Here on Earth, we to end to not give our measurements of time much thought. Unless we griping about Time Zones, enjoying the extra day of a Leap Year, or contemplating the rationality of Daylight Savings Time, we tend to take it all for granted. But when you consider the fact that increments like a year are entirely relative, dependent on a specific space and place, you begin to see how time really works..
The concept of fashion was introduced as the world recovered from the Black Death. After the plague decimated the European population, new opportunities were available to clever people. A new mercantile class emerged. The study titled “Shod Verses Unshod” looked at 180 modern humans from three different population groups (Sotho, Zulu, and European) the feet of each group was compared to each other and also to 2000 years old skeletons. The study concluded that before the invention of shoes, people had healthier feet. In the modern subjects, the Zulu population who often goes bare feet, had the healthiest feet, while the shoe wearing European, had the unhealthiest feet..
To further help reverse its image, Nike completed 600 factory audits between the years of 2002 and 2004. These audits included repeat visits to factories with histories of conduct or regulation violations. The International Labor Review published a quantitative analysis of these audit results which found that although Nike’s suppliers were “performing above average in terms of their Audit scores (65 percent), there exists tremendous variation in audit scores (hence working conditions) across factories in the world.
Most shying and spooking are results of a horse’s vision and its mentality. For millions of years, equines were prey animals that served as food for predators. They have a “flight or fight” mindset, and they almost always choose flight when it’s an option.
Nike has signed more top teams in Spain, Germany, France and Italy, a total of 23, compared with 13 for Adidas and five for Puma. Repucom said 3 million Spanish club shirts were sold last season, compared with 2.3 million for the Bundesliga and about 1.2 million in each of the top leagues in France and Italy. Brand Under Armour had not managed to sign another top side after English Premier club Tottenham Hotspur..
Beijing has rejected pressure to scale back plans for state led development of champions in robotics and other technologies. Officials say that violates China free trade commitments and worry it might erode American industrial leadership. Orders have declined, but Chinese leaders express confidence the economic impact will be modest.