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New study of 2,600-year-old poop suggests Iron Age miners drank beer and ate blue cheese

An illustrated scene of the Hallstatt salt mountain in the early Iron Age. Reschreiter_Groebner/NHM Scientists analyzed the DNA in an ancient European salt miner's poop from some 2,600 years ago. They found the feces contained microbes consistent with the production of beer and blue cheese. Salt miners were previously thought to mostly eat gruel. The finding suggests they were more sophisticated. A new study of 2,600-year-old feces from an Iron Age salt miner suggested that workers at ...
Tags: Europe, Science, Trends, Austria, Italy, News UK, Slovenia, Prehistory, Unesco World Heritage, Frank Maixner, Hallstatt, Penicillium, Maixner, DNA analysis, Microbe, Brander


Dear Nissan, why won’t you replace this lovely Canadian’s Leaf battery?

Over the course of this week, a story from across the pond in Canada has been gathering pace. It’s highlighting the potentially dangerous future we could head towards if we don’t take a more thoughtful approach to how we recycle electric cars. This week, Canadian news outlet CBC reported the story of Clayton Brander, a secondhand Nissan Leaf owner, who has been on a quest for a new battery for his electric car to restore its range to factory spec. Unfortunately, he’s not having much luck. Brande...
Tags: Startups, Canada, Nissan, Shift, Cbc, Nissan Leaf, Brander, Clayton Brander


Building a career in Employer Branding: Q&A with Jason Jones of LogMeIn

There was so much to learn about the life of Jason Jones and how he is leading recruitment marketing efforts at LogMeIn as their Employer Branding Specialist. We were fortunate enough to dig into the ins and outs of a day in the life of an All-Star Employer Brander and how much passion there is for ensuring people love their jobs! Coming Up In the World Jason's Biography: Jason balances his time by utilizing Social Media to add transparency into LogMeIn's culture, opening LogMeIns' doors to or...
Tags: Jobs, Social Media, United States, Don Draper, Jason, Jason Jones, Glassdoor, Business Partners, Internal Communications, Employer Branding, Phil Strazzulla, Brander, Railsbridge Boston, Communications Social Media Marketing


Formation of Friendship

In the summer of 2008, on a lush grass field in Bealeton, Virginia, Sue Tucker Brander approached the blue and yellow plane of her new friend, civilian pilot and Air Force Reservist David Brown. In her hand was a framed black and white photograph. The photo showed a young man wearing a leather helmet and goggles in the rear cockpit of a biplane, his head down performing his preflight checks. At the bottom of the frame was written “Al Tucker, First Solo -1942.” Brander pointed to Brown’s plane an...
Tags: Europe, England, New York, West Point, Navy, California, Washington, Germany, Berlin, Uncategorized, History, People, Dave, Military, United States, Paris


The Challenger Brander: 5 Questions With Seth Goldman

In its growing competition with Impossible Burger to persuade consumers that it has the most “meat-like” non-meat patty, Beyond Meat can’t boast that it’s got Bill Gates in its corner as an investor, because its rival does as well. But only Beyond Meat has Seth Goldman as Executive Chairman, champion and a guiding presence. Goldman is the rock star entrepreneur who launched one of the most successful challenger brands of the better-for-you revolution, Honest Tea. Now he’s taking the next step (...
Tags: Stanford, Boston, Advertising, Bill Gates, Peta, Goldman, Coca Cola, Coke, Beyond Meat, Kroger, Wegmans, Safeway, McDonald, Ethan, Tyson, Seth