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Thailand Fast Facts.

Population: 65,002,000 Capital: Bangkok; 6,604,000 Area: 513,115 square kilometers (198,115 square miles) Language: Thai, English, ethnic and regional dialects Religion: Buddhist, Muslim Currency: Baht Life Expectancy: 12 more words


Fast Facts - Grain, Trains and Autocrats: farmers pay the price of dismantling the Wheat Board

By Dean Harder

A banner 2013 crop year and some rail delays due to cold weather doesn’t account for all our grain transportation woes. Coordination of rail to ships is out of synch: a study by Quorum Corporation found that rail shipments to the West Coast are down 2 per cent from last year, but there are excess ships waiting in port. 943 more words

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D is for …. DKA

Diabetic Ketoacidosis or DKA …

I know I have written about this before (see here and here ) – but I found this graphic which explains it very well… 23 more words

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“Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes scaling and inflammation (pain, swelling, heat, and redness). Skin cells grow deep in the skin and slowly rise to the surface. 91 more words


Fast Facts about the 2014 Great Backyard Bird Count

GBBC, by the numbers.

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It’s time to put the exclamation point at the end of another exciting, record-breaking Great Backyard Bird Count with a look at how the February 14-17 GBBC stacked up by the numbers: Number of checklists: … 12 more words


$220 Billion Worth of FAST FACTS

It is estimated that universal access to safe water, basic sanitation and hygiene will add $220bn a year to the world economy.

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