Archive du mois : mars 2018

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Four in 5 academics luxuriate in been sexually careworn or bullied in college, understand suggests

Four in five (81 per cent) of teachers said they believed they had suffered sexual harassment or bullying in the workplace since starting the profession, a shocking study has revealed.  When asked whether they had experienced bullying since starting as a teacher, only 5 per cent said they had not.  Meanwhile, a fifth (20 per cent)…

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Funerals birth for Palestinians killed by Israel military on Land Day

Funerals have begun for the 17 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces as thousands marched near Gaza’s border with Israel to mark the 42nd anniversary of Land Day.  Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip held the funeral for 30-year-old Sari Abu Odeh late on Friday. He was shot dead earlier in the day after Israeli forces…

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Malala returns to Pakistan home city for first time since attack

Islamabad – Malala Yousafzai, the 20-year-old Pakistani education rights icon, has returned home to her native Swat Valley for the first time since being shot by the Taliban there more than five years ago. Yousafzai flew from the capital Islamabad to Mingora, the main town in Swat, by helicopter on Saturday morning. She briefly met…

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RSS Readers Are Due for a Comeback: Feedly, The Weak Reader, Inoreader

The modern web contains no shortage of horrors, from ubiquitous ad trackers to all-consuming platforms to YouTube comments, generally. Unfortunately, there’s no panacea for what ails this internet we’ve built. But anyone weary of black-box algorithms controlling what you see online at least has a respite, one that’s been there all along but has often…

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The return of faith

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Church bells to ring as soon as extra this Easter in Iraq

Baghdad, Iraq – Hidden away behind a huge concrete blast wall and a heavily armed police checkpoint in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad is a beautiful little Chaldean church. In the garden, a statue of the Virgin Mary is tucked away into a little man-made cave and inside the word of God is written in English,…

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Transport faces demands to sever CO2

Image copyright Getty Images A battle is under way to force the global shipping industry to play its part in tackling climate change. A meeting of the International Maritime Organisation in London next week will face demands for shipping to radically reduce its CO2 emissions. If shipping doesn’t clean up, it could contribute almost a…

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Ascape Audio and the economics of developing headphones in The United States

Just outside Ann Arbor is Saline, where a few electronics manufacturers in Michigan reside — but they exclusively make medical devices. Schrems also reached out to shops in Tennessee and California with little success. Within a month, he realized that to bring Ascape’s product to market as envisioned, he’d need to start looking offshore. « The…