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Dolce & Gabbana Officially Apologizes To Hong Kong For That Photo-Banning Incident

[credit provider=”dawvon via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dawvon/6659657209/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] After more than 1,000 people flooded Canton Street in Hong Kong earlier this month to protest Dolce & Gabbana’s new policy forbidding photos, the Italian luxury retailer has officially apologized (via NY Mag).In case you missed it, the store had released a policy forbidding Hong […]
Dolce & Gabbana Officially Apologizes To Hong Kong For That Photo-Banning Incident
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10 Things Not To Do When travelling Internationally With Your Boss

[credit provider=”sackerman via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/sackerman519/5030993788/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] travelling for business, especially abroad, doesn’t come naturally to a lot of people. It’s a learned skill, according to Laurie Ruettimann, a human resources consultant and blogger for The Cynical Girl.”I’ve traveled with my boss several times, and it’s a great opportunity to put your […]
10 Things Not To Do When travelling Internationally With Your Boss
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3 Half-Nude Underwear Models Wreak Havoc In A French Art Museum

[credit provider=”screenshot via Etam/YouTube”] France’s Musee d’Orsay is up in arms over a new marketing video showing three underwear-clad lingerie models running through its galleries, ArtInfo reports.The models pulled the stunt for French underthings-maker Etam, which posted the clip on its website earlier this week without getting the museum’s permission.
3 Half-Nude Underwear Models Wreak Havoc In A French Art Museum
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MOVE OVER LAS VEGAS: Shotgun Weddings Could Soon Be Legal In Atlantic City

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wedding_chapels_Las_Vegas.jpg”] The New Jersey assembly passed a bill this week that would eliminate the three-day waiting period for marriage licenses in the state, according to The Star-Ledger.The bill has to be passed by the Senate before it can become a law, but what this means in the […]
MOVE OVER LAS VEGAS: Shotgun Weddings Could Soon Be Legal In Atlantic City
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Real mums Will Be Strutting The Runway At Fashion Week This Year

[credit provider=”Meredith Galante/Business Insider”] Major power players in fashion and journalism, many of black-clad women roaming the tents at New York City fashion week are mothers at the end of the day.And tribute will be paid to those lifestyle-juggling women this year on the last day of fashion week, according […]
Real mums Will Be Strutting The Runway At Fashion Week This Year
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India Lost A Third Of Its Billionaires In 2011

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Taj_Mahal,_Agra,_India.jpg”] India lost one-third of its billionaires to the financial crisis in 2011, in large part because the country’s stock market dropped 40%, The Wall Street Journal reported from a new study.The map of the world’s billionaires had been shifting toward the east for years, but this […]
India Lost A Third Of Its Billionaires In 2011
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For $73,000, Own An Acre Of An Argentine Vineyard And Work The Land Yourself

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Vines Of Mendoza” url=”http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/”] For true wine lovers, wine tastings and exclusive bottles aren’t enough to satisfy a passion for vino.If you really want to bring your wine experience to another level, a vineyard in Argentina is selling three-acre plots at $73,000 an acre for the first […]
For $73,000, Own An Acre Of An Argentine Vineyard And Work The Land Yourself
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FORGET STOCKS AND BONDS: Art Has Been Crushing Equities Over The Last Decade

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:In_the_style_of_Andy_Warhol.jpg”] There are better stores of concentrated value than gold, argues Jeff Gundlach.  Gundlach, the bond guru behind DoubleLine Funds, says gem stones and art serve the same purpose as gold but are much more portable.Art specifically was a great asset to be invested in during the […]
FORGET STOCKS AND BONDS: Art Has Been Crushing Equities Over The Last Decade
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The Heartwarming Story Behind The Giant Tuna That Just Sold For $736,000

