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A World First: Ranking Of Human Rights Performance By Listed Companies Begins

How companies are managing human rights is an important commercial issue, and the competitive nature of the market is a powerful driver for change. From that initial premise, and after two years of development, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) launches today as the world’s top 100 …

#OscarsThrowback: Revisit The A-List’s First Ever Oscars Appearances

64 images<p>J.lO t<p>Want to see what all your favourite stars looked like back at their first EVER Oscars show? Well right this way then...<p>Awards season …

7 Ways That Collaboration Makes Teams Less Effective

A new study reveals that ad-hoc collaboration alienates top contributors, gobbles up time, and makes organizations less effective.<p>For the past twenty years, management pundits have touted the idea that informal, ad-hoc collaboration makes organizations more nimble and effective.<p>As a result, today's …

Tripda, Rocket Internet’s Carpooling Business, To Shut Down March 4

Another transportation startup has run out of gas while larger companies continue refuelling to tap into economies of scale. Tripda — a carpooling startup operating in 13 countries including the U.S. and backed by the Berlin-based incubator Rocket Internet — has announced that it will cease …

Startups

The French Five Piece Wardrobe Plan will transform the way you get dressed

From what they eat to what they wear, French women have long been a fashion world obsession. Now, the mystery of how they make Breton tops and black tailoring look simultaneously timeless and modern may have been solved: it’s all about building a wardrobe methodically and mathematically – what is …

The 50 best beaches in the world

South America holidays,Africa holidays,United States holidays,Travel,Europe holidays,Australia holidays,Beach holidays,Asia<p>Whether you’re seeking solitude or a party, shallow waters or pounding surf, find the perfect beach in our pick of 50, from Greece to the Galapagos, the Highlands to Hawaii

South America

The Best Honeymoon Islands in the World: Readers' Choice Awards

From over-the-top accommodations to secluded escapes, Condé Nast Traveler readers rated their favorite honeymoon islands in 2015.<p>10. Aruba<p>9. St. Thomas<p>8. Big Island, HI<p>7. Bahamas<p>6. Bermuda<p>5. Kauai, HI<p>4. Jamaica<p>3. Oahu, HI<p>2. Maui, HI<p>1. St. Lucia

Singapore’s RedMart Is Raising $100M To Expand Its Online Grocery Service In Asia

Singapore-based online grocery company RedMart is close to raising a massive $100 million Series C round to expand its service across Asia. Two sources with knowledge of the deal confirmed to TechCrunch that the new funding is expected to close in the next one or two months.<p>RedMart did not respond …

South-east Asia

Norovirus and the anatomy of a scientific discovery

The process of scientific discovery is far from mysterious, even if it is often more convoluted than you might imagine<p>“A virus,” wrote the celebrated immunologist Peter Medawar, “is a piece of bad news wrapped in protein.”<p>The bad news from norovirus, one of the main preoccupations of my research …

47 Comfort Foods for Cold Nights, Broken Hearts, and Tuesdays

The coziest recipes for long underwear season.<p>When you're fending off subzero temps, the only thing that helps is long underwear. Okay, and lots and lots of comfort food. Heavy, cheesy, meat-y, bread-y: This is not the time to pretend like you want to eat a salad. You don't.

Cooking

Restaurants have 6 menu tricks to get you to spend more money

Restaurant consultant Aaron D. Allen broke down exactly how restaurants try to influence decision making using menu design in a recent LinkedIn post. Allen reveals that nothing on a well-produced menu is random. Instead, everything from colors to the material on which the menu is printed …

Customers

The 3 Big Changes You Need to Make to Your Marketing Strategy in 2016

<i>With 2016 right around the corner, it's time to update your marketing approach.</i><p>2015 was an exciting year for marketers, with new social opportunities like buyable pins on Pinterest, new Google updates like Mobilegeddon and RankBrain, and shifting consumer trends. Now, the year is almost behind us, …

Top Misconceptions CEOs Have About SEO

This post will look at some of the top misconceptions that are still guiding the actions of some CEOs...but shouldn't be.<p>Much has changed in the past 10 years when it comes to SEO. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions out there - some of which <i>used</i> to be true - that are still influencing the …

5 secrets to awesome user design

Crafting user experience can be a challenge – you need to anticipate your users’ needs and make educated guesses and decisions on their behalf. Combining this with a plethora of other project requirements, such as content creation and coding, makes it easy to become overwhelmed.<p>While there is much …

Staff should start work at 10am to avoid 'torture' of sleep deprivation

Forcing staff to start work before 10am is tantamount to torture and is making employees ill, exhausted and stressed, an Oxford University academic has claimed.<p>Before the age of 55, the circadian rhythms of adults are completely out of sync with normal 9-to-5 working hours, which poses a "serious …