No matter where you go, there you are.
It took me six days to write this piece, during which (according to the History Tab on my Web browser) I visited 371 websites and checked my e-mail 213 times. I knew the numbers weren’t going to be pretty, but I had no idea they’d be quite so ugly.
“It was agreed during the trilateral meeting of Iranian, Turkish and Brazilian leaders that Turkey will be the venue for swapping” Iran’s stocks of enriched uranium for nuclear fuel rods to power a medical research reactor, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said on state TV Monday.
The deal would deprive Iran – at least temporarily – of the stocks of enriched uranium that it could process to the higher levels of enrichment needed in weapons production. The material returned to Iran in the form of fuel rods could not be processed beyond its lower, safer levels, which are suitable for use in the Tehran research reactor.
When exactly does an employee with an alcohol or drug problem cease to be just a problem and become protected under the Americans With Disabilities Act? The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals recently addressed this issue in a case involving an intoxicated police chief.
As a recovering user of modern all-connected, all-the-time communication media like email, phones and text messages (henceforth dubbed collectively as gizmos), I’m well aware of how they can all create compulsive behavior. They do it by tapping into the brain’s reward circuit and operant conditioning, the association of stimulus with reward.