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Dungeons & Dragons players petition for a switch to the metric system

Some Dungeons & Dragons gamers are hoping that the next edition of the game will use the metric system. Earlier this week, an Australian D&D player by the pen name “Concerned Player” started a Change.org petition calling on Wizards of the Coast to change Dungeons & Dragons to the metric system when the game switches […]

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Bitcoin Whales Move BTC ‘Record’ Value as Metric Sounds Alarm on Price Volatility

Bitcoin (BTC) analysts eye near-term volatility as whales begin unprecedented behavior. New data shows that whales have not only been very active in the market, they have moved record amounts of BTC. Whale Activity Beats All-Time Bitcoin Highs Although BTC price action remains within a narrow and uninspiring range around $40,000, high-volume Bitcoin investors are […]

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Estimated at 28.1 million metric tons by 2026, explosives are expected to experience stable growth globally

SAN FRANCISCO, September 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – A new market study released by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA), the leading market research firm, today released its report titled “Explosives – Trajectory and Analysis of the World Market”. The report presents new perspectives on the opportunities and challenges in a dramatically transformed post-COVID-19 market. […]

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America resisted the metric system, or did it?

Sep 27, 2021 5:30 p.m. ET Photo: Getty Images Walter Block argues that “Canadians hate the metric system” imposed on them in 1975 (editorial, September 16). That same year, in reaction to the Metric Conversion Act, Americans resisted metrics. For example, columnist Bob Greene, then published in more than 100 newspapers, started the successful WAM […]

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Opinion: America needs to adapt to the metric system

Getty Images The metric system is used worldwide, but the United States has still not joined the rest of the modern world I am incredibly proud of America’s unique atmosphere and culture. So many things separate our country from the rest of the world in wonderful ways, including our multiculturalism and epicenters in many industries. […]

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Opinion: America must get down to the metric system

Getty Images The metric system is used around the world, but the United States still hasn’t caught up with the rest of the modern world I am incredibly proud of America’s unique atmosphere and culture. So many things wonderfully separate our country from the rest of the world, including our multiculturalism and our epicenters in […]

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“The biometric system in PDS stores is not suitable for seniors”

The Consumer Protection Council of Tamil Nadu has urged the Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Commissioner to introduce alternative means of verifying a person’s identity at ration stores, as the biometric system of taking fingerprints posed difficulties for the elderly. In a resolution passed at its annual general meeting, the council said many older people […]

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A New Trade Measure: Is It Worth It?

How many times do you answer this question each day? Five? Ten? Maybe more? getty Gathering much-needed information through traditional customer feedback channels, such as generic surveys and focus groups, can often make it seem like we are seeking customer opinion using archaic pen-and-ink methods. of paper. And while these have never been a great […]

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Stores in UK could drop metric system under new proposal: NPR

A member of staff sorts through fresh produce from UK supermarket chain Morrisons last month in Leeds, UK. Daniel Harvey Gonzalez / In pictures via Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Daniel Harvey Gonzalez / In pictures via Getty Images A member of staff sorts through fresh produce from UK supermarket chain Morrisons last month […]

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“Marty metric”: Boris Johnson’s plan to revive imperial measures

UK stores will again be allowed to sell products in pounds and ounces after the government announced a review of the ban on the use of Imperial units. Traders are legally required to use metric measurements, such as grams, kilograms, milliliters and liters, when selling packaged or bulk products in England, Scotland and Wales. However, […]

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Tishman Speyer Saves Nearly 18 Metric Tons of CO2 Through Five Hours of Demand Response Participation

Joint CPower and WattTime Marginal Carbon Emissions Reduction Analysis Demonstrates Distributed Energy Benefits and Potential for Real Estate, Other Commercial and Industrial Facilities BALTIMORE and OAKLAND CITY, Calif., September 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Tishman Speyera major property owner and developer, avoided almost 18 tonnes of CO2 emissions from five hours of demand response (DR) participation, […]

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With a market size estimated at 1.7 million metric tons by 2026, it is a stable outlook for the global rice bran oil market

FACTS AT A GLANCEEditing: seven; Published: April 2021Executive Pool: 472Companies: 66 – Players covered include AP Refinery Pvt. ltd. ; Adani Wilmar Ltd. ; Advanced Chemical Industries Ltd. (Bangladesh); Emami Agrotech Limited; Gemini Edibles & Fats India Private Limited (GEF India); Hansells Food Group Ltd. ; Kasisuri Co., Ltd. ; marico ltd. ; Mother Dairy […]

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Canadians hate the metric system

Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Vancouver, British Columbia A recent flyer from Safeway Canada tells customers that Sterling Silver Premium Beef, “Canadian Cut AAA Beef,” is on sale for $9.99 per pound, or $22.02 per kilogram. A similar ad from another major Canadian grocer, Save-On Foods, says Western Family chicken breasts – boneless, skinless, frozen – are […]

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NFL and AWS unveil new 4th drop metric to judge if your favorite coach made the right choice

For the 2021-2022 NFL season which kicked off Thursday, the NFL and AWS are teaming up to add some new stats to their Next Gen Stats tool. The league will now follow the 4th and 2nd point conversion analyzes with the Next Gen Stats Decision Guide powered by AWS. The fourth downs remain among the […]

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Albemarle expects 2022 profitability metric to increase

By Dave Sébastien Albemarle Corp. said it expects a measure of profitability to increase in 2022 due to rising prices and volumes for lithium, and that it expects better performance for its catalyst segment after weakness linked to the pandemic. The specialty chemicals company said on Friday it expects 2022 adjusted profit before interest, taxes, […]

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This ad metric alone should make Roku shareholders jump for joy

Although Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) started its journey as a way to access streaming video services, the company has grown into so much more. Many investors still associate Roku with the boxes and dongles that bear its name, and rightly so. The company is the leading provider of streaming video access devices in the United States, […]

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CSRWire – STAR – New metric helps companies quantify positive impacts on biodiversity

Posted 09-09-21 Proposed by IBAT Alliance September 9, 2021 /CSRwire/ – The Threatened Species Reduction and Restoration Metric (STAR) will, for the first time, allow businesses to estimate the potential contributions of specific positive nature actions in specific locations towards global biodiversity targets. STAR is based on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM and […]

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Global Industrial Castings Market to Reach 149.1 Million Metric Tons by 2026

SAN FRANCISCO, September 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — New market research published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA), the leading market research firm, today released its report titled “Industrial Castings – Global Market Trajectory and Analysis”. The report presents new insights into the opportunities and challenges in a significantly transformed post COVID-19 market. Global Industrial Castings […]

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Bitcoin metric that turned green just before the $ 50,000 BTC price bull run is back

Bitcoin (BTC) speculators are selling at a loss and this week presents an opportunity to buy gold, analysts say. Data shows that Bitcoin’s production-spent profitability ratio (SOPR) turned negative for the first time in six weeks on Wednesday. SOPR says “buy the dip” A classic buy signal, a negative SOPR, implies that sellers have ditched […]