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A Brief History Of The Trabuco

Posted by PhotoPhil on September 15, 2017 in Ancient War Machine |

The Trabuco is a medieval siege weapon that was used to crush stone walls or throw projectiles over the walls. The device uses a mechanism similar to that of a catapult. The weapon is sometimes called a balancing Trabuco to differentiate it from other weapons that are similar. In some countries such as France, Brazil and Portugal the word refers to large caliber revolvers and shotguns.

The Chinese were the first to use the Trabuco in wars amongst themselves in 400 AD. The weapon then gained popularity in medieval Europe between 500 and 600 AD. It was the dominant weapon of war before gunpowder led to its demise. The Mongols, a tribal group in China, used it extensively in their war campaigns between the 11th to 13th centuries. The Mongols preferred method of attack was to use the Trabuco to hurl hot and heavy stones at their neighbors, the Xiangyang and Fancheng. Several Persian engineers and the Byzantine Empire introduced the weapon to Europe and the Middle East based on dicionarioinformal.com.br. The North Germans were the first European nation to use the Trabuco.

The Trabuco works in a manner similar to a sling. The potential energy of the counterweight due to gravity is converted to kinetic energy in the projectile. However, some of the energy is lost due to energy loss caused by friction, heat and sound. The machine is quite large requiring a team of 15 to 45 men to put it in place and operate it. The men are divided into two groups that control the ropes used to maneuver the counter weight. There were some small Trabuco’s that were designed to be operated by one person. According to youtube.com the mass of the counter weight was directly proportional the velocity and distance travelled by the projectile. Medieval engineers recommended that the counterweight have a mass 120 times that of the projectile. Many modern physics instructors use the device to demonstrate the physical principals of kinetic energy and potential gravity.

Many modern day enthusiasts have built their own Trabucos for recreational purposes on zomato.com. They then have mock battles using foam balls, paper balls or grapes. People make either small ones for indoor use or large ones for outdoor use.

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Goettl: The New Standard in Air Conditioning Systems

Posted by PhotoPhil on September 11, 2017 in Air Conditioning Services |

When it comes to heating and air conditioning units, there is one company that outperforms the rest. Goettl Air Conditioning is the company of choice for people that live in and around Phoenix Arizona. This industry giant has been around since 1939, which should give you more peace of mind. Not only does the company specialize in cooling units, it offer services for heating, indoor air quality and for commercial HVAC services. In a report by AZ Central, Goettl is setting new trends thanks to its brilliant way of thinking. Here’s a bit more information on one of Arizona’s top businesses.

Owner Ken Goodrich did an interview earlier this year, and he explained how tough it was for him to bring new life back into the company. At the time, Goettl was a struggling business that had changed hands frequently throughout the years. It was so bad to where the former owner was cited for questionable business practices. There wasn’t much money coming in at the time until Goodrich made the purchase for ownership. One of the first things Goodrich did was to build up the brand’s reputation in which it already had hit an all-time low. This was no easy feat, but this guy had done it many times before. He approached the situation from an old-fashioned kind of way. This includes building the team’s moral and incorporating daily conversations between the employees. Goodrich also applied charitable donations to help clean of the brand’s reputation, which ended up bringing the company “back to the black.”

According to PR News, as of today, Goettl Air Conditioning is a thriving business with thousands of customers. It is the brand of choice for keeping cool in the summer as well as keeping warm in the winter. Goettle Air Conditioning and Ken Goodrich is a match made in heaven and that’s a fact.

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Jason Hope, the Tech Entrepreneur Explains the Role of IoT

Posted by PhotoPhil on September 10, 2017 in Internet, Technology |

When you hear of the internet of things (IoT), think of all smart devices that you own or have come across in your life. Today, almost every person uses a smartphone, a laptop or a tablet. In developed countries like America, people are already getting used to the idea of smart homes, where almost every appliance is connected to the internet.

