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2012-06-26 23:00:38

Kilgore Economic Development Corp. in Kilgore, Texas, joined forces with plastic bag manufacturer Pak-Sher to offer recycling incentives to the community with great results. The "Celebrate What's Right' program exceeded expectations, and the company has plans to expand the program. Kilgore, Texas (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 National bag producer Pak-Sher is encouraging local schoolchildren to keep plastics out of the landfill and in the recycle chain with an incentives program that has exceeded...

2012-05-09 21:33:39

Caltech researchers find that loss aversion may be the culprit In sports, on a game show, or just on the job, what causes people to choke when the stakes are high? A new study by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) suggests that when there are high financial incentives to succeed, people can become so afraid of losing their potentially lucrative reward that their performance suffers. It is a somewhat unexpected conclusion. After all, you would think that the...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.