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Rituals Help People Cope With Lack Of Control
2013-10-26 04:49:24

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People in many areas of the world still hold a strong belief in witchcraft and magic, relying on rituals for everything from treating asthma to curbing infidelity. Even if the only witches you believe in are seen at Halloween, chances are high that you believe in some form of the supernatural, even if just the power of the ritual – whether wearing a lucky jersey to bestow luck on your favorite sports team or praying for a sick friend....

2013-07-06 23:00:30

MixPad Multitrack Recording Software the 2nd best choice for Boffin software review website. Quality, across-the-board features and reliability are the three defining attributes of the software. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2013 New affordable technologies and an ever-increasing competition have overhauled the music making software industry, making software easy to use, affordable and above all, efficient. Software review team at Boffin has evaluated numerous music making software...

2013-05-07 12:27:14

Musical loop content from The Loop Loft now available at all 245 locations, nationwide FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Loop Loft, developer of the world's most musical loop collections, announces immediate availability of all of its products at all Guitar Center stores. Music creators can instantly infuse their tracks with drum, guitar, bass and other instrumental content from The Loop Loft using virtually any DAW or music-making software including Pro Tools®,...

2012-09-19 16:47:53

The more people rely on their intuitions, the more cooperative they become, new research shows It's an age old question: Why do we do good? What makes people sometimes willing to put "We" ahead of "Me?" Perhaps our first impulse is to be selfish, and cooperation is all about reining in greed. Or maybe cooperation happens spontaneously, and too much thinking gets in the way. Harvard scientists are getting closer to an answer, showing that people's first response is to cooperate and that...

2010-10-24 00:13:16

The site redesign includes a new magazine cover generator based on the Microsoft Silverlight program that is easier to use and which updates in real time. Plus there are now 25 new magazine cover templates for creating a unique personalized gift for any occasion. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2010 YourCover.com founded in 2000, was the first site to exclusively offer personalized fake magazine covers to consumers. The site has been updated several times over the last 10 years but a full...

2010-10-01 08:43:00

3D videos and charts on the nation's debt and 14 specific ways to cut spending, reduce the deficit LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With our growing debt and deficit turning into a nightmare for Americans, Reason magazine and Reason.tv are "Slashing the Government" in 3D. Reason calls the federal budget a "fiscal horror story so terrifying, it can only be told in 3D." "Are you serious about understanding the problem of ever-expanding government, let alone taking concrete...

2010-05-10 12:44:58

Young children's reasoning about biological world is influenced by cultural beliefs How do children reason about the natural world? How do they understand the relation between human and non-human animals? For decades, the consensus was that as young children begin reasoning about the biological world, they adopt an "anthropocentric" stance, favoring humans over non-human animals when it comes to learning about properties of animals. But Northwestern University researchers have taken another...

2010-03-15 08:40:00

How to fix the 'Mistake by the Lake' and other once-great American cities LOS ANGELES, March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cleveland was one of America's 10 largest cities in 1950. By the 2000 Census, it wasn't in the top 30. And from 2000 to 2007, only New Orleans - devastated by Hurricane Katrina - lost more of its population. Today, the remaining residents face unemployment rates from 10 to 12 percent across the Cleveland area. Comedian Drew Carey, host of The Price Is Right, has seen...

2009-09-04 12:18:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Reason Magazine on-line has just published Jon Utley's article, Understanding Dictatorships: From Iran to Cuba, the question of legitimacy is paramount. Utley is the associate publisher of The American Conservative magazine and a former South American correspondent for Knight Ridder. So many mistakes are made in Washington from not understanding foreign nations and cultures. In addition, there is a great ignorance about "dictatorships" and what they...

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2005-05-11 12:40:00

NASA -- Will robots that help astronauts in space be as friendly and likeable as the fictional "R2-D2" android portrayed in the original "Stars Wars" motion picture? NASA scientists say robots will behave more like human beings in the future, even if - like R2-D2 - these machines do not look like people. NASA researchers envision futuristic robots that 'act' like people, enabling these mechanical helpers to work more efficiently with astronauts. Human-robot cooperation, in turn, will enable...