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2012-12-26 05:00:43

Family-oriented December activities such as keepsake handpring art are the latest ideas that Moms are blogging in numbers about on Kids Activities Blog. Get inspired to get the whole family involved in doing fun art projects together. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 Family-oriented December activities are the latest topics Moms are blogging about on Kids Activities Blog. Family art projects turn into keepsakes for years to come. The cute Handprint Christmas tree is a perfect family...

Noise Pollution Affects Wildlife And Ecosystems
2012-12-16 06:21:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and its partners - including Colorado State University and The Wilderness Society - have developed a new tool that is being used by scientists and land managers to model how noise travels through landscapes and affects species and ecosystems. Noise pollution is a major factor in land and wildlife management decisions such as where to locate new roads or recreational trails. The new tool,...

2012-12-04 05:01:08

The Yale University Center for Language Study has Installed the OWL Test Management System for Online Language Assessments in more than 200 Different Languages. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 OWL Testing Software, a premier provider of affordable Web-based testing and assessment systems, announced today that Yale University is using the OWL Test Management System (TMS) in their Center for Language Study (CLS). The CLS is a resource for Yale students of foreign language and also...

2012-12-01 05:00:38

The developers of the Owl Protector, a password security and organization solution for PC users, have centralized operations in Tampa, Florida. This consolidation will allow greater focus on the company´s flagship product and facilitate gearing up for the holiday gift-giving season. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 MarkleyWorks, LLC announced today the transfer of operations previously conducted in Miami, Florida, to the corporate headquarters in Tampa. This consolidation will...

Sneaky Owls Use Stealth And Fly Silently
2012-11-20 15:58:27

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers are learning about stealth technology from a famous winged inhabitant in nature. Would you like to know just who-who they are taking their lead from? If you guessed the owl, well the “who” clue wasn´t exactly the most difficult. The reason they are looking at the owl is for its ability to fly silently. It is able to do this because of the natural design of its plumage, which aids in noise...

2012-09-08 23:02:32

A new study from the University of Toronto suggests what many suspected all along; that morning risers are happier than their late night counterparts and have a more positive and upbeat outlook. Cathy Beggan, founder of Rise-N-Shine, LLC, early morning specialist and creator of Wake Up On Time, the “alarm clock inside of a pill”, recommends the following tips to help turn night owls into early birds overnight. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 A new study from the...

Detection Dogs Better At Finding Spotted Owls Than Traditional Vocalization Searches
2012-08-16 08:35:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists and land managers who have used vocalization surveys since the 1980s to track down northern spotted owls have found that detection dogs have a much better track record at finding the species. Vocalization surveys rely on using simulated northern spotted owl calls to elicit owl responses. The surveys have been carried out to find how the species is handling increasing encroachment from barred owls, which displace and even...

2012-03-27 06:23:36

SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Forest Nutrition today announced the introduction of 100% all natural Gummy Owls, the world's first family friendly weight loss gummies (www.gummyowls.com). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120327/LA76995LOGO) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2 out of 3 adults and 1 out of 5 adolescents are either overweight or obese. To address this problem, health advocates--from doctors and dieticians to FDA experts...

2012-02-29 18:13:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) released its proposed critical habitat designation for the Northern Spotted Owl, doubling the amount of land from 6.9 million acres to nearly 14 million acres across three states (Oregon, Washington and California), and for the first time includes nearly 2 million acres of state and private working forests. Critical habitat designation is a regulatory mechanism to contribute...

2012-01-10 10:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- White Owl announced today the launch of the hottest new flavor to hit the cigarillo market, White Owl FoilFresh® Silver Cigarillos. The newest addition to the White Owl Cigarillo product line is in stores now. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/PH33359) "This is an example of how White Owl is on the cutting edge of consumer trends," according to Katherine Macomber, White Owl Brand Manager. "Small Unflavored HTL...