Author Archives: pulsedaily

Google says it will use recycled materials in all of its hardware products by 2022

Google today pledged to include recycled materials in all of its Made By Google products by 2022. The portfolio currently includes hardware like Pixel phones, Pixelbooks, Google Home speakers, Nest, and accessories like phone cases and charging stands. In an interview with Fast Company, Google said it had begun using recycled plastic in Chromecast devices and used plastic bottles to ...

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This Is Why It’s Nearly Impossible to Study Pain

Imagine you have been asked to define pain by your doctor. They might have asked for a rating on a scale from zero, no pain, to 10, unbearable pain. Or you chose from a selection of faces ranging from happy to tearful. Maybe you answer with your words and gestures. You may have even drawn on a human outline found ...

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Keep the USPS in the Package Delivery Business

The United States Postal Service has delivered small packages since the founding of the Republic and, in 1912, Congress specifically authorized and directed the USPS to deliver all sorts of packages to our homes and our offices. Unfortunately, thanks to recent proposals in Washington, Americans might find fewer packages coming in the mail and more coming from private companies. If ...

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Survive The Apocalypse In These Doomsday Bunkers

Gone are the days of modest Cold War fallout shelters dug by hand in the backyard of the family home. Instead, we are living in the time of luxury underground doomsday bunker mansions. Yep, it’s a booming business. After all, Mr. and Mrs. Carter need somewhere to go when the economy collapses and the air starts turning us into flesh-eating ...

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Bernie Sanders Campaign Officially Hit with Federal Labor Complaint

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders will face a National Labor Relations Board investigation into an allegation that the campaign retaliated against staffers in Iowa who complained about their pay. The Vermont independent’s campaign had signed a contract with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400 assuring that campaign staff in Iowa would be paid $17 per hour, $2 above ...

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Pain and gain: Skin nerves anticipate and fight infection

Pinch yourself. If you feel pain, it’s thanks to specialized nerve endings in the skin. And, in a surprising discovery, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine demonstrated that pain-sensing nerves also help fight skin infections and prevent its spread, suggesting a new type of immunity. The findings, based on studies in mice, were published today in the ...

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This New York Jets Player Has Saved 90% of His Income

One of the more depressingly accurate stereotypes when it comes to professional athletes is that quite a few of them are horrible with their money despite making millions. Somehow, some way, professional athletes can have the propensity to end up virtually penniless despite cashing paychecks worth more than what many Americans can make in a year. As the Star Tribune ...

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What is a healthy blood pressure?

Almost half of American adults have high blood pressure, or hypertension. It’s often called the “silent killer” because people often don’t have any symptoms and many don’t know they have it. What is blood pressure? Blood pressure refers to the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, according to the American Heart Association. When your heart beats, it pumps ...

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Survival Axe Has 30 Ways To Keep You Alive

From backcountry emergencies to backyard projects, the Survival Axe Elite probably has a tool to see you through. Off Grid Tools imagined a number of worst-case scenarios in fashioning this formidable-looking multi-tool. Gas leak? Keep explosion risk at bay with the gas valve shut-off wrench. Car plunge into icy water? Use the seatbelt cutter and glass breaker to escape. Camp ...

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