Rory Scott

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The 6 New Wedding Dress Trends We Didn’t See Coming

You generally know what you’re going to get at Bridal Fashion Week: There's a lot of lace, miles of tulle, and endless ivory. These <b>are</b> wedding dresses, after all. But as with...

Weddings
Europe

No One's Wearing This Ankle Boot Trend Anymore

Now that we've reached the tail end of summer, the time is approaching to retire our sandals and break out our collection of boots and booties. But …

How to Communicate With Your Spouse | The Art of Manliness

Loving relationships are the most important factor in a man’s happiness, success, and ability to live a fully flourishing life.<p>And one of the most …

Investing

How to Finance a Start Up | Business Loans | Small Business Loans | Startup Funding

At some stage, most entrepreneurs will need to finance their startup. This means raising money to fund the continued growth and development of their …

Dallas shooting suspect stated he wanted to 'kill white officers'

Bomb making materials discovered at home of Micah Johnson, sniper who killed five police officers and injured seven others<p>Desperate pleas for unity and calm reverberated around the US after five police officers were killed and seven injured when a sniper opened fire on a peaceful protest in Dallas, …

Law Enforcement

How To Network When You Hate Small Talk

I'm always saying that there comes a point in an entrepreneur's life when success is no longer down to what they know. It's down to who they know. They succeed because they have the right partners, a big support network, and contacts that can land them the big sales.<p>That means you've got to go …

Business Strategy

China Is Defiant After the U.S. Imposes a 500% Duty Hike on Its Steel

China said it would persist with controversial tax rebates to steel exporters to support the sector’s painful restructuring, defying a United States …

China
Comedy

Time to cut the cord: $95 gets you a Fire TV and free network TV in HD for life

If you’ve lived your entire life as a cable or satellite TV subscriber, the prospect of cutting the cord can be daunting. You already subscribe to …

The True History Behind Ramsay Bolton's Shocking Move on Game of Thrones

<i>Warning: Spoilers follow for</i> <b>Game of Thrones, Season 6 Episode 2</b><p><i>Game of Thrones</i> may be the only show on television on which the feeding of a newborn …

TV Series
Entertainment
Silicon Valley

Thrones of Blood

Binge-watching the most addictive show on television.<p>Binge-watching is a night out, even when you spend the whole day in. It’s a way of being. We begin to esteem this way of being at its true worth when we realize that the creators of the brain food that we’re wolfing down are at least as involved …

TV Series

How to Create the Perfect Cofounder Agreement with Your Business Partner

You’ve just conceived a brilliant billion dollar startup idea; you’ve defined the perfect value proposition for you company; and you just met the …

What Women Really Think of Your Trendy Menswear

Three fashion experts weigh in on how not to embarrass yourself.<p>It can't be argued; we've reached peak menswear. Well, it <i>can</i> be argued, but then you'd be ignoring the thousands of blog pages dedicated to pocket squares, the miles-long lines outside Supreme, the peacock parade on Instagram, and the …

Menswear

PayPal Co-Founder's Affirm Raises $100 Million To Reinvent Credit

Max Levchin knows a thing or two about payments and credit cards. He’s the co-founder of PayPal, which pioneered how people pay when shopping …

FinTech
Justice

Where Will J.C. Penney Be in 10 Years?

Just three years ago, <b>J.C. Penney</b> was thought to be on it last legs. Stores were being shuttered, old CEOs were departing while new CEOs were riding in on white horses, and the word bankruptcy was being tossed around on a daily basis when referring to the beleaguered retailer. Despite its woes, J.C. …

U.S. Dept. of State

Ghost Logo

Why JetBlue Is Landing in Silicon Valley

There’s no shortage of established non-technology companies that are flocking to Silicon Valley to invest in the next Uber or Airbnb. For example, …

Startups

Recommended Reading for Startup Founders, Part I

I frequently receive requests for recommendations on quality reading material for startup founders. Over the years I’ve put together a list of books …

Peter Thiel

China takes a shine to fancy English mannners

Spike in demand for finishing schools among China's new rich, as manners maketh the new Chinese man<p>Half a century after their leaders dismissed good manners as a bourgeois cultural affectation, China's new elite are flocking to Western-style finishing schools to be tutored in the arts of politeness …

Menswear Brands Capitalize On Sweaty March Madness Coach

While many March Madness fans were busy turning University of Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller’s profuse sweating into a punchline on Thursday, up-and-coming menswear brands Mizzen+Main and Tommy John used the viral trend to launch impromptu marketing campaigns on social media.<p>Less than ten …

The Ultimate Guy’s Guide to Shopping for Menswear in DC

In recent months, we’ve watched as multiple women’s boutiques have shuttered their DC locations (R.I.P. Urban Chic, Ginger, and Anthom) and men’s …

Men's Fashion
Elise

Why the Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against Ex-Sequoia Partner Is Bad For Women In VC

In the aftermath of Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination lawsuit against her former employer, VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, some industry …

Venture Capital

Google has 6 new analytics apps for marketers

Whether you’re building an app or running an online store, analytics can help you figure out what your users are trying to achieve and how you can serve them better.<p>To that end, Google has launched a new set of enterprise-grade tools to help marketers gain insights about their customers’ journey …