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The Modern Marketing Paradox

In 1900, a German physicist named Max Planck published research that changed the world. Up until that time, forms of energy, like light, were thought to flow like continuous streams. But according to Britannica, Planck blew the world’s collective mind when he proved that energy

Modern civilisation does not diminish human violence: Study

  Modern civilisation has not dulled humankind’s bloodlust or reduced violence, but living in a large, organised society increases the likelihood of surviving a war, scientists say. While larger, modern-day societies may have a larger number of soldiers or combatants who die, they represent

Frank Vogel has gone modern and the surprising Magic are better for it

If you ask Frank Vogel, there’s nothing different about him these days. Sure, he’s rocking a beard, but this is the same defensive-minded coach that helped turn Paul George into a superstar. He’s also the same coach who came within one game of the NBA Finals. He keeps

Business giants join the Evening Standard’s modern slavery campaign

IT giant Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), law firm Hogan Lovells, Blackstone investment group, ITN, Sport for Freedom, Omnia Strategy LLP and the Thomson Reuters Foundation are among the firms that have signed up to our statement, pledging to be diligent about eradicating slavery from

Is modern cricket uniquely democratic?

The Marxist historian C.L.R. James once wrote: “A really great batsman is to me as strange a human being as a man seven feet tall or a man I once heard of who could not read but spoke six languages.” He was referring specifically

Modern Amenities, 17th Century Details Combine in This Tuscan Villa

Locals are invited to Villa Lucchese for an annual religious ceremony, a tradition its owners have maintained over the years in their private, still consecrated chapel, in this tiny village of Aquilea in the Tuscan countryside, an hour from Florence. The property, which comes with its own

The useless design features in modern products

It was 1872 in Reno, Nevada and Jacob Davis was worried. The Latvian-Jewish tailor had previously made mostly functional items, such as wagon covers and horse blankets for the workers on the Central Pacific Railroad. But this had all changed two years earlier after

EESL to retrofit appliances in AP courts

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd has entered into an agreement to retrofit appliances for energy effciency in the law courts across Andhra Pradesh. The project will be first implemented in all the court buildings of Visakhapatnam on a pilot basis and then extended to all

Nate makes nine Atlantic hurricanes in a row—unprecedented in modern era

On August 9th, deep in the southern Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Franklin reached 85mph winds before moving into Mexico. Although the storm dropped some heavy rains over the Mexican state of Veracruz, Franklin’s effects were relatively moderate, and it was soon forgotten. But following

Liam Gallagher fans hail ‘As You Were’ as a ‘modern day classic’

Liam Gallagher fans have hailed his debut solo album as a ‘modern day classic’ after hearing it for the first time ever. ‘As You Were’ is released today, and sees Liam stepping out of the shadow of Oasis and Beady Eye to record his first