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2011-01-13 00:00:40

Go Smile, the Smile Beauty company, partners with Infused Industries to open a store on the company's Facebook page to help deal with the massive traffic spike resulting from Go Smile being featured as one of Jill's "Steals and Deals" on the Today Show. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 12, 2011 Go Smile, the Smile Beauty company, achieves success with their Facebook store, powered by Infused Commerce. After being featured as one of Jill's "Steals and Deals" on the Today Show, the company's...

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2011-01-07 09:20:29

Queen's University Classics professor emeritus Ross Kilpatrick believes the Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, incorporates images inspired by the Roman poet Horace and Florentine poet Petrarch. The technique of taking a passage from literature and incorporating it into a work of art is known as "Ëœinvention' and was used by many Renaissance artists. "The composition of the Mona Lisa is striking. Why does Leonardo have an attractive woman sitting on a balcony, while in...

2010-12-23 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, GO SMiLE filed a federal lawsuit against its former founder, Dr. Jonathan B. Levine and his dental practice. Levine is a dentist who counts numerous A-List celebrities among his clients, and has appeared on the Dr. Oz show. Levine co-founded GO SMiLE in 2002 with his wife, Stacey Levine, but sold his interest in the company in 2008. As part of the sale, Levine voluntarily gave up any right to use GO SMiLE's trademarks and signed an...

2010-12-23 01:56:18

Research from York University is revealing which regions in the brain "fire up" when we suppress an automatic behaviour such as the urge to look at other people as we enter an elevator. A York study, published recently in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, used fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to track brain activity when study participants looked at an image of a facial expression with a word superimposed on it. Study participants processed the words faster than the...

2010-12-20 00:00:38

Hitting the goal of $1000 wasn't enough for Distinctive Inc., now company plans on setting the bar even higher in donations to $2000 for the charity Operation Smile. Lutherville Timonium, MD (PRWEB) December 19, 2010 Distinctive, Inc. of Timonium, Maryland has already raised over $1200 this past week in donations to the Charity Organization, Operation Smile, beating its original goal of $1000. Operation Smile is a non-profit service organization that provides cleft lip and palate repair...

2010-11-29 06:50:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The human smile sets us at ease. People who don't smile openly are considered unapproachable, unlikeable and even dangerous. Charles Martin DDS, founder of the Richmond Smile Center (http://www.cosmeticdentistryrichmond.com), decided to find out why baring the teeth by smiling signals safety, when the same expression by an animal signals danger. Smiling, as it turns out, is related to sound, according to research by John J. Ohala, Professor...

2010-11-02 11:13:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday, step out with a brilliant smile just in time for the season's hottest affairs with the Crest and Oral-B 3D White smile collection. A smile that sparkles is also one that beams with confidence, so stop waiting and light up the holidays with a dramatically whiter smile. In celebration of the holiday season, Crest and Oral-B 3D White is teaming up with Katie Cassidy, (who plays the intriguing character Juliet on the CW's "Gossip Girl"),...

2010-10-01 15:32:00

PEOPLE TRAVEL FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO CREATE WORLD'S LARGEST SMILEY FACE UNPRECEDENTED ATTEMPT CELEBRATES OFFICIAL WORLD SMILE DAY; Raises Money for Smile Surgeries for Children with Cleft Lips, Palates ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five hundred smiling people from around the world gathered today in the world's theme park capital to set the Guinness World Record for the biggest smiley face. Coinciding with and celebrating today's official World Smile...

2010-08-17 13:27:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Smile, a worldwide children's medical charity, will honor Harrison Ford, John Stamos and Susan Casden at its 9th Annual Smile Gala on September 24, 2010, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Access Hollywood host Billy Bush will serve as Master of Ceremonies and a special performance will be given by members of the cast of GLEE. The Smile Gala is co-chaired by Dayna and Steven Bochco, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, Vicky and Raphael Mense, Kelly and...

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2010-07-20 09:30:02

Your facial expression may tell the world what you are thinking or feeling. But it also affects your ability to understand written language related to emotions, according to research published in the July issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The new study reported on 40 people who were treated with botulinum toxin, or Botox. Tiny applications of this powerful nerve poison were used to deactivate muscles in the forehead that cause frowning....


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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