Andrew Foscone

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Big Tobacco Fumes Over New EU Salvo in Cigarette Smuggling War

A European Union plan to crack down on cigarette smuggling has manufacturers such as British American Tobacco Plc up in arms about red tape, …

19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29

A lot happens in those 10 years.<p>It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on …

Motivation

4 Mediterranean Diet Recipes To Make This Week

As far as diets go, the Mediterranean diet is one of the few which truly stands the test of time (and scientific research).<p>The Mediterranean diet …

The slopes, the powder and the prices make Japan a worthy ski trip

You don’t have to go to Japan to ski, eat sushi and soak in geothermal hot springs. But if you want deep powder without lift lines for $40 a day, the best sushi and ramen in the world in intimate, family-run restaurants and a naked soak in a 105-degree spring with a view of the volcano that is …

Skiing

This Former Cirque Du Soleil Gymnast Makes Working Out with Kids Look Easy

This takes #fitfam to a whole other level<p>Handstands are tough as it is. Now think of doing one with two toddlers hanging from your back. Sounds near …

Cirque du Soleil

45 Everyday Phrases Coined By Shakespeare

April 23rd is generally considered to be a good day to celebrate the birth of England’s greatest poet and playwright, <b>William Shakespeare</b>. This is …

How to See the Total Solar Eclipse, No Matter Where You Are

Starstruck<p>Skywatchers around the world can see a supermoon eclipsing the sun via live feed.<p>Starstruck<p>Lucky skywatchers in Southeast Asia get a rare front-row seat to a total eclipse on March 8 and 9, and Pacific islanders will see a still-dazzling partial eclipse. But the rest of the world doesn’t …

Telescopes

This Viral Video Shows Just How Much Women Are Objectified in Ads

We all know that sex sells—and not just lingerie and high heels but handbags, pickup trucks, and even burgers. And by sex, we mean women's bodies, displayed in overtly explicit ways that make us cringe. But a new video from the ad agency Badger & Winters is asking if there isn't a better …

High Heels

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

Motivation

57 Inspirational Quotes From 'Star Wars' and George Lucas

This wisdom from a long time ago and a galaxy far, far, away will inspire you to be thoughtful, brave, and successful.<p>When I was 12 years old, I stood in line for three hours to see a new space adventure. I was so entranced I went back six times over the next several days to see it again. For the …

George Lucas

I Had No Alcohol and No Coffee for 15 Months and This Is What Happened

Exactly today I haven't had a single drop of alcohol or coffee in 15 months.<p>A couple of my friends on Facebook & Twitter asked me to write about my experience, so here it is, in a nutshell.<p>With over a year of no alcohol & coffee, I did notice some side effects.<p>Here is what I learned.<p><b>I save $1000</b> …

E-Cigs’ Inconvenient Truth: It’s Much Safer to Vape

Daniel Walsh was first drawn to electronic cigarettes for the same reason millions of smokers have taken up the devices. “I was a guy who could work …

How Technology Will Transform Retirement

Get ready for a new array of devices and services that will make it easier to work, stay healthy, live at home and remain connected to friends and family<p>By<p>Joseph F. Coughlin<p>For the next generation of retirees, the question that will trump all others will be a simple one: How do you add life to …

Retirement

Gary Clark Jr.: 5 Songs I Wish I’d Written

B.B. King, “You’re Still My Woman”<p>On <i>Live in Japan</i>, there's a place where the band breaks down, and he goes into this run that is so jazzy, funky, raw …

Music

This British woman's terrifying Halloween face paintings are the stuff of nightmares

LONDON — If you're looking for a way to scare off trick-or-treaters this Halloween (or if you're a trick-or-treater hoping to give one of your …

An Oral History of Langtang, the Valley Destroyed by the Nepal Earthquake

On April 25 of this year, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal at 11:56 a.m., local time. Half a million homes across the country were leveled and more than 8,500 people were killed, including 19 climbers and Sherpas who died in an avalanche that roared through Mount Everest Base Camp. While images …

The Death and Life of Atlantic City

Zeno’s paradox down the shore.<p>Mike Hauke opened a pizza and sub shop in Atlantic City in 2009, but only after he had failed in nine tries to rent the space to somebody else. He had bought the building three years earlier on the advice of his father, an accountant who considered distressed real …

How To Live To 102

Doctors say that healthy habits will help get you to age 85, but how to live beyond that remains a medical mystery. We interviewed people in their 100s to find out how they did it. (Pictured here: Daisy McFadden, 101.)

6 Signs Your Finances Are in Great Health

Rock your finances.<p>You have six months of take-home pay socked away in an emergency fund. You pride yourself on your 720 credit score. And you …

Personal Finance

What's coming and going on Netflix for May 2015

May will see a lot movies going offline at Netflix. "Fantastic Voyage" will stream no more starting on May 1. The movie's got a special place in my heart when my high school biology teacher played it in class. It's definitely worth catching before it disappears. The original "RoboCop" disappears on …

Entertainment

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …