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  1. Oct 2017
    1. social reading

      NEW WORD.........

    2. technology of social reading


    3. currently serving as Director of Education for the open source web annotation tool hypothes.is


    1. giving a misleading impression of how a lot of science is actually done.”


    2. what of the other scientists who contributed to the LIGO project, and whose names grace the three-page-long author list in the paper that describes the discoveries?


    1. Then comes this promise of doubling farmers’ income. For the first 10 months or so, the government did not even respond to this elementary question from economists: are we speaking of the nominal income? Inflation alone will double this income.


  2. Sep 2017
    1. 10 contenders for the DUSU presidential post include ABVP’s Rajat Choudhary, NSUI’s Rocky Tusheed AISA’s Parul Chauhan, and Left Unity Panel’s Rafat Alam.

      10 contenders................SEE...........

    2. Candidates resorted to tactics such as misspelling their names on pamphlets to avoid scrutiny or disqualification.


  3. Aug 2017
  4. Jul 2017
    1. 14 October 2012 00.05 BST

      Oct 2012..............

    2. small home on the floodplains of Lempa River, in the dank sugar-lands of rural El Salvador, where they live in a community with about 150 other families.


    3. sugar crop workers in Bajo Lempa, on the west coast of El Salvador.

      Latin America

    4. an increasing number of researchers in the US now believe the CKD is being caused by heat stress and dehydration – that the labourers are, in effect, working themselves to death.


    5. In the wealthier west, CKD is largely caused by hypertension or diabetes, but most of the victims here have neither. And it attacks the kidneys in an unusual way. Rather than damaging the filtering system, as in ordinary CKD, this disease seems to have an impact on the tubules – the part of the kidney where the composition of the urine is determined. At the moment, the only scientific consensus is that it's real, and unexplained. I have travelled to El Salvador to investigate the mystery of the malady.

      note it

    1. I wrote an op-ed for the Post, I don’t know if they’ll publish it. Probably calling Trump a war criminal was a bit much.

      hoho......hence they didn't publish that.....lol

    1. In the sugar­cane region of El Salvador, as much as one-fifth of the population has chronic kidney disease, the presumed result of dehydration from working the fields they were able to comfortably harvest as recently as two decades ago

      Dehydration from working the fielldss

  5. www.heartlessmachine.com www.heartlessmachine.com
    1. fantasizes about someday being regarded as “the David Hasselhoff of welding”.


    2. He also creates work that heavily relies on the concepts of waste avoidance and social commentary.


    3. moved to Austin to pursue a career in art, which has recently evolved into a career in teaching.


  6. May 2017
    1. well prepared for careers in universities, government, consulting firms, and business enterprises

      careers in UNIVERSITIES......

    1. Fields of specialization: Behavioral Economics, Development Economics, Applied Microeconomic Theory

      3 fields......

    2. Department of Economics Hunter College & The Graduate Center, City University of New York


    1. five Scholarships available for India to enable outstanding students - chosen on the basis of exceptional intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service - to study at the University of Oxford.


  7. Apr 2017
    1. Former Additional Commissioner at Government of India

      note it

    1. People here are ignorant about animal abuse and animal ingredients in so many foodstuffs & clothing and other accessories.


  8. Mar 2017
    1. 18 May 2009: The Sri Lankan government formally declares an end to the 25-year civil war after the army took control of the entire island and killed the Tamil Tigers' rebel leader, Velupillai Prabhakaran.


    1. The Iraqi soldiers in our group, which also included a small unit of American advisers, gave one of the family members a cigarette, as the militants took over the area and forbade smoking nearly three years ago.


  9. Feb 2017
    1. Secretary Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, GOI focusing on Swachh Bharat Mission and rural drinking water.


  10. Jan 2017
    1. Share on Facebook

      see the PICTURE----BIG 6 corporations of "seed & pesticide" industry.......

    1. Given its predilection for guns and sex, that leaves Hollywood with little to work with.


    1. the constitutional provision does not contain this divine appeal.

      president can be an ATHEIST.....

    2. preserve, protect and defend

      difference b/w these 3

    3. he also has the option to “affirm”, using a book of his choice


    1. Since the girls were abducted, "most secondary schools" in Borno have closed, according to The Economist.

      so they are using THE ECONOMIST

    2. trifecta
    3. which Nigerian states have implemented a form of sharia law (purple), which have implemented sharia law in some cases relating to family or personal law (yellow), and which use purely secular law (green).


    1. a group of Pakistani clerics issued a fatwa, a ruling under Islamic law, calling honor killings “unethical and unjustifiable” and urging the government to draft new legislation to punish perpetrators.

      help by Religious authorities

    2. In October, Pakistan’s parliament passed a landmark law guaranteeing 25-year prison sentences for men convicted in honor killings and barring families from legally pardoning killers. Previous law allowed a victim’s family to absolve killers of guilt, making prosecutions difficult or impossible in many cases.


    3. In 2015, about 1,100 women died in honor killings, while another 900 suffered sexual violence and 800 attempted suicide or took their own lives, the country’s independent Human Rights Commission said in its 2015 report.

      honour killing

    1. colonialism which is generally regarded as an expression of imperialism.


    1. Muslim 96.9% (predominantly Shia), Christian 3%, other <0.1, unaffiliated <0.1 (2010 est.)

      religious breakdown...

    1. During World War I in the western portion of Armenia, the Ottoman Empire instituted a policy of forced resettlement coupled with other harsh practices that resulted in at least 1 million Armenian deaths

      say it "Genocide"

    1. study author
    2. Standing up and walking around for five minutes every hour during the workday could lift your mood, combat lethargy without reducing focus and attention, and even dull hunger pangs

      for 5 min.........every HOUR......3 benefits.....

  11. Dec 2016
  12. Oct 2016
    1. took Labour Party membership from 200,000 to more than 500,000, is astonishing.

      Labour Party

  13. Sep 2016