Radios Prove Useful After Hokkaido Quake

Radios prove useful after Hokkaido quake

A survey has found that radio was the most useful means of getting information after a powerful earthquake hit the northern Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido a month ago.

The quake had the maximum intensity on the Japanese scale of zero to seven.

Nintendo Wii Useful In Treating Parkinson’s Disease

Nintendo Wii useful in treating Parkinson’s diseaseResearchers developing therapies for people with Parkinson’s disease have found that patients practicing their balance on the Wii Balance Board will reduce their risks of falling.

According to the study, patients who utilized the Wii equipment in conjunction with other treadmill and cycling exercises increased their Tinetti Score 18 from about 22.3 to 26.6.

Honda Redding Heads To Mugello With Useful Moto2 Championship Points Lead

Honda Redding heads to Mugello with useful Moto2 championship points leadThe tricky Le Mans conditions upset the applecart in the all-Honda-powered Moto2 class, with earlier race winners Pol Espargaro and Esteve Rabat (both Tuenti HP 40 Pons Kalex) crashing out early on in close formation. Another 2013 winner, Nico Terol (Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2 Suter) joined the growing crash list.

Fujitsu Esprimo X: Not Only A Useful Tool In The Office!

Fujitsu ESPRIMO X: Not only a useful tool in the office!Today NGOs have to be really creative to generate awareness of their mission and to mobilize public support for their cause. “Previously I traveled with a slide projector from lecture to lecture, but that´s doesn’t work anymore. To reach our target audience and to make our work in South America more tangible, we now need to use up-to-date professional media,” says Lorenzo von Fersen, the founder of the independent environmental and nature conservation not-for-profit organization Yaqu Pacha, which for the last 20 years has carried out projects for the conservation of marine mammals in South America.

Honda To Strengthen Functions Of Internavi-related Smartphone Apps To Provide Useful Information For Disaster Prevention/mitigation

Honda to Strengthen Functions of Internavi-related Smartphone Apps to Provide Useful Information for Disaster Prevention/MitigationHonda announced plans to further advance notification functions such as tsunami warnings for the Internavi LINC for Honda automobile owners in Japan and Honda Moto LINC for motorcycle owners in Japan, smartphone applications that utilize Honda's Internavi car navigation system ("Internavi-related apps"). Moreover, starting at the end of this month, Honda will add a new function that displays the "Evacuation Map" created by a volunteer group at Nikken Sekkei Ltd., upon the issuance of disaster warnings, such as tsunami warnings.