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2013-07-15 23:21:29

The Millennium Project introduces the Global Futures Intelligence System as a new tool for organizing and advancing global participatory research and improving decisionmaking. (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 The Global Futures Intelligence System (GFIS) developed by The Millennium Project was presented at the 21st World Conference of the World Futures Studies Federation “Global Research and Social Innovation: Transforming Futures,” by Adrian Pop, Professor at the National University of...

2013-07-10 15:22:57

Fears of depleting the Earth's supply of oil are unwarranted, according to new research, which concludes that the demand for oil – as opposed to the supply – will reach its own peak and then decline. "Peak oil" prognosticators have painted pictures of everything from a calm development of alternatives to calamitous shortages, panic and even social collapse as the world reaches its peak of oil production – and then supplies fall. But...

2013-06-12 23:19:17

Noted keynote speaker, global futurist and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich, has been selected to deliver four keynote addresses on future trends in agriculture to the following organizations in June and July: Novozymes, Ag Ventures, Mushroom Canada and the Egg Farmers of Canada. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Noted keynote speaker, global futurist and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich, has been selected to deliver keynote addresses on future trends in agriculture to four...

2013-05-22 23:19:05

Acclaimed global futurist and iconoclastic “chief unlearning officer” Jack Uldrich has been selected to deliver the plenary keynote at the Rochester Institute of Technology's year's end Faculty Institute on Teaching and Learning Conference. Uldrich will review major industry trends, including advances in open-source education, MOOCs and mobile web communication, and then discuss why these trends will demand faculty and staff unlearn some of their assumptions about what higher...

2013-05-10 23:23:11

Can the United States free itself of dependence on foreign oil? Bakken´s big boon and new technology advancements may actualize this reality sooner, rather than later, says Quality Mat and other industry companies. Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Fracking, new shale discoveries and efficient technological advancements are making some question the reality of America´s self sufficient energy status, as rig mat companies and energy analysts reflect on, respectively, firsthand...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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