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15 global challenges that cannot be addressed by any government acting alone

  The 15 Global Challenges  from t he Millennium Project, a global participatory think tank. 1. How can sustainable development be achieved for all while addressing global climate change? 2. How can everyone have sufficient clean water without conflict? 3. How can population growth and resources be brought into balance? 4. How can genuine democracy emerge from authoritarian regimes? 5. How can decisionmaking be enhanced by integrating improved global foresight during unprecedented accelerating change? 6. How can the global convergence of information and communications technologies work for everyone? 7. How can ethical market economies be encouraged to help reduce the gap between rich and poor? 8. How can the threat of new and reemerging diseases and immune micro-organisms be reduced? 9. How can education make humanity more intelligent, knowledgeable, and wise enough to address its global challenges? 10. How can shared values and new security strategies reduce ethnic conflicts, terroris

Glasgow wholesale market

Go to Glasgow wholesale market with friend Shue, buy a box of oranges, a box of spinach, and a box of Chinese Poi Choi, and share a half with him. The price is good and the oranges are big and juicy, my daughters love it. The Indian boss is very flexible for the price, you can always bargain with him, he will never be angry, though you never know the real price. Next the fruit and vegetable market is the fish market, fish market close very early. Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless device

Ingrown Toenail

My right toe hurts, and went to see GP. The doctor asked me to remove my shoes and socks, and diagnosed instantly by just glancing it.  "It's ingrown toenail."He said in his Scottish accent. "England Toenail?" I asked, and was not at all surprised by the 'curious' name. Because I have been blaming England's cold winter for my painful toe. I suspect that cold, wet and lack of sunshine causes 'rheumatism'. Because of my own painful toenail, I often see other people limping in same way. So I thought this kind of toenail has got such curious 'nickname' by it's geographical disease characteristics as athletes foot, or tennis elbow by their professional features. "No, no! In Grown Toe Nail. I show you."the doctor spell out the disease name syllable by syllable,  then turned to his computer and typed the word into Google search, many scary images shew up on the screen. The treatment is to cut the ingrown nail. He gave a

A Vase

Vase A Vase with colourful patterns, by Brenda and Dory.