Take, for example, Big Tobacco’s funding of a “scientific” laboratory in the 1950s that purported to debunk any links between cigarette smoking and lung cancer.The latest advances in ” washing” have come, not surprisingly, via YouTube. Recent “films” posted to the popular online video sharing site include:This film is designed to demonstrate the sportswear company’s commitment to the economic betterment of women and girls in developing countries. (Nike and its vendors have been accused of exploiting labor in poor nations such as Vietnam and Indonesia.)Starbucks Invests in Farmer’s CommunitiesThere’s nothing quite like happy people in bright native headgear picking coffee beans in the shadows of Kilimanjaro and enjoying water from a new plantation funded cistern to take attention off the fact that the about only people getting rich off of Starbucks coffee are the company’s execs and coffee plantation owners.Whole Foods’ “Whole Earth Generation” SeriesAmong other things, like buying its organic produce and all natural turkey jerky, Whole Foods would very much like it if you would convert your diesel vehicle to run on used vegetable oil.
Upstairs, out the fire escape, back down to the sidewalk, then out into the middle of the street. He was sprinting down the block with a duffel bag of my shit, so I took off after him and caught up to him within seconds. He was definitely not expecting me to chase him, so he just dropped the bag and kept running.
Then he started to get creepy. Every single time my mom would take the dog out he would appear outside and want to talk her. He would find an excuse to come knock on our door every single day. Ollie: As much as possible! I still haven’t found a particular path that I want to take as a long term career choice, but the great thing about this programme and department is the wide range of research projects that are going on that I could be a part of. My main goal is to work on distinctly different projects on each placement, so that I can really widen my horizons and discover things that I’m interested in that I might never have thought of before. I also plan on making the most of the mini placement at the end of the scheme to work in a completely different part of the BBC, not necessarily even a technical role, as it gives me another opportunity to broaden my career horizons..
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileTown workers install barriers on the boardwalk in North Carolina as Hurricane Earl closes in. Would you be prepared for a disaster? (Chuck Burton/AP Photo/Canadian Press)Nova Scotians are preparing for a tropical storm, as Hurricane Earl continues to barrel towards the Maritimes.Earl is expected to arrive early Saturday and a tropical storm watch has been issued for the region, but it’s too early to know exactly when or where it will strike. There’s still only a 50 per chance that Earl will be at hurricane strength.Regardless, Environment Canada says it is “very likely” the Maritimes will be hit with high winds and heavy rains on Saturday.Read more.Extreme weather has been a common theme for many Canadians this summer.