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Name: distraction
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

Seeing Machines, EMD sign pact

Seeing Machines Ltd. said Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 it "has signed a strategic agreement with Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. (EMD), a subsidiary of Progress Rail Services Corporation, a Caterpillar Co., related to in-cab operator fatigue and distraction monitoring ... [Published Railway Age - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Man, 89, falls victim to distraction burglary in Milton Keynes

A pensioner was duped into letting a man claiming to be from the waterboard into his home.An 89-year-old had a vanity case of jewellery stolen after the man told him he needed to turn off his water supply because his property was at risk of flooding.It ... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Child Sense: Positive discipline

With the current news about child discipline and spanking brought on by the conduct of various professional athletes, I thought we could take a look at positive discipline and the use of praise as a tool to shape a child's behavior.While discipline is ... [Published KansasCity.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Pensioner targeted during distraction burglary

Police are investigating a suspected distraction burglary which happened in the Kells area on Friday morning.An elderly gentleman was duped into letting three or four men into his home after they claimed to be from the water board. A sum of cash was taken ... [Published Ballymena Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Police probe distraction con

Monday, 22 September 2014POLICE are probing what they think was a failed distraction con in Bramshott. Two men told an elderly woman that they were plumbers who were working at another address on Church Road. They told the pensioner her house could be ... [Published Liphook Herald - 3 hours ago]
Entities: distraction, Plumber, Police
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Distraction burglaries warning

Police are urging Flintshire residents to beon their guard following three distraction burglaries over theweekend.Thieves targeted elderly residents inQueensferry, Pentre and Connah’s Quay, claiming to be either fromthe council or the Gas Board.The men, ... [Published North Wales Police - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Two men wanted over Barrs Court distraction burglary attempt

Comments (0)POLICE have released descriptions of two men involved in a potential distraction burglary in Barrs Court.A man in his 80s had his room searched in Allington Drive after he let someone in claiming to check water pressure.The man claimed to ... [Published Bristol Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Video Distraction: Do It At Home, America! Ep. 83

“Soap and water and common sense are the best disinfectants” ~William Osler Video courtesy Lester & Charlie googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1386288741770-3'); }); ... [Published Crooks and Liars - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Young drivers must hang up mobiles

Mobile phones are a distraction to drivers. Source: Supplied THE evidence is overwhelming that using a phone while driving is not only dangerous but potentially deadly. Research shows using your phone while driving makes you four times more likely to ... [Published Herald Sun - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Man, 90, robbed by bogus caller

A man claiming to be from the Northern Ireland Housing Executive has robbed the home of a 90-year-old man in Newtownabbey.The distraction robbery happened at 10am in the Barna Aquare area of Newtownabbey on Saturday.The robber claimed he was there to ... [Published NewsLetter - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Sterling farmer seeks to open organic store

Musty warmth carries the sour odor of fresh manure inside Sackett Family Farms Organic Produce second greenhouse. The sharp smell is distracting.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 21 2014]
Entities: Organic, farmer, distraction
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

In 10 days calling while driving is banned

Buy PhotoA driver in Burlington talks on her smartphone, something that will be illegal in Vermont starting Oct. 1. (Photo:RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS) Buy PhotoIn 10 days it will be more than a safe-driving recommendation that Vermonters put down their cellphones ... [Published Burlington Press - Sep 21 2014]

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He concluded as follows: "The chief danger to American education is that it will sell its birthright for a mess of pottage. The danger to it is that in seeking money it will sacrifice the purposes for which it exists."
"When we approach our time bandits, we must use finesse," Brown said. "There's no such thing as 'just saying no' [to interrupting requests]. Think through what you're going to say, and be as nice and empathetic as possible."
"Tinnitus is a big part of the music world. Performers, audio engineers and listeners of all types of music are at risk for noise-induced tinnitus and other hearing damage" writes Jennifer DuPriest, ATA director of Advocacy & Public Policy. 1
"There are a lot of surprising benefits to this rest time," writes Gifford. "First and foremost to your levels of productivity, working for long periods of time can be detrimental to your level of engagement with a certain task. Repeating tasks leads to cognitive boredom, which in turn halts your ability to thrive at whatever you're doing. The human brain just wasn't built to focus for eight hours at a time--the best way to refresh attention span is to take a break."

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Women’s sports: the next victim of tolerance [Published RedState Blog - 1 hour ago]
If society survives long enough it  will look back upon the first couple of decades of this century as the point where sexual deviance was mainstreamed in the name of tolerance, the deity du jour of the American left and libertarians. While most attention ...
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Tmj...it's been my distracted and depressorAm a 31 year old female , a mother of a 2 year old daughter and a medical resident.I have been having clicking in my left jaw when I was 19, stopped all of a sudden when I was pregnant at age 29. At age 30 a ...
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