Something Mayor Bloomberg should consider cutting expenses and getting revenue.

           As we all know, solid waste is a product of the human activity.  It develops throughout the time as a mixture of different fractions.  Solid waste is gathered at residential and business locations (1st level), picked up by a garbage company vehicle (2nd level), and dropped at a landfill (3rd level).              The project will introduce the new approach of the garbage pick up concept.  The idea is to keep all fractions separated from each other, so they could be collected and picked up as a separate pile.  While collected and picked up separately, each fraction appears as a raw material that could have subsequent use.           To keep fractions separated from each other at the 1st level, Total Recycles (company) will offer money to the residential and business patrons, another words a company will buy unmixed fractions.  Company will amass them and sell in bulks as a raw material for a sensible use.  Therefore, scientific research will be conducted; different procedures and hardware products will be developed.   This project will automatically reject all expenses and disadvantages that belong to the traditional methods of the solid waste management            According to the 1992 Statistical Abstract of the United States (table #359 /page # 216), the waste, that was generated in the US in 1988, formed 360 billions of pounds (179.6 millions of tons).  260 billions of pounds (130.5 millions of tons) of the solid waste went to landfills.  If, for the sake of the count, a profit from each pound of the rubbish would be equal $0.01, a year profit would be 2.6 billions of dollars.            Total Recycles could remedy the solid waste problem.  This project will eliminate creation of new landfills, bring revenue and so on and so forth.  Besides economical advantages, this venture will make the environment cleaner from the global point to the point where instead of littering on the streets, people will pick the rubbish up in order to sell it.  Consequently, big cities and small towns will routinely have clean streets.  Overall, lifestyle of the future generations will be changed forever for the better.       

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing threat to good health and well-being

Antimicrobial resistance is growing worldwide, rendering many "work horse" medicines ineffective. Without intervention, drug-resistant pathogens could lead to millions of deaths by 2050. Thankfully, companies like Pfizer are taking action.

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  • Antimicrobial-resistant pathogens are one of the largest threats to global health today.
  • As we get older, our immune systems age, increasing our risk of life threatening infections. Without reliable antibiotics, life expectancy could decline for the first time in modern history.
  • If antibiotics become ineffective, common infections could result in hospitalization or even death. Life-saving interventions like cancer treatments and organ transplantation would become more difficult, more often resulting in death. Routine procedures would become hard to perform.
  • Without intervention, resistant pathogens could result in 10 million annual deaths by 2050.
  • By taking a multi-faceted approach—inclusive of adherence to good stewardship, surveillance and responsible manufacturing practices, as well as an emphasis on prevention and treatment—companies like Pfizer are fighting to help curb the spread.
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22 months of war - condensed in a 1-minute video

No, the Syrian civil war is not over. But it might be soon. Time for a recap

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  • The War in Syria has dropped off the radar, but it's not over (yet)
  • This 1-minute video shows how the fronts have moved – and stabilised – over the past 22 months
  • Watching this video may leave you both better informed, and slightly queasy: does war need a generic rock soundtrack?
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Bespoke suicide pods now available for death in style

Sarco assisted suicide pods come in three different styles, and allow you to die quickly and painlessly. They're even quite beautiful to look at.

The Sarco assisted suicide pod
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Death: it happens to everyone (except, apparently, Keanu Reeves). But while the impoverished and lower-class people of the world die in the same ol' ways—cancer, heart disease, and so forth—the upper classes can choose hip and cool new ways to die. Now, there's an assisted-suicide pod so chic and so stylin' that peeps (young people still say peeps, right?) are calling it the "Tesla" of death... it's called... the Sarco! 

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How to bring more confidence to your conversations

Entrepreneur and author Andrew Horn shares his rules for becoming an assured conversationalist.
  • To avoid basing action on external validation, you need to find your "authentic voice" and use it.
  • Finding your voice requires asking the right questions of yourself.
  • There are 3-5 questions that you would generally want to ask people you are talking to.
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