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7 years ago
A pacemaker is a device that is placed in one's chest or abdomen to help regulate abnormal heart beat by sending electronic pulses to the heart. People suffering from arrhythmias usually have this device implanted. Recently, scientists have created a new device that is worn around the heart like a glove that sends pulses to the heart and can keep a heart beating regularly for an indefinite amount of time. The membrane has a “spider-web-like network of sensor...
7 years ago
NASA recently released a photo of Martian soil shot by the opportunity rover. Twelve days later opportunity took the same shot, but the second shot had something a little extra. In the second shot there was an oddly shaped rock, kind of like a jelly filled doughnut. NASA left the rock alone only but was sued by an astrobiologist Ron Joseph for not releasing what the image of the oddly shaped rock. Although NASA claimed they took a look at it and confirmed it was a rock, Joseph said he wanted more ...
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7 years ago
I've been browsing Google Plus lately mainly in search of marketing groups that best suit my interests. I realized something that is quite noticeable, but can be overlooked at the same time: the amount of social media marketing groups there is compared to the rest of the marketing world. The obvious reason is that social media is becoming the easiest way to market a product or business. Television and the Internet attract more consumers these days than traditional methods of advertising such as billboards and print items. This video has a lot of helpful hints one can utilize to grow their busi...
7 years ago
I was exploring different groups on Google+ when I came across a space group named SPACE.com. They have numerous facts and articles talking about the known universe. One article in particular, which caught my attention, talked about exo-planets living in the Milkyway Galaxy. Essentially, scientists have found a planet that share the same characteristics as Earth's but only several times bigger and thus creating more gravi...
7 years ago
You're on your phone, something distracts you, so you put the phone away only to end up laying or sitting on the device and ultimately breaking it. Well lucky for you, Samsung and LG has unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Round and the LG G Flex. What makes these phones stand out is that it has what seems to be "healing powers". In actuality, the phones are said to be fixed with a flexible and curved screen. This, in turn, will most likely save your phone next time you misplace or accidentally drop it on the floor. Although this phone is rumored to be released sometime next year, people are readyi...
7 years ago
There is a lot of controversy when it comes to how video gaming affects the human mind. This controversy has led to experiments on avid video gamers. The results of the experiences show both a positive and negative effect on the mind. For the positive aspect of gaming on the mind, cooperation and teamwork was seen among gamers who play multi-player games, as well as having a higher level of perseverance and a strategic mindset. As for the negative influence of gaming on the human mind, the subjects who play alone showed a deal of isolation and a lack of social skills. An increase in aggrav...
7 years ago
Some inventions usually wow people: the first car in the late 1800s, the Wright Brothers and the airplane in the early 1900s and the first man on the moon in the mid 1900s. All these ideas were deemed impossible because it never crossed a lot of peoples mind. Now in the 2000's, we've combined brains with technology to probe Mars, and that idea is being taken a step further. Recently, a non-profit team from Netherlands created an awesome project named Mars One. The idea of the project is to send four humans to Mars to spend the rest of their life there by...
7 years ago
NASA and other space exploration programs have come a long way since Apollo's first man on the moon mission. NASA recently funded the University of Washington to build a fusion-powered rocket. The Fusion Powered Rocket, this new rocket will have the power to send humans to our neighboring red planet, Mars, in about thirty days. This new breakthrough in science technology, if it works as planned, will put NASA in a position...
7 years ago
There are different aspects most people overlook when it comes to marketing. The psychological part of marketing is one of the very important aspects: targeting the brain to make people want certain products. This form of marketing is used way more than most know or expect. Psychological marketing requires the study of shoppers, taking note of what they look forward to as well as what the consumer want out of products. You must also take into account the satisfaction of consumers and what we can do to the goods we sell to enhance such good feelings. Surveys and statistics also play a role in t...
7 years ago
Inflation affects everyone, especially for-profit business. These rising prices are making it difficult for some businesses to compete, especially if the competitor has lower prices for their goods. When setting a price for a good or service, it is important to make sure the price is reasonable for both the business and costumer. Setting prices too low can see the company financially suffer, but also setting the price very high will force most costumers to shop elsewhere. Those likely to continue shopping at a store with high prices for their goods tend to be very loyal to the store or bra...