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Archives for April 11, 2019

OECD: Middle class shrinking as incomes stagnate, costs rise

From Newsmax The middle class is shrinking in developed economies as increases in workers’ wages have failed to keep up with the rising cost of housing, education and healthcare, the OECD said on Wednesday. Most people in the 36 member nations of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development are part of the middle class, […]

Could these monumental underwater cities help save the coral reefs?

From Design Daily Among the countless environmental issues our planet is currently facing, one is hidden deep underwater. The coral reefs are in danger, and sending scuba diving gardeners doesn’t look like the appropriate option at the moment. Yunil Nam, a London-based architect and interior designer based in London, decided to make an ambitious proposal […]

US: Goldman – Biggest pension plans underfunded by $240 billion

From Newsmax The 200 biggest pension plans in the S&P 500 were underfunded by $240 billion at the end of 2018. Sounds like a big number but it’s actually an improvement from the $382 billion gap in 2016. Funding levels have jumped in recent years due to incentives from tax law changes and a record […]

Gum disease shows possible link to Alzheimer’s

From Newsmax Regular brushing and flossing can save your teeth into old age. Could it also save your brain? The bacteria involved in gum disease might play a key role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests. DNA from the bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis is more often found in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients, […]

Drunk cats

Not Your Ordinary Matchbox Art: Drunk Cats at the Bar From Designer Daily On the Internet, there are two types of content that people never seem to get tired of: cats doing silly stuff and drunk people doing even sillier stuff. These premisces set, you can easily imagine the viral potential of these illustrations of […]

10 ideas to celebrate National Pet Day

By Mary Daly From Care2 April 11 is National Pet Day. It’s a day meant to celebrate our animal companions — and to raise awareness for animal-related causes. If you’re ready for the responsibility, it could be a fitting day to adopt a homeless animal into your family. But there are several other ways to mark the day and spoil the […]

Visually impaired persons can now visit the National Museum Jamaica

By E. Hartman Reckord From JIS Story Highlights Visually impaired visitors to the National Museum Jamaica can now appreciate the various artwork and artefacts through the touch of their hands. The museum is making this possible through a ‘Guided Touch Tour’ Educational Programme that allows patrons to learn and explore artefacts through touching. Located on […]

What’s wrong with volunteering in orphanages?

By Miriam Karmali from Freedom United The world is starting to pay attention to orphanage trafficking.In the last month the Dutch parliament discussed orphanage trafficking and calls have been made in the UK for it to be recognized as a slavery offence.[1] Volunteer tour operators must act. We need you to persuade the tourism sector that a […]

Groups & Schedule for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup announced

Fans can purchase tickets at www.GoldCup.org to ensure best seatsMiami (Wednesday, April 10, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced the groups and schedule for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. The details were unveiled at an event hosted at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, in the presence […]

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