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Optimal country-level C-section rate may be as high as 19 percent

Boston, MA and Palo Alto, CA -- The most commonly performed operation in the world is cesarean section, and rates of cesarean childbirth delivery vary widely from country to country, from as few as 2 percent to more than 50 percent of live births. Show More Summary

Optimal C-section rate may be as high as 19 percent to save lives of mothers and infants

The most commonly performed operation in the world is cesarean section, and rates of cesarean childbirth delivery vary widely from country to country, from as little as 2 percent to more than 50 percent of live births. The World Health...Show More Summary

Schools and curriculum in the post-Gutenberg era

We are now living through a post-Gutenberg moment. The advent of the world wide web has made it is possible for individuals to publish and distribute their ideas at a cost that is quickly moving toward zero. So what does this mean for schools today?

Get A Winning Mindset

Roger Federer is widely considered to be the greatest tennis player of all time. He’s held the world’s No. 1 position for a combined 302 weeks, he’s won 17 Grand Slam singles titles, and he won his 1000th career match earlier this year. Show More Summary

The Inexplicable World Of Asian Nazi Chic

16 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

The Nazis are still widely condemned and despised to this day, and yet their influence can still be seen over seventy years after Hitler bit that big schnitzel in the sky. There are Neo-Nazi hate groups, political organizations preaching Nazi ideology, and dumb racist parents who name their kid Adolf Hitler. Show More Summary

Putin Says Wide Agreement There Was No Need for Turkey to Shoot Down Su-24

Discussing the matter with world leaders during the Paris climate talks, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that most colleagues agree there was no need to attack the Su-24 bomber, as it was not threatening Turkey.

Microsoft Convergence EMEA: How we can help drive business transformation

The fact that organizations need to change, to evolve and to transform the way they do business to succeed in this digital age is widely accepted. For most, this transition to a digital world is relatively new, but the path to true transformation is anything but easy. Show More Summary

Product Stewardship: Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway?

Extended producer responsibility (EPR) laws, which require manufacturers to fund and manage recycling and disposal programs for their products, are being implemented in many places around the world. Notably, Canada and Europe widely use EPR to manage waste and prevent pollution from hazardous waste. But EPR has been slower to take off in the US, […]

Apple could be planning big changes to the MacBook Air in 2016 (AAPL)

Apple could be planning on updating its MacBook Air line of laptops at WWDC 2016, according to a report from the Economic Daily News (via AppleInsider). Apple's World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) happens every year and is traditionally the platform the company uses to introduce new software and hardware. Show More Summary

Hair Rope of Higashi Hongan-ji Temple in Kyoto, Japan

The Higashi Hongan-ji Temple in Kyoto, Japan houses an oddity that attracts tourists from around the world - ropes made from human hair. A doctrinal subsection of Shin Buddhism, Higashi Hongan-ji is a widely followed version of the religion that has its main temple in Kyoto, Japan. Show More Summary

How search engines make us feel smarter than we really are

3 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

You’ve likely wondered if the internet is having a negative effect on your brain. Perhaps you’ve thought this after realizing the world wide web now serves as a trusty resource when gaps in your knowledge appear, and over time it, you’ve...Show More Summary

Norway’s World Wide Supply Unable to Make Debt Interest Payment

OSLO, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Norwegian offshore supply vessel owner World Wide Supply will not be able to make a scheduled interest payment on its debt on Nov. 27, the shipping firm said on Thursday. Companies serving the oil industry are suffering from weak demand as oil companies cut back on investments and exploration to […] .

5 of the most beautiful beaches in the world

Tulum, Mexico This is widely regarded as one of the best beaches in the world thanks to its insanely blue water and soft white...

Naval camo Alaia

Good mate John Tesoriero has always been fascinated by US Navy dazzle camouflage and how he could interpret it into a project."Widely used by the allies in the First World War and then again sparing in the Second, it's distinct erratic...Show More Summary

International disparities in measuring energy sources

As countries around the world shift toward greater use of non-fossil fuels, the wide range of methods used to set targets for remaining fossil fuel emissions and to measure results and progress is highly disparate and needs to be standardized, authors of this Policy Forum emphasize. Show More Summary

12 Ways You Can Make the Web a Better Place

The World Wide Web can be a rough place, but there’s a lot you can do to make it better for yourself, and others. Here are 12 practical ideas you can start on right now! 1. Take Quick Tests To Help Companies Design Better Sites Why:Show More Summary

Palestinians Finally Get Mobile Broadband

In 2014, Tim Berners-Lee, known best for creating the World Wide Web, proposed that the Internet is a human right. While not everyone agrees, it’s hard to deny that it plays an increasingly central role in almost all of our lives. Ensuring equal access can be an important step toward guaranteeing economic, social, and political equality. Show More Summary

Alliance does big Fokker deal with Austrian for 21 rare jets

The world market for the Fokker F100 that is widely used for  fly-in fly-out resources industry services in Australia has been tightened if not cornered by Alliance Aviation in a deal announced today to acquire the Austrian Airlines fleet of this type of regional jet. Alliance Aviation, which owns all of Brisbane based Alliance Airways, […]

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