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Asia stocks gain on stimulus hopes, Europe flat

European shares traded mixed in a narrow range Monday as tensions over Ukraine simmered while Asian stock markets mostly rose on expectations of stimulus in China after manufacturing growth slowed in August. 13 more words

Asia stocks rise on S&P high, China stimulus hopes

Asian stock markets rose Monday, lifted by another record high on Wall Street and expectations of stimulus in China after its manufacturing growth slowed. Investors looked ahead to this week’s U.S. 14 more words

No, We Are NOT All Getting Taller or Growing Bigger Feet

Hey manufacturers: remember that there are plenty of us still around who haven’t grown much in the last several decades.

Lila is a mere five feet tall with size 5 feet, a situation that has not changed since… oh, probably about age 13 or so. 717 more words


The Assembly of a New World Order

“A world order of states affirming individual dignity and participatory governance, and cooperating internationally in accordance with agreed-upon rules, can be our hope and should be our inspiration.” – Henry Kissinger  August 29, 2014 (Article… 240 more words

End Times

Imperial Identity

In terms of imperial identity, China doesn’t have a lot in common with the US or Europe. There’s never an easy answer with culture and identity, but I tried to explore the character of a diverse nation. Read more at augustusblack.com…


Improvise and Innovate

Holi, an Indian festival of colors, has been one of my favorite festivals where we spent the first half of the day spraying colors and colored water on family & friends. 660 more words


Writing at Geektime

I’ve actually been pretty busy publishing on Geektime, Israel’s leading technology news blog. It’s been fun writing about tech again. You can check out my… 120 more words