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2014-03-26 11:06:47

Knowing what another person wants is not a trivial issue, particularly when the other's desires are different from our own. The ability to disengage from our own desire to cater to someone else's wishes is thought to be a unique feature of human cognition. New research challenges this assumption. Despite wanting something different to eat, male Eurasian jays can disengage from their own current desire in order to feed the female what she wants even when her desires are different to his....

2014-02-14 23:02:52

Many people want to make great memories with adult gifts, such as an instant natural libido booster. HoneyGifts is pleased to offer Forta for couples at http://www.honeygifts.com/. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Honey Gifts Canada now exclusively offers Forta (an excellent Adult Gift), the popular natural instant libido booster, for their customers on Valentine’s Day. It is free of all the side effects of Viagra and can be used as its substitute. Forta is offered...

2014-02-05 20:24:48

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This is an op-ed article from author Diana Raab. The media has been calling the French President, Francois Hollande's extramarital affair scandalous. In fact a reporter at The Sop even used the sub-headline, "Does lust trump brains?" This is ridiculous and perhaps written by a prudish journalism student, who is inexperienced, un-read, or with little sophistication and understanding about the French culture. Historically, the way of...

2013-11-12 23:30:50

According to psychologist Dr. Larisa Wainer, diminished sex drive is upsetting for many young women and can put a great deal of strain on a relationship. But it is often possible to identify the factors that contribute to low libido and take corrective measures to rekindle desire. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Diminished libido is the most common sexual problem among women. And while it is often associated with menopausal women, increasing numbers of young women also complain...

2010-08-13 11:01:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The following blog post was published on August 8, 2010, by Shafeen Charania, author of the synthesis blog, winner of the 2008 Weblog award for best new blog, and Time.com's 25 best blogs of 2009. We don't go to work just for the money. People don't expect perfect lives. We all expect things to be more difficult in tough times, and know that we have to hunker down. But what happens when we've hunkered down for too long? Productivity ebbs, focus diminishes,...

2007-06-28 12:05:17

By Rajan, Tilottama Reading between Derrida and Foucault, this paper situates deconstruction within Foucault's reorganization of knowledge in The Order of Things. While Foucault abandons this work for a history of material practices, Derrida's writings on the university continue it, but with a new and strategically Foucaultian focus on governmentality and power. In the 1980s and thereafter, Jacques Derrida began to explore explicitly the question of the university implicit in his earlier...

2007-03-28 08:04:30

By Helps, Lisa Taking into consideration the theoretical literature on the body generated in various disciplines and recent approaches to the body in Canadian historical writing, this essay argues that attention to the power of the body as defined by Spinoza, Nietzsche, and Gilles Deleuze can offer new possibilities for historical praxis. An exploration of works on women's bodies and medicine, children's bodies, the bodies of First Nations peoples, and the treatment of dead bodies, as well...

2006-06-01 03:33:36

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian art dealer bought 26 letters written by French philosopher and satirist Voltaire to Catherine the Great for a mystery buyer, a local paper reported on Thursday. Alexander Khochinsky, a Moscow art dealer, told the Nezavisimaya Gazeta newspaper that he bought the letters for 583,200 euros ($750,800) at a Sotheby's auction in Paris. He declined to comment when asked if he had bought the letters at the request of a Russian state official, the paper said. But...


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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