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Anti-drone radio wave startup SkySafe secures $11.5M from Andreessen

Drones are a threat to both military and public safety, whether flown by a terrorist or just a reckless pilot. SkySafe’s radio wave technology can detect and stop rogue drones from entering unauthorized areas like military bases, stadiums, prisons and airports. SkySafe’s radio frequency signals are …

How the World's Youngest Self-Made Woman Billionaire Started With Just $3,000 | Inc.com

Ever heard of Zhou Qunfei? Her name might not sound familiar to you now, but that's about to change.<p>Zhou was born in a small farming community in China, dropped out of school at age 16, and started working grueling 16-hour days at a factory polishing glass for watches, as reported by <i>New York …

43 phrases that you are probably using incorrectly

But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and speaking flubs. Check out this long list of ubiquitous grammar mistakes.<p>Guarantee: You'll either learn something new or find a few of your biggest pet peeves here. (And likely, you'll find fault with my own use of the …

What Happens When Huge International Development Projects Fail?

Not long ago, few governments or companies would dream of building large-scale infrastructure in another country. It was seen as being too risky and the timeline for returns too long-term. But in the relative global calm and heightened interconnectivity of the early 21st century, the building of …

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The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear?<p>If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle.<p><b>The Man Behind The Concept</b><p>Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an …

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Management intuition for the next 50 years

The collision of technological disruption, rapid emerging-markets growth, and widespread aging is upending long-held assumptions that underpin …

Why the story of materials is really the story of civilisation

Everything is made of something. Take away concrete, glass, textiles, metal, and the other materials from our lives and we are left naked, shivering in a muddy field. The sophistication of our lives is in a large part bestowed by material wealth, we would quickly revert to animal behaviour without …

Seven Ways To Perfect Your Resume

The toughest thing about putting together a résumé? Figuring out what’s special about yourself. In other words, defining your personal brand.<p>I’m a journalist with 30 years of experience, but how do my skills differ from countless other 50-something media folk toiling in the editorial trenches?<p>It …

Five Entrepreneurs Inspiring Today's College Students

Entrepreneurship. Side Hustle. Lifestyle Business. Walk onto any college campus or talk to anyone in business under age 30, and those are the buzzwords that you’ll hear. While there is evidence that entrepreneurship among millennials is decreasing, many college students and recent grads are …

Understanding Chinese Consumers

After spending 15 years in North America, I returned home to China and found some fascinating phenomena. A bottle of 2006 Penfolds Bin 389 cabernet, which costs $37 in the U.S., is about $77 in Beijing. Huggies diapers cost about the same in the U.S. and China, but the ones in China are of lower …

9 Books That Can Change Your Life

While there are more, here is a short list to start.<p><b>1. Man's Search For Meaning</b><br>A gift from a friend. As hard as you think your life is, it pails in comparison to Auschwitz Viktor Frankl. I took two big things away from this book: (1) the ultimate freedom is the ability to choose your attitude in …

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Highs + Lows: Suspended Bedroom + Sunken Living Room

This tiny 50 square meter apartment in Montrouge, France takes the idea of the suspended bedroom and makes it even better. In this home, the floating …

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Top 10 war movies

10. Where Eagles Dare<p>As the second world war thriller became bogged down during the mid-60s in plodding epics like Operation Crossbow and The Heroes of Telemark, someone was needed to reintroduce a little sang-froid, some post-Le Carré espionage, and for heaven's sake, some proper macho thrills …

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New Curriculum Prepares B-School Students For Digital Economy

IBM recently announced a new partnership with Hult International Business School that’s driving innovation in today’s higher education system and helping to close the skills gap in areas like social, analytics, mobility and cloud computing to better prepare future business leaders. I sat down with …

Articles about look space saving furniture on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to...<p>Aalto, and Rietveld, and Panton—oh my! With the Herzog & de Meuron–designed Schaudepot, the Vitra Design …

Articles about modern storage solutions 5 smart built ins and closets on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the …

Articles about 10 smart small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

Arianna Huffington, 63, was born in Athens, Greece. She went to Cambridge University and in 1973 wrote The Female Woman, the first of 13 books. In 1985, she married the US Republican politician, Michael Huffington, with whom she has two daughters; they divorced in 1997. In 2005, she launched the Huffington Post, which last year became the first online-only news organisation to win a Pulitzer prize for national reporting. Q&A: Arianna Huffington: http://t.gu.com/nMHap Photograph: John Keatley/Redux/Eyevine

Financial Regrets of College Graduates: The 3 Biggest Mistakes and How to Avoid Them | The Art of Manliness

This fall there will be over 20 million students heading to college, either returning from summer break or arriving for the first time. If you’re one …

Retailers Cool Off To Emerging Markets

Retail investors have cooled off to emerging markets.<p>Which means, if the odd-lot theory is correct, now is the time to buy!<p>“With valuations back in the single digits and discounts to developed markets around 30% on an earnings basis, I think now is a good time to buy emerging market equity,” said …

Retail Experiences Are Getting a Tech Makeover | Inc.com

For eBay, every part of a retail experience is a business opportunity. It's not just about what happens online, says John Donahoe, CEO of the online marketplace.<p>"In the eyes of the consumer, e-commerce and retail are now one. It's just shopping, right?" he said in a recent interview with Bloomberg …

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Students Name Oil And Gas Firm As The Best Corporate Citizen

Most savvy businesses are aware of the strong correlation between CSR reputation, company performance and shareholder value. But here’s something they might <i>not</i> know: A firm’s CSR reputation can also have a significant impact on their recruitment efforts. That’s according to global research and …

The 10-Minute Transformation

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World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

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Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …