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The Best Select Shops in Hong Kong 2017

We pick the best that the city has to offer in menswear.<p>A blazing beacon of commerciality at the edge of Southern China’s Pearl River Delta, Hong …

The bad art of the non sequitur: Gibberish is the White House’s new normal

<b>(Reuters/Carlo Allegri)</b><p>We’re expected to live in a universe which is not only post-truth but altogether post-language and post-meaning<p>Todd Gitlin<p>March 27, 2017 8:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.<p>Once upon a time, there were presidents for whom English seemed their native …

Your New Late-Afternoon Obsession Is Here: Wine-Infused Coffee

Peanut butter and jelly have nothing on this.<p>While you may love that particular combo, there's about to be a new pairing that'll have you forgetting …

You’ll Never Guess Where Hillary Clinton Is Holding Her Election Night Party

Hillary Clinton has spent her whole damn career breaking through glass ceilings, and in 2008 she called the presidency the, “highest, hardest glass …

Hillary Clinton

There's a new “silent majority,” and it's voting for Hillary Clinton

Trump voters and Bernie Bros get all the press, but it’s Hillary voters who are going to win.<p>In a 1969 speech, then-President Richard Nixon directly addressed the “silent majority” of Americans who he hoped would support his middle path policy on Vietnam. The speech itself, if you read it, is …

‘Gotta cover our ass’: Connecticut police made up charges, ACLU lawsuit charges

Connecticut police are being sued by the ACLU over trumped up criminal charges against a protester filming his DUI checkpoint experience. The …

In movies, all the men are usually straight and all the gays are white. But not in the Korean American 'Spa Night'

When Andrew Ahn came out as gay, he was told by his Korean father that gay Koreans didn't exist; that being gay was an American concept and he was only gay because he was Korean American. That statement left Ahn feeling "fractured, like your Korean identity and your gay identity can't live in the …

LGBTQI

Where Design Lovers Should Shop in NYC Now

Thanks to a slew of new store openings, one SoHo street has become a veritable design district<p>As design-savvy New Yorkers skimmed the headlines and press releases announcing new design stores this summer, one common thread quickly became apparent: A bevy of new shops were cropping up along one SoHo …

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

Journalism

Shake Shack's Got Seoul: Photos From Its South Korean Debut

Shake Shack is on a mission to conquer the world with crinkle fries, and today marked its entrance into yet another new market: South Korea. A massive crowd of people lined up in anticipation of the burger chain's Friday morning debut in Seoul's Gangnam district, and former Eater intern Matty Kim …

30 mouthwatering foods everyone should try in South Korea

Korean food is special, as it's closely connected to the country's culture and history. It is also extremely bold in flavor. In fact, Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN's "Parts Unknown," loves Korean cuisine. He told AdWeek's Lisa Granatstein, "It's so delicious and exciting. [It's] what the cool kids …

South Korea

Here's What An Undercover CIA Agent Learned About Foreign Policy

When you picture an undercover CIA agent, you may think of Claire Danes on <i>Homeland</i>. But the CIA isn't just the stuff of action movies and TV dramas. …

Girl Squad

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton greets Elizabeth Warren in the cream-and-coral sunroom of her home on Embassy Row.<p>“Elizabeth, welcome,” Clinton says, smiling stiffly. “I was worried that you were lost since it was taking you so-o-o-o long to finally get here.”<p>“Hahaha,” Warren replies. “I’ve always …

New York killed my dating life — and I couldn’t be happier now

<b>Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis in "Sex and the City 2" (New Line CInema)</b><p>“If you think the San Francisco dating scene is bad, wait till you get to New York,” people warned me<p>Emily J. Smith<p>June 11, 2016 11:30pm (UTC)<p>“Don’t give up, ” my friend urged me, my …

Aer Travel Pack

Just about two years ago now Aer jumped on Kickstarter with a bag that they believed was the ideal solution for carrying office and gym essentials. …

