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  Tears - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tears are a liquid produced by the body's process of lacrimation to clean and lubricate the eyes.
Reflex tears: The second type of tears results from irritation to the eye by foreign particles, or substances such as onion vapors or tear gas or pepper spray.
Jade is sometimes known as "tears of the Buddha".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tears   (884 words)

If tears and sweat in humans are claimed to be due to an aquatic lifestyle and the need to excrete salt, the aquatic lifestyle must have been in a salt water environment.
Morgan has suggested that the source of control for psychogenic tearing is important to her theory, but this is based on her mistaken idea that human emotional tearing is a characteristic shared by aquatic animals and no other animals.
The idea that human tears indicate a marine past is certainly far less parsimonious than the idea that the actual observed and measured active secretion of the lacrimal gland indicates our actual environmental past habitat would be terrestrial rather than aquatic.
www.aquaticape.org /tears.html   (4265 words)

Recent evidence suggests that the tears produced by emotional crying may be a way that the body disposes of toxic substances.
Tears produced by emotional crying differ in chemical content from those caused by irritants such as onion juice.
While the research on psychoactive substances in tears is just beginning, there is reason to think that emotional tears may be important in the maintenance of physical health and emotional balance.
www.geocities.com /kidhistory/trauma/tears.htm   (757 words)

TEARS is a 24-hour a day/7 day a week organization designed for injury rescue and cruelty investigation.
TEARS also provides emergency injury rescue for animals who have been hit by a car, set on fire, beaten, or perhaps worse.
TEARS is aware that all types of fencing can be problematic for one reason or another depending on the dog you have in your household and/or the neighborhood you may live in.
www.petfinder.org /shelters/AL22.html   (2747 words)

 ForeverTears-My Safe Haven
Tears shed for the pain and the fear felt by those too young to protect themselves.
Sometimes they will be tears of soothing, sometimes of anger, sometimes of joy.
I adopted the symbol of the teardrop in sympathy of all the desperate and lonely tears shed by the children whom, day after day and night after night, silently endure the pain inflicted on them by their heartless abusers.
www.forevertears.com   (291 words)

 Encyclopedia - Tears
Tears are the salty fluid that lubricates and helps protect the cornea, the membrane that covers the front of the eye.
Tears flow into the eye through ducts from tiny glands located under the upper eyelids and are spread over the eye each time a person blinks, which is about every six seconds.
Tears drain into tiny openings on the edge of the upper and lower eyelids that lead to the nasolacrimal tear ducts near the bridge of the nose.
www.visionrx.com /library/enc/enc_tears.asp   (492 words)

 BBC NEWS | Health | Deadly Sars virus found in tears
The three patients who had signs of Sars in their tear ducts were all believed to be in the early stages of infection.
The remaining patients, who had no signs of the virus in their tears but were later diagnosed with probable Sars, were tested at least 11 days after the start of their symptoms.
The doctors suggested that Sars may only be present in the tear ducts in the early stages of the virus.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/health/3819209.stm   (391 words)

 Newton's Apple: Teacher's Guides
The tear glands are located under your upper lids, and when stimulated, produce tears to form a thin film over your eyeballs.
Used tears then drain down into two tiny openings on the brim of your upper and lower eyelids at the inner edge of your eyes, which lead to the nasolacrimal tear ducts next to the bridge of your nose.
They must use artificial tears up to every 10 to 15 minutes, and apply other medications to their eyes before going to bed as part of the treatment to improve the condition of their eyes.
www.ktca.org /newtons/9/tear.html   (961 words)

 Tearful Serenity: Crying Away the Stress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The ratio of salt to water in tears is typically similar to that of the rest of the body, so there is no net change in salt concentration; nonetheless, if the body's salt concentration climbs too high, it will take advantage of the tear solution and instill it with extra salt.
Tears also have antibodies that defend against pathogenic microbes, and enzymes which also contribute to destroying any bacteria the eye encounters(1), (4).
Tears, along with saliva, stomach acids and other secretions, are generally only produced when the body is in a state of quiescence or calm.
serendip.brynmawr.edu /biology/b103/f03/web3/n1kaim.html   (2183 words)

