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How To Bench Press 315!

A 315 bench press is the mile marker for many young trainees. Getting that third wheel on the bar is a sign to everyone that you’ve paid your dues and you are on your way. Not only does it signify an above-average level of strength, but it is a sign of things to come: more…

Occupational Noise and Industrial Deafness

Occupational noise, which is also known as industrial noise, is more than just a nuisance. It is considered to be a threat to the health and safety of employees and is considered to be so serious that there is legislation in place to protect workers from it. Occupational noise is normally associated with industries which…

Who Was Alexander Graham Bell?

Graham Alexander Graham Bell is most famous because he invented the telephone, but he was also a teacher of deaf and dumb people and a distinguished scientist. He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1847. Bell worked with his father, Alexander Melville Bell, who invented a system of lipreading for the education of   deaf   mutes …

Audio Enhancement Vs Forensic Transcription

Thanks to movies and shows like CSI and NCIS, people have unrealistic expectations about the audio enhancement capabilities of forensic audio examiners. In the world of fiction, not only can experts do the job with a click or two of the mouse, but they can make completely unintelligible speech completely clear and easy to understand.…

E-Books Vs Printed Books

With the digital invasion that is happening in our lives, one aspect that we never imagined as kids to change namely the basic process of reading a book has undergone a complete makeover. It was always hardback or paperback. Hardback mostly if it was a gift or some gigantic book, paperback if we got it…

Consulting Case Interview Preparation Guide Part 1

In general, case interview is very common in interviews with consulting companies, interviewer will measure a candidate’s attitude toward risk and comprehensive logical analysis ability with some cases, to see whether a candidate is flexible and can adapt quickly. There are two stages of case interview: preparative stage and formal case interview stage. During the…

Childhood Speech Dysfluency

Stuttering, or stammering as it is more often called in Europe, is one of the most common childhood speech disorders. It is lumped into the broader category of speech dysfluency. Normal speech dysfluency tends to be differentiated from stuttering in that it is less frequent, less bothersome to children, and less likely to be associated…

Emissions Codes – Decoding the OBDII Diagnostic Code

When the “check engine” or “service engine soon” light comes on, it doesn’t tell you what or where the trouble is, only that there’s trouble. You’ve hooked up your scanner to the vehicle computer and retrieved the OBDII diagnostic code. What does it mean? The “OBD” of OBDII – sometimes written OBD-II or just plain…

Dangerous Facts About Performance Enhancing Drugs

Performance enhancing drugs, as the name suggests, are typical drugs that can be taken for increasing one’s performance. These drugs are basically steroids taken by athletes and sportsperson who are genuine professionals. Also, certain other hormonal drugs, including human growth hormone stimulants might also be regarded as performance enhancing drugs. These enhancers were first used…

Alternative Medicines and the Modern World

In the western world we rely almost entirely on modern medicine to cure all ills. However, evidence has been growing for many years confirming the ability of many traditional and alternative medicines to prevent and treat a host of common ailments. These alternative medicines have for to long been at the edge of conventional medicine.…

Potential Wound Pathogens

Majority of all microorganisms are less than 0.1mm in diameter. No wonder they are called microorganisms and can only be seen with a microscope. Microorganisms can be classified into groups such as bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses. This categorization is on the basis of structure and metabolic capabilities of these microorganisms. Let’s look at these…

Princess Diana Charity Work Has Not Been Forgotten

From the moment that it was announce that she would be marrying Charles, the Prince of Wales, Diana found herself in the limelight by becoming part of the Royal Family. During the years from her engagement to Charles until her untimely death in a car accident, Diana managed to win many fans and admirers. Her…