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The World’s Most Expensive Plate of Food

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The differences with the rich world are stark. Take New York State, the baseline for the Counting the Beans: the True Cost of Food around the World. There, a simple plate of food such as a bean stew costs US$1.20 to make. This represents 0.6% of average daily income. By contrast, in South Sudan, the worst-ranking country in the study, a plate of food costs 268 times this ratio, or the equivalent of $321.70. The study also calculates the percentage of average daily income it takes in each given country to purchase a simple plate of food. The ... Read More »

Tiffany & Co. Celebrates the Power of Love in New Campaign

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Showing only hands in intimate, personal gestures that capture the emotional connection of each couple, the campaign celebrates the unique connection between two individuals and their desire for and belief in the enduring power of love. “As a brand that celebrates true love in all its forms, Tiffany is a destination for iconic, identifiable symbols of commitment, beyond the traditional,” said Reed Krakoff, chief artistic officer, Tiffany & Co. “This campaign celebrates love in a way that only Tiffany can.” The campaign’s anthem film f... Read More »

Unilever to acquire Mãe Terra

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Mãe Terra is a fast-growing and well-loved brand in Brazil, providing health-conscious consumers with organic and nutritious food products since it was set up in 1979. The company’s vision is to democratise natural and organic food by taking care of people and planet. Mãe Terra operates in several categories with a portfolio that includes organic cereals, cookies, snacks and culinary products. The main Mãe Terra categories represent a Brazilian market worth more than €8 billion (Euromonitor).Growing at over 30% per year, Mãe Terra has a strong ... Read More »

Johnnie Walker introduces latest limited edition Blenders’ Batch Whiskies

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The three new blends in the collection are Johnnie Walker Blenders’ Batch Wine Cask Blend, Johnnie Walker Blenders’ Batch Rum Cask Finish and Johnnie Walker Blenders’ Batch Espresso Roast. Each blend is designed to form the foundation of exceptional Scotch cocktails and yet, like all the brand’s classic whiskies, they can also be enjoyed straight up over ice. Johnnie Walker Blenders’ Batch whiskies are the result of bold experiments that push the boundaries in flavour. Like Johnnie Walker Black Label, which was first borne out of flavour exp... Read More »

NASA Announces Cassini End-of-Mission Media Activities

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft is shown during its Sept. 15, 2017, plunge into Saturn's atmosphere in this artist's depiction. Cassini will use its thrusters to keep its antenna pointed at Earth for as long as possible while sending back unique data about Saturn's atmosphere. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA also will hold a media teleconference Tuesday, Aug. 29 to preview activities for Cassini during its final two weeks.   Launched in 1997, Cassini arrived in orbit around Saturn in 2004 on a mission to study the giant planet, its ring... Read More »

NASA Recommends Safety Tips to View the August Solar Eclipse

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A total solar eclipse, which is when the Moon completely covers the Sun, will occur across 14 states in the continental U.S. on Aug 21, 2017. Credits: NASA That Monday, a partial eclipse will be visible in every state. A total solar eclipse, which is when the Moon completely covers the Sun, will occur across 14 states in the continental U.S. along a 70-mile-wide (112-kilometer-wide) swath of the country.   It’s common sense not to stare directly at the Sun with your naked eyes or risk damaging your vision, and that advice holds... Read More »

NASA Astronaut Randy Bresnik Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

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Expedition 52 flight engineer Randy Bresnik of NASA demonstrates the width inside a Soyuz simulator, Thursday, July 6, 2017 at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC) in Star City, Russia. Credits: NASA/ Bill Ingalls The interviews will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website and will be preceded at 8:30 a.m. by a video feed of highlights from Bresnik’s mission training and previous spaceflight.   To participate in the interviews, media must contact Sarah Volkman at 281-483-9071 or sarah.e.volkman@nasa.gov no ... Read More »

Indraraj Priyam: Practical Solutions to Your Spiritual Crisis

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A famous astrologer, Indraraj Priyam has been advising a host of clients in Kolkata over the last few years. By utilising your personal information, such as date of birth, birth time and birthplace, Indraraj Priyam can create personalized charts, offering insight into your future. Nevertheless, an astrological consultation is much more than a simple prediction of future. A detailed Astrological reading will offer new insights into your life to deal with the challenges in your path. Expertise: He offers competent services in a number of do... Read More »

Georgia Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on the International Space Station

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  NASA astronaut Jack Fischer speaks to Georgia student at 11:45 a.m. EDT on Monday, June 19.  Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Jack Fischer will answer questions from K5 through 12th grade students from Fayette County and surrounding areas. Fischer launched to the International Space Station in April. He is scheduled to return to Earth in September. As part of its Summer Reading Program, Fayette County Public Library applied to host the downlink, which allows educational organizations to host conversations with astronauts livin... Read More »

A Brand New Day at Project FIND

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Project FIND is pleased to announce the launch of its new logo and web site redesign, the rebrand is the first for the organization since the year 2000. In consultation with Alembic Community Development, Project FIND completed a strategic plan last summer, which in conjunction with a robust strengthening of internal systems and board governance had a strong focus on developing a new logo and brand approach for the organization, as it approaches its 50th Anniversary in 2019. From its start Project FIND has pioneered an innovative model of... Read More »

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