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What to Consider When Making Big Changes to Your Land

Contributed Post Making changes to your land, whether it’s land that belongs to your or your business, is a big undertaking. You have to give plenty of thought to what you might do and the kind of impact it might have. Planning and consideration are key because there are always things that can go wrong. Here are some of the main things you should consider when you want to make big changes to your land. Don’t Overestimate the Size and Space You Have to Work With First of all, you need to make sure that you don’t make the mistake of overestimating the size and space you have to work with. This is something that many people do when they are aiming to make big…
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War On Narcotics: Should Illegal Drugs Be Legalized?

It’s no secret that the world is constantly battling a war against the trade of narcotics. Almost every day, we read stories in the media about people across the drugs “food chain” getting caught and sent to jail. As you can imagine, law enforcement officials from countries like Colombia are always busy trying to stop drugs like cocaine from getting produced and exported to the rest of the world. Unfortunately for them, it looks like the world of illicit drugs isn’t going to cease anytime soon. Campaigners have called for drugs to become a public health matter rather than a law enforcement one. Did you know that crime statistics for many countries show that substance abuse and distribution is one of the top reasons for…
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Why Businesses Aren’t Hiring, And What Trump Can Do About It

Contributed Post The job market figures under Obama weren’t good. Although economists waxed on about how he managed to get the rate of unemployment down below five percent, that headline statistic brushed over a much deeper problem in the economy. A lot of people who found themselves out of work simply didn’t bother looking for a job. Instead, they dropped out of the labor force and vanished altogether. When viewed from the perspective of the labor force participation rates, the picture is a lot less rosy. Today, the US economy has the same participation rate as it did in the 1970s before the feminist revolution pushed millions of women into the workforce. That means that millions upon millions of people are sitting around, twiddling their…
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Robots Are Creating A Healthcare Nerdvana

Contributed Post Image source The idea of robots with sophisticated artificial intelligence taking over the world has been one that Hollywood directors and sci-fi writers have enjoyed exploring for years. However, the fictional aspects of this concept have been what has driven the genre, until now. Sure, there are major concerns regarding machines replacing humans in the workforce, a lot of which has already begun to happen from supermarket cashiers to telemarketers. But that doesn’t mean there are no benefits because there are. There are millions of benefits, and none more so than in healthcare, where robotics is mindblowing for anyone with even a small twitch of geekiness in them. Unbelievable Precision Is Now Possible There are no two ways to put this; surgery is…
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Teacher Supply Crisis Hits Schools

Contributed Post Link A recent report covered in the media suggests that recruitment targets for schools were missed for the last five years. The consequences for students trying to get an education are evident. With fewer teachers available, children won’t get the same level of information and attention as their predecessors. That could result in a generation of young people who struggle to gain university placements or find their way into well-paid jobs. Today, we’re going to take a quick look at just some of the reasons for that situation. Experts predict things will turn around during the next two years. However, there’s still a long way to go. Low annual salaries The average annual salary for a permanent teacher in the UK is somewhere…
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