How Is Technology Affecting Your Family and Children?

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in Health, Technology | No Comments
How Is Technology Affecting Your Family and Children?

Once upon a time, children and bicycles went hand in hand. These days it’s technology that’s in their hands — iPods, iPhones and other smartphones, tablets and gaming consoles. Children’s interest in this technology is undeniable. In response to this, parents try to encourage children to watch educational videos online and schools often attempt to […]

Four Ways to Avoid Technology-Related Health Risks

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Business, Health, Technology | No Comments
Four Ways to Avoid Technology-Related Health Risks

Americans use electronic media 11 or more hours a day, according to Nielsen’s Total Audience Report. This puts them at risk of many technology-related health problems. The bulk of this time is taken up by traditional activities like watching TV and listening to the radio. But it also includes time glued to smartphones, computers and […]

Climate Models Show Mordor is as Hot as Texas

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Science, Technology | No Comments
Climate Models Show Mordor is as Hot as Texas

Using a computer model, a scientist simulates the climate of Tolkien’s Middle Earth, and finds some similarities to Modern Earth.

The Accidental Researcher: Crowdsourcing Brain Function Studies

Posted by on Jun 22, 2013 in Science, Technology | 8 Comments
The Accidental Researcher: Crowdsourcing Brain Function Studies

You may think you’re playing games to keep your brain active, but you’re really helping researchers understand how lifestyle affects brain function.

Healthy Habits (iPhone Health App Review)

Posted by on Nov 4, 2012 in Fitness, Health, Technology | One Comment
Healthy Habits (iPhone Health App Review)

Review: Staying healthy is impossible without good habits. The Healthy Habits health app (iPhone) gives you the support and structure to develop new habits.

ZocDoc – Doctor Appointments Online! (iPhone Health App Review)

Posted by on Oct 17, 2012 in Health, Medicine, Technology | 4 Comments
ZocDoc – Doctor Appointments Online! (iPhone Health App Review)

This health app review gives you the lowdown on the ZocDoc doctor scheduling app. Staying healthy means more than eating right … find a doctor easily.

Run Better With a Hovering Robot Partner

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in Fitness, Health, Technology | No Comments
Run Better With a Hovering Robot Partner

A helicopter drone that flies ahead while you run could give you motivation to exercise, stay fit, and run better.

Texting Is Killing the English Language … LOL

Posted by on Apr 14, 2012 in Business, Technology, Writing | No Comments
Texting Is Killing the English Language … LOL

English is dying. Stabbed in the heart with LOL stakes. Knocked upside the head with ROFL clubs. The alleged perpetrators: mumbling, angst-ridden teenagers who’d rather download the latest illegal music than write a comprehensible sentence. Editorials and blogs across the Internet proclaim that texting is ruining the English language. The reports of the death of […]

Throw a Retractable Lifeline to Your Gadget

Posted by on Jan 24, 2012 in Technology | No Comments
Throw a Retractable Lifeline to Your Gadget

This stylish new accessory keeps your gadget safely at hand. Remember the day when your iPhone or iPod became your lifeline to the world? Well, it’s time to return the favor. With the new iKeep — or iKeep Charger — you no longer have to worry about dropping your gadgets on the sidewalk or losing […]

Online Associateʼs Degree in Computer Science and Programming

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in Business, Technology | No Comments
Online Associateʼs Degree in Computer Science and Programming

Computer science and computer programming professionals are needed in many businesses, corporations and organizations, including airlines, banks, hospitals and universities. They write computer programs, design software, manage computer networks and update web pages that enable the organizations to carry out their business functions and operate in an interconnected world. An online associateʼs degree in computer […]