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Houston Flooding Stirs Up Soil Contamination?

Houston Flooding Stirs Up Soil Contamination?

After the flooding from Hurricane Harvey drains way Houston could be facing a huge Environmental Disaster due to contaminated soil being dispersed. Houston, Texas (traditionally a Republican controlled political area) currently has almost zero zoning laws and light-to-nonexistent environmental regulation and perhaps because of that fact the area [Continue]

Tea Tree Oil it’s Better than Snake Oil

Tea Tree Oil it’s Better than Snake Oil

At the risk of sounding like a snake oil salesman, I wanted to share a new discovery of mine, but not so new to many in Australia. Tea Tree, also known as melaleuca, is fairly well-known in many parts of the world and friends from Australia and Russia have mentioned it to me over the years [Continue]

Idioms and Common English Expressions

Idioms and Common English Expressions

A short collection of English Expressions and Idioms that can help with getting a higher score on the IELTS: International English Language Testing System exam (in particular the IELTS speaking test): A leopard can’t change its spots An apple a day keeps the doctor away An offer one can’t refuse Anyway you slice it Appearances [Continue]

IELTS Essay Topics to Study

IELTS Essay Topics to Study

IELTS: International English Language Testing System research results: I thought I would share some of my general topic research information that could help one prepare and pass the IELTS at their required band score. This should help save time so that more energy can be spent on: grammar, vocabulary, listening & speaking skills etc. The [Continue]

BBC News USA is Oligarchy Not a Democracy

BBC News USA is Oligarchy Not a Democracy

BBC World News seems to agree with Bernie Sanders and Reports USA is Oligarch not Democracy according to fairly recent study. Bernie Sanders has been ringing the alarm for quite awhile on the Senate floor for years about this very issue. The BBC report references the study Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and [Continue]

3D Printing Plays Big Part in Green Revolution

3D Printing Plays Big Part in Green Revolution

Three-dimensional printing, will change and disrupt vast portions of the manufacturing industry. 3D printers have been falling in price and increasing capabilities for the last ten years. 3D printers are now just getting inexpensive enough for widespread private ownership, to the point of 3D printing pens being available for kids to start being [Continue]

3P Triple Bottom Line Sustainability Business Model

3P Triple Bottom Line Sustainability Business Model

It would be wise to seek out and support any company using a business model which encourages social responsibility and sustainability among their businesses goals. Many of these companies exist and are worth seeking out–they are also known as: People, Planet & Profit 3P TBL Triple Bottom Line Sustainable DeZign Fair Trade The B [Continue]

Manilla Hosts World’s Largest Solar-Powered Shopping Mall

Manilla Hosts World’s Largest Solar-Powered Shopping Mall

Solar Philippines Commercial Rooftop Projects Inc recently completed (November, 24, 2014) installation of a 1.5-megawatt solar plant on the roof of the SM North Edsa shopping mall in Manilla, Philippines. That amount of power is enough to provide energy for about 2,000 Filipino homes, and will also offset approximately 40,000 tons of carbon [Continue]

Elon Musk TED Talk about Tesla-SolarCity-SpaceX

Elon Musk TED Talk about Tesla-SolarCity-SpaceX

Elon Musk talks about Tesla Motors, SolarCity and SpaceX. His ideas and companies break up monopolistic industries and offer hope of improvement in the lives of all humanity. Sadly his efforts are being hindered by politicians that have banned the sale of Tesla electric cars in many states in the USA. In addition there are other [Continue]

Myers-Briggs ENTJ, INFJ etc it is a Great Tool!

Myers-Briggs ENTJ, INFJ etc it is a Great Tool!

I don’t want you to think I’m a major freak about this personality test stuff. However, I am fairly familiar with the Myers-Briggs test (which is mostly used for job placement by fortune 500 companies), as I’ve given it to about 200+ people over the years (friends, friends of friends and family) the results have been [Continue]

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