Some thoughts for today: the bad news and good news for World Water Day. (First, I think every day should be World Water Day, not just March 22nd, but hey, that's just me.) Stop taking your tap water for granted. Go to your tap, draw a glass of water, and drink it. Then remember that nearly a billion people still do not have reliable access to safe, affordable tap water and...
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"If it's taking pictures, it's not a cellphone. If it has, um, a McDonalds app, to tell you where McDonalds is, based on your GPS location that's not a cellphone. If you can get Wikipedia or go to Google, it's not a cellphone. If you can watch YouTube that's not a cellphone. Or Netflix. Think about it! This device is something new and different." Read full article >>
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Arkansas’ cotton gins are looking at a grim future with an expected plunge in cotton acreage this year as farmers turn to more-profitable crops such as soybeans and corn.
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The navy blue leather of Rag & Bone's biker jacket grounds the crisp occular play of Marni's geometric tee. A pleated white skirt contrasts the Tarantino feel of these crystal-covered steel-toe slingbacks. Complete the dress-to-kill look with a vivid red lip. Marni Printed Cotton Jersey and Cotton Canvas T-shirt, $400 at ... More »
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Cotton futures rose following a four-session decline after top cotton importer China said it would continue to stockpile the fiber in 2013.
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Filed under: Investing On this day in economic and financial history... Eli Whitney received a patent for his cotton gin on March 14, 1794. For the first time, American plantation owners would be able to harvest large amounts of cotton profitably. This invention -- which was copied an astounding number of times before Whitney gained any measure of patent compensation -- is...
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Diana Maddox Walker gently lifts a carefully folded white cotton shirt with dark pinstripes out of a box.
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Whether or not cotton is actually "the fabric of our lives," it's definitely that of celebrities' lives if we're to believe the cotton campaign. Zooey Deschanel, Emmy...
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For the past three years, China has been turning to the U.S. for millions of bales of cotton. But instead of consuming that cotton and keeping the demand high, the Chinese have been storing it, gradually building its stock up to to more than 60 percent of the world's inventory.
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