With all of the controversy over a the Washington Center for Reproductive Medicine, I thought it would be good to look at the following book. Remember the movie Gattaca? Unlike those who believe in “weeding out imperfection”, what happens in communities that prefer boys or girls? Please take time to read and review the following book “Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls, and the Consequences of a World Full of Men”.
Book: Unnatural Selection
Posted in Canada, health, Multiculturalism
Tagged Assisted Human Reproduction Act, canada, Canadian Medical Association Journal, Gattaca, india, Indo-Canadian, Reproductive Medicine, sex selection, Washington Center for Reproductive Medicine
XOLO X900, First Smartphone with Intel Inside Launches
Intel Corporation and Lava International Ltd., one of India’s fastest-growing mobile handset companies, today announced the general availability of the XOLO X900, the first smartphone with Intel inside. The device will be available to customers for purchase beginning 23rd April at a best-buy street price of approximately INR 22000.
Lava also announced its long-term partnership with Croma, a national chain of mega stores of consumer electronics and durables, for promotion and sale of the XOLO X900.
April 20, 2012 in Smartphones, Technology
Tagged Android, best-buy, cell, Consumer electronics, india, inr 22000, Intel, Intel Atom, intel inside, lava, Mobile phone, phone, smartphone, x900, xolo
Rob Ford with puppet, at the "Better Ballots" Mayoral Candidates Forum at Hart House, University of Toronto. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
We love Mayor Rob Ford!
According to a new Forum Research poll, more than half of Toronto residents want to scrap the city’s land transfer tax, license cyclists, contract out cleaners, toss out the plastic bag tax and support a subway-based transit plan.
The Forum poll conducted Wednesday found 61% of Toronto residents approve of ending the city’s land transfer tax and licensing cyclists so that traffic laws can be enforced on them.
Ford campaigned on abolishing the land transfer tax but has yet to make any progress on dropping it from the city’s books.
Among those surveyed, support has grown since a Forum poll last month for a subway-based transit plan with 60% now in favour of the idea rather than 36% who favour a transit system based on LRTs.
April 20, 2012 in GTA Politics, News, politics, Toronto
Tagged David Miller, Hart House, Mayor, Mayor Rob Ford, rob ford, Sheppard Line, tax, Toronto, University of Toronto, wednesday, wikipedia