Phoebe Follosco

19 Flips | 3 Magazines | 31 Following | 1 Follower | @phoebefllsc | a. News Broadcaster b. Volunteer c. Girly girl d. All of the above

A Cynic at TED

I mean no disrespect to Geena Rocero, but the only way a transgender immigrant fashion model is going to fail to get a standing ovation at the …

45 Successful People Share The Best Advice They've Ever Received

That's why LinkedIn asked over 90 leaders across a variety of industries to share the best advice they've ever received and continue using to this day.<p>Many recalled something that their parents, teachers, or career mentors taught them that has never left their hearts and minds.<p>These bits of wisdom …

Frenchism

We’ve talked about the Parisian style over and over, but the thing that has made the strongest impression on me is actually the Parisian state of …

Meet The 10 Worst Coworkers, Ever

Sometimes, people are <i>the worst</i>. Okay, not all the people, but definitely that guy who's always lurking, trying to ask an inane question while you're …

6 Surprising Tactics Of An Unassuming Billionaire

At this year’s South by Southwest Conference, I had the opportunity to spend time with Scott Cook, founder of Intuit. It was the first time we had the chance to connect since my company, Docstoc, was acquired by them.<p>Scott is a staple on the Forbes Billionaire List. A self-made man, he built his …

Chanel Shopping Center

If you love fashion just a tiny bit, you’ve seen images from the Chanel Shopping Center a million times by now. And if you are like me, you just …

World Cup 2014: Player profile - who is James Rodriguez, the Colombia attacking midfielder?

The World Cup in Brazil is coming into view and everyone is hoping this summer's carnival can take its place among some of the great tournaments of …

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On struggling with being darker skinned black,<p><i>“… And my mother again would say to me, "You can’t eat beauty. It doesn’t feed you.” And these words</i> …

Marc Andreessen Thinks the News Business Is About to Grow 1,000 Percent

Marc Andreessen is at it again. First, he said that software is eating the world. Then, he told us the bitcoin digital currency will remake global …

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• A WordPress.com account. Don’t have an account? All you need is an email address and password — register here!<br>• Permission from the site owner. Once …

Real Madrid striker Jese is a star of the future, and it could land Arsenal a bargain in Alvaro Morata

For a young player at Real Madrid the story is often one of a fall as opposed to a rise. Few come through the gates of Valdebebas, the flashy Madrid …

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Philippines journalists face daily threats

A day of global action is beginning to help free Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt.<p>Colleagues in at least 30 countries world-wide will demand their freedom. And Al Jazeera staff will be taping their mouths shut to symbolise Egypt's media crackdown.<p>As part of our special coverage on press …

How Jenna Lyons Transformed J.Crew Into A Cult Brand

See how Jenna Lyons has taken J.Crew from ugly duckling to fashion arbiter.<p>Jenna Lyons is in her corner office sucking on an iced coffee as if it were manna. The room looks like a cross between a boudoir and an artist’s loft, with a peach fur draped over a white leather eames chair. The industrial …

Career / Ann-Sofie Johansson

Here is our interview with Ann-Sofie Johansson, the Head of Design at H&M. I met her on my trip to Stockholm and immediately liked her simplicity, …

Surfboards sent to Gaza to stir a wave of peace

A Jewish surfer from Dana Point, moved by a Times article, gets 12 boards for Palestinians.<p>August 23, 2007|Richard Boudreaux | Times Staff Writer<p>JERUSALEM — Dorian Paskowitz, the American surfer credited with introducing the sport to Israel in the 1950s, returned this week with a new idea: using …

BLOGGING via TYPEWRITER. — You know that moment when you read something, and...

“<p>You know that moment when you read something, and then immediately have to re-read it because you cannot believe it is true?<p>That happened to me when …