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Built-in Biological Sunscreen Allows Mantis Shrimp To See The Reef In A Whole Different Light
2014-07-04 03:48:19

Cell Press In an unexpected discovery, researchers have found that the complex eyes of mantis shrimp are equipped with optics that generate ultraviolet (UV) color vision. Mantis shrimp's six UV photoreceptors pick up on different colors within the UV spectrum based on filters made from an ingredient other animals depend on as built-in biological sunscreen, according to research reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 3. "The mantis shrimp visual system contains six...

stress can feed insomnia
2014-07-04 05:25:11

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it. This is the major finding of a new study investigating the link between stress and the development of insomnia. “Our study is among the first to show that it's not the number of stressors, but your reaction to them that determines the likelihood of experiencing insomnia,” stated lead author Vivek Pillai, PhD and research fellow at the Sleep Disorders and Research Center at...

magic mushrooms invade your brain
2014-07-04 05:11:00

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the UK and Germany have opened the door on the little understood subject of just how psychedelic substances work within and affect our brain and our perception of consciousness. With the combination of heightened visual and auditory perception, a description that often accompanies a mind-expanding drug trip has been 'dream-like'. According to the results of a study recently published in the journal Human Brain...

2014-07-03 23:08:21

Author Melissa Schenker offers ten tips on how to exit a relationship with a narcissist. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Summer is the season of travel, renewal and rest. If you’re with a narcissist, it can also be a time for you to design a roadmap that enables you to exit the difficult journey you’ve been on. If you discover you are in an intimate relationship with a narcissist, you may decide that exiting the relationship is the best course. Once you’ve made that decision then...

2014-07-03 23:06:51

This brand new app is being promoted to help people suffering from mental health pressures such as depression, phobias, confidence issues and low self esteem. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The ‘My Inner Voice’ app has been specifically designed for people with mental and emotional issues that have made their lives increasingly difficult. Problems such as social phobias, panic attacks, anxiety disorders, depression and excessive daily stress are debilitating and can...

2014-07-02 04:21:02

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUBiC Magazine is a new monthly publication to spark children's minds, with each edition containing a mixture of Maths, English and creative thinking. Maths tasks are mostly based on real-world examples - for instance, working out how many buttons to order at a dress factory. We are also pioneering "Ninja Maths" which asks the reader to solve simple algebraic additions and multiplications quickly, and to "feel" the numbers in their...

2014-07-01 23:13:32

The common male / female sexual dynamic can often leave a woman unsatisfied in bed and longing for more. Conscious Counselor, an organization dedicated toward helping people live a more fulfilled life, recently released a video describing proven methods and techniques that can help a man become a better lover, who fully meets his woman's needs. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Sex can often times be a difficult subject to talk about, especially when people feel that their sex...

2014-07-01 23:12:43

The hearth and home product company was recently announced as a recipient of the Better Business Challenge in Charlottesville, VA for their energy efficiency within their facility. Madison, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Plow & Hearth, a trusted national catalog, retail, and internet company specializing in unique, enduring home and lifestyle products, was recently announced as a Charlottesville Area Better Business Challenge award winner. The challenge culminated after a 10-month long...

2014-07-01 12:29:01

ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Second Wind Dreams® (SWD®) announces the re-launch of its Family Edition of the Virtual Dementia Tour® (VDT®). This scientifically proven method builds sensitivity and awareness in individuals by temporarily altering participants' physical and sensory abilities with props and circumstances, which simulate changes associated with the physical and cognitive impairments of aging. Founder of Second Wind Dreams and inventor of the...

2014-07-01 08:30:40

Bainpath is a fingertip-tracing-device, stimulating the brain, as the user repeatedly traces textures on the surfaces of the device: textures indent into 3000 mechanoreceptors in each fingertip, to stimulate the cortex of the brain. Brainpaths is much like Braille for the blind. LAS VEGAS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainpaths is a Breakthrough! A medical device to stimulate the brain, purchased on Amazon.com, inexpensively, without a prescription. Brainpaths is registered with...


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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...

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drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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