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11 Animals In Unlikely Places, A World Tour

Residents of Ballarpur city in India woke up to an unpleasant surprise this week, after a full-grown leopard had taken shelter in a cowshed during the night.

Early Monday morning, local residents of the busy neighborhood, with the help of a forest department team, eventually managed to capture the leopard.

The one injury reported can be seen in the below video: ouch! The animal was later released into the jungle.

This got us thinking that with mankind's forever expanding presence and the spread of urbanization, humans and animals are bound to come across each other more and more often.

These last few years have seen animals appearing in the most unexpected places, and of course "captured" by the increasing number of recording devices in the hands of our planet's human residents. From a horse on a roof in Canada to goats in a tree in Morocco to a kangaroo a long way from down under, here is a global tour of animals in places you wouldn't expect.

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Some Historical Context On The Current Silicon Valley Implosion

Tech billionaires such as Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have lost far more money this year than ever before. Eccentric behavior and questionable decisions have both played a role. But there are examples in U.S. business history that have other clues.

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The rise and fall of Elon Musk

Daniel Eckert

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BERLIN — Life isn’t always fair, especially when it comes to business. Although he had already registered dozens of patents, during the global economic crisis of the 1930s, tireless inventor Nikola Tesla found himself struggling to put food on the table. Sure, investors today associate his name with runaway wealth and business achievements rather than poverty and failure: Tesla, the company that was named after him, has made Elon Musk the richest man in the world.

Bloomberg estimates the 51-year-old’s current fortune to be $185 billion. While Musk is not a brilliant inventor like Nikola Tesla, many see him as the most successful businessperson of our century.

And yet, over the past month, many are beginning to wonder if Musk is in trouble, if he has spread himself too thin. Most obvious is his messy and expensive takeover of Twitter, which includes polarizing antics and a clear lack of a strategy.

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