SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileA Salvation Army donation collector rings the traditional bell. At least two major Toronto malls have banned the use of the bell indoors. (Mary Altaffer/Associated Press)By CBC NewsThe ringing of Salvation Army bells has been one of the iconic sounds of the holiday season for more than 100 years in North America, but at least two of Toronto’s largest shopping malls the Eaton Centre and Fairview have silenced them because of noise complaints.Eaton Centre spokesman Brian O’Hoski points out the mall is an indoor environment with no overhead music or competing noises.A few years back, he said, management asked the Salvation Army to stop ringing the bells because of noise complaints from some of the downtown mall’s 230 tenants.Eaton Centre shoppers were surprised to hear that noise complaints could shut down the Salvation Army bells.”But it makes no sense,” said Tristan Mitchell.”It’s Christmas,” Iman Mahdi said.
Researchers at the University of Turku in Turku, Finland, have found that as most of usengage in our biannual time fiddling ritual, we might be throwing off our circadian rhythms just enough to temporarily put some people at risk for ischemic stroke. Our circadian clocks are the internal mechanism that helps us sync up our biological functions with all the environmental changes associated with the transition from day to night. This specific type of stroke is caused by a blockage in the artery that carries blood to the brain, and accounts for around 87 percent of all strokes..
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Sparkle will be released in August. Continue reading this postFABLE FIGHT: Mirror Mirror vs. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. After Nike realized it was the target of several protests and complaints against globalization, it recognized the need for safer work environments and an adherence to certain standards for each of the overseas factories. The factory workers were forced to work exceptionally long hours to fulfill quotas and had to follow strict rules during work for below minimal pay despite having “77 percent of the employees in Vietnam suffer from respiratory problems” (Hill, 2009). Therefore, the legal, ethical, and cultural challenges began to add up for Nike and it was time for the company to confront them..