[00:01]...Spending on durable goods, excluding autos, will grow
[00:06]4.9% a year through 2018, down from 8.1% annual growth
[00:14]from 1998 to 2008.
[00:20]Three years after a controversial paper predicted the collapse
[00:23]of 90% of the world's edible fish species by 2048, the original
[00:30]paper's author and a main opponent have collaborated on a
[00:34]groundbreaking survey of the Earth's oceans ...
[00:39]"The most fashionable thing right now is to be fit," says
[00:43]Andrei Kutazin, a 28-year-old banker, on a break from doing
[00:48]sit-ups with his personal trainer at an elite gym. "We've
[00:52]finally got money now, and we want to spend it on ourselves."
[00:59]It never rains but it pours. Just as bosses and
[01:03]boards have finally sorted out their worst accounting
[01:06]and compliance troubles, and improved their feeble
[01:09]corporation governance, a new problem threatens to earn them …
[01:16]Clearly, only the biggest and most flexible television
[01:20]companies are going to be able to compete in such a rich
[01:24]and hotly-contested market.
[01:29]"Lane Kiffin is going to do well at USC, and it's going
[01:33]to present an extremely formidable challenge for us all,"
[01:40]When I finally got to America myself, I found that not
[01:43]only were the natives friendly and hospitable, they were
[01:47]also incredibly polite.
[01:52]The company claims that the device can translate a
[01:55]pet's barks and purrs into intelligible sentences, such as, "I
[02:00]can't stand it."
[02:04]A boom in neighborhood surveillance cameras will,
[02:07]for example, cause problems in 2010, while the arrival of
[02:11]synthetic lifelike robots will mean people may not be able
[02:16]to distinguish between their human friends and the droids.