Internet of things, commonly referred to as IoT, stands for the interconnection of many technological platforms and devices using the internet. The main benefits of IoT are brought by the data that is collected from all the interconnected devices. Depending on how the data is used, life is improved at an individual level, and the cost is reduced for business owners. Even governments are improving in service delivery by embracing technology and IoT.

It is due to IoT that entrepreneurs have taken a significant interest and invested in the future opportunities that are about to be revealed as technology continues to grow. Jason Hope is one such entrepreneur who is a true visionary and futuristic person. Due to his great appreciation for technology, Jason has a broad understanding of the benefits of IoT to different sectors.

Benefits of IoT in Your Daily Personal Life

The technology has reached a point where your dishwasher or the washing machine will be communicating with the manufacturers over the internet. From this kind of data transmission, you will be alerted when your appliances are about to break down. This will reduce a lot of inconveniences for consumers. Today, you enjoy remotely controlled security systems as well as lighting systems in your homes.

How Will Businesses Benefit?

First, companies will reduce the cost of production by a large margin. The smart machines and the vast amount of data that will be collected and analyzed by machines will reduce the human labor required. The data will also be used to improve efficiency. Human error has been linked to the many losses companies make. With IoT, the losses too will go down.

Different brands will effectively improve customer service as they gather data from the machines they have sold to the customers. The data transmitted to the companies’ servers will give companies’ service crew an idea of what could be causing the failure in their devices. Customer service will be faster and efficient.

Use of IoT in Government

With automation of some of the repetitive government services, fewer employees will be needed. Even the ones who will work will have a chance to work fewer hours or even remotely through telecommunication. Services will be delivered faster, different claims or complaints of all citizens will also be processed faster too. With low human labor, taxes will go down.

Jason Hope did not study any technology related course. He is a businessman who got his BS in finance from the Arizona State University and later got his MBA from W.P. Carey School of Business. Hope went directly into the tech business and has been a success since he set out. He is a generous contributor to institutions such as SENS Foundation, who invest their money in finding solutions to daily problems by utilizing technology and IoT.

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Focus on Roberto Santiago and the Manaira Shopping Mall

Posted by PhotoPhil on September 7, 2017 in Shopping Centre |

In the state of Paraiba, there stands a beautiful mall that is the biggest in the area known as the Roberto Santiago Manaira Shopping Mall. Behind this magnificent Brazilian shopping mall lies the story of a diligent and hard working man, Roberto Santiago, who defied all odds to realize his dreams. Mr. Santiago owns this magnificent mall, which is one among the properties that the 58 year old prominent Brazilian businessman owns. He is currently reaping the rewards of all the hard work he put in during his youthful years.

 

Starting Out

 

Roberto Santiago’s robust career started off in writing. He has a huge knowledge on his country and thus exploited this aspect to start a blog. He used to write articles that had catchy content, which lead to the fast growth of his reputation. Apart from writing, Roberto Santiago is also great at production and directing thanks to his mad skills in the field. Mr. Santiago studied at Pio X-Marxist College before joining the University Center, Joao Pessoa and graduated with a Business Administration degree. Roberto Santiago is the owner of Mangabeira Shopping Mall, which is also huge. Mr. Santiago is famously known due to the huge success that Manaira Shopping Center has enjoyed ever since its establishment.

 

Manaira Shopping Mall

 

Manaira Shopping mall was established in 1989 and has become the latest subject of admiration from millions of people both within and without the republic. It is located at the middle of a place called Joao Pessoa. The mall is easily accessible for anyone in town and this has seen it turn into one of the best places for people to hang out. The mall offers a great location for having fun, resting and shopping thanks to the boutiques and food shops opened at the mall. Manaira is the place of choice for a huge number of urban dwellers in Paraiba state. It has exquisite movie theaters, food courts, bowling alleys, bars, restaurants and gardens. It is a small city indeed with banks, a college and everything that people require everyday.

