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How Scientists Rescue Stranded Whales Like Those in the Everglades

Biologists use a range of techniques to help marine mammals in trouble.<p><b>When whales are in trouble anywhere in the United States, a network of volunteers and trained biologists springs into action. Scientists have more tools and techniques at their disposal than ever, but they are not always</b> …

Why China Loves the Internet

The size of the Chinese Internet is staggering. There are almost 600 million Internet users in China now, more than in any country in the world — next highest is the U.S, with 254 million. That’s just 44% of the Chinese population compared to 81% in the U.S., so this gap will continue to grow. For …

Don’t Make Your Innovation Proposal into a Hitchcock Movie

One of my favorite movies is Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 masterpiece <i>Psycho</i>, an elegant story with gripping suspense and one of the best twist endings you still will ever see. It’s also one of the absolute <i>worst</i> inspirations for presenting ideas inside companies.<p>This thought crossed my mind (once again) …

This Is What It Looks Like When a Google Manager Gets Feedback

Using a rigorous, data-driven hiring process, Google goes to great lengths to attract young, ambitious self-starters and original thinkers. It screens candidates’ résumés for markers that indicate potential to excel there — especially general cognitive ability. People who make that first cut are …

Would You Rather Have Brazil’s Economic Problems or America’s?

It’s been a great millennium for Brazil, so far. The country’s economy has boomed, wages have risen sharply, and joblessness has fallen to levels that economists deem pretty close to “full employment.” Government policymakers have kept deficits relatively low and inflation in check — at least by …

Small Businesses Need Big Data, Too

If you run a small or medium-size business, chances are you haven’t felt a need to invest in extensive customer data, relying instead on your well-honed intuition to help you hold your own against data-rich, bigger competitors. A lot of small-firm owners and managers feel that way, and in many …

Leading Like Nelson Mandela

<b>Linda Hill</b>, Harvard Business School professor, shares her memories of meeting the leaders of South Africa's anti-apartheid movement, and what she learned from them.

Paul Walker secretly bought £5,500 engagement ring for couple who couldn't afford it

<p><b>Paul Walker</b> secretly bought a couple a diamond engagement ring when he found out they couldn't afford it, according to new reports.<p>The <i>Fast & Furious</i> …

Paul Walker's autopsy details revealed

<p><i>Fast & Furious</i> actor <b>Paul Walker</b> died from "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries," a coroner's report has revealed.<p>The LA coroner …

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher 'secretly engaged'

<p><b>Mila Kunis</b> and <b>Ashton Kutcher</b> have secretly been engaged since the summer, according to new reports.<p>The <i>Two and a Half Men</i> star, who has been dating …

William and Kate dazzle at 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' premiere

<p>New parents <b>William and Kate</b> enjoyed a rare cinema date on Thursday night as they attended the premiere of <i>Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom</i> in London's …

Brad Pitt to fly Down Under for family Christmas

<p><b>Angelina Jolie</b> and <b>Brad Pitt</b> have been on opposite sides of the globe recently – but they will be together for a family Christmas, it has been …

Simon Cowell's pregnant girlfriend Lauren Silverman finalises divorce

<p><b>Lauren Silverman</b>, the pregnant girlfriend of <b>Simon Cowell</b>, finalised her divorce from husband Andrew Silverman in New York Civil Court on …

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