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2013-12-16 10:15:48

Professional hockey players who trained with special eyewear that only allowed them to see action intermittently showed significant improvement in practice drills.

Smartphone App Shows TSA Screeners Often Miss The Rare Items
2013-12-05 06:48:33

A smartphone app, developed by Kedlin Co., allows the casual gamer to pretend they are a baggage screener and the game is more popular than you may think. Researchers have found in a new study that screeners, based on the app game, often miss the rare items.

2012-06-13 13:03:54

No matter how much time you've spent training your brain to multitask by playing "Call of Duty," you're probably no better at talking on the phone while driving than anybody else.

2011-05-20 12:54:46

Strobe-like eyewear designed to train the vision of athletes may have positive effects in some cases.

2010-04-21 06:29:05

As airport security employees scan luggage for a large variety of banned items, they may miss a deadly box cutter if they find a water bottle first.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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