Another gold mining project gets environmental approval in Burkina Faso

Another gold mining project gets environmental approval in Burkina Faso

Canadian-junior Roxgold (TSXV: ROG) jumped another hurdle in its pursuit to become a gold miner in Burkina Faso with approval of its environmental and social impact assessment of the Yaramoko gold project. It’s not a shocker but nonetheless importantly pushes Roxgold closer to construction of its Yaramoko gold project in Burkina Faso, where near 10 mines have been approved and built in as many years. Yaramoko increasingly looks like it will add another notch to Burkina’s pro-mining permitting performance in the past decade or so. John Dorward, Roxgold President and…

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Hot Air Balloons, the Internet and the Future of Your Business

Hot Air Balloons, the Internet and the Future of Your Business

Let’s go on a journey down the proverbial rabbit hole to the not-so-distant future of telecommunications– a future where network servers float in the clouds (I mean physical, made-from-water-vapor clouds) on hot air balloons, flying drone Internet access points whiz overhead in third-world countries, privately-owned satellites receive and transmit every “like” and “follow”, and a cackling Mark Zuckerberg is swimming in a vault of gold coins like a hoodie-loving Scrooge McDuck. This is the future that has been laid before us. (Seriously. Google and Facebook actually have plans for these…

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Neither Shaken Nor Stirred, How Bond’s Brand Stayed True While Changing

Neither Shaken Nor Stirred, How Bond’s Brand Stayed True While Changing

We’ve been on a James Bond kick recently, and with Skyfall breaking the record for biggest Bond film opening weekend, it’s worth discussing how the brand has evolved. More than once in my relatively brief advertising career, I’ve heard the words “It should be sort of… sort of James Bond-ish.” or “You know Double-O seven s%@*, man.” The iconic character that became a brand has evolved into an adjective. And this is the greater truth. After almost 60 years of being in existence, the James Bond brand is one of…

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Get The Best Cars For You

Get The Best Cars For You

If travelling is a major part of your life then you need to make sure that you opt in for the best car rental services today. One of the biggest advantages or rental services is they provide you with personalized service that you will not otherwise get when you hire radio cabs for instance. Radio cab services are very straight forward and they just take you to your destination and drop you. There is no personalization and no courteousness from the driver and you don’t even feel comfortable during the…

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Kraft Sizzling Salads Review

Kraft Sizzling Salads Review

How you tried Kraft Sizzling Salads yet? If not, you don’t know what you are missing. Kraft Sizzling Salads are uniquely Canadian entree salads from Kraft Foods. Winter holidays are the perfect time to try these delicious entree salads to keep your cravings at bay and the holiday weight loss to minimum. Kraft Sizzling Salads are convenient salad kits that come with cooking sauce for your chicken or other protein and perfectly paired salad dressing for your greens and vegetables. The salad entrees come in 4 great varieties: Asian Chicken…

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Belgium – Chocolate, Waffles & Beer

Belgium – Chocolate, Waffles & Beer

Belgians are well known throughout the world for their chocolate. The first tales of this now famous Belgian chocolate date back to the 17th century, when the country was under Spanish ruling, and the cocoa, imported from South Africa, was only available to royalty. Presently chocolate is the most popular sweet on the globe, Belgium being the world’s 1′st chocolate exporter. Another aspect Belgians are famous for is their love of chocolate, waffles, beer, cheese and French fries, which they ofentimes consume together. This is actually a myth, no actual…

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When It Comes To Social Media, Consumers Wont Take No For An Answer

When It Comes To Social Media, Consumers Wont Take No For An Answer

Nearly 90% of consumers surveyed said they’d be either somewhat less likely or far less likely to do business with that company in the future if confronted with this… and it involves the word “no.” Tapping into my vast and useless pop culture database (remember I just told you the other day of how much I enjoy tying in pop culture references to make a point) allow me to share the lyrics of one of my favorite songs from a band called Genesis: “Is anybody listening? No reply at all…”…

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Cooking Lessons in Hong Kong

Cooking Lessons in Hong Kong

When you travel to a new place, such as Hong Kong, China, you can experience the local cuisine several ways. You can dine at authentic restaurants serving dishes that reflect the local culture, or you can try your hand at not only eating the local cuisine but cooking it as well. Whether you are in Hong Kong for a short time or an extended stay, you can expand your skills with cooking classes for beginner and professional chefs. You can learn to prepare authentic Chinese dishes, as well as foods…

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How to Save Money on Vacation With a Family Camping Trip

How to Save Money on Vacation With a Family Camping Trip

Camping trips allow you to spend time with your family, reconnect with nature, and relax. Many families also like to camp because it is a frugal way to vacation. It’s true that campsite rentals are less expensive than most hotels, but you have to be careful not to overspend on supplies if you really want to save money on vacation with a family camping trip. Here are some money-saving tips to keep in mind before you start packing the car for your next family camping trip. Things You’ll Need: Borrowed…

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California Redwood Facts

California Redwood Facts

The redwood tree grows in the coastal area of northern and central California, from the very northern tip of the state to the Santa Cruz area in central California. It can reach astounding heights if it is not cut as valuable timber. The red-barked tree is usually found in groves, where the thick canopy of the tall conifer prevents competition from other trees. Redwood National Park, located in northern California near the town of Crescent City, features many square miles of primeval redwood forest. Tall Trees With some trees coming…

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