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One New York City Art Dealer Will Be Spending Her Summer Weekends In Jail

[credit provider=”jophiel smiles via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3894657051/”] Many prominent New York City art dealers spend their summer weekends vacationing in the Hamptons or jetsetting to Europe.But the only place Leigh Morse, the art dealer who gained notoriety for her involvement in fellow dealer Lawrence Salander‘s $120 million gallery fraud that was […]
One New York City Art Dealer Will Be Spending Her Summer Weekends In Jail
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The Best Island Getaways In The World

[credit provider=”L. Richard Martin, Jr. via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bevrichardmartin/4819000853/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Travel + Leisure recently released its annual list of the top 10 island destinations on earth, and Santorini, a whitewashed Greek isle in the heart of the Mediterranean, ranked first, receiving a score of 90.61 out of 100. Three Hawaiian islands also made […]
The Best Island Getaways In The World
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British Town Is In An Uproar Over The Accidental Whitewashing Of Banksy’s Masked Gorilla

[credit provider=”Walt Jabsco via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/waltjabsco/3105812062/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Whether you love or hate his work, you probably recognise the name Banksy, the prominent, Bristol-born graffiti artist who has garnered attention from celebrities, art aficionados, and auctioneers over the past 10 years.Recently, a beloved Banksy public artwork featuring a gorilla in a pink […]
British Town Is In An Uproar Over The Accidental Whitewashing Of Banksy’s Masked Gorilla
Lifestyle

Five Hotel Pools With Sweet Perks

[credit provider=”Oyster.com”] While most pools are meant for swimming, some luxury pools are meant to bring you into an entirely unique aquatic world.At these pools, you can get your underwater meditation on and call the butler for a sunglass cleaning or reflexology massage.
Five Hotel Pools With Sweet Perks
Lifestyle

To Make It As A Flight Attendant In China, You Have To Be Beautiful

[credit provider=”myfreeco/worldscrews.com” url=”http://worldscrews.blogspot.com/”] In China, becoming a flight attendant is serious business.The positions are considered prestigious and thousands compete for coveted spots despite poor treatment, low pay, and gruelling conditions, according to the Global Times.
To Make It As A Flight Attendant In China, You Have To Be Beautiful
Tech

REVEALED: The Secrets To Netflix’s Success

[credit provider=”Wikipedia”] A couple of years ago, Netflix published a summary of its management philosophy.This philosophy had already helped the company grow from a tiny DVD-by-mail company to a multi-billion-dollar disruptive behemoth. And Netflix has boomed since then.
REVEALED: The Secrets To Netflix’s Success
Lifestyle

WEEKEND IN MARTHA’S VINEYARD: An Insider’s Guide

[credit provider=”WhatsUpMartha via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsupmartha/4828598405/sizes/l/in/set-72157624457700173/”] Every summer, hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to Martha’s Vineyard, the enchanting island located seven miles off of the calm shores of Cape Cod.The island is a sought-after haven for some of the world’s most famous artists, celebrities, and political figures, including President Barack […]
WEEKEND IN MARTHA’S VINEYARD: An Insider’s Guide
Lifestyle

HAPPY BASTILLE DAY: How To Live Like A Parisian In New York City

[credit provider=”Zdenko Zivkovic via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/zivkovic/5356328245/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Today is Bastille Day (or not!), and thousands have flocked to Paris to stroll the Champs Elysée, admire the Seine and wave flags in front of the Eiffel Tower. But if you’re stuck in New York this Bastille Day don’t worry — there’s no need to […]
HAPPY BASTILLE DAY: How To Live Like A Parisian In New York City
Lifestyle

Salvador Dalí’s Relatives Lose Royalty Battle Against Spain

[credit provider=”misocrazy via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/misocrazy/68156912/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Chalk one up for Spain: after a protracted battle, two courts have awarded royalty payments on Salvador Dalí’s art to the Spanish state, overruling Dalí’s heirs’ claims to the fortune and ending a feud that had raged since Dalí’s death in 1989, according to ArtInfo.Although […]
Salvador Dalí’s Relatives Lose Royalty Battle Against Spain
Markets

JPMorgan Execs Are So Obsessed With Getting Close To Dimon, They Even Have A Chart

[credit provider=”AP”] Executives at JPMorgan Chase are apparently “obsessed” with their proximity to CEO Jamie Dimon.A handy organizational chart is driving the over-the-top interest, according to an insider at the company, which is reporting its quarterly results Thursday. The chart, which displays the reporting structure, is open for all to […]
JPMorgan Execs Are So Obsessed With Getting Close To Dimon, They Even Have A Chart
Lifestyle

