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2 hrs ago | Gizmag

Dancing traffic light entertains pedestrians and improves safety

Smart's Dancing Traffic Light aimed to capture the attention of pedestrians and incentivize more to wait for the green man until crossing the road Pedestrians will often ignore the "red man" at pedestrian lights in order to cross the road sooner. Unfortunately, this leads to accidents.

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8 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Shipping movements for Falmouth from Tuesday, September 9, to Monday, September 15.

Tuesday, September 9: Liberian bulker United Tristan da Cunha sailed from Falmouth Bay for the River Thames. Liberian bulker Yeoman Bank moved from No.

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15 hrs ago | Food Production Daily

Carlsberg to adopt The Bowtie method to maximize level of expertise

Carlsberg is moving towards The Bowtie Method to maximize the level of interaction and expertise between its supply chain and procurement divisions As organizations grow in size and complexity, companies look for ways to maintain a level of compliance. The Bowtie method is based on a diagram that shows the difference between proactive and reactive risk management.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Mashable

Dancing Traffic Light Helps Pedestrians Moonwalk Safely

Smart , the company behind the original smart car, has devised a clever way to help pedestrians wait for the walk signal and keep the streets safer - a dancing traffic light. By projecting real movements from people nearby, the dancing traffic light entertains people at the intersection until it's a safe time to cross the street.

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Mirror.co.uk

UK weather: Heavy fog causing delays to flights into and out of London airports

It is also causing delays across Europe, with airports in Lisbon, Portugal, Amsterdam in the Netherlands and Zurich in Switzerland also affected. The Met Office said: "Widespread fog is affecting much of East Anglia, south east England and the East Midlands this morning with visibility reduced to 100 metres or less in places.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

CiteULike

The Role of Social Capital on Health Systems' Efficiency: A Cross-Country Comparison

The social capital literature suggests a positive relation among indicators of social capital, economic performance and public health. A better interaction in a community indicates higher levels of economic performance and health.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Thelen holds on to win in Portugal

"> : KK Swimwear owner and designer Natalia Garcia, seated left, with three little fashionistas, Arianna Mejia, 3, left, Garcia's daughter Kassandra Garcia, 4, and Daila Beasley, 2, modeling her collection at her Hialeah Gardens headquarters. "> To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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TrekEarth

Complexo Balnear do Garajau

Madeira is definitely not a bathing destination. Natural sandy beaches do not occur - if there are a few, they will be small and artificial, mostly filled up with sand from Morocco.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Newsday

Leadership of revamped Portugal bank to resign

The leadership of Portugal's Novo Banco bank says it is resigning -- just two months after being named to manage positive assets of the former Banco Espirito following its collapse and division into two parts under Portuguese government intervention. Chief executive Vitor Bento says in a statement he and two others are stepping down because "our mandate has significantly changed since... LISBON, Portugal - -- The leadership of Portugal's Novo Banco bank says it is resigning -- just two months after being named to manage positive assets of the former Banco Espirito following its collapse and division into two parts under Portuguese government intervention.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Turkey defends new Internet laws amid foreign 'concern' [Anadolu Agency (Turkey)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) European Union Minister Volkan Bozkir responds to foreign diplomat's comments that the new law is 'more than problematic' LISBON, Portugal Turkey has rebuffed claims that a new Internet law is causing "concern" among foreign governments. The country's European Union Minister Volkan Bozkir on Saturday responded to anonymous comments attributed to an Ankara-based foreign diplomat.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Postodctoral Fellowship in Lisbon, Portugal

A postdoctoral position in collective behavior is available in the group of Gonzalo G. de Polavieja at the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme in Lisbon, Portugal - Collective Behavior. We are interested in the rules of group decision-making and we use zebrafish and humans to find them, both at theoretical and experimental levels.

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PR-inside.com

Now Available: Semapa Sociedade de Investimento e Gestao SGPS Sa...

In pulp and paper, the company is engaged in manufacturing and supplying paper and paper pulp products such as bleached eucalyptus pulp and uncoated wood free paper. It is also involved in producing and supplying cement, clinker, concrete, aggregates, pre-cast concrete, clay, agglomerates, mortars, tiles, and hydraulic lime.

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Cool Hunting

Word of Mouth: Porto: Vintage furniture, vegetarian fare, obscure...

Porto is no longer limited to its UNESCO World Heritage-recognized Old City, replete with meticulously preserved Romanesque, Gothic and Manueline-style architectural structures and seven river-expanding bridges-not to mention its renowned wine culture. The city evokes an industrial-hip vibe supported by a vibrant nightlife and thriving music and art scenes.

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Food Production Daily

Strauss: 'We don't have to reinvent the wheel but sometimes we...

Putting salad into expensive-looking glass jars, combining IML and injection molding techniques and offering customers personalised gifts of honey to celebrate Rosh Hashanah the Hebrew New Year, are just some of the ways Strauss is thinking outside of the box to secure brand loyalty. Dr Shira Rosen, packaging development manager, Strauss Group, is based in Israel, and spoke to guests at the EuroPack Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week.

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Inhabitat

Alvaro Siza Faithfully Restores His Boa Nova Tea House in Portugal

Pritzker Prize -winning architect Alvaro Siza originally built the Boa Nova Tea House in 1963, and he recently restored the project to return it to its full glory. Located near Siza's hometown of Porto, Portugal, the Boa Nova Tea House sits by the edge of the ocean on a rocky outcropping with outstanding views of the horizon.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

BeverageDaily

Coca-Cola Europe: 'By keeping finance away from the table we are free to innovate'

Coca-Cola Europe entered into a debate about disruptive packaging and if firms should let finance people into the design process, at the EuroPack Summit, in Lisbon, Portugal, this week. Chaired by Eamonn Bates, secretary general, Pack2Go Europe the panel included Stephane Egret, packaging innovator, The Coca-Cola Company, Giorgio Ballocchi, global innovation manager, Campari, Dr Martin Zethoff, director global packaging technology, laundry and home care, Henkel and Dr Horst Wenck, corporate VP, front end innovation, Beiersdorf.

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Newswise

Joslin Scientists Honored for Discovering Treatment for Diabetic Eye Disease

George King, M.D., Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President of Joslin Diabetes Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Lloyd Paul Aiello, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Beetham Eye Institute and Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, were among seven individuals, including colleagues from Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Genentech and UC San Diego, to receive the 2014 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award for their contributions toward the discovery of treatments inhibiting vascular endothelial growth factor for ocular diseases. Drs. King and Aiello performed pivotal work in this area regarding the retinal diseases of proliferative diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema .

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Newswise

Harvard Medical School Researchers Awarded Prestigious $1.3M Champalimaud Vision Award

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 Six Harvard Medical School researchers were among the recipients of the 2014 AntA3nio Champalimaud Vision Award, the highest distinction in ophthalmology and visual science. The award was given for the development of anti-angiogenic therapy for retinal disease.

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Monterey County Herald

Lisbon subway stoppage brings commuter misery

Lisbon subway staff have walked off the job during the morning rush hour in a protest against pay cuts and the company's possible privatization. The Metropolitano de Lisboa carries on average about 370,000 passengers a day, and Wednesday's strike by most of its 1,450 employees shut down services.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Transworld

Brown Town - Lisbon & Down

"10 shiny days in Lisbon, Portugal with all the crew : Killian Limousin, ThA©o De Oliveira, Mat Cay, William Naze, Peth Ferrier.

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