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Women in less developed economies are more likely to start or maintain a business venture than those living in developed countries, according to the 2010 Women's Report released Wednesday by the Global ...
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#In his personal sculpture garden, Australian artist Bruno Torfs crafts wooden figures that live in the forest. Embracing fantasy, his life-sized works feature…
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Germany pledges $6.8 million to finance Caribbean renewable energy projects Fox News Caricom said Saturday that the money will be made available through a regional renewable energy and efficiency assistance program.
"Of course I won't pay the fine," Siegfried Benker, former Green Party leader on the Munich City Council who took part in the action, told the Local's German edition. Benker, who accused the relevant authorities of being ...
We’ve been instructed firmly to stop watching. One Daniel D’Addario, on Salon.com, has denounced the show’s “right-wing worldview.” Why? “The show depicts a group of actual monsters in a manner that’s explicitly loving -- and when the facts get in the way, they’re disposed of.” By monsters, he means the Grantham family, whose sin is their wealth. Apparently millions of brainwashed fans do not realize that "Downton Abbey" is really “an argument for a system wherein the rich control all but act wisely.
This 1982 west midlands metro bus has been converted into an amazing space that sleeps 6 people comfortably, a full size kitchen and lounge downstairs with a log burner, the lounge turns easily into a dining area and there's also a toilet and wet room.Upstairs you have 3 bedrooms, two full size doubles and one bunk bed room, at the topfront of the bus is a chill out space, ideal to sit with a glass of wine and take in the view!There's no getting away that you are on a bus, alot of the bus fittings have been re-used throughout the quality conversion, this makes it a fun and original place to spend your holiday or short break.
Most people oppose giving up their private data to the NSA. What about giving it to restaurants, or toothpaste makers?When left home alone, cats spend 22 percent of their time looking out of windows, 8 percent climbing chairs and 6 percent sleeping. A researcher collecting data for a pet manufacturer figured that out by fitting 50 cats with camera collars that took pictures every 15 minutes. That was four years ago. Now the animal testing phase is over: The Internet of Things is about to turn people into the equivalent of those experimental cats, with more sophisticated tracking devices.
Calling all pot-o-preneurs: In Washington state, where recreational marijuana is now legal for adults, political leaders are urging participants in this emerging industry to join the Rotary. Go mainstream. Be part of the business community.
The country’s first female law firm has opened its doors to protect women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, two months after its founder along with three other female lawyers were granted licenses to practice law in the traditionally patriarchal kingdom.Now Saudi women can seek help, advice and legal aid from Bayan Mahmoud Al Zahran, the first Saudi woman lawyer who launched the female law firm in Jeddah.Zahran told Arab News that her law firm is ready to fight for the rights of Saudi women and relate women’s cases to the court, a task which her male counterparts at times cannot understand or handle.“I believe women lawyers can contribute a lot to the legal system. This law firm will make a difference in the history of court cases and female disputes in the Kingdom. I am very hopeful and thank everyone who supported me in taking this historical step,” Zahran said.
North Carolina researchers interviewed 7,870 women and found that 0.5 per cent of them who said they were virgins had also given birth - without the help of IVF.
It takes less than a minute to upload a photo to your social media account, but what happens to your rights once you click "Submit?
Instagram says: "You grant a non-exclusive, fully-paid and royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable worldwide license to use the content that you post."
Five ways to ruin an economy CNN (blog) We often talk about best practices for economies.
Today I went to Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square to check in on the demonstrations that have been ongoing as revelations have unfolded, seemingly without end, regarding our Mayor’s illegal activities and consorting with criminals. His admissions of using crack cocaine and of falling into “drunken stupors” have enraged many in this city and around the world and yet our City Council has struggled in trying to find ways to remove Rob Ford from office or at least limit his powers.
The idea was simple: Sell extra inventory of children’s clothes on Facebook.
Three years later, Amy Laws and Nicole Metzger Brewer have turned that one-time idea into a multimillion-dollar business.
Witnessing these women's strength and dignity in the face of so much horror only affirmed what she'd long espoused: The women of Africa
Bahrain’s security forces used stun grenades and teargas to disperse anti-government demonstrators in the west coast town of Malkiya after a women’s protest was banned by authorities.
Why are people excited about Whipser, an app that allows you to anonymously write secrets atop images?
Children are so brutally honest with their opinions, especially toward adults. I LOST IT when I got to the 5th one. (30 Kids Who Wrote The Meanest Notes Ever. <-- if you are a parent you might have gotten one like this!
If kids knew how to spell and knew all the rules of writing they'd be the best writers out there. They haven't developed that sense of what they do and say may hurt someone else so they say exactly what's on their mind and wouldn't worry about what others thought. Unlike us who try for hours to write but can't because we think everything we think up sounds dumb.
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Elisabeth Braw visits Karachi to see how sewing groups are creating a sustainable economy at grassroots level and providing opportunities for women (Sewing groups in #Karachi are creating #sustainable economy at grassroots level & providing opportunities...
Everyone knows Adolf Hitler committed suicide by gunshot in his underground bunker on April 30, 1945.At least, that has been the conventional wisdom.Now comes WND senior staff reporter Jerome R. Corsi’s new book, “Hunting Hitler: New Scientific Evidence That Hitler Escaped Germany.”Examining declassified FBI and U.S. military intelligence files, Corsi makes a compelling case that U.S. investigators suspected from the beginning Hitler had escaped. For political purposes, the evidence indicates, they were willing to go along with the cover story that in the final days of World War II, Hitler married his mistress, Eva Braun, and the two took their lives in a joint-suicide ritual just before the Soviet army entered Berlin.
The actress and founder of her namesake Institute on Gender in Media cites data showing that there are three male characters for every speaking female in family-rated films: "We are in effect enculturating kids from the very beginning to see women and girls as not taking up half of the space."
In the 1950s and 1960s women began to make slow but steady strides in parts of the Arab world, such as Syria and Egypt. Even parts of the conservative Gulf began more recently to follow suit. In several Gulf countries female students now outnumber males at university. Across the region, more women are working. Saudi Arabia, where they must cover themselves in public, cannot drive cars and must remain under male “guardianship”, looks more like the exception than the norm.
Greek police are investigating a statement by an unknown group claiming responsibility for the killing of two members of the far-right Golden Dawn party.
The group, Fighting Popular Revolutionary Forces, said the Nov. 1 killings were retribution for the slaying of a left-wing activist rapper by a Golden Dawn member in September.
The Antwerp Attorney-General Yves Liégeois has suggested the idea of collecting DNA data from newly-born babies. At present, DNA samples are only taken from those that were convicted for serious crimes like murder or rape. Yves Liégeois wants to extend the present system. He sees it as an extra instrument in the fight against crime, he told Het Nieuwsblad and De Standaard.