73-year-old billionaire Richard Branson's daily routine starts with an ice bath and a game of tennis
Branson wakes up around 5 or 6 a.m. "Getting up and at it early gives me time to get on top of things, and chart my day effectively," he wrote in a 2014 blog post. "The reason I like to wake up early, is so that I can work through my emails before most of the world logs on," he wrote in a 2017…#bvi #britishvirginislands #virgingroup #siliconvalley #jackdorsey #denniparkinson #barackobama #neckerisland #richardbranson #747 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Luongo: Why War Bonds Are Returning In Europe
Authored by Tom Luongo via Gold, Goats, 'n Guns blog, After a mostly peaceful Security Conference in Munich over the weekend, Estonian Prime Minister Katja Kallas let the real purpose of all the recent hysteria over Ukraine funding out of the…#tomluongo #goats #munich #estonian #katjakallas #ukraine #eucommission #davosian #ecb #christinelagarde (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Friends for hire: Young Chinese rent out their time to earn extra cash
NEW YORK -- Yang, a 27-year-old blogger in Beijing, was in an IKEA store to meet her first client, a young man who was paying 125 yuan ($17) an hour for her time and company. She did not know what to expect other than that he wanted someone to talk to. She soon spotted him and the two walked…#beijing #ikea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Venezuelan Explains How (And Why) Criminal Migrants Get To The US
Authored by Daniela Gonzalez via The Organic Prepper blog, With the last recent events at the US border and the approach of the authorities’ response (not the ones of the States being affected, but the highest ones), anyone with…#danielagonzalez #organicprepper #venezuela #venezuelan #venezuelans #darien #panama #southernborder #caracas #cucuta (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infographic: Medical Blogs That Grab Doctors' Attention Infographic: Medical Blogs That Grab Doctors' Attention
Several of the interesting medical blogs that have caught physicians ' eyes, on topics from injury prevention to the life of a medical student, are highlighted.Medscape (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 23, 2024 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Trends in dental visits among US adults from 1997 through 2019: Implications for policy reform
Conclusions: Relative to urban locales, rural communities experienced persistent disparities in the use of the oral health care delivery system throughout the 23 years measured. Strategies to create innovative models of care are needed to address oral health needs in underserved rural communities. Practical implications: Policy is needed to foster a shift toward population health that will incentivize a health care system that reduces financial barriers and enhances health outcomes for adult oral health, especially for rural areas. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 23, 2024 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Odysseus spacecraft lands on the moon as Nasa hails ‘giant leap forward’ – as it happened
This blog has now closed, but you can read ourlatest story hereOdysseus has started its “powered descent initiative”, as it readies for a landing. The engine on the lander has started up, and it is slowing itself down. As it lowers, sensors on the it will look for a safe spot for a landing,As an example of the mixed payloads that private space missions are taking, Nasa administrator, Bill Nelson said of today ’s mission “Nasa scientific instruments are on their way to the moon, a giant leap for humanity as we prepare to return to the lunar surface for the first time in more than half a century.”Continue reading.....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 23, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Maanvi Singh (now) and Martin Belam (earlier) Tags: Space Science The moon Nasa US news World news Source Type: news

Kraken moves to dismiss SEC lawsuit, which the crypto firm says is retaliation from ‘a politically compromised agency’
On Thursday, the crypto exchange Kraken filed a motion to dismiss a November lawsuit from the Securities and Exchange Commission that accuses the U.S.-based firm of failing to register with the agency and commingling customer funds. In Kraken’s response, and an accompanying blog post, the exchange…#kraken #coinbase #marcosantori #jessepowell #ftx #solana #polygon #cardano #howeytest #supremecourt (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Photographer captures gallery exhibit aboard Singapore Airlines
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Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The European Central Bank's Blog Post on Bitcoin ETFs
Likewise, the use of ETFs as financing vehicles does not change the fair value of the underlying assets. An ETF with only one asset turns its actual financial logic on its head (although there are others in the United States). ETFs normally aim to diversify risk by holding many individual…#cohan #bitcoin #houseofcards #sambankmanfried #lunaterrausd #threearrowscapital #voyagerdigital #blackrock #larryfink #nonedunn (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A high-profile Russian war blogger died after posting that Russia lost 16,000 soldiers taking the Ukrainian town of Avdiivka: reports
A Ukrainian soldier fires during battle in Avdiivka, Donetsk region, Ukraine, August 18, 2023. Libkos/ AP Photo A Russian military blogger is reported to have died after posting about massive Russian losses in Avdiivka. Prior to his reported death, he had complained about being pressured by…#ukraine #russian #andreimorozov #bbcrussian #morozov #maximpashkov #pashkov #ukranian #avdiivka #meduza (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evaluation of tooth color change after a bleaching process with different lasers
 M öbius, D., Braun, A.& Franzen, R. Evaluation of tooth color change after a bleaching process with different lasers.Odontology (2024). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10266-023-00886-xAbstractThe aim of this in vitro study was to evaluate the efficiency of diode laser-activated bleaching systems for color change of teeth. 75 extracted teeth were studied in five different bleaching protocols. Group 1: diode laser 445 nm, 320  µm fiber, 0.5W, continuous wave mode,dose 53 J/cm2. Group 2: diode laser 970 nm, 320  µm fiber, 1W, continuous wave mode, dose 106.10 J/cm2. Group 3: diode lase...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 22, 2024 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

UNISON opinion: A better way is possible for social care
By UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea Social care is broken. Despite it being an essential service that should be the cornerstone of a compassionate society, the Westminster government has washed its hands of it. It has been allowed to deteriorate into a fragmented, underfunded and privatised system that’s unfit to meet the needs of social care users. The inadequate pay and conditions for the workers propping up the system, fail to recognise their value and contributions. UNISON knows that care workers are the beating heart of social care, and is proud to represent so many working in care homes and communities. Ca...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 22, 2024 Category: Food Science Authors: Christina McAnea Tags: Article General Secretary's blog Christina McAnea General election 2024 national care service wes streeting Source Type: news

Thursday Open Thread
is the Gary T. Schwartz Distinguished Professor of Law at UCLA and a Visiting Fellow (Senior Fellow starting May 2024) at the Hoover Institution (Stanford). Naturally, his posts here (like the opinions of the other bloggers) are his own, and not endorsed by any educational institution.#hooverinstitution #stanford (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Startale Labs Secures $3.5 Million in Extended Seed Funding from Samsung and UOB
Startale Labs, a Singapore-based Web3 firm, has secured an additional $3.5 million in funding from Samsung Next and United Overseas Bank (UOB) Venture Management. According to a recent blog post by Startale, the newly acquired funds are set to fuel the expansion of the company’s web3 product…#startalelabs #singapore #samsungnext #unitedoverseasbank #venturemanagement #startale #astarnetwork #startaleweb3cloud #uobventuremanagement #sony (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news