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Archive for October, 2016

31
Oct

He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for mon …

He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money. Benjamin Franklin “US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician, & printer (1706 – 1790)”

31
Oct

Ceta: EU and Canada sign long-delayed free trade deal

Canada and the EU sign the long-delayed Ceta free trade deal at a summit in Brussels.

31
Oct

Publishers Are Rethinking Those ‘Around the Web’ Ads

The ads, which appear mostly via the services Outbrain and Taboola, can lead to questionable websites. Now some publishers wonder about the effect on their readers.

30
Oct

Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spu …

Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided. John Locke English empiricist philosopher (1632 – 1704)

30
Oct

Uncertain Harvest: Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops

Higher yields with less pesticides was the sales pitch for genetically modified seeds. But that has not proved to be the outcome in the United States.

29
Oct

Cartoon: Halloween Remorse

It’s Halloween, and your costume decisions will be shared: But spare a thought for…

29
Oct

Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which d …

Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter. W. R. Inge

29
Oct

Ceta: EU-Canada trade deal to be signed on Sunday

Canada and the EU are to sign the long-delayed Ceta free trade deal at a summit in Brussels on Sunday.