[credit provider=”Flickr/Yusuke Kawasaki” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/u-suke/4071889689/”] By now you might have read about the 593-pound bluefin tuna caught in Japanese waters that sold for a record-breaking 56.49 million yen (or about $736,000) at an auction in Tokyo. So just how many pieces of sushi would that make?
The Heartwarming Story Behind The Giant Tuna That Just Sold For $736,000
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A Very Simple Guide To Tipping Etiquette Around The World

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bundesarchiv_Bild_183-H27032,_Berlin,_Thomas_Mann_im_Hotel_Adlon.jpg”] While dining out in the United States, a 15 per cent tip to your server at the end of your meal is customary and polite.But while visiting abroad, the last thing you want is to signal you’re a tourist and tip wrong at a spa, restaurant […]
A Very Simple Guide To Tipping Etiquette Around The World
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The World’s Best Places To Live And Work

[credit provider=”USDA.gov” url=”http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/graphics/photos/k5751-1.htm”] One of your New Year’s resolutions is probably to better balance your professional life with your personal life. If not, it should be.So how do you accomplish this?
The World’s Best Places To Live And Work
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Joseph Stiglitz And His Wife: Here’s Why People Get Married

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=stiglitz&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1325437686&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=c0f3a6ba3e114c318ea11ba90dede106&dbm=PY2009&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Financially independent, college-educated individuals are much more likely to marry than those with only high-school diplomas, according to a Pew Study cited by New York magazine’s Molly Langmuir.Langmuir’s latest article, which appears in the current issue of the magazine, captures some playful banter between Nobel prize-winning […]
Joseph Stiglitz And His Wife: Here’s Why People Get Married
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HAPPY NEW YEAR: Here’s Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Champagne

[credit provider=”Toni Blay / Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/toniblay/77906706/”] Raising a glass of Champagne while surrounded by friends and relatives is an age-old tradition around the holidays.The celebratory tradition dates back to when the Romans planted grapes in the northeast section of France around the fifth century.
HAPPY NEW YEAR: Here’s Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Champagne
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BIKINIS, PIERCINGS AND VIDEO GAMES: The Year In World Records

[credit provider=”Guiness World Records” url=”http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2011/10/australia-sets-record-for-largest-bikini-parade/”] In our society people are always trying to out-do one another.The Guinness World Records helps recognise some of these feats that are extraordinary and somewhat odd.
BIKINIS, PIERCINGS AND VIDEO GAMES: The Year In World Records
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Blow Your Year-End Bonus At One Of These Absurdly Expensive New Year’s Parties

[credit provider=”Magic Robot via Flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/magicrobot/2165160308/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] New Year’s Eve is one of the most anticipated party nights of the year, and it can also be one of the most expensive.While a cheap bottle of champagne and a few party hats won’t set you back more than a few bucks, […]
Blow Your Year-End Bonus At One Of These Absurdly Expensive New Year’s Parties
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New Yorkers Are Living Longer Than Ever

[credit provider=”Michael R. Johnson via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelrjohnson/203566270/”] Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced today that New Yorkers are living longer than ever before.Life expectancy grew nearly three years for infants born in 2009 compared to babies born in 2000.
New Yorkers Are Living Longer Than Ever
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How To Build An Awesome Office Culture

[credit provider=”Makai”] This article originally appeared at American Express OpenForumRobbie Thain started experiential marketing firm Makai out of his bedroom. Now, 15 years later, it has a flagship office in El Segundo, Calif., and satellite sites in Europe and Latin America.
How To Build An Awesome Office Culture
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15 Of The World’s Most Bizarre Vending Machines

[credit provider=”WordRidden via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wordridden/3009407444/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Forget snacks and soda pop. These days, vending machines are moving away from their classic origins as snack dispensers and dispersing everything from gold coins to iPods.In Japan, you can even buy lobsters from a vending machine. And gold pops out of a vending machine […]
15 Of The World’s Most Bizarre Vending Machines
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Now You Can Buy A Gucci Bag Along With Your Slurpee At 7-Elevens In Korea

