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2013-06-27 23:02:18

Neutral Posture develops an office chair with a detachable bullet resistant vest to protect employees and reduce fear in the work place. Bryan, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Fresh off the assembly line, The Guardian Chair came back from the NeoCon office furniture expo in Chicago as the winner of the Best of NeoCon award. Neutral Posture, a Texas-based designer and maker of ergonomic chairs, manufactured the chair for the employee that doesn’t need to wear a ballistic vest all day, but wants...

2013-06-25 23:32:11

iLid Touch SMARTdesks, created for all-in-one computers and touch screen interface, are shown in use at Peirce College, Philadelphia. Lets classroom be used with or without computers, making the transition in seconds; prevents damage and mishaps by replacing stand. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Keeping pace with advancements in technology is an ongoing design process at SMARTdesks. When educators at Peirce College, Philadelphia, wanted to institute multi-use classrooms using HP Envy...

Physical Environment Affects Honesty And Behavior
2013-06-25 05:18:52

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Lord Acton is credited with saying “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” A new study involving some of the leading business schools in the nation, led by Columbia Business School, reveals Lord Acton may have gotten it right. The study, published in the journal Psychological Science, demonstrates that expansive physical settings, such as having a big desk to stretch out while doing work or a large driver's seat...

2013-06-24 23:03:22

San Jose area comfort solutions company features two new products in June. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 We’ve Got Your Back introduces new ergonomic products for the month of June. Whether catching up on e-mails in the kitchen or multi-tasking over breakfast on the phone, the versatile Move by Varier allows for 360 degrees of movement. It is height-adjustable, allowing for customers to select the perfect position that suits them. The flexible standing support has a graded disc base, so its...

2013-06-21 23:17:00

The attorney from the firm of Gemma Law Associates, Inc., says the National Safety Council’s focus on ergonomics during National Safety Month is a ‘good starting point’ for employers. Providence, RI (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Rhode Island workers’ compensation lawyer Mark W. Gemma said today that the National Safety Council’s focus on ergonomics for Week 4 of National Safety Month should be shared by the state’s employers. The National Safety Council (NSC) observes National Safety...

2013-06-20 23:03:02

A' Design Award and Competitions are pleased to announce that the project Vinno 80 by Nicola Butti for Buttistile Design has been acknowledged with the famous Platinum A' Design Award in the Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Category. Como, Italy (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 A' Design Award and Competition is happy to share that the project Vinno 80 by Nicola Butti for Buttisstile Design was awarded with the famous Platinum A' Design Award in the Scientific...

2013-06-19 23:04:51

Today's office environment is changing for the better as it evolves to include upright working options. One such option, Focal's Locus Workstation, which features the stand up desk and revolutionary leaning seat, has just won BUILDINGS Magazine's 2013 Product Innovations Grand Prize for Furniture Systems, and is soon to be the most coveted workspace in the office. Portsmouth, RI (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Focal´s Locus Workstation featuring the revolutionary Locus Seat--the first seat to...

2013-06-18 23:24:46

Debut eBook from WorkWhileWalking.com is the definitive guide to treadmill desks — the best way for workers to combat sitting disease — what experts call the “new smoking”. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 WorkWhileWalking.com, the Web´s leading destination for treadmill desk product reviews and advice, today announced the release of its first eBook, “The Complete Guide to Treadmill Desking.” Featuring content compiled from health experts, treadmill...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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