Now You Can Buy A Guitar That Was Played By John Lennon AND Bob Dylan

[credit provider=”via Heritage Auctions”] Talk about a piece of rock history: a Gibson J-160 E Sunburst acoustic-electric guitar that’s been strummed by both John Lennon and Bob Dylan is about to hit the auction block.John Lennon reportedly composed and played songs on the guitar during the height of The Beatles’ […]
Now You Can Buy A Guitar That Was Played By John Lennon AND Bob Dylan
Lifestyle

Rent Out Richard Branson’s Private Island In Australia For $8,000 A Night

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Jaunted” url=”http://www.jaunted.com/story/2011/7/12/111315/059/travel/Lay+Down+$8,000+for+a+Night+at+Richard+Branson%27s+Other+Private+Island,+in+Australia”] Fill in the blank: “Richard Branson’s heart is made of _________.”Some possibly popular answers could be “billions of dollars,” “Virgin red,” or even “charity,” but really if you take it literally, Richard Branson’s heart is made of island.
Rent Out Richard Branson’s Private Island In Australia For $8,000 A Night
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Prominent New York Art Dealer Accused Of Harboring Art Looted By Nazis

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wildenstein_Bldg_19_E64_jeh.jpg”] French investigators have just charged a New York-based art dealer with “possession of stolen goods” and “breach of trust” in connection with 30 pieces of art that had been missing for decades and were rediscovered last year, according to ArtInfo (via The New York Times).Authorities formally […]
Prominent New York Art Dealer Accused Of Harboring Art Looted By Nazis
Lifestyle

The Bulky Jacket That Can Save travellers Hundreds Of Dollars In Baggage Fees

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Rufus Roo” url=”http://www.rufusroo.com/”] This exceedingly large jacket may not appeal to fashionistas, but it could be the answer to airlines’ baggage fees (via The Daily Mail).Fed up with the strict rules imposed by budget carriers like EasyJet and Ryanair, Andrew Gaule invented the Rufus Roo, a lightweight […]
The Bulky Jacket That Can Save travellers Hundreds Of Dollars In Baggage Fees
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Hotel Mogul Steve Wynn Just Bought A Record-Breaking $12.8 Million Worth Of Chinese Vases

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/secured_user/Download.aspx?st=dl&attemptedDL=1&errors=&impid=&hash=Nh7klpk27UVTEWn3AiGRlcPbezHV%252bsAZAE0YtoWuuHOUfR3jhO2rLom0dUsWS7D2oLEERSsIVzy%252bxfNe64XK7g%253d%253d”] Hotelier Steve Wynn went on an art-buying spree this weekend, picking up four Chinese vases at a Christie’s auction for the record-breaking sum of $12.8 million, according to The Las Vegas Sun.The hotel and casino mogul bought the vases to adorn his new property in Macau, which […]
Hotel Mogul Steve Wynn Just Bought A Record-Breaking $12.8 Million Worth Of Chinese Vases
Lifestyle

The Best Public Gardens And Parks Of New York City

[credit provider=”The New York Botanical Garden” url=”http://www.nybg.org/”] We recently told you about New York City’s secret gardens, many of which are inaccessible to the general public.Now, we’ve compiled the best public gardens the city has to offer.
The Best Public Gardens And Parks Of New York City
Lifestyle

The Best Hotels On The Planet

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Singita Game Reserves” url=”http://www.singita.com/”] Travel + Leisure has just released its annual list of the World’s best hotels and incredibly, seven of the top 12 are lodges in Africa’s game parks.Singita Grumeti Reserves in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park topped the list, receiving a 98.44 score out of […]
The Best Hotels On The Planet
Lifestyle

How Qatar Quietly Became The World’s Biggest Modern Art Buyer

[credit provider=”Ammar abd Rabbo via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/byammar/3065583912/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] The biggest modern art buyer in the world is not an eccentric billionaire or wealthy gallery owner.It’s the country of Qatar, which has been on an incredible contemporary art buying spree for the past several years, according to The Art Newspaper (via Artinfo).
How Qatar Quietly Became The World’s Biggest Modern Art Buyer
Lifestyle

