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9 extraordinary facade ideas!

Today’s homify story is about home facades that convey a lot about the client’s temperament as well as about the architect’s vision. Be it a villa, …

Adichie wins top women's fiction honour

<b>Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun has topped a list of the last decade's winners of the Baileys Women's Fiction Prize.</b><p>She won the "Best of the Best" award as part of the celebrations to mark 20 years of the annual £30,000 prize.<p>Nigerian author Adichie won in 2007 for her story, her …

Books

One-Off F-22 Ford F-150 Raptor Auctioned for Charity

Ford has once again partnered with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) to create a special-edition vehicle to be auctioned for charity. But rather than than spice up another Mustang, as they have for the past three years, Ford and EAA created a different aviation tie-in: an F-22–themed Ford …

Infographic: Virtual Reality in Motoring

The concept of virtual reality is increasingly making its presence felt across numerous industries, not least motoring. A few years ago, virtual …

These 13 words and 10 tips will help salespeople close more deals faster

And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost their chances of closing more deals, and, beyond that, there are certain characteristics common to top salespeople.

Paramount Pictures

35 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require a Bachelor's Degree

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This Is What Generation Z Wants From The Workplace

Just when you thought you figured out Millennials, Generation Z is now entering the workforce. A whopping 72.8 million individuals are included in this group born between the mid-1990s and the early 2000s.<p>Are you ready?<p>While we have learned how to create a culture where Millennials can thrive, what …

Generation Z

17 incredible perks companies like Google, Facebook, and Airbnb offer their employees

According to career site Glassdoor, more than half — 57% — of all workers say that perks and benefits are among the top things they consider when deciding whether to accept a job, and almost 80% of employees say that they would prefer new benefits, like health insurance or paid time off, over a pay …

The Workplace

Here are the Wi-Fi coverage hotspots in Kampala for NITA-U's free internet

With about one day about left to go, NITA-U has released the initial coverage hotspots for their #MYUG Free Wi-Fi internet project in Kampala. We …

Personal Information

These Vending Machines Dispense Clean Water–For A Price

The vending stations are drive-in, and dispense water into your own container. You can even choose to have the water carbonated, which is actually a …

The Top Social Media Tools for Working Smarter, Not Harder

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many businesses are struggling with social media, because it takes up so much time. This is understandable considering that most businesses not only have their digital marketing to manage, but also have to keep up with all other aspects …

Social Media

These 16 Charts Will Help You Pull Off The Perfect Dinner Party

In our daydreams, we pull off successful dinner parties to choruses of “What a beautiful tablescape,” and “Did <i>you</i> make that gorgeous tart?” But in reality, as the last guests leave, it can feel like you’ve really been through something.<p>The duties of a host require a ton of forethought and …

A Different Kind of Drone Tech

The Tesla Drone is unique reinterpretation of drone ingenuity. The design is comprised of two independent propellers that can be manipulated into …

Uber Wants To Conquer The World, But These Companies Are Fighting Back (Map)

Ride-hailing apps are scrambling to grab market share as demographics shift and smartphones proliferate. The map above shows where already dominates — and where Uber is the Lyft to someone else’s Uber. Here are the companies that stand between Uber and its world domination in each continent:<p><i>Full</i> …

Agencies: How to Build an Email Campaign – When Your Client Has No List

“Although I have many social media followers, if I had the choice, I would pick email all day long over a social media follower,” said Silicon Valley …

The First Golden Rule Of Leadership

Skills and experience might land you a leadership position with a large business organization, but they don’t make you a true leader.<p>Leadership comes from inside—and the greatest leaders first question themselves before they tackle the world around them.<p><b>Develop an inner clarity. Understand your</b> …

How a Marketing Agency Broke All the Rules to Become a Lifestyle Brand Beloved by Stars

You may have noticed celebrities such as Jay Z, Beyoncé, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and UFC champ Ronda Rousey wearing apparel emblazoned with the …

A prominent VC firm just released a great cheat sheet to help you see through startup hype

Last night, the firm, which was cofounded by Netscape inventor Marc Andreessen and has invested in big names like Airbnb, Buzzfeed, Facebook, and Twitter, put up an excellent list of 16 metrics that every startup — and would-be startup investor — should understand.<p>For instance:<p>Have you ever been …

Startups

The 100 best Android apps of 2018 (May)

We’ve once again overhauled our picks for the best Android apps, whittling our robust selection down to a paltry 100. Some are new, and others have …

'Knock Knock' Is A New App That Could Maybe, Finally, Kill The Business Card

Because exchanging contacts is still a hassle in the smartphone era<p>We all want simpler exchanges of information when meeting new people in person. Yet even in the smartphone era, the humble business card arguably remains the best way. But Knock Knock, a new app launching today, seeks to change that …

Apps

Advanced Social Media Lessons from the Best in the NBA

Jeramie McPeek, Vice President of Digital at the Phoenix Suns, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the structure of his social media …

Social Media

Drone can stay in the air for two days to spot fish poachers

Fishing companies might soon launch drones to keep an eye out for poachers and hunt for specific types of fish. Aerovel has begun manufacturing its Flexrotor drones with the fishing industry in mind. These $200,000 UAVs can take off and touch down vertically using their two-bladed propellers, so …

Puget Sound

Ironic Or Economic? Oil Giant To Build World's Largest Solar Project

Today the state oil company of Oman announced a landmark deal with California-based solar developer GlassPoint to build the world’s largest solar project. Named Miraah, the $600 million installation will cover 750 acres of desert with glass houses inside which long sheets of aluminum will catch sun …

Oil & Gas Industry

Why A Store You've Likely Never Heard Of Hints At Retail's Future

Bonobos is hardly a household name.<p>The online-only-turned-ecommerce/brick-and-mortar menswear retailer was founded in 2007 to offer guys better fitting clothes in a no-fuss, hassle free transaction.<p>Its signature mission: To banish men’s slouchy-behind syndrome, what the retailer used to like to …

Brand Publishers Are Ditching Facebook in Favor of Microsites

Brand publishers are more aware that they’re really just renting social media space on Facebook and are moving resources away from the social network.<p>…

Five Key Trends That Are Driving the Business of Sports

Some of the sports world’s top business leaders shared their insights at Stanford GSB’s inaugural Sports Innovation Conference.<p>“What’s the difference …

100+ Brilliant Insights From Social Media Marketing World 2015 #SMMW15

The world’s <b>top marketing experts shared excellent educational content</b> at the recent Social Media Marketing World mega conference in sunny San Diego, …