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The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Pacific Ocean

What happened to indie music | Anwen Crawford

Young white men with beards beyond their years put me in mind of a band from the ’90s, whose influence has long outlived their actual career. And …

The defining difference between Japanese and American work cultures can be boiled down to a word without a direct English translation

Ben Cole, an associate professor of strategy at Fordham University in New York City, once took a group of students on a trip to Japan.<p>Cole had previously lived and worked in Japan for nine years, and he'd arranged for the group to take the train from Narita airport to Tokyo.<p>At a stop along the way, …

The 30 Sexiest Movies Ever Made

From the art house to late-night cable.<p>Sex, when depicted in film, can be at times awkward, weird, scary, or downright funny—but in the hands of the right director, it can be all of those things—<i>and</i> titillating, pushing the boundaries and taboos of what we think we're allowed to see on screen. …

Universal Pictures

Instant Pot Dynamite Cold Tonic

If you need to jolt a cold out of your body with brute force, you might consider starting here. This head-clearing, sniffle-blasting tonic is the …

Instant Pot

Here’s How to Make Anthony Bourdain’s Favorite Pasta at Home

Anthony Bourdain's favorite city in the world is Tokyo, but if he's looking for pasta, he goes straight to Italy. On a famous episode of Bourdain's <i>No</i> …

Italian Food

With cryptocurrency, buy the substance, sell the hype

The prevailing wisdom for cryptocurrency founders is that you win through hype: talk like an infomercial, parade clownish speakers around conferences, and attack critics relentlessly for “spreading FUD.” That approach works; many aggressive entrants have muscled their way to the top of the charts …

Cryptocurrency

Ripple's Cofounder Is Now One of the World's Richest People

A cryptocurrency mogul is now one of the richest people in the world — at least on paper.<p>Chris Larsen, the cofounder, executive chairman, and former …

Top income investor: ten stocks you should own for the next decade

Shares around the world look expensive as markets have marched up over recent years but it’s still possible to find high-quality businesses, trading at attractive valuations – and paying a sustainable dividend.<p>With this in mind, we've found 10 stocks across the globe that balance cash generation …

Everything you wanted to know about bitcoin but were afraid to ask

The value of cryptocurrencies is rising fast. But is it sustainable? And how does it work, anyway? These questions, and many more, answered…<p>The money has become too much to ignore and so bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are back in the news. You may have heard about Ethereum, a cryptocurrency that has …

Bitcoin

The daring cross-Paris dash Brits must do if heading to the Alps by rail

If you like the idea of a relaxing, scenic journey from the UK to the Alps this winter, you are in good company.<p>Though the rail journey caters for travellers of all ilks heading to the likes of Geneva, Chambery or Annecy, every season it is most popular with thousands of skiers wishing to avoid …

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

Fadge - Irish Potato Bread Recipe

Fadge is the name given to potato bread and is used mainly, but not exclusively, in Northern Ireland and in parts of Northern England. Every part of …

Change these 3 camera settings in iOS 11

With a new file format and photo filters, there are some new camera settings iPhone photographers need to check or change.<p>Changes to Live Photos may have grabbed headlines, but iOS 11 introduces some under-the-hood changes to the way your iPhone snaps photos. The biggest of which is the new HEIF …

Mobile Photography

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Google reveals the top things people want to find out ‘How to’ do

Google has a new website compiled using search data and built by its News Lab, working together with Xaquin G.V., an interactive visual data journalist. The site uses data related to searches made by users about “How To” do things, which represents a massive amount of activity on Google, it turns …

Flora Shedden: my favourite ice cream recipes

Some time ago, while at school, I won a cooking competition (the appropriately named Highland Chef). My prize, alongside my first Jamie Oliver cookbook, was an ice cream maker. It was a basic creation that consisted of freezing a round base and then pouring chilled custard on top, but it was a …

Ice Cream

12 Deodorants to Keep You Smelling Fresh

Sweating is fine. Stinking is not.<p>There's no shame in perspiration; your body needs to naturally regulate its temperature and manage stress. If your sweat is offensive, however—that is, if you <i>stink</i>—then you've got a problem. A good deodorant should mask any musk that comes with the day's many …

Coconut

10 Slow Cooker Dinners To Make on Busy Weeknights

On any week that's peppered with late nights at the office and activities like sports practice, piano lessons, or book club, getting dinner on the …

Cooking

Ten chocolate-box villages within reach of London

Some places in London may claim 'village' status – yes, we're looking at you Dulwich - but nothing beats sitting in a proper country pub on a …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Scoop of the year – my time studying at Gelato University

The Italians take their ice-cream so seriously they have a university and museum dedicated to it. But while lessons were tough, the recipes are straightforward<p>It’s 30C outside, or at least it feels like it. The sunshine is beaming through the windows, tinged green and pink from the countryside …

Italy

A Hypnotic Look at How Japanese Samurai Swords Are Made

Paper, books, wooden joints, tea whisks — Japanese culture has, for seemingly all of its long recorded history, greatly esteemed the making of …

Los Angeles

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Sleep Cure: The Fountain of Youth May Be Closer Than You Ever Thought

Mark Zielinski knew he was onto something when his mice stopped sleeping. Normally, the animals woke and slept on a 12-hour cycle. When the lights …

Mexican-chocolate cake is blow-them-away fabulous and super easy to make

It all started with a recipe in Michael Solomonov's <i>Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking</i>. The recipe, for a flourless chocolate cake – in which Solomonov …

10 Easy Pieces: Whetstones to Sharpen Tools

It can be a very meditative undertaking in winter to clean, sharp, and polish garden tools. God knows there won’t be time once spring is upon us. To …

Tiger makes millions for couple who brought Danish store to UK

Philip and Emma Bier sell stake in homeware retailer for many millions 11 years after opening first shop in Britain<p>The couple who brought the Danish homewares retailer Tiger to Britain have received a multimillion-pound windfall after selling their stake in the business.<p>Philip and Emma Bier opened …

eCommerce

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook