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Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow

Inside the inventor's world-changing plans to inhabit outer space, revolutionize high-speed transportation, reinvent cars – and hopefully find love …

Elon Musk

To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It

Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where she had every level of content practically memorized. She arrived at the meeting early and …

America’s secret role in the Rwandan genocide

The violence that shocked the world in 1994 did not come from nowhere. While the CIA looked on, its allies in the Ugandan government helped to spread terror and fuel ethnic hatred<p>Between April and July 1994, hundreds of thousands of Rwandans were murdered in the most rapid genocide ever recorded. …

Behind a $13 shirt, a $6-an-hour worker - Los Angeles Times

How Forever 21 and other retailers avoid liability for factories that underpay workers to sew their clothes.<p>Before dawn six days a week, Norma Ulloa left the two-bedroom apartment she shared with four family members and boarded a bus that took her to a stifling factory on the outskirts of downtown …

Clothing

The Startup Teaching Languages That Have Almost No Teachers

After failing to find a Buryat instructor, Inky Gibbens launched Tribalingual to offer e-courses in endangered languages spoken only by thousands of people.<p>Inky Gibbens learns languages pretty easily and speaks four–English, Russian, Mandarin, and Mongolian–but was having trouble learning Buryat. …

Silicon Valley is on a quest to grow the perfect diamond

For centuries, people have gone to great lengths and extraordinary costs - from the baked Namib Desert to the ice-locked Canadian tundra - to pull …

Inside Uber’s Wild Ride in a Search of a New C.E.O.

SAN FRANCISCO — By last Friday afternoon, most of Uber’s eight directors had gathered in San Francisco for a board meeting. Their agenda was simple: Pick a new chief executive for the ride-hailing company.<p>What unfolded over the next 72 hours was anything but straightforward.<p>In discussions at the …

Dara Khosrowshahi

3 of the Best Ways to Get More Customers From Social Media

Learn how to harness the full potential of social media to generate leads and increase revenue.<p>You've jumped on the social media marketing train, and you've amassed a respectable number of fans and followers. But getting social media followers is only the first step.<p>To harness the full potential of …

Marketing

The 5 best travel backpacks

Which backpack will see you travelling with a grin rather than grimace on your face? Each bag we’ve selected for our top five is fit for purpose, be …

The Best Hammocks for Camping and Backpacking

Take it easy—in style.<p>Whether a tent replacement or a supplement to one, a hammock is a great addition to any camping or backpacking trip. They're lightweight, easy to pack, and comfortable for sleeping—all while avoiding the natural hazards of sleeping on the ground.<p>Depending on your needs, …

Backpacking