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Amazon Jungle Once Home to Millions More Than Previously Thought

Forget small nomadic tribes and pristine jungle: the southern Amazon was likely covered in a network of large villages and ceremonial centers before Columbus.<p>Before Spanish invaders conquered South America, sparse groups of nomadic people clustered around the Amazon River, leaving the surrounding …

On the 10th anniversary of TOMS, its founder talks stepping down, bringing in private equity, and why giving away shoes provides a competitive advantage

The business model was unorthodox but simple: For every pair of shoes a customer bought, TOMS would donate a pair to a child in need. At the time, the company was one of the first to employ the one-for-one system.<p>Today, dozens of other companies have followed in TOMS' footsteps with one-for-one …

The Truth About 6 "Superfood" Seeds

When it comes to nutrition-dense superfoods, seeds are having a bit of a moment. But do they deserve their health halo? “There is an obsession with …

6 Reasons to Let Employees Bring Their Personal Passions to Work | Inc.com

<i>This column was written by guest contributor Sam Ford.</i><p>I didn't set out on my professional journey expecting to land at a marketing and communications strategy firm. In fact, before I came to Peppercomm, I was co-managing a research group at MIT and teaching there. But Peppercomm's approach and …

Employee Engagement

The Many Lives of Adam Yauch

He had come so far, done so much, played so many roles along the way, but even in the final months of his too-short life, Adam Yauch kept it going …

New Albums

Did Google Kill Social-Media Marketing?

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Google is putting out its Wildfire. The seemingly harmonious relationship between the search engine giant and the social software platform is has come to an end after a partnership that lasted about 20 months.<p>As a part of Google, Wildfire’s aim was to help …

3 Secrets to Building Brand Loyalty | Inc.com

If you want to build brand loyalty in an age when 80 percent of consumers look online to see what other people think instead of just sticking with a brand they know, you have to be smart about both the quality of your product and the experience of buying it.<p>Customers have moved beyond unquestioning …

Customers

Your Most Common Tax Questions Answered

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Doing your tax return by yourself--even if you use tax preparation software--can still be a challenge.<p>We all know the tax code is complex and constantly changing. And that creates a great deal of anxiety and apprehension for some filers.<p>"They know they don't …

Master Your Zen to Improve a Startup's Cash Flow

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs have much to learn from the practice of yoga.<p>An entrepreneur’s journey is filled with unexpected twists and turns but with the lure of treasure atop the mountain.<p>But sometimes we get so fixated on the treasure that we forget …

Now Brands Will Be Able to Flirt With Each Other on Facebook Too

Brand-on-brand action has gotten pretty steamy on Twitter in the last year, with companies constantly interacting (sometimes romantically) via the …

Now There's Another Reason Sitting Will Kill You

We all know that sitting for long periods of time takes years off our lives, but now there’s another reason it’s getting us closer to our graves.<p>New …

What You Should Know About Ukraine

Ukraine is a divided country caught in an increasingly violent tug of war between its past and future.<p>Begin inside the country. About two thirds of …

6 Lessons from Nature on Living a Peaceful, Fulfilling Life

<b>“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished</b><b>.” ~Lao Tzu</b><p>Five years ago, I was feeling really stressed (like millions of other people in the …

Meteorology

Social Business Branding: 16 Tips to Create a Consistent, Relevant Trusted Social Brand

Shares 90<p>Did you know that it takes at minimum 6-7 brand touches before someone will remember your brand. Every impression counts. Each brand touch …

Effective habits of great travel writers

When I was writing the first edition of <i>Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing</i>, we decided to incorporate interviews with a wide range of travel writers, editors and agents into the book, thinking that readers would profit from hearing a spectrum of experiences and opinions.<p>We’ve continued this …

Bushmen of Southern Africa

Africa

SEO Checklist

<b>Use localized keywords</b> (e.g. Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Sonoma County, North Bay, etc.) if you are targeting local search traffic. For example, as a …

Engines

Surviving Life in a ‘70s Sex Commune

Three decades after growing up in a European free-love commune, Paul-Julien Robert plunged into the film archives to make the extraordinary …

Marilyn Manson: Sympathy for the Devil

Their new concept album quickly went platinum, their stage show puts the glitz back into rock & roll, and their front man is deadly serious about his …

Fort Lauderdale

New research on King Tut's genitals could point to ancient religious rift

Historians have pored over the remains and mystery of King Tut since the discovery of the long-deceased Egyptian Pharaoh in 1922, and a fresh theory sheds new light on why the ancient ruler was laid to rest in an unusual manner. In unscientific terms, Tut — short for Tutankhamun — was mummified …

Can I increase my brain power?

A billion-dollar industry has grown up around our desire to be more intelligent. But is it really possible to make yourself smarter?<p>What happens when you attach several electrodes to your forehead, connect them via wires to a nine-volt battery and resistor, ramp up the current and send an …

The Bear Grylls' Survival Kit

We’re more than OK with the reindeer sweaters and polka-dot ties we got this Christmas, but here’s one gift we wish we would have found under the …

Reality TV

Exclusive Workout: Arms Like Mark Wahlberg

<b></b>Exclusive Workout: Arms Like Mark WahlbergSome celebrities are known as much for their bodies as for their bodies of work—sometimes even more so. For …

Workouts

Junk Food Affects Your Memory After a Week

We know what you’re thinking: <i>another</i> rat study. But the results likely apply to humans as well, says study coauthor Margaret Morris, Ph.D. In fact, a 2011 study in the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i> showed healthy people who ate junk food for 5 days performed worse on cognitive tests …

Israel and the Palestinians face 'tough choices,' John Kerry says

America's top diplomat has told Israel and the Palestinians that their negotiations are reaching decision time as he presses them to agree a framework paving the way to peace<p>Tough choices must be made be made by <b>Israeli</b> and <b>Palestinian</b> leaders in the coming weeks if the two sides are to resolve their …

Israel

A Gray Matter: On Donald Glover and Post-Blackness

<i>Component is a section of Aux.Out. for one-off pieces, special editorials, and lost orphans of the music discussion. Today, H. Drew Blackburn</i> …