Had I traveled back from the future, I would certainly bet all my money on the stock market or raise a technology company with future knowledge. Gathering resources are essential to any kind of mission they were sent to, or if they have no mission at all, who wouldn't like to live comfortably and rich.
I share an 80 sq ft cubicle with four other people. That's 20 sq ft per worker. I don't need a bat to reach my neighbor, I just need to turn around and extend my arm. In case you are interested, I work in R&D in a Fortune 500 company but in a 3rd world country.
It could be worse, though. I wouldn't like to work in an open space (no walls, no privacy whatsoever) or crammed side to side (as those who work in call centers).
Their logic may go like this
1) getting scr**ed by public P2P
2) establish several private P2P
3) go to congress with argument that there is no more need for public P2P
4) public (uncontrolled) P2P becomes illegal
5) profit !!!
There is no need for the ????
According to the World Health Organization (see http://www.who.int/countries ) the results are:
Life expectancy at birth m/f (years):
Healthy life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2003):
Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births):
Probability of dying between 15 and 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population):
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2005):
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2005):
Reach your own conclusions.
I've been making a very conscious effort since I moved to BC back in 2005 to make my home more energy efficient. To start, I should note that I have things comparatively easy -- Gigi and I are living in a one bedroom apartment. However, as we're on the ground floor, with no balcony, and with a balcony directly above the living room window, with a ~3m cliff wall only about 4m away from and parallel to the windows, we get virtually no direct sunlight, thus artificial lighting is pretty much a
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