Archive for December 20th, 2010

December 20th, 2010 - 8:51 pm § in Misc.

Weyerhauser and The Seattle Times Invent new Portal to the Internet

Read Before You Need ( SJ News: Anacortes, WA; April 1, 2011) Merger afoot.  In a major piece of news, Weyerhauser has purchased the Blethen publishing company. Linda Blethen, the current CEO of the Paper Disposables Division, will be the head of a new divisions to be called News-on-Paper Enterpris[...]

December 20th, 2010 - 9:11 am § in Misc.

Academic Equality, Swedish Style

Swedish med students perform prof’s autopsy Medical students at Stockholm’s Karolinska Institute (KI) set to perform their first-ever clinical autopsy were floored to discover that the corpse was none other than one of their former instructors. more here[...]

December 20th, 2010 - 9:06 am § in Politics

How Do The Swedes Do It?

The net worth of Swedish households grew by 244 billion kronor ($35.58 billion) to 7.26 trillion kronor in the third quarter, the measure’s highest nominal level ever, according to a new SEB study. The lesson for the UW and Washington State is that Sweden, a country the size of WAstate, is com[...]