Jan. 7th, 2016


Jan. 7th, 2016 06:24 am
birdwatcher: (belgium fries)
When Oregon was granted statehood in 1859, it was the only state in the Union admitted with a constitution that forbade black people from living, working, or owning property there. It was illegal for black people even to move to the state until 1926.
birdwatcher: (belgium fries)
С какой целью федеральное правительство публикует год за годом свой диетологический вздор? На этот вопрос отвечает газета USA TODAY, как умеет.

А вот наблюдение газеты theweek: The 2016 election cycle is certainly shaping up to be a transformational one for Republicans, just not in a libertarian direction.
birdwatcher: (Leif Gram: Mr. Fix)
A Chicago company plans to build a tower in rural England 30 feet higher than London’s tallest skyscraper.
Интересно, все эти люди, которые считают, что биржа - это такое бессмысленное казино, в котором всё всегда случайно, как себе такое объясняют? Наверное, проходит по разряду оборудования для казино, мол, ломберные столы и качественные рулетки тоже недешевые.
birdwatcher: (Dore: Ogre)
Спрашивается: что будет, если вдруг запретить в чикагских гастрономах бесплатные полиэтиленовые мешки?
Примечание: The term “plastic carryout bag” does not include reusable bags. "Reusable bag" means a bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and meets all of the following requirements: (1) has a minimum lifetime of 125 uses which, for purposes of this definition, means the capability of carrying a minimum of 22 pounds 125 times over a distance of at least 175 feet; (2) has a minimum volume of 15 liters; (3) is machine washable or is made from a material that can be cleaned or disinfected; (4) does not contain lead, cadmium, or any other heavy metal in toxic amounts; (5) has printed on the bag, or on a tag that is permanently affixed to the bag, the name of the manufacturer, the country where the bag was manufactured, a statement that the bag does not contain lead, cadmium, or any other heavy metal in toxic amounts, and the percentage of post-consumer recycled material used, if any; and (6) if made of plastic, is a minimum of at least 2.25 mils thick.)

На этот вопрос самостоятельно смогут ответить только самые знающие экономисты, а для всех остальных ответ под катом )