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Robots to Perform Surgeries

Google and Johnson & Johnson are teaming up to develop robots that can perform surgery, robotic assistants to help doctors during surgery.
Johnson & Johnson already makes a lot of medical equipment. Google’s role in the partnership will be to explore new ways on a software and hardware level to improve that equipment.
The companies will bring together capabilities, intellectual property and expertise to create an innovative robotic-assisted surgical platform capable of integrating advanced technologies with the goal of improving health care delivery in the operating room. 

 

Robotic-assisted surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery that uses technology to give surgeons greater control, access and accuracy during the surgical procedure while benefiting patients by minimizing trauma and scarring, enabling accelerated post-surgical healing. 
The transaction is expected to close during the second quarter of 2015. Financial terms were not disclosed.

 

 

A Robotic Fridge that Moves Via a Remote Control

A robotic fridge has been developed so you can direct it to come to you wherever you are.
A new refrigerator modeled after the series’ R2-D2 robot has been developed by Haier Asia’s AQUA brand, according to Gizmodo. And it isn’t just any old fridge: This product moves on its own via remote control.
Unfortunately, the refrigerator has a battery that needs to be recharged in order for it to remain mobile, though this may be a small price to pay for robotic convenience. The refrigerator holds 12 cans and has all of the flashing lights that R2-D2 features in the popular films.
If you’ve always wanted your refrigerator to come to you when you’re on the couch, your dream may soon come true.

Heather Mills

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For those of you who do not know her, Heather Anne Mills was born on January 12, 1968. Moreover, she is an English media personality, and a model. In fact, she first became recognized by the public in 1993, when a collision that happened between her and a police motorcycle in London, which lead to the amputation of her left leg below the knee. However, she continued to model using a prosthetic limb and sold her story to a tabloid newspaper. Keep on reading this article if you want to know more about her.

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Synopsis

Heather Mills is known as: a British activist, a philanthropist and a former model. She was born on January 12, 1968, in England, Aldershot. Moreover, when she was just a young adult, she started modeling. However, while she was in London, in 1993, a collision between her and a police motorcycle happened. As a result, Mills had an amputation of her left leg below the knee. Moreover, she was largely interested in activism, and used her plight in order to bring awareness to the suffering of refugees. Additionally, in 2002, she got married to Sir Paul McCartney, Beetles member, after she met him at a charity event a few years earlier. Moreover, the couple had one daughter, and then got divorced in 2006.

Good Deeds

Carmencitta Magazine - Heather miller 3In addition to being a humanitarian worker, Heather Mills is also committed to fight for animal rights.

Moreover, she uses the campaigns in order to demand people and companies to stop the use of cat and dog fur when manufacturing clothing. Additionally, she and her then husband, visited eastern Canada in order to protest in the annual seal hunt over there. She is an active member of PETA and Viva!, Britain’s leading vegetarian, vegan and animal rights organization. She is a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Association of the USA. Mills is a patron the Adopt-a-Minefield and proceeds from her updated autobiography, A Single Step, will be donated to that cause.

 

POPE FRANCIS

Early Life and Education

Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on December 17, 1936, to Italian immigrants. As a young man, Bergoglio underwent surgery to remove part of one of his lungs due to serious infection. He graduated from a technical school as a chemical technician . In March 1958, he entered the novitiate of the Society of Jesus.

Bergoglio taught literature and psychology in 1964 and 1966. He studied theology and received a degree from the Colegio of San José from 1967 to 1970. Moreover, he finished his doctoral thesis in theology in Germany in 1986.

Entering Priesthood

Bergoglio became a priest in December 1969. He began serving as Jesuit provincial of Argentina in 1973. He later returned to the Colegio of San José, where he served as rector (1980-86) as well as a professor of theology.

On May 20, 1992, he became titular bishop of Auca and auxiliary of Buenos Aires. In February 1998, he became archbishop of Buenos Aires. In February 2001, he was elevated to cardinal by Pope John Paul II, named the cardinal-priest of Saint Robert Bellarmino. In 2005, he became president of the Bishops’ Conference of Argentina, serving in that position until 2011.

Becoming Pope

On March 13, 2013, at the age of 76, Jorge Bergoglio became the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church. Becoming the first American citizen  and first Jesuit priest to be a pope. He adopted the name Pope Francis. Prior to 2013, Pope Francis had served as both archbishop and cardinal for more than 12 years.

The tone of his papacy, which has become admired globally, was established long before his elevation to the church’s highest position. However, when they named him to that post, the media quickly picked up on stories of his humility. News circulated about the fact that he would choose to live in a simple two-room apartment rather than the luxurious papal accommodations.  He broke traditions that have been upheld by popes for more than a century.

Reasons why you should be investing in a Land

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In the matter of fact, a vacant land is one of the most misunderstood real estate investments in the world. Moreover, people think that buying an empty land is not a good thing because it just sits there, it gives you no income, and it is boring. However, a vacant land is able to produce some serious cash flow and it’s one of the best investments in the world because of its hands-off nature and versatility. Here are the reasons why you should be investing in a land.

