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+ - Does Facelift Gym Work->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "Facelift gym is a small device that acts like a little personal trainer for our eyes and workouts the muscles under eyes through its vibration movement"
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+ - Cheap, Biodegradable Sugar Batteries Could Be Refilled Like Toner Cartridges->

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Zothecula (1870348) writes "Even today's best rechargeable lithium batteries do lose their ability to hold a charge after a while, and are considered toxic waste once discarded. In just a few years, however, they may be replaced by batteries that are refillable and biodegradable, and that will also have a higher energy density yet a lower price ... and they'll run on sugar."
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Comment: passive-aggressive undermining (Score 1) 403

by j_l_larson (#39453061) Attached to: Do Women Make Better Bosses?

As I grew in my abilities and my confidence, though, I was more likely to run into conflicts and differences with some of those same women managers. Communication was less direct than it needed to be, personality differences became more of an issue than they were with male managers, and occasionally, problems would escalate to a passive-aggressive undermining. Conversely, men in management seemed more likely to recognize and acknowledge my increasing competence, and when corrective communication was needed it was short, direct, and efficient.

passive-aggressive undermining ... Insightful, you've definitely nailed something there. I'll help you improve as long as you continue to acknowledge me as the leader/wiser one .... don't become smarter than me... I've seen this from both sexes though, ... bosses and coworkers, parents .... it almost defines the most basic problem with corporate office culture ... primadonnas, managers, kings, queens and other sorts of egos must all be paid tribute to ... possibly the defining purpose of the invention of diplomacy...

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