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Use Oil Wealth Prudently; The Lost Decade; Shoplifters of the World; 10 of the World's Worst Jobs; Four Days in Dubai; The 50 Best Inventions of 2009.
November 13, 2009 8:07 by kippreport
Use Oil Wealth Prudently
The Gulf has its own lessons to learn from the crisis and governments in the region must do more to diversify and deepen their economies, says Andrew Cunningham in the Financial Times.
The Lost Decade
Slate checks out why the last 10 years have been an economic disappointment for most Americans.
Until now, the received wisdom was that social media doesn’t work for luxury brands. However, recent social media initiatives by brands like Porsche, Gucci, Hermes and Burberry, proves that the received wisdom might be rubbish, says The Telegraph.
How to Market Your Business with Facebook
Figure out your objectives first, start small, and flaunt your personality on the social networking site, says The New York Times.
Thanks to layoffs and pay cuts holiday parties are taking a backseat in many companies. But some creative firms are finding a way out, says Portfolio.
Shoplifters of the World
The Economist checks out where thefts have hit retail trade the hardest.
10 of the World’s Worst Jobs
An animal masturbator, a portable toilet cleaner, and a Brazilian mosquito researcher are some of the world’s worst jobs, says Oddee.
The 50 Best Inventions of 2009
From a rocket of the future to a $10 million lightbulb, Time magazine chooses some of the best new gadgets and breakthrough ideas of the year.
Four Days in Dubai
Good magazine brings you a view of the city through the lens of the photographer Dustin Aksland.
6 Great Touchscreen Computers
Thanks to Microsoft’s new touchscreen-friendly Windows 7 operating system, hardware companies are racing to create the best touchscreen computers, says Inc and lists its favorites.