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Girl feeds crows; crows bring thank-you gifts in return

The best gifts Gabi has received are one half of a "BEST / FRIENDS" necklace, a pearl colored heart, and a miniature silver ball. What...

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How "getting it right" may be the new "getting it wrong"

At the heart of all professional codes is some sense of shared ethical values. In UK legal education and practice, exactly what that...

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Lagarde Ploughs an Economic Furrow for Women of the World

The work of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) might seem very remote from the daily lives of most people. Trying to manage our own...

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Pufferfish moms shower babies with "love" (read: a protective coat of deadly toxins)

Some mothers cuddle their children every night. But for pufferfish, love means abandoning your larval babies soon after birth-- but...

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Rewriting Norms of Accountability

After the success of her memoir and Netflix series based on her narrative, Piper Kerman has used her story's prominence as a platform...

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THE GREAT SIM HEIST - HOW SPIES STOLE THE KEYS TO THE ENCRYPTION CASTLE

Holy smokes! Edward Snowden has exposed that American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest...

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Alien oceans: extraterrestrial life on Jupiter's moons?

Many centuries ago, Galileo peered through his telescope and saw four dim objects orbiting Jupiter. At the time, he assumed that...

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Moral compass - tax avoidance / living wage where do you stand on these

Something we often discuss when making coffee in the office is where do we individually draw the line over what is acceptable...

The...

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Copenhagen unveils first climate-change adapted neighborhood

So far zero-carbon aspirational cities are sustainable architecture dreamlands, with difficulties to appropriately serve the lives and...

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My vision of the future on Mars

I have written an article for online research magazine The Conversation on my motivations and hopes for a Martian colony, in which I...

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How can a blog help you?

“Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness.” - Allen Ginsberg

As a passionate believer in the importance of self...

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Is tax avoidance immoral?

Recent criticism of people who use tax avoidance to lower their tax liability has come under scrutiny with a claim by some...

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"115 years is a lot"

Stories of those among us who have lived well past 100 - an extraordinarily long time - may not be scientifically that helpful in...

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Lawyers must know how to use technology...so why are some so resistant?

Research released yesterday by Managing Partner magazine revealed that more than half of 144 law firms questioned believe technology...

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Google required to change privacy policy

Google adopted in March 2012 a new privacy policy, which, among other things, allows Google to gather together users' personal data...

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Thieves vs Tinkers: was Falciani list privileged information

Interesting post on the Bankers Umbrella on the ongoing HSBC/tax scandal. This is the comment I posted:

I don't know whether HMRC...

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B2B Startup? A Slow Burn Rate Is For You

Just about every VC will push their founders to do as Daft Punk recommends and go "Harder. Faster. Stronger."* This article provides a...

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Loss of privacy - personal choice, or technologically driven?

The stories over recent days around "listening" TVs and the potential for loss of personal data or privacy resulting highlight a dilemma...

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Cayla Doll Hacked!

Cayla is an internet connected doll developed to communicate with children through speech recognition. Hailed as an interactive...

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Medical Education Needs to Historicize Medicine

History has largely been neglected in medical education, taking a back seat to the ever expanding fields of genomics and immunology,...

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Might a big law firm target SMEs like KPMG has decided to?

I have been following with great interest the KPMG's announcement last autumn that it had invested very heavily (reportedly about £40m)...

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Too many apps?

The Ubuntu-powered phone is (finally) coming to the market. Perhaps the biggest "innovation" being marketed is the introduction of...

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The UK Green Party's rise in election year

A new green dawn is rising in UK politics: the surge of the Green Party. In one single week of January 2015 13,274 people joined the...

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The hashtags that tried to change the world this year

The hashtag; loved and loathed in sometimes equal amounts, was born on Twitter to help track conversation topics. Soon it...

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Relocated chimps learn local dialect-- in this case, Scottish brogue

Chimpanzees learn new words for objects from their peers. When a group of captive Dutch chimpanzees joined a group of chimps in...

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Time to talk....walk and work

It is Time to Talk Day today. Mental health issues affect about 1 in 5 people so it is likely many of your employees are affected but...

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What does love smell like to different animals?

Just another example of perfumer Penny Williams' fabulous way with words, read the linked article to find out what love smells like to...

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It's a 'yes' to three-parent babies

On Tuesday 3 February, MPs approved the creation of IVF babies using DNA from three different people in order to prevent inherited...

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Acritas' 2015 US law firm brand index

Congratulations to Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom for retaining the number one position on Acritas' 2015 US law firm brand index.

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Hierarchy & Social Status in Organisations

I've come across this paper titled "Social status modulates prosocial behaviour and egalitarianism in preschool children and adults".

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A Decline in the Number of Ebola Cases: A Challenge to Patient Accrual

Thankfully, organizations are experiencing a shortage in research subjects for Ebola trials in West Africa.

As a result of the...

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"Blurred Lines" singer Robin Thicke accused of plagiarism

Robin Thicke and the family of Marvin Gaye will be going to trial next week in Los Angeles over claims that Thicke's hit, "Blurred...

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Humans of New York - circa 1946, with Stanley Kubrick

Many years before Stanley Kubrick became one of the most acclaimed film directors of all time (famous for such masterpieces as Dr...

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