The Greater Mekong, which is made up of 600,000 square kilometres of wetlands and rainforest along the Mekong River in Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam and China, is also home to striped rabbits, bright pink millipedes laced with cyanide and a rat that was believed to have become extinct 11 million years ago.
ubanks says that companies should be "true to the material. That means making plastic look like plastic, metal like metal and rubber like rubber. Honesty with materials means you are being honest with your customers.” I can agree with that. And look forward to the day silver-painted gadgets are no longer made.
Thousands of Iraqis have demanded the release of a local TV reporter who threw his shoes at US President George W Bush at a Baghdad news conference.
After going months without a full-time job, Daniel Ramirez has decided it's time to return to family in Mexico.
Vicenta Rodriguez Lopez says she can't afford to live in Colorado any more because her husband was deported.
"If the crisis was predictable and is explainable, why did no one listen? It’s because too many politicians believed that a free lunch was possible and a new economic paradigm had arrived. But we’ve heard that one before--like the philosopher’s stone that could turn lead into gold. Prosperity without work is a dream of the ages."
Peter Schiff goes on Bloomberg and spills out a lot of common sense.
I love how this blog gives everyday people a big voice to tell the world what's wrong. Here's 19 of our reader's original stories that drew the most buzz, and blood, online over the years...
It is clear that the U.S. auto industry has been and is traveling down a path that is unsustainable. Many, many changes will have to be made in order to ensure a viable future for the U.S. auto industry. All the bailouts or “bridge loans” are likely to do is keep putting off the inevitable, and propping up something that isn’t viable or sustainable.
A bailout-weary Congress killed a $14 billion package to aid struggling U.S. automakers Thursday night after a partisan dispute over union wage cuts derailed a last-ditch effort to revive the emergency aid before year's end.
December 10, 2008 C-SPAN U.S. House. Here are Rep. Paul's comments to the House regarding the Auto Bail out Bill in one video. He spoke twice.