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This British beard competition is a sight to behold

The British Beard and Moustache Championships, which took place this past weekend in Blackpool, is an annual competition that gathers some of the most outlandish facial hair creations you will ever see. Read more...More about Uk, Fashion, Culture,
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These Treblab earbuds could give the Apple AirPods some competition — and they're 55% off

You've got to hand it to Apple. Despite not being the first company to introduce truly wireless listening, the release of the AirPods prompted a massive wave of Bluetooth earphones in the market and led legions of people to cut the cord. They also
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Airbnb's sleepover contest at the Great Wall of China has been cancelled

Airbnb has called off a contest inviting people to sleep over at the Great Wall of China, following backlash over the proposal. Announced last week, the competition dubbed "Night at the Great Wall" would let four winners stay overnight at the UNESCO
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Don’t Stress Out! Seven Steps to Deal with Stress

Let me start by talking about “good stress” vs. “bad stress.”  Certain kinds of stress can actually be good for you.  Good stress can help give you focus and achieve your personal and professional goals.  A deadline is a good example
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Calm Your Emotions Before They Get Out Of Control

A young woman was waiting for her flight at a big airport, so she decided to buy a book to read and a packet of cookies to snack on.  She sat down in an armchair in a VIP lounge to relax and read in peace. A man sat down in the next seat,
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Lyft and Uber duke it out with competing subscription plans

Lyft released a new monthly subscription plan on Monday for routes you take often, like home to the office or from the gym.  The "personal plan" is now available after the ride-hailing company had tested its all-access plan and other variations
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SpaceX hyperloop competition reaches record-breaking speeds

Hyperloop technology just broke another record. SpaceX hosted its third Hyperloop Pod Competition on Sunday, and the fastest looping team broke the 240 mph world record set by Richard Branson's Virgin Hyperloop One last year. The winning team
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How Some Companies Beat the Competition… For Centuries

Howard Yu, Lego Professor of Management and Innovation at IMD Business School in Switzerland, discusses how the industrial cluster in the Swiss city of Basel is a unique example of enduring competitive advantage. He explains how early dye makers
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Is doing nothing a strategy?

Sometime in 2012, a small company in Tamil Nadu (India) developed manure containing natural plant growth hormones, from seaweed. The gel had to be diluted with appropriate quantity of water before being applied to the soil. Quite quickly the company

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