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Peace Through Profits? Inside The Secret Tech Ventures That Are Reshaping The Israeli-Arab-Palestinian World

Peace Through Profits? Inside The Secret Tech Ventures That Are Reshaping The Israeli-Arab-Palestinian World | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
As Israeli and Palestinian politicians lurch toward peace talks, entrepreneurs have been quietly taking action. Inside the partnerships that may save the Middle East.
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Take A Look At Amazing Works Of Art Created By Fans Of “Orange Is the New Black”

Take A Look At Amazing Works Of Art Created By Fans Of “Orange Is the New Black” | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Here, the best submissions to Netflix's OITNB call for fan art.
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Graphing New Yorkers' Lives Through the Open Data Portal

Graphing New Yorkers' Lives Through the Open Data Portal | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
The I Quant NY blog mines NYC's massive data clearinghouse to visualize issues facing city dwellers, from education to eating.
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Wash, Dry, Fold. Now!

Wash, Dry, Fold. Now! | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
FlyCleaners is efficient in a way that scrubs away the shame of using an app to get your laundry done, with options to get laundry carried away within a matter of minutes or scheduling a pickup within an hourlong window.
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Tinder Plans to Start Cashing in on Daters This Year

IAC/InterActiveCorp said it plans to start making money from its Tinder dating app this year.
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World Cup Gave Twitter a Big Burst in Traffic

World Cup Gave Twitter a Big Burst in Traffic | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
The company’s revenue soared in the second quarter, but the World Cup highlighted Twitter’s reliance on surges of public interest in real-time events to generate traffic.
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A 'Kids' Cast Member Is Making a Documentary About 'Kids' | VICE United States

A 'Kids' Cast Member Is Making a Documentary About 'Kids' | VICE United States | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Hamilton Harris is the guy in Kids who taught every suburban teenager watching Larry Clark’s film debut how to roll a blunt. He’s also the man behind an upcoming documentary—The Kids—tha…
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Are You Fluent in Emoji?

Are You Fluent in Emoji? | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Find out how well you communicate using emojis in this 10 question quiz.
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More than 90% of Human DNA Is Useless 'Junk,' Study Finds

More than 90% of Human DNA Is Useless  'Junk,' Study Finds | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
More than a decade has passed since the completion of the Human Genome Project, the international collaboration to map all of the "letters" in our DNA. The huge effort led to re...
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Bestselling ghostwriter reveals the secret world of the author for hire

Bestselling ghostwriter reveals the secret world of the author for hire | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Robert McCrum: Andrew Crofts has written 80 titles and sold some 10 million copies in a 40-year career, mostly under names far more famous than his own – until now
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New McDonald's Lawsuit Could Redefine Franchising as We Know It

New McDonald's Lawsuit Could Redefine Franchising as We Know It | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects.
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Packaging-Free Supermarket Coming to Germany | IFLScience

Packaging-Free Supermarket Coming to Germany | IFLScience | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Berlin is about to get an innovative supermarket that does not include any wasteful packaging. Original Unverpackt (Original Unpacked) is the brainchild of Sara Wolf and Milena Glimbovski, who grew tired of purchasing food that came in an absurd amount of disposable packaging. They aren’t veterans of the food industry; they’re just two gals who dropped out of their college studies to make a difference.
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You'll Spend All Day On This Gorgeous Drone Map

You'll Spend All Day On This Gorgeous Drone Map | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Think of it as a better version of Google Street View, because it has drones.

A new website, TravelByDrone, lets people from around the globe pin their own drone videos to a massive world map. TravelByDrone makes sure each video that makes it to t...
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Wall Street's Brightest Minds Reveal The Most Important Charts In The World

Wall Street's Brightest Minds Reveal The Most Important Charts In The World | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
We asked dozens of our favorite analysts, economists, strategists, and portfolio managers.
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P&G Wants to Shelve Up to 100 Brands

P&G Wants to Shelve Up to 100 Brands | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Procter & Gamble, the largest packaged-goods player in the world, disclosed in an earnings call this morning that it will divest or shed 90 to 100 of its brands in a major streamlining effort.
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A BBDO creative documents his year of Airbnb - Digiday

A BBDO creative documents his year of Airbnb - Digiday | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Over the course of the past year, BBDO's Kevin Lynch has spent more than 150 nights in 53 different neighborhoods as part of his weird commute.
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Sprint’s $12 Facebook plan tacks on extra costs for everything else

Sprint’s $12 Facebook plan tacks on extra costs for everything else | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Sprint will offer a new pre-paid plan with Virgin Mobile, which includes a limited number of calls and texts, as well as access to Facebook for $12 a month.
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Mountain Dew Gets 3,500 Phone Calls From Click-to-Call Tweet

Mountain Dew Gets 3,500 Phone Calls From Click-to-Call Tweet | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Mountain Dew may not be one of the first names associated with direct response marketing, but that's not stopping the Pepsi-owned brand in testing a Twitter click-to-call feature that's akin to the tactics employed by practitioners attempting to reel in sales leads.  The soda wrapped up a promotion yesterday to launch what is claimed
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Motorcycle-Riding Doctor Raises $35K in 5 Days to Keep His Practice Open - East Village - DNAinfo.com New York

Motorcycle-Riding Doctor Raises $35K in 5 Days to Keep His Practice Open - East Village - DNAinfo.com New York | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Dr. David Ores needed the money to keep his office open at 189 E. Second St.
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4 airline rebrandings Malaysia Airlines can learn from - Digiday

4 airline rebrandings Malaysia Airlines can learn from - Digiday | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Malaysia Airlines wouldn't be the first to rebrand after a tragedy.
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Sneaky tricks of the restaurant trade and how to avoid forking out too much

Sneaky tricks of the restaurant trade and how to avoid forking out too much | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
During the summer, smart restaurant owners put cunning tactics on the menu to boost profits
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Animals From Space: Polar Bears, Penguins Tracked Via Satellite

Animals From Space: Polar Bears, Penguins Tracked Via Satellite | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Keeping tabs on polar bears, penguins, and other creatures via satellite can be cheaper, easier, and more accurate, scientists say.
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NPR One

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I’m listening to NPR One, the new audio app that connects me to a handcrafted stream of NPR news, favorite public radio programs and stories from my local station. It’s public radio made personal. New for iPhone and Android.
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Stock trader who called three crashes sees 20% collapse Michael Sincere's Long-Term Trader

Stock trader who called three crashes sees 20% collapse Michael Sincere's Long-Term Trader | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Stock trader Mark Cook, winner of the 1992 U.S. Investing Championship, sees a bear market coming within 12 months, writes Michael Sincere.
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How Our Story About A Child's Science Experiment Sparked Controversy

How Our Story About A Child's Science Experiment Sparked Controversy | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
A researcher has complained that coverage in NPR and other outlets ignores his work and gives undue credit to a sixth-grader's project. But that sixth grader did make an original contribution.
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Goldman Sachs: Millennials Are Not Stuck in Permanent Adolescence

Goldman Sachs: Millennials Are Not Stuck in Permanent Adolescence | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
There's no reason to think the kids won't leave home as soon as they can find work, according to a new research report
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