what will the city of the future look like? How will we or will we have zero emissions cities? The Chinese already have one such ZEC (zero emissions city) on the drawing board. Will the US get on board? On Star Trek Voyager in the episode 11:59, Captain Janeway learns that her ancestor convinced the last hold-out on the millenium project to give in. The project could be described as an eco-city. The city is self contained and shaped roughly like a wheel with one large spire in the centre and spokes radiating out from the ground floor of the spire and an outer ring surrounding the whole city. Or it can be described as looking remarkably like Farpoint Station to those who know the reference. Is this the direction we should go? can a ZEC be built?
Pfizer's partnerships strengthen their ability to deliver vaccines in developing countries.
- Community healthcare workers face many challenges in their work, including often traveling far distances to see their clients
- Pfizer is helping to drive the UN's sustainable development goals through partnerships.
- Pfizer partnered with AMP and the World Health Organization to develop a training program for healthcare workers.
The famed author headed to the pond thanks to Indian philosophy.
- The famed author was heavily influenced by Indian literature, informing his decision to self-exile on Walden Pond.
- He was introduced to these texts by his good friend's father, William Emerson.
- Yoga philosophy was in America a century before any physical practices were introduced.
Progressive America would be half as big, but twice as populated as its conservative twin.
- America's two political tribes have consolidated into 'red' and 'blue' nations, with seemingly irreconcilable differences.
- Perhaps the best way to stop the infighting is to go for a divorce and give the two nations a country each
- Based on the UN's partition plan for Israel/Palestine, this proposal provides territorial contiguity and sea access to both 'red' and 'blue' America
A little goes a long way.
- A recent study from the Department of Health and Human Services found that 80 percent of Americans don't exercise enough.
- Small breaks from work add up, causing experts to recommend short doses of movement rather than waiting to do longer workouts.
- Rethinking what exercise is can help you frame how you move throughout your day.
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