Tag Archives: Leaves

School in Bali allows students to pay tuition with coconuts, plant leaves

This is coco-nuts. A school in Bali has allowed its students to pay for their degrees in coconuts due to the financial hardships inflicted by COVID-19., The Venus One Tourism Academy in Tegalalang, Bali, has offered its students a relaxed payment that originally let them pay in installments. “Initially, the tuition payment scheme was paid… Read More »

Ginkgo Tree Planted in an Ancient Chinese Buddhist Temple Sheds Spectacular Ocean of Fall Golden Leaves, Old Pics of the 1,400-YO Tree Giving Scenic View Resurfaces Online

Every year, during the autumn season, when it is time for nature to turn into a splendid showcase of colours, a towering 1,400-year-old ginkgo tree showcases the transition in a spectacular way, no one should miss. Located within the walls of the Gu Guanyin Buddhist Temple, in the Zhongnan Mountains region of China, this brilliant… Read More »

Inadequate COVID testing leaves New York City schools vulnerable

New York City has the largest public school system in the country. More than a million students, and tens of thousands of teachers, administrators, and support staff.  If you read the papers, the biggest issue is how to organize teaching. The debate is over on-line learning versus in-person learning and everything in between.  But, as… Read More »

China’s crackdown on sugar smuggling leaves global storage headache – Reuters

(This 13th October story has been refiled to add dropped word to paragraph 1) FILE PHOTO: White sugar products are placed for sale at a supermarket in Beijing, China September 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo By Maytaal Angel and Hallie Gu LONDON/BEIJING (Reuters) – A crackdown on sugar smuggling into China has left abundantly supplied… Read More »

Apple Watch Leaves Patients Connected with No Where To Go

The highly anticipated unveiling of the Apple Watch Series 4 caused a news and social media sensation. Apple coined the iconic timepiece as the “guardian of your health”, with health tracking functionalities such as the ability to detect atrial fibrillation (AFib) by a self-performed electrocardiogram (ECG). But from patients’ and carepartners’ perspectives, there is a long… Read More »