U.S. Workers Can Celebrate Labor Day As Most Productive Workers In The World

The first Monday in September is Labor Day here in the U.S. as I’m sure most of you know. Unlike most holidays Labor Day honors the average worker and this year the average American worker gets to celebrate a little more after the International Labor Organization declared us the most productive workers in the world for 2006.
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Happy 4th Of July

For those of you in the U.S. happy 4th of July. For everyone else I hope you have a good Wednesday. I’ll be celebrating the 231st birthday of my country today, but I didn’t want to leave you with nothing to read. I’ve been guest posting all week at eMonetized, one of the blogs run by Tim Schroeder, who I’m sure many of you know. Here are links to the three posts I’ve written so far this week with a fourth one coming tomorrow.
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How You Can Help Free Alan Johnston

Ciaran called to my attention the current situation with BBC correspondent Alan Johnston. On March 12th he disappeared on his way home from his Gaza City office where he’s been providing coverage of the Middle East for the past few years. He is feared to have been kidnapped and people around the world have been calling for his release. You can help easily enough by adding a simple button to your blog or site and spread the word.
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Benefit Humanity With A Single Download

A simple download is all it takes to allow the World Community Grid to make use of your processing power while your computer is just sitting around idle. It’s similar to the SETI@home project, only the World Community Grid focuses on fighting diseases.
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Say A Prayer For Virginia Tech Tonight

Some days we’re reminded that there are more important things. Today was one of those days. By now you’ve undoubtedly seen reports of a gunman killing 32 Virginia Tech students and then himself early this morning. A few hours ago I sat down to write a typical post, but decided it will need to wait till tomorrow. Some things are more important.
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