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Against the Global Grain: The Lesson of Quinoa's Incredible Popularity

You there. With the quinoa. You're vegan, right?

You there. With the quinoa. You're vegan, right? You're starving Bolivians. Go take a long walk off a short pier, it'll do the world a bit of good.

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Think Like a Quarterback, Not Like a General Manager

You can't always make the right decision—which means sometimes you've got to make the same decision twice: That didn't work. Walk away or double down?

Business is all about making decisions. How should we spend money? How should we deploy employees? Which items are priorities for this year, month, week and hour?

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It Takes a Village: Wrestling Invasive Reptiles in the Everglades

What do you call three guys headed into the Everglades with guns, "poking sticks" and the intent to kill Burmese pythons?

What do you call three guys headed into the Everglades with guns, "poking sticks" and the intent to kill Burmese pythons?

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'Kale-Eating Overlord' Musk Will Allow Meat on Mars—If It's Viable

Think for a moment about why you might actually have to be vegetarian on Mars—it's much more sustainable.

Want to be a Martian colonist? No problem. Wait a decade or two and you can be one of the first several thousand to do so, says space baron Elon Musk who, after all, "would like to die on Mars."

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Get Hired By Understanding the Hiring Manager

There are ultimately only three things this person asks during those crucial 15 seconds of analysis.

Reducing your life’s work and experience to a few pieces of paper—known as the cover letter and resume—can be a humbling and frustrating experience. Especially when you know the person making an organization’s initial hiring decisions will spend, on average, 15 seconds perusing your efforts before placing you in the “yes”, “maybe”, or “no” pile. While presenting yourself through a resume and cover letter is a challenge, here’s one tack you can take to drafting the most effective docs.

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This Guy Is Walking the Entire Length of the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline

Ken Ilgunas is walking a long way and learning a lot—and you should read his blog right now.

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I'm not sure there's a whole lot that I find cooler than walking the entire length of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, through enormous swaths of the middle of the United States, documenting it and learning about the country along the way.

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