You don’t need to “do” Anything to the Property.

 

Carmencitta Magazine - Reasons why you should be investing in a Land 2When you buy an empty land, you will not have to do anything to it, no construction, no renovation, and no nothing. However, you need to take into consideration on thing: is it suitable for building and construction? If the answer is yes, you will already be winning a huge amount of money, because when someone needs a land in order to buy a house or anything, you will be able to sell it and win.

An empty Land is a “Hands-Off” Investment.

 

Carmencitta Magazine - Reasons why you should be investing in a Land 3If you have already invested on a land that has a house on it, you will be able to remember: dealing with tenants, toilets, bugs, mold, lawn care, leaking roofs, bursting pipes, broken furnaces, and the hundreds of other issues that come with owning a built on land. However, an empty land will not involve ANY of those things.  Once you buy it, it sits there, and nothing happens.

Land is Very Inexpensive to Own as a Long-Term Investment.

 

This only happens when you are able to find a piece of land for the right price in order to buy. In fact, once you do so, you will be keeping mortgage payments, utility bills, the cost of property insurance, and property taxes money in your pocket. Moreover, this is a good way to help you keep your cash somewhere and forget about it.

Invention of the day: Head Massager

Invention of the day: Head Massager

Invention of the day: Head MassagerEvery day, we encounter new and weird inventions that get us into thinking of what they were made for. Today we are going to tell you about the Vi- Band. In fact, this is a headband that was made in order to be worn on the head to massage it. It is a hands-free head massager that vibrates over your temples and forehead, built into a simple headband.

When is it convenient to be used?

 

Invention of the day: Head MassagerThe best time this headband can be used is after a long and tiring day at work, school or university. Moreover, a long day can have bad consequences like a very bad headache. As a result, you will want someone to rub your temples, however, there is nobody around to do that, and your hands are too tired to do it for yourself. In fact, you do not need someone to do it for you, nor you need yourself, because there’s a group of engineers out there who already took care of that for you.

What is it made of?

Invention of the day: Head MassagerIn the matter of fact, the Vi-Band is a neoprene band that has brushless vibration motors that are built into it in an exact location over your head’s pressure points, which allows you to get a massage without begging anyone to do it for you. Moreover, it has an integrated printed circuit board that lets you select massage modes depending on your needs. This headband has a battery that can be recharged via micro USB.

Who made it, and how much it costs

Invention of the day: Head MassagerIn fact, the Vi-Band portable was made by Mind Rocket, Joe, Matt, Ryan and Tucker who are actually a team of rocket scientists with a serious sense of humor. Matt and Ryan are twins. Moreover, the company has made it affordable and rechargeable, because relaxation should not be an exclusive domain for rich people, and rechargeable because “Your head’s comfort shouldn’t depend on a pink bunny with an affinity for percussion instruments.” It only costs 30$ to own this invention.

 

A Guide on How to Buy Shares

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In order to become a trader, you will need to take your time because there are a variety of factors that can affect you. In fact, the most required thing is patience is required, however, the benefits that you will be getting due to your patience are worth it. Moreover, there are some steps that you need to follow in order to become a trader and buy shares. Keep on reading if you want to find out what the steps are.

Know the basics

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Basics are very important, because without them, you won’t be able to do anything. Before starting anything, you need to acquire a certain basic knowledge about shares and the stock market. In fact, if you start without this basic knowledge, you will reach a place where it is impossible to know what you’re doing.

Carmencitta magazine - How to Buy Shares 2Open a practice account

Opening a practice account will help you understand the concept of buying and selling shares in the stock market. In fact, this account will help you experiment with strategies without even losing any of your money! Moreover, by having a practice account, you will get used to technical analysis.

Carmencitta magazine - How to Buy Shares 3Subscribe to a news site

When you subscribe to a news site, you will receive news before, after, and during a market day. In fact, knowing the news, will help you understand what economic factors influence the direction of the stock market. Moreover, the most important part is the morning report, because it is able to predict whether the market will start up or down, which will enable you to make better trading decisions.

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In fact, this is the most important step. When you pay for a course, you will have a huge commitment to becoming a trader, a commitment that you need to take if you’re serious about making substantial money from the stock market.

 

Biography: Larry Page

Lawrence Page aka Larry Page is a computer scientist and an Internet entrepreneur. He founded Google Inc. in partnership with Sergey Brin. In addition, he is the CEO of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc.

Early Life

Larry was born on the 26th of March, 1973 in East Lansing, Michigan, U.S. His father is Carl Vincent Page; “Pioneer in computer science and artificial intelligence”, as Will Smale said; a BBC reporter. In addition, his mother is Jewish, her name is Gloria and she used to be a computer programming instructor in Michigan State University; the same place where his father used to be a computer science professor. However, Lawrence was not raised in a religious way.

