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2013-05-21 23:25:08

Lefty's San Francisco teamed with left-handed high school students to introduce young lefties to the facts about being left-handed, and to teach them survival skills for coping with a right-handed world. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Lefty's San Francisco teamed with left-handed high school students to introduce young lefties to the facts about being left-handed, and to teach them survival skills for coping with a right-handed world. Exchange students Zulfiya Urunova from...

Marsupials Handedness Depends On Gender
2013-03-06 10:50:43

BioMed Central Boys are right-handed, girls are left...Well at least this is true for sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps) and grey short-tailed opossums (Monodelphis domestica), finds an article in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology, and shows that handedness in marsupials is dependent on gender. This preference of one hand over another has developed despite the absence of a corpus collosum, the part of the brain which in placental mammals allows one half of the...

2013-01-15 23:03:25

Thelefthandstore.com revives two well loved 1920's corkscrew designs in all new left-handed versions, the Lazy Fish and Minnow Left-Handed Corkscrews. Left-Handed corkscrews turn counter clockwise, the opposite direction from right-handed corkscrews, matching the natural and easy motion for a left hand. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Thelefthandstore.com revives two well loved 1920's corkscrew designs in all new left-handed versions, the Lazy Fish and Minnow Left-Handed...

2012-10-25 04:00:24

What do Dracula and King Kong have in common with zombies, witches, and devils throughout the history of folklore? They're left-handed! From the ghoulish Count in the 1931 film Dracula, to the giant ape who knocked out T. Rex with his left hook in the 1933 film King Kong, the history of movies is loaded with terrifying lefties. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 What do Dracula and King Kong have in common with zombies, witches, and devils throughout the history of folklore? They're...

2012-04-25 21:30:21

Sports data help confirm theory explaining left-handed minority in general population Lefties have always been a bit of a puzzle. Representing only 10 percent of the general human population, left-handers have been viewed with suspicion and persecuted across history. The word "sinister" even derives from "left or left-hand." Two Northwestern University researchers now report that a high degree of cooperation, not something odd or sinister, plays a key role in the rarity of...

2012-02-22 15:00:00

A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds a strong correlation between brain dominance and the ear used to listen to a cell phone, with more than 70 percent of participants holding their cell phone up to the ear on the same side as their dominant hand. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 DETROIT - If you´re a left brain thinker, chances are you use your right hand to hold your cell phone up to your right ear, according to a new study from Henry Ford Hospital in...

2012-02-15 10:31:21

We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures, absorbing information, weighing it carefully, and making thoughtful decisions. But, as it turns out, we´re kidding ourselves. Over the past few decades, scientists have shown there are many different internal and external factors influencing how we think, feel, communicate, and make decisions at any given moment. One particularly powerful influence may be our own bodies, according to new research reviewed in the December issue of...

2012-01-25 08:00:00

With Valentine's Day around the corner, those in the market for a Valentine should look for a lefty. Lefties tend to have looks, brains, creativity and empathy - very important qualities in a lover. The lefthandstore.com shows how lefties are more romantic, and make better Valentines. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 Anyone in the market for a Valentine should look for a lefty. Lefties tend to have looks, brains, creativity and empathy - very important qualities in a lover....

2011-12-31 08:00:00

Leftysthelefthandstore.com has recreated the traditional stork-shaped embroidery scissor in a left-handed model. The design is based on a centuries old French midwives tool which evolved into an elegant, terrifically useful, scissor. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 Leftysthelefthandstore.com is excited to announce the creation of a beautiful new left-handed stork shaped embroidery scissor. The design is based on a French midwives' tool which evolved into an elegant, terrifically...

2011-11-20 08:00:00

Lefty's the Left Hand Store has created the World's Biggest Selection of True Left-Handed Scissors and Shears. With 46 different Left-Handed Scissors, Lefty's has at least one scissor for every cutting need, as well as for every age from the smallest Left-handed Kids to Lefty Adults. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2011 Lefty's the Left Hand Store has created the World's Biggest Selection of True Left-Handed Scissors and Shears. With 46 different Left-Handed Scissors, Lefty's has at...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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