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Moonrise over Arctic Ocean

A psychedelic moon rising over the Arctic Ocean, created by a strong temperature inversion.<p>Kevin Rawlings wrote:<p>This photo of the moon rising over …

Cockroach egg impressions from 4,300 years ago

More information about early human settlements – and in this case the insects who lived alongside them – is being found in ancient bits of broken …

Archaeology

The myth of the know-it-all scientist | Dean Burnett

A surreal aspect of being a scientist is the weird questions you get asked by those outside the field. There are many reasons why this can happen, some of which are the fault of scientists themselves<p>I’m currently in the middle of a publicity campaign for my first book, The Idiot Brain. And yes, …

Barclays is dumping Africa after 100 years

Barclays is going back to basics after posting an annual loss of £394 million ($550 million).<p>The bank has announced plans to scale back heavily in Africa and slash dividend payments as it continues a broader retrenchment designed to boost capital levels.<p>The rethink is being executed by former J.P. …

U.S. Department of Justice

Firms face clampdown over lengthy and confusing small print

Business department urges shoppers to contribute to consultation on complicated terms and conditions, which could lead to change in law<p>Consumers who have been bamboozled by small print and unexpectedly tied into contracts or forced to pay fees are being urged to contribute to a consultation, which …

How Leaders At Google, BuzzFeed, And More Make Decisions

We’ve culled the best practices of leaders of all types of organizations to learn how they make better decisions.<p>Good decision making is a critical skill at any stage of a career. But it’s not easy to master. Studies have shown that it’s a complex process that involves evaluating both cognitive and …

When Brigitte Bardot met Pablo Picasso, notorious ladies man

Bardot and Picasso<p>The ascendant actress and the seasoned artist<p>When Brigitte Bardot met Pablo Picasso in 1956, she was 21 and he was 74. Picasso had …

Pablo Picasso

Are You on The Hero’s Path?

Sophie Rose, <i>Contributing Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Have you noticed that many children’s tales end with a victory of the heart? The hero, after following a …

Shady Wars

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Direct Marketing: Perhaps the Most Effective Way to Do Marketing on a Budget

Ever since the World Wide Web began to be commercialized in 1995, the center of gravity in the marketing universe seems to have shifted toward the Internet and, more recently, social media and mobile devices. The problem for marketers is how to effectively use these tools to develop brand …