Aid agencies fear that more than a million people in the African region of Darfur may not be getting humanitarian food rations starting in May. The worries come weeks after the Sudanese government expelled more than a dozen foreign aid groups after the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir.
Drinkers are apparently more apt to reap “social capital,” said the study’s co-author. “Social drinkers are out networking, building relationships and adding contacts to their BlackBerries that result in bigger paychecks.” We’ll drink responsibly to that!
An extra can of soda a day can add 15 pounds a year, according to a report in a prestigious journal. And this kind of consumption may be the prime mover behind this nation’s apocalyptically expanding waistlines.