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The 10 best perfumes for men

From timeless classics to classics-in-the-making, our grooming expert Lee Kynaston picks out the 10 best perfumes for men.<p>The one to get fresh with: Dior Eau Sauvage<p>Described by fragrance historian Roja Dove as ‘one of the most important creations of the second half of the last century’ this …

Men's Fashion

This futuristic headset lets you talk to other devices without actually saying anything

AlterEgo is a prototype headset that allows for silent and seamless communication between people and their computing devices. It's able to interpret “silent speech” and was developed by researchers at the MIT Media Lab.

A closer look at Apple's new HomePod

The first time I got close to one of Apple's HomePods was in a secluded meeting room at WWDC. Sonically, at least, it blew away the competition. After seven months -- not to mention the introduction of other impressive smart speakers -- Apple invited me to spend another hour with a near-final …

Tech Trends

US stocks rise as investors cheer August jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — Not great, but good enough: U.S. stocks rose Friday as investors viewed a relatively weak jobs report for August as likely to help …

Interest Rates

Trump only trusts his family, says biographer

Trump family biographer, Gwenda Blair, talks to DW about the new president’s views on family, and explains the very different roles his wives and …

Using Fear To Become Successful

For the past 19 years, I have hustled and worked very hard to push my life forward. I overcame incredible odds, like not being legally allowed to work, not understanding the language of the place I lived and still having to find work, not having the opportunity to go to school, and questioning if I …

Meet 30 innovators finding African solutions for African problems

Quartz has chosen 30 innovators in Africa for their creative approaches to local problems in business, politics, culture and health and more. They will be honored on Monday (Sep. 14) at the Quartz Africa Innovators summit. Yinka Adegoke, Quartz Africa editor, says:<p>The narrative in Africa has moved …

Africa

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

By September 22, 2015<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do …

Quora

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

The top three things angel investors look for - Angels Den

How To Build An Effective Board of Directors

Managing Director of Avalon Ventures, Brady Bohrmann, shares powerful insights to build an effective board of directors, how to choose your board members, how to run an effective meeting and more.

LinkedIn

Why China’s model of capitalism is popular in Africa—and America’s isn’t

We live in a bipolar world. History has not quite ended even though it’s pretty much accepted that capitalism has triumphed over socialism. But which version of capitalism? There is the free market, democratic approach of most of the western world, with the US as its most visible example. Or …

South Africa

Nigeria May Curtail Ghana Natural Gas Supply Over Debts

Nigeria may curb the supply of natural gas to Ghana because the country hasn’t paid more than a year of bills for the fuel, the West African Gas …

First humans to leave Africa went to China, not Europe

THE first humans to leave Africa decamped to far east Asia, not Europe. A trove of ancient teeth found in a cave in China adds evidence to the idea …

Ethiopia gets the first metro system in sub-Saharan Africa

<b>Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (CNN) —</b> In Addis Ababa, a city of over 4 million people, the more traditional way of getting around has been in mini vans -- a cross between a bus and a taxi, that picks people up and drops them wherever they want to go.<p>But now, a newly opened urban metro service is set to …

Africa

Africa is young. Why are its leaders so old?

There is something unmistakably common in Africa: the continent's aging and long-serving presidents.<p>Its five longest presidencies stretch between 29 and 36 years, adding to a cumulative 169 years. Their longevity in office is matched by their old age, ranging from 71 to 91 years, and a combined 390 …