The 20 Best Resorts In America

[credit provider=”Sanctuary Kiawah” url=”http://www.kiawahresort.com/downloads/photodownload/Sanctuary_Front_Aerial.jpg”] The best resort in the United States is not a posh seaside retreat, but a picket-fenced spread in the Smoky Mountains, according to a new survey from Travel + Leisure.The list, which rated resorts in the U.S. and Canada based on rooms and facilities, location, service, […]
The 20 Best Resorts In America
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Everything From Food To Corporations Is Heading For The Great Reset

[credit provider=”www.nasa.gov” url=”http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_385.html”] Since the Status Quo is unsustainable, there will be a Great Reset. The timing and nature of that Reset is up to us.Yesterday I laid out why the Status Quo is financially unsustainable in The Promises That Cannot Be Kept. The unavoidable consequence of that is the […]
Everything From Food To Corporations Is Heading For The Great Reset
Lifestyle

Media Mogul Tommy Mottola Is Opening The Hamptons’ First “Serious” Art Gallery

[credit provider=”Gallery Valentine”] Former Sony Music Entertainment chief Tommy Mottola is moving into the fine arts realm with a new art gallery in the Hamptons (Wall Street Journal via Artfixdaily).The gallery, Gallery Valentine, opened Saturday on East Hampton’s Main Street. The current collection includes paintings priced between $5,500 and $3.5 […]
Media Mogul Tommy Mottola Is Opening The Hamptons’ First “Serious” Art Gallery
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Escape The Crowds And Watch The Fireworks From These New York City Rooftops

[credit provider=”baaker2009 via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/robbieredball/4475664331/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] There’s no better place to celebrate Independence Day than New York City, home to the nation’s largest fireworks display.More than 3 million people gather on the city’s shores and rooftops to catch the show, in which more than 10,000 explosives are set off from six […]
Escape The Crowds And Watch The Fireworks From These New York City Rooftops
Lifestyle

12 Places To Visit Before They Disappear Forever

[credit provider=”Getty Images Ltd. From 100 Places to Go Before They Disappear, published by Abrams.”] Many of the world’s most precious tourist destinations are in danger of vanishing due to natural or human factors, or a combination of both.Some spots face imminent flooding, while others could be destroyed by drought […]
12 Places To Visit Before They Disappear Forever
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The Most Exclusive Private Clubs In London

[credit provider=”Public Domain”] While New York may have have it’s fair share of private member’s clubs, it’ll always come second to the true home of member’s clubs, London, where the exclusive clubs are traditionally referred to as gentlemen’s clubs.These clubs were formed in the late 17th century for members of […]
The Most Exclusive Private Clubs In London
Lifestyle

PHOTOS: We Try Frida Kahlo’s favourite Beer

[credit provider=”Business Insider”] Most people imagine Frida Kahlo with a paint brush in hand, creating beautiful canvases filled with birds, flowers, and monkeys from her native Mexico.But apparently the beloved artist was also a beer lover.
PHOTOS: We Try Frida Kahlo’s favourite Beer
Lifestyle

Now You Can Buy Rémy Martin’s $23,000 Cognac Decanter

[credit provider=”Courtesy of JustLuxe.”] Millionaires, make some room on your bar – the famed French house of Rémy Martin has just unveiled its latest luxe offering, the Louis XIII Le Jeroboam, in Paris.Limited to just 100 bespoke decanters priced at about $23,000 apiece, the Le Jeroboam is filled with the […]
Now You Can Buy Rémy Martin’s $23,000 Cognac Decanter
Lifestyle

The World’s Most Expensive Sports Bra Will Have A Solid Gold Zipper

[credit provider=”BodyRock Sports” url=”http://www.bodyrocksport.com/products/eternal-love-bra”] Luxury women’s sport wear designer BodyRock Sport will launch the most expensive sports bra on the market in their fall collection (via eXtravaganzi).The $20,011 contraption, known as  the “Eternal Love Bra,” is emblazoned with hand-crafted Swarovski crystals, gold stud detailing, and black diamond Swarovski crystals.
The World’s Most Expensive Sports Bra Will Have A Solid Gold Zipper
Lifestyle

BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTOS: A Massive Spring Cleanup At The National Arts Club

[credit provider=”Courtesy DNAinfo”] Earlier today, we told you the sordid tale of O. Aldon James, the dethroned president of the National Arts Club who nearly drove the venerable institution into the ground through financial mismanagment, shady apartment rentals, and an overall inability to keep the place clean.Oh, and he may […]
BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTOS: A Massive Spring Cleanup At The National Arts Club
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HIGH SOCIETY SCANDAL: Eccentric Bird Lover Trashes The Venerable National Arts Club

