Crisis Text Line’s data, she said, suggests that children with eating disorders seek help more often Sunday through Tuesday, that self-cutters do not wait until after school to hurt themselves, and that depression is reported three times as much in El Paso as in Chicago.
The great celebration at Davos and all around the world should be that two billion people have come from abject poverty to essentially lower-middle class. Those people have reasonable safe water, some level of access to education, and reasonable personal security, especially with regards to women. this is a huge achievement. It’s largely due to globalization. Another billion is going to enter in the next 5-10 years, and every one of them is going to be on a mobile phone. Think about what that connectivity means.
Eric Schmidt on Squawk Box - Live from Davos
Government researchers have tagged 338 sharks with acoustic transmitters that monitor where the animals are. When a tagged shark is about half a mile away from a beach, it triggers a computer alert, which tweets out a message on the Surf Life Saving Western Australia Twitter feed. The tweet notes the shark’s size, breed and approximate location.
The postal service attributes its success to meticulous planning. The agency says it noticed “higher than expected volume” in packages in early December and made adjustments to avoid delays, delivering packages on the three Sundays before Christmas in its busiest markets. Sue Brennan, a USPS spokeswoman, says this was in addition to regularly scheduled Sunday deliveries for Amazon. The USPS also delivered 75,000 packages on Christmas Day.