Alex LaPointe

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I've Been to 100 Caribbean Islands—This Is the One I Always Recommend

The Caribbean is synonymous with idyllic white-sand beaches and azure water, but for traveler and journalist Ashlan Cousteau, that's just one of the …

Hurricane Maria

Here's How To Watch The Marvel Movies In Chronological Order

Keep this handy for all future MCU marathons.<p>The MCU can be challenging in this regard, because typically the release order has little to do with the actual timeline of events. Plus the plots of some movies overlap, while others move back and forth through time, making it hard to nail down one …

Lonely Planet Editors Agree: These Are the 5 Best Places to Visit in Europe

Summer is fast approaching and if you've been thinking about going on vacation in Europe, Lonely Planet has done the hard work for you. The travel …

Loneliness

I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

Amalfi Coast

30 Must-Read Books

If there were one list of absolute must-read books, what would you put on it? We asked 31 noted authors that question; here are their picks.<p>1 of</i> …

Books

Fred Hersch Presents: 11 Influential Jazz Recordings to Listen to Now

These albums have all been important to me in various ways. This list is in no particular order. Enjoy!<p><b>1. Miles Davis’s “Friday & Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk”</b><p>This album really cemented my desire to make jazz my life. The immediacy of the live recording is my favorite format these days. The way …

Flute

12 ninja movies you need to watch before you die

We don't want to get too dark here, but the fact of the matter is that we all have a limited time in our lives—especially given the overwhelming …

The 125 most important finance people you have to follow on Twitter

Bill Ackman, one of the most famous hedge fund managers and founder of Pershing Square Capital, joined twitter last week.<p>While @billackman1 has yet to tweet, some of his rivals and industry counterparts have been tweeting for a while.<p>With huge names like Carl Icahn, Ray Dalio, Lloyd Blankfein, Jeff …

11 travel secrets from a 29-year-old who has visited every country on earth

Where to visit, eat and stay — even if you’re on a budget<p>It took 29-year-old travel blogger Henrik Jeppesen eight years to visit every country on …

If You’re Planning To Pick A Murakami, Here’s A List Of His 10 Best Books

You're probably living under a metaphorical rock if you haven't at least come across a quote by the literary genius Haruki Murakami. A Japanese …

Haruki Murakami

Stock traders swear by these 12 technical indicators

However, if you dabble in the stock market on a day-to-day basis, or if you simply want to know what drives the thinking of other market participants, it can be very beneficial to understand the basics of technical indicators.<p>Many traders swear by them to help with the timing of their trades or to …

A policy expert explains how anti-intellectualism gave rise to Donald Trump

For decades, the Republican Party has worn a "know-nothing" facade to appeal to ordinary Americans, but it’s no longer just talk — they have truly created a “know-nothing” candidate with Donald Trump.<p>That’s according to Max Boot, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a former …

The Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers …

6 Story Arcs Define Western Literature, Data-Mining Study Reveals - D-brief

By Nathaniel Scharping | July 6, 2016 3:18 pm<p>(Credit: jorisvo/Shutterstock)<p>Almost the entirety of Western literature can be fit neatly into just six …

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

10 Pharrell-Produced Songs That Sound Nothing Like Pharrell

Every music producer has their signature style, but to have a decade-spanning career like Pharrell Williams’, you have to know when to switch it up — …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Franz Ferdinand - Stand On The Horizon (Frankie & The Heartstrings Cover)

J Mascis - Wide Awake

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