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Distractions Could Help Military Drone Operators Fight Boredom
2012-11-14 16:52:44

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Military drone pilots might find their job more interesting if they have some type of distraction, according to a new study. MIT researchers found that operators working with UAV simulations were less bored, and performed better, when they were just a little bit distracted. While pilots could find a bit of a rush flying around a drone, sometimes they have to spend their time watching and waiting, while the automated...

2012-10-24 04:02:39

The Mission Of Professional Life Coach Certification School Holistic Learning Center´s Inner-Net Of One Abundance Exchange Program Is To Help Co-Create A Global Transformation In Consciousness. Forked River, NJ (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Professional life coach certification school Holistic Learning Center has launched its Inner-net of One Abundance Exchange Program to license students, clients, independent life coaches and all interested parties to distribute its HuMethod Self-mastery...

2012-10-22 04:03:04

Emmanuel Onyechere Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe has won the Professor Odera Oruka Award as a Sage Philosopher. The award, which is conferred by the Philosophical Association, acknowledges the philosophical works of Emmanuel Onyechere Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe and the intellectual appraisals they have attracted from scholars all over the world. (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 Emmanuel Onyechere Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe has won the Professor Odera Oruka Award as a Sage Philosopher. The award, which is conferred by...

2012-10-18 12:51:46

A sociologist of religion from the University of Copenhagen has interviewed 21 young patients diagnosed with a life-threatening cancer about their religious beliefs. She concludes that a cancer diagnosis will not make young people, who are not religious already, turn to religion. But it can confirm already existing beliefs. "My research shows that young cancer patients' views on existential issues show consistency before and after the diagnosis: Their faith and their religious practices...

2012-10-10 04:01:02

Synaxis is expanding to Washington, D.C. with philosopher-in-chief Paul Welty and his staff offering technology, marketing and sales solutions to East Coast organizations valuing out-of-the-box analytical thinking. Martin Davis, a 12-year Washingtonian with extensive experience in the nonprofit and association worlds, has been hired as Synaxis´ director of client services, nonprofit and government. East Coast clients will benefit from Davis' experience and Welty's analytical skills honed...

Word of the Day
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.