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2013-07-05 23:04:00

fishbat, one of the nation’s leading social media agencies, comments on the use of social media to celebrate LGBT pride in June. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 On July 5, fishbat, one of the nation’s leading social media agencies, discusses how companies used social media to celebrate LGBT pride during the month of June. According to a June 28th article published by Mashable titled, "YouTube Celebrates Gay Pride With Moving Video Tribute," YouTube was one of the...

ESA Successful Reentry Drop Test
2013-06-20 15:08:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In attempts to further refine Earth reentry technology, the European Space Agency (ESA) has completed a drop test of an initial experimental craft, according to an official statement. The built-to-scale model, dubbed the Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV), was released by a helicopter from about 1.6 miles above the Earth. It descended via parachute until splashing into the Mediterranean Sea. The test drop precedes a flight model...

2012-12-06 05:00:59

Tho holiday season means many things to many people, but certainly is a great time to give oneself the gift of self discovery. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 The holiday season starting with Thanksgiving and ending with New Years Day is special in many ways; not the least being a good time to “Find Yourself” according to the creator of “Your Two Sense Worth” Daniel Padgug. Thanksgiving is often used as a time to reflect upon what there is to be...

2012-04-12 10:17:09

A new University of British Columbia study finds that the way individuals experience the universal emotion of pride directly impacts how racist and homophobic their attitudes toward other people are. The study, published in the April issue of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, offers new inroads in the fight against harmful prejudices such as racism and homophobia, and sheds important new light on human psychology. "These studies show that how we feel about ourselves directly...

2011-12-12 11:18:47

Research shows that feeling good about your country also makes you feel good about your own life–and many people take that as good news. But Matthew Wright, a political scientist at American University, and Tim Reeskens, a sociologist from Catholic University in Belgium, suspected that the positive findings about nationalism weren´t telling the whole story. “It´s fine to say pride in your country makes you happy,” says Wright. “But what kind of pride are we...

2010-11-15 21:15:04

You aced that test; now it's time for a treat. Sometimes pride in an achievement can lead people to indulge in unhealthy choices, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "Across four studies in the food consumptions and spending domains, we show that pride is associated with two opposing forces; it promotes a sense of achievement, which increases indulgence, and it promotes self-awareness, which facilitates self control," write authors Keith Wilcox (Babson College),...

2009-12-02 10:29:28

Study finds ethnic pride may be as important as self-esteem, particularly for boys Ethnic pride may be as important as self-esteem to the mental health of young African-American adolescents, according to a new study in the Nov./Dec. issue of the journal Child Development. The empirical study is one of the first to look at the effects of self-esteem and of racial identity and to separately explore their effects by gender. The study specifically measures racial identity in terms of ethnic...

2009-09-17 19:39:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- U2's fourth album, The Unforgettable Fire, has been remastered and will be released by Mercury Records on October 27, 2009. This special edition marks 25 years since the album's original release in October 1984. Recorded at Slane Castle, Ireland, The Unforgettable Fire was the first U2 album to be produced by Brian Eno and Danny Lanois, and spawned two top 10 UK singles -- "Pride (In The Name Of Love)" and "The Unforgettable Fire." Special formats...

2009-03-26 15:22:02

Geographers have mapped the sinfulness of the United States, attempting to come up with numbers for each of the seven deadly sins. Thomas Vought and colleagues at Kansas State University devised indexes for sloth, gluttony, lust, greed, wrath, envy and pride, The Las Vegas Sun reported. Sloth was based on spending per capita on arts and entertainment compared to the employment rate, gluttony on fast-food outlets per capita, lust on rates of sexually transmitted disease, greed on average...

2008-10-05 18:00:14

By jon wise THE Tenth Pride of Britain awards showed, in a celebrity- obsessed world, that it's the country's unsung heroes who really count. And presenter Carol Vorderman proved why she's worth more than Countdown could ever offer with her performance at the Daily Mirror event. As always, it was another touching and emotional evening. (c) 2008 People, The; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.