[credit provider=”Rafael Martínez Alequín/AP Images” url=”http://yourfreepress.blogspot.com/2011/01/other-side-of-national-art-club.html”] From the outside, the National Arts Club appears to be one of New York’s most venerable institutions.The private club, known for hosting parties filled with bold-faced names, is housed in a gorgeous brownstone on the south side of Gramercy Park and has been a […]
HIGH SOCIETY SCANDAL: Eccentric Bird Lover Trashes The Venerable National Arts Club
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Antique Stradivarius Violin Sells For A Record Breaking $16 Million

[credit provider=”Tarisio” url=”http://tarisio.com/pages/auction/auction_item.php?csid=2197569536&cpid=2544336896″] An unidentified bidder paid nearly $16 million for a well-preserved 1721 Stradivarius violin at a London charity event to raise money for victims of the tsunami in Japan, The Telegraph reports.The final sum was a world record for the price paid for a Stradivarius, beating the old […]
Antique Stradivarius Violin Sells For A Record Breaking $16 Million
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Marilyn Monroe’s White Dress Sells For $5.6 Million At Weekend Auction

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Profiles in History” url=”http://www.profilesinhistory.com/”] An unidentified buyer bid $4.6 million for the legendary outfit Marilyn Monroe wore in the 1955 classic film The Seven Year Itch at a weekend auction.The famous dress was the first item to sell at the Debbie Reynolds auction, which included around 700 […]
Marilyn Monroe’s White Dress Sells For $5.6 Million At Weekend Auction
Lifestyle

How To Swim In The East River Without Getting Totally Grossed Out

[credit provider=”tombooth via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tombooth/1798328334/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] There are very few reasons we would voluntarily enter the East River, but this just might be one of them.The +Pool is a project proposal on Kickstarter that aims to put a filtered, 9,000 square-foot floating swimming pool square in the East River.
How To Swim In The East River Without Getting Totally Grossed Out
Lifestyle

This Modigliani Masterpiece Is Expected To Sell For $4 Million Next Week

[credit provider=”Bonhams”] Several important pieces of Impressionist and Modern art, including Amedeo Modigliani’s iconic Portrait de Femme, are set to hit the auction block at Bonhams next week.Portrait de Femme, which the Italian artist completed around 1918, is one of the best examples of Modigliani’s modernist style. It comes from […]
This Modigliani Masterpiece Is Expected To Sell For $4 Million Next Week
Lifestyle

Japan Is Building The World’s Steepest Roller Coaster

[credit provider=”Courtesy of the Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park” url=”http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/japan-theme-park-to-launch-recordbreaking-ride-2297614.html?action=Popup”] Get your barf bag ready — the world’s steepest roller coaster will be unveiled July 16th in Japan’s Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park.The ride, which has a 121-degree free-fall and dramatic 43-meter drop, made the Guinness Book of World Records as the […]
Japan Is Building The World’s Steepest Roller Coaster
Lifestyle

The Eight Best Steakhouses In New York City

[credit provider=”Richard Bitting via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbitting/3311473431/”] Zagat’s Buzz Blog has posted a list of New York City’s best steakhouses, just in time for Father’s Day.The list was compiled from the results of the 2011 Zagat New York City Restaurants Survey, which rated 2,115 restaurants reviewed by 40,569 respondents.
The Eight Best Steakhouses In New York City
Lifestyle

This Restaurant Serves The Most Expensive Meal In New York City

[credit provider=”AP Images”] Figuring that the best measure of an exorbitantly priced meal was the price tag on a prix-fixe meal for two, a Bloomberg reporter has figured out that Del Posto serves Manhattan’s most expensive meal.The 12-course extravaganza at Mario Batali’s ornate Chelsea dining room is served with a […]
This Restaurant Serves The Most Expensive Meal In New York City
Lifestyle

Buy The Dress Princess Diana Wore When She Danced With John Travolta

[credit provider=”Waddington’s” url=”http://www.waddingtons.ca/auction/23june2011f/”] The midnight blue gown Princess Diana wore to a state dinner hosted by Ronald Reagan, at which she famously danced with John Travolta and Clint Eastwood, goes up for auction next week.The iconic navy dress, which will be sold along with 13 other gowns owned by Princess […]
Buy The Dress Princess Diana Wore When She Danced With John Travolta
Markets