[credit provider=”nickyfern via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nickyfern/389011895/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] In a move to capitalise on strong luxury sales in Korea, 7-Eleven convenience stores there are experimenting with selling high-end goods alongside potato chips and cigarettes.During a trial period this fall, 7-Elevens in Korea sold around $50,000 worth of Gucci goods; the chain is currently […]
Now You Can Buy A Gucci Bag Along With Your Slurpee At 7-Elevens In Korea
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Meet the Infomercial Scam King The Feds Just Nailed For $38 Million

[credit provider=”Wikimedia, CC. ” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0a/Kevin_Trudeau_cropped.JPG”] Kevin Trudeau, the king of too-good-to-be-true late-night TV scams, must pay $37.6 million in fines and restitution after he ignored an FTC order to stop making infomercials. A federal appeals court has ruled, after thirteen years of litigation, that the feds were within their rights […]
Meet the Infomercial Scam King The Feds Just Nailed For $38 Million
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Raise A Glass—Champagne Sales Made A Big Comeback This Year

[credit provider=”Kenichi Nobusue, Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2419306944″] Some bright news for the bubbly industry: champagne sales have grown 15% during the first nine months of 2011 in comparison to 2010, according to The Wall Street Journal.As of the end of September the champagne industry has shipped 192 million bottles and is anticipating […]
Raise A Glass—Champagne Sales Made A Big Comeback This Year
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Meet The Ex-Morgan Stanley Exec Who Left Retirement To Start A Daily Deal Site Just For Women

[credit provider=”katietower via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/katietower/4792307820/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Women love hearing about a fabulous deal or service from a friend, and that’s just what the daily deal site CoupTessa aims to be, according to David Horn, a former head of global private client marketing at Morgan Stanley and the company’s founder.”We like to […]
Meet The Ex-Morgan Stanley Exec Who Left Retirement To Start A Daily Deal Site Just For Women
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The Italian Cat Who Inherited $15.6 Million Is Now The Third Richest Animal In The World

[credit provider=”brokinhrt2 via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dq090702/2836742345/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] When 94-year-old Maria Assunta died last month she made her beloved Tommasino one rich cat.Tommasino, a black stray cat whom Assunta rescued, inherited her entire $15.6 million estate, making him the third richest animal in the world, according to The Daily Mail.
The Italian Cat Who Inherited $15.6 Million Is Now The Third Richest Animal In The World
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WARNING: That Coach Bag You Bought In Chinatown Could Be Funding A Terrorist Group

[credit provider=”Bob Doran via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/humblog/69780698/”] In a McMansion outside Los Angeles, a woman—let’s call her Mercedes—lives a lavish lifestyle sending her three kids to private school, and most likely driving a car with her same namesake.Mercedes funds this life with her $300,000 a year salary, none of which is […]
WARNING: That Coach Bag You Bought In Chinatown Could Be Funding A Terrorist Group
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10 Christmas Presents For The Spoiled Kid Who Has Everything

[credit provider=”Andy M. Smith via Flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/andymsmith/6391559871/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] One thing that’s recession-proof? Toys. Although disposable income has decreased greatly in the past year—the average American has $1,315 less per year to spend on extras than he or she did when the recession started—spoiled children need not worry. Despite the downturn, […]
10 Christmas Presents For The Spoiled Kid Who Has Everything
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UH OH: Sitting Down All Day Can Actually Make Your Rear End Grow

[credit provider=”Kheel centre, Cornell University via Flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kheelcenter/5279278045/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Normally, it’s wise to sit down when you’re about to hear bad news. In this case, you might want to stand up. New research from Tel Aviv University suggests that spending too much time seated can make your rear-end grow larger. […]
UH OH: Sitting Down All Day Can Actually Make Your Rear End Grow
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The True Cost Of Becoming A Wine Snob

[credit provider=”heatheronhertravels via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/heatheronhertravels/3766363387/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Understanding good wines is no easy task. Italy alone has more than 350 different types of grapes.It takes a proper education to learn how to decipher a Pinot Noir from a Merlot, and once you factor in everything from wine classes, proper drinking glasses, magazines, […]
The True Cost Of Becoming A Wine Snob
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When This Model Was Just 15, Agents Told Her ‘The Look This Year Is Anorexic’

