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This is what happens when you scatter 225 cameras around the Serengeti

Hundreds of thousands of Serengeti "selfies" are giving researchers a candid, and often amusing, picture of what life is like on the African plain.<p>Zebras munch on dried grass, lion cubs play with their mother, elephants go for a stroll, and birds hitch a ride on the back of a wart</b> …

Yanis Varoufakis: How I became an erratic Marxist

Before he entered politics, Yanis Varoufakis, the iconoclastic Greek finance minister at the centre of the latest eurozone standoff, wrote this searing account of European capitalism and and how the left can learn from Marx’s mistakes<p>In 2008, capitalism had its second global spasm. The financial …

Sleepy Gloucestershire pub is named the best in Britain

A pub in rural Gloucestershire which was only opened two years ago by a former London business analyst has been named the best in Britain<p>A village pub in Gloucestershire, ran by a former business analyst who quit a five-figure job in London to follow his dream, has been named Britain's best pub.<p>The …

D.T. Suzuki on What Freedom Really Means and How Zen Can Help Us Cultivate Our Character

“The ego-shell in which we live is the hardest thing to outgrow.”<p>Alan Watts may be credited with popularizing Eastern philosophy in the West, but he owes the entire trajectory of his life and legacy to a single encounter with the Zen Buddhist sage <b>D.T. Suzuki</b> (October 18, 1870–July 12, 1966) — one …

The 10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

<b>1. CALL FOR ENTRIES.</b> It's that time of year again when we publish our "Most Creative Women In Advertising" rankings. Cast your vote.<p><b>2. Snapchat wants brands to spend $750,000 on its disappearing ads.</b> That's more than a 30-second spot on "American Idol" or an ad during NBC's "Sunday Night</b> …

The African Safari, Reinvented

Travel<p>Beyond the game drive, new ways to experience this classic trip.<p>From the July 2010 issue of <i>National Geographic Traveler</i><p>The modern safari model generally goes something like this: Fly in, bump around in a jeep, photograph the Big Five, have a sundowner, fly home. But there's more to a good …

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Why fewer sales can make your SaaS startup richer (infographic)

Fewer sales making you more money?<p>That’s one of the rather surprising results of an InsightSquared study of hundreds of software-as-a-service startups. InsightSquared is a business analytics solution for Salesforce, which gives it some very interesting insight into what works — and what doesn’t — …