Story of cities #50: the reclaimed stream bringing life to the heart of Seoul

When the Cheonggyecheon Stream replaced a traffic-filled stretch of elevated freeway with public space, water and vegetation it looked like a modern urbanist’s dream. The reality is more complicated, finds <b>Colin Marshall</b><p>In September 2005, the new Cheonggyecheon Stream opened in downtown Seoul, …

How one woman beat the big banks: The amazing, true story about how Wall Street’s mortgage fraud unraveled

<b>(AP/David J. Phillip)</b><p>Sued by a giant bank, Lisa Epstein didn’t have many options. Then she found the small print that changed everything<p>David Dayen<p>May 22, 2016 9:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud”<p>None of Lisa …

We visit a conveyor belt BBQ offering Japan's best beef at only a fraction of the price【Pics】

Say hello to some the country’s best barbecue, or <i>yakiniku</i>, featuring cuts of highly sought-after Matsusaka beef.<p>Out of all of premium beef you can …

Japan

The end to Japan’s famed fish market

With the world’s most famous fish market, Tsukiji, moving to a new, more polished location, a long and lively tradition is finally coming to an end.<p>It was 3:30 am when I finally worked up the courage to leave Jonathan’s, a 24-hour diner in Tokyo’s Chuo ward. I walked out into the frigid winter air …

This Social Security claiming strategy could add thousands to your retirement income

The 2015 bi-partisan budget act killed the "File and Suspend" as of April 29. But that doesn't mean the end of smart Social Security election options …

Bank5 Connect Offers Best Checking Account of 2016

<i>By Valencia Higuera, Contributor</i><p>Whether you're opening your first checking account or transitioning to an interest checking account, choosing the best checking account can be a daunting task. Just about every brick-and-mortar bank has its own selection of checking products, plus there's the task of …

World's first 24-hour Hello Kitty cafe opens at Singapore Changi Airport

SINGAPORE — You'll now want to get to the airport super early just so you can dine at the brand new Hello Kitty themed cafe with the world's most …

Hello Kitty

Three Years in San Francisco

I had only been to San Francisco on random business trips and a couple of times with my family when I was very young. It seemed like a place I might …

Leadership

For Law Students to Use with Family and Friends: Why I Cannot Be Your Lawyer or Even Your "Lawyer"

As a teacher, I would like to do my students a favor. I am a law professor. Almost all of my students, earlier than they expected, run into a family member who pulls them aside to confide a tale of woe or check about a business proposition. Their relative needs pro bono help.<p>Here is my good turn to …

Neuroscience discovers 5 things that will make you happy

So what's going to make you happy? Let's get more specific: What's going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let's focus on things that are simple and easy …

You don’t know what you’ve got (till it’s gone) in Tokyo’s nagaya

After hearing rumors that one of my favorite hideaways in Tokyo, the Sanuki Club, is slated for demolition, I stand outside the hotel’s front gates …

Cortana on Windows 10: Tips and tricks for Microsoft's personal digital assistant

One of the key features of Windows 10 is Cortana personal digital assistant that helps users get their work done quickly and easily. By learning …

The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans

Nearly half of Americans would have trouble finding $400 to pay for an emergency. I’m one of them.<p>Since 2013, the Federal Reserve Board has conducted a survey to “monitor the financial and economic status of American consumers.” Most of the data in the latest survey, frankly, are less than …

Personal Finance

25 Trip-Worthy Spots Away from Seoul

<i>Photos by Christina Riley of DukeStewartWrites.com</i><p>Seoul is an awesome city with so much to do that many of its residents and visitors want to leave. However, you're missing out if you don't give the rest of the country at least a chance. Here are 25 trip-worthy spots away from Seoul that will …

The ‘Peace Pentagon,’ an Activist Office in NoHo, Is Forced to Move

For decades, members of left-leaning groups have used a pale brick building in Lower Manhattan as a base to work on campaigns and plan protest rallies. But a recent meeting concerned a different sort of logistics.<p>Members of the War Resisters League, Global Revolution TV and other groups that rent …