I love being an aunt. I have 11 years of aunt-tastic experience under my belt and I like to think I just keep getting better at it. 499 more words
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GOLD futures have edged higher, as a simmering geopolitical conflict in Ukraine and weaker US equities bolstered investor interest in haven assets.
Gold for April delivery, the most active contract, on Monday rose $US3.30, or 0.3 per cent, to settle at $US1,341.50 a troy ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. 193 more words
why we need standards to exchange open R&D and other data targeted specifically at aging mechanisms
- the first and foremost reason is transparency for funding: investors/donors do not and cannot understand the details of every field, standards shall provide a basis for tracking where the money flows (if, for example, a solution involves merging two such fields as biochemistry and nanotechnology, obtaining money through crowdfunding or even from private investors will be tough, and the research is likely be kept in the vaults of some private company that can afford funding) 27 more words
They say time is the best healer of all.
And it may well be true for Iraq. Just yesterday another 35 people (at least) were killed in a suicide attack and this renewed bloodshed in the country has seen 1,400 people killed in January and February alone. 266 more words
According to estimates from the Federal Highway Administration, local governments invested $53 billion in highway programs raised from local revenue sources, yet that amount does not come close to meeting the needs for investment in roads, transit, bridges, waterways and airports. 530 more words
Melbourne IT entrepreneur Karl Kloppenborg lost $47,000 in the Mt.Gox collapse. Photo: Border Mail
JAMES HUTCHINSON AND RUTH LIEW
Former Macquarie banker Joe Lee and Wall Street investment adviser George Samman suspected something was wrong with Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox in the closing months of 2013. 809 more words