Monthly Archives: September 2011

The End of StumbleUpon? Blog Functionality Being Phased Out, Users Headed to Tumblr New Media Services @ForHireMedia.com

http://forhiremedia.com/social/the-end-of-stumbleupon-blog-functionality-being-phased-out/ The End of StumbleUpon? Blog Functionality Being Phased Out, Users Headed to Tumblr From the page: “Word around StumbleUpon is that the social bookmarking site, powered by its ever-popular and addictive toolbar, will soon do away with their blogging … Continue reading

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Power of suggestion affects heart arteries| Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/16/us-power-suggestion-idUSTRE78F50X20110916 Power of suggestion affects heart arteries Simply suggesting that a treatment will ease chest pain may not only dampen the pain, but directly alter heart arteries, a small study concludes. From the page: “Among 30 patients having a procedure … Continue reading

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Meditation and Prayer: Does It Help Entrepreneurs Succeed?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/22/meditation-does-it-help-e_n_972369.html Meditation and Prayer: Does It Help Entrepreneurs Succeed? From the page: “Entrepreneurs behave just like most Americans when it comes to religion — but with one spiritual twist. They’re significantly more likely to pray several times a day or … Continue reading

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Joan Armatrading – Willow (Live in the Studio)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kl3i1GMuyeU Joan Armatrading – Willow (Live in the Studio)

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‘Stingray’ Phone Tracker Fuels Constitutional Clash | Asiance Magazine

http://www.asiancemagazine.com/2011/09/22/stingray-phone-tracker-fuels-constitutional-clash- ‘Stingray’ Phone Tracker Fuels Constitutional Clash From the page: “Stingrays are one of several new technologies used by law enforcement to track people’s locations, often without a search warrant. These techniques are driving a constitutional debate about whether the … Continue reading

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Mozart motivates sewage treatment microbes – The Local

http://www.thelocal.de/sci-tech/20110921-37705.html Mozart motivates sewage treatment microbes Operators of a sewage treatment plant in eastern Germany have saved around 10,000 Euros over the last year – apparently by playing Mozart to their microbes. They are now calling for scientists to come … Continue reading

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Return of a Killer Volcano – ScienceNOW

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2011/09/return-of-a-killer-volcano.html Return of a Killer Volcano From the page: “What if one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recent history happened today? A new study suggests that a blast akin to one that devastated Iceland in the 1780s would waft … Continue reading

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