Jacob Frehn

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A French footwear brand is making entirely sustainable versions of your favorite classic sneakers

As appearances go, the popular sneakers by French-Brazilian brand Veja are simple. Many take inspiration from your favorite classic court shoes, such as Adidas Stan Smiths, Keds Champions, or Nike Blazers. Others resemble stripped-down versions of high-end sneakers from pricey labels, such as …

Lose Yourself in this Atlas of the World’s Lost Cities

Cities that continue to stand long past their glory days are particularly poignant.<p>Mandu, an abandoned ancient city in northern India with a timeless …

Gordon Ramsey Demonstrates How To Master 5 Cooking Skills

You can say a lot of bad things about Gordon Ramsay if you base your opinion solely on the way he acts on TV, but all that cursing and screaming is …

3 Las Vegas restaurants to try now, and they're not all on the Strip

It can be argued that more than any other city in the U.S., it is easiest to find a great meal in Las Vegas. The city is home to restaurants by some of the best chefs in the world, including Joël Robuchon and Jean-Georges Vongerichten. If there's a successful chain somewhere, you're sure to find a …

Best places to eat and drink in Japan: readers’ travel tips

It might not be hard to find great sushi in Tokyo, or a gem of a saki bar, but where would you go for the best okonomiyaki pancakes, takoyaki octopus balls, gold ice-cream or udon noodles?<p>I’ve eaten the most rarefied meals of my life in Japan, but it’s hard to beat the charms of a £2 portion of …

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Stunning portraits show the diversity of beauty in India, across age and class

For almost three years, Noroc Mihaela has traveled the world with a backpack and a camera to capture the diversity of female beauty around the world, for her project Atlas of Beauty. For the project’s latest installment, the Romanian photographer spent two months in India photographing women from …

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Outdoor Photographer of the Year: Finalists | CNN Travel

What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know Before Moving to Silicon Valley

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Pack Your Lunch in Style With This Modern Lunch Box

Bringing a packed lunch to work can be a bit of a drag. With a variety of options waiting outside your office building, it’s tempting to put up with …

Drake's Collaborators Share Their Toronto Haunts

You may not know the names Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman of the house-R&B group Majid Jordan, but you know their work. The two co-wrote the Drake hit, “Hold On, We’re Going Home.” And on February 5th, the duo released their own self-titled album via Drake’s label, OVO Sound, in partnership …

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Women are trolling Piers Morgan with pictures of their cleavage

LONDON — Piers Morgan is in a Twitter spat with Susan Sarandon over a photo of her from the SAG Awards last Sunday. Now, women across the world are …

Spiced Salmon Kebabs

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>Here's a little trick: Thread salmon pieces onto two skewers so they don't flip and spin every time you turn them on the grill.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano<p>2 teaspoons sesame seeds<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1 teaspoon kosher …

The 5 Affordable Bottles to Make Sure You Have (a Lot of) at Your Wedding

You know what people want to do at weddings? Drink. So let them.<p>An open bar is worth the splurge—nothing takes the life out of a party like having to leave the dance floor to get your wallet. But you don’t have to break the bank or settle for whatever off-brand booze your budget or your venue calls …

Why Wall Street is going nuts for a rapper-endorsed restaurant chain that’s a mix between Chipotle and Buffalo Wild Wings

Wingstop's business is on fire.<p>The company recently went public and the fast casual restaurant's stock is soaring.<p>Wingstop plans to continue expanding. The chain, which was founded in 1994, already has over 750 units around the world.<p>Wingstop is somewhere between a Buffalo Wild Wings and a …

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USD, Oil And The Fate Of Emerging Markets

The futures contract for WTI crude oil delivered in August has rallied 22% since May 20. Much of the move is explainable by various short-term catalysts. Upheavals in the Middle East, stronger demand from China, and US inventories falling from extraordinarily high levels have all contributed to the …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

Steak Tacos with Cilantro-Radish Salsa

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Radishes make a crunchy salsa for this steak taco recipe—or for any other tacos you’re serving this summer.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>1 pound skirt or flank steak<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>½ cup fresh …

How Not to Screw Up Sangria, So You Can Make Fruit & Booze Magic at Home

There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>Unfortunately, there's a lot of subpar sangria out there these days. It's easy to fall victim to a syrupy glass (or four) of "sugar wine," and wake up the next day with a splitting headache. …

Why one lawyer gave up a 6-figure salary to serve tacos from a truck

Eric Silverstein, the founder and chef behind The Peached Tortilla. The Peached Tortilla<p>"Sometimes, when food trucks go brick-and-mortar, they'll drive the food truck into the restaurant," says Eric Silverstein, referring to those who try to replicate the same menu and persona.<p>But it's a different …

Why you should shop at Whole Foods on Wednesdays

Whole Foods is notorious for its high prices, but there are some tricks you can use to save money.<p>In fact, shopping on Wednesday could save you a lot.<p>"Mark your calendar for Wednesdays, as that's the day our sales for the previous week and the coming week overlap, so there are tons of discounts …

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Ancient trade route shows the value of gold back to 2,500 BCE

Archaeologists at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom have discovered a prehistoric gold trade route between Ireland and southwest England that dates as far back as the Bronze Age, or about 2500 B.C.<p>The route's existence implies that gold workers in Ireland chose to import the metal …

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Energy Nations Better Watch Out as Saudis Open Stock Market

Global equity markets are waking up to a new $558 billion magnet pulling cash out of developing nations from Russia to Malaysia.<p>As Saudi Arabia lifts …

Best & Worst Burrito at Chipotle

Both are worthy of applause, but don’t let that and the chain’s rep for being a healthy option blind you to the fact that it’s still fast food. And …

Can Kazakhstan’s Silicon Valley Effort Succeed?

In early June 2015, Kazakhstan news agency Today.kz announced that information technology giants, General Electric, Samsung, and Microsoft would be …

The 8 Essential Miami Food Trucks

And they said that food trucks were just a fad. Since being introduced to South Florida in 2010 the meals on wheels have gained in popularity with dozens and dozens of choices out there on the road. With so many options, which ones are worth your time — and calories?<p>Below we've rounded up eight …

A hungry traveller's guide to Korean street food

In South Korea you are never far from delicious street eats to satisfy a kimchi craving. Skewers of tangy chargrilled chicken, seafood pancakes with kimchi pizzazz, and golden fish-shaped waffles with a sweet surprise filling can even make for a full meal.<p>Eat Korean style, not walking but rubbing …

Iceland Recovering Fastest In Europe After Jailing Bankers Instead Of Bailing Them Out

After Iceland suffered a heavy hit in the 2008-2009 financial crisis, which famously resulted in convictions and jail terms for a number of top …

Whole Foods Looks At Whole Picture And Makes Organic Growers Angry

Whole Foods is famous mainly for two things: having lots of organic food products for sale and being very expensive. Recently, they have been introducing a comprehensive system of conveying to their shoppers the environmental and social attributes of their food. In this system, dubbed “Responsibly …

Love Halloumi? You Need to Know About Bread Cheese

No, there's no bread in bread cheese—but we love it anyway.<p>If you're so lucky to come across a package labeled "bread cheese" the next time you hit up the cheese counter, don't ask questions—just buy it. Bring it home and heat it up however you'd like—in the toaster oven, microwave, sautéed in a …