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2014-06-04 16:25:58

Use of free quit-smoking service jumps after launch of new tools and easier access MINNEAPOLIS, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 3, 2014, ClearWay Minnesota(SM) launched a new suite of QUITPLAN Services, the free cessation program available to any Minnesotan who wants to quit tobacco. In the three months following the launch (March through May) more than 5,400 Minnesotans have received tools and support to help them quit smoking. This number nearly matches the total number of...

2014-06-04 12:27:12

DENVER, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exercise is a little different a mile above sea level. There's 25 percent less protection from the sun, so sunscreen is a must. And the mile high air is thinner, so you need to work a little harder. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94337 But there's no denying the results. The residents of Denver - The Mile High City - are consistently rated as some of the thinnest and fittest in the nation with the highest percentage of skiers and...

2014-06-04 08:39:45

Women Affected More than Men; Sexual Harassment Is Most Common WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 50% of Americans under the age of 35 have been bullied, harassed or threatened online, or know somebody who has, according to a new poll published today exposing the ugly underbelly of social media. Women are targeted more often than men, and Facebook is by far the most common forum for such harassment. The poll, released by Rad Campaign, Lincoln Park Strategies and Craig...

2014-06-03 23:12:43

SolutionPeople's Gerald “Solutionman” Haman Reveals Four Proven Strategies for Better Brainstorming Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 When the government of Singapore wanted to celebrate 20 years of productivity and innovation, they hired Chicago-based Gerald “Solutionman” Haman to help them set a world brainstorming record. How did they do it? They brought together 8,000 people at the Singapore Stadium and gave Haman just 60 minutes to see if he could facilitate the...

2014-06-03 23:12:40

This sexual guide opens Pandora’s Box once and for all and let's it all hang out. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Everything’s out in the open when one raises the lid on Pandora’s Box. Learn about sexual fantasies, love, why people have sex, the mythologies of human anatomy, sexual desire and arousal, orgasm, the taboo subject of solitary sex, the controversies of erotic preference and gender diversity, unusual sexual practices, and sexual violence. Friction and Fantasy: Opening...

2014-06-03 23:08:57

In the 20th century, COPD was considered a man's disease. Today, women account for more than half of all COPD deaths. Women who smoke or used to or have a family history of COPD should be tested. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Not long ago, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) was considered a man's disease. But men no longer hold a monopoly on this chronic and progressive lung condition, according to the May 2014 Harvard Women's Health Watch. Today, more women than...

2014-06-03 23:07:35

Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Better get out the good collar, because your dog’s got a big day at the office! Take Your Dog to Work Day bounds into America’s workplaces this June 20 on four fluffy paws. But not every office is prepared for the pet fest that comes with this FURbulous work day. Just ask longtime advocate of a pet-friendly workplace, Chris Ashton, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Petplan pet insurance. “Every day is Take Your Dog to Work Day at Petplan,” says...

2014-06-03 23:03:31

NCPG and stakeholders come together to promote responsible gaming. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 “Strikes for Responsible Gaming” is the theme as attendees at the LaFleur’s Lottery Symposium come together to bowl on Tuesday, June 3. Participants at the charitable event will enjoy an evening of food, fun and bowling at Lucky Strike Lanes in Washington, DC, with proceeds benefiting the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG). The event is hosted by TLF Publications and...

2014-06-03 12:30:41

Country Music Fans and Bowling Enthusiasts Will Have Their Chance to Bowl Live Inside AT&T U-Verse Fan Fair X at the CMA Music Festival ARLINGTON, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoBowling.com is teaming up with Brunswick Bowling and XBowling to bring the sport of bowling to the 2014 CMA Music Festival in Nashville from June 5 to June 8. With a partnership between Country Music Association (CMA) and Sports Challenge Network, LLC (SCN), bowling lanes will be set up inside the...

2014-06-03 08:30:03

Journalists to test leading outdoor and cycling products SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interbike and Outdoor Retailer, two of the largest retail sports product trade shows in the world, announced today that their new experiential media event highlighting women's-specific products is set to take place next week. The event will connect a limited number of cycling and outdoor product manufacturers with mainstream non-endemic journalists to test the latest in...


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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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