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coco_Rocha_in_Bill_Blass_by_Peter_Som_February_2008,_Photographed_by_Ed_Kavishe_for_Fashion_Wire_Press.jpg”] When model Coco Rocha was just 15 years old and starting her career she was told “The look this year is anorexic,” by agents (via New York Magazine).Rocha told Vogue.com:
When This Model Was Just 15, Agents Told Her ‘The Look This Year Is Anorexic’
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9 Awesome New York Restaurants That Treat Their Employees Right

[credit provider=”jczart via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/fatguyinalittlecoat/2525625013/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] While choosing the perfect place for dinner in New York City, menu, location and price are normally the main factors in the decision.If you’re an ethical diner, you’ll start considering how restaurants treat their employees (via Good).
9 Awesome New York Restaurants That Treat Their Employees Right
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It Doesn’t Actually Matter Which Wine You Pair With Dinner

[credit provider=”Robert Couse-Baker via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2913445131/”] Wine blogger Adler Yarrow lives by the motto “I always cook with wine, sometimes I even put it in the food.”Yarrow always recommends cooking with a glass of wine in hand to increase the pleasure of being in the kitchen, and when appropriate putting […]
It Doesn’t Actually Matter Which Wine You Pair With Dinner
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Why Fat People Should Have Their Own Special Restaurant

[credit provider=”Jan Tik via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jantik/83729637/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Joshua Ozersky, founder of New York magazine’s Grub Street food blog, wrote a huge piece for the magazine Gastronomica, about how he wants to design a restaurant exclusively for fat people (via Zagat Buzz).Ozersky says he’s not trying to offend anyone, he’s been “varying degrees […]
Why Fat People Should Have Their Own Special Restaurant
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PHOTOS: A Glowing City Built From Ice And Snow At A Festival In Northern China

[credit provider=”STR/Getty Images”] For a month every winter in Harbin, China, grand, illuminated ice and snow sculptures fill the streets and attract thousands of visitors (via Inhabitat).The festival, called the Harbin Ice Festival, will celebrate its 28th year in 2012. The designers and sculptors use lasers and ice lanterns to […]
PHOTOS: A Glowing City Built From Ice And Snow At A Festival In Northern China
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Yikes! Your ‘Natural’ Face Cream Might Be Toxic

[credit provider=”eLLenTY via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3815098683/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] The average American woman has 12 health and beauty products on her face in the morning–and many of them could be toxic, according to a new report from Bloomberg.Cosmetics aren’t subject to the same regulations as food and drugs, and recent studies have linked the […]
Yikes! Your ‘Natural’ Face Cream Might Be Toxic
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: An Upper East Side Townhouse, Complete With Operating Room, Is For Sale At $19.9 Million

[credit provider=”via Trulia” url=”http://www.trulia.com/property/3059594993-105-E-73rd-St-New-York-NY-10021″] A New York City doctor is trying to sell his Upper East Side townhouse for $19.9 million m according to the New York Post.The five-story home with more than 10,000 square feet seems like a deal at nearly $20 million, but this townhouse is unlike the […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: An Upper East Side Townhouse, Complete With Operating Room, Is For Sale At $19.9 Million
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Whoa, Someone Paid $70,440 For One Of Amy Winehouse’s Famous Dresses

[credit provider=”via WWD ” url=”http://www.wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-scoops/winehouses-dress-auctioned-5400351?src=twitter”] The dress that the late British singer Amy Winehouse sported on her 2006 “Back to Black” album sold for $70,440 yesterday at London’s Kerry Taylor Auction (via WWD).The chiffon dress was designed by Disaya Sorakraikitikul, who is based in Thailand.
Whoa, Someone Paid $70,440 For One Of Amy Winehouse’s Famous Dresses
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The 13 Most Ridiculous Wedding Proposals On The Internet

