The Dyatlov Pass Incident - See What Really Happend at Dyatlov Pass. Cahuzac et les laboratoires : c'est grave, docteur ! Jérôme Cahuzac et la ministre de la Santé, Marisol Touraine - WITT/SIPA Mis en examen pour « blanchiment de fraude fiscale », l'ancien ministre du Budget s'est vu signifier par les juges un deuxième grief : « blanchiment de perception par un membre d'une profession médicale d'avantages procurés par une entreprise dont les services ou les produits sont pris en charge par la Sécurité sociale ». En clair, le Dr Cahuzac est soupçonné d'avoir touché de l'argent en échange de conseils avisés et services rendus à quelques grands noms de l'industrie pharmaceutique. Mais dans le cadre de quelles fonctions ? Comme conseiller technique du ministre de la Santé Claude Evin, entre 1988 et 1991 ?
Ou plus tard, comme consultant de Cahuzac Conseil, le cabinet qu'il a créé en octobre 1993 ? Et surtout pour qui ? Entre les mains des lobbyistes Logo Sanofi Adventis. EFSA 18/06/15 Le conseil d’administration discute la version préliminaire de la stratégie 2020 de l’EFSA, le projet « Transparence et Dialogue », et rend un avis positif sur la comptabilité financière 2014 – Retransmission audio disponible. Nouvelle - Parma , 18 juin 2015 Audiocast and documents Le conseil d'administration a discuté de la stratégie 2020 de l'EFSA, qui définit les objectifs que l'Autorité entend atteindre et les valeurs qu'elle s’engage à défendre au cours des cinq prochaines années.
Les membres se sont également penchés sur les progrès réalisés dans le cadre du projet « Transparence et Dialogue » de l'EFSA depuis la dernière réunion du conseil d’administration, et ils ont adopté les comptes de l'EFSA pour l'année financière 2014. L’EFSA a présenté au conseil d’administration son programme stratégique pour les cinq prochaines années afin de recueillir les commentaires structurés des membres alors qu’elle prépare le document pour le soumettre à une consultation publique plus tard dans l’année.
Projet « Transparence et Dialogue en Évaluation des risques » Comptabilité financière 2014 Modalités d’exécution du statut du personnel Accueil d’un nouveau membre au conseil d’administration. Bizarre Cases of People Who Spontaneously Ceased to Exist. Mysterious disappearances aren’t new. For whatever reasons, some people just seem to vanish without a trace, never to be seen again. Yet, as bizarre as these cases may be, there seems to be an even stranger type of disappearance out there; people who vanish in full view of others, under circumstances where it seems impossible that they could have even gone far, let alone totally disappeared. These are the cases in which people were there one moment and gone the next, seeming to have just literally faded from existence, leaving us baffled and perhaps even questioning what we think we know about this mysterious world of ours.
Let’s take a look at the history of some of the more curious accounts of these spontaneous vanishings of people who by all indications seemed to have just ceased to exist. One of the earliest well-known accounts of people spontaneously vanishing comes from back in the 1700s. Other equally baffling cases continued into the 1800s.
Health Insurers Ask to Keep Rate-Increase Data Secret. Facial Recognition System Targets Criminals in Public Places. Criminals beware! Ayonix Inc. Japan, an image technology solution provider, recently released a new real-time facial detection and recognition surveillance product aimed at safely identifying criminals and suspects in public places, such as airports, train stations, stadiums and public malls. With this recent technology update, Ayonix's Public Security (APS) product now has a processing speed that's 10 times faster than other releases.
