Jeanie Shