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CNBC, no Russia, no Stormy, just the facts

CNBC is the most underrated site on the Internet,

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Birth Dearth and Aging Population

Interesting article about birth dearth and aging population

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I have never read an article that says “sleep late”

many people up before 5

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Showing some love in Haiti – Block Island Times

A group of Block Island residents travelled to Haiti to continue repairing the damage that had been done by two hurricanes that battered the island in the past 10 years. Some of those who travelled, such as Dave Roosa and Dave Kane, have been to…

Source: Showing some love in Haiti – Block Island Times

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We should wake up to the rest of the world..

100% of French schoolchildren are learning a foreign language. That’s also the case in Austria and Norway. Poland and Spain aren’t far behind.

  • The median among European countries is 92% across primary and secondary school, according to Pew. In the U.S., that number is 20%.
  • New Jersey is the only U.S. state where more than half of students are learning a second language. Wisconsin, Maryland and Vermont are next at around one-third. The rate is just 9% in Arkansas, New Mexico and Arizona.
  • No sorpresas: Spanish is by far the most popular foreign language taught in the U.S. In Europe, it’s English.

Another global educational disparity is examined in this week’s Economist: the length of summer breaks…

  • “Their length ranges from three weeks in South Korea to three months in America, Italy and Latvia. … studies have found that children regress over the summer even in Belgium, Britain, Canada, Germany and Malawi, all of which have much shorter summer breaks than America’s.”
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There is so much to read every day on Bloomberg, CNBC, Axios about what is going on in the world. Cable news covers nothing

The changes to our and the world’s economy are breathtaking

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Electric cars will force many changes Here’s a sample of what you won’t find in an EV: spark plugs, pistons, camshafts, fuel pumps, injectors, and catalytic converters.

Electric cars will disrupt the repair industry..

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Iwo Jima Veterans passing away at high rate

World War 2 Veterans dying out and I guess not surprising

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I have never read an article that says “sleep late”

many people up before 5

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Another August 1 in Milford on the shore

Having been here since 1978 I see minor imperceptible changes that tell me fall is coming.  Time is 8:00 PM.  Kids heading back to school, sunset earlier and sunrise later.

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