 

At Manaira Shopping Mall, business continues round the clock thanks to its great food parlors and clubs. The mall itself is an epitome of design as Roberto Santiago really outdid himself when it came to showing off his creativity while designing the mall. Roberto Santiago cuts the image of a shrewd entrepreneur that future generations can emulate in order to taste success in their businesses.

 

Roberto Santiago’s Achievements

 

Santiago’s entrepreneurship journey started way off when he was still in college. He started off as a hotel owner in his small cafeteria christened “Café Santa Rosa“. He saved enough funds and made his investment in a company that dealt with cardboard. The business broke even and he made huge profit margins, which he saved. He continued saving until he bought the land on which Manaira Shopping Mall stands on today.

 

 

 

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THE OSI GROUP HAS CHANGED THE FOOD INDUSTRY

Posted by PhotoPhil on August 26, 2017 in Entrepreneur, OSI Group |

There are so many successful companies in the modern market, but very few have managed to change the market like the OSI Group. The company was established several years ago, and it has worked hard to get to where it is at the moment. Although the institution has already registered a lot of growth over the years, its management says that it is working hard to reach more consumers in different countries. The company prides itself on being able to accomplish several things that other firms in the industries have not been able to. The food company is always a step ahead in the industry, and this is why it has won the hearts of so many clients in the world.

When the OSI Group venturing into the meat market, it was just a small institution that was competing against giants in the industry. At first, the organization did not have a lot of offer to its clients in the international community, and this meant many complaints from the consumers. The institution had to face its share of challenges when trying to understand tastes of customers. However, with time, they have been able to produce items that match the quality the client is looking for. The company is now considered to be one leader in the meat processing world.

After several years, the food company grew significantly, meaning that it needed to acquire more space to carry out its activities. The company was also expanding into more countries, and their clientele needed more products. The institution set out restaurants in different areas to offer the consumer the meals they needed so bad. Clients can also be able to see when the food is being prepared in the restaurants, proving that they make quality dishes.

OSI Group has a team of strong leadership that has influenced the growth of the food company over the years. One of its leaders, Sheldon Lavin, is a prominent figure who has been in the food world for over forty years. The team has ensured that the client is satisfied at all times, and this has influenced the growth of the institution.

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Tammy Mazzocco Creates Her Own Real Estate Destiny

Posted by PhotoPhil on August 1, 2017 in Licensed Realtors |

When Tammy Mazzocco first went into real estate, she began as a secretary for a commercial real estate group, where she was able to learn the basics of the business. Later she moved on over to sales when she began to see various people doing well in that occupation.

She aligned herself with a friend who was a RE/MAX manager and her life has not been the same since then. Like anyone else, she learned the business slowly at first, and then good things began to happen after she worked at it for a while.

Today, Tammy works out of the RE/MAX office in Pickerington, Ohio, a community that is located just Southeast of Columbus, as well as in the four surrounding counties. Her main activity is that of being out in the field showing houses to prospective customers, as that is what she gears her entire operation towards.

Tammy does spend some time in the office early in the morning of a workday, but that is mostly to coordinate with her secretary what the priorities for that day will be. Other than that, she is either on the phone or showing houses to prospective customers.

When asked what motivates her, Tammy is quick to reply that setting goals are probably the most important thing that she does. Then she likes to break the goals down into small actionable steps so that they can be more easily accomplished. She says she gets more done by establishing and achieving her goals. Visit Medium to know more.

Tammy’s most enjoyable aspect of the real estate business is when she is able to work with a family and find just the house that they were looking for. That occurs when a true bonding is the result of a cooperative effort between an earnest customer and Tammy’s expertise in real estate.

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The Kabbalah Centre and Its Allure

Posted by PhotoPhil on July 31, 2017 in Secrets, Secrets Knowledge |

A noticeable amount of celebrities have been attracted to Kabbalah over the decades. A compilation of these celebrities includes Paris Hilton, Britney Spears, Marilyn Monroe, Sammy Davis Sandra Bernhard and Elizabeth Taylor. These celebrities have been attracted to the system for different reasons.

