Monthly Archives: March 2013

Has the cash register reached its expiry date? U.S. stores allow sales staff and shoppers to checkout on phones and tablets (with video)

Has the cash register reached its expiry date? U.S. stores allow sales staff and shoppers to checkout on phones and tablets (with video): “     Has the cash register reached its expiry date? U.S. stores allow sales staff and … Continue reading

Posted in Digital | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lumber prices skyrocket due to stronger housing markets and tight supply

Lumber prices skyrocket due to stronger housing markets and tight supply: “       Lumber prices skyrocket due to stronger housing markets and tight supply   Western sawmills benefit most since they ship lumber to U.S. and Asia   … Continue reading

Posted in Digital | Tagged , | Leave a comment

BBC News – Why are the French drinking less wine?

BBC News – Why are the French drinking less wine?: “ 25 March 2013 Last updated at 20:22 ET Why are the French drinking less wine? By Hugh Schofield BBC News, Paris Continue reading the main story In today’s Magazine … Continue reading

Posted in Digital | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

BlackBerry Z10 U.S. launch heats up

BlackBerry Z10 U.S. launch heats up: “  BY DAVID FRIEND, THE CANADIAN PRESS MARCH 11, 2013     Photo:  Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor poses with the new Blackberry Z10 smartphone during its launch in Mumbai, India, last month. The phone … Continue reading

Posted in Digital | Leave a comment

Freakonomics: Nudging People to Exercise

Freakonomics » Nudging People to Exercise: ”  Nudging People to Exercise FREAKONOMICS 02/28/2011 | 12:30 pm  Ian Ayres has long advocated the use of commitment contracts in achieving dieting and weight loss goals. Alan M. Garber and Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert … Continue reading

Posted in Digital | Leave a comment

Children ‘recruited’ into Syria war

                Children ‘recruited’ into Syria war: “Increasing numbers of children in Syria are being recruited by armed groups on both sides of the conflict, Save the Children says in a report.” Children are … Continue reading

Posted in Digital | Leave a comment

Neanderthal big eyes ’caused demise’

Neanderthal big eyes ’caused demise’: “A study of Neanderthal skulls suggests that they went extinct because they had larger eyes than our species.” A study in the Royal Society Biological Research Journal (B Journal) suggests a partial reason for Neanderthal … Continue reading

Posted in Digital | Leave a comment