The Magnificent Meteor Crater in Flagstaff, Arizona

July 9, 2019 0

Many of those who grew up in Arizona have fond memories of family trips going up to Flagstaff, Arizona. It is fascinating how you can drive up from an arid desert to a vast pine forest in just a two hour drive up the I-17. Camping trips and visits to the Grand Canyon are common. But the meteor crater often sticks out in my mind.

The meteor crater is a vast meteorite impact crater. It is around 3,900 feet in diameter and around 500 foot deep. I am always in awe when I take a visit there. I believe early childhood visits to the meteor crater site are what ignited my passion for astrophysics and all things space.… Read the rest

The Effects of New Technologies on Customers

June 13, 2013 3

Developments in technology over the years have changed the way that businesses interact with their customers. Gone are the days when a customer relationship management (CRM) program took care of all customer interactions. Social media has become a major influencer with the development of review sites and the sharing of information. Mobile and other touch devices are also changing the way we interact. This is all influencing the way that business is carried out and the way we interact with our customers.

Technology influences customer’s attitudes and behaviors. Opportunities exist and unfortunately dangers are lurking out there too. This requires a change in marketing focus as it should include the influence that emerging technologies have on customer behavior.… Read the rest

New Space Race is a Supernova of Investing Opportunity

June 1, 2013 1

For people who are interested in both space travel and investing, now would be a good time to look into putting some money into the stocks of some of the major players in the space travel business.  Lockheed and Boeing have always been two big names that give government contracts to develop parts for NASA’s rockets.  Recently, however, there are even more companies in which to invest, as we are at the dawn of a new space race.

This space race is not between countries, so much as, between companies; private companies experimenting with ways to bring space travel to the ordinary people. … Read the rest

Texting and Driving – A Modern Lethal Practice

April 26, 2013 1

By: Anthony Cervezes

While social media has been a fantastic way for the automotive industry to connect with it’s clients and enthusiasts, there is a more sinister side to the otherwise innocuous and fun time-waster: texting while driving.  Texting while driving makes you 23 times more likely to get in an accident, not to mention that in the US it has been made illegal in 30 states.

What’s worse is that texting while driving is, according to several studies, worse than drunk driving.  Car and Driver ran an independent test to determine the reaction time of a drunk driver versus that of a texting driver. … Read the rest

Next Day Blinds $200 Givaway

November 9, 2010 0

Next Day Blinds, a quality window blinds and coverings provider in the Washington-Baltimore area, is giving away $200 towards any Next Day Blinds order this week. Find out more about this giveaway.… Read the rest

Obama lays out new US space policy

July 6, 2010 0

President Barack Obama on Monday laid out an overarching new US policy on outer space, calling for more international and private sector cooperation on exploration, climate change and orbiting debris.

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Swiftrank’s as best portrait of Andromeda Galaxy

November 26, 2009 0

The NASA Swift satellite is out there searching for distant cosmic explosions.   Swift  has also taken the highest resolution ultraviolet portrait of the Andromeda Galaxy a neighboring spiral galaxy of ours.  The galaxywhich is known as M31 in the constellation Andromeda, is the largest and closest spiral galaxy.… Read the rest

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