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2014-05-29 15:55:05

American Sociological Association A new study suggests that having children is contagious among female high school friends during early adulthood. "The study shows the contagion is particularly strong within a short window of time: it increases immediately after a high school friend gives birth, reaches a peak about two years later, and then decreases, becoming negligible in the long-run," said co-author Nicoletta Balbo, a postdoctoral fellow at the Carlo F. Dondena Centre for Research...

Dads Who Help With Household Chores Bolster Daughters’ Aspirations
2014-05-28 03:18:58

[ Watch The Video: Dads Who Do Chores Bolster Girls’ Aspirations ] The University of British Columbia Fathers who help with household chores are more likely to raise daughters who aspire to less traditional, and potentially higher paying, careers. So finds a new study that suggests how parents share dishes, laundry and other domestic duties plays a key role in shaping the gender attitudes and aspirations of their children, especially daughters. While mothers’ gender and work...

2014-05-28 08:38:08

LIMOGES, France, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of its Annual General Meeting, Legrand yesterday outlined its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach, unveiling its new roadmap for 2014-2018. "At Legrand, which is already firmly committed to Sustainable Development, we are today taking a further decisive step forward by placing users and their requirements at the core of our commitment", stated Gilles Schnepp, Legrand Group Chairman and Chief...

2014-05-27 23:02:14

What is Bullying, An Ultimate Guide Released Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/what-is-bullying/. London, UK (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Bullying behavior is behavior that is often deliberate and executed repeatedly over a period of time. Bullies rarely attack their victims once and then move on to someone else. When they identify a target, they go after that individual time and time again. Learn about what is bullying with this extensive guide released today. This extensive guide on...

2014-05-23 23:05:03

Organic food manufacturing company Earth Source Organics moves to a facility with over 11,000 square feet of space in order to meet rapidly increasing customer demand. Vista, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 This month Earth Source Organics (ESO) has been working to get settled into their new facility that more than triples their production space and capacity. Their stellar showing at this year’s Natural Products Expo West drove growth to the point where their old facility no longer provided...

2014-05-22 23:14:56

A firm believer in the value of proactivity in protecting the interests of his clients, Certilman announced the dual membership as part of a campaign to devote more of his practice time to the fields of arbitration and mediation. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 After more than three decades as a champion of “Preventive Lawyering,” the process of proactively avoiding unexpected outcomes and minimizing business risks rather than merely accepting them and reacting to them as they...

2014-05-21 00:20:38

Women leaders outperform male counterparts on the four most important attributes of effective leadership NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women leaders are performing far better than men on almost every one of the key attributes identified as being the most critical to effective leadership, according to the third annual Ketchum Leadership Communication Monitor (KLCM), a global study which polled 6,509 people in 13 countries across five continents for their views on...

2014-05-20 23:01:39

Colorado’s Douglas County recently installed the QtracVR virtual queuing system by Lavi Industries in three separate motor vehicle and driver’s license offices. The system will be used to expedite service and decrease wait times for customers visiting these locations. Valencia, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Lavi Industries, a leading provider of queue management solutions, was selected by Douglas County, CO to provide its QtracVR virtual queuing system to three separate motor vehicle and...

2014-05-20 16:24:16

Authors Claim Holistic Approach is Key to Cultivating High-performing Leaders BOISE, Idaho, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron Price and Randy Lisk have spent a collective 75 years leading companies and coaching leaders. Throughout their careers they've seen one trend emerge: high-performing leaders are continual learners; they are constantly improving their crafts and working to develop the people who work for them in a holistic way. "Holistic leadership development is critical as...

2014-05-19 12:31:08

Miller, a Public Affairs and Strategic Communications Expert, to Build and Advise DDCA's Rapidly Expanding Client Base WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DDC Advocacy (DDCA), the country's leading full-service international issue advocacy firm, today announced Diane Miller as its new Senior Vice President for Client Relations. Miller, a former partner at DCI Group, brings with her nearly 20 years of experience in public affairs, government relations and high-stakes strategic...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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