One of the reasons why some celebrities are attracted to Kabbalah centre is because they have problems that they are trying to get over, and they need support and understanding. This is why Paris Hilton got involved in Kabbalah. She was facing a very negative, confusing time after having broken up with Nick Carter. As a result, she started to attend the Kabbalah Centre, which she attends regularly.

Another reason why some are allured by Kabbalah is because they want to feel like they are a part of something that is bigger and more enduring through the ages than them. This was the reason why Sammy Davis got interested in Kabbalah. Sammy Davis was also attracted to Kabbalah because as an African American, he felt that he had something in common with Jewish people.

Some celebrities treat it as a scholarly leisure thing that they eventually put away. Britney Spears got involved in Kabbalah to study and enjoy it, but she is not actually 100% serious about it.

A number of Orthodox Jewish rabbis wrote letters to the Los Angeles Orthodox Jewish Community complaining that the Kabbalah Centre is not really legitimate due to the fact that it breaks traditions and undermines their authority. For example, the Kabbalah Centre teaches Kabbalah to non Jews prior to conversion, as well as people who have not yet reached the age of 40.

The Kabbalah Centre in Los Angeles is one of 50 locations worldwide. The organization was started in 1922. The founder was Rav Yehuda Ashlag. The teachings of the Kabbalah Centre are based on Zohar. Zohar is a sacred text that serves as the basis of the Kabbalistic wisdom that is taught at the Kabbalah Centre.

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Technology philanthropist-entrepreneur Eric Pulier’s latest venture is set to disrupt digital commerce

Posted by PhotoPhil on July 20, 2017 in Apps, Mobile Apps |

Veteran technology entrepreneur Eric Pulier’s most recent startup in the technology space takes aim at bridging the gap between the digital and physical world of commerce. Santa Monica based vAtomic Systems is using the latest trends in cloud computing, internet-of-things devices, mobile technology, and blockchains to reinvent digital asset transactions.

History of disruption

Making waves in technology sector is nothing new for Pulier. In 2006, he co-authored a book with Hugh Taylor called “Understanding Enterprise SOA”. The book became an invaluable resource for business executives trying to make sense of emerging trends in service-oriented-architecture, and it gives a set of best practices for key stakeholders to employ in an enterprise setting.

Eric Pulier pioneering technologist. His involvement in the founding of notable enterprise cloud management software firms, such as Servicemesh and Akana, secured his reputation as a thought leader in that space. He is a prolific public speaker and has authored many articles in notable publications. In 1997, he spearheaded “The Bridge to the 21st Century” for then U.S. President Bill Clinton.

Pulier’s gives his attention and substantial resources to various philanthropic causes. Many of the causes he is involved in revolve around using technology to help disadvantaged children better connect to the world, address pediatric chronic illness, and multiple sclerosis awareness. He is a board member of X Prize Foundation, a non-profit organization that fosters technological innovation to solve difficult problems by managing public competitions that award the most promising solutions.

Humble beginnings and new frontiers

Pulier graduated from New Jersey’s Teaneck High School in 1984. He was accepted to Harvard and graduated Magna Cum Laude, receiving a B.A. in American and English literature. As a child, he built his first computer, which sparked a lifelong passion for technology and innovation. His humble beginnings planted the seed for his determination in the business world and his passion for philanthropic activity.

Pulier is bringing all his industry insight and experience to the table in his involvement with his latest venture. Information about the vAtomic Systems team and methods of contact can be found on their website.

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How Kate Hudson’s Fabletics Differs from Amazon

Posted by PhotoPhil on July 14, 2017 in Fashion |

To compare one company to Amazon is saying a lot, Amazon is the biggest when it comes to online apparel sales. They are currently bringing in 20 percent of all the sales in that space with thousands of other clothing companies fighting over whatever is left behind. While Kate Hudson’s Fabletics is certainly trying to get sales in the same space as Amazon, they are approaching things in a different manner. Looking at the incredible sales of $250 million in the last three years should be an indication this company has its eyes on a bigger prize than some scraps left by Amazon.

