it’s widely believed that key staffers at Hon Hai’s Foxconn factories are routinely either bribed or strike illegal deals to supply information to small companies near the plants that want to get a head start on manufacturing.
Chinese firms say iPad 2 cases based on real plans
Some of the companies behind recent iPad 2 case listings at online retailers like Alibaba have claimed or strongly implied that the information was obtained directly from Foxconn’s parent firm Hon Hai. Fullchance Industrial, one of these companies, said in an interview on Friday that it was actively working with Hon Hai and had schematics directly from the contract manufacturer. The details were “extremely accurate,” he told the Wall Street Journal when asked.
The “Kinsey Collection” refers to the roughly 14,000 films and videos belonging to the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, which has offices on the school’s Bloomington campus in southern Indiana. Biologist Alfred Kinsey, who started the institute in 1947 and died in 1956, and his researchers collected the films as part of his world-famous (and the institute’s ongoing) research into human sexuality.
The Kinsey Collection most historically valuable, consists of the one-reel historic stag films made independently from the 1920s through the 1960s. Liana Zhou, Kinsey’s director of library and archives, knows of no other public collection of stag films like it. Kinsey Institute employees make it emphatically clear that all materials are owned separately from the school and are acquired without tax dollars. Until now, the institute has been very careful to only let scholars and researchers see films privately.
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Need a Job? Losing Your House? Who Says Hoodoo Can’t Help?
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by Cameron McWhirter
cite: Educational CyberPlayGround
American Book Award Winner DAN CASSIDY wrote:
How the Irish Invented American Slang Word origin AND Etymology of Jazz
How did Hausa words find their way into Ireland and thence to Brooklyn in the early 1880s? How did they get to Canada ? Hoodoo is not related etymologically as a word to voodoo. Most Anglo-American dictionaries derive hoodoo from voodoo. There is no proof of any relation. In meaning, actually, they are quite different.
Irish American Vernacular English Origin of Hoodoo.
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