationwide. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140714/126880 Birding competitions are based on the number of bird species identified in a specified area during a time period - usually 24-hours. Co-Founded...

2014-07-15 08:24:38

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenn-Air is teaming up with PFLAG National to host HOT! on Wednesday, July 23(rd) from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG National is the largest organization of families, friends, and allies - united with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) - to move equality forward....

2014-07-14 23:08:31

Miss Adele's Learning Center (FL) Invests in Outdoor Fun with a New Commercial Playground Structure from American Parks Company™ (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Fun comes in all sizes, and keeping children engaged in meaningful outdoor activity is important at all ages. That’s why the Management of Miss Adele’s Learning Center made an investment in a quality, commercial playground structure from American Parks Company. What makes Miss Adele’s Learning Center exceptional is 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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.