When It Does Come Down To Size, Samsung Is Huge Indeed (Employing 160,000 Employees); When It Does Come Down To Products, Even Making Tanks Is Part Of The Routines

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Samsung has got a lot headlines lately, because it has been sued by Apple in many parts of the world in regarding to smartphone patents.  Anyhow, Cnet made a video on Samsung’s history.  It is an intriguing video, because it points out how large Samsung has become.  Did you know, besides the making of awesome smartphones that Apple loathes, Samsung made so many things that even a tank was a Samsung product?  Come to think of it, my modern refrigerator is a Samsung.  By the way, Samsung is not only big in brand, but it’s also big in size.  According to the Cnet video below, Samsung employs just about 160,000 employees.  Indeed, Apple is picking on somebody Apple’s own size!

Source:  http://www.engadget.com/2012/02/20/cnet-shows-us-samsungs-history-talent-for-building-tanks-vide/

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Lab-grown Meats Push Ahead, Netherlands’ Scientists To Showcase Burger Made From Lab-grown Meat

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As time goes on, world population is going to grow even larger, therefore the demand for foods will have to be even more vicious.  This notion along with other notions such as the explosion of livestock would produce higher amount of methane gas in the atmosphere and fast-track the global warming have scientists in Netherlands produce cow meats in lab.  According to Guardian, Dr. Mark Post, head of physiology at Maastricht University, plans to showcase a burger made from lab-grown meat.  The problem is that it is going to cost around £200,000 to produce a burger with lab-grown meat.  So, the people who cannot take the idea of having to see lab-grown meats to be sold in supermarkets, at least the super-expensive process of making lab-grown meats can assure these folks that they won’t see lab-grown meats in their supermarkets anytime soon.  My question to you is, to eat or not to eat lab-grown meats?

Source:  http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/feb/19/test-tube-burger-meat-eating

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