Monday, September 28, 2015

The Social Rewind for September 28, 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: Workrite Ergonomics shared this piece about a study of workplace happiness, but the answer really applies to overall life: FREE snacks!

Cameras aren’t just for selfies, ya know. Tektronix brings us news of the world’s fastest camera, a new electron device that will impact the development of solar cells, electronics, and high-performance chemical catalysts.

The amazing abilities of 3D printing are being considered as potential answers to the quick and efficient need for constructing habitats on Mars. This post by 3D Printing Industry looks at the idea that 3D printing could use materials found on Mars to fabricate structures, which will lessen payload needs on the Mars-bound spacecraft.

In an interview: Solar Crafting explains how a balloon can 3D print homes on Mars. #3dprinting

Posted by 3D Printing Industry on Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Can you imagine being able to recognize the threat of diabetes and heart disease more than a decade before their symptoms are apparent? Agilent Technologies shared this post about Dr. Robert Gerszten and his team who are measuring hundreds of the body’s chemicals that could be warning signs of up to 12 years ahead of the diagnosis of these dangerous ailments.

Agilent enables breakthrough in heart disease and diabetics research. Read more at

Posted by Agilent Technologies on Thursday, September 24, 2015

Okay, we needed to take a geek-break to recognize two all-time favorites: Star Wars & Pop Tarts. Laughing Squid posted about a Texas toy company that is selling Pop-Tarts with Han Solo frozen in carbonite.

And we close out this week’s column with our post about our FREE Shipping promo on Vision Engineering Mantis Microscope packages An excellent opportunity to save big on state-of-the-art technology.

There you have it…another quick look at a few of last week’s most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We’d love it if you shared your interesting posts with us.

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