George H.W. Bush, 41st President, Dead at 94

Thanks; Eleanor Clift Published;12.01.18 12:03 AM ET jean-Louis Atlan If the presidency were measured by resume alone, George Herbert Walker Bush, who died Friday night at the age of 94, was one of the most prepared men to ever hold the job. Before his election in 1988, he had been ambassador to the U.N., envoy to…

UN Scientists: El Niño Likely to Develop in Next Three Months

Thanks;the daily beast Published; Nov,27 International Space Station/Reuters The United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization has issued a warning that an El Niño weather event could occur in the next three months. El Niño is a naturally occurring phenomenon that brings unusually warm and nutrient-poor water to the Pacific Ocean near the equator, creating temperature changes…

Barack Obama and Bill Gates agree that this book is an absolute must-read

Thanks;Shawn Langlois Published: Aug 20, 2018 1:50 am ET Obama unveils his summer reading list. Microsoft MSFT-0.04%  founder-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates calls it “one of the best books I’ve ever read,” saying it offers a breakthrough way to see how life is getting better and where it still needs to improve.  Count Barack Obama a big fan, as well….

Phra Vajiramedhi recognised for his compassion

Thanks;The nation Published;November 16, 2018 01:00 Phra Vudhijaya Vajiramedhi, left, poses with Christian Schaake, from the Private Sector Partnership Services, and Kelly Clements, UN deputy high commissioner for refugees, after a ceremony in Geneva. THE UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) yesterday appointed highly respected Thai Buddhist monk, Phra Vudhijaya Vajiramedhi, and Princess Sara Zeid…

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics

Thanks;Agence France-Presse  Strasbourg, France Published;October 26, 2018 07:05 People hold placards reading “no to plastic deputies” and “don’t let yourself be wrapped by the lobbies” as they take part in a demonstration in front of the European Parliament on October 23, 2018 in Strasbourg, eastern France./AFP The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly Wednesday for an EU-wide…

Critical information for the U.S. trading day

Thanks;Barbara Kollmeyer Published: Oct 18, 2018 9:39 am ET Analyst who predicted the 2008 crash warns of bubble brewing in U.S. household wealth Much has been made about how much wealth is sloshing around in U.S. households and the significance of that fact.  Our call of the day, pulls no punches as it warns that all…

His Majesty King Harald V and Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway Witnessed the Signing Ceremony of “DNV GL — VeChain Digital Low Carbon Ecosystem” in Beijing

Published; Oct,16 Thanks;VeChain Foundation October 16, 2018 — On behalf of a national agenda to deepen bilateral relations between Norway and China, their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway have conducted an official state visit to China this week. As part of their activities, their Majesties served as signing witnesses of the “DNV GL-VeChain…

Harvard scientists say these 5 things can prolong your life by a decade

Thanks;Alessandra Malito Published: Jul 22, 2018 7:59 pm ET Harvard researchers say they’ve figured out which five habits lead to a longer life. Want to live 10 years longer? You may have to revamp your lifestyle.  There are five habits that, when done together, could add more than a decade to your life expectancy, according to…