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The Best Management Article Of 2014

Good news: Harvard Business Review has announced that Bill Lazonick is the 2014 HBR McKinsey Award winner for the best HBR article in 2014 for his brilliant, hard-hitting piece, “Profits Without Prosperity” (September 2014 HBR). Lazonick is a professor of economics at the University of …

Arsenal Transfer News: Mateo Kovacic Bid Looms, Pedro Talks Planned Amid Rumours

Arsenal are reportedly set to bid for Inter Milan midfielder Mateo Kovacic and will be boosted by the news that Barcelona will be holding talks with Pedro Rodriguez about his future.<p>According to Jamie Sanderson of Metro.co.uk, "Manchester United and Chelsea are also keen (on Kovacic), but reports …

21 Spring-Inspired Rooms That Will Make You Want to Redecorate

These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.<p>These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.

7 Strategies To Achieve Great Things On Social Media

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog.</i><p>“How cool would it be to have 1 million Facebook fans?”<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>This is how I tend to go about setting social media marketing goals. I pull an aspirational number out of the air and go for it.<p>Would it be …

With $45 Million In Funding, Augmented Reality Platform Blippar Is Rethinking Search

Blippar, an augmented reality ad platform that uses real-world tags to deliver extra AR content in offline situations, has raised $45 million in new funding from undisclosed investors. This comes on the heels of a big 2014 for UK-based Blippar, wherein the company made its first acquisition by …

Augmented Reality

How the internet of things will power the Intelligence Age

We’re currently shifting from the Information Age to the Intelligence Age. The Intelligence Age will be characterized by autonomous communication …

The Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 Is A Symphony, Rock Band And DJ In The Palm Of Your Hand

It’s just four days in and Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1, the electronic device that can become almost any instrument you want it to be has already surpassed its Kickstarter goal by almost $250,000.<p>The Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 allows you to play hundreds of instruments on one device in a number of different …

Miniature Street Art Installations Take Over London

Street artist Slinkachu's idyllic scenes play out in puddles and street cracks.<p>Street artist Slinkachu’s work is best viewed under a magnifying glass: a lady swings on a matchstick, children play in the pool made from melting popsicle juice, and a couple crosses a river of Sprite. In an upcoming …

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Using shipping containers to create …

Costa Rica

London Tube Racer Takes on New York Subway

After defeating London's public transportation, James Heptonstall races mass transit in New York.<p>After defeating the London Tube by foot, what comes next? For James Heptonstall, the answer was simple: Race New York City's subway system.<p>Last month, Adidas flew Heptonstall to New York for the launch …

Meet Steve Magness, the Mad Scientist of Running

At just 30 years old, Steve Magness is en route to becoming a living legend. The University of Houston cross-country coach is earning that status through innovation; in a sport rife with coaches who stick to tried-and-true training regimens, he’s not afraid to experiment.<p>“My athletes are awesome …

The Oil Crash Is Making The Strong Stronger

Houston, America's fourth-largest city, is poised between the joys of cheap fuel and the pain of the industry which produces it. Dave Lesar, chief executive of Halliburton, which provides drilling and pumping services, says its customers are cutting spending by 25-30%. On January 21st BHP Billiton, …

Boston Consulting Guru Explains How To Prepare For The Workforce Crisis That Is Coming In 2030

In his October TED Talk, Strack explained that the world is facing a labor shortage and skills mismatch. However, he said it's not too late to begin employee development and recruitment strategies that take a global perspective.<p>Scroll down to see the key points of his presentation, which you can …

Corporate Culture

7 Ways to Trick Yourself into Saving More Money in 2015

These simple strategies can help you squeeze more out of your budget—and end the year with a lot more cash socked away than you started with.<p>If your …

This Extreme Endurance Icon Ran 95 Miles In 24 Hours Wearing A Wetsuit

Simply finishing the World's Toughest Mudder is a feat of physical and mental ferocity.<p>It's a contest for athletes "who find marathons too easy and triathlons meh," merging extreme endurance with severe military-style obstacle courses.<p>Ryan Atkins of Toronto won the World's Toughest Mudder in 2013. …

Learn, Unlearn, And Relearn: Why Flexibility And Sharing Make For Better Global Business

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. But what do the words of the writer and futurist Alvin Toffler mean for today’s business students? Quite simply, those that are not flexible will be left behind.<p>Today’s …

Global cattle industry looks to Beef Australia 2015 | Beef Australia 2018

<b>Translations</b><p>The time is right for beef producers from around the world to plan their visit to Australia’s triennial industry spectacular, Beef …

So many myths about food driven by emotion and not backed by science.

Everyday I am reminded through conversations I have with people in the community just how confused people are about food production systems and I can …

Worlds most astonishing Indoor farm - Tokyo Business District

Conference room, Head office, Pasona Group Inc . With all my Japan projects bedded down for the winter, I set out for some sightseeing in m...

Ai Fukuhara: From tearful toddler to Japan's table tennis queen

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Girl who rose to fame as a table tennis-playing toddler speaks about life in spotlight<br>• Ai Fukuhara is Japan's best known female table tennis player<br>• The 26-year-old is also popular in China and speaks fluent Mandarin<br>• Fukuhara looking to go one better than Olympic silver at London 2012 …

Say hello to Zilzar.com, the Islamic answer to Amazon

Online market platform will specifically cater to Muslim consumers looking for halal products and services<p>First there was Amazon and its ubiquitous internet retail model. Next came Alibaba, a Chinese behemoth valued at more than $200bn. Now the Islamic world has launched its own competitor to the …

Here's How To Do Warren Buffett's Favorite Critical Thinking Exercise

While Buffett's brain is constantly working to crank through books, play bridge, and lobby Congress, the man is also deliberate about doing mental weightlifting.<p>Bill Gates — a close friend of the investor— recounted in a 1996 Fortune column an exercise Buffett liked to do in critical thinking.<p>It's …

Investing

Micropower's Quiet Takeover

In a cover story and article 14 years ago about the emergent disruption of utilities, <i>The Economist</i>’s Vijay Vaitheeswaran coined the umbrella term “micropower” to mean sources of electricity that are relatively small, modular, mass-producible, quick-to-deploy, and hence rapidly scalable—the opposite …

Chris Crawford on Interactive Storytelling

The book suggestion of this week is about storytelling, the title is Chris Crawford on Interactive Storytelling by Chris Crawford. The reason I …

Four ways to explore Chefchaouen, Morocco's blue city

Chefchaouen is an otherworldly escape nestled in Morocco’s Rif Mountains. As well as its distinctive palette of blue and white buildings, a striking contrast with the arid setting, this popular town has plenty to offer. Embark on strenuous hillside hikes or idle strolls, bathe in mountain streams, …