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Key Tweets from @MarkGraban Week of March 20: #Lean, ROI, Shopping Belt

Here’s the latest installment of “Key Tweets,” a (usually) weekly post that summarizes some of my tweets (or retweets) from the week, including pictures and other interesting stuff. I was in Belgium all week for the Lean Healthcare Transformation...Show More Summary

Breaking down Amazon's revenues (2)

Here are the absolute numbers for Amazon's 8 revenue lines. Note: indicative. Note: from 14Q1 to 16Q4 Prime grew from ~$600m to ~$1.8b. revenue contribution (%)03-31-201430-06-201431-03-201530-06-201531-3-201530-6-201530-9-201531-12-201531-3-201630-6-201630-9-201631-12-2016 media: Amazon

Australian Govt.: Just Kidding On That Whole Safe Harbors Reform Thing, Guys

28 minutes agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

It was just last week that we discussed the pleasant news that Australia's Prime Minister was backing the idea of reforming the country's safe harbor laws, which are far out of line with much of the world as the result of poor wording. Show More Summary

Schothorst to organise Feeds and Nutrition Course

The 7th Feeds & Nutrition Course (F&N Course), organised by Schothorst Feed Research in the Netherlands will take place June 12-16 in Zaandam (Netherlands).

Sport horses can benefit from melon extract

Antioxidants, derived from melon extract, has been shown to benefit training horses. These results were presented at the latest French Equine Conference in Paris.

Careem celebrates Pakistan Day; Aspires to Make Pakistan Great Again

Region’s leading ride-hailing app aims provide economic opportunities for 100k individuals by the end of 2017  Pakistan, March 22, 2017 – With Pakistan Day around the corner, Careem, the region’s leading ride-hailing app, has announced its newest initiative “Make Pakistan Great Again”. Show More Summary

First ‘lab-grown’ chicken and duck meat potions created

An American firm has created the first ‘lab-grown’ portions of chicken and duck meat. And according to reports from those present at the product’s launch in late March, the taste and texture is close to real chicken.

China and Nepal to Hold First Joint Military Exercises

China and Nepal are preparing to hold their first-ever joint military exercises, officials from both countries confirmed. A spokesman for China’s Defense Ministry said last week the two nations had agreed during talks to hold joint military drills. He did not provide details, adding that more information would be released later. The spokesman said the

Watch out with salt

Using industrial salt instead of edible salt at certain ages can cause rickets in your flock.

French AI outbreak slowly easing

There is light at the end of the tunnel for the French duck industry as the spread of avian influenza, which has decimated the industry in the south west of the country, has slowed in the past 2 weeks.

Last Day to Register for Supercharge Your Fundraising

This is a reminder that today (Friday, March 24th) is the last day to register for Supercharge Your Fundraising, our master class on non-profit fundraising. Registration closes at 7 PM tonight! If you’d like to learn how to raise more money than ever before for your organization, then you owe it to yourself to check out […]

When clean cargoes go dirty

An eye-catching fixture was seen recently that gave a glimpse of the dirty side of clean tankers. The Medium Range tanker Iver Experience was reported to be on subjects to Lukoil to load a a 38,000 mt cargo of diesel oil on the US Gulf Coast and then head across the Atlantic. That doesn’t seem […] The post When clean cargoes go dirty appeared first on The Barrel Blog.

Lawsuit: Police Destroyed Farm House To Capture Homeless Man Armed With An Ice Cream Bar

4 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Is it possible to arrest an unarmed homeless person without destroying the residence he's hiding in? To the Fresno County Sheriff's Department and Clovis PD (and far too many other law enforcement agencies), the question remains rhetorical. David...Show More Summary

‘Orphan Black’ Season 5 Episode 1 Unveiled At PaleyFest: Cast & EPs On Clone Club’s Fate, Evil Rachel & The Mysterious Man

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of the season 5  first episode of Orphan Black. That deafening roar coming from the Dolby Theatre tonight on Hollywood Blvd was the packed house completely ecstatic that they were about to watch...Show More Summary

FNSS to Develop New Armored Amphibious Assault Vehicle for Turkish Navy

The contract for the Armoured Amphibious Assault Vehicle (ZAHA) Project was signed between SSM and FNSS on March 7th, 2017 in Ankara. Program was initiated by the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) to meet the amphibious armoured vehicle requirement of the Turkish Naval Forces Command. In addition to enabling the safe landing of units during

Seth Meyers Warns Donald Trump To Stop Stealing ‘SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’ Bits

Seth Meyers opened his NBC late night show with a strong message for President Donald Trump: “I didn’t mind when you talked dirty with Billy Bush, or told Russia to hack Hillary’s emails. But when you start stealing bits from Weekend Update anchor. Show More Summary

Opt In vs Opt Out: The ‘Make or Break’ Decision In The UK And EU

Here’s a question for fundraisers in the UK and the European Union:  Would you rather lose 50% or 85% of your donor base? That’s the essence of what’s at stake as fundraisers stand on the tracks staring at the fast approaching train of new regulations on donor data protection that go into effect May 2018. […]

There Is Still A Way To Go To Get Full Engagement With The Populations Who Need E-Health.

This appeared during last week.Retired Australian’s use of information technology: a preliminary studyJoanne Phythian, Julie Tucker, Tim Comber, Bruce Armstrong, Simon Pervan15 March 2014Source: International Technology Management ReviewDownload...Show More Summary

Piling it On

As the First Degree Murder case falls apart (lack of intent), Kim Foxxx fires her Grand Jury Shotgun at the wall, hoping that something will stick : The Chicago police officer who fatally shot Laquan McDonald in 2014 was indicted this month on 16 counts of aggravated battery — one for each bullet fired at the 17-year-old. Show More Summary

No One Likes Chicago

We blame Rahm : Among the 19 largest metro areas in the United States, the Chicago region was the only one that did not grow in population between 2015 and 2016, according to new figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau.In fact, the...Show More Summary

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