Nic Davis

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Start-up London: Tech City on cusp of its first $1bn Google success story

The first "billion dollar" start-up is on the cusp of bursting out of Tech City, heralding a golden era of innovation out of Silicon Roundabout . The …

10 Success lessons from Brian Chesky – “Airbnb Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share43<p>+11<p>Shares 81<p>Growing up, Brian Chesky never envisioned himself as an entrepreneur. Instead, the Airbnb co-founder came up with the …

9 Unexpectedly Awesome Options We’ll Never See Again

From shot glasses to light-up tires and typewriters, who said cars were just built for driving? Read Full Article

OnePlus' new Icons earphones will put high-quality sound in your ears for just €50

Just a few hours ago OnePlus announced its new affordable Android handset, the OnePlus X. Not only does the X seem like a pretty decent mid-tier smartphone so far, the big news here is its low $249 price point. Even though you’ll still need to purchase the phone with an invite (well, sort of), $249 …

Porsche just revealed its stunning new all-electric concept car

On Monday, Porsche revealed a new all-electric sports concept car at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt that has a range of 250 miles with just a 15 minute charge.<p>While Porsche's Concept Mission E is just a concept now, Porsche said that it aims to begin production in the next five …

Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS fails to break world record

Among the wealth of Italian exotica on offer at RM Sotheby’s sale at Villa Erba last week, a 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS – one of 200 cars that left …

The 25 sexiest cars of all time

8 Simple Ways To Save Money

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Opinion<p>by Holly Peacock | 03 12 2014<p>[Getty]<p>Sometimes when it comes to cash we need to give ourselves a stern talking to. Those spending …

An artist has painted the hairstyles of Hackney – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 8:00 am, May 20, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment<p>You can tell lots about an area from the hairstyles of the people who hang out there. …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

Cure for thinning hair? Scientists find plucking stimulates huge growth spurt

Pulling out lingering follicles could stimulate the scalp into a burst of regeneration, scientists have found<p>For people with thinning hair the idea of plucking out the few strands that remain may fill them with horror.<p>However a new study suggests that pulling out the lingering follicles could …

Panoramic Webasto: 1958 Mercedes Benz 0319B Van Project

This 1958 Mercedes Benz 0319B (chassis 31907310001464) is a super-cool <i>Panorama</i> bus with factory-fitted skylights and a large Webasto sunroof. …

Mercedes-Benz

How the Internet of Things is affecting urban design

The Internet of Things is coming to a city near you.<p>That's not a tagline for the latest summer blockbuster or an ad for a swanky coffee shop chain: …

Internet of Things

Startup founder: I want to be a horse, not a unicorn so I won't take VC money

It was 2011 and I was at a roundtable event at Grow Conference, an annual gathering of investors, entrepreneurs, and wantrepreneurs alike. I'd just finished telling my table that I didn't want to raise venture money and had decided to bootstrap Flow, which we had launched a couple months …

Porsche 911 GTS review - all the sports car you could ever need?

Kill the clutter with our guide to using Gmail tabs and labels

Gmail has created multiple methods intended to make your online life a bit easier, incorporating tabs and categories designed to help you organize …

Customer Experience: It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It

“I can’t stand the sound of my own voice!” This is essentially every person who ever attempted to set up a voice messaging service for themselves. There can easily be a disconnect in how we think we sound, and how we actually sound.<p>So how about the voice of the brand? Do you think your company has …

Apple Loop: Dying For Your iPhone, Google Infects iOS, Motorola Vs Apple

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers the moral issues around modern smartphone manufacturing, a neutered Apple Watch, Jony Ive’s design ethos (and a clash with Motorola), Apple Car thoughts, Google Play Music and Material Design on iOS, the …

How I Helped Polar Get to 40M+ Pageviews

<i>Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of growth hacking consultancy Criminally Prolific. He also runs JustReachOut, a service that helps startups get featured by the press.</i><p><i>Before I start this article I want to say that LukeW, Jeff Cole and the entire team at Polar have done an incredible job building and</i> …

London’s Best Chinese Restaurants (By Those Who Know)

<i>Updated March 2018</i><p>Celebrity chef Ken Hom once declared that Chinese food in London is “equally as good as in China”. But where to find the best of …

Food & Dining

Shampooed Hair Presented as Abstract Art in Photo Series

In his recent magazine piece, photographer Lo Cheuk Lun turns the common salon scene of shampooed hair into swirling designs of abstract art. Lun snapped pictures of sudsy heads from above, showing off bubbly hair that is swirled and teased in a variety of patterns. Barely recognizable as part of …

101 free things to do in London

Give your credit card a rest with these 101 fabulous London freebies.<p>Free museums<p>1. Come face-to-face with a roaring T-Rex and experience the …

Christmas in London 2018

Studio Swine extends collection of products made from hair

Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves of Studio Swine have revisited the process they developed to make optical frames from human hair to create a new …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity