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2013-08-12 15:11:32

Tolerance toward gays and lesbians is growing within the evangelical community — long a stronghold against homosexuality — with many expressing ambivalent views about the issue, according to a Baylor University study. The emerging voice of the so-called "Messy Middle" — evangelicals who oppose homosexuality on moral grounds but support equal rights such as civil unions for gays — has strong implications for the gay marriage debate, say Baylor researchers, who will present their...

2013-08-09 23:03:04

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health announces Solidaridad Awards for exceptional partnership. New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 As part of the annual national Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is announcing its honoring of the Guttmacher Institute and the National Council of Jewish Women with the Solidaridad Awards for ongoing support and exceptional partnership in advancing health, dignity, and...

2013-08-06 23:20:27

Latinas and their families know #15years is too long to wait. New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 This week, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) launches its fourth annual Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice. With the support of more than 85 organizations, including the partnership of California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ) and the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), NLIRH’s activists will rally...

2013-08-02 11:18:46

Social isolation may make some people more susceptible to unfair marketing practices People who feel isolated are more inclined to make riskier financial decisions for bigger payoffs, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 121st Annual Convention. In a presentation entitled "Effects of Social Exclusion on Financial Risk-Taking," Rod Duclos, PhD, assistant professor of marketing at the Hong Kong University of Science and...

2013-07-31 23:31:23

HHI and HealthPhone team up to bring mobile education to millions of Indian mothers. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Hands to Hearts International (HHI) announced today a partnership with HealthPhone to provide educational content to mothers of children age 0 to 3 in India. The video provides a portion of HHI’s mother training which has had a powerful impact on the lives of some of the world’s most disadvantaged infants.     “This is great news for millions...

2013-07-31 23:16:35

Influential leadership and productivity guru Jayson Feltner shares inspiring stories of the values-based principles of business leaders John C. Maxwell and Collin Sewell. ODESSA, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The values-based principles of two business leaders with proven track records for motivating young entrepreneurs to follow suit is the focus of a new blog from entrepreneur Jayson Feltner. In the blog, dated July 25, 2013 and titled, “The Leadership of John C. Maxwell and Collin...

2013-07-29 23:02:01

Video Semantics a rising start-up technology company has been providing automated contextual video tagging and segmentation capabilities to video content producers and aggregators in the information delivery services and education industries, enabling solutions ranging from video monetization to indexing and search. Ellicott City, Maryland (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Video Semantics, a world leader in metadata creation and extraction from digital content provides rich metadata for video content...

2013-07-25 23:03:48

Through its Inner-net of One Abundance Exchange Program, Holistic Learning Center is licensing anyone to distribute its new clinically tested HuMethod™ Self-Mastery products for 48 hours. (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Professional Life Coaching school Holistic Learning Center has launched an Abundance Exchange Program known as the Inner-net of One to license students, clients, independent life coaches and all interested parties to distribute its HuMethod™ Self-mastery products this month for...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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