 Weeping Icon
Tears began to flow from the eyes of the Virgin Mary on one of the numerous icons hanging in the shrine, and within hours, tears were reportedly flowing from five other icons.
Matos explained to me that the white "tears" were not actively flowing during my visit because from time to time they "crystallize," only to later resume their flow.
The "tear" pattern of white dots, although similar, was clearly not the same as that on the Tarpon Springs photo.
members.aol.com /garypos/Weeping_Icon.html   (1505 words)

 Jung Society of Atlanta - Carl Jung, Plato, and Tiger Woods
Tears are messy: crying produces swollen eyelids, smeared mascara, pinkish snotty noses, splotchy complexion etc. The veil of tears clouds our vision: we can’t “really” see.
At times the one shedding the tears is healed, as was Mary Magdalene who washed Jesus’ feet with her tears.
The fountain of tears is grounded in wounds based on losses such as loss of innocence, persons, jobs, hopes, youth, health etc. But wounds also constitute openings of the surface.
www.jungatlanta.com /Tears.html   (2229 words)

 Men in tears
When Jimmy Swaggart, the well-known TV evangelist, was found in the company of a prostitute, he went on the air sobbing "I have sinned." Wiping crocodile tears from his face, he admitted that he had been involved in more than ministering to the woman.
Her tears brought waves of public sympathy and led the police on a wild goose chase for the abductor of her two small children until it became evident that she had drowned
Recent studies have shown that accusers who cry in court are perceived to be more honest, credible and reliable than those who remain calm, regardless of whether the facts support their stories.
tanadineen.com /COLUMNIST/Columns/MenInTears.htm   (801 words)

 Job's Tears
This relationship to tear drops is also reflected in the specific epithet lacryma-jobi, in reference to the tear-producing lacrimal glands located near the eyes.
Although there is unanimous agreement that the beads resemble tears, there appears to be some disagreement as to exactly whose tears the beads resemble.
The use of Job's tears also dates back thousands of years, but the value of this plant for human adornment was apparently greater than its value for food.
waynesword.palomar.edu /plapr99.htm   (1913 words)

 The Trail of Tears   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1838 and 1839, as part of Andrew Jackson's Indian removal policy, the Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands east of the Mississippi River and to migrate to an area in present-day Oklahoma.
This picture, The Trail of Tears, was painted by Robert Lindneux in 1942.
If any depictions of the "Trail of Tears" were created at the time of the march, they have not survived.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/aia/part4/4h1567.html   (115 words)

 The Truth About Tears - Part Three
Being able to produce tears at will is a skill many actors and actresses develop as part of their theatrical training.
To teach their clients to release tears, some grief counselors recommend deliberately recalling a memory by going to a specific place or finding something that belonged to the person that died.
Anthony Tinn suggests that persons may be able to reclaim their ability to cry by (I) actively challenging the old cliches about why one should not cry, (2) expressing feelings associated with the need to cry, and (3) being with someone who is comfortable with crying when crying is appropriate.
yourstressmatters.com /stress18.htm   (1167 words)

 Zimbabwe News Zimbabwean African Tears Cathy Buckle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
From reading her book called "AFRICAN TEARS" and her weekly letters, I know that I also share her values and her sense of fair play which has motivated her to tell the truth about the despicable events which are unfolding in this beautiful country.
Her letters bear witness and testimony to the exact nature of what is happening on the ground.
They are a record for future generations to reflect upon with sadness and tears.
africantears.netfirms.com   (712 words)

 The Trail of Tears - Cherokee Indians forcibly removed from North Georgia
The rose is white, for the mother's tears.
The Trail of Tears from Georgia's Chieftains Trail
Poet Abe "Del" Jones masterpiece, "The Neverending Trail" captures the sorrow of the Cherokee before and during "The Trail of Tears".
ngeorgia.com /history/nghisttt.html   (1209 words)

 Why Do Eyes Water?
The tears from watering eyes might only fill your eyes or they might trickle down your face.
If tears are flowing quickly, like when you're crying pretty hard, the ducts can't drain them all, so tears run down your face.
That's because some of the tears making their exit through the ducts end up coming out of your nose.
www.kidshealth.org /kid/talk/qa/eyes_water.html   (617 words)

