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Management speak - don't you just hate it? Emphatically yes, judging by readers' responses to writer Lucy Kellaway's campaign against office jargon. Here, we list 50 of the best worst examples. via BBC NEWS | Magazine | 50 office-speak phrases you love...

Two Fife scientists have developed a new material made from carrots to replace glass fibre found in everything from fishing rods to car parts. via BBC NEWS | Scotland | Edinburgh and East | Rods will be a carrot to the...

October 9, 2010 | In: Views

The good news of the decade?

Hans Rosling reframes 10 years of UN data with his spectacular visuals, lighting up an astonishing -- mostly unreported -- piece of front-page-worthy good news: We're winning the war against child mortality. Along the way, he debunks one flawed...

"The best advice I got from my aunt, the great singer Rosemary Clooney, and from my dad, who was a game show host and news anchor, was: don't wake up at seventy years old sighing over what you should have tried. Just do it, be willing to fail, and at...

Interesting article about music festivals that shun corporate sponsors, read full article at BBC News - Festivals shunning sponsors'...

I really, really thought I had seen everything in the markets but last Thursday had to be marked down as new. The Dow plunged a thousand points in a few minutes. Why? Although it was already down there was no new news to make that happen. No-one has...

Spider Video Tiny jumping spiders are already cute - er, well, at least to some people - but one feature putting the Bagheera kiplingi (besides that awesome name) is its diet - it's vegetarian. It actually spends much of its life hiding from ants so it...

The good news for business owners is that the media is hungry for information, ideas and expert comment, so if you approach journalists in the right way, they will be pleased to hear from you. * Find out who you should be talking to. On a small...

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