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Air pollution at home could lower kids' GPAs

It’s a safe bet that most kids who make excuses for bad grades are just totally full of it. Couldn’t upload your homework because the internet was down? 577 more words

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Africa uneasy as China turmoil threatens investment boom

When Chinese company Shanghai Zendai bought 1,600 hectares (4,000 acres) of land outside Johannesburg in 2013, it promised to build the “New York of Africa.” 734 more words

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Beware the RFP When Evaluating Wholesale Software

You may have heard the term RFP before used in a business setting, or perhaps your company has even considered issuing one.  For those unfamiliar with the term, RFP stands for “Request For Proposal” and according to Wikipedia is “a solicitation, often made through a bidding process, by an agency or company interested in procurement of a commodity, service or valuable asset, to potential suppliers to submit business proposals.” RFP’s are often preceded by either an RFI or RFQ  – or sometimes both.  821 more words

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Hard Work+Dedication=Results

Everyone has a dream, a dream to be great and accomplish amazing things. At the same time how many people stick it out when their dream doesn’t manifest right away? 200 more words

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Musk's new Tesla gets extra credit in respected auto test

Today in break the internet news, the new Tesla P85D — an all-wheel drive version of the Model S — scored a 103 out of 100 in a  350 more words

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Rechargeable batteries: Which are the most eco-friendly?

Q. I recently moved to a remote area where electricity delivery is sometimes unreliable, so I have battery-powered backup devices. I want to get in a big supply of rechargeable batteries.  685 more words

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People are still living in FEMA's toxic Katrina trailers -- and they likely have no idea

As soon as Nick Shapiro turned into the parking lot of the Tumbleweed Inn in Alexander, N.D., he recognized the trailers. They were off-white, boxy, almost cartoonish, and unadorned with any of the frills — racing stripes, awnings, window treatments — that a manufacturer would typically add to set a trailer apart on a display lot. 2,647 more words

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