Unexpected Solar Weather Is Causing Satellites To Plummet From Orbit

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Solar cycles are approximately 11-year-long periods where the Sun’s magnetic field shifts. These cycles are riddled with solar activity that is at its most intense during the solar maximum. The current cycle, solar cycle 25, is starting much stronger than expected. This could pose trouble to the many satellites orbiting the Earth’s upper atmosphere. Strong solar activity, like solar winds, sunspots, and coronal mass ejections make the upper atmosphere much denser. It’s like the satellites are swimming against the current; they’re being pulled down much faster than ever before. Read full article here

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Growing stronger and losing weight without putting in the effort seems like a fairytale, right? Electrical muscle stimulation might make the dream come true. During EMS, a full-body suit sends out electric charges that stimulate your muscles as if you’ve actually worked out. Older people, in particular, are reaping the benefits. Since they can’t do traditional strength training anymore, EMS is a viable alternative that keeps them healthy and strong. Some evidence suggests that the benefits go beyond strength training; EMS seems to promote cell growth and slow down the ageing process! Read full article here


Billboards, Mailers And Guerilla Tactics: How Old-School Marketing Is Making A Comeback

Billboards make a lasting impact on the general public, more than most digital advertising options. As a result, they’re making a comeback! One company has gone beyond returning to the tried-and-tested marketing medium. Blip blends the impact of a billboard with the digital age. It shows a rotating selection of ads in major cities through their large displays. Best of all, companies can see an estimated impact before they commit; Blip calculates the estimated impressions based on the ad’s frequency, length, and crowd size. Read full article here

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