NHS thirty-six THOUSAND nurses – over 11% – short but real picture far worse

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
An article in the Health Service Journal today reveals that, according to the latest figures, the NHS is operating with thirty-six thousand vacant nursing posts. According to the NHS Confederation’s latest figures, the NHS employs just under 286,000 nurses and health visitors – this means that the NHS is missing an… Continue reading NHS thirty-six THOUSAND nurses – over 11% – short but real picture far worse

In 1975, Newsweek Predicted A New Ice Age. We’re Still Living with the Consequences.

Originally posted on Longreads:
Jack El-Hai | Longreads | April 2017 | 6 minutes (1,500 words) Last year was the hottest on record for the third consecutive pass of the calendar. Glaciers and polar ice melt, plant and animal species go extinct at a rapid rate, and sea levels rise. Clearly the consequences of climate… Continue reading In 1975, Newsweek Predicted A New Ice Age. We’re Still Living with the Consequences.

Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico, Art of the Gulf of Mexico-The Classic Veracruz Culture

Originally posted on ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind:
“Yugos”, “Hachas” and “Palmas”-The Classic Veracruz Culture Apart from its important production of clay figurines, the region of Veracruz was the cradle of a strange type of sculpture whose most frequent and defining types were related to ballgame gear, and that are known under the names of… Continue reading Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico, Art of the Gulf of Mexico-The Classic Veracruz Culture