Jacque Cilliers

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The Hostage Horror of Herpesvirus

It’s a staple in many a heist movie. A person or group of people are going about their business when all of a sudden, they are attacked by force or by gunpoint. The situation turns dire as the enemy is not interested in an immediate fate but rather an extended one; it’s a hostage-taking. The target …

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7 Unconventional Behaviors Of Inspiring Leaders

There are very few great managers. And even fewer great leaders. Making your team happy by displaying behaviors that are expected from you as a manager is hard. But it is even harder to inspire people to follow you, especially if you don’t have direct authority over them.<p>Leaders are not always …

The British amateur who debunked the mathematics of happiness

The astonishing story of Nick Brown, the British man who began a part-time psychology course in his 50s – and ended up taking on America's academic establishment<p>Nick Brown does not look like your average student. He's 53 for a start and at 6ft 4in with a bushy moustache and an expression that …

How Much Do Data Scientists Get Paid?

Tech publisher O’ Reilly surveyed the 2012 and 2013 attendees at the Strata Conference in Santa Clara, California and the Strata and Hadoop World …

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Tech Stocks To Buy In 2014 For Growth And Value Investors

What are you going to snap up for the technology portion of your portfolio next year? If you’re the betting kind you could go for the premier growth stocks, ones that analysts are expecting to race ahead in revenue and earnings growth, hopefully taking their share price along for the ride. But if …

Inuit Families Photographed At The End Of The Earth

Imagine a world far far away from the bright lights and hustle and bustle of the world's major cities, a place so harsh and isolated that only a few …

3 top trades for 2014

December is the perfect time to rebalance your portfolio. And this year, the need is even more pressing than in the past.<p>That’s because the big gains …

2014 promises faster growth, but no leap forward | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The world economy should snap a three-year stretch of slowing growth in 2014, although the upturn over the next 12 months looks likely to be incremental rather than a leap forward.<p>People walk past the headquarters of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, as two …

Get the View from Wall Street with MarketWatch on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / December 18, 2013<p>For 16 years, MarketWatch has helped make sense of the dollars and cents flowing from the trading floors of Wall …

5 Asteroids That Nearly Hit Earth

A whole lot of space rock is floating around out there, and some massive asteroids have come pretty close to Earth.<p>On Jan. 13, 2004, for example, …

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Photographer Captures the Excitement of Dogs Looking Out of Car Windows

Lara Jo Regan, the Los Angeles based photographer behind early internet sensation “Mr. Winkle“, has now turned to capturing the infectious delight …

A photographer's year in review: 2013 Edition

Motorsports of moments ago.<p>2013 had me shipping myself all over the globe. Starting in Barcelona with Formula 1 testing, I made a slight detour in Geneva with the <i>Road & Track</i> crew. I watched the unveiling of the stunningly wild Lamborghini Aventador at the VW Group gathering, and I watched Luca …

When is the next supermoon?

We’ve just passed a series of 3 full supermoons. The next supermoons of 2018 will be the new moons of June, July and August.<p>A supermoon is a new or …