Shish Mohammed Babon

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How to Kick That Filthy Nail-Biting Habit Once and For All

The struggle is definitely real.<p>We don’t have to tell you how gross it is to bite your nails. There’s literally not a soul alive under the illusion that it’s anywhere near a sexy habit—not to mention the fact that it could very well prematurely age your hands. So even though, according to …

Beauty

10 Netflix hidden gems that you need to watch right now

Including an emotional documentary, a cartoon classic and a surreal sketch show.<p>Netflix is a real treasure trove of TV show and movies - whether you …

Fast & Furious

Airbus's new planes fight jetlag with special features

The new line of A350 XWB jets cost Airbus a $15 billion investment, and the planes are already headed to the skies as part of Qatar Airways' international fleet.<p>The effects of jet lag are exacerbated when the body's natural sleep-wake cycle doesn't match up with the sunrise and sunset hours of your …

Jet Lag

ESPN has lost more than $2 billion because of cord cutting

We are starting to get a better look at just how much of an impact people ditching cable television, or "cord cutting," has had on the biggest network of them all, ESPN, and the cost is in the billions.<p>A recent regulatory filing confirmed what some had already estimated, that ESPN has lost about …

Cord-Cutting

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. A YouTube video that claims Facebook is "stealing billions of views" is going viral.</b> The video, from German YouTube channel Kurzgesagt, accuses Facebook of not doing enough to tackle copyright infringement on its platform.<p><b>2. Xbox is making eight people stand on a billboard for 24 hours whilst it</b> …

Advertising

Death To Lazily-Cooked Home Fries, Long Live Hash Browns

Let’s face it, home fries suck.<p>Now, before you scream at me, I’m not talking about the two out of ten times you get home fries with your breakfast (notice I said “get” not “order”) and they’re actually lovingly-cooked to order. Tender on the inside and crisped on all sides, maybe even incorporated …

Breakfast

For 3 months in 2015, Tesla did something we've almost never seen before

Take a look at its stock chart.<p>Then draw a line at about March 11, 2013:<p>Tesla's 2010 IPO price was $17. After a bit of a bump, for roughly the first two years of its life as a public company the stock traded flat.<p>Then the stock exploded. Eventually, it would surge to $291 in September 2014 and give …

Tesla

How Zappos Determines Salaries Under Its New Holacracy System

The online retailer is experimenting with a "badge-based compensation program" where employees' pay is determined by their skill set.<p>In 2013, Zappos began transitioning to "Holacracy," an alternative management system that replaces a pyramidal hierarchy with a network of circles dedicated to …

The Workplace

At Silicon Valley Bank, risky tech start-ups are lucrative business

Few banks are as close to the industries they serve as Silicon Valley Bank is to the technology world.<p>An industry mainstay since the 1980s, the bank veers far from the course of conventional financial institutions.<p>Part lender, part consultant, part cheerleader and part investor, Silicon Valley Bank …

Venture Capital