Posts Tagged ‘Blog-June-2008’

Friday Funny: Darwin Award Honorable Mentions

For anyone unfamiliar with the Darwin Awards, this honor has been bestowed upon those members of the human race who have done a great service to mankind by accidentally removing themselves from the gene pool. The awards have been around since the mid 1980s, but they really hit their stride when the Internet became the ideal circulation vehicle for all kinds of tall tales, urban legends, and sordid truths. While genuine Darwin Award winners enjoy... [...]

Facilities Housing Pandas In China To Be Rebuilt

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), in cooperation with The Giant Panda Conservation Foundation (GPCF), has joined the Chinese Ambassador to the United States, Zhou Wenzhong, in announcing a $165,000 donation to the China Wildlife Conservation Association to support panda conservation in the wake the earthquakes that occurred this past May. “Accredited zoos are essential to the conservation of the giant panda,” said Ambassador Zhou... [...]

CNBC Series To Feature Herman Miller President And CEO

Brian Walker will be a guest on the fifth and final episode in the series, "The Business of Innovation." The episode will air this coming Monday, June 30, 2008, at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. As President and CEO of Herman Miller, Inc., Walker will discuss the company's global business model and strategy for driving innovation within new and existing markets. The episode also will highlight some of the company's products, as well as a number... [...]