 Larry and Computers

Page’s house, as he said, was full of things that had to do with technology and first generation personal computers. When he was 6 years old, his parents let him play with their PCs, so he developed a love for technology and computers. Larry was the first kid in his school who made an assignment on a word processor. Lawrence’s brother was also a reason, because he taught him how to take everything apart and see how things worked. Later on, Larry realized how much he likes technology and was eager to know how to invent new things.

Education

Larry went to Okemos Montessori School from 1975 until 1979. In 1991, he graduated from East Lansing High school. Furthermore, when Larry was in high school he took saxophone classes for 2 summers.

As for university education; Page has a Bachelor Degree of science in computer engineering – University of Michigan.

In addition, He got a Master Degree of science in computer science – Stanford University.

Moreover, his PHD research that he did with Sergey Brin, Became the most searched and downloaded scientific document in the history of the internet.

More about Larry

Page likes investing in renewable energy technology. He encourages the idea of cars that work on electricity and in a present investor in Tesla Motors. Furthermore, he is married to Lucinda Southworth and has two children.

Why Music Affects Us

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Music and language are uniquely human. A world without either would be hard to imagine. They are aspects of our need to communicate. So it could be said that, as is true of language, when music “speaks” our emotions “listen.”

Why and how does music speak to our emotions? To answer that, we need to consider: (1) the way that our brains process music; (2) our emotional makeup and cultural backgrounds, which influence our reaction to music; and (3) language, which can also affect our reaction.

Music and the Brain

Carmencitta Magazine - Why Music Affects Us 1Some suggest that language and logic are predominantly functions of the left side of the brain, while music is processed in the right side of the brain, which deals largely with feelings and emotions. Whether this is so or not, it is obvious that music evokes spontaneous reactions from listeners.

There is a closer relation between hearing and emotional arousal than there is between seeing and emotional arousal. . . . Seeing a wounded animal or suffering person who is silent may produce little emotional response in the observer. But once they start to scream, the onlooker is usually powerfully moved.”

Music, Lyrics, and You

One school of thought maintains that a given piece of music has a similar effect on all listeners. However, another says that reaction to a melody or song reflects an individual’s present state of mind or previous experience. An example of this might be when someone who has lost a loved one in death hears a certain song. The song may bring back memories and cause sadness or even cause tears to well up in the bereaved person’s eyes. Others who are not in that situation may sing that same song with a joyful heart.

Carmencitta Magazine - Why Music Affects Us 3jpgMusic helps to connect words or ideas with emotions. Hence, few television or radio advertisements are presented without musical accompaniment. Often the words do not make much sense. However, if the right background melody is used, the advertisement will play on the listeners’ emotions. How true it is that the aim of most advertising is to make buying an emotional response rather than a logical one!

Whereas advertising may have an undesirable effect on the public’s pocket, there is a much more serious downside to the power of lyrics and melody. Through lyrics repeated over and over again, songwriters teach adolescents to disregard others’ opinions and to “hang tough.” Moreover, the messages conveyed by controversial rap lyrics can permeate the emotional makeup of the listener and result in antisocial behavior.

So, to avoid contamination of the mind and the heart, we must be very selective in our choice of music.

Victoria Woodhull; a women rights’ activist

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For those of you who do not know her, Victoria Woodhull was an activist, spiritualist, politician as well as an author. Moreover, she was the first woman to run for the presidency of the United States. In fact, Victoria spent a big part of her life being a women rights’ activist.

 “I come before you to declare that my sex are entitled to the inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

—Victoria Woodhull

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Victoria Woodhull was born in Homer, Ohio, on September 23, 1838. As an activist, in 1870, she created Woodhull and Claflin’s Weekly, that helped her express her ideas on a variety of activist topics. The creation was a radical publication. Moreover, the journal used to also publish the first English translation of Karl Marx’s The Communist Manifesto. Moreover, Victoria, in 1872, ran for the U.S. presidency on the Equal Rights Party. Woodhull later moved to England and wrote more activist works. In 1927, she died in England.

Women’s rights activist

Woodhull was a strong supporter of women’s rights. Moreover, she used to often speak in public on behalf of women’s suffrage, while addressing the Congress on the issue. In fact, Victoria was always seeking to become more politically active, in order to establish the Equal Rights Party. After a while, she ran for the U.S. presidency on the political group’s ticket in 1872.

Carmencitta Magazine - Victoria Woodhull 5Due to her many relationships and radical ideas, Victoria Woodhull became a target for public scrutiny. In fact, the first time she got married was when she was only 15 years old, at that time, she got married to Canning Woodhull and the couple had two children. After a while, they got divorced, and Woodhull got married twice more. Moreover, she was reported to have multiple relationships. Her public remarks about sexuality and social reforms were also held against her. And her support of socialism—a political and economic philosophy that was considered radical at the time—may have alienated some, as well

 

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