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A $1,000 Day in San Francisco for $100

Tom Wolfe, chief concierge at the Fairmont San Francisco, greeted me in the lobby of the palatial hotel, which opened in 1907 atop the expensive Nob Hill enclave. Impeccably dressed in a three-piece suit festooned with decorative pins, Mr. Wolfe claims to be first concierge in the United States — …

23 examples of Tiger Woods' insane competitiveness

From his cold demeanor on the course, relentless work ethic, and desire to do nothing else but win, there are endless stories about Woods' insane competitiveness.<p>Woods is back in the spotlight this week as he is in contention at The Open for the first time in years. Relive some of the greatest …

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19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot. Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey baked goods and thick Greek yogurt.<p>Yep, it's a pretty …

What To Do With an Overload of Brussels Sprouts

<i>Winter is coming and we're serious about keeping farmers market produce on the menu. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Cooks shows us how to store, prep, and make the most of it, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: Make a smarter stuffing, with</i> <i>brussels sprouts, and learn the finer points of sprout</i> …

How to Motivate Yourself When Your Boss Doesn’t

Let’s face it: some bosses are not inspiring. They don’t motivate us to perform at our best — let alone improve our skills. What should you do if your boss is too hands-off, ambivalent, or downright demotivating? How can you keep your engagement up and your own professional goals on track? Is it …

Mystery mini-sub vindicates Swedish navy | Financial Times

They came, they saw (eventually), and they pledged to conquer if it ever happens again.<p>The week-long search of the Stockholm archipelago by Sweden’s …

Amazing video: Extreme surfers in the Arctic | CNN Travel