Users can now achieve real-time face recognition in public locations, and APS ver2.1 now makes walk-through facial recognition feasible. The APS scans incoming camera streams in real-time and notifies the operator when a face matches a "hit" on a watch list. APS has been approved by government organizations and is being used by various government organizations to prevent crime around the world. "We are expecting a 120 percent sales [increase] with this new release by the first quarter of 2011," said Sadi Vural, president and CEO of Ayonix Inc. The Majority of Americans Still Don't Care About the NSA Spying on Them - Philip Bump. A bit of good news for the 265 sitting members of Congress who voted to extend the legislation that the NSA claims as its mandate to collect phone data: the majority of Americans don't care. Pew Research today released a poll suggesting that 56 percent of the country thinks doing just that is just fine. The firm, which has clearly been paying closer attention to the history of the NSA than many Americans, asked similar questions about the balance between privacy and terror investigations in 2002, 2003, 2006, and 2010.
That history provides some insight into how attitudes toward the subject have changed. Or: haven't. Asked if it was acceptable for the NSA to intrude on privacy in service to terror investigations, people in 2006, 2010, and today all expressed about two-to-one support for doing so. No On the specific question of warrantless wiretapping — the NSA's apparent ability to catalog data about phone calls — the numbers have shifted just as slightly. Which is a big change from 2006. YouTube - One Hour Per Second. The bacteria that turns water into ice. Meet Pseudomonas syringae, a bacterium that causes disease in plants and helps make snow machines work. It all has to do with ice nucleation — the process that forms ice crystals in the atmosphere and, thus, snow. You probably know that raindrops and snowflakes form around something. There's always a central nucleus that serves as the backbone of the water molecule structure.
Usually, when people talk about this process, they use soot or some other kind of particulate matter as the example of what a nucleus can be. Here's how biologist Mark Martin described the process in the video: In my Microbiology course at the University of Puget Sound, I like to demonstrate the wild and wonderful and weird microbial world.
P. syringae gets this skill from the proteins that cover its surface membrane. Commercial snow machines use the proteins (though not the bacteria itself) to help instigate the creation of snow on ski mountains. Why would bacteria develop this particular ability? Four new element names are on the table | Science | AAAS. Time to throw out that old copy of the periodic table: New names have just been penciled in for four elements officially recognized back in December. Nihonium, moscovium, tennessine, and oganesson will grace the blocks assigned to atomic numbers 113, 115, 117, and 118, said the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) today. Barring any serious challenges during a 5-month public comment period that ends in November, the new names will be officially added to the table (above).
Nihonium, discovered by a Japanese team, means “the land of the rising sun,” while moscovium and tennessine are named after places near the labs where they were discovered (Moscow and Tennessee, of course). And oganesson recognizes the work of Russian chemist Yuri Oganessian. By tradition, the right to suggest a name for an element is granted to its discoverer, although IUPAC has the final say. And with different labs often racing to be first, it’s not always clear who should have the honor. The Five Most Earth-Like Exoplanets (So Far) I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve read that the “first Earth-like exoplanet” has been discovered. With nearly 2000 exoplanets found to date, it is no wonder so many of them will resemble our planet in some way. But which exoplanets are similar enough to the Earth that they could actually be habitable? Many of the claims about the habitability of exoplanets are greatly exaggerated.
The exoplanet GJ1132b was just announced by the MEarth project, as “arguably the most important planet ever found outside the solar system”. While it’s one of the nearest exoplanets yet discovered, it’s hardly Earth-like – situated close to its host star with a scalding surface temperature of several hundred degrees Celsius. Similarly, Tau Ceti e and Kepler 186f have both been touted as Earth twins, but there are other exoplanets out there that are rather more Earth-like. A good way to estimate how habitable a planet is the Earth Similarity Index (ESI). 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Internet Slang. About Internet Slang consists of a number of different ways of speaking, sub-languages, expressions, spelling techniques and idioms that have obtained most of their meaning on the Internet. These different kinds of language can be either known as chatspeak, SMS speak or IM language. Types Intentional Misspellings Intentional misspellings may have stemmed from space restriction on instant messaging and SMS services, including Twitter.
