• That Time Coca Cola Released a New Product Just to Spite Pepsi…
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    That Time Coca Cola Released a New Product Just to Spite Pepsi…

    Few companies have a rivalry as fierce and longstanding as PepsiCo and Coca-Cola and in their never ending battle for soda market dominance each company has gone to some spectacular lengths to screw over the other. Arguably the most fiendishly genius move of all was one made by Coca-Cola in the early 1990s- a move that basically involved intentionally releasing a terrible product purely to try to screw over by association a similar product released by Pepsi. The genesis for this tale began in the early 1990s during what is referred to in the marketing world as the “Clear Craze”. In a nutshell, for whatever reason, many companies began releasing…

  • DATA GEMS: What is a Census Tract? Making Sense of Census Geography
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    DATA GEMS: What is a Census Tract? Making Sense of Census Geography

    [MUSIC] Hello, my name is David Kraiker. We often get a lot of questions about Census Tracts. So today I’m going to explain to you a little bit about the Census Tracts, how we use them, how they change. So just follow me and you’ll better understand. The Census Tract is something that was developed back in 1910, actually. It started in cities around the country. I’m just drawing some streets here. A river here. More streets, like that, more roads. And the Census Tract is an area that was developed by Census Bureau around 1910 in New York City at the urging of the Federation of Churches. It was…

  • Tips And Tricks With Inventory Management in Harry Potter Wizards Unite
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    Tips And Tricks With Inventory Management in Harry Potter Wizards Unite

    Hey y’all, I’m James Wright and welcome back to Wizards News. Today I want to talk about inventory management. Yay… …right? (music) If you have played any RPG in the past, you know what inventory management is, because you have a certain amount of space… …that you can hold things in, but you always get more things than you have space for. So you have to figure out… …what do you want to get rid of, what do you want to keep, what are you looking for. And once you understand… …the basics of what inventory you need… …and why you need it, then inventory management becomes a lot simpler.…

  • The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Not What You Think It Is | The Swim
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    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Not What You Think It Is | The Swim

    SCENES LIKE THIS ARE A DAILY REALITY FOR THE CREW OF SEEKER ON THEIR PACIFIC TREK. SOME ESTIMATES HOLD THAT BY 2050, THERE COULD BE AS MUCH PLASTIC AS THERE ARE FISH IN THE OCEAN. BUT WHAT IS ALL THIS JUNK, EXACTLY? WHERE DOES IT COME FROM? AND IS IT REALLY CONCENTRATED IN A GIANT ‘GARBAGE PATCH’ SOMEWHERE OUT THERE? MARCUS ERIKSEN IS AN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST WHO HAS MADE IT HIS LIFE’S MISSION TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF MARINE PLASTIC. IT’S A GLOBAL ISSUE, BECAUSE PLASTIC ACCUMULATES IN GYRES, LARGE CIRCULAR CURRENTS THAT THREAD THROUGH THE WORLD’S OCEANS. What’s leaving land heading out to sea is all the single-use packaging:…

  • Innovation 101 E4: Prototyping & Testing – Physical Products
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    Innovation 101 E4: Prototyping & Testing – Physical Products

    So, you’ve got an idea and you want to see what people think of it. You need to make a prototype, because you need to test the idea and see if it’s actually a good idea or if you need to go back to the drawing board. So, to make a physical prototype, you need to start with a sketch. You need to take that idea from your head, down into pencil and paper. Doesn’t matter if you can’t draw, I can’t personally, you need to get that idea out and onto something tangible. Then you’re ready to start making a 3D model, to make your physical prototypes. So, if…

  • 10 WEIRDEST Things Ever Sold on eBay!
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    10 WEIRDEST Things Ever Sold on eBay!

    - Need a way to make a quick buck? Just go on eBay and an auction off your friends! – Yeah! Wait, what? – Quiet, Eugene. Okay, well, that auction is likely to be taken down pretty quickly due to ethics and morals, psh! But, Eugene wouldn’t actually be the weirdest thing that someone ever tried to sell on the site, believe it or not. Since the site was founded in 1995, there have been thousands of strange items put up for sale, and many of them just been shocking, confusing, or just downright hilarious. So today, I rounded up the most bizarre, insane items that people have ever put…

  • Walmart vs Amazon – Which Is More Successful – Company Comparison
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    Walmart vs Amazon – Which Is More Successful – Company Comparison

    Millennials might not remember what life was like before you couldn’t make an online purchase; when you had to travel to the next town to find a decent bookstore, when such a thing as PayPal was just a twinkle in the eye of space cadet Elon Musk. Not only has the store come to you via the internet, but it’s thought it won’t be too long until drones are dropping off goods at your house from the air a la last year’s Burrito Drone, and little robots are marching down every high street with a view to deliver your X-ray specs. The future is nigh, and while some older folks…