Monthly Archives: August 2010

Happy Weekend! Good News for August 27, 2010

Cheers! It’s the weekend again! College Freshman Is a Senior Citizen Jack Slotnick is the oldest incoming student in Lynn University’s history. According to the American Association of Retired Persons, 7 percent of people over 65 pursue higher education. Since … Continue reading

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Starbucks’ Latest Blend

Starbucks is launching a new digital network to try to make customers’ experience a little more social. How does free Wi-Fi and an in-store digital network offering news and entertainment sound? Customers will be able to access this network later … Continue reading

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Satellites Use Ripples in Space to Detect Tsunamis

Looking for cheap insurance companies and got sidetracked… Tsunamis occur when rock and water collide. Outer space would seem like the last place to use an instrument to detect a tsunami…or would it? Tsunamis produce “internal gravity waves” in the … Continue reading

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Trees Farm Bacteria to Help Supply Nutrients

Some trees growing in nutrient-poor soil may get what they need by cultivating specific microbes to create compounds they need. These microbes are very efficient at turning inorganic minerals into nutrients. Think of it as a health savings account for … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend! Good News for August 6, 2010

The new baby is now one month old. How fast time flies. Needing good news? Here’s some food for your soul. NASA Helps Celebrate 100 Years of Scouting Scouting is endemic to NASA’s astronaut corps. More than 200 astronauts were … Continue reading

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Good Friendships Key To Healthy Living

Yep…friends are more important than your ugg boots. A recent report has determined that social connections (friends, family, neighbors or colleagues) improve odds of survival by 50%. Comparison of social interaction to more well-known risk factors: – Equivalent to smoking … Continue reading

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