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Al Cannistra (@AlCannistra) | Twitter

Al Cannistra (@AlCannistra) | Twitter | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The latest Tweets from Al Cannistra (@AlCannistra). CEO Basic Business Solutions, Curator, Publisher, Blogger, Website Manager, Texas Property Tax Arbitrator, REALTOR, https://t.co/Mhy8uhM4oY. San Antonio, TX
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OH BEANS!  we passed the 50k tweet mark and I missed that day! oh well....   if you are not a follower - hop on board...

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How Much Did Obama Add to the Nation's Debt?

How Much Did Obama Add to the Nation's Debt? | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The U.S. debt increased $9 trillion during Obama's eight years in office. But how much did Obamacare, the ARRA, and other programs really add?
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No matter which side you are on, this is an interesting look at the Obama deficit....    and quite interesting.

I go with method A - and C is out completely.

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Amazon bringing physical pop-up store to San Antonio

Amazon bringing physical pop-up store to San Antonio | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Shoppers at North Star Mall in San Antonio and The Parks Mall at Arlington will be able to peruse the online retailer’s devices — including the Echo, Fire TV, Fire tablets, Dash Button and Kindle — and ask employees about Amazon’s services such as its Prime subscription at the kiosk-like stores, according to a page on the company’s website. According to Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation records, Amazon is planning additional pop-ups at Willowbrook Mall in Houston, The Woodlands Mall in The Woodlands and Baybrook Mall in Friendswood. Sandeep Mathrani — CEO of real estate investment trust General Growth Properties Inc., which owns North Star Mall — said Amazon’s goal is to open “300 to 400 bookstores” during an earnings call in February, indicating that Amazon may be eyeing real estate in major retail centers.
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Seriously folks - is it not a little strange that the great clouds in the sky company is now landing on planet earth?

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Raw Eggs, Bacon, Wine…Weird Diet Secrets of the World's Oldest People

Raw Eggs, Bacon, Wine…Weird Diet Secrets of the World's Oldest People | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Some of the oldest people in the world attribute their longevity to some rather bizarre and unexpected eating and drinking habits.
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EAT bacon, DRINK whiskey - and more. You are going to love this article...

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12 astounding astronomical clocks


These ancient, hour-keeping, planet-tracking, works of medieval art have stood the test of time — all the while keeping it, of course.
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time to look at this?

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Decorative ring that dates to time of Robin Hood unearthed in Sherwood Forest

Could Robin Hood have stolen this ring from the rich to give to the poor?
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who (or whom) shall step forward and lay claim - the rich or the poor?

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Why Sarcastic People Are More Successful

Why Sarcastic People Are More Successful | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Research calls sarcasm 'the highest form of intelligence' and claims it can help you get ahead at work.
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ya think?

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Russian reality TV show Game2: Winter to 'allow' rape and murder in Siberia

Russian reality TV show Game2: Winter to 'allow' rape and murder in Siberia | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Contestants sign waiver acknowledging they may not survive nine-month Siberian wilderness challenge, and if crimes are committed, they will be arrested
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REALLY? or idiotic Reality Show.... Why I am curating this in "Intelligent World Today" when the opposite is true I don't know. This is too much like Hunger Games (a MOVIE - not real) - are we going retro to Ancient Rome where it was vogue to watch people die?

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27 fascinating facts that make you think twice

27 fascinating facts that make you think twice | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The world is a fascinating place, and it's full of weird and interesting facts that you might have never realized were true.Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have collections about the true facts of life and fun facts that will blow your mind, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.
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eye openers (checkout the beer drinking bear)

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Danes have the best work-life balance in the world thanks to these 3 important beliefs.

Danes have the best work-life balance in the world thanks to these 3 important beliefs. | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Danish people take their work-life balance seriously — and you can, too.
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maybe worth a reboot?

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Twitter has mixed feelings about new five pound note containing animal fat

Twitter has mixed feelings about new five pound note containing animal fat | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The Bank of England revealed that the new polymer banknotes contain an animal byproduct, outraging some, others less so.
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so - do not eat the money 

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Trump has a plan for government workers. They’re not going to like it.

Trump has a plan for government workers. They’re not going to like it. | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Hiring freezes, an end to automatic raises, a green light to fire poor performers, a ban on union business on the government’s dime and less generous pensions — these are the contours of the blueprint emerging under Republican control of Washington in January.

These changes were once unthinkable to federal employees, their unions and their supporters in Congress. But Trump’s election as an outsider promising to shake up a system he told voters is awash in “waste, fraud and abuse” has conservatives optimistic that they could do now what Republicans have been unable to do in the 133 years since the civil service was created.
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A business approach - long overdue....

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Do-Gooder Technologists Are Trying to Burst the Post-Election Filter Bubble

Do-Gooder Technologists Are Trying to Burst the Post-Election Filter Bubble | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it

Pick the side outside your bubble...."  -  "...idea isn’t necessarily to connect you directly with people who disagree with you, but rather to show you stories to help you understand who those people are."

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two excerpts from the article appear under the picture.....   it seems we have lost the desire to know what the other side is all about...   we are a Nation under extreme stress.....

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Move Over Millennials: What You Need to Know About Generation C

Move Over Millennials: What You Need to Know About Generation C | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
In many ways—ranging from age to geography—the concept of millennials is too limiting. Gen C, in contrast, isn't an age group at all. It's a mindset.
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are YOU one?  

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4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy to get a face-lift

4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy to get a face-lift | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
An Egyptian mummy from 4,000 years ago will be restored at the Indian Museum in Kolkata.
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hmmm - 4000 years!  would this qualify as an "EXTREME makeover?

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The philanthropic acts of George Michael: from $6k tips to nurses' gigs

The philanthropic acts of George Michael: from $6k tips to nurses' gigs | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
After the pop superstar’s death stories are emerging that reveal his many acts of kindness and generosity
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perhaps the ones that don't talk about it tend to be the most generous

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Monopoly sets up dispute hotline for holidays

More than half of all Monopoly games end in an argument, study finds.
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seriously?

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How to Spot and Stop Fake News

How to Spot and Stop Fake News | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Follow this smart advice to rid yourself untrustworthy news sources.
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perhaps most of us have been victims by now...

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NWS: Arctic surge to bring 50-degree drop in temps, 'hard freeze' to S.A. over weekend

NWS: Arctic surge to bring 50-degree drop in temps, 'hard freeze' to S.A. over weekend | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
While Saturday will likely see a record high in temperature, an arctic front will bring freezing conditions toward the Alamo City starting on Sunday into Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
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A day soon to be history - yuck!

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The internet is broken. Starting from scratch, here's how I'd fix it.

The internet is broken. Starting from scratch, here's how I'd fix it. | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
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any thoughts on the suggestions? 

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War veteran 'bored to death' by retirement starts first day at new job

War veteran 'bored to death' by retirement starts first day at new job | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
89-year-old Joe Bartley, bored by retirement, placed an advert seeking employment and has since landed a new job.
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WOW.... 89 and starting out - again.....

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It's World AIDS Day! This innovative condom may be the future of safe sex

It's World AIDS Day! This innovative condom may be the future of safe sex | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
This condom has a lot of "hex appeal" and we are about it.
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something to hide - or openly discuss...  even with your teens!

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People were nuts about guns this Black Friday, FBI data shows

People were nuts about guns this Black Friday, FBI data shows | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Black Friday was a bonanza of gun-buying.
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Make America Great again rocks!

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Lack of sleep could knock this much off your salary

Lack of sleep could knock this much off your salary | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
3 things you can start doing tonight to get better sleep
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is this you?

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