Mood Disorders Might Be Genetically Linked

Mood Disorders Might Be Genetically Linked Everyone’s just a little bit crazy on the inside, or so the saying goes. If the statistics are anything to go by, then the old saying is rather accurate. Studies show that everyone has fought off a mental illness at least once, usually in the form of a mood disorder, like depression or social anxiety disorder. In fact, most people have experienced a bout with mood disorder at least once in their lives without even being aware of it, particularly in the case of people who have suffered from seasonal affective disorder. These problems are quite common and, in most cases, go by without causing any truly permanent damage to a person if they …

Get Instant Energy — Without Those Energy Drinks!

Get Instant Energy — Without Those Energy Drinks! In today’s world there is no such thing as too much energy. Everyone wants energy, as much as they can pack in. And they want to have the energy instantly. Energy drinks have filled in this modern human need quite effectively. They give you the instant burst of energy that you always wanted. Energy when you need it — like flicking a switch. Many people go for energy drinks at times of increased physical and mental stress — to improve their alertness, concentration, and performance. Surveys have shown that many of the world’s top athletes and drivers consume energy drinks. Many people with active lifestyles depend on energy drinks to revitalize their …

The beginnings of Aikido

The beginnings of Aikido The name aikido is formed by the combination of three characters in the Japanese language. Ai, which means joining; ki, which means spirit and do, which means way. These three words actually summarize the essence of aikido as a form of martial art— the joining of the spirit to find the way. It was only in the period from 1930s to the 40s that the name aikido was officially accepted as the name of the martial arts form. Aikido uses techniques that do not damage or kill unlike other forms of martial arts. The movements and skills being taught are just meant to divert attention or immobilize people. This is perhaps the reason why most people …

A Concise Guide To MICR And Associated Technologies

A Concise Guide To MICR And Associated Technologies Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) was developed to utilize the benefits of computer technology in the banking industry. Prior to the use of a MICR line, check sorting by account number was a manual process. Two systems were previously used to handle the large numbers of checks processed in the banking industry: Sort-A-Matic and Top Tab Key Sort. The Sort-A-Matic system included 100 metal or leather dividers numbered 00 through 99. Each check was placed in the corresponding divider by the first two numbers of the account. The sorting process was then repeated for the next two digits of the account number, and so on. When the process was complete, the checks …