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On Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving in the United States, it is expected that online shoppers will produce 300 orders per second.
In the week following the telecast, Jessica published her story in a book called Impossible Odds, The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and Her Dramatic Rescue by SEAL Team Six with Erik Landemalm and Anthony Flacco.
Traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress account for 36% of the disabling injuries suffered by soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan; amputations account for 10%.
At the conclusion of the program, Scott Pelley presented a followup to a November 2008 segment called The Wasteland which examined the practices of Executive Recycling (ER) with regards to the illegal disposal of electronic waste.
In December, 2012, a jury in the U.S. District Court of Colorado (Denver) found Brandon Richter and Tor Olson guilty on multiple counts of mail and wire fraud, environmental crimes related to illegal disposal, smuggling and obstruction of justice. Richter, owner and CEO and Olson, a former vice president of operations form the Englewood, Colorado, based company, each face up to decades in prison.
The average American consumes 130 pounds of sugar per year.
AMERICANS FOR TAX REFORM
Taxpayer Protection Pledge
I, ________, pledge to the taxpayers of the state
of ___________, and to the American people that I will:
ONE, oppose any and all efforts to increase the marginal income tax
rates for individuals and/or businesses; and
TWO, oppose any net reduction or elimination of deductions and
credits, unless matched dollar for dollar by further reducing tax rates.
The society of water-nomads that survived the tsunami and helped warn others of it's arrival, have no words for "hello", "goodbye" or "worry", among others. Without a concept of passing time, saying hello or goodbye would indicate they even notice. And they don't.
- As for 'worry'? - They don't even have a word for 'why' ?