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A global wine shortage could soon be upon us

It isn’t only France that’s suffering from a growing dearth of wine—it’s the entire world, says a report released on Monday (Oct. 28) by Morgan Stanley Research.<p>And the shortage is only getting worse.<p>Last year, global supply for wine already barely exceeded demand. Adjusting the demand to include …

Morgan Stanley

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Movember 2013 - Ape to Gentleman

Love or loathe wearing a moustache, the month of November begins again soon – or as many of us know it better… Movember. Some sport moustaches …

Cancer

This Isn’t Capitalism — It’s Growthism, and It’s Bad for Us

You know the alien cults that announce to their followers that next year, on October 28th, at precisely 4:05 pm, the master race will arrive, and save humanity? Of course, the aliens never arrive. But that doesn’t stop the cult from believing. It only strengthens their belief.<p>If, as I’d bet you do, …

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DISCOVERED 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

Recently unveiled at a showing in Shibuya, DISCOVERED’s collection focuses most notably on<p>Recently unveiled at a showing in Shibuya, DISCOVERED‘s …

There's No Such Thing as a "Get Laid Haircut"

Turns out there really is no single style that'll guarantee sexual success. Shocking, we know.<p><b>Yesterday, the New York Post</b> blessed us all with the revelation of "The Get Laid Haircut," a haircut that will — and be sure to follow along closely here, because it's a little complicated — get you laid. …

Food waste: Tesco reveals most bagged salad and half its bread is thrown out

Tesco is dropping some food promotions after finding that two-thirds of produce grown for bagged salad is wasted.<p>The supermarket giant has revealed food waste figures for its operations for the first time, revealing that 68% of salad to be sold in bags is thrown out – 35% of it in the home.<p>As a …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

My Best Stuff<p>The rising Toronto rapper tells us all about his custom jacket guy, and why nothing beats nostalgic treats.<p>By Yang-Yi Goh11 hours …

The 6am London Cut

2013-10-21T04:50:13.000Z<p>By: David Keohane<p><b>Markets:</b> Sentiment was bright across Asian markets, which mostly extended relief rallies that began late …

Why We Love Women: A Scientific Look

<b>I'll tell you what.</b> That Scarlett Johansson is so F-ing bilaterally symmetrical. <i>Dayum.</i> It's like God put a mirror down the middle of her face. Mmm-mm. And that makes me think that she experienced relatively low oxidative stress in the womb, meaning she is more likely to be healthy, which means that …

Deciding How to Decide

Artwork: Matt Phillips, Painting (for Myra), 2007, oil and collage on canvas, 66″ x 96″<p>Senior managers are paid to make tough decisions. Much rides on the outcome of those decisions, and executives are judged—quite rightly—on their overall success rate. It’s impossible to eliminate risk from …

Nice Managers Embrace Conflict, Too

Most people want to be liked: It’s one of the fundamental tenets of human behavior. Because of that motivation, many of us have an unconscious desire to avoid conflict. We prefer to “get along,” “not make waves,” and “act as a team player.” We all want to be known as a great person to work with.<p>The …

Cutting Costs Without Cutting Corners: Lessons from Banner Health

Cost cutting is difficult in any industry, but it’s particularly challenging in healthcare, where organizations are simultaneously undergoing a major transformation to improve care and the patient experience. In a hospital setting, cost-reduction is often equated with cutting corners, and so is …

Chinese companies investing overseas aren’t telling anyone what they’re up to

Just as it was getting harder for Chinese companies to wring profits out at home, the global financial crisis made overseas assets super-cheap. That sent waves of Chinese companies investing overseas. While China’s outbound investment totaled just $9.9 billion in 2005, it hit $42 billion in the …

Investing

Volkskrant.nl maakt gebruik van cookies<p>Volkskrant.nl en krant.nl gebruiken cookies en vergelijkbare technologieën (cookies) onder andere om u een …

An Illustrated World of Coffee – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Mr. Porter, an online retailer of high-end menswear, published a lovely interactive map of global coffee trends this summer in the journal section of …

Coffee