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The world's most famous long-distance hiking routes

1. Appalachian Trail, US – 2,180 miles<p>Two to three million people visit the trail annually but only about 2,000 of them complete its entire length, which takes between five and seven months. It goes through 14 states, along the Appalachian mountain range from Springer Mountain, Georgia, in the …

進化版的 Kickstarter,Teespring 怎麼吸引公益力量賣 T 恤

Teespring(@teespring)張貼的相片 於 9 月 9, 2014 at 9:11 上午 PDT 張貼<p>阿里巴巴創辦人馬雲最自豪的其中一件事是,身處中國各個角落的平凡人,即使沒有資金奧援也無技術背景,卻都能藉著淘寶當老闆做生意,自給自足甚至因之致富。<p>年紀小阿里巴巴一輪的 Teesprin …

別讓電商搶鋒頭!實體購物中心怎麼用科技反將一軍?

本文原刊於通泰媒體 〈 科技時代下購物中心迸出新火花 〉。<p>時代的推演,行為的改變<p>大家回想一下,幾十年前的曾經,假日是如何度過的呢?小朋友吵著要去兒童樂園、玩具反斗城,但媽媽想去高級餐廳用餐,爸爸則只想放鬆看個電影,最後大家吵著吵著就乾脆待在家裡了,因為過去我們行為是零散的、資訊是零散的、資源更是零散 …

The purse of the one percent

<b>Who controls the world’s wealth</b><p>GLOBAL wealth has increased from $117 trillion in 2000 to $262 trillion this year. That comes to $56,000 for each …

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In meetings, female executives struggle to hit the mark

Meetings matter. While many of us dismiss them as a waste of time and energy, a team of career coaches report that meetings are vital for presenting yourself to others and establishing your leadership credentials. In particular, meetings matter to women, because women are less proficient than men …

Putin's pipelines

<b>How reliant is Europe on Russian gas?</b><p>THE crisis in Ukraine has alarmed the rest of Europe—not just because of the prospect of war, or chaos on its …

The Elegant Emma Watson

<b>Who:</b> Emma Watson<p><b>Where:</b> The Duke of Cambridge's Royal Marsden dinner at Windsor Castle in England.<p><b>When:</b> Tuesday, May 13th<p><b>What:</b> A white button-down shirt and light grey draped skirt from Ralph Lauren Fall 2014; a Roger Vivier Boite de Nuit clutch.<p><b>Why:</b> No need for a sequined evening dress or ball gown …

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For Wedding Dresses, Bespoke May Not Be Better

Photo: Via Lifestyle Mirror.<p>We're pretty much told since birth that no dress is as important as the one we'll wear on our wedding day. Which makes …

羅傑斯:現在買黃金不如買白銀 因價格跌慘更多 | 鉅亨網 - 原物料

羅傑斯。(圖:法新社)<p>知名大宗商品投資人羅傑斯 (Jim Rogers) 近日透露,他目前持有黃金與白銀,而現在並未買進這 2 種貴金屬資產。不過若要他擇一加碼,他會選價格跌幅較慘烈的白銀。<p>羅傑斯在美國網路電台《New York Markets Live》接受貴金屬交易平台網站 BullionVau …

〈分析〉沒錢的網路買 有錢的不會來 Wal-Mart嗚呼哀哉 | 鉅亨網 - 時事

Wal-Mart(WMT-US)曾經是美國零售業展現效率及獲利能力的絕佳範例。創辦人 Sam Walton 在那些超級大商場拒絕進駐的地方開店,做出點規模及成績後,它便回過頭來向供應商議價,取得比競爭者相比更低廉的價格、以及不同的產品。<p>Wal-Mart 再結合其超優的庫存管理以及供貨系統,於是一間把 …

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The reason American tech firms like Ireland isn’t just the low taxes

Airbnb, the accommodation rentals website, just became the latest American tech company to set up its European headquarters in Ireland. It joins Google, Facebook, Adobe, LinkedIn, Apple and countless others on an island that is colder and wetter even than its British neighbor.<p>In a blog post …

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Bill Gates publishes incredible interactive review for obscure environmental book

Bill Gates often publishes book reviews on his personal blog, The Gates Notes, but the Microsoft co-founder turned multibillionaire philanthropist has outdone himself this time. His latest review is of <i>Harvesting the Biosphere: What We Have Taken From Nature,</i> a book by scientist and professor Vaclav …

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Do Unpaid Internships Lead to Jobs? Not for College Students

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沒有了賈伯斯的蘋果:專注做對的事

編按:本文來自 TechCrunch,作者為 MG Siegler(註一)<p>Tim Cook 曾在賈伯斯追悼大會上對在場的觀眾及員工說:「不要問我將會做什麼,做對的事情就夠了」。兩年之後的今天,我們看到了他所謂「做對的事」的成果。<p>今年的 WWDC 大會非常棒。對我來說,這才算是後賈伯斯時代的第一個蘋果 …

Why Facebook Cofounder Chris Hughes And Google Are Giving Cash Directly To The Poorest

Here’s a radical idea: Instead of providing services or training to the world’s poorest, how about giving them cash instead?<p>GiveDirectly, a U.S.-based nonprofit operating in Kenya, is doing just that, and it’s won the support of the likes of Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes and Google. Last Thursday …

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

Immigration consternation

A POLL conducted in the first half of May by Ipsos-MORI on behalf of <i>The Economist</i> shows that the public’s concern about crime has fallen to its …

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Why are your friends more popular than you?

DO YOU ever feel like your friends are more popular than you are? That may be because it is true—for nearly everyone. This odd result, dubbed the …

Amazon doesn’t reveal what it makes on cloud computing, but here’s the number, anyway

Amazon is famously reticent about sales figures, dribbling out clues without revealing actual numbers. But it appears the company has left enough hints to, finally, discern how much revenue it makes on its cloud computing business, known as Amazon Web Services, which provides the backbone for a …

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