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America's Most Unique Roadside Businesses: CNBC

CNBC<p>Canny small-business owners long ago saw a potential opportunity to hawk their wares to American motorists. This phenomenon isn't just limited to gas stations and fast-food drive-thrus—all kinds of businesses exist along the interstate, catering to aimless wanderers, daily commuters and drivers …

Advance in battle against wheat pest

<b>Scientists have engineered wheat that is resistant to stem rust, a fungal disease that has ruined crops in Africa, Yemen and Iran.</b><p>The genetic advance raises the possibility of breeding wheat that is resistant to the fungus, researchers report in the journal Science.<p>Stem rust is regarded as a major …

Middle East




「Square」ってどうよ? モバイル決済の黒船、その使い勝手を検証してみた|WIRED.jp

Mapping children's chances

A Californian university has produced maps comparing how family-friendly countries are around the world

World Health Organization

Has capitalism failed the world? | US & Canada

At the famous Oxford Union, Mehdi Hasan challenges former top financial regulator Lord Adair Turner on the role of the banks, the politics behind austerity and whether capitalism has failed.<p>It seems that mistakes made in Wall Street and the City of London are paid for by people around the world, …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Non-GMO Labeling on Meat Gets the OK from the USDA

Meat products from animals raised without the use of genetically modified grains can be labeled as such, ruled the USDA in the first label ruling in …


Thinking of Starting a Business? Lock Down Profits in Virtual Data Rooms | Inc.com

Virtual data rooms let you store and access lots of documents in the cloud--thousands and thousands of them: Think souped-up versions of Dropbox for the corporate user.<p>Your customers would do complex transactions in which huge amounts of information change hands (think financial deals and …



Breast cancer scientists say less invasive surgery possible

<b>Some breast cancer sufferers could be treated with radiotherapy instead of more invasive surgery after a Europe-wide study.</b><p>Cardiff specialists who led the UK arm of the trial which studied 5,000 women found less invasive methods can be as effective as surgery for some patients.<p>It also means …


The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

There absolutely <i>is</i> a math to social and mobile media. If your nonprofit has a good content strategy in place and understands the power of integrating …

Unpaid CEO Bloggers Spike LinkedIn Traffic 63%

LinkedIn has discovered a valuable formula for online media success — if you tap into CEOs’ egos, you can get them to write for free — and spur a spike in traffic.<p>That formula is the domain of Daniel Roth, the executive editor of LinkedIn, who runs Influencers — musings that LinkedIn started …

Should You Build A Social Network For Your Business?

<i>By Tim Devaney and Tom Stein</i><p>If you’re promoting your business socially, Facebook is great as far as it goes. But it goes too far. The network is so vast that the majority of people who visit your profile click away never to return.<p>“Facebook is an excellent way to acquire customers, get people to …

Like father, like son: Approaching life like an entrepreneur

<i>Tarun Wadhwa is an aspiring entrepreneur and the son of serial entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa.</i><p>My dream was always to become a lawyer. I used to believe that law was the most direct way to impact the world around me. I thought entrepreneurs were only concerned with small issues, while lawyers worked on …

Why We Really Do Need HR

HR gets a bad rap for being too administrative and too pro-employee. That's a legitimate complaint, but I wonder: What the hell did you expect?<p>The History of Human Resources<p>The entire HR function exists because employees were tough to manage. Unions were busy. Pesky women and minorities wanted …

Why Facebook isn’t the right company to create a Google Reader replacement

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Google(s goog) Reader is meeting its end in just a few weeks, and there’s no doubt it’ll be traumatic for users of the …

ヤフーのTumblr買収がネイティヴ広告を進化させる :「CM Summit 2013」リポート|WIRED.jp

今年もニューヨークで開催されたインターネット・ウィークに合わせて、「CM Summit 2013」が5月21、22日の2日間に渡って開かれた。CMとはConversational …


La Japonaise (Freddie Mercury & Monserrat Caballe)

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