Extension should come next for J.J. Watt

J.J. Watt‘s contract situation is a new one for the league — one for which a lot of the first-round picks from the 2011 season are the guinea pigs. Watt Today, our Field Yates reported the Texans have officially picked up Watt’s fifth-year option. It was a no-brainer for the team, but a situation that takes a lot of power away from Watt. His option year should only be a temporary formality, on the way to the long-term extension Watt has earned. That 2011 class signed four-year deals withSource: http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/124500/contract-extension-should-be-next-for-watt

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Posted by Gilbert - April 18, 2014 at 8:39 pm

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Contract extension should be next for Watt

J.J. Watt‘s contract situation is a new one for the league — one for which a lot of the first-round picks from the 2011 season are the guinea pigs. Watt Today, our Field Yates reported the Texans have officially picked up Watt’s fifth-year option. It was a no-brainer for the team, but a situation that takes a lot of power away from Watt. His option year should only be a temporary formality, on the way to the long-term extension Watt has earned. That 2011 class signed four-year deals withSource: http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/124500/contract-extension-should-be-next-for-watt

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Posted by Gilbert - April 17, 2014 at 8:03 pm

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Classic children's books revived to enthral today's young generation

Characters who delighted millions of children through books in the 1960s and 70s are being brought back to life for a new generation of TV viewers. Topsy and Tim, the five-year-old twins who featured in a series of books first published more than 50 years ago, are the latest pair to be updated to appeal to 21st-century pre-schoolers. They will star in a new drama series on CBeebies, which starts on Monday. The BBC‘s decision to back a series of 60 15-minute dramas, starring child actors rather than cartoon portrayals, is proof that classic, simpleSource: http://feeds.theguardian.com/c/34708/f/663858/s/338041ba/sc/19/l/0L0Stheguardian0N0Ctv0Eand0Eradio0C20A130Cnov0C10A0Ccartoons0Eout0Edrama0Ein0Ecbeebies/story01.htm

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Posted by Gilbert - April 16, 2014 at 7:23 pm

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Pet Talk: Things to consider before getting a guinea pig

Guinea Pigs are friendly and playful animals, and they can make for a wonderful addition to your family. However, there are always things to consider before welcoming any new pet into your home and guinea pigs are no different. Here is some information on these fluffy friends to help you decide if they are the right pet for you. As with any pet, it is important that you have enough time to incorporate pet ownership into your everyday schedule. The responsibility ofSource: http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/magnolia/living/pet-talk-things-to-consider-before-getting-a-guinea-pig/article_df6b2798-c298-11e3-8fa6-0019bb2963f4.html

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Posted by Gilbert - April 13, 2014 at 5:50 pm

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Pet Talk: Guinea Pigs

Guinea Pigs are friendly and playful animals, and they can make for a wonderful addition to your family. However, there are always things to consider before welcoming any new pet into your home and guinea pigs are no different. Here is some information on these fluffy friends to help you decide if they are the right pet for you. As with any pet, it is important that you have enough time to incorporate pet ownership into your everyday schedule. The responsibility ofSource: http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/atascocita/living/pet-talk-guinea-pigs/article_2eacb489-525c-5102-b69d-11014e690b32.html

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Posted by Gilbert - April 11, 2014 at 4:01 pm

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Hammer used to kill guinea pigs in front of onlookers

Topics:  animal cruelty, toowoomba, toowoomba magsistrates court Story Tools var addthis_config = { services_compact: ‘favorites, email, facebook, twitter, buzz’, services_exclude: ‘print’ } Tweet

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Posted by Gilbert - April 10, 2014 at 3:40 pm

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Move to Sweden, work 6 hours a day

In a bid to make municipal workers more efficient, the local govrnment of the Swedish city of Gothenburg has come up with a novel approach – make staff work less. The city hopes that moving to a six-hour work day will cut down on sick leave, boost efficiency and ultimately save money. The deputy mayor of Gothenburg, Mats Pilhem, told TheLocal.se that they hoped to compare two groups in the council – one working shorter hours and one working regular hours. “We’ll compare the two afterwards and see how they differ. We hope to get the staffSource: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/sweden-giving-shorter-days-workers-more-efficient-092251740.html

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Posted by Gilbert - April 9, 2014 at 3:24 pm

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Swedes to give six-hour workday a go

Published: 08 Apr 2014 15:24 CET Oliver Gee (oliver.gee@thelocal.se) Source: http://www.thelocal.se/20140408/swedish-workers-to-test-six-hour-work-days

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Posted by Gilbert - April 8, 2014 at 2:42 pm

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Newborn lambs to meet at charity day

Stockton autism charity Daisy Chain holds activity day to mark National Autism Awareness 3:43pm Sunday 6th April 2014 in News By Julia Breen Source: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/NEWS/11129891.Newborn_lambs_to_meet_at_charity_day/?ref=rss

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Posted by Gilbert - April 7, 2014 at 1:26 pm

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Student feels sting for science

Michael Smith stung himself five times a day for 38 days. Photo / AP Throughout history, a select band of the brave has willingly turned into human guinea pigs in the cause of science. Benjamin Franklin got a shock from lightning by flying a kite in a storm. Sir Humphry Davy discovered laughing gas was an effective anaesthetic and Albert Hofmann took the first LSD trip in his search for new medicines. Now, an academic has deliberately subjected himself to weeks of pain toSource: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11233359&ref=rss

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Posted by Gilbert - April 6, 2014 at 1:06 pm

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