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International Trend: Home Ownership Opens Up to Women in India - 03/25/09 06:55 AM
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President Obama invoked the struggles of his grandmother, single mother, wife, and two young daughters yesterday in creating a White House panel to advise him on issues facing women and girls.Obama signed an executive order creating an across-the-government council designed to help Cabinet agencies and departments collaborate on ways to make sure women were provided opportunities offered to men.The president named senior adviser Valerie Jarrett - herself a single mother - to head the group, which would include Cabinet secretaries and other administration officials.He said he signed the order to honor all the women who came before him, and said (0 comments)
What is that technology, anyway? - 03/11/09 09:39 AM
We've all been there. We hear our friends, family, and co-workers talking about mysterious things called RSS, Wikis, and Twitter, and we secretly think...what is that anyway? We try to hide the fact that we don't have a clue what they're talking about. Well no more. Enter Common Craft's "In Plain English" video series. These short, entertaining videos sum up hard to understand concepts usually in about 3 minutes or less. Besides their technology topics, they also cover how to save and borrow money, how phishing scams work, and why we should use CFL lightbulbs. Check it out here http://www.commoncraft.com/show.For real (0 comments)
A little extra peace of mind is just a few clicks away for proactive consumers who take precautionary measures to verify whether a professional is licensed and without disciplinary actions via the online tools at the Colorado Division of Registrations web site:www.dora.state.co.us/registrations.The Division of Registrations, the largest division within the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), strongly encourages Colorado consumers to visit the division web site to:- Verify whether a professional is licensed or registered in Colorado.- Check for disciplinary actions.- Look up a physician’s professional profile.- Find information on how to file a complaint.The Division receives more than 4,000 (0 comments)
The term permaculture, meaning "permanent agriculture" was coined in the 1970's by Australian Bill Mollison. Originally it was a beneficial assembly of plants and animals in relation to human settlements, mostly aimed towards household and community self reliance, and perhaps as a commercial endeavor only arising from a surplus from the system. However, permaculture has come to mean more than just food sufficiency in the household. Self-reliance in food is meaningless unless people have access to land, information, and financial resources. So in recent years it has come to encompass appropriate legal and financial strategies, including strategies for land access, (0 comments)
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