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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people, Whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of law, Whereas it is essential to promote the development of friendly relations between nations,

Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources - Stanford University Evaluating web resources Google Free Translation Babel Fish Free Translation What to do if you can't access a site Background to the Africa directory Design Credits Thanks Prepared by Karen Fung for the Information and Communication Technology Group (ICTG), African Studies Association, USA. Disclaimer: Listing of a business or organization in this directory is not an endorsement or guarantee regarding the products or services of the business or organization.

Momentum: The Key to Making Your Big Ideas Happen in 2011 According to Newton's First Law of Motion, the tendency of a body in motion is to keep moving; the tendency of a body at rest is to sit stil December 27, 2010 According to Newton’s First Law of Motion, the tendency of a body in motion is to keep moving; the tendency of a body at rest is to sit still. In other words, it’s a lot less work to keep moving once you have some momentum, than it is to start moving from a dead stop. It doesn’t matter whether you’re running a marathon or running a business – momentum is key. If we can take small steps to execute our big, bold business objectives every day in 2011, it will be infinitely easier to stay focused, make great strides, and blast through the roadblocks that inevitably come up.

Feel miserable working in a cubicle or living in a boring town? The Internet has revolutionized the term ‘work’ today, bringing new opportunities and employment that didn’t exist until recently. For many, the Internet is an opportunity to combine work and traveling the world. The term ‘digital nomad’ is frequently overused and often simply means hacking around in cheap accommodation with a small level of income to keep you going. But, there are some folks out there who have shown that you can combine a career with the freedom to travel on your own schedule. Compassion Compassion personified: a statue at the Epcot center in Florida Compassion is the response to the suffering of others that motivates a desire to help.[1][2] Compassion is often, though not inevitably, the key component in what manifests in the social context as altruism.

Photo Essays Picture 1 of 6 Abubakar Abubakar, son of former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has wedded his American fiancée, Mariana Silver in Dubai. Abubakar … see more » RT @JeromePineau: Autodesk’s Jerome Pineau: Why Great Service Is Social As Autodesk‘s social media strategist, Jerome Pineau is no stranger to the inner workings of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and the like — he leads the 3D design software maker’s efforts on all social channels. But why is social media so critical to the success of Autodesk and its service department? We spoke with Pineau about the use cases, benefits and future of social media in relation to service organizations. Why would a service firm want to turn to social media? Isn’t it all just a big distraction from what’s actually important?

I've seen it happen too many times. A writer is invited to guest post and they gain no headline, let alone a byline. Or it’s buried in the text below where it’s never seen by the Google gods who can bring light to this guest author. After all, isn't the point of guest posting to bring recognition to the author? Social Media for Social Good Organization: Big Cat RescueOrganization Size: 125 exotic cats, 9 paid staff, 107 volunteers, 80,000 supportersName: Carol BaskinTitle: CEO Website: BigCatRescue.orgBlog: 1. What was the very first social media tool your organization utilized, and when? Aug 14, 2000: 2. What social media tools are you currently utilizing?

The Face of Slavery &  Other African American Photographs Please click on any image or title for a larger version and more information. Click hereif you have a fast internet connection Click here: To Leave A Comment === For Suggested Titles from the Museum Book Shop (Click on the logo to visit the Museum's Home Page)

Discover Electronics Kit [2.0] ID: 487 - $49.95 Discover Electronics Kit contains everything you need to learn the basics of electronics and make your own projects. It contains the most common electronics components as well as a prototyping breadboard for you to get started right away. Easy full color diagrams teach you how to bring your own ideas to life.The Discover electronics kit uses standard components. Murphy's law Murphy's law is an adage or epigram that is typically stated as: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. History[edit] The perceived perversity of the universe has long been a subject of comment, and precursors to the modern version of Murphy's law are not hard to find. Recent significant research in this area has been conducted by members of the American Dialect Society. ADS member Stephen Goranson has found a version of the law, not yet generalized or bearing that name, in a report by Alfred Holt at an 1877 meeting of an engineering society.

Africa Health and Medicine on the Internet "up to 80% of people in the south use it as part of primary health care. The situation has given rise to concerns among health practitioners and consumers on the issue of safety, above all, but also on questions of policy, regulation, evidence, biodiversity and preservation and protection of traditional knowledge." WHo released 'a global plan..... The strategy provides a framework for policy to assist countries to regulate traditional or complementary/alternative medicine (TM/CAM) to make its use safer, more accessible to their populations and sustainable."