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2014-03-18 23:34:32

The Saint Jude Retreats, a non-12 step substance use program, releases a radio show interview on the topic of adolescence and substance use with Dr. Robert Epstein. Amsterdam, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Saint Jude Retreats is excited to announce that as of today Tuesday, March 18, 2014 the Saint Jude Retreats Radio’s latest radio show is live and ready for download or streaming. The radio show host and Executive Director of Saint Jude Retreats, Michelle Dunbar, opens the segment...

2014-03-18 23:26:47

"Stand Up for Reproductive Justice" will be held on Saturday, April 12th at 7p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta. General admission tickets are $35 and can be purchased online. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 On Saturday, April 12 at 7:00pm, the Feminist Health Center will hold its annual awards celebration, “Stand Up for Reproductive Justice” (SURJ). The event will feature musical performances by BETTY, Madam Cj, and the Love Supremes; a...

2014-03-17 23:21:35

Cramer lays out a three-part framework that will teach leaders how to approach themselves, others, and the situations they find themselves in from a base of positivity. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Today’s leaders face intense pressure to deliver results in an uncertain, chaotic, and high-stress business environment. Under such circumstances, most leaders fall victim to their built-in “negativity bias” – the neural circuitry of the brain that compels us to respond...

2014-03-16 23:03:57

Laura Munson, NYT Best-Selling Author, to present a Haven Writing Retreat in Cabo at Hotel El Ganzo April 5th – 9th 2014. Act Now for Free Airfare for Next Five Participants. San Jose Del Cabo, Baja California Sur (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 To learn more about this Haven Writing Retreat and how to register, call Alchemy Retreats at: 802-362-0570. Or email them at: retreats (at) om-consultants (dot) com. Alchemy Retreats is proud to announce they have partnered with New York Times...

2014-03-11 12:27:26

NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today by Change Sciences shows that corporations need to work on earning the public's trust when it comes to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), even though people have a strong interest in learning about their core values. The study compares twelve top companies' CSR efforts across various verticals by analyzing what people did while exploring the sites and how they felt about the experience. (Photo:...

2014-03-11 08:26:50

Author Sam Jane Brown's debut fiction explores role of religion and evil MANCHESTER, England, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Sam Jane Brown's first work of fiction, titled Forgotten Word, has rapidly gained popularity among church reading groups, as the story prompts discussions about the role of religion, evil and how a new world order would impact society. "The idea of banning religion out of necessity - in order to prevent evil forces from taking over - is an interesting...

2014-03-08 23:00:38

Muna Issa - Trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award - explains why equality is still on the agenda and what part the Duke of Edinburgh Award plays in promoting and extending the rights of women. (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 On International Women’s Day, we seek to reaffirm our commitment to the empowerment of women worldwide. The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award helps to provide opportunities for women, especially those whom are marginalised, and to build their...

New Study Sheds Light On Animal Social Behavior
2014-03-06 15:04:31

University of Exeter A theoretical study led by the University of Exeter has shed new light on the conditions that lead to the evolution of spite or altruism in structured populations. Understanding the way in which social behaviors such as altruism – when animals benefit others at their own expense – develop is a long-standing problem that has generated thousands of articles and heated debates. Dr Florence Débarre of Biosciences at the University of Exeter led a study,...

2014-03-04 12:25:46

With the 2014 enrollment deadline approaching, Oregonians can still find flexible, innovative plans--plus much more--as members of Oregon's Health CO-OP. PORTLAND, Ore., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With less than two months left in the open enrollment period, Oregon's Health CO-OP remains on the front end of providing access to health care designed by Oregonians for Oregonians. Simple from the start"Our charge from the beginning has been to keep things simple," says CEO Dr. Ralph...

2014-03-03 23:24:37

RingingCedarsofRussia.co.uk, the official website of the Ringing Cedars, announced today that they are running a limited time promotional deal. For a limited time, customers will get 10 percent off of their entire order after when purchasing books 2, 3 and 4 of the Ringing Cedars books. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 RingingCedarsofRussia.co.uk, the official website of the Ringing Cedars, announced today that they are currently running a limited time buy 3 get 10% off the entire order promotional...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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