AAAS Family Science Days

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Save the Date! AAAS Family Science Days, Feb. 19-20 in D.C.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) plans two free Family Science Days, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday, February 19-20, at the Washington Convention Center, Exhibit Hall D.
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Big Media – Forget the Net There are only Only Two Companies

6 Monolithic Corporations That Control Almost Everything We Watch, Hear And Read

Big Media – Forget the Net There are only Only Two Companies

6 Monolithic Corporations That Control
Almost Everything We Watch, Hear And Read

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Do You Believe Kiplinger's list is helpful to prospective and current college students?

Kiplinger’s Best Values in Public Colleges for college students released

Do You Believe Kiplinger’s list is helpful to prospective and current college
students?
Kiplinger’s Best Values in Public Colleges for college students released on Tuesday, represents “the 100 top values in public colleges and universities”:
http://content.kiplinger.com/tools/colleges/
Comments welcomed.

Clear Silicone case for ipad 2

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.

Shanghai bullet train

Shanghai to Chengdu bullet train luxury sleeper


(Netease) Starting on January 11, 2011, bullet trains with sleepers will be put into operation between Shanghai and Chongqing as well as between Shanghai and Chengdu. It is the most advanced soft sleeper cars presently used in China. Every soft sleeper is equipped with independent video system and the luxury soft sleepers even have small meeting rooms. Tickets have been for sale at the Chengdu Railway Station since December 23, 2010. From Chengdu to Shanghai the highest ticket for one advanced soft sleeper costs up to 2330 Yuan (after 30% off), as expensive as the rooms at five-star hotels.