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Could Professions Become Passé

Could Professions Become Passé

Since a hunter-gatherer told his son, “My boy, you need to become an expert mammoth hunter” we have been obsessed with specialisms and careers. The attraction is high salaries paid to experts. Unfortunately the correlation does not always work.

Italian Court Links Phones with Tumours

Italian Court Links Phones with Tumours

Ivrea is an ancient citadel the Romans built to repel invasions across the Alps. Since then, its main claim to fame has been the home of Olivetti typewriters. Now, a labour compensation court has awarded a local businessperson 500 euros a month.

Plant Growth: Global Warming Flip Side

Plant Growth: Global Warming Flip Side

Population growth, industrial pollution, and global warming seem in a deadly embrace. And with them come droughts and food insecurity. The New York Times reports researchers have been trying to trace the increase in carbon dioxide saturation for ages.

Auger in line for national award

Auger in line for national award

Auger has been shortlisted in the prestigious British Insurance Awards making it through to the finals in the Claims Initiative of the Year Outsourced Partner category. Auger joins some of the biggest names in the industry among the 24 categories at the 23rd year of the awards to be held at the Royal Albert Hall on July [...]

The Up Rising of the Kvarkens

The Up Rising of the Kvarkens

The Kvarken Archipelago is where the Gulf of Bothnia narrows, bringing Sweden and Finland fifty miles close. In fact, only sixteen miles separate certain islands. There are proposals to bridge the gap the two governments deem too expensive.