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child stress
2014-06-28 05:41:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Chronic stressors such as poverty or abuse can have a lasting negative impact on children and could be linked to behavioral, health or employment-related problems later on in life, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Biological Psychiatry. While experiencing a certain amount of stress can help youngsters learn how to adapt to and cope with life’s obstacles, researchers from the University of...

2014-06-27 23:04:57

Ticket Down has rolled back concert ticket prices across the board on all Luke Bryan tickets at Marcus Amphitheatre in conjunction with the 2014 Milwaukee Summerfest and concertgoers can add promo/coupon code LUKE-BRYAN-2014 for additional savings. Luke Bryan tickets at the Marcus Amphitheatre are a hot commodity and tickets are selling out very fast for this beloved country superstar. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for Luke Bryan tickets in Milwaukee...

The Shocking Story Of How Some Fish Evolved Electric Organs
2014-06-27 07:06:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online By sequencing the genome of the electric eel for the first time, researchers have discovered how certain types of aquatic creatures were able to develop organs that allow them to produce electricity outside of their bodies. Publishing a paper in the latest edition of the journal Science, scientists from Michigan State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Texas-Austin and the Systemix Institute explain how...

2014-06-26 23:14:59

Communities Drive Measurable Business Value by Connecting Employees, Customers and Partners Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 7Summits, a pioneer in social business solutions, today announced that it will create new solutions with Salesforce Communities that connect employees, customers and partners in entirely new ways. “7Summits is excited to team with Salesforce to expand our community-based solutions,” said Rob Murray, Senior Vice President at 7Summits. “Salesforce...

2014-06-25 16:25:55

Fund's first grant expected to focus on detection and treatment of Alzheimer's disease MADISON, Wis., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Wisconsin Technology Innovation Initiative (Wi2) have established a $1 million seed fund to support commercialization of medical technology developed by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121225 While the fund will...

2014-06-24 23:04:19

Ticket Down announces that Green Bay Family Night tickets at Lambeau Field on Saturday, August 2nd are in high demand. This popular ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code PACKERS-2014 for added savings. Green Bay, WI (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Surprise the kids and take them to the Green Bay Packers Family Night on August 2nd at Lambeau Field. Family Night will be different in 2014 and the event will feature a full practice. In previous years, the event was...

2014-06-23 08:22:42

-- Larger, more diverse regulated utility company with the financial strength and technical depth to meet customers' future energy needs; creates 8th largest natural gas distribution company in America MILWAUKEE and CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Corp. (NYSE: WEC) and Integrys Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: TEG) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Wisconsin Energy will acquire Integrys in a transaction valued at...

2014-06-20 23:08:36

Wisconsin Oven Corporation celebrates the completion of its 30,000 square foot addition. East Troy, WI (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Wisconsin Oven Corporation celebrates the completion of its 30,000 square foot addition. The facility was a necessary addition for Wisconsin Oven after record shipments and record growth in 2013. The impressive expansion is 120’W x 240’L x 50’H making it the tallest building in East Troy, WI. Wisconsin Oven has been manufacturing the highest quality industrial...

2014-06-19 23:06:01

Dr. Andrew Campbell to present at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology meeting. Mequon, WI (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The 10th annual Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology Conference, held from June 18 – 22, will feature several presentations by the renowned facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Andrew Campbell. The four-day event is expected to see over 1,000 attendees from a wide variety of aesthetic specialties. Leaders, educators, and researchers will be on hand to present the latest techniques...

2014-06-19 23:04:38

Predictive Modeling Technology to Support Retention and Enrollment Management Efforts Conway, NH (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Rapid Insight Inc., the leading provider of easy to use predictive analytics and data intelligence software, today announced that University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-Superior and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater have selected the Rapid Insight product suite to aid them in their student retention and enrollment management efforts. The three schools...


Latest Wisconsin Reference Libraries

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
2013-11-22 11:59:03

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is a 1,530,647 acre United States National Forest located in northern Wisconsin within the United States. Much of the old growth forest within the area was ruined by logging early in the 20th century. Some of the trees that remain growing there today were planted by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. As they are legally two separate national forests – the Chequamegon National Forest and the Nicolet National Forest – the areas were...

2012-06-14 10:47:15

Symbol: SAPE12 Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Tree Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   SABA2 Salix babylonica auct. non L. p.p.   SABL2 Salix ×blanda Andersson (pro sp.)   SABL3 Salix blanda Andersson, database artifact   SAEL4 Salix elegantissima K. Koch   SAPEB Salix pendulina Wender. var. blanda (Andersson) Meikle ex anon., ined.   SAPEE Salix pendulina...

2012-06-15 05:47:17

Symbol: LEWI2 Group: Lichen Family: Lecanoraceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Lecanoraceae Genus   Lecanora Ach. – rim lichen Species   Lecanora wisconsinensis H. Magn. – Wisconsin rim lichen

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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