 

Hudson talks openly about how her athleisure brand is more about membership perks and reverse showrooming than it is low pricing or top quality. To really see how the whole operation is falling into place, we start at the Fabletics store in the mall, and we see women of all ages taking the lifestyle quiz, checking out the latest in active-wear, and trying on all the workout apparel in the store. These women are enjoying the overall shopping experience and the no-pressure efforts of the staff. This is more of a unique shopping experience than it is anything else.

 

The company doesn’t care if you buy in the store or online, and that could be the secret to the success of Kate Hudson’s Fabletics. The inventory of the e-commerce Fabletics store is much larger than the retail store, and women are spending more money here year after year. Part of the reason is that each of the pieces of active-wear that were worn inside the store at the mall is automatically uploaded to the customer online account. Now when you visit the Fabletics e-commerce store, you instantly can see everything you wore in the store waiting for you in your online cart.

 

Part of the growing success with Kate Hudson’s Fabletics definitely has to do with membership perks. Uploading your store items is one thing, but members also get free shipping, discounted apparel prices, and even a shopping assistant’s help. Your assistant picks one item every month based on your quiz answers or shopping preferences, and places it in your shopping cart for consideration. Amazon does not do nearly this much for members, and they still charge you $80 for a Prime membership. Kate Hudson’s Fabletics seems to have found a sweet-spot when it comes to selling workout apparel to eager customers.

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A Review Of The Successful Career Of IDLife’s CEO And Founder, Logan StoutA Review Of The Successful Career Of IDLife’s CEO And Founder, Logan Stout

Posted by PhotoPhil on July 4, 2017 in Business, Health and Wellness |

Logan Stout is a respected business owner, best-selling author, entrepreneur, philanthropist, leadership trainer, and keynote speaker. Over the years, he has invested in different companies, thus generating billions of dollars in revenue. The success of his ventures is anchored on his track record and credibility in team building, leadership, and implementation of sound principles. Owing to his accomplishments, Logan has become a highly sought after keynote speaker globally.

Stout’s latest venture, IDLife, operates in the health and wellness industry. It was launched in 2014. Since then, the venture has continued to be on a growth trajectory. The entity has been working with renowned partners such as billionaire Darwin Deason, Troy Aikman, and celebrity trainer, Jen Widerstom. IDLife LLC works with nationally respected authors and fitness ambassadors with the objective of educating people on the value of health and wellness. They also aim to offer the highest quality nutritional products. In 2016, Logan Stout’s venture was recognized as among the 100 Solid Top MLM Companies globally.

Stout is passionate about assisting other people to develop their leadership skills. In 2013, he published “Stout Advice: The Secrets to Building Yourself, People, and Teams” with the aim of empowering and inspiring readers. The book was endorsed by revered entrepreneurs, including ABC’s Daymond John and Barbara Corcoran who features on Shark Tank.

Moreover, Logan Stout has personally partnered with John C. Maxwell, a motivational speaker and Inc. Magazine’s Most Popular Leadership Expert in the globe. Their partnership is meant to introduce leadership and personal growth training to the entire nations of the world. Maxwell notes that Stout’s success speaks for itself. His thoughts and leadership are clear indicators that the book will add value to people’s lives. Stout posits that people should read, absorb, and execute the principles outlined in the book. Logan Stout often makes appearances on live events, radio, and television. He has also been featured on many publications such as The New York Times.

About IDLife
IDLife specializes on health and wellness. It ranks one of the leading companies in the field of personalized nutrition. The company focuses on developing original products that feature the best ingredients. Its commitment to quality and purity of its products is unparalleled.

The corporation provides individuals with customized solutions that are designed specifically to their health needs and personal objectives. IDLife understands that support and guidance play an important role in the success of their clients. Every product and recommendation that they offer to their clients is founded on science based research. IDLife offers a distinct approach of optimizing people’s health.

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