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2014-02-13 23:27:32

A’ Design Award & Competition invites designers, design institutions and product manufacturers from all countries to submit their innovative baby products for award consideration. Como, Italy (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The A’ International Baby Products Design Awards (BPDA) recognizes outstanding baby products which demonstrate exceptional product features, innovation, safety and aesthetic qualities. Entries are especially considered for their qualitative aspects that make them...

2014-02-03 04:22:25

AULI, Norway, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies by leading scientists find evidence that Back App [http://backapp.eu/en ] improves posture and decreases stress. Thanks to recent studies by leading scientists at European universities, there is evidence that Back App, a chair designed to reduce back pain for office-workers everywhere, not only makes it easier to sit upright but also improves your posture and decreases stress. Scientists Wim Dankaerts,...

2014-01-31 23:21:20

According to Forbes, only 8% of Americans keep their resolutions. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 According to Centrum, Austin is one of the top 10 Healthiest Cities in America; and since getting healthy is the top New Years Resolution let VARIDESK™ help you achieve your goal. VARIDESK™, a line of adjustable height sit-stand desks that promote a healthier and more productive work environment, is making its mark as the industry’s most affordable and easy-to-use solution to...

2014-01-30 23:32:37

HealthPostures executives attend government sales training conference with a focus on offering quality ergonomic products to government agencies. Burnsville MN (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Three top executives from HealthPostures, an ergonomics design and manufacturing firm, attended the Minnesota Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MNPTAC) Training Conference. The training conference was held in Minneapolis, MN earlier this month. The government sales training conference was held one...

2014-01-17 23:20:24

OrCam can read any printed text and will tell the user when it sees a face or a location that is stored in its memory. OrCam’s text-to-speech deployment is based on IVONA SDK Text-to-Speech libraries for applications and devices. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 During the last couple of years we have witnessed the development of a variety of new mainstream devices and software that allow people with vision impairments gain more independence. IVONA Software is bringing its text-to-speech...

2014-01-14 23:22:42

Orascoptic® announces the release of the new BodyGuard® Pro adjustable chair specifically designed for dental professionals. Middleton, Wisconsin (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Orascoptic®, designer of award-winning dental equipment, announces the release of the new BodyGuard® Pro adjustable chair specifically designed for dental professionals. According to an Orascoptic representative: “We are delighted to offer dental professionals a brand new and uniquely designed...

2014-01-09 23:23:50

With a new year upon us, the spine experts at Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery has looked at the statistics involved with workplace injuries and put together 10 ways that you can work more safely, avoiding injury, and hopefully staying healthy in 2014. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 With a new year upon us, the spine experts at Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery has looked at the statistics involved with workplace injuries and put together 10 ways that you can work more...

2013-12-10 23:00:51

HIMS assistive technology equips new UN Accessibility Centre. UN staff and official visitors are now able to borrow state-of-the-art technologies for inclusion in meetings and events. New York City, New York (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The United Nations inaugurated its first Accessibility Centre with a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, on December 4, 2013, just one day after the observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The...

Brain Autopilot Typing
2013-12-06 11:25:21

[ Watch the Video: Can You Type On Autopilot? ] Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As I type this, my brain is not really aware of what my fingers are doing. At least that’s what a new study says. Conducted by a team of cognitive psychologists from Vanderbilt and Kobe universities, this new study concludes that we are able to automatically perform complex activities without necessarily being mindful of the mechanics involved. The study focused on typing...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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