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How to Hire Employees You'll Never Meet in Person | Inc.com

Redwood City, California's iCracked employs an army of technicians dedicated to fixing customers' broken iPhones. The company, started in 2010 by A.J. Forsythe and Anthony Martin, had 40 employees before the founders' college graduation.<p>Since then, iCracked has received funding from Y Combinator …

Why Family Businesses Come Roaring out of Recessions

The family business is still widely regarded as an ineffective organizational form (read this, this, or that paper), especially in the US, even though recent evidence challenges this perception. Some studies (see here or here) have shown that during periods of economic growth, family-managed …

The Shocking Cost Of Food Waste

30 percent of the global food supply is wasted – the retail equivalent of $1 trillion of food <i>each year</i>, says the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN.<p>The FAO’s second video of their Food Wastage Footprint project explains that, in addition to the retail cost of food lost, another $700 …

Feeling a touch of Michael Lewis overload

If, like me, you live in the US, then you may be feeling a touch of Michael Lewis overload. If you live elsewhere, you may be spared this condition, …

Don Draper Buys a Round for Everyone

The seventh and final season of AMC’s Mad Men premieres this Sunday. What’ll Don Draper do about his wrecked marriage? What’ll <i>fans</i> do when this …

Rory McIlroy Outplayed At The Masters By A Guy Who Isn't Even Officially Competing

<i>By Nick Masuda, Golfweek</i><p>AUGUSTA, Ga. – On the official tee sheet that is handed out to patrons, the word "marker" is next to Rory McIlroy's name for the 10:15 a.m. EDT slot Saturday.<p>Let us go ahead and fill in that name: Jeff Knox.<p>And he's not a stranger to this situation, making his 10th …

UK urged to admit that CIA used island as secret 'black site' prison

The government is under mounting pressure to "come clean" about the role of an overseas UK territory leased to the US and allegedly used as a secret "black site" detention centre.<p>An opponent of Colonel Gaddafi who was rendered in a joint MI6-CIA operation, and a leading human rights group …

Bin Laden son-in-law found guilty of terrorism-related charges

One of Osama bin Laden’s sons-in-law has been found guilty of terrorism-related charges by a federal jury in New York.<p>Suleiman Abu Ghaith has been convicted of conspiring to kill Americans, conspiring to provide material support to terrorists, and providing such support.<p>He faces life in prison, but …

'Blood moon' will be a sight to behold, weather permitting - CNN.com

A blood moon is seen over Gaza City in March 2007.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p><i>We want to see your photos of the blood moon! Share your best shots with CNN</i> …

Jacqueline Wilson's Hetty Feather takes to the stage

Dame Jacqueline Wilson has described her as "absolutely my favourite character" and now Hetty Feather has been brought to life on stage.<p>The hugely successful book, about a Victorian orphan in search of her parents, has been adapted for the theatre.<p>Emma Reeves, who also wrote scripts based on …

We stop off at Paule Ka founder Serge Cajfinger's Paris home on our A/W 2014 catwalk tour www.wallpaper.com/fashion/catwalk-tour-the-top-womens-fashion-week-venues-from-aw-2014/7288#97160

She’s Just SZA

A year ago, New York native SZA was working at Sephora. Today, the 23-year-old singer has solidified her place on the social circuit; counts Kendrick Lamar, Chance, and Toro y Moi amongst her collaborators; and has released her first album, “Z.”<p>Here, the rising R&B star explains why she loves arts …

Emerging markets still drive growth for luxury worldwide

Fashionable Canada Often traditional luxury houses have a strange perception of the maple leaf country. Funny enough already its name "Canada" …<p>Hurun …

On the Street…..What Was I Shooting? Paris

I don’t remember what I was shooting but I love how my assistant Camilla caught the line of my skinny Gap jeans and slim Aspesi coat, and sleek New …

Friday Superlatives: The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week - PAPER

<b>Katy Miller</b><p></b><p style="text-align:left;background-color:#FFFFFF;padding:4px;margin-top:4px;margin-bottom:0px;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><b><a href="http://thecolbertreport.cc.com/">The Colbert Report</a><br/>Get More: <a …

#theLIST: Fashion FOMO: 10 Iconic Events

Many of the runways, parties and presentations that occurred on this list did so before the term FOMO (fear of missing out) became part of popular lexicon. Nonetheless, it applies perfectly to 10 of history's most legendary moments in fashion.<p>Many of the runways, parties and presentations that …

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Obscura Magazine 2014 Spring Issue 15

The latest issue of Obscura Magazine marks a shift in direction for the Hong Kong-based publication<p>The latest issue of Obscura Magazine marks a shift in direction for the Hong Kong-based publication with the new pursuit of “cultivating the art of daily life.” Thematically, Issue 15 for Spring 2014 …

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

Best New Restaurants<p><i>GQ</i> food critic and NOLA resident Brett Martin on the spots that any visitor needs on their can't-miss list.<p>By Brett Martin16 …

Watch Dazed-approved movies from Tribeca online

Can't make it to New York for Tribeca? Dazed have joined up with Tribeca Film Festival to present Tribeca N.O.W., a brand new digital platform of next-generation filmmakers, featuring music videos, short documentaries, comedic webseries and a couple of familiar names from our Dazed Visionaries …

In Australia, Talent Amidst Flux

Amidst a challenged and changing Australian fashion landscape, the search for unique designer talent returned some promising positive results, says …

‘The Coveteur’ Visits the Paris Headquarters of Balmain’s Creative Director Olivier Rousteing

Continuing their quest to create exclusive, luxury content, The Coveteur recently visited the Paris headquarters of Balmain’s creative director and …

Coachella 2014: The Best Festival Style

See all of the style spotted at Coachella 2014, captured by Craig Arend.<p>Follow photographer Craig Arend as he captures all of the bohème chic on the grounds and poolside at Coachella 2014 for <i>BAZAAR</i>.

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