It’s been a couple days friends. I apologize. Yesterday, the internet was completely gone and Tuesday, well Tuesday I just forgot. Rather, I remembered after I was already ready to fall asleep and thought it better I stay in bed. Anyway, here’s a quick recap of what’s going on in my life and then some cool pictures of buildings in São Paulo!
First off, I’m just working so don’t get too excited. I don’t have too many stories. In fact, the only thing of significance is that my journey to try a new restaurant each day for lunch while at work is going great! Today, I ate a small Japanese sushi restaurant called Sakai. I managed to order the “Executive Combo”. It came with the plate shown to the right, that side bowl of some sort of salad (not really sure what, surprise surprise) and I also ordered some strawberry…
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It has long been clear that the NSA spying program is being used for industrial espionage, by spying on large foreign corporations, and the biggest financial payments systems such as VISA and Swift. Indeed, in a slide leaked by Edward Snowden, “economic” was one of the main justifications for spying.
And it has long been known that the “Five Eyes” – the United States, Canada, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand – share their spying information amongst themselves.
So it should not come as a total surprise that other members of the Five Eyes – such as Canada – are also engaged in industrial espionage.
Specifically, documents leaked by Edward Snowden show that Canadian spies targeted Brazil’s Mines and Energy Ministry.
The government’s repudiation of this serious…
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A Chinese man has amputated his own leg using nothing more than a saw and a fruit knife, after doctors told him an infection had left him just one month to live.
Zheng Yanliang, 47, was apparently known as his home town’s tough guy even before he was forced to take matters into his own hands.
Suffering from severe arterial thrombosis in both legs, surviving on a diet of ineffective painkillers in searing daily pain, and unable to pay the hospital’s fee for surgery, Zheng was forced into the makeshift surgery.
Biting down on a wooden back scratcher wrapped in a towel, he successfully removed his own leg about 15cm below the hip.
According to Shanghaist, Zheng waited until his wife had gone to bed before getting started.
“Over 20 minutes later, when [his wife] returned to the eastern bedroom after awaking from…
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