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2014-02-06 16:24:35

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is challenging the Presbyterian Church (USA) commitment to Israeli-Palestinian peace, following the publication of Zionism Unsettled: A Congregational Study Guide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) This study guide, billed by the church as an educational resource, was produced by the Israel Palestine Mission Network (IPMN), one of the church's educational arms. "It is a devastating distortion of Jewish...

2014-02-05 23:30:41

Zeus announces it will showcase its engineered surface tubing during this year’s SPIE Photonics West trade show in San Francisco. Orangeburg, SC (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Zeus, a global leader in material science and high performance polymer extrusions; including but not limited to PTFE, PFA, FEP and PEEK announces it will showcase its engineered surface tubing during this year’s SPIE Photonics West trade show in San Francisco February 4-6 at Booth No. 4030. Zeus has developed a...

2014-02-05 12:27:05

Perez-Peña conveys a clear connection between the Old and New Testaments MAITLAND, Fla., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A general misconception is that the Old Testament, where the Mosaic Law is found, exists mainly for its moralizing lessons. Within the pages of J. Arturo Perez-Peña's new book, Síntesis del Antiguo Testamento: Una Mirada al Antiguo Pacto con los ojos puestos en Jesús ($33.99, paperback, 9781628712650; $9.99, e-book, 9781628712667), which translates to "An...

2014-02-04 23:26:23

Individuals who are recovering from addiction, or who have established themselves in a healthy new sober life, can read the latest blog post from Per Wickstrom for some practical and compassionate advice on how they can reach out to those who they’ve wronged – intentionally or unintentionally – in the hopes of making amends. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Individuals who are recovering from addiction, or who have established themselves in a healthy new sober life, can read the latest...

2014-02-04 23:21:42

Frigid January temperatures no obstacle to the volunteers of the Church of Scientology Mission of Nizhny Novgorod, committed to drug education year-round Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Volunteers from the Church of Scientology Mission of Nizhny Novgorod are out on the streets this January. They are distributing copies of drug education booklets to help local youth learn the truth about drugs and avoid the epidemic of heroin abuse that Russian Drug Czar Viktor Ivanov has...

2014-02-04 16:27:10

Persaud provides readers with every reason to intelligently consider Creationism MAITLAND, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The mission of Christopher H.K. Persaud's new book, Evolution: Beyond the Realm of Real Science ($22.99, paperback, 978-1-60266-629-0; $34.99, hardcover, 978-1-60266-630-6) is to refute the theory of evolution and the Big Bang Theory from a biblical perspective. The author expounds, "Readers will be educated about the shortcomings of evolutionary theory...

2014-02-04 12:26:13

Bay Area nonprofit Mindful Schools recognized as a leader in the worldwide movement EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Mindful Revolution" cover story in TIME magazine's February 3, 2014 issue introduces the rapidly growing mindfulness movement to its widest audience yet. By purposefully bringing awareness to one's sensory experience, thoughts, and emotions, mindfulness enables us to objectively notice our experience--allowing us to change habitual reactions to wiser, more...

Bill Nye Vs Ken Ham
2014-02-04 05:53:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bill Nye "the Science Guy" will square off against Ken Ham, founder of the Creation Museum, in a debate titled "Is creation a viable model of origins in today's modern scientific era?" February 4th at the museum in Petersburg, Kentucky. Ham, CEO of Answers in Genesis, is a member of the young-Earth creationism movement – whose members share the belief that the Earth is only several thousand years old. Nye, a science education...

2014-02-03 23:21:19

Learn to embrace the good, the bad and the ugly with a mindfulness retreat led by Dr. Arnie Kozak at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health from March 2-7, 2014. Dr. Kozak combines mindfulness meditation and Buddhist psychology with a narrative creative process called Story Art to teach individuals how to release self-inflicted obstacles. Stockbridge, MA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Perfectionism can be a limiting force in one’s life. When individuals are not mindful of its effects, it can...

2014-02-03 12:24:31

New five-week church-wide experience for all ages GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's favorite reality show family continues to use their fame for God's glory. The Robertsons, from the hit series "Duck Dynasty®," are expanding their outreach into churches across America with "Faith Commander: Living Five Values from the Parables of Jesus." In this new church-wide curriculum -- published by Zondervan -- Korie Robertson along with her mother, Chrys Howard, created a...


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Thunderbird on top of a Totem Pole
2014-01-20 07:48:49

Thunderbird is a Native American legend sometimes associated with storms. Several sightings of this creature correlate with storms in the corresponding area. Some researchers describe a Thunderbird as being lizard-like similar to the extinct Pteranodon. Fossils of large birds (teratorns) having a wingspan of 12 to 18 feet were around with early man, and the Thunderbird legend may have derived from them. In April 1890, two cowboys claimed to have killed a giant bird-like creature with a...

Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

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