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WikiLeaks NETmundial Executive Stakeholder Committee (EMC) Outcome Document Today WikiLeaks released the penultimate draft agreement ("Outcome Document") going into NETmundial 2014 - the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance. NETmundial is an international conference of twelve nations and other internet stakeholders, to be hosted in São Paulo, Brazil, April 23-24, convened to lay down a roadmap for internet governance. Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - Environment Chapter


A Victim Treats His Mugger Right

A Victim Treats His Mugger Right

Julio Diaz has a daily routine. Every night, the 31-year-old social worker ends his hour-long subway commute to the Bronx one stop early, just so he can eat at his favorite diner. But one night last month, as Diaz stepped off the No. 6 train and onto a nearly empty platform, his evening took an unexpected turn. He was walking toward the stairs when a teenage boy approached and pulled out a knife. "He wants my money, so I just gave him my wallet and told him, 'Here you go,'" Diaz says. As the teen began to walk away, Diaz told him, "Hey, wait a minute.
Hydroelectricity Efficiency It may be surprising, but hydroelectricity is not only one of the oldest known methods of generating power, but it is also one of the most efficient. A typical, modern hydroelectric plant produces at a 90% efficiency rate 24 hours a day, completely unmonitored. The larger your plant is, the more efficient it is likely to be. Hydroelectricity Efficiency
Why men are more intelligent than women The answer is: They aren’t. The orthodoxy in intelligence research for the second half of the 20th century had been that men and women had the same average intelligence, but men had greater variance in their distribution than women. Most geniuses were men, and most imbeciles were men, they said, while most women were in the normal range. This conclusion, however, was manufactured out of political expediency. Not wanting to discover, or a priori denying, any sex differences in intelligence, psychometricians simply deleted from the standardized IQ tests any item on which the performance of men and women differed. Why men are more intelligent than women