Click, Print, Gun: The Inside Story of the 3D-Printed Gun Movement. Charity Checkout Campaigns Remained FlatThe NonProfit Times. CHICAGO — The biggest charity checkout campaigns raised some $388 million at U.S. cash registers in 2014, only slightly less than the total raised the previous year.
The Rye, N.Y. -based Cause Marketing Forum (CMF) identified 77 campaigns that raised $1 million or more last year. Findings were released today at the 2015 Cause Marketing Forum conference in Chicago. CMF conducted its first America’s Charity Checkout Champions Report in 2012. The aggregate total dropped slightly, by 0.31 percent, from 2012’s total of $389.2 million. Some 43 campaigns saw growth between 2012 and 2014, while 20 saw a decrease. Children’s health was by far the most popular cause last year, earning 51.4 percent of all dollars in the report, or $199 million. The top three campaigns in 2014 remain unchanged from the 2012 iteration. The largest in-store campaign and second largest overall came from the Walmart and Sam’s Club program called Miracle Balloon.
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“I was out in India in February, and when I’d sit down with companies … that was the only issue they were talking about,” says Rick Rossow, an expert on Indian business at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. “Behind closed doors people were really getting panicky about it.” What they’re panicking about is the state-owned banks’ nearly trillion dollars in bad debt. Unless Modi and his government can figure out how to write it down, the government-owned banks won’t be able to lend enough money to support the economy, and his government will fail to make good on his central pledge of the 2014 campaign: reviving the economy.
Indian banks face less risk of collapse than those in the U.S. or Europe. Management: The next 50 years. 10 Fiverr Alternative / Clone Sites You Probably Don’t Know. Nature-Inspired Business Practices. Human-powered speed record falls at Battle Mountain - Images. It's with considerable interest that Gizmag has followed cyclist Graeme Obree's latest quest to break the human-powered speed record on his self-designed and self-built bicycle, Beastie.
On Friday at the World Human Speed Championships at Battle Mountain, Nevada, Obree finally made the attempt. Though he fell short of that ultimate record, he did break the world prone record (for cycling head first, face down) with an impressive speed of 56.62 mph (91 km/h). Yet the overall speed record was broken during the event, by a team from the Delft University of Technology and VU University Amsterdam. News Sources. Stories & Articles. BUREAU A. Select seven to hold 'Internet reboot' keys.
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Snowden says NSA collecting mass surveillance data on New Zealanders. Sept. 15, 2014 - Former NSA systems analyst turned leaker Edward Snowden appears via video link from Russia to hundreds at the Auckland, New Zealand Town Hall.
Snowden says the NSA is collecting mass surveillance data on New Zealanders through its XKeyscore program and has set up a facility to tap into vast amounts of data. (AP) WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Former National Security Agency systems analyst turned leaker Edward Snowden said Monday that the NSA is collecting mass surveillance data on New Zealanders through its XKeyscore program and has set up a facility in the South Pacific nation's largest city to tap into vast amounts of data.