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Colorado Springs, CO is home to critical national defense and aerospace industries given that it has a various concentration of businesses linked to this industry. There are different companies involved in commercial aerospace business, cybersecurity business, engineering as well as commands and military bases.

Colorado Springs boasts of more than 240 Aerospace and Defense companies, and the industry has more than 105, 000 employees.  Some of the world’s advanced technologies in defense such as satellite communication, cybersecurity, and global positioning are found in Colorado Springs. The industries attract a highly skilled workforce in different sectors of the defense industry.

There are different jobs for contractors in Colorado Springs, and they focus on various elements of the defense industry. As such, the list below outlines the types of jobs usually offered in the defense industry in … Read More

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Beat The Unbeatable Hair Drug Test

OK, so this post is a little off-topic, but I find it interesting. At my job, employee drug testing is a very serious matter.  We build apps for the US government, after all.  My primary employer does random hair drug tests all the time, especially for contractors like me.

Last Wednesday, my team lost a really good programmer over a failed hair drug test.  I was talking to my friend Tom when he told me that several other contractors he knows for a fact are smoking pot outside of work, but they didn’t get caught on the same test.

For the next 15 minutes, he introduced me to the “black art” of methods that pot smokers use to cheat the newest infallible drug test, the hair follicle test.  Now, … Read More

Adderall pills

Due to what appears to be an alarming loss of concentration in our society, a sharply rising number of people are being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

The prescription drug Adderall, also known as “addies” or “smarties”, was designed specifically to help ADHD sufferers regain their focus and stay alert. It does this very well, with few side effects for people who really need the drug.

Due to its ability to improve concentration and increase energy levels, Adderall is also widely abused by high school and university students as a “study drug” for all-night cram sessions.

Adderall is also popular among athletes as a way to keep them concentrated and energetic when training & during games.… Read More