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Lex’s Robert Armstrong explains why US food stocks have proved a good defensive investment during major market volatility, and looks at how the biggest of all the US food groups, Kraft Heinz, has gained much higher operating margins than its rivals.
LONDON — There's a lesson here. If you ever get the urge to pour two cans of beer into your face and then attempt a backflip, make sure there's nobody around to film the outcome.
The guy in the video below was either feeling very confident or didn't realise there were multiple camera phones tracking his every movement.
You've got to hand it to him: he really committed to that backflip.
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Mashable's latest #BizChats Twitter chat dove into the good, bad and down-right unknown of entrepreneurship and what it takes to stay afloat in a sea of competitors.
Several successful entrepreneurs weighed in on the topic, including: Gerard Adams, co-founder of Elite Daily, serial entrepreneur, & angel investor; Kelly Lovell, CEO of the Lovell Corporation, social entrepreneur, & motivational speaker; Ramon Ray, editor for Smart Hustle Magazine; and Shama Hyder, founder and CEO of Marketing Zen, author & speaker.
Over the course of an hour, @MashBusiness covered an array of questions, ranging from the characteristics entrepreneurs need to survive in a competitive space to the first crucial steps that should be taken when looking to start a business. Read more...More about Media, Advertising, Marketing, Small Business, and Startups
Craig Wright is probably not Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin.
The Australian entrepreneur recently summoned several media outlets, including the BBC and the Economist, as well as two key people from the Bitcoin community, to prove he is the elusive Nakamoto. After his proof got dissected by experts and turned out to be inconclusive at the very least, Wright publicly promised he'll follow up with better proof.
But in a new blog post, replacing his entire blog, Wright wrote he won't provide cryptographic proof he is Nakamoto after all.
If your grandmother ever cut the crusts off your peanut butter and jelly sandwich, you'll appreciate this grandma's attention to detail.
Imgur user JENBubble, whose real name is Julie, posted a photo Wednesday of a recipe for "Pineapple Snack Cake" she found in her beloved grandmother's old recipe box.
Not only does the snack sound pretty delicious (all fruit cake prejudice aside), Gram also made special alterations to fit her granddaughter's tastes.
"I don't put in nuts," read the instructions, "as Julie doesn't like them." Read more...
A woman has been found alive and rescuers are trying to free her six days after a building collapsed, a Kenyan government official said Thursday.
Rescuers are creating room to release the woman who is speaking to medics waiting to treat her, said Pius Masai, the head of the National Disaster Management Unit.
"The medical team has administered IV, glucose has been administered. She is talking and in good spirits ... we are taking our time to ensure she is removed safely," Masai said.
The woman has been given oxygen and she is trapped in small corner of her room, said Abbas Gullet, head of the Kenya Red Cross. Read more...