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Sydney Fashion Week to Invite Consumers to Shop the Runway: Will Other Cities Follow Suit?

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23/11/2013

Now that the Internet has made fashion week so much more accessible to the masses, and high street retailers are becoming increasingly adept at rapidly copying runway trends long before the designer versions hit stores, brands are (or should be) looking for ways to cater to consumers during fashion week. And IMG may have come up with a working solution, which will debut next April during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia.
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The future of surfing: No ocean required

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22/11/2013

A surfer drops down the face of a crashing swell, crouches low and stalls his board into the tube, achieving the sport’s ultimate goal of a ride inside the barrel.But instead of being on a sunlit beach in Hawaii or southern California, this surfer is inside a glass-and-concrete building in New Hampshire – at America’s newest surf park, an hour’s drive from the Atlantic.
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Budapest, a triptych city with art galore

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22/11/2013

It’s well known that Budapest is the marriage of two cities – Buda and Pest – but how many outsiders realize Hungary’s historic and culture-filled capital is really a merger of three?For the better part of two millennia, there were three adjacent towns in the area, united by bureaucrats in 1873. Residents of the triptych city still proudly identify with noble Buda, working class Pest or ancient Obuda, where the Romans pitched their tents.
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The American Model of “Growth”: Overbuilding and Poaching

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19/11/2013

The rising Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and other simulacra of “growth” are masking the real model of growth in America: overbuilding and poaching, as in poaching customers and sales from competitors.No matter how many outlets a company has, there’s always room for a few hundred more somewhere.
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Food Safety Modernization Act: The End of Fresh, Living Food?

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17/11/2013

The deadline for submitting comments on two key rules the FDA has proposed as a part of the Food Safety Modernization Act has been extended to Friday, Nov. 22.Hailed as the most sweeping overhaul of farm and food policy since the Great Depression, many fear the law will actually make our food supply less safe –
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French stars sign petition against plan to ban prostitution

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17/11/2013

A group of French celebrities including singer Charles Aznavour and actress Catherine Deneuve have signed a petition against a socialist proposal to punish clients of prostitutes.Next week, a French parliament committee will review a proposal by the ruling socialist party faction to scrap sanctions on soliciting and instead punish prostitutes’ customers with fines.
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Big Retailer is watching you: stores seek to match online savvy

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16/11/2013

The next time you walk into a shop, consider this:You may not be using your phone, but it is giving out a unique signal that the retailer may be monitoring. A face scanner may check your age and gender while sensors pick up your body heat to help locate popular parts of the store.
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Bombs don’t stop business boom in Libya’s Benghazi

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16/11/2013

Shop assistants showcase elegant Italian menswear, next door a fast food restaurant buzzes with customers, and nearby a German sportswear shop hawks the latest high-end running shoes.The scene could be downtown New York or Milan if not for the occasional gun battles, car bombs and bearded Islamist fighters flourishing rifles and fundamentalist beliefs.
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Is it too late to get your old healthcare plan back

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16/11/2013

President Barack Obama has renewed his promise that if you like your health insurance plan, you can keep it – at least for another year. It’s a huge relief for some, but could amount to very little change.That’s because it’s not clear whether insurance companies will revive old plans they had already decided to kill as they built new policies that were compliant with Affordable Care Act rules.
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A colourful baptism of Maasai in Kenya

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16/11/2013

It was baptism day in Kimuka village, Kenya. The confining, corrugated walls of the church were replaced by Maasailand’s flat, yawning expanse. The parched earth was brick red, and scattered with stones and boulders. Young acacia trees jutted out of the ground at every angle, their spiny, green canopies littering the ground with barbed thorns tough enough to pierce the sole of any shoe.
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Are Facebook and Google the New Colonial Powers?

To qualify as colonial powers, Facebook and Google must effectively limit the choices and power of users, and punish or coerce those who question or resist their power. I was struck by a phrase from a recent essay on advertising and social media,You Are the Product: As Taplin points out, that remark 'unwittingly revealed a previously unspoken truth: Facebook and Google are the new colonial powers.'

Anger over Greek plan to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

A political dispute in Greece over a controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia is deepening, with opposition politicians and critics decrying plans to sell 66m euros ($78.7m) worth of surplus missiles and bombs to the Arab Gulf country.

Why Elites Are Winning The War On Cash

Visa recently unveiled its own offensive in the war on cash. Visa is offering certain merchants a $10,000 reward if they refuse to accept cash in the future. Not surprisingly, Visa’s competitor is also part of the war on cash. Mastercard is increasing its efforts to encourage merchants to refuse cash. Here’s Bloomberg, quoting the CEO of Mastercard.

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Cleaning becomes a time-consuming buy a robot vacuum cleaner for $250

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