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North Korea 'recalls' overseas students following defections

Pyongyang is ordering students in China to return to North Korea, apparently out of concern that more of its citizens are planning to defect.<p>Twenty North Korean students at a university in the Chinese city of Dandong are among those summoned by Pyongyang, Radio Free Asia reported.<p>A member of staff …

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John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on 'The Unique Self of Business'

John Mackey, the co-CEO of Whole Foods, is the author (with Raj Sisodia) of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business of Capitalism. Philosopher Marc Gafni, Ph.D., president of the Center for World Spirituality, is the author of Your Unique Self: The Radical Path to Personal …

Portraits of Kids and Their Favorite Possessions, Across Cultures

"The richest children were more possessive."<p>What was your favorite toy as a child? In Gabriele Galimberti's wonderful series <i>Toy Stories</i> , which we recently spotted over at Feature Shoot, the Italian photographer traveled the world to photograph children with their most prized possessions, be they …

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Woody Allen, Louis C.K., And The Power Of The Handwritten Note

If you want to form a relationship with your hero or land a dream gig, take a note from Louis C.K. and put real pen to paper.<p>It’s almost too adorable to be true: the immortally comic Woody Allen reaches out to the comically mortal Louis C.K. Allen wants C.K. in his next movie. So as C.K. tells the</i> …

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George Clooney’s Ad Bride Continues Getting Lucky In Latest For DNB

As though in an effort to remind pretty boy Brad Pitt that he’s not the only one on the A-list who can be prevailed upon to appear in commercials, George Clooney is back for the continuing saga of Norwegian bank DnB.<p>Created as ever by hot two-in-one agency Try/Apt Oslo, the new ad maintains the …

What Google’s Cafeterias Can Teach Us About School Lunches

Silicon Valley employees routinely get the best and healthiest food at work. Doing something similar in our schools isn’t as crazy as it seems.<p>Fifty years ago, a cheap lunch ladled onto a tray was a decent enough perk at premier American companies, such as Ford or Eastman Kodak. Today, that …

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