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Treadmill Desk a Potential Tool to Prevent Diabetes

While Americans rate the economy and terrorism as their top two fears a much greater threat to the health and security of our nation, measured in lives lost and economic costs, silently looms in the background: sedentary diseases such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes. A study released today by the Centers for Disease Control… Keep Reading


Smartphone App Can Rate Beauty

Tav Shande today announced an Android version of Vanity(TM) 2.0, the world’s first face-Rating App for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. The innovative mathematical tool for measuring the attractiveness of any human face can now be enjoyed by millions of Android and iPhone users. The update to the popular app is now available on… Keep Reading


Author Stages Bed-In to Elect Schwarzenegger President

When No.1 New York Times bestselling author Ian Halperin was five years old, John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged their Bed-In for Peace at Montreal’s Queen Elizabeth Hotel. Forty years later, Halperin is planning to stage a bed-in of his own, but for a very different cause — electing Arnold Schwarzenegger President of the United… Keep Reading


Rhinoplasty Cosmetic Surgeries Drop 34% in Last Decade

In 2009, rhinoplasty accounted for nearly 10% of the total cosmetic surgical procedures performed, according to a study conducted by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. However, over a nine year period, rates of rhinoplasty procedures performed have decreased by 34%. One possible reason for the decline may be the level of experience and… Keep Reading


Combat Robots to Battle at Fifth Annual ComBots Cup

Combat robots from around the world will once again make the annual pilgrimage to California to fight for the glory of the ComBots Cup, a giant trophy coveted by builders the way baseball players covet a World Series ring. The robots are about the size of a red wagon, but zoom at speeds of 40… Keep Reading


Employment for Utility Solar Power May Grow by More than 20 Percent

The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) today hailed the release of a first-of-a-kind report that shows empirical evidence for the potential for job creation by utilities integrating solar power onto their electric grids. The National Solar Jobs Census 2010, conducted by The Solar Foundation and Green LMI with technical guidance from Cornell University, is the… Keep Reading


Make Time for the Outdoors, Boost Economy

The Federal Government is hopeful that the summer season will see an increase in the number of families that are heading to the great outdoors for some family fun. While the travel plans have been booming this season, the leaders of the country are hoping that travelers will be patronizing many of the natural wonders… Keep Reading

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