However, some of these mispellings have come from accidental typographical errors that have been embraced by the community. One example of this is “Teh,” an error when typing “The.” Phonetic Translation Coming straight from SMS language, this is a way of replacing entire words or bits of words by their phonetic equivalent embodied into single letters or figures and it is often found in 1337speak. Disemvoweling Disemvoweling is the practice of removing all vowels from a token word and is also found in SMS/IM language. Leetspeak Letter Repetition Idioms [researching] Project Freeman: Peaceful, Lawfull Rebellion Set To Music by 'Litmus A Freeman' (NB: NEW MEDIA ADDED NOV 2011!!!) Propaganda-Types and Examples. Kurt Wüthrich - Autobiography. Declaration of Independence - Text Transcript. The Declaration of Independence: A Transcription IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good. Nor have We been wanting in attentions to our Brittish brethren.
The 56 signatures on the Declaration appear in the positions indicated: Dr Bruce Scott: Turn your illness into a weapon - mental distress from a socialist perspective. Dr Bruce Scott explores the definitions and ideas attached mental health, and offers a socialist perspective THIS short and preliminary article was written as a response to an article that came to my attention that was posted on the CommonSpace website concerning 'mental health' and the fact that it was recently Mental Health Awareness Week.
It is laudable that the aforementioned CommonSpace article, many such similar articles, and 'mental health' campaigns show concern for the 'mental health' of our citizens. However, I have serious reservations with the concept of 'mental health' which are routinely overlooked. The biological model of 'mental health' is not watertight and it remains a highly dubious concept. First, the discourse of 'mental health' or 'mental illness' is not all it is cracked up to be. In other words, the biological model of 'mental health' is not watertight and it remains a highly dubious concept. Karl Marx alluded to this situation of alienation.
David Stojcevski's horrifying death in jail, explained. During his 17-day stay in jail, 32-year-old David Stojcevski lost 50 pounds, hallucinated, and experienced seizures and convulsions. It was all caught on a security camera that jailers were supposed to regularly watch. But no one helped — and Stojcevski died. Now, the FBI is investigating the death, according to Detroit News. The horrifying death of Stojcevski in the Macomb County, Michigan, jail — first reported by Local 4 — is drawing national attention as the latest example of horrific neglect and brutality by the criminal justice system. And unlike previous cases, it was all caught on video — making it easy to see exactly what went wrong.
But beyond the gruesome images and FBI investigation, Stojcevski's death speaks to a much larger problem in the criminal justice system: In many cases, jails aren't staffed, trained, or resourced to deal with cases like Stojcevski's. Stojcevski clearly suffered over 17 days — and died Local 4 Jails are notoriously overcrowded. The Introvert's Dilemma (and How to Solve It) ACTA Treaty Members Map. Swedish Taxi: Hard To Handle PSD. Have you ever astral projected. Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person | Gina Crosley-Corcoran. Years ago some feminist on the Internet told me I was “privileged.” “THE F&CK!?!?” I said. I came from the kind of poor that people don’t want to believe still exists in this country. Have you ever spent a frigid northern-Illinois winter without heat or running water?
I have. At 12 years old were you making ramen noodles in a coffee maker with water you fetched from a public bathroom? This is actually a much nicer trailer setup than the one I grew up in. So when that feminist told me I had “white privilege,” I told her that my white skin didn’t do shit to prevent me from experiencing poverty. After one reads McIntosh’s powerful essay, it’s impossible to deny that being born with white skin in America affords people certain unearned privileges in life that people of other skin colors simply are not afforded.
“I can turn on the television or open to the front page of the paper and see people of my race widely represented.” I know now that I am privileged in many ways. 10. Weighted index 0.56. 4 Constructive Ways to Deal with Criticism. To live and be part of a community at work, home or school means we are sometimes told truths we may not like to know or hear. We get labeled for our shortcomings and judged on our failures and mistakes. While the temptation to block out the unpleasant feedback is strong, we stunt our personal growth and potential by doing so. It’s terribly hard to be on the receiving end of disapproval and negative appraisals, but if we succeed in building our strengths and managing our weaknesses, the world can become our oyster. Below are four ways to deal with criticism: Take time to cool down, set boundaries, and respond, not react.
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