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Ultimate Pitch Deck To Build A Billion Dollar Startup

Let’s be honest — most business plans are dull. No one has time to read a business plan unless they have already made the mental decision to fund you, and are just checking the boxes of due diligence. Experienced business pros and investors know that business plans change. In fact, the funding you …

Venture Capital

This Company Makes Tea Based on Your Favorite Fantasy Series

Tea and geekiness go hand in hand. The world is full of shabby, much-loved copies of Harry Potter and Game of Thrones with tea rings on their covers. …

Alice In Wonderland

How These 6 Instagram Photographers Got a Million Followers

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Marketing

See world's largest cave, Hang Son Doong, in Vietnam | CNN Travel

Vietnam

The dark history behind India and the UK's favourite drink

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1252000/1252162_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524657640_e33322e63cc6630e2e48b8700da6c02c<p><b>This is the extraordinary story of the most ubiquitous and familiar Indian street food of the lot.</b><p>I say street food, but this is actually a drink, and …

India

10 Best documentaries every aspiring entrepreneur should watch

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share61<p>+16<p>Shares 107<p>As an entrepreneur, you’re no doubt in constant search of new ways to grow your business. But who wants to slog …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

Employment

Best new crime and thriller novels

This is our repository of crime and thriller novel reviews<p>THE FORCE by Don Winslow<p>490pp, HarperCollins, £18.99, ebook £9.9<p><b>There's a glut of novels about New York cops</b>– <b>but this stands out by a mile, says Jake Kerridge​</b><p>Perhaps none of us felt we were in desperate need of another novel about what it …

What Is an Influencer? How Do They Make Money? I Asked One So You Don't Have To.

A Q&A with new media star Taryn Southern.<p>There are thinkfluencers, Pinfluencers and many other portmanteaus of the word “influencer.” In tech and media parlance, however, the term stems from a theory of marketing that prioritizes high-profile figures with their own audiences instead of advertising …

Media Industry

These Exercises Will Help You Do More Pull-Ups

Pull-Ups build a strong back and biceps, and they even help create healthy shoulders. But for aesthetic reasons, athletes tend to focus on the …

Workouts

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

Line Art Used in Logo Design – 25 Great Concepts and Ideas

Creative logos created with abstract line artwork. Line art logo designs are very trendy and eye-catching for customers to recognize the logo design. …

Graphic Design

How to Build a Brand with Gravity

Image via BigStockPhoto.comGreat brands have an ability to attract people to them. Rather than constantly having to chase business down, they have an …

Marketing

A branding expert’s visual breakdown of the year’s most popular logo trends

When seeing a new logo, how many times have you asked yourself, “Where have I seen that before?”<p>This year, Bill Gardner asked himself that very question 25,000 times.<p>Since founding the popular online logo database LogoLounge in 2002, Gardner has seen more than 200,000 logos (some approved, some …

Graphic Design

4 great free Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t

We resurrected our recurring series on great Android apps that offer cool features iPhone users can’t have, and it was one of our most popular posts …

L.A.'s 15 Coolest Tattoos — & The Man Behind Them All

In Los Angeles, the only thing harder than scoring a table at just-opened Jon & Vinny's Pizza on Fairfax is getting on the books with tattoo artist …

Los Angeles

The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

Staten Island

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

Books

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | Inc.com

Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too.<p>1. They eliminate every …

Time Management

A Photographer's Personal Look at Vietnam 40 Years After the War

Hanoi's street in an afternoon in May, 2010.<br>Maika Elan<p>1 of 16<p>Today, Vietnam commemorates the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, which led to the …

Vietnam

5 Must-Read Personal Development Books From 2014

Whether you read a book a week or only a few a year, these five beauties, have to be at the top of your reading list.<p>Checkout <b>The 5 Must Read Personal</b> …

Startups

'One Part Woman': the novel that Tamil writer Perumal Murugan is being hounded for

An excerpt from the novel by Perumal Murugan that is under fire, literally, for being sexually permissive.<p>Though Kali had resumed normal conversation …

The Art of Being Pharrell

On January 26, at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Pharrell Williams, who has been a musical sensation for most of his 41 years, had one of those rare nights that are life-changing. He won four Grammys, including Producer of the Year, but the awards were not the only reason that the evening—maybe …