Augusto Cicare built his first helicopter out of his mother's old bedframe when he was 18 years old. Now 77, Cicare heads up a small business building ultra-light helicopters for clients around the world with his two sons and 30 employees at a factory in Saladillo, Argentina. "I've fulfilled the golden dream I've had since I was 4 years old," Cicare said.
The Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013 was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Friday. The law calls for a more effective federal review process for generic and new animal medications. "Today we have good news for American families and farmers," said Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich. "These programs that help keep animals healthy and bring new drugs to market will continue without interruption."
Teachers in Jordan will attend an Education in Science seminar to be trained in a more student-centered teaching method hosted by the University of Cambridge International Examinations. Participating teachers will collaborate on interactive lesson plans and new approaches to teaching and learning science.
Teachers in England have gradually lost control over their own lessons and curriculum. Former Education Secretary Shirley Williams says the increased government oversight and focus on student testing have hurt the country's state of education.
Shopping center development in Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates is projected to increase by 140% over the next five years, reports say. The current worth of malls in the region exceeds $65 billion and may reach $500 billion by the end of this decade, according to Retail International.