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Deep River and the African Elephant

<b>By Paula Kahumbu</b><p>On November 14, less than a week after a solemn event in honor of African elephants in the sleepy town of Deep River, Connecticut, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will pulverize six tons of ivory in a very different kind of ceremony thousands of kilometers away in Denver, …

Reframing sustainability: the five hallmarks of 'beautiful business'

If we are to succeed in making brands sustainable, we're going to need a radical reappraisal of what "sustainability" and "leadership" mean.<p>Let's start with sustainability. A 2011 Harvard Business School study found that sustainable companies are fundamentally different to their traditional …

Sustainability

Smart cities: innovation in energy will drive sustainable cities

Cities represent three quarters of energy consumption and 80% of CO2 emissions worldwide, and represent the largest of any environmental policy challenge. Urbanisation is only set to increase, cities house half the world's population today but are set to host three quarters in 2050.<p>To cope with …

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Sacrifice

• <b>Author:</b> Denise Grover Swank<p>**Updated to include the short story Middle Ground.**<p>Everything Emma loves has been ripped away—Jake, Will, and her unborn baby. Within minutes of confronting her new reality, Emma is thrust in the middle of a war between two supernatural beings and she’s the prize. To …

Theodore Boone: The Abduction

• <b>Author:</b> John Grisham<p><b>You don't need to have superpowers to be a hero.</b><p>Theodore Boone is back in a new adventure, and the stakes are higher than ever. When his best friend, April, disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, no one, not even Theo Boone - who knows April better than anyone - …

Private Berlin

• <b>Author:</b> James Patterson<p>Tragedy strikes Private's Berlin office - and exposes a hidden past.<p>A history lesson they’ll never forget … and neither will you.<p>Mattie Engel is one of the rising stars at Private Berlin, and believes she’s seen the worst of people in her previous life with the Berlin police …

Stephen Hawking On The Future Of CERN

Plus some cheesy jokes from one of the world's most famous living physicists<p>That Stephen Hawking, always looking for trouble. In a speech at the London Science Museum, the physicist said "physics would be far more interesting" if scientists had been unable to find evidence of the Higgs boson. Of …

LA's Thanksgiving Planner: Dine-in, Takeout, More

Bay Area Thanksgiving Meals for Every Taste

Why Diablo 3 won't get an offline mode

<i>Diablo 3</i> will not receive an offline mode, in part because of lessons Blizzard Entertainment learned from <i>Diablo 2</i>, lead designer Kevin Martens told Rock, Paper, Shotgun.<p>Martens said that he "studied" player reaction to <i>Diablo 2</i> "for a living" and wanted to prevent situations that stopped people from …

Vintage Slang Terms For Being Drunk Are Hilarious A Century Later

Do you think that people didn't get wasted back in ye olden tymes?<p>You're right. But they did occasionally drink enough beer, wine and liquor to get loaded, topheavy, boryeyed, moory and podgy.<p>All are listed in an amazing sidebar of synonyms for "drunk" published in the St. Louis Republic on June …