Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Social Rewind for May 26, 2015

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you’re missing a lot of good information?

“The Social Rewind,” is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: “Get your 3D printer running…” TE Connectivity shared this cool post about their fully functional 3D-printed motorcycle.

Elkay Plastics’ post of a Bloomberg Business article takes an interesting look at how Southern California ports are turning to automation and tech to combat slowdowns and lost market shares.

The thought of parachuting spiders is enough to make us want to climb back in bed and pull the covers up over our heads. But, Laboratory Equipment magazine’s post about baby spiders raining down on Southern Australia is still a pretty wild read.

Baby Spiders Rain Down on AustraliaIt sounds like something from a nightmare, or perhaps a divine punishment, but it...

Posted by Laboratory Equipment magazine on Monday, May 18, 2015

ThomasNet’s post about L’Oreal 3D printing its own human skin for cosmetic testing seems like another positive step toward safer, environmentally friendly methods for procedures including prescription drugs and toxicity.

Having already stopped animal testing in 2013, L'Oreal is now testing #cosmetics on 3D printed human skin. This new...

Posted by ThomasNet on Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A Mashable article about secret space planes and the scientific experiments they’ll perform while in orbit? We’re in!

And we close out this week’s column with our post about our latest email touting ASG’s “We Love the ‘90s” promotion.

There you have it…another quick look at a few of last week’s most interesting social media posts. We hope you enjoyed this week’s Social Rewind. We’d love it if you shared other interesting blog posts with us.

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