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Designing a Bias-Free Organization

Iris Bohnet thinks firms are wasting their money on diversity training. The problem is, most programs just don’t work. Rather than run more workshops or try to eradicate the biases that cause discrimination, she says, companies need to redesign their processes to prevent biased choices in the first …

This Is the Most Important Business Trend in Pharma

In the midst of a political season that’s slapped a target on biopharma’s back, public frustration with high drug prices has become palpable. Add to …

Maserati Unveils Its Most Luxurious Quattroporte Yet

Also offered with an Ermenegildo Zegna-designed interior.<p>Since debuting as the fastest four-seater car in the world at the Turin Motor Show in 1963, Maserati‘s Quattroporte has been hailed as the Italian luxury automaker’s most prominent flagship model, consistently boasting top notch racebred …

The World's 50 Best Restaurants Announced

The World's 50 Best Restaurants were announced Tuesday evening at a ceremony in Melbourne, Australia—only the second time the annual event has been held outside Europe. Here are the winners.<p>The world’s best restaurant can no longer be found in Italy, according to the annual World’s 50 Best …

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately | Inc.com

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are you have at least a few bad communication habits that are driving people crazy.<p>Take …

Scientists find link between brain infections and Alzheimer’s

A group of researchers at Harvard University may have unlocked the mystery behind what causes Alzheimer’s disease.<p>The study, published this week, …

Prepare To Fall In Love With The World’s Worst Ferrari

If you ever got excited about a Ferrari Mondial, chances are you probably stopped when you realized there’s a reason they’re so cheap. Or you saw one …

New Audi R8 V10 2016 review

The first-generation Audi R8 arrived initially with only a V8 engine. It was later joined by a more potent V10, with the range topped off by a V10 …

Rusty but Running: Swedish Built 1967 Volvo 123GT

This 1967 Volvo 123 GT (chassis 133351M) is described as a genuine, Swedish built GT, though it sports a later B20 engine and lacks the tachometer …

Buy This 1971 Ferrari Dino 246 GT Because There Isn't Enough Beauty In Your Life

Art you can drive.<p>Some cars are so pretty, it's difficult to wrap your head around them. A Ferrari Dino, especially in European-market fixed-roof GT spec like this particular example, is one such car. It's the sort of car you could spend hours just staring at, but thankfully, the Dino is a great …

Best cars for the super-rich

If you've got lots of money and you're looking for a comfy new convertible, the Robb Report recommends the Rolls-Royce Dawn. With its powerful 6.6-liter V12 engine, Rolls-Royce bills the Dawn as a more driver-oriented car than you might typically expect from Rolls. Computers in the Dawn use GPS …

Is the new Nissan GT-R still a supercar bargain?

The new Nissan R35 GT-R will set you back £79,995. A fiver under eighty grand looks like a mighty climb from the R35’s early days as a sub-£60k BMW …

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5 Innovative Consultants Who Are Changing the World | Inc.com

<b>1. Parag Khanna</b><p>As Founder of not one but two premium consultancies--Hybrid Reality and Factotum--Parag Khanna has traveled to every continent to meet with many of the world's most prominent thinkers, statesmen, and leaders. In the process, he has come to the conclusion that the single most …

Europe's 20 most beautiful hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in Europe are commonplace. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others.<p>From clifftop luxury retreats on Italy's Amalfi Coast to art nouveau masterpieces in the heart of Budapest, we've handpicked Europe's 20 most …

This 'Airbnb for the Elderly' Could Curb Loneliness in Cities

The Freebird Club hopes to form new networks among isolated older residents.<p>The sharing economy largely caters to the needs of young, mobile residents. But in crowded cities, where older residents often feel isolated and lonely, there may be an even greater need to accommodate the elderly.<p>The …

100 pictures that will change the way you see the world

Earth is a beautiful, one-of-a-kind place.<p>To remind you of this, we've rounded up some of the most beautiful and mesmerizing pictures of our home planet.<p>These images will make you fall in love with earth all over again.

A top Harvard professor says this is how to trick your brain into conquering fear

But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments.<p>In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.<p>She defines presence as "the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true …

27 amazingly complicated luxury watches for tech lovers

Fire Up Your Grills for These 40 Steak Recipes

Grilled steak is our real favorite pastime.<p><b>Grilling is America's real favorite pastime</b>, and the number one excuse to spend every minute outside in the sun. When mealtime hits, get sunglasses on and beers at the ready: These grilled steak recipes are waiting. For more, here's how to grill a steak …

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Here's How That Lamborghini Vs. Mustang Drift Video Was Made

Go behind the scenes with drift masters Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Daigo Saito.<p>Remember this insane drift battle video, where Vaughn Gittin Jr., pitted his often-sideways Mustang against Daigo Saito in an outrageous Liberty Walk Lamborghini? Here's your chance to see how it was made.<p>There's so much …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

The eight essentials of innovation

Strategic and organizational factors are what separate successful big-company innovators from the rest of the field.<p><b>It’s no secret:</b> innovation is …

Your New Idea Is Worthless Unless You Know How to Sell It

The talk in your organization focuses relentlessly on generating innovative, disruptive ideas. So why is it that when you throw out a creative idea at a team meeting, you get the death stare instead of a gold star?<p>You perturb your boss; your teammates whisper under their breath; and one says out …

Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the Mind

The most important habit I’ve formed in the last 10 years of forming habits is meditation. Hands down, bar none.<p>Meditation has helped me to form all …

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7 Simple Ways to Make the Workplace More Positive | Inc.com

One of our most important resources for our productivity and happiness is our own energy. Clearly, people recognize how important high energy is to productive daily living. The energy drink market reached $10 billion in 2015.<p>Aside from the most obvious hacks to protect, restore, and supercharge our …

Why It’s Okay to “Fail” at Meditation 90% of the Time

<b>“Giving up is the only sure way to fail.” ~Gena Showalter</b><p>So you want to meditate.<p>You can’t help but notice the benefits touted everywhere: clearer …

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We're losing the fight against antibiotic resistance

As Lyn Gilbert has pointed out on The Conversation, there isn't good evidence behind many of these recommendations. For GPs, the main determinant of the duration of antibiotics is the size of the pack they come in.<p>In hospitals, we also have some odd rules about antibiotics:<p>Prime numbers for …

8 Emerging Fintech Startups to Watch in 2016 | Inc.com

As consumer trust in the banking system falters, a growing number of tech startups are poised to steal away up to $4.7 trillion worth of business, according to a recent study from Goldman Sachs.<p>In 2014, global investment in financial technology companies tripled, to more than $12 billion. The trend …

Alfa Romeo's 4C Spider is a brutal sports car only a lunatic could love

2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider review<p>Brutal beauty<p>Shine a light<p>Dark wheels<p>Ice cold<p>Ferrari-like<p>No bad angle<p>Behind the crest<p>Round-y<p>Spare but open<p>Alpine<p>Room …

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