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Speedy Checkout? Not Without A Scanner

If you’ve been running a retail business for any amount of time, you probably already know that quick, efficient checkouts are vital. The faster and more accurately you can process transactions, the more your business benefits — and that’s why most retail stores rely on barcode scanners today. 508 more words

Things that Go Bump in the Night

One of the coolest-sounding disorders is fortunately not nearly as serious as its name suggests. Exploding Head Syndrome is a condition that causes people to hear extremely loud noises — a gunshot, an explosion, a thunderclap — as they’re drifting off to sleep, or as they wake up from a deep sleep. 45 more words

Human Body

WOMAN WITH PACEMAKER DIES IN AIRPORT SCANNER

Telegraph: “A woman fitted with a pacemaker has died after passing through an airport scanner in the southern Russian town of Ulan-Ude. Diana Tolstova, 30, died in the airport minutes after passing through the scanner. 84 more words

Politics

Blu-ray Review: Scanners III: The Takeover (1992)

Distributor: Second Sight Films

BBFC Classification: 18

Director: Christian Duguay

Starring: Liliana Komorowska, Valérie Valois, Steve Parrish, Peter Wright, Colin Fox

Despite being filmed back-to-back with… 840 more words

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My.Daily.Distraction ~ Post 20: GLEE... Airport Security Style

I once had the most surreal experience at the Quebec city airport.

I was about to fly home after a national convention of the Canadian Union Of Postal Workers. 589 more words

Music

Blu-ray Review: Scanners II: The New Order (1991)

Distributor: Second Sight Films

BBFC Classification: 18

Director: Christian Duguay

Starring: David Hewlett, Deborah Raffin, Yvan Ponton, Raoul Trujillo, Tom Butler

The only trouble with making a film that is as well regarded as… 831 more words

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Blu-ray Review: Scanners (1981)

Distributor: Second Sight Films

BBFC Classification: 18

Director: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jennifer O’Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Michael Ironside, Robert A. Silverman

Having brought a certain level of sophistication and intelligence to the horror genre with feature films like… 775 more words

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