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Science Belief Is Stronger When People Face Stress, Anxiety
2013-06-06 06:34:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study from Oxford University psychologists suggests that a faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety. Non-religious people may be helped by a “belief in science” that offers comfort and reassurance in times of adversity, much like religious belief helps others. “We found that being in a more stressful or anxiety-inducing situation increased participants'...

2013-06-04 23:24:11

eGifter, the social gifting company, today released an expansion of its social group gifting platform that enables retailers to add social and group gifting to the product catalog on their web sites. The system is also designed to work in conjunction with existing wish list and gift registry systems. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 eGifter, the social gifting company, has expanded its social group gifting platform to support social group gifts for any product on an eCommerce web site. The...

2013-06-04 23:00:56

Hylton-Potts Legal Consultants is a London-based legal firm that specialises in offering benefit fraud services. With more than 14 years of experience in the field, it is one of the leading law firms in London. London (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Hylton-Potts Legal Consultants is one of the leading London-based law firms that specialises in family law and benefit fraud. More recently, it has introduced a new pricing structure for its benefit fraud services. Hylton-Potts Legal Consultants (HLCC) is...

2013-05-30 23:15:23

Report provides new data and insights into a long standing economic, societal and workplace issue. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 PayScale, Inc. today announced Women at Work: PayScale Redefines the Gender Wage Gap. Based on an analysis of PayScale's 40 million career profiles, the report assesses the following themes and issues:     Overall summary of PayScale´s gender data, showing that the wage gap isn´t as significant as Bureau of Labor...

2013-05-29 09:31:00

Given the chance, women are more likely than men to opt out of a request to give a charitable donation, a group of economists have found. The issue of which gender is more generous has been debated for years. A new field experiment conducted by scholars at the University of Chicago and University of California, Berkeley shows that when it´s easy to avoid making a donation, such as not responding to a door-to-door solicitor, women are less likely than men to give. The results of the...

2013-05-25 23:02:42

Life Coach Training School Holistic Learning Center Announces a Self Mastery Book Which Has Universal Appeal and Unites Readers of all Faiths and Beliefs (PRWEB) May 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 48 hours at no cost in exchange for...

2013-05-24 23:26:29

Combating street harassment is the newest community safety outreach program being tackled by the Safe Passage Committee in San Francisco´s Tenderloin neighborhood, which sponsored its second Fullpower personal safety workshop for women on Monday from Kidpower, a leading nonprofit that develops and teaches personal safety skills programs for people of all ages. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Combating street harassment is the newest community safety outreach program being...

2013-05-20 23:13:51

Multi-faceted Approaches to Prevention are Becoming More Common Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 NAVEX GlobalTM today released its Workplace Harassment Benchmark Survey findings on emerging trends in harassment, retaliation, discrimination and bullying — the most pervasive, people-driven risks in the workplace. A cross-section of 500+ ethics and compliance professionals — including many from multinationals and Fortune 500 organizations — were surveyed on prevention...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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