Ergonomics 101 – “Why Your iPhone or iPad May Be Causing You Pain”

Your digital communication devices aren’t just reliable for killing time on the bus—they’re also great for prematurely aging you and breaking all kinds of things in your body. Or at least, that’s what some experts are saying. According to ergonomics professionals cited in this New York Times article, mobile phones, laptops and tablets are all … Continue reading Ergonomics 101 – “Why Your iPhone or iPad May Be Causing You Pain”

Ergonomics 101 – “Why Your iPhone or iPad May Be Causing You Pain”

Your digital communication devices aren’t just reliable for killing time on the bus—they’re also great for prematurely aging you and breaking all kinds of things in your body. Or at least, that’s what some experts are saying. According to ergonomics professionals cited in this New York Times article, mobile phones, laptops and tablets are all … Continue reading Ergonomics 101 – “Why Your iPhone or iPad May Be Causing You Pain”

Ergonomics 101 – “Why Your iPhone or iPad May Be Causing You Pain”

Your digital communication devices aren’t just reliable for killing time on the bus—they’re also great for prematurely aging you and breaking all kinds of things in your body. Or at least, that’s what some experts are saying. According to ergonomics professionals cited in this New York Times article, mobile phones, laptops and tablets are all … Continue reading Ergonomics 101 – “Why Your iPhone or iPad May Be Causing You Pain”

“But We’ve Always Done it This Way: Top Ten List”

What does that really mean? Perhaps you just asked a question at a committee meeting. The room went silent and at least one person pointedly explained to you that "We've always done it this way". The rest of the group either chimed in or nodded their heads in arrogant approval. Some might even have glanced … Continue reading “But We’ve Always Done it This Way: Top Ten List”

“But We’ve Always Done it This Way: Top Ten List”

What does that really mean? Perhaps you just asked a question at a committee meeting. The room went silent and at least one person pointedly explained to you that "We've always done it this way". The rest of the group either chimed in or nodded their heads in arrogant approval. Some might even have glanced … Continue reading “But We’ve Always Done it This Way: Top Ten List”

Employee Safety: Buying Overseas Clothing, U.S. Flouts Its Own Advice, Buys $1.5 Billion A Year From Violators

Clothing the American Government’s Employees: In many overseas factories producing garments for the United States government, conditions are harsh and pay is low. | Photo Credit: Meredith Kohut for The New York Times WASHINGTON — One of the world’s biggest clothing buyers, the United States government spends more than $1.5 billion a year at factories … Continue reading Employee Safety: Buying Overseas Clothing, U.S. Flouts Its Own Advice, Buys $1.5 Billion A Year From Violators

Why “Actual” Facts Are Crucial In Accident Investigations

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCkL9UlmCOE Ever Hear About The Lady Who Spilled Coffee On Herself At McDonald's, Then Sued For Millions? It's really unbelievable what happened to Stella Liebeck. You just have to watch to see how the media turned on this little old lady who lived in Albuquerque. Obviously a villain, right? And at 5:00, prepare to see … Continue reading Why “Actual” Facts Are Crucial In Accident Investigations

Texting And Walking – Maybe This Is A Solution?

  Seeing Eye People are a safe and practical solution for those people that insist on texting and walking at the same time. City Transportation departments could easily fund this venture with their excess revenue and make a significant dent in unemployment. Graduating college students could start off as interns and advance into a full … Continue reading Texting And Walking – Maybe This Is A Solution?

Update! Reglatory Confusion & Oversight Lead To West Fertilizer & Chemical Company, West Texas Explosion & Fire

Courtesy of MSNBC All In Part 1Courtesy of MSNBC All In Part 2 Before 270 tons of ammonium nitratet exploded at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant last Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security “did not even know the plant existed,”  ranking Republican on the DHS House committee Bernie Thompson said Monday.According to Reuters, 270 tons of ammonium … Continue reading Update! Reglatory Confusion & Oversight Lead To West Fertilizer & Chemical Company, West Texas Explosion & Fire

Even the FCC Thinks It’s Dumb That We Have To Turn Off Electronic Devices During Takeoff

By Will Oremus FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski takes a stand on behalf of common sense. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Based on no evidence whatsoever, the Federal Aviation Administration for years has required airplane passengers to turn off all electronic devices during takeoff and landing. Let the record show that the long list of people … Continue reading Even the FCC Thinks It’s Dumb That We Have To Turn Off Electronic Devices During Takeoff