12 big brands & celebrities that crowdsourced in 2012When people think of crowdsourcing, they often think of it as a tool for entrepreneurs and small businesses – and they’re right. Small business users have powered explosive growth of crowdsourcing services in the last 5 years (from stock photography to logo design crowdsourcing). What many don’t... Continue Reading →

TEDxPSU – Sam Richards – A Radical Experiment in Empathy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=kUEGHdQO7WA#at=203 Sam Richards is a sociologist and award-winning teacher who has been inspiring undergraduate students at Penn State since 1990. Every semester, 725 students register for his Race and Ethnic Relations course, one of the most popular classes at Penn State and the largest of its kind in the country. Through his natural ability of... Continue Reading →

US employee 'outsourced job to China'The software developer, in his 40s, is thought to have spent his workdays surfing the web, watching cat videos on YouTube and browsing Reddit and eBay.He reportedly paid just a fifth of his six-figure salary to a company based in Shenyang to do his job.Operator Verizon says the scam came... Continue Reading →

10 Incredible Recently Discovered AnimalsMost of us share a fascination with the unknown. Thanks to this – as well as tremendous advances in technology – most of our planet has been quite thoroughly examined. Some areas remain, however, which are home to creatures that science has yet to encounter.Recently discovered animals number in the thousands.... Continue Reading →

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