Do People Become More Conservative As They Age?
Amplify’d from drx.typepad.comDo People Become More Conservative As They Age?For as long as I can remember, the popular wisdom has been that aging increases conservatism. Conservatives who were liberal in their youth frequently report that maturity and experience account for their shift away from liberalism. But anecdote is not evidence. That older Americans are more conservative than younger...
Here is a photo of a hardhat which saved a life.
Amplify’d from www.safetyphoto.co.ukHere is a photo of a hardhat which saved a life. The construction worker was struck by a falling tool which penetrated his helmet and would have almost certainly killed him if he had not followed site PPE rules.Workers overhead OSHEM Solutions is an Environmental and Safety Consultancy which provides a range of services throughout...
Teacher banned for life for being useless
Amplify’d from www.dailymail.co.ukThe first teacher banned for life for being uselessA teacher who is judged to be incapable of ever improving his work has become the first to be banned for life from the classroom due to incompetence. Nisar Ahmed will never reach ‘requisite standards’ of teaching and cannot work in state schools again, a panel ruled. The General Teaching Council for...
Politicians with no brains
Amplify’d from www.caledonian-comment.comAnd just to illustrate the quality of political decision making about the cuts, pictured above is an artist’s impression of a new British aircraft carrier, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, which will be completed in 2015 and because of the current round of defence spending cuts will carry no aircraft ! Seems like a consistent defence policy to me ……… Aircraft...
Take a Study Break to Refresh
Amplify’d from www.sciencedaily.comNeed a Study Break to Refresh? Maybe Not, Say ResearchersScienceDaily (Oct. 14, 2010) — It could happen to students cramming for exams, people working long hours or just about anyone burning the candle at both ends: Something tells you to take a break. Watch some TV. Have a candy bar. Goof off, tune out for a bit and come back to the task at hand when...
Seguridad y Salud VenezuelaAmplify’d from seguridadysalud.wordpress.comSi bien la probabilidad de una descarga electrica no es alta en general en la mayor parte de los call centers que inspeccione observe condiciones como estas:RIESGO ELECTRICORecordemos que la labor del CAT es la atención de clientes vía telefónica y para esto se usa una central telefónica especial y un HEADSET (auricular manos...
Russian worker safety
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Subscription-Only Firefighters For Standing By And...
Amplify’d from thinkprogress.orgHumane Society Condemns Subscription-Only Firefighters For Standing By And Letting Animals Die In Fire As ThinkProgress has been reporting all week, South Fulton Fire Department firefighters from Obion, Tennessee, stood by and watched as the Cranick family’s home burned down because their fire-fighting services were available on a subscription basis only, and the...
Stupid Idea #2
will it support a few ton of concrete - no chanceAmplify’d from www.geekologie.comOct 7 2010New Door Helps Prevent Injury During QuakesRead more at www.geekologie.com See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/c6n7
Stupid Idea #1
Ergonomics at its best!Amplify’d from www.gizmodiva.comThe CartDesk for frequent travellers Whoever thought that a luggage trolley could convert into to a desktop for your notebook computer, or to a writing surface? But that is exactly what the CartDesk does. It is a real blessing for frequent travellers. Read more at www.gizmodiva.com See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/c6mt
The Worst Neighbors in America
The Worst Neighbours in the world more likeAmplify’d from drx.typepad.comThe Worst Neighbors in America I’m going to take a wild guess and say that the woman in this video never learned to play well other children.Read more at drx.typepad.com See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/c6ki
Apprentice series six in chaos as all contestants...
Amplify’d from newsarse.comThe Apprentice series six in chaos as all contestants join RMT UnionThe new season of The Apprentice was thrown into chaos last night amid rumours that all potential contestants had joined the RMT Union under the stewardship of Bob Crow.The contestants were lured by RMT promises of zero sackings - televised or otherwise - regardless of their performance, or indeed the...
On the lighter side - the cost of ink
True reflectionAmplify’d from drx.typepad.comDr. X’s Free AssociationsOn the lighter sideSee more at drx.typepad.com See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/c0yo
pocalyptic images of London
Amplify’d from newslite.tvApocalyptic images of London’s nightmare futuresRun for your lives, Piccadilly Circus has flooded, there’s a shanty town encircling Buckingham Palace and camels are being used in the Horse Guard Parade. Well not quite, but these are some of the nightmare possible futures faced by London according to artists Artists Robert Graves and Didier Madoc-Jones. The...
'UFO' collision threat shuts down Chinese airport
Amplify’d from www.sott.net ‘UFO’ collision threat shuts down Chinese airport London - An airport in China was forced to shut down to prevent packed passenger jets crashing into a UFO. The ‘flat and tubular’ object hovered two miles from Bootee in Inner Mongolia, a part of China. Astonished officials said it then zoomed in to circle the airport before...
Study finds brainstorming 'rules' can lead to...
although some businesses have no ‘brains’ to stormAmplify’d from www.micro-nanonews.comStudy finds brainstorming ‘rules’ can lead to real-world success in business settingsResearchers have long held that there are steps that can be taken to make brainstorming sessions more productive. New research from North Carolina State University finds that these recommendations...
Shimmying stewardesses take off online
Amplify’d from www.gmanews.tvCebu Pacific shimmying stewardesses take off onlineOne of the latest YouTube videos out of the Philippines to take off and go viral is a recent post by YouTube user “wingco1129”, showing flight attendants of Cebu Pacific Airlines, a local carrier, conducting the usual pre-flight demonstration while dancing to a mashup of Lady Gaga’s “Just...
Brazilian Blowout Found to Contain Formaldehyde
Amplify’d from www.modernmom.comBrazilian Blowout Found to Contain Formaldehyde The hair treatment that everyone’s raving about, called the Brazilian Blowout, has been found to contain formaldehyde by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This chemical treatment promises straight and manageable hair for up to 12 weeks and comes with a hefty price tag — typically anywhere...