Power and Economy in a Sedan

Power and efficiency can seem like contradictory qualities in a vehicle.  A big truck may have lots of towing power but relatively poor fuel economy for that long trip to the lake, making such trips more expensive for the driver.  On the other hand, a tiny hybrid coupe may have a driving range that ranges from California to Texas, but

10 Apps for Retail Productivity

As a retailer, you have a lot on your plate. From sales and marketing, to inventory, employee management, and accounting, it’s easy to feel like there are just not enough hours in the day to get all your tasks done. And if you’re a small business, there’s also the issue of cost. Most SMBs don’t have the resources to hire

Fighting the Winter Blues

It’s late autumn and thick layer of frost covers the ground. You feel wistful and maybe even a little sad. Surprisingly, there seems to be no reason for this feeling. Most of us can shake it off and get back to work or perk up with a hot cup of coffee, lots of chocolate and good company. Unfortunately, a rare

Why Laser Printers are More Efficient than Regular Ones

In times of financial austerity, all businesses are looking for effective ways to streamline their operations, to maximise efficiency and production and perhaps most pertinently, to reduce their costs. The amount your business spends on administration and office consumables can be difficult to calculate, track and limit, especially in a large organisation where a lot of people make use of

Top Five Technology Predictions For 2014

Technology trends are always on the rise. With each year we see new ideas come into play and the improvements of older ideas. With the internet integration of most technology, most of these advances are interlinked. Connectivity and usability are common themes amongst this year’s forerunners. 5 – Portability and Mobile Office As the workplace becomes more and more diverse,

The Science Behind Network Cabling Connectivity

For businesses or apartments, network cabling can help to connect a variety of different gadgets to each other on one specific cable network. This is one of the best ways to hard-wire all of the gadgets within the business or home, ensuring that everyone is able to easily access the Internet or cable that they have chosen. Learning about what

What Is Gum Disease And How Do You Treat It?

Gum disease is a common problem and its symptoms are unpleasant, for example swollen and sore gums. When you brush your teeth you could be spitting out a little blood. Your breath might be less than fresh and you may suffer minor aches and stinging. But thankfully gum disease, known to dentists as gingivitis or periodontal disease, is pretty easy to

5 FAQs For Rocking Med School

Becoming a successful medical student can be difficult, getting the good grades, the extra-curricular activities, and having a life all at the same time is a tough job. To top it off more and more is being expected of medical students these days. So how can you compete? Today we’ll go over exactly how you can become a successful medical

Potential applications of medicinal marijuana

Marijuana is a modern day drug which needs no introduction. Packed with a plethora of uses and benefits it goes without saying that this particular drug is currently ahead by a big margin in the race of medicines – in some areas, it’s giving a tough fight to some of the best medicines in the market. Since it is a

Save money by being eco friendly – sell your old laptop

In all likelihood, you are reading this text on a laptop screen. Even if it’s not exactly a laptop, it certainly will be a toned down version of a computer with a screen and thousands of small PCBs. The issue being pointed to here is the vast reach of electronic gadgets. Mobile phones, tablets and laptops are increasingly becoming very

Finding the Perfect Tech Gift

With the new year upon us, everybody is talking tech especially what’s in store for us in 2014. Personally I think we need a piece of tech or an app that will help pick the the winning Lottery numbers or the winner in the Aintree Grand National or any other horse race, come to that, but sadly we’ll have to

Six Booming Science Based Businesses You Didn’t Know About

In today’s entrepreneurial marketplace, science and business are becoming fast friends. Startup and venture capital newswire reports are awash with reports of science-based start-ups, many of which are underwritten or supported in some way by research universities like MIT, Emory, and Stanford (many of these same institutions also offer “startup how-to” courses to their post-doctoral research candidates). In this informative

Five Reasons Crohn’s Disease Prevents People From Working

Photo: diyhealth.com Have you been suffering from multiple symptoms that have disrupted your life and your doctor has diagnosed you with Crohn’s disease? While there is no cure, there are treatments that will help with the symptoms and may put your condition into remission. This is great for the short-term but what if the disease is severe enough to take

Business Intelligence Tools for Modern Healthcare

The often hectic nature common to the healthcare field can make recording vital information a time intensive and stressful task. Customer service remains a consistent concern for healthcare operations; maintaining effective customer service protocols requires the ability to develop an extensive business database that allows for detailed analysis. Businesses turn to healthcare business intelligence tools to optimize insight creation and

What Are Bat Surveys And Why Do I Need One?

A bat survey is basically a professionally recorded survey of the bats living in a certain area in accordance with the Bat Conservation Trust guidelines.

How to perform your own DNA test

Getting a paternity test may seem like an overwhelming and complicated task to anyone who has never gone through the process before. Even for those who know a little about DNA and the measures it takes to obtain a DNA sample, the process of getting a paternity test may seem unclear. If you don’t know how to get a paternity

Can You Trust a Breast Cancer Charity?

If you’ve lived in this world for 10 years or more, you realize that you need the help of other people to thrive. Life is better with friends and family you trust. Let a crisis or an emergency arise and the need to lean on others can increase suddenly, substantially. Being told that you have breast cancer is a time

A Fridge That Will Do Your Groceries For You?

Modern technology and the internet is now becoming a part of everyday kitchen appliances. And this is just the beginning. Read on to see how your future kitchen will look like. In the coming years it is a given that your home appliances will become smarter. This is a strange concept to grasp, but with the growth of the Internet

Being able to eat at your desk during the lunch break empowers you

Working through your lunch hour has often been a taboo subject, especially in the workplace – however, it appears that such a myth has been dispelled thanks to a recent study. A few months ago British health minister Anna Soubry stated that office workers must take a full lunch break instead of partaking in the “disgusting” habit of eating lunch

Top Circuit Training methods for 2013

Methods often remain similar or the same but people try and make small changes all the time that alternate depending on the individual aims and goals of the people involved. This means that we see trends in which kind of circuits are more popular, and there are often new training additions that can be made part of the circuit-training canon,