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On the hunt with Hemingway

Following in the footsteps of Hemingway’s acclaimed works finds that today’s safaris are less rough-and-tumble – but still promise the unpredictable bush encounters the writer loved.<p>The leopard saw us coming. As we edged toward the Yellow Fever tree where he had draped himself across the branches, …

Wildlife

Can a Book Change the World?

When I heard about the book <i>Give Your Speech, Change the World</i> many years ago the author, Dr. Nick Morgan, had me at "change the world."<p>I read it, made lots of notes, and refer to them often. But the most important thing I learned wasn't what to put on a slide -- or whether to use them at all. It …

Right Up the Middle: How Israeli Firms Go Global

When the leaders of small and midsize companies that are outgrowing their home markets contemplate expanding abroad, the prospect of having to contend with two sets of formidable competitors often gives them pause. One set is multinational companies, which have extensive resources, strong brands, …

The Difference Between Twitter and Facebook

Last week, when Facebook announced that it was doing better than analysts had expected, its stock wasn’t the only one to rise. Twitter’s share price was up seven per cent the day after Facebook’s report. The stock market works like that, of course. When a company does well, investors assume that …

Evan Williams

The Best #TripLit This Winter

Winter may be the perfect time for hibernating with a page-turning read. But the seven new books listed below all convey a deep sense of place that just might inspire you to break out of your warm cocoon and explore somewhere new.<p><b>Here are my picks for the best new #TripLit stocking the shelves:</b><p><b>The</b> …

Books

6 Keys to Success From an Olympic Champion

If you're not familiar with Bode Miller, he is the finest male alpine ski racer America has ever produced. He has won World Cup titles, world championships, and Olympic medals. He is also known as someone who has chosen to take a nontraditional path to athletic greatness. As Bode prepares for the …

Self-improvement

Energy Globe at the Shell Energy Lab 2014 in Manila

Scientists create stem cells by traumatizing adult cells

Creating stem cells is becoming easier than ever thanks to a new technique being developed by researchers in Boston and Japan. The technique allows for the creation of embryonic-style stem cells by doing little more than applying stress to existing adult cells. Like other stem cells, this new type …

‘Sweden’s Atlantis’ at Bottom of Baltic Sea: 11,000-Year-Old Settlement Uncovered

A team of divers led by Södertörn University archaeology professor Björn Nilsson has uncovered artifacts from what could be the oldest known …

Baltic Sea

7,000-Year-Old Man Had Dark Skin And Blue Eyes; DNA From ‘La Braña 1’ Taken From Ancient Tooth [PHOTO]

The remains of a 7,000-year-old man have shed light on how ancient European hunter-gatherers may have looked.<p>Dubbed La Braña 1, the remains recovered …

Best Green Jobs

Most of us are focusing on going green through methods linked to environmental sustainability, alternative fuels, hybrid cars, and adopting eco-friendly daily living habits. While these are necessary, it is important to consider green employment as a viable career path. With unemployment being a …

Positive Steps That Protect People and Planet: This Week in Seeding the Change

Every day of the week, The Pollination Project (www.thepollinationproject.org) provides $1,000 in seed funding to an individual who is working to make the world -- or just their own community -- a better, more peaceful and more sustainable place.<p>This week, we funded projects in Kenya, Uganda, …

Sustainability

Interpreting Dream Interpretation

<i>By Dr. Angel Morgan</i> via DreamsCloud<p>As morning arrives, you begin to remember the dreams that you had during the night, recalling the exciting -- perhaps even seemingly random or confusing -- images that filled your head. And you wonder: What did it mean?<p>While some dreams can appear to be more …

This Amazing Video Shows How Chicken Embryo Develops Inside The Egg

It takes 21 days for a chicken embryo to develop. Ever wonder what happens inside the egg between the day it's laid and the day the chick pecks its way out?<p>You're in luck. Thanks to YouTube video poster Poultry CRC, you can see every stage of the chicken embryo's development. The video -- animated …

Amazing

These Stunning Underwater Photos Taken By Free Divers Are NOT Photoshopped (PHOTOS)

If you've ever held your breath underwater, you've technically been free diving. But the sport of free diving is an entirely new ball game, where individuals can dive to depths in excess of 600 feet on one single breath. Though it allows one to appreciate the serenity of the underwater world …

Scuba Diving