President-elect Obama wants to get rid of daylight saving time in the United States to conserve energy.
Turns out, according to two academics on the NYT Op-Ed page, there is little scientific proof that this reduces energy consumption. It also turns out that this practice could be wasteful, a bit annoying, and a lot of people, including Obama, want to get rid of it.A study in Indiana, a state that recently started DST, showed an overall increase of 1 percent in residential electricity use with occasional increases of 2 to 4 percent in late spring and early fall. So much for conserving energy.
The thousands of pet lovers and pet professionals on Zootoo.com − the leading networking site and resource for all pet lovers − know the holidays can be a hairy time. To make the season a little sweeter, pet expert and avid Zootoo.com member Arden Moore shares a variety of veterinary approved recipes from her top selling doggie cookbook, Real Food for Dogs, to send pets everywhere into a tailspin. The following recipes are fit for pets and people!
Tom Dwyer I first met Dave Cogswell, the author of the just published book Existentialism For Beginners in the early 1980’s. He was the owner of a fantastic bookstore in Hoboken called Blackwater Books. A bookstore with such character and personality that it soon became the gathering place for booklovers who loved intense debates on books and politics, and a place to just hang and read or buy a good book. Dave is passionate when it comes to politics. His website, Headblast is one of the top political websites around—and is banned in China. He has written thousands of articles on business, travel, politics, and the arts for various print and online publications, including Online Journal, Democratic Underground, Bushwatch, Indymedia.org, Fortune.com, Travel Weekly, the Hudson Current and the Jersey Journal. He’s the author of Chomsky For Beginners, and has contributed pieces to a number of political books, including Fortunate Son: The Making of an American President, by J.H. Hatfield; Ambushed: The Hidden History of the Bush Family by Toby Rogers; and America’s Autopsy Report, by John Kaminski. He is currently working on a book about corporatism.
ROSIE O’DONNELL NAMED NATIONAL AMBASSADOR FOR NOW YEAR – ROUND PROGRAM WHERE KIDS CAN SEE BROADWAY SHOWS FOR FREE EACH MONTH!
PLUS LAUNCH OF FIRST EVER BROADWAY KIDS’ ADVISORY BOARD
( Rosie O’Donnell, the award-winning comedian; television talk show host; author; and film, television, and stage actress will serve as the KIDS’ NIGHT ON BROADWAYNational Ambassador for the second year in a row.
KIDS’ NIGHT ON BROADWAY(KidsNightonBroadway.com) is an audience development program created by The Broadway League (BroadwayLeague.com) to make theatre accessible, encourage theatre as a form of family entertainment, and build larger audiences for the future.
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey’s largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, recently completed two lease renewals at 202 Port Jersey City Blvd and 107 Industrial Drive in Jersey City, New Jersey for RREEF Alternative Investments. CB Richard Ellis’s Matthew Corpuel, vice president, Nick Nitti, first vice president and William Waxman, senior vice president, represented the landlord in these transactions.
“Metropolitan Distribution and Star Snacks, LLC renewed in these outstanding properties due to the strength of the ownership and their prime locations,” stated Waxman.
About RREEF Alternative Investments
RREEF Alternative Investments is the global alternative investment management business of Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management division. RREEF Alternative Investments consists of three businesses: Real Estate, Infrastructure and Private Equity. Headquartered in New York, RREEF Alternative Investments employs more than 1,400 investment professionals in 18 cities around the world to help investors meet a wide range of objectives – from diversification, to preservation of capital, to long-term performance. Named one of the world’s largest alternative investments managers in Global Investor/Watson Wyatt’s Alternative Survey, June 2008, RREEF has ?55.2 billion in assets under management worldwide as of 30 June 2008.
About CB Richard Ellis
CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2007 revenue). With over 29,000 employees, the Company serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices worldwide (excluding affiliate offices). CB Richard Ellis offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. CB Richard Ellis is the only commercial real estate services company named one of the 50 “best in class” companies by BusinessWeek, and was also named one of the 100 fastest growing companies by Fortune. Please visit our Web site at www.cbre.com.
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