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In the beginning, Walmart was a merchandizing enterprise which took advantage of the fact that the mark-up on products was typically 100% of the wholesale price. Moreover, other large merchandizers, ...
by hannah
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 06:15 AM PST with 4 Recommends
A late Bucket on this Friday morning. Come join me in a marsh. The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the ...
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 09:55 AM PST with 30 Recommends
The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (the international body that putatively oversees said fisheries with an eye to preserving minimum safe stocks) has increased the ...
by enhydra lutris
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 11:57 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Charles Dickens was the first popular progressive known throughout the world and may be the most popular progressive who ever lived. It is well known that Dickens affected change in debtor's ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 09:18 PM PST with 32 Recommends
It's been brutal since the election, so I'm going to take your mind off how bad things have been and introduce my local zoos new Jaguar cubs. Oh, yeah, they're cute. But First, A Word From Our ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 55 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 07:00 PM PST with 38 Recommends
Recently, my thoughts have been on lifestyles that leave a smaller footprint. This is partly motivated by the recent New York Times article on The Art of Organizing and partly on the mindfulness ...
by lizgallo
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 04:58 PM PST with 1 Recommend
In the fall of 2012 at the headquarters of The Nature Conservancy, the largest conservation organisation in the world, there was a meeting to try to dampen what was becoming a very public squabble ...
by ban nock
Comment Count 113 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 06:40 AM PST with 7 Recommends
What happens to copy right when an editor throws a story in the trash? Of course, there'd be no point in providing a link to The Brunswick News anyway, because one has to subscribe to read ...
by hannah
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
[http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=12479&updaterx=2014-10-05+16%3A15%3A06 The Lower Unemployment Rate is a Recovery–for the Top 10%] ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 02:12 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
Cross-posted at Booman Tribune Regardless of the outcome of the US election, any elections in Europe, Australia, New Zealand--or even India, Pakistan, and China, the Washington consensus and ...
by TarheelDem
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Sep 26, 2014 at 08:24 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The archaeological case for protecting Greater Canyonlands "Greater Canyonlands holds some of the most scientifically important cultural resources to be found anywhere in North America," says ...
by Dan Chu
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 12:33 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular series from the Backyard Science group. Here we talk about Mother Nature in all her glory, especially the parts that live nearby. So let us know (as close as you are ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 06:00 AM PST with 21 Recommends
(cross posted at Huffington Post ) The 2nd Annual Green Beer Fest is coming to the Boulder Bandshell Amphitheater on Saturday September 27,2014 from 2-10pm . This is not just any beer festival, ...
by wade norris
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2014 at 12:16 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Proposed efficiency rule on new commercial air-conditioning units will cut their energy usage in half. The Obama administration took several ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2014 at 01:34 PM PDT with 140 Recommends
...because life can and also should be funny from time to time. : ) The Bald Eagle is a beautiful creature, and its use as a symbol for our country is all well and good. But the Sasquatch is an ...
by jbeach
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 04:53 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Every major city in the US has a zoo. For most children, trips to the zoo are a highlight of childhood. Today, there is a small but vocal movement to eliminate zoos. But zoos actually have a long ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 07:16 AM PST with 8 Recommends
This article by Franette Armstrong marks another installment in the "Gray Papers" addressing all things elephant, rhino and other African wildlife now endangered due to human behavior and culture.
by JrCrone
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 03:40 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Reposted from Wonky News Nerd According to a pair of studies published Tuesday, climate change and habitat loss have the potential to be very bad for bird populations in the continental United ...
by WonkyNewsNerd
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 10:43 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The purpose of this diary is to put the high beams on a review of the Red Wolf Recovery Program being conducted by the Wildlife Management Institute, a private consulting organization hired for this ...
by wordwraith
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Sep 07, 2014 at 05:08 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
U.S. Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic Levels by Bill Chappell, NPR.org -- September 07, 2014 Decades after the threat of extinction led to them being protected from whalers, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Sep 07, 2014 at 09:39 AM PDT with 30 Recommends