Jordan Drops Out of Red Dead Project, Citing Financial Woes

Green Prophet

Sketch of the map of the Red Dead Canal commissioned by Jordan. While we don’t celebrate the energy crisis and financial woes in Jordan, it is poor finances that’s reportedly putting the highly controversial Red-Dead Canal on hold, Israel’s Maariv newspaper reported on Wednesday. The original plan which called for a canal between the Red Sea in the south up to the Dead Sea in the North to “save” the shrinking Dead Sea, has had environmentalists up in arms.

Carly Fiorina, Anti-Women Woman, Drops Out of 2016 Race


Carly Fiorina, the only women running for the GOP ticket in the 2016 presidential election, has dropped out of the race. After failing to gather votes in both the Iowa and New Hampshire primary, Fiorina, seen as the ‘right wing Hillary Clinton,’ seems to have realized that her campaign was not going anywhere. After her vicious attacks on Planned Parenthood and uniformed commentary on climate change, I can’t say I’m sorry to see her go.

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Before you Follow your Zuckerberg Dreams and Drop Out of College, Read these 3 Quotes.

Elephant Journal

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4 Ways to Reconnect with our Intuition when the Connection Drops Out.

Elephant Journal

Everything in your life is working out really well but then, seemingly without warning, nothing. Everything feels like it’s ground to a halt. What that means for us is that our. Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) appreciation connecting to our intuition higher vibration inspiration intuition our inner voice

The Four Noble Truths of Teen Parents

Elephant Journal

I dropped out of high school and got my GED the October 1994, in May 1995 I attended graduation with my 6-month-old little boy on my hip. I became a teen parent at seventeen years old after being married for over a year. That night I spent it in the ER with a sick little […].

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It Rained Cannabis In Tel Aviv Today VIDEO

Green Prophet

Hundreds of 2-gram bags containing marijuana dropped out of the sky over Rabin Square, for the comfort and delight of the population enduring pandemic times. An announcement of the “Cannabis Rain Project” drops on the Telegram channel said that 1 kilogram (or 2.2

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Weird animal news: shark falls on golf course


” at a Southern California golf course when a 2-foot-long shark dropped out of the sky and flopped around on the 12th tee. The 2-pound leopard shark was apparently plucked from the ocean by a bird then dropped on [.]. And in today’s weird news… an osprey protest? SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (AP) AP) – Nobody yelled “Fore!”

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SeaWorld Has No ‘Heart’, Band Cancels Park Performance


Heart make the third band to drop out, thanks to a petition and "Blackfish." The lineup to SeaWorld''s February concert festival is slimming down. Read More The post SeaWorld Has No ‘Heart’, Band Cancels Park Performance appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Events Music News Top News heart

Want to Really Change the World? Try Doing it like the Buddha.

Elephant Journal

I dropped out. I had a job at a peace organization and my boss was a brilliant, charismatic leader who often gave us pep talks about “the fight for peace.” I did the unthinkable. Enlightened Society Meditation Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only Activism Buddha buddhism changing the world hippie Martin Luther King nomad peace protest suffering

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Q & A with the Remarkable MisAdventure

Elephant Journal

I had dropped out of college, was working […]. In the past what fears kept you from being mindful of your life? During my late teens early 20’s I had found it very difficult to be in alignment with myself and found anger had a strong grip on my daily life, thoughts, and actions.

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How to Work with Societal Demons.

Elephant Journal

The good news is that we don’t have to drop out of society to transform societal demons. We need to work within society to transform them. If we. Meditation Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today buddhism demons meditation Shambhala Times society

Indian Girls Cycle to Success

Wend Magazine

The number of girls who drop out has slowed and the number enrolled has risen from 160,000 in ’06/’07 to 490,000 at present. Bihar is one of India’s poorest and most populous states and life is especially tough for girls. One of their biggest obstacles is the commute to school, which is often arduous at best.

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The North Carolina unemployment insurance field experiment is over

Environmental Economics

1, the maximum period of unemployment payments dropped to 26 weeks in most states, down from as much as 73 weeks. percent, the sharpest drop in the country. But for every worker who found a job, more than two dropped out of the labor force entirely, according to the latest survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which recorded a decline of over 50,000 from June through November.

Leaving the Shadows.

Elephant Journal

Sometimes I’m moving through life, sure of who I am and feeling contented and then suddenly the bottom drops out. Stunned, I find myself in a dark and rocky inner terrain. I’m just emerging from one of those episodes. The kind when one misstep, mixed with the right combination of hormones, work or family drama […].

Cowspiracy Reveals the Secret Causing the Destruction of Our Planet.

Elephant Journal

The controversial film had setbacks as financial backers dropped out and many organizations refused to be interviewed. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a shocking and groundbreaking feature length documentary following filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the single most destructive industry on the planet. Anderson, like a majority of Americans, considered himself an environmentalist and […].

My conservative market-based case for how to fix health insurance

Environmental Economics

 The table below lays out the probabilities of each person getting sick in a particular year:    $          -    $            1,000.00.  If the seller can get the low risk person to buy insurance along with H and M, the expected expenses to the seller now drops to $3,483 per year, or $290 per month.

