So, each and every Internet user, were they to read every privacy policy on every website they visit would spend 25 days out of the year just reading privacy policies! If it was your job to read privacy policies for 8 hours per day, it would take you 76 work days to complete the task. Nationalized, that’s 53.8 BILLION HOURS of time required to read privacy policies.

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/03/reading-the-privacy-policies-you-encounter-in-a-year-would-take-76-work-days/253851/
American Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  It’s wildlife Wednesday and we are going to talk paddlefish. It is among the oldest surviving fish species in North America. But this ancient fish species has been greatly reduced or extirpated over much of its range. 
Paddlefish can live up to 30 years and grow up to 7 feet long and weigh 200 pounds. The fish’s long, paddle-shaped snout accounts for about one-third of its total body length. The snout helps to stabilize the fish as it swims. 
Close to 50 paddlefish were recently released into Caddo Lake on the Texas-Louisiana border and the river that forms it, Big Cypress Bayou. The paddlefish were raised at the  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Fisheries's Tishomingo National Fish Hatchery in Oklahoma. They are 18 months old, 2-3 feet in length, and have a surgically-implanted radio transmitter that will allow scientists to track the movement of individual fish…
(read more: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

American Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  It’s wildlife Wednesday and we are going to talk paddlefish. It is among the oldest surviving fish species in North America. But this ancient fish species has been greatly reduced or extirpated over much of its range. 

Paddlefish can live up to 30 years and grow up to 7 feet long and weigh 200 pounds. The fish’s long, paddle-shaped snout accounts for about one-third of its total body length. The snout helps to stabilize the fish as it swims. 

Close to 50 paddlefish were recently released into Caddo Lake on the Texas-Louisiana border and the river that forms it, Big Cypress Bayou. The paddlefish were raised at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Fisheries's Tishomingo National Fish Hatchery in Oklahoma. They are 18 months old, 2-3 feet in length, and have a surgically-implanted radio transmitter that will allow scientists to track the movement of individual fish…

(read more: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

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