According to Stanford researchers, the answer is “very effective.” The researchers took bike helmet airbags as well as traditional bike helmets and strapped them onto mannequin heads. They suspended the mannequin heads upside down several feet over a hard surface and then dropped them. The heads had sensors in them to measure changes in acceleration.
I even started to wonder if maybe I should wait for the stock market to crash again, and then just put money into the stock market when there’s “blood in the streets”. But I don’t know. If there’s anyone else on the forum who has been in a similar situation, I’d love to hear some of your been there, done that wisdom.
According to results released by Walmart Monday, 13 percent of the 3.4 billion shares were voted against the re election of Duke to the company’s board. Nearly early 13 percent were against Chairman Robson Walton, the son of founder Sam Walton, and 15.6 percent went against former CEO Lee Scott. A little over 13 percent of the votes were cast against Christopher Williams, chairman and CEO of The Williams Capital Group, who serves as chairman of Walmart’s audit committee..
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileIt’s a sad time for fans of Paula Abdul. Yesterday, the erstwhile pop star revealed (via her Twitter account) that she would not be returning as a judge on the 9th season of American Idol, the hit FOX show on which she has appeared since its 2002 premiere.Though some have questioned the veracity of Abdul’s claim, I don’t think she’s savvy enough to pull off a publicity stunt of this scale. And if she’s in cahoots with the Idol producers, it’d be a rare instance of Abdul demonstrating self direction and tenacity in her professional life.Idol stands as the most stable gig on the performer’s rsum, but throughout her career, Abdul has made a number of choices that are questionable at best.
Lobos veteran Steve Berlin was on board to produce as Ball vocals and piano are joined by her band, friends, a guest horn section and more. As the party dips into blues shuffles, Latin and Louisiana grooves her piano hints at boogie woogie, swamp blues, zydeco and other styles. She was going for a Ray Charles big band feel on the number I Glad I Did What I Did, an admission that she still enjoys her job at 69..
In identifying competitors, companies often find themselves in a difficult position. On one hand, they want to show that they are unique (even under the investors’ broad definition) and list no or few competitors. However, this has a negative connotation.