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Climate & Weather

Recent Funeral Held for Swiss Glacier

by Taistealai Dozens of Swiss congregated recently in the Glarus Alps of Northeastern Switzerland to mourn the passing of their beloved Pizoli glacier. They had

Culture

Ping Pong Invades Long Beach

The LA Open Table Tennis Tournament kicked off its move to Long Beach — and its partnership with the Ping Pong Fit International Festival –

Business

It’s time for organizations to lean in to change

  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/its-time-organizations-lean-in-change-melanie-fellay/?fbclid=IwAR3W90gQTCxbct4KHXD5-N_VFMSY148EYdB0ES1ip5Tg8kE2sDfwhU5A0wg In today’s rapidly changing and lucrative job environment, quitters are winners. At least that’s what the numbers suggest. Depending on the source, the

Business

French city of Dunkirk tests out free transport – and it works

https://www.france24.com/en/20190831-france-dunkirk-free-transportation-bus-success-climate-cities?fbclid=IwAR3Mzk-mbm_FQ2MQcQLrwe3sjGYOJTmzAV10HioVZPYK7w7ZBFGLjJetMGw&ref=fb The city of Dunkirk in northern France launched a revamped bus system last year with a twist – it’s completely free. A new study

Business

Is French healthcare the best in the world?

https://www.france24.com/en/20190830-french-connections-france-healthcare-system-doctor-affordable-hospital-social-security?fbclid=IwAR3PXqYEqj74xUE_V1_x0NumPAViJfzXpNlNHvdmJBsChKnzYY2a-CZHd90&ref=fb By Taistealaí When it comes to healthcare, the French are very proud of their system. It’s high quality, accessible and affordable. France’s “système de

Current Events

La Tomatina Tomato Festival Buñol, Spain

Quick Facts About La Tomatina Festival https://www.tomatofestivalspain.com/ When: La Tomatina Festival happens annually during the last wednesday of August. Where: Takes place in Buñol, a little

Culture

Guns and America

– El Gringo   I am old enough to remember hearing about a quaint hunting rifle association that wanted to protect the rights of hunters

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