 SN 15.3: Assu Sutta
"This is the greater: the tears you have shed while transmigrating and wandering this long, long time — crying and weeping from being joined with what is displeasing, being separated from what is pleasing — not the water in the four great oceans.
The tears you have shed over the death of a mother while transmigrating and wandering this long, long time — crying and weeping from being joined with what is displeasing, being separated from what is pleasing — are greater than the water in the four great oceans.
The tears you have shed over loss with regard to disease while transmigrating and wandering this long, long time — crying and weeping from being joined with what is displeasing, being separated from what is pleasing — are greater than the water in the four great oceans.
www.accesstoinsight.org /tipitaka/sn/sn15/sn15.003.than.html   (420 words)

 Women in Judaism - Torah.org
As it is written in Jeremiah (31:14), "Thus said Hashem: A voice is heard on high, wailing, bitter weeping, Rachel weeps for her children; she refuses to be consoled for her children, for they are gone.
What we learn from Rachel's tears is that, when a person's actions surpass his or her obligations, God will reciprocate in kind - which is to say, beyond what they deserve according to conventional justice.
On the contrary, tears are the soul's response to a profound experience.
www.torah.org /learning/women/class48.html   (1212 words)

 Questions & Answers: Crocodile tears
My naturalist friends tell me that crocodiles can’t cry, because they have no tear ducts—they would be useless in an animal that spends so much time in the water.
The eyes can produce secretions to moisten the lids if the animal is out of the water for a while, but these are hardly tears.
I am told, though, by people well versed in crocodilian biology that the glands that moisten the eyes are so close to the animal’s throat that the effort of swallowing forces moisture from them, so giving the impression of tears.
www.worldwidewords.org /qa/qa-cro1.htm   (401 words)

 96 Tears - ? and the Mysterians
Flip through any number of "golden oldies" stations today and your bound to hear this song at least once in every twenty-four hour period.
The fact that this group has been passed by, it's a "crying" shame - excuse the pun.
Of course "96 Tears" made them famous, and the radio and general public remember that song quite well.
www.pharaohweb.com /96tears.html   (213 words)

 Tears (Getty Museum)
Like the emotive expression of a silent screen star in a film still, the woman's plaintive upward glance and mascara-encrusted lashes seem intended to invoke wonder at the cause of her distress.
The face, however, belongs not to a real woman but to a fashion mannequin who cries tears of glistening, round glass beads; the effect is to aestheticize the sentiment her tears would normally express.
Man Ray made this photograph in Paris around the time of his breakup with his lover Lee Miller, and the woman's false tears may relate to that event in the artist's life.
www.getty.edu /art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=44253   (151 words)

 Autumn Tears   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In May 1997, Autumn Tears released their second full-length album, "The Garden of Crystalline Dreams - Love Poems for Dying Children: Act II.
Erika left Autumn Tears after "Act II's" release to pursue writing her novel.
As a bonus, an additional and exclusive track titled "The Intermission," was also included on the repress, in which Jennifer LeeAnna made her debut appearance.
republika.pl /user07/autumn-tears   (355 words)

 The Emma Animal Rescue Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TEARS is very passionate about, and proud of its pro-life policy.
TEARS is a non-profit, pro-life animal rescue society.
We rescue abused, neglected and abandoned animals, and provide them with veterinary care, shelter and food until they are adopted by a loving family.
www.tears.org.za   (101 words)

 Download flowing tears mp3 - all artist song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Teardrop Trailer ~~Tiny Tears~~ Teardrop Trailers Information Site Entry Page
With the goal of being the teardrop trailer builder's premier source of information and products, "Tiny Tears" provides the following products to help the builder througout his project.
This trailer was originally bought on an eBay auction sometime in the summer of 2003 and was shipped to Rhode Island in pieces.
The "Tiny Tears" shop is temporarily operating out of Arlington, VA for one year so it was a good time to start the restoration of the Uni.
www.tinytears.cc   (1601 words)

 Tears   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Download autumn tears mp3 - All singer songs free!
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