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One of the Best Places to Eat in Tokyo Is at 7-Eleven

Several years ago I was preparing for a study-abroad trip to Japan when one of the program directors told the group of assembled students that we …

7-Eleven

Recipe: Berry Pineapple Fruit Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

My favorite approach to cooking — especially when it comes to potlucks, parties, and picnics — is to start with a dish that's a well-loved, familiar …

Resolution Recipes: 16 Wholesome Dishes for 2017

If you vowed to eat healthier in 2017, you're in luck. All of these wholesome recipes are easy to prepare, satisfying <i>and</i> delicious. Happy New Year!<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprouts Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan, and a …

10 Best Brunch Recipes For Holiday Houseguests

The big feast is behind us, but there are still hungry houseguests to feed. Treat your company to a homemade brunch, from an elegant spinach and cheese strata to muffins bursting with fresh blueberries.<p><b>1. Spinach & Cheese Strata</b><p>This elegant brunch strata -- really a savory bread pudding with …

Oregon stand-off: Wildlife refuge occupiers in shock acquittal

<b>Seven leaders of an armed militia who led a 41-day stand-off at a US federal wildlife refuge in Oregon have been cleared of the charges against them.</b><p>The surprise verdict acquitted them of conspiracy and firearms offences.<p>A lawyer for one of the leaders, Ammon Bundy, was tackled to the ground by US …

6 Unexpected Day Trips from Paris

If you ever want a change of pace from the Parisian cafes that inspired Toulouse-Lautrec's paintings and Hemingway's memoirs, consider a sojourn from …

France

Pakistani social media star strangled by her brother in ‘honor’ killing

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Qandeel Baloch, one of Pakistan’s most famous and controversial social media stars, has been strangled to death in what police …

These Are Your Favorite Chefs' Most Popular Grilled Recipes

Successful grilling during the Summer starts with a flawless recipe, and these are some of the most popular from your favorite Food Network stars. Whether you're craving skirt steak or lighter fare, like chicken, turn to these recipes and you won't be sorry.<p>Bobby Flay: Grilled Corn<p>The trick to …

Wealth Management Is The Most Profitable Business Model For Financial Advisors

Among the three types of business models adopted by financial advisors, wealth management is regularly the most profitable. This does not say that the other two types of business models cannot be very economically rewarding, as a well-structured and executed multi-family office model can probably …

Financial Planning

Les Tuileries: The Phantom Palace of Paris

The Parisian residence of kings and emperors disappeared almost 150 years ago, but its shadow, and its ghosts, remain.<p><i>This is part of our weekly</i> …

The VICE Guide to Miami

Miami + VICE. Need we say more?<p>Miami is not red, white, and blue through and through. Miami has more colors—and not just the aqua waves or pink- and green-painted buildings silhouetted against purple and orange sunsets. Though it has all of that too.<p>Miami's skin has more shades. Hispanic residents …

Is There Truth in the Statement That ALL Nonprofits Are Actually Businesses?

In my opinion, too many board and staff members in the nonprofit environment:<p><i>Do not realize</i> that a nonprofit can focus even more effectively on "caring" missions, visions and values while operating under a business model. Many functions of a business and are the same for both types of organizations …

15 Android Apps That Will Make Your iPhone Friends Jealous

Today, most apps launch on both Android and iOS, but the most interesting Android apps are exclusive to Android because they do something Apple wouldn't allow.<p>From an app that lets you message your friends while still watching Netflix to an app that lets you hack your smartphone's LED lights for …

Putting Time In Perspective - UPDATED

Humans are good at a lot of things, but putting time in perspective is not one of them. It’s not our fault—the spans of time in human history, and …

Check out this genius, low-tech coffee-freshness-monitoring hack

I'm sitting at a general aviation airport lobby in Florida, where my boyfriend's about to fly a plane to carry us somewhere interesting. Here at the …