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2014-06-18 11:12:15

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We've all seen the outwardly-appearing successful man with a pretty piece of arm candy standing by his side. The trophy wife, that stunningly attractive female who trades her natural aesthetics for a life of comfort and leisure, is perceived to occur on more than just a semi-regular basis. However, a new study out of Notre Dame explains how, in this case, perception hasn't necessarily become reality. The stereotype of the trophy...

2014-06-17 12:25:19

******PUBLICATION ADVISORY****** WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics has released Seasonal Patterns in Criminal Victimization Trends, which uses data from the National Crime Victimization Survey to examine the seasonal patterns in violent and property crime victimization in the United States from 1993 to 2010. Seasonal patterns are periodic fluctuations in the victimization rates that tend to occur at the...

2014-06-17 08:24:43

Employees report difficulty disconnecting during time off, according to latest Randstad US Engagement Study ATLANTA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is here, vacations are planned and employees must decide: To disconnect or not to disconnect. According to Randstad's most recent Employee Engagement Study released today, U.S. workers continue to struggle with the nuances of work/life balance, such as remaining connected to work outside of normal business hours or taking full...

2014-06-16 23:04:35

Intrepid Investment Bankers announced today its advisory role in the recent growth equity investment in Envy Medical, Inc. by HCP & Company. Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Intrepid Investment Bankers (Intrepid), a leading middle-market investment bank and an active M&A advisor in the beauty care sector, announced today its advisory role in the recent growth equity investment in Envy Medical, Inc. by HCP & Company (HCP). Envy Medical, a leader in the professional...

2014-06-16 20:21:30

Joe Torre, Bob Costas, Fred Wilpon, Stephen M. Ross, Mark Messier, Teresa Weatherspoon, Harry Carson, and Earl "The Pearl" Monroe Provided Insight During Day-Long Discussion Aimed at Eradicating Disrespect and Abuse in the Locker Room and on the Playing Field NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NYU Sports and Society (scps.nyu.edu/sportsandsociety) today hosted nearly 120 high school athletic directors, coaches, and school administrators from across the New York metropolitan...

2014-06-16 16:23:50

Profession Enjoying a Multi-Year Period of Expansion in Budgets and Staffs LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from the eighth biennial Communication and Public Relations Generally Accepted Practices (GAP VIII) Study were released today by the USC Annenberg Strategic Communication and Public Relations Center (SCPRC). The purpose of the GAP Study is to provide senior communicators with timely guidance as they manage their organizations, develop...

facebook emotional contagion
2014-06-16 04:19:58

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The prospect of a highly contagious bird flu or antibiotic-resistant strain of some superbug that can be detrimental to health and even likely fatal are scenarios that are, as yet, unrealized and therefore only serve to worry those that think about them. Another very real contagion was just recently reported on by a research team consisting of social scientists from Cornell University, the University of California, San Francisco...

2014-06-13 23:00:49

The Bystander Effect, An Extensive Guide released by NoBullying Today: http://nobullying.com/how-the-bystander-effect-could-promote-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Bullying in school does not involve only the bullies and the bullied — it also involves students who just watch the situation happen and let it be. While some kids feel obligated to help, most do not take action because no one around them takes action, or they do not know what to do. Nobullying releases today a...

2014-06-12 23:13:09

Positive self-esteem is just as important for adults as it is for children. This month, take action by implementing these six self-esteem boosting tips and taking life to the next level. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Many adults are concerned about the self-esteem of their children, but rarely think about that of themselves. In a blog post, physician and best-selling author Dr. Sanjay Jain says, "Having good self-esteem doesn't mean having a big ego, it means being secure with yourself...

2014-06-12 23:09:17

New Book Uses History and Creativity to Help Teens Work through Emotional Struggles, Inspire Reading Newcastle, Australia (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 How can today’s teens, in particular young men, better understand and develop a healthy self-image? Told through the perspective of a teenage boy working on an archaeological expedition in Egypt, “Jed, the Forgotten Egyptian Prince” combines the emotional struggles that young adults face, such as self esteem and trust, with the excitement...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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