[credit provider=”Ricebrner1 via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCn1sNL3Qzg&feature=related”] Imagine spending a quiet day at home, and your boyfriend on a motor cycle pulls up and a police man has a gun to his head after the duo engaged in a high-speed police chase down your street.You’re hysterical, of course. Then, your boyfriend asks […]
The 13 Most Ridiculous Wedding Proposals On The Internet
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PRESENTING: The Billionaire’s Holiday Gift Guide

[credit provider=”tumbleweed via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/us_army_rolling_along/4201126755/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] When money is no object, there’s a lot of pressure to buy everyone in your family the perfect gift.Here at Business Insider, we know it’s hard to find time between golfing and your spa treatments to think about the presents to get your loved ones. […]
PRESENTING: The Billionaire’s Holiday Gift Guide
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Tour The World’s Most Beautiful Kingdom, Nestled In The Highest Region Of The World

[credit provider=”Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division. Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs” url=”http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/kskm/item/2011646277/”] The kingdom of Sikkim sits tucked away high in the snow-capped Himalayas, hugging the border of Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan.Formerly an independent monarchy, Sikkim became a state of India in 1975. 
Tour The World’s Most Beautiful Kingdom, Nestled In The Highest Region Of The World
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The 8 Best Places For A Gourmet Late Night Meal In New York City

[credit provider=”jamesnaruke via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesnaruke/2273523372/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] The night before Thanksgiving is a perfect evening to run around New York City until the early morning.After all, on Thursday all you really need to concentrate on is eating and football.
The 8 Best Places For A Gourmet Late Night Meal In New York City
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Here’s What It’s Really Like To Live Inside The World’s Tallest Building

[credit provider=”Antony Wood, CTBUH” url=”http://www.ctbuh.org/HighRiseInfo/ImageDatabase/tabid/60/language/en-GB/Default.aspx”] Earlier this year, Emirates 24/7 spoke with a resident of the Burj Khalifa–the world’s tallest building, located in Dubai.While prices have dropped on the building’s 900 apartments, some as much as 70%, the Burj is still a prestigious address and an incredible place to live. […]
Here’s What It’s Really Like To Live Inside The World’s Tallest Building
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HEY PARENTS: Here’s Why Your iPhone Addiction Could Be Hurting Your Child In School

[credit provider=”via Manoush Zomorodi ” url=”http://manoushz.com/tag/mums/”] In the 1960s, behavioural scientists Betty Hart and Todd Risley found through research that children of wealthy parents tended to have better reading comprehension than their peers with lower-income parents, because wealthy parents talked to their children more.But that advantage may soon be flipped […]
HEY PARENTS: Here’s Why Your iPhone Addiction Could Be Hurting Your Child In School
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Which One Of These Wall Street Wives Is Not Like The Others?

[credit provider=”Diane Passage” url=”http://twitter.com/?photo_id=1#!/DianePSS/status/136914187506036737/photo/1″] Two days ago, the first image of the budding reality TV show Wall Street Wives surfaced.There was a man sitting in the wives’ midst, but we weren’t sure of his identity. Now, Mogulite is reporting that the man, named Ron, will join the cast of Wall […]
Which One Of These Wall Street Wives Is Not Like The Others?
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8 Questions Every Parent Must Ask When Picking A Preschool

[credit provider=”Jill Huang via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jill_huang/480527567/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Some parents are willing to pay $30,000 or more for their preschool-age child to receive the best education, or suffer through waiting  in line outside the school to guarantee their kid gets a spot.But parents who pursue the best schools purely on standardized tests […]
8 Questions Every Parent Must Ask When Picking A Preschool
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An Insider’s Tour Of Koreatown, A Slice Of Seoul In The Middle Of Manhattan

