Monthly Archive: April 2015

Data Loss And Hard Drive Recovery Services

Data loss is a massive problem in today’s society. Statistically, 6% of all the data stored on any hard drive (from laptops to phones to databases) gets lost every year. Although that sounds like a small amount, that 6% can make the difference between your child’s first steps, to a loss of your vital customer data and leads. According to the Strategic Research Institute, 50% of companies with a data outage lasting longer than ten days, will go out of business.

With these numbers, it makes incredible sense to have a data recovery service available to you in the …

Groundwater: A Major Resource We Should Care For

gwamrMost of us have seen polluted streams and lakes. But one of the biggest threats to our drinking water is invisible, because the water itself is underground. We asked Dr. Katta J. Reddy, a senior research scientist at the Wyoming Water Resources Center, to explain what groundwater is and why it needs to be protected.

What is groundwater?

Usually groundwater is defined as the water trapped in the pores beneath the soil, in the pores in the rocks. It supplies our nation’s wells and springs. Groundwater moves like a river–fast at one place, and slowly at other places.

Why is

Are You Risking Hearing Loss?

riskhlossRick set the radio volume so he could barely hear the words, then turned off the car. “What are you doing?” asked Jeff.

“My drumming magazine said this is a quick way to check the loudness of a rock concert. If we still are able lo hear and understand the words on the radio after we’ve been to a concert, then the music wasn’t too loud,” Rick explained.

After the concert, Rick turned on the car radio, but the teens couldn’t hear anything. “That music gave us a short-term hearing loss.”

Jeff shrugged. “One rock concert can’t hurt.”

“The magazine …

Choking: How To Stop It And Save Lives

chohtsIn November 1994, Christina Swick, 18, was on the school bus, headed home. As usual, the bus was filled with laughter and shouting. Then, someone in the back yelled out, “Hey, Charlie’s choking!”

At first, Christina and the other students from John S. Battle High School in Mendota, Virginia, didn’t react. Charlie Carroll often sounds like he’s choking, even when he isn’t. He has Wilson’s disease, a neurological impairment due to excessive copper in the liver and brain. He can’t talk or control his muscles.

But then the same person yelled, “Something’s really wrong with Charlie! He was eating a …