With the Formula One season already underway, Williams Racing and its title sponsor MARTINI have teamed up with Airbnb to give a fan and their guest the chance to spend a once-in-a-lifetime night at the Williams Martini Racing garage. The winner and his or her guest will eat, drink, sleep and chop it up with the team on July 15 at the garage, the night before the 2017 Formula One Rolex British Grand Prix. In addition, the team's deputy team principal Claire Williams will meet with the winner and...
Will Holden could be a solid mid-round pick for teams in the 2017 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-7, 311-pound Vanderbilt tackle, named as a second-team All-SEC performer in 2016 by the conference’s coaches, is projected by NFL.com as a third- to fourth-round pick. Holden was SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance against Ole Miss last season on Nov. 19. With the 2017 NFL Draft beginning on April 27, here are five things to know about this three-year starter for the Commodores. ...
China and Myanmar will experience strong business travel growth in the next decade. A mall in Shanghai is pictured here. hans-johnson / FlickrSkift Take: While emerging economies in Asia and Africa will see the greatest business travel increase over the next decade, according to WTTC forecasts, the U.S. and China will remain the largest global business travel markets. — Andrew SheivachmanDespite the current climate of uncertainty surrounding business travel, the World Travel & Tourism Cou...
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Centre’s policy to link Aadhaar to PAN card and Income Tax returns has been aimed at improving the present system and to avoid tax evasions. A Bench of justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said, “We know that tax evasion is there and when such evasions take place, the government is trying to block these leakages by bringing new statute. We citizens are like that, it is a shame that we do not want to pay tax,” adding that, &ldqu...
The next Halo game, presumably titled Halo 6, will return focus to series protagonist Master Chief after he took a backseat in Halo 5: Guardians. No release date has been announced for the game yet. The post 343 Industries promises fans will see more Master Chief in next Halo game appeared first on Digital Trends.
Thin edges are a huge hair problem. Our edges are the most delicate area of our hair because the strands of hairs that grow around that area are very sensitive because they are very close the forehead. It is very easy to lose the hair around the edges. Thinning edges can be caused by a number of factors such as tight protective styles that place so much tension on the edges causing them to be pulled out forcefully creating a bald spot, excessive use of alcohol based products and heat, wearing of...
ALYX founder Matthew Williams recently created an exclusive editorial for Japan's Free magazine. The editorial, like the brand, blurs the lines between menswear and womenswear while showcasing wearable and desirable garments. In addition to this, he also gave an interview to the magazine speaking on, amongst other things, his beginnings and working in womenswear. A couple of choice quotes are below. Speaking on his beginnings: "If I think back now, I really feel like it was a long time ago .... ...
Political fevers are currently high in Kenya. Everywhere you go, it’s all about politics. There is no escape. This is because the general elections are fast approaching. If you go through your social media feeds, you will see plenty of posts about politics. There are thousands of self-appointed pundits, each one giving their own unique opinions. Each one of them can be classified into these types. 1. The prophet. He/she tends to believe that they know how things will turn out. Kabogo will...
As the presidential race narrows to two strongly contrasting candidates, we explore what a victory for each would mean for businesses. The digital revolution is making measuring GDP a bit trickier. Also, how a website that crowdsources algorithms for quantitative finance could disrupt the industry
THERE are two main reasons for a country to paw around in its tax code: to create more economic growth, or to repair a structural deficit. Any politician who wishes to quietly give money to friends or kill a troublesome programme will supply one of them. He will either say “businesses need tax certainty to grow” (meaning: “certainty that they will like the tax code”), or “we don’t have the money”. So as the Trump administration releases its tax plan on April 26th, there are only tw...
A major music venue in the UK will have its name scrapped because of its links to a local slave trader. Colston Hall, a 150-year-old performing space in Bristol, will be given a new title to avoid any connection with 17th-century slaver Edward Colston. The rebrand comes after a local campaign against Colston’s legacy, reported in February by Heat Street. At the time, a spokesman for the Countering Colston campaign said: “Edward Colston’s crimes are well known, and many people beli...
Bruce Willis' latest project Once Upon a Time in Venice sees the action hero taking notes from John Wick. The action comedy follows Willis' character as a Los Angeles private investigator who gets caught up with some dangerous shenanigans after they steal his dog, and it looks like Willis holds nothing back. The film also stars Jason Momoa -- of Game of Thrones fame -- John Goodman, Thomas Middleditch, Famke Janssen and Adam Goldberg. Catch the trailer above. In other entertainment news, Wes And...
Wendy Kathambi, 26, and 27-year-old Alice Mugure Gitau are two women who will be steering the new SGR trains. The two are part of a group of Kenyans students that have been sponsored by the China Road & Bridges Corporation (CRBC) to undertake a railway course at China’s Baoji Railway Technical College. Here are Wendy Kathambi and Alice Mugure during a training session. Image: sde   The two were also part of the inaugural test-drive team in March The test drive determined that it w...
Kenyans love clubbing and in those clubs, we never miss certain groups of people in them. Whether you go to the garage club 1824 or the almighty Kiza or B club we all know that there are certain types of drunks we have as friends or around us. They entertain us while some are simply chaotic. Here are the 10 types of drunks you will never miss in our Kenyan clubs. 1. The team mafisi crew They usually come early enough to secure a good table where they can spot all the fine ladies. If they are ol...
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Former Kentucky running back Boom Williams is confident he’ll hear his name called in the 2017 NFL Draft even though most, if not all projections leave Williams on the outside looking in. “There’s a good chance I do get drafted,” Williams told SEC Country on Tuesday. “They’ve got my film from Kentucky and being able to go to the combine and showcase my talent in a running back class that’s full of talent. I believe in myself.” ...
Ilie Nastase, the former world no. 1 tennis player, is (was?) the captain of Romania’s Fed Cup (an international women’s tournament) team, which had a home match against Great Britain this weekend. At a press conference, one of Nastase’s players was asked about Serena William’s baby, and Natase interjected, “Let’s see what color it has. Chocolate with milk?” Serena, who is engaged to Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, responded to the comments on Instagram: As Lindsay...
While the world's growing population continues to present a challenge for food and energy production, the smartphone industry seems to be having no trouble keeping pace -- if that population growth is taking place in Brazil. The post Smartphone adoption will soon match total population in Brazil appeared first on Digital Trends.
People leave a Burberry store in London, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. The luxury sector is largely depending on the growth of emerging nations’ middle classes to drive future sales. Frank Augstein / Associated PressSkift Take: The luxury market is leaning heavily on emerging markets' growing incomes and aspirational lifestyles, so it must be prepared to weather changes in this demand by keeping personalization and authenticity at the forefront. — Samantha ShankmanThe Skift New Luxury Newslet...
RCA has become the latest company to join the Roku TV licensing program. The company will be debuting its first Roku-powered smart TVs in the coming months in both the U.S. and Canada. The post RCA will begin shipping its first Roku-powered TVs in the coming months appeared first on Digital Trends.