Swedish research and experimental design studio, the Interactive Institute, is focused on the use of 'new media,' the emerging digital and communication technologies of tomorrow. From its research, the Institute often embodies its findings in designs that not only implement new technologies, but have lifestyle implications embedded into its crisp, modern functional products. To illustrate, here are five Institute designs purposed with modifying your home energy use.
British researchers surveyed 1,000 persons who suffered TIAs or minor strokes and found that a majority of the patients were unaware of the symptoms of stroke or what to do about them. Most surprisingly, people of all demographics - age, gender, education, and socioeconomic status - were equally unaware of how to recognize a stroke.
The March issue of the peer-reviewed Social Psychology Quarterly, a journal of the American Sociological Association, will contain an article entitled "Why Liberals and Atheists are More Intelligent." Though certain to cause some outrage, the investigator has collected some statistically significant IQ evidence that supports his theory.