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2013-09-17 23:34:04

After a very successful beta period where unique visits increased to over 300,000 per month, the site has officially launched. DoYouRemember is where modern people indulge their passion for nostalgia. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 DoYouRemember today announced its official launch after a successful three-month beta testing period, where it quickly gained prominence as the go-to destination for all things nostalgic. DoYouRemember.com features everything from music and movies, to...

Nostalgia Can Make You Feel Warmer
2012-12-04 06:15:18

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cold winter nights bring thoughts of how to stay warm, yet few, if any, would think that remembering days gone by would be effective. New research from the University of Southampton reveals that nostalgic feelings, however, can make us feel warmer. Participants from universities in China and the Netherlands took part in one of five studies devised to investigate the effects of nostalgic feelings on reaction to cold and the...

2011-12-13 22:24:27

Nostalgia, a sentimental longing for the past, can boost donations and help drum up volunteers, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "Previous research has shown that nostalgia can increase self-esteem, boost perceptions of meaning in life, and foster a sense of social connectedness," write authors Xinyue Zhou (Sun Yat-Sen University), Tim Wildschut, Constantine Sedikides (both University of Southampton), Kan Shi (Chinese Academy of Sciences), and Cong Feng (Sun...

2008-12-17 15:53:40

In the 17th and 18th centuries nostalgia was a medical disease, but psychologists are now focused on nostalgia's therapeutic aspects, British researchers say. Nostalgia was once viewed as a medical disease, complete with symptoms including weeping, irregular heartbeat and anorexia. By the 20th century, nostalgia was regarded as a psychiatric disorder, with symptoms such as insomnia, anxiety and depression and was confined to a few groups, e.g. first year boarding students and immigrants, said...

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2008-12-13 16:00:00

In the 17th and 18th centuries, nostalgia was viewed as a medical disease, complete with symptoms including weeping, irregular heartbeat and anorexia. By the 20th century, nostalgia was regarded as a psychiatric disorder, with symptoms such as insomnia, anxiety and depression and was confined to a few groups (e.g. first year boarding students and immigrants). Only recently have psychologists begun focusing on the positive and potentially therapeutic aspects of nostalgia, report University of...

2008-07-22 15:00:45

By ROBERT BIESELIN, STAFF WRITER If you've ever cleaned out the basement of your childhood home, you have a pretty good sense of what it was like to see George Michael on stage Monday night in the first show of a two-night stand at Madison Square Garden. The first few notes of the enjoyable "Fast Love" felt like opening a long-sealed toy chest, brimming with forgotten relics, which, for the captive and near capacity audience, seemed to mark a rediscovery long in the making. Once the cheap...

2007-08-10 09:03:52

By Hoskin, Bree "Longing, we say, because desire is full of endless distances." - Robert Hass Sofia Coppola's 2000 film The Virgin Suicides, based on the 1993 novel by Jeffrey Eugenides, is a meditation on longing and suburbia, filtered through the collective consciousness of a group of males looking back from adulthood at the experience of their adolescence when they were infatuated with five girls in their neighborhood - the Lisbon sisters. The film begins with the attempted suicide of...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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