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Sharks In Your Life The Japanese have always loved fresh fish. But the waters close to Japan have not held many fish for decades. So to feed the Japanese population, fishing boats got bigger and went farther than ever. The farther the fishermen went, the longer it took to bring in the fish. If the return trip took more than a few days, the fish were not fresh. The Japanese did not like the taste. To solve this problem, fishing companies installed freezers on their boats. They would catch the fish and freeze them at sea. Freezers allowed the boats to go farther and stay longer. However, the Japanese could taste the difference between fresh and frozen and they did not like frozen fish. The frozen fish brought a lower price. So fishing companies installed fish tanks. They would catch the fish and stuff them in the tanks. After a little thrashing around, the fish stopped moving. They were tired and dull, but alive. Unfortunately, the Japanese could still taste the difference. Because the f


IT’S AN OLDIE BUT A GOODIE!! PLEASE READ TO SEE THE MORAL OF THE STORY When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, When 24 hours in a day is not enough, Remember this story about the mayonnaise jar and 2 cups of coffee. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly, he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students, if the jar was full. They agreed that it was. The professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles rolled into the open areas between the golf balls. He then asked the students again if the jar was full.. They agreed it was. The professor next picked up a box of sand and poured it into the jar. Of course, the sand filled up everything else. He asked once more if the jar was full. The students responded with an unanimous 'yes.' The professor then produced t

MA & MSc in Islamic Finance Programmes by Durham Islamic Finance Programme

School of Government & International Affairs, Durham University, UK Dear All, I am happy to inform you that our new postgraduate degrees in Islamic finance, MA in Islamic Finance and MSc in Islamic Finance have now been launched; and applications are invited for 2009-2010 academic year commencing from October 2009. Please note that MSc in Islamic Finance, as can be seen on the detailed structure of the programmes on our website, requires more quantitative elements such as econometrics as compared to MA in Islamic Finance. Please follow the link for further information on MA/MSc in Islamic Finance and online application. Please note that application is only through online system. You will be able to see the link for online application at the top of this information page on the website. Please also note that Durham Islamic Finance Programme offers, Ph.D. and MA by Research programmes in Islamic finance; and also Durham Islamic Finance Summer Scho

Scholarship of US$ 40.000 for women

If you are a woman. This scholarship may be for you. If not, somebody you know may meet the qualifications to win this scholarship. The international Fellowships are awarded to promising young women scientists, at the doctoral or postdoctoral level, to undertake a research project in the life sciences which has been accepted by a reputable institution outside their home country. 15 international Fellowships are awarded each year. Each Fellowship is worth a maximum of US$40,000 to cover a research period of up to 24 months. Application for the 2010 cycle of the UNESCO-L’ORÉAL For Women in Science International Fellowships is now open. What are the UNESCO-L’ORÉAL For Women in Science International Fellowships? The Fellowships are jointly offered by UNESCO and L’ORÉAL, as part of the For Women In Science Programme, to support and promote women in scientific research all over the world. The international Fellowships are awarded to promising young women scientists, at the doctoral or postdo

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