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Scientists Strike Giant Paleontological 'Gold'

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have found a field of dinosaur footprints on the Isle of Skye. The footprints were made by giant dinosaurs 50 feet long that weighed nearly 20 tons. (This piece initially aired on Dec. 3, 2015, on <i>All Things Considered</i>.)<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Before …

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10 Desserts for Coffee Addicts

Don't just drink your beans.<p>If you love coffee—really, really love coffee—then a few cups in the morning just don't cut it. So make the most of your …

The Way of Coffee: Japan Brews Up Its Own Unique Culture

After a particularly long day of listening to atomic bomb survivor testimony for my Fulbright research, I turned to my translator Kanade who already knew what I was going to ask. We needed to go for coffee.<p>Having spent the previous year in Rwanda living in a Youth Village for vulnerable teens, I …

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Coffee by the Numbers

Click on the cup below for current statistics on coffee drinking trends in the United States. <i><br>*source: National Coffee Drinking Trends 2010, National</i> …

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Controversial energy drink company targets students as sellers

Imagine if someone came up to you when you were in college and said you could be a millionaire, drive fancy cars, even fly in private jets — just by selling an energy drink and getting your friends to sell the product too.<p>You might have been excited by the opportunity. But today, some universities …

The Perfect MLM Elevator Pitch

The perfect MLM elevator pitch or elevator speech is a small message that packs a punch.<p><b>Elevator Speech</b><p><i>Definition: A very concise “teaser” of your</i> …

America loves K-cups, but instant coffee rules the world

In North America, Keurig is king. The rest of the world is Nescafé territory.<p>Keurig Green Mountain, the company behind the popular single-cup coffee machines and pods, is having a pretty excellent year. It passed a billion dollars in sales in its second financial quarter, up 10% from the same …

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The world’s growing love affair with the most wasteful form of coffee there is

<i>Update: In a story published March 2, 2015, at our sister site The Atlantic, Keurig K-Cups inventor John Sylvan expressed regret about having invented a product that produces so much waste. “I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it.”</i><p>Coffee pods are really popular right now.<p>Sales of single-serve …

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10 Things Everyone Should Know About Selling | Inc.com

There are thousands of "how to sell" books and training courses available everywhere around the world. However, everything you need to know about selling really boils down to the following simple rules:<p>1. Specialize in selling one thing.<p>The notion that a great salesperson can sell anything to …

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