Given how fast the subscription box trend has blossomed, its hard not to wonder whether there are similarities to other digital age retailing novelties that experienced a boom and then ultimately a slow fizzle. LivingSocial’s and Groupon’s daily deals model once seemed poised to transform retailing. Now, both companies have slashed their workforces and are trying to shift their business models.
High blood pressure or hypertension is a condition where a person has a systolic blood pressure greater than or equal to 140 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure greater than or equal to 90 mmHg, according to the CDC. Left untreated, it is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. People with high blood pressure are four times more likely to die from a stroke and three times more likely to die from heart disease.
In the case of the shirt, the TEM is placed on the chest, much like Tony Stark Arc Reactor that powers the Iron Man suit. But rather than providing unlimited amounts of energy, the module is tasked with providing warmth or cooling by interacting with both an inner and outer facing layer of fabric. The two layers of fabric would sandwich a flexible network of heating and cooling elements that can be used to regulate core temperature while still maintaining the flexibility, permeability, and breathability of the garment.Nike patent goes into great detail on how to integrate the thermoelectric module and its temperature controlling mesh with various fabrics and how placing the TEM in certain areas can have an impact on performance.
A friend of mine wrote a Facebook post that discussed these ideas in connection to the recent death of rapper Phife Dawg, citing the fact that he was only 21 years old when he helped A Tribe Called Quest record the seminal album The Low End Theory. He wrote: “I feel like, these days, society really pushes you to delay your dreams and goals, because you feel too young and foolish to be ready to do anything big.” To me, there seems to be this imaginary threshold that we continuously seek to cross over that falsely signifies that we are now able to contribute to the world at large, but in reality, many young people impact the world all the time. It is certainly possible, and the only threshold is the one built into our own minds..
Lord recently replaced its old plant in Erie with a new factory nearby, but its headquarters remains in North Carolina. Zurn decided in 2015 to move its base to Milwaukee because it saw Wisconsin as a hub for water industry leaders. Of the factory buildings are decades old, too dilapidated and maze like to efficiently run an assembly line that needs wide open spaces.