Most people associate GPS technology with avid hikers, military operations, or—perhaps more commonly—as a built-in phone app for directions to that place you can never quite remember how to get to. What most people don’t realize is that GPS technology is being used to save lives around the world, from monitoring the positions of airplanes and trains to prevent crashes, to locating kidnapped children or lost hikers. The following are a few ways GPS tracking technology saves lives around the world. >> Continue Reading

Ever hear of the “doorway effect”? It’s what happens when you walk through a door and forget what you were saying, doing, and even why you passed through the doorway in the first place. You’ll be heading for the kitchen with every intention of making yourself a peanut butter sandwich, get there, completely blank on your purpose for being there, and confusedly resign yourself to a dinner of leftover rice and ranch dressing. All thanks to the doorway effect. >> Continue Reading