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family dinner stress
2014-09-04 05:44:51

Despite mainstream media portrayals to the contrary, preparing family meals can be a significant source of stress and conflict for many mothers, researchers from North Carolina State University sociology and anthropology department report in the Summer 2014 edition of the journal Contexts.

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2010-06-14 09:05:00

Tequila and cheese may sound like the makings of an awkward cocktail party, but new research shows that they have a lot to tell us about efforts to boost rural economies around the world.

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2009-01-13 10:40:00

New North Carolina State University research shows that tequila's surge in popularity over the past 15 years has been a boon for industry, but is triggering a significant hangover of social and environmental problems in the region of Mexico where the once-notorious liquor is produced.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.