[credit provider=”Meredith Galante/Business Insider”] Koreatown is a tiny slice of New York where Korean culture is dominant and Korean-owned businesses are booming. The heart of the small neighbourhood is Korea Way, the strip of W. 32nd Street between Broadway and Fifth Avenue.Much like in Seoul, the businesses in K-Town are […]
An Insider’s Tour Of Koreatown, A Slice Of Seoul In The Middle Of Manhattan
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Hey Bankers! Want Glory? Move To Asia

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] Bankers, it may be time to request a transfer, or just start packing your bags.Because even though the hate-fest on financial professionals has been non-stop since the 2008 financial crisis in the Western world, the sentiment is the complete opposite in Asia.
Hey Bankers! Want Glory? Move To Asia
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Bankers RAGE At Mario Batali All Over Bloomberg

[credit provider=”TheGiantVermin via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tudor/255272612/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] How angry are bankers at Mario Batali for the comments he made on Tuesday night?Very. 
Bankers RAGE At Mario Batali All Over Bloomberg
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This Snapshot Of The Rhine River Just Became The World’s Most Expensive Photo

[credit provider=”via Christie’s”] Last night, art history was made when an anonymous buyer paid a record-breaking $4.34 million for Andreas Gursky‘s photograph of the Rhine River, called Rhein II.The snapshot, which sold at Christie’s impressionist and modern art auction in New York, became the most expensive photograph ever sold at […]
This Snapshot Of The Rhine River Just Became The World’s Most Expensive Photo
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The ‘Best Bar In The World’ Is Officially A Speakeasy In New York City

[credit provider=”flickr4jazz via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/flickr4jazz/2502378040/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Drinks International, a trade rag for the spirits, wine and beer industries, has just come out with its annual list of the 50 best bars in the world (via Eater).According to the publication, which polled 100 bar professionals around the world, including the lead bartender […]
The ‘Best Bar In The World’ Is Officially A Speakeasy In New York City
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Meet The Heirs And Heiresses To The World’s Oldest Billionaires

There are at least 20 people on the Forbes’ Billionaire List who are older than 80, and who will presumably part with their gigantic fortunes sometime in the near future.The children of these tycoons, many of whom are reaching middle age themselves, are waiting in the wings to reap a […]
Meet The Heirs And Heiresses To The World’s Oldest Billionaires
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NSFW: South Korea Has A Very Naughty Erotic Sculpture Garden

[credit provider=”Michael Sotnikov ” url=”http://flickr.com/stari4ek”] We never really thought of South Korea as a sexually provocative place, so we were pretty surprised when we read about Jeju Love Land, an erotic theme park on Jeju Island (h/t Gawker).The park, which opened in 2004, has 140 sculptures of humans and their […]
NSFW: South Korea Has A Very Naughty Erotic Sculpture Garden
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11 True Horror Stories Of Terrible Service At Restaurants

[credit provider=”jonny.hunter via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonnyhunter/2491373232/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] These days, it’s tough to find a restaurant where the service is as good as the food.Poor service is by far the number one complaint among restaurant-goers, with 60% of respondents in a recent Zagat survey saying their experiences were below par.
11 True Horror Stories Of Terrible Service At Restaurants
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There’s A Big Russian Food Renaissance Going On In New York City

[credit provider=”Citysearch”] Everywhere we turn these days, it seems like Russian culinary culture is gaining a foothold in New York City, outside the boundaries of Brighton Beach.This past spring, plans were announced for neighbouring Russian eateries on 57th Street: Moscow 57, from the daughter of a longtime Russian Tea Room […]
There’s A Big Russian Food Renaissance Going On In New York City
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PHOTOS: The Weirdest And Wildest Outfits Of The New York City Marathon

[credit provider=”Saucy Salad” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/saucysalad/4066464550/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] We have a lot of respect for the approximately 35,000 people who run the New York City Marathon each year.But we’re simply in awe of the runners who go a step beyond spandex and sports bras and deck out in full costume for the 26.2 mile […]
PHOTOS: The Weirdest And Wildest Outfits Of The New York City Marathon
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