So no shock greeted Seattle’s latest eco friendly proposal from Mayor Greg Nickels and City Council President Richard Conlin. It would impose a 20 cent “green fee” on all disposable shopping bags. “We needed something like this,” West Palm Beach resident Patti Martin said after shopping at Yankee Candle.

Dubbed Bluetooth Smart, the new version of the technology is already being used in fitness devices, including Fitbit s Force and Nike s latest FuelBand, to help track users physical activity. The technology is at the heart of AirDrop, a feature included in the latest version of Apple s iOS operating system that allows iPhone and iPad users to transfer photos and other files to nearby users of other Apple handhelds. And an upcoming deadbolt lock from Kwikset uses the technology to allow owners to unlock their doors with a simple touch, rather than a key..

Considered an emanation of Vajrayogini, Trijang Rinpoche’s first incarnation was that of chariot driver Chandra. It was Chandra who escorted Buddha Shakyamuni out of the palace for the final time, to renounce his worldly position to become a Buddha. Chandra exchanged his clothes with Shakyamuni before bidding him goodbye, thus leaving him to begin his spiritual path..

Zook: Absolutely. When you look at surveys of what millennials want, right at the top is the values of the company and what it stands for and having some special purpose usually above money and many other financial considerations. One thing that was interesting is we did find quite a few cases of companies that lost the founder’s mentality and renewed it.

Kobrin, who has a background in advertising (he was brand manager with Procter Gamble between 1965 and 1971), says the best measure of a return on India investment at the Davos event is increased awareness of the country efforts at liberalizing its economy and making it easier for international investors to do business there. He agrees that FDI inflows will be an important measure to track progress. Measure has to be: Does India attract its share of foreign investment under the conditions it wants, he says.

Sportscaster and television host Erin Andrews testifies Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. Andrews has filed a $75 million lawsuit against the franchise owner and manager of a luxury hotel and a man who admitted to making secret nude.. On Alabama’s 2011 recruiting class: “We got, I think, a lot of really good players. Few players when they’re freshmen make a significant impact . (but) I think we’ve had eight guys to start and have a significant role over the last four years.