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14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

Business Strategy

Quitting for Obamacare: Trapped workers may seek relief in new health exchanges

As millions of Americans wait to see how the federal health exchanges shake out, some who’ve been hanging onto their jobs just for the insurance say Obamacare gives them a new reason to bid their old employers goodbye.<p>One Arizona couple, Claudia and Joseph Schulz, just quit their jobs, in fact, and …

Health Care

90 dead elephants in Zimbabwe are proof that the ivory trade has gone industrial

China’s demand for luxury knickknacks lies beneath some spectacular carnage of late. As we highlighted in August, the illegal ivory trade funds al-Shabaab, the terrorist group behind the Westgate Mall massacre in Kenya late last month. Al-Shabaab finances as much as 40% of its operations this …

Extinction

Why is the world’s biggest seed company betting nearly $1 billion on a Big Data startup?

Biotech giant Monsanto said on Wednesday it will pay $930 million to buy The Climate Corporation, a Silicon Valley startup specializing in weather analytics and risk management.<p>Big data, normally associated with consumer-facing sectors, seemingly couldn’t be further away from Monsanto’s often …

Peter Thiel

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Tea Party radicalism is misunderstood: Meet the “Newest Right”

Our sense of the force currently paralyzing the government is full of misconceptions — including what to call it<p>To judge from the commentary inspired by the shutdown, most progressives and centrists, and even many non-Tea Party conservatives, do not understand the radical force that has captured …

No. Six Depot Brand Identity by Perky Bros llc

No. Six Depot – Visual Identity Design.<p>Look at this beautiful branding and packaging concept for No. Six Depot, a family owned coffee roaster and …

Graphic Design

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Why 3 Of The 4 BRICs Are Failing To Meet The World's Expectations

China has been living up to those expectations. But many have questioned whether Russia, Brazil, and India deserve to be part of the group. In the recent past, experts argued that Russia and India should be replaced by Indonesia.<p>And in a Wall Street Journal column in August, O'Neill argued that …

Associated Press News

Associated Press News

GOP’s massive fraud: The shutdown isn’t really a shutdown!

Sure, some parts of the government have stopped. But what about the drug war, NSA spying and the war machine?<p>If a government shutdown genuinely shut the <i>entire</i> government down, you might be able to trace a few silver linings from an otherwise bad situation. Military conflicts might end (or at least …