11 Amazing Facts About Testosterone

[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Depo-testosterone_200_mg_ml_crop.jpg”] The testosterone hormone affects financiers and traders in a different way than it affects any other profession.
11 Amazing Facts About Testosterone
Lifestyle

Now You Can Buy Marilyn Monroe’s Iconic White Dress For $2 Million

[credit provider=”Profiles in History” url=”http://www.profilesinhistory.com/debbie-reynolds-auction/event-and-catalogue-information”] A massive collection of iconic costumes and props from Hollywood classics such as The Wizard of Oz and Singin’ in the Rain is about to be auctioned off.The collection, which includes over 3,500 items, belongs to actress Debbie Reynolds, who acquired them over the past […]
Now You Can Buy Marilyn Monroe’s Iconic White Dress For $2 Million
News

This Guy Did These Amazing Drawings With Just A Mechanical Pencil

[credit provider=”Joe Fenton / Behance.net” url=”http://www.behance.net/gallery/Genesis-2010/1351331″] Wow. Joe Fenton is an artist who does amazingly intricate drawings — and all with just a mechanical pencil. They’re going viral on Tumblr and Twitter right now so we thought we’d share them with you.This series is called Genesis 2010 and is hosted […]
This Guy Did These Amazing Drawings With Just A Mechanical Pencil
Lifestyle

Five Places To Party If You’re Turned Down From Manhattan’s Hottest Clubs

[credit provider=”mariachily via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mariachily/956826140/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Even if you stroll up in your priciest Louboutins and Black AmEx blazing, unless you’re Chloe Sevigny or tight with the bouncer, there’s no guarantee of admission to some of Manhattan’s top hot spots. Luckily, the sting of rejection is perfect grounds for getting twice as […]
Five Places To Party If You’re Turned Down From Manhattan’s Hottest Clubs
Lifestyle

The Biggest Caviar Factory In The Middle East Just Opened In Abu Dhabi

[credit provider=”Geishaboy500 via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/geishaboy500/4340597257/”] It seems the best place to find caviar these days is Abu Dhabi.The Royal Caviar Company, established by Bin Salem Holding and co-operated by the United Food Technologies AG, is set to create the most comprehensive, technologically advanced caviar farm in the Middle East.
The Biggest Caviar Factory In The Middle East Just Opened In Abu Dhabi
Lifestyle

The 10 Best Wines From Long Island Vineyards

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=red%20wine&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1302283427&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=723306f6432c4c22857c086ed8b04ac8&dbm=PY2007&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] When people think of wine in the United States, their initial thoughts turn to California.Of course, California’s winemaking history goes back more than two hundred years, with international recognition booming in the 70s and 80s, and the branding of Napa Valley now firmly secured.
The 10 Best Wines From Long Island Vineyards
Lifestyle

Now You Can Have A Shotgun Wedding In Saint Petersburg

[credit provider=”satanoid via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/satanoid/132042642/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Las Vegas isn’t the only place to hold a shotgun wedding these days.St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city, on Tuesday approved a 72-hour marriage registration for foreigners in an effort to boost tourism to the region.
Now You Can Have A Shotgun Wedding In Saint Petersburg
Lifestyle

PHOTOS: A Massive Picnic With Celebrities And Polo Players On Governors Island

[credit provider=”Joseph Pasaoa” url=”http://members.fotki.com/jppasaoa/”] Celebrities and New Yorkers donned gigantic hats and swathed themselves in seersucker yesterday for the 4th Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic at Governors Island.For a few hours, the tiny island was transformed by a charity polo match to raise funds for Haiti through the Hope Help […]
PHOTOS: A Massive Picnic With Celebrities And Polo Players On Governors Island
Lifestyle

The Seven Best Restaurant Wine Lists In New York City

[credit provider=”VinoFamily via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/vinofamily/3986933364/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Zagat’s Buzz Blog has just compiled a list of New York restaurants with top wine selections, and unsurprisingly, the top-rated bottles can be found at some of the city’s most chic, luxurious, and inventive culinary destinations.The list was compiled from the results of the 2011 […]
The Seven Best Restaurant Wine Lists In New York City
Lifestyle

The 15 Most Expensive Pictures Ever Taken

[credit provider=”BuzzFeed”] A few days ago, Cindy Sherman’s Untitled #96 sold for a whopping $3,890,500.Here’s a list of the most expensive pictures ever sold, which you can view for way, way less than 4 million dollars.
The 15 Most Expensive Pictures Ever Taken
Lifestyle

