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2011-06-23 00:00:29

Book receives endorsements of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, Myla Kabat-Zinn, Dr. Amy Saltzman and others. 'You Are Not Your Thoughts' was written to inspire children, and adults alike, to learn early and often that they can free themselves of destructive thoughts, emotions and behaviors by simply remembering to be present "“ right here, right now. Chicopee, MA (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Mindfulness is present moment, non-judgmental awareness. It reconnects people to their senses, bringing them into...

2008-06-19 00:00:11

Aerial photography was first practised by the French photographer and balloonist Nadar in 1858 over Paris. Its use for military purposes was developed during the First World War by aviators such as Fred Zinn. Archaeologists were then able to use the technique more effectively to discover and record archaeological sites. Aerial photography has become increasingly popular, with many websites offering a bird's eye view of your home or area. One of the most popular, Google Earth, lets...


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Zonules of Zinn
2012-07-01 19:12:34

The Zonules of Zinn, also known as Zinn’s membrane and ciliary zonule, is a ring of fibrous strands connecting the ciliary body with the crystalline lens of the eye. The zonule of Zinn is split into two layers: a thin layer, which lines with the hyaloid fossa, and a thick layer, which is a collection of zonular fibers. Together, these fibers are known as the suspensory ligament of the lens. When color granules are displaced from the Zonules of Zinn, by friction against the lens, the...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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