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Why I Left Facebook.

Elephant Journal

Lately, people have been dropping out of Facebook like flies after a mosquito abatement patrol. My friends—both “real” and “virtual” were surprised—at least I assume my virtual ones were, I’m no longer able to find out. When I sent out a group text […]. Yesterday, I became one of them.

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13 Life Lessons All Parents Should Teach Their Kids

Green (Living) Review

Yet kids are dropping out of the healthy breakfast club at an alarming rate. Forget the Mom guilt—these basic health, nutrition, fitness, and happiness lessons are easy to impart to your family. In fact, you’ve probably ingrained most of them already! But it never hurts to reflect on how well your kids are hearing and adhering to these life lessons and see if it might be time for a refresh.

2017 119

Want to Start a New American Farmstead? There’s a School for That

Green (Living) Review

After dropping out to work on a goat farm in Rhode Island, she realized that she wanted to start her own farm. “I Launching this summer, the Sterling College program will bring a star-studded group of experts to Vermont to focus on both the craft and the business of artisan food and agriculture. Jes Scribner studied graphic design after high school, but couldn’t see herself pitching designs to businesses all day.

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"Professor Leaves a MOOC in Mid-Course in Dispute Over Teaching"

Environmental Economics

The professor is a past-president of the Southern Economics Association (here is his vita ): Students regularly drop out of massive open online courses before they come to term. For a professor to drop out is less common. But that is what happened on Saturday in “Microeconomics for Managers,” a MOOC offered by the University of California at Irvine through Coursera. Richard A.

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Thank God 2015 is Over—but Wait! 9 Ways it was Actually a Very Good Year.

Elephant Journal

The family pet had died and one of his children who had just started college, dropped out and moved back into the family […]. “Thank God 2015 is over,” a Facebook friend said. Not only was the world “going to hell in a hand basket,” but he had to change jobs and move to a new city.

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With Housing Costs Sky-High, the Commune Makes a Comeback

Green (Living) Review

In the glorious ’60s, we might have said that she turned on, tuned in, and dropped out. The 75-member group is spread out over eight buildings in the neighborhood. Several years ago Aurora DeMarco , 53, was having health problems. The divorced masseuse and hospice care provider was stressed, depressed, and overwhelmed by all the upkeep of her three-bedroom condo in the tony Brooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope, known for its majestic brownstones and trendy boutiques.

2017 119

Best Bike Baskets: Find Top Brands Reviewed and Ranked


When you figure out these fundamental subtleties, consider different factors like value and style, regardless of whether the bin needs extra rack, simplicity of mounting, and pet conveying limit. Their longevity is what makes them stand out.

Checking In With Team YogaSlackers

Wend Magazine

Our mission is to test the crap out of all our gear, go fast, take chances and have as much fun as humanly possible. For 2011, our team has been doing awesome even with me having to drop out of Idaho. Our newest decompression method after a long race is long lining… check out our longest walk yet! Chelsey here from Team YogaSlackers. The Adventure Racing Season for us this year has been quite a huge feat.

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Study Finds Elementary Students Like New Healthier Lunches

Green (Living) Review

The peer-reviewed study comes amid concerns that the regulations led schools to throw away more uneaten food and prompted some students to drop out of meal programs.

Here’s Why Electricians Are About To Be In High Demand

Green Prophet

Many people drop out in the initial years, forcing the existing qualified linesmen to fill in for the required jobs. Barefoot College teaches rural Bedouin women in Jordan how to be electricians. The world needs skills, not just lawyers and doctors. Learn why more parents help their kids find technical careers. Among the high demanding jobs now, and in the near future, electrical technicians are ranked near the top of the list.

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Losing Nemo

Sierra Club Compass

stepping out in sub-freezing temperatures in Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, numerous reports have shown the projects are a financial boondoggle, and investors continue to drop out of dredging projects.                         Nemo at the Export-Import Bank of the United States on Wednesday, Jan. After his stop in Los Angeles , everyone’s favorite cartoon clownfish, Nemo, continued his tour of the U.S.,

Gore-Tex TransRockies Run: Soreness Fades, But Memories Last Forever

Wend Magazine

By the time the flight was booked, I found out that my partner and I would have to run the whole dang thing. Turns out, there was none of the alpha posturing and prison yard stare downs that I was anticipating. Once I started talking to the runners around me, it turned out that the mountain running was just the icing on the cake. As it turns out, people who voluntarily choose to run across a mountain range are nothing if not interesting.

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So You Think You Want Wind Power?

Green Home Blog

But never fear, the concept – of a frictionless levitated wind generator which operates without lubricant or TLC (put the dog out, bring the Maglev in) – has been picked up and refreshed by NuEnergy, among others. One of these, and definitely my favorite not only for the amount of energy it delivers but the cut-in and cut-out speeds compared to the price, is the Bergey EXCEL. In fact, you’re probably going to need a handful of approvals, so why not let the pros work it out.

Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge Black Bears

10,000 Birds

In my young teenage years I was walking through the woods and was suddenly startled by a young bear dropping out of a tree only about five meters from me but before I could even react it was running away. I got out there early on the morning of 5 April and turned onto the dirt road that would lead to the wildlife drive…and realized that Google maps had been misleading and what I thought was a route into the refuge was actually a road that led to a landfill of some kind.

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Staycations up by a quarter this summer, research suggests

Green (Living) Review

While staycation bookings are up, Spain remains the top summer destination for UK holidaymakers, followed by with Italy, Greece and Portugal, though France has dropped out of the top five this year despite being the third most popular destination for Britons in 2016. With Sterling plummeting 13% against the US dollar and dropping 9% against the euro since the EU referendum vote last June, we are seeing a notable uplift in UK tourists opting to holiday at locations at home.

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How digital nomads can make life count

Green Prophet

The only way someone can check out of society and really make a difference in this world is by giving it forward. Want to help single women out of poverty? Some ideas while you are out there: Don’t tag where you are.

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Birds Don’t Have Wings, And They Don’t Use Them

10,000 Birds

The last couple of months I’ve used this space to talk about birds…but let’s face it, lots of birders out there are capable of discussing all things avian. I can think of three reasons, although I expect more are out there. Third, let’s all be real and admit that some very accomplished birders out there are not very accommodating when it comes to hearing about less experienced birders fiending to add something suspicious to their lists.

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The Fourth Annual Queens County Bird Club Big Sit

10,000 Birds

Previous years had given us some idea of what to expect: in 2014, our inaugural year, we netted 72 species ; in 2015, we topped that with 76 species ; but in 2016 we had horrific weather and were washed out before the day was halfway done and only had 35 species. (It I had very low expectations going into the Big Sit this year as the winds were forecast to be out of the south, which usually spells doom for birding on the barrier beaches in autumn.

2017 131

Some thoughts from the AERE Conference in Seattle

Environmental Economics

which I've printed out for regional and methodological reasons). The second valuation session included three papers with a focus on lab and survey elicitation of risk preferences (maybe the choice experiment paper dropped out? -- by the way, my oyster risk reduction paper would have fit in this session!). The AERE Conference in Seattle was awesome*. It was well organized and well run, the papers and presentations were excellent.

What Closing Big Oil’s Tax Loophole Could Do For Kids

Sightline Daily

Dropout prevention – Prevent students in grades six through nine from dropping out. Though districts are able to identify students in these grades who are at risk of dropping out, they need more resources to support them and keep them engaged. In Washington, oil refineries have long benefited from an accidental tax loophole so bizarre that the state’s bi-partisan tax review committee can identify no public policy purpose for it.

I survived NOLA

Environmental Economics

Two other papers had dropped out for various reasons, an epidemic at this year's meeting according to the SEA people. On the way out of the hotel it seemed like this was very common. I'm back from attending the Southern Economic Association meetings in New Orleans, LA. I got back home Sunday night at 10:30 and was in the office around 8 on Monday morning. Thank goodness I'm administering exams this week as my head and nerves are shot.

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For-Profit Education Firm Kaplan Is 14th Company to Dump ALEC.

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Steve Jobs Tribute: A Legacy Environmentalists Can Learn From

Green Prophet

Steve Jobs did not revolutionize the animation and computing industry by feeling sorry for himself when he found out about his illness. – the company that he co-founded after dropping out of college – fired him at 30, he did not give up and slink into oblivion. The world’s most innovative rebel was the son of a Syrian man who gave him up for adoption. But neither this, nor cancer, nor a series of public failures ever deterred his strength of vision.

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Ski the Middle East with a natural born skier

Green Prophet

Al Qaeda Terrorist Drop-Out, And Champion Skier, Builds “Green” Ski Slopes on Sand Dunes in Qatar. The Middle East, in spite of unusual indoor places like Ski Dubai is not exactly on the main track of international ski sites and resorts like Cortina in Italy or Aspen. But the Middle East has some stunning and relatively unknown locations worth hitting. Ever think about skiing Iran? Or sliding down slopes in Lebanon? .

Invest in ancient fig cultivars in Morocco, invest in the future

Green Prophet

Knowledge is deeply needed at a fig plantation near Ouezzane, where farmers lose out on economic opportunities due to lack of infrastructure and knowledge. Past age 12, however, roughly 30 percent of children drop out because they do not have the money for $1.20 Moroccan fig trees are a part of Ahmed Hakam. Until he was nine years old, Ahmed never ventured outside of his birth village near the northern city of Ouezzane.

Juha’s Guesthouse in Jisr al-Zarka is looking for seaside guests

Green Prophet

Often described as one of the poorest towns in Israel, with a high “drop out” rate among school children, Jisr al-Jarka was described by its mayor, Az-Adin Amash, as “the most beautiful place on earth.” Saudi Teacher Built a Funky Guest House Out of Recycled Materials.

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Futuristic Dubailand Theme Park City Growing Ahead With $55 Billion

Green Prophet

American entertainment giants including DreamWorks, Universal Studios and Six Flags dropped out of the project. It’s a fact that Disneyland fits inside Disney World’s parking lot. Now double up Disney World and you almost match the planned footprint of Dubaiworld. That’s unimaginable, and sure to haunt my dreams.

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