Student Debt, Hold The Milk And Creating American Jobs Via H-1B Visas?

Posted in Around The World, Education, Entertainment, Food And Drink, Government, Science, Technology, United States on 27/09/2012 by 1812

Analysis of government data by the Pew Research Centers shows one in five U.S. households is burdened by student debt.

Some scientists say milk proteins may make it hard for the body to absorb tea’s health benefits.

The U.S. Congress is being called upon by Microsoft to create 20,000 new H-1B visas, with the long-term goal filling those jobs with Americans.

 

 

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Eating Based On Labels, Bonnie And Clyde Auction And British Badger’s Battle.

Posted in Animals, Around The World, Auction, Duos, Food And Drink, History, Science, United States, Wildlife on 26/09/2012 by 1812

Experiments conducted by University of Michigan marketing professor Aradhna Krishna indicate people will eat more of an item labeled “medium” as opposed to “large,” even though they’re actually the same size.

Clyde Barrow’s Colt .45 and Bonnie Parker’s .38 Special are among a number of items from the infamous duo going up for auction.

A battle is underway in Britain over the eradication of 70 percent of the badger’s population in two separate areas.

 

 

“Shock Of The News,” Cerro Rico And Money Left On The Field.

Posted in Around The World, Art, Environment, Gambling, Money, Museums, Sport, United States on 25/09/2012 by 1812

Visitors to the National Gallery of Art’s “Shock Of The News” exhibit can see a piece in which Picasso used a newspaper in a work

Engineers fear the total collapse of the Cerro Rico.

The last call of the Monday night game between Green Bay and Seattle led to the exchange between hands of $300 million.

Making Their Voices Heard In Singapore, “Zombie Bees” And Ready For College?

Posted in Around The World, Bees, Education, Social Issues, United States on 24/09/2012 by 1812

Despite Singapore’s government still being able to detain its citizens indefinitely, former prisoners are now speaking out.

A “zombie bee”  is actually a honeybee that’s been infected by a parasitic fly that causes the bees to lurch around erratically and drop dead.

According to the College Board’s latest findings, only 43% of the class of 2012 could achieve a B-minus average in their first year of college.

Jeeter, Warp Drive And Missing Children In India.

Posted in Animals, Around The World, Children, Crime, Dogs, Employment, Government, Science, Space, United States on 23/09/2012 by 1812

Jeeter is a golden retriever-Lab mix, who serves as a courthouse assistance dog to help calm the fears of victims in set to testify.

NASA is reportedly working on faster-than-light travel.

Over 90,000 children go missing in India every year, with a child disappearing every six minutes.

Banking On Time, Mes Aynak And Charlotte Ross.

Posted in Around The World, Economy, Employment, History, Religion, United States, Women on 22/09/2012 by 1812

With its unemployment at roughly 25 percent, Spain has seen a dramatic rise in the number of time banks.

Mes Aynak is an ancient site in Afghanistan that may be destroyed at the end of this year to make way for a copper mine.

For almost 50 years, Charlotte Ross, 87, has been a crossing guard in Alexandria, Virginia, making her the longest one serving in that role.

Value Of Education, Chimney Rock And New Tool For Police.

Posted in Education, Monuments, Photography, Police, Social Issues, Technology, United States, Women on 21/09/2012 by 1812

Having grown up homeless, with a mother who was in and out of prison, Tierra Jackson is a shining example of how important education is.

Chimney Rock in southwestern Colorado is the United States’ newest national monument.

A few police officers with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department are now armed with point and shoot cameras.

 

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