As water quality degrades or the quantity available has to meet rising demands over time, competition among water users intensifies. This is nowhere more destabilizing than in river basins that cross political boundaries. But experience shows that in many situations, rather than causing open conflict, the need for water sharing can generate unexpected cooperation..
Two years ago, the documentary Chocolate Child Slaves exposed the plight of youngsters forced to harvest the beans that make the chocolate we eat around the world. Many of the children made to work in the cocoa plantations in countries like Ivory Coast have never even tasted chocolate. Now CNN has returned to the plantations, this time with the Executive Vice President of Nestle, to find out if anything has changed and to see if the chocolate industry is willing and able to eradicate slavery from its supply chains..
People waiting to buy a doughnut around closing time were singing and dancing along to the music playing in the shop when Edelstein heard an employee announce the challenge: give him a round of applause. The employee announced the elapsed time: 30 seconds. Malouff took a sip of water, another bite of doughnut and then hunched over the counter and starting pounding on it, Edelstein said..
The company is also looking into a mobile service scheme under which customers receive SMS. These SMS are treated as coupons to be cashed in retail outlets. Recently, H offered a 20% discount on a one time purchase provided customers signed on their website.
I love how people want to compare my job to other countries. What you have to realize is that in other countries they often have better vacations that the typical American does. Did you know that I only had a week of vacation last year? It was hard to get that time off.
To determine how effective a particular armor design is, researchers shoot it with all sorts of bullets, at all sorts of angles and distances. For a piece of armor to be considered effective against a particular weapon at a particular range, it has to stop the bullet without causing dangerous blunt trauma. The researchers determine blunt trauma by molding a layer of clay onto the inside of the armor.
Eating out in Portland is a primary attraction for out of town visitors. Restaurants pride themselves on offering organic, locally raised produce or meat. A productive day should always start with breakfast at Tasty N Alder, a downtown brunch staple only a few blocks from Pioneer Courthouse Square.