The 19 Greatest Roadside Attractions In America

[credit provider=”wikipedia commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_the_Elephant”] Roadside attractions are an old American tradition, but they continue to pop up in unexpected places today.They were originally meant to draw tourists in on their way someplace else; they can be whimsical, impressive, or just plain odd, with no real purpose at all.
The 19 Greatest Roadside Attractions In America
Lifestyle

WIKING: The New Drinking Trend Sweeping The Pacific Northwest

[credit provider=”goldberg via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/goldberg/4096888525/”] Now you can combine your passion for the great outdoors and taste for fine wine in a whole new way: wiking.The pastime, a combination of wine tasting and hiking, has become increasingly popular in Oregon, long a hiking destination and increasingly a popular spot for […]
WIKING: The New Drinking Trend Sweeping The Pacific Northwest
Markets

Wall Street’s favourite Drugs

[credit provider=” Dean812 via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/deanslife/1359287762/in/photostream/”] Here’s one sign Wall Street won’t get crushed by the recent regulation attacks.The people on Wall Street are getting stronger, physically and mentally. From an informal survey of sources, we’ve learned that there’s a bit of a health craze happening on Wall Street.
Wall Street’s favourite Drugs
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Meet The Magazine World’s Best Pop Culture Columnist

[credit provider=”Under30CEO.com”] With all due respect to Jerry Saltz, Hendrik Hertzberg, Christopher Hitchens, and James Walcott, Stephen Marche should emerge from Monday’s National Magazine Awards with an arched trophy.Esquire‘s “A Thousand Words About Our Culture” columnist is nominated for an Ellie in the Columns & Commentary section, and he should […]
Meet The Magazine World’s Best Pop Culture Columnist
Lifestyle

Celebrity Chef Anita Lo Tells Us The Best Place To Get Sushi In New York

[credit provider=”Briana McDonell”] Anita Lo may be best known for her wildly successful downtown Manhattan restaurant Annisa and recent stint on Top Chef Masters, but we were more impressed by the fact that she’s an avid fly fisher.We talked to Lo about angling, her favourite sushi spots, and her celebrity […]
Celebrity Chef Anita Lo Tells Us The Best Place To Get Sushi In New York
Markets

Caption Contest: What Did Stanley Druckenmiller Say To Gary Cohn Last Night?

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Bloomberg ” url=”http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-05/scene-last-night-druckenmillers-gary-cohn-kenneth-langone-larry-fink.html”] Last night financiers from banking, private equity and the hedge funds world gathered at Cipriani in midtown for the Langone Medical centre Violet Ball. Duquesne Capital’s Stanley Druckenmiller said hello to Goldman COO Gary Cohn “before the two waded into a maze of seated […]
Caption Contest: What Did Stanley Druckenmiller Say To Gary Cohn Last Night?
Lifestyle

How To Navigate A Wine List

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=red%20wine&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1302283427&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=723306f6432c4c22857c086ed8b04ac8&dbm=PY2007&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] It shouldn’t be a big secret that restaurants jack up the prices on wine. While a 200% mark-up may seem ludicrous, the reality is that restaurants pay the rent with their wine (and liquor) sales. It’s hard to make much of a profit selling food, surprising as […]
How To Navigate A Wine List
Markets

“Goldman Sachs Is Out-Of-Control Genius”

“How did Goldman Sachs take over the world?” Jon Stewart asked William Cohan, the author who is spilling all of Goldman Sachs’s secrets in a new book.”Spoiler alert,” Stewart said last night, “Goldman did it by going short on the world. They bet against the world and they won.”
“Goldman Sachs Is Out-Of-Control Genius”
Markets

A. Kunt Is The 10th Most Popular Person On Wall Street Today

Abdullah Kunt, an employee of the equity research firm, Global Menkul Degerler As, is the 10th most popular person on Wall Street today.Kunt, the Treasurer of Goldman Menkul Degerler, graduated from Robert College in 1989 and used to work at Global Yatırım Holding.
A. Kunt Is The 10th Most Popular Person On Wall Street Today
Strategy

9 Keys To Driving Cultural Change

After years of little growth, command and control management, and cost-cutting, the cultures of many organisations need rejuvenating and tweaking in order to thrive in today’s difficult and increasingly competitive business environment. But, changing culture is difficult. As Lou Gerstner, former CEO of IBM, wrote:   The hardest part of […]
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