The Complex And Precise Work Of Agricultural Grain Dryers In Oregon

Read More About: Atlex Stockyards byadmin To feed livestock throughout the cold winter months, owners of these animals must have access to large amounts of dry food like hay and pellets. Grain Dryers in Oregon can be integral in the process of feeding animals when farmers do not have their own silos or grain elevators. The owner of one or two horses can get through the winter by buying or bartering for hay from local farmers and by picking up oats from the feed store. But, larger enterprises require a…

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Report reveals Top 10 most-confusing tech buzzwords

Sunday, March 27, 2005 Danville, California — The California-based Engligh language tracker, Global Language Monitor, released its 2005 list of most confusing – yet frequently cited – high tech buzzwords to be “HTTP,” “Voice Over IP” (VoIP), and “Megapixel.” Closely following were “Plasma,” “Robust,” “WORM” and “Emoticon.” In early March, the group used a predictive index computer algorithm to track specific words and phrases in the media and on the Internet. They were tracked in relation to frequency, contextual usage and appearance in global media outlets. The Global Language Monitor…

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Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder of PETA, on animal rights and the film about her life

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 Last night HBO premiered I Am An Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA. Since its inception, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has made headlines and raised eyebrows. They are almost single-handedly responsible for the movement against animal testing and their efforts have raised the suffering animals experience in a broad spectrum of consumer goods production and food processing into a cause célèbre. PETA first made headlines in the Silver Spring monkeys case, when Alex Pacheco, then a student at George Washington…

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Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not a statistically significant sample. If this surgical procedure is as successful in large-scale studies, it may lead the way for the use of robotic surgery in even more delicate procedures, such as heart surgery. Note…

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Real Estate, Mutual Funds, Entrepreneurship Or Just Saving?}

Read More About: Mr Property Services Submitted by: Charlton Brown Why the time is NOW for the 40 something man to start preparing for his future! If I were to ask you which age group is experiencing the most financial hardship, you might think of the Baby Boomers (55-70) approaching retirement after a decade of weak stock and real estate markets or the Millennials (21-34) squeezed between poor job prospects and high student loan payments. Theres some truth in both of those characterizations. But according to recently released generational research…

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Health organisations respond to Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sunday, September 16, 2007 The World Health Organization (WHO), non-governmental aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have sent experts to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to assist local health authorities with a recent outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Kasai Occidental province of DRC. The illness had been unidentified until laboratory test results confirmed the presence of the virus. DRC President Joseph Kabila described the situation as being contained. “The village of Kampungu has been quarantined to prevent…

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Global study dispels some myths about sexual behaviour

Wednesday, November 1, 2006 The first comprehensive global study of sexual behaviour, published today as part of The Lancet’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Online Series, found that people aren’t losing their virginity at ever younger ages, married people have the most sex, and there is no firm link between promiscuity and sexually transmitted diseases. Experts say data gleaned from the study will be useful not only in dispelling popular myths about sexual behaviour, but in shaping policies that will help improve sexual health across the world. Researchers looked at previously…

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Sandra Fluke insists she will not be silenced

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 In an opinion piece published by CNN on Tuesday, Georgetown University law student and women’s rights advocate Sandra Fluke insisted she will not allow slurs from critics to silence her and other women from continuing to speak out on issues regarding women’s health and contraception. Fluke has faced slurs and personal attacks after speaking before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee in the United States House of Representatives about women’s health and contraception. She was called a “slut” and a “prostitute” by talk radio show…

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How To Plan A New Look For Your Kitchen

Read More About: Flatpack Wardrobes How to Plan a New Look for your Kitchen by kitchen Remodeling and renovating the kitchen in one’s home is always an exciting proposition. It is considered more of a prerogative of the lady of the house to decide how the kitchen should look like. After all, in many homes, not only does the mistress of the house spend a good deal of time in the kitchen but the room itself transcends its culinary purposes and evolves into a lively centre for the entire household.…

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US Senator Kennedy has brain tumor surgically removed

Monday, June 2, 2008 Today, United States Senator Ted Kennedy underwent surgery for a brain tumor at Duke University Medical Center. Kennedy, 76, was diagnosed with malignant glioma, a common but dangerous form of cancer, after suffering a seizure on May 17. Kennedy has met repeatedly with friend and medical advisor Dr. Lawrence C. Horowitz to plan a course of treatment. The first, of the major phases of that treatment has now been completed, and it is expected that chemotherapy and radiotherapy will follow. “I am pleased to report that…

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