.. “governments are instituted among men” only for the purpose of securing unalienable individual rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Tragically, America is easily influenced, manipulated and drawn into others’ costly, unwinnable conflicts.
What have we learned from the expenditure of our blood, irreplaceable youth and trillions of dollars?
“The more we understand about [body fat], the clearer it becomes that belly fat is its own disease-generating organism”
The event, held at the home of Robert Wolf, an occasional Obama golf partner and former president of UBS Investment Bank, was the second of three fundraisers the president was slated to attend on Friday.
Tickets to the event began at $15,000 per couple
.. so-called ransomware infections have surged, encrypting billions of documents.
Hackers demand hundreds or thousands of dollars to provide the key that unscrambles files so you can view and use them again.
One particularly virulent strain, called CryptoWall, has infected about 625,000 systems and encrypted more than 5.25 billion files since mid-March, according to new research from Dell SecureWorks.
Economic growth comes from employing labor and capital more efficiently.
That comes from people working hard and innovating.
Each of these requires motivation.
Thus, motivation is the foundation of success.
Become a culture sponge, a content sponge, a role model sponge.
“In the 21st century there is a tendency to erase the differences between the states of war and peace.”
“Wars are no longer declared, and once they start, they do not follow the customary mold.”
.. the U.S. and European powers signed a security guarantee for Ukraine in 1994 in exchange for the government in Kiev giving up its large nuclear arsenal
The territorial gains by ISIS, and its attempt to govern towns and cities in eastern Syria and western Iraq, have forced it to recruit foreigners not just for the battlefield.
The group has tried to lure doctors, oil field workers and engineers to live in, and help run, the caliphate it claims to have established
Thomas Watson is our inspiration,
Head and soul of our splendid I.B.M.
We are pledged to him in every nation,
Our President and most beloved man.
The cable project will be linking five areas and territories such as include Manado (Indonesia), Davao (Philippines), Piti (Guam), Oahu (Hawaii, United States) and Los Angeles (California, United States).
The SEA-US project will be approximately 15,000 kilometers in length.
The $200 million it hopes to secure should help build these businesses. That would amount to just more than 3 percent of the company, a fund-raising strategy other technology companies have used of late.
Uber, Dropbox, Airbnb and now Snapchat have all attracted $10 billion valuations or more by selling small chunks of equity.
At the end, “if they do everything right, it will cost them something less than $7 billion”
“Unfortunately for many American borrowers, it’s too late for them.”
All looks good and works in the lab.
The biggest issue is that both require those ICMP messages to come back to the sending host.
There are a load of badly configured firewalls and ACLs out there dropping more ICMP than they are supposed to. Some people even drop ALL ICMP.
.. author photos have no significant effect in the number of clicks that a page gets. In other words, authorship is neither beneficial nor harmful.
When Disney opened its science-based theme park, Epcot, in Florida in 1982, it took corporate partnerships to a new level.
The park is split into pavilions dedicated to subjects such as space, energy and the seas, and almost every one had a sponsor.
This helped ease the gigantic overheads of what was then the world’s largest construction project.
.. resistance has transformed Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza into dependent wards of international charity, as their economic underpinnings have collapsed.
.. there are two kinds of wars:
productive wars that bring about greater prosperity and safety,
and unproductive ones that are destructive to both.