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Do More Business With Fewer Salespeople

Most people, even salespeople, hate to sell. Here are three ways to increase your business while decreasing your sales pain.<p>I've heard the same complaint for decades: Twenty percent of the salespeople generate 80 percent of the business. In many companies, nearly all the sales are done by the …

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10 Startup Incubators That Are Changing The Web

Business incubators have been around since the 1950s. Typically attached to universities, these entities offered a proving ground with back-office resources for fledgling entrepreneurs. Now a new breed of incubator, catering mainly to technology types, is springing up all over the country. These …

Users Stay Longer on Tumblr Than Facebook, Says David Karp

Tumblr users spend an average of 14 minutes per visit, Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp revealed on stage at a <i>paidContent</i> conference in New York …

In 1884, A Popular Science Writer Got Way Too Stoned

From our archive, a dramatic first-hand account of marijuana overdose.<p><i>"An Overdose of Hasheesh," by Mary C. Hungerford, originally appeared in the February 1884 issue of</i> Popular Science <i>magazine.</i><p>Being one of the grand army of sufferers from headache, I took, last summer, by order of my physician, …

What’s special about the shape of a Nautilus shell?

The early mathematician Fibonacci introduced Arabic numerals to the West. He also discovered a number sequence that’s in everything from daisies to …

Could We Survive a Mega-Tsunami?, BBC Two, review

Bernadette McNulty reviews Could We Survive a Mega-Tsunami?, a BBC Two documentary which explores the impact of a mega-tsunami in the Atlantic.<p>Calm was the last thing that <b>Could We Survive a Mega-Tsunami?</b> (BBC Two) was trying to create. Instead the objective of this imagined staging of a super wave …

Stonehenge occupied 5,000 years earlier than previously thought

Stonehenge may have been occupied five thousand years earlier than previously thought, archaeologists claim.<p>Excavation of a site just a mile from the stone structure provided what researchers claim is the first firm evidence of continuous occupation from as early as 7,500BC.<p>Earlier evidence had …

Illegal loggers continue to threaten Amazonian tribe

<b>Campaigners say the Brazilian government is failing to protect one of the world's most endangered tribes.</b><p>The Awa people are believed to number just 450, but their territory has attracted thousands of loggers and settlers.<p>Last year a judge ordered all outsiders should leave the area within 12 months.<p>…

Spider-Tank Building Illusion

Spiders may not be the most popular creatures – theres even a <i>phobia</i> named after them, but German art student Friedrich von Schoor appears to have no …

Recycled Rasta Optical Illusion

First glance on the “Recycled Rasta-man” may give you an impression you’re looking at some bizarre oil painting, but when you look closer, you’ll …

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