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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

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Grandma and Grandpa on Facebook

Written on September 06, 2010 by R. Depp

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Don’t be surprised when you receive friend requests from your grandparents.

Pew Internet administered a research which suggested that more old people are joining the social network scene. But how is old? The age bracket the study covered was 50 and above.

In 2009, only 22 percent of the old people are using the social network websites to stay in touch with their families. A year later, the statistics doubled to 42 percent. This trend debunk the idea that elders are likely to be technophobic. It also lead to the increase of the overall social network users to 86 percent.

Mary Madden, the researcher, commented about the result of the study, “email is still the primary way that older users maintain contact with friends, families and colleagues, but many older users now rely on social network platforms to help manage their daily communications.”

With this happening, we can say that social networks is gradually becoming a natural way of life.

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A Bright Future for Online Socialization

Written on July 06, 2010 by Japhet Writ

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We can create, nurture, and gear up a relationship over the internet. Can it still be like this for the next ten years?

Based from the survey results of the Pew Internet and American Life Project on the future of online socialization, the online community has a bright future that can go on for the next decade. Most Internet specialists believed that the Internet is going to add to the texture and mood of social interactions and not the other way around. And 85% out of the nearly 900 “technology stake holder and critics” who responded to the opt-in survey agree that the effects of online world will remain positive for the next ten years.

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