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Using Technology to Improve Rural Health Care

Providing health care in rural regions presents unique challenges. For some patients, the closest doctor may be a three-hour drive. Clinicians seeking an expert consult may find there’s no appropriate specialist within 100 miles. And vast distance can hinder the dissemination of best practices and …

Health Care

Technology for Social Good - myAgro seeds a mobile future

In the second of this series of Technology for Social Good articles, non-governmental organisation (NGO) myAgro explains how it is using mobile phone …

Agriculture

Safcec calls for promulgation of construction empowerment codes

JOHANNESBURG - The SA Forum of Civil Engineering Contractors (Safcec) claims the delay in promulgating the construction sector codes was making some …

State Capture

Detecon ranks top in offering tailor-made ICT and cloud solutions

RIYADH: Building on its success story of several years as a major player in the ICT sector of Saudi Arabia, Detecon Al Saudia Company is well …

Saudi Arabia

Haus B / Yonder – Architektur und Design

<i>From the architect.</i> Haus B is a work by Yonder for a well-known, Stutt- gart-based family of architects. Before the turn of the century, the family …

Architecture

Columbia University to Spend $100 Million on Improving Faculty Diversity

Columbia University in New York announced it will commit $100 million over the next five fiscal years to promote a “diverse faculty,” according to an …

Columbia University

Russia promises ‘countermeasures’ if Finland joins NATO

HELSINKI ― Russia has issued a fresh warning to Finland against joining NATO. Moscow has already issued a similar caution to Sweden, while Denmark …

Russia

Race Face Chester pedal review - MBR

Plastic fantastic from the Canadians<p>If you are a rider that favours a soft and flexible shoe then the durability and styling of the Race Face Chester …

Mountain Biking

Markets: Nifty celebrates early Diwali, closes at record high

It was an early Diwali on Dalal street as key indices closed sharply higher for the second consecutive session over positive macro data and high …

Business (India)

Urging Diplomacy, China Warns Trump's North Korea Threats Could 'Backfire Bigly'

Julia Conley, staff writerThe Chinese Foreign Ministry demands an end to Trump's threats and name-calling

North Korea

Planning For Success At Older Ages

Three key factors contribute to the quality of life at older ages: sound financial resources, good health, and social interactions. In-depth interviews with U.S. and Canadian older retirees as well as their adult children offer new insights into how these factors shape the lives of older people.<p>A …

Retirement

This French Girl Had The Wedding Of Your Dreams, So You May As Well Elope

When <i>Vogue</i> coverage of a wedding kicks off by announcing that the bride and groom were able to secure a venue—the Palace of Versailles—that even Kim …

Entertainment

Saftu lays corruption, fraud charges against Trillian

Johannesburg - The SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) on Thursday confirmed it had laid criminal charges against Trillian and those implicated in …

Corruption

Amercanex International Exchange

“If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, Infinite.” - William Blake.<p>Cannabis has been used as a …

Cannabis

Digital banks are becoming a reality

Digital banks are becoming a reality.The services offered by traditional banks are too restrictive for what smaller retailers require and many of …

FinTech

Wider Interpol role for China good for the world

Globalisation was made for transnational organised crime. For example, economic integration that boosts development and trade, such as China’s “Belt …

China

Brompton recalls three year’s worth of bikes – what you need to know

<b>Brompton has issued a recall of its bikes from May 2014 through to April 2017</b><p>Brompton bikes has issued a recall of three year’s worth of bikes, …

Trek Introduces Its Fastest, Longest-Range E-Bike Yet

Built for commuters, the Trek CrossRip+ has a 350-watt motor that helps propel it to up to 28 mph.<p>While many cyclists are hanging up their beach …

For Men

Airbus' Bladerunner starts raking air to clean up flying

Airbus flew its A340-300 prototype in a new role today, as a test bed for investigating the friction reducing potential of laminar flow wings.<p>The …

Aerospace

Riskrunner Exotic Review

Charge your soul and let the electrons sing.<p>The Riskrunner is an Exotic Submachine Gun that can be acquired from Exotic/Luminous Engrams, various …

Best Compact Camera 2017: 8 of the best go-anywhere cameras

<b>Looking for a small, practical camera that’s superior to a smartphone to take on your travels or pull from your pocket? Then look no further. Our</b> …

Cameras

It Cuts Both Ways

<i>A version of this piece originally appeared in Plus61J, an Australian-Jewish publication.</i><p>Many Jews are beginning to turn away from the centuries’ old …

Jewish Culture

Google looking to help news outlets win subscribers

Google is seeking ways to help publishers win paying subscribers for news stories, a person close to the matter told AFP.<p>To this end, the US internet …

Google

Zimbabwe: 72 000 Register for Command Agriculture

Over 000 farmers have registered to participate in Command Agriculture in the 2017 /18 season and are ready to put close to 300 000 hectares of land …

Agriculture

Lessons from Yelp’s Empirical Approach to Diversity

Beginning in 2013, a handful of tech companies (including Yelp, where some of us work, Google, LinkedIn, and Facebook) began to research and release data on the diversity of their workforces. The numbers were grim. For instance, in 2014 only 10% of Yelp’s engineers were female. Seven percent of …

Diversity

Spirit Yachts reveals more details of flagship Spirit 111 project

British sailing yacht specialist Spirit used the occasion of the Southampton Boat Show 2017 to release more details and new renderings of its …

Boats

#PICTURES: International Coastal Cleanup Day nets trash – and volunteers | The Mercury

From left to right: Moya Mavie, Kuanda Sibisi, Fadzai Jimha, Melissa Mavie and Samantha Jimha. Picture: Ann KunzLittle Phiwokuhle Ngcobo, 6, and …

Pollution

Mauritania: Minister Highlights Successful Efforts to Combat Terrorism

[UN News] In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mauritania, Isselkou Ould Ahmed …

Africa

What to Do When Your Friend Hurts Your Feelings

It's a specific set of skills.<p>We’ve all been there: our [BFF](http://www.teenvogue.com/tag/friendship) shares one of our secrets, or makes an off-hand comment in front a crush, or doesn’t invite us with her on a juice run, or…or… It’s kind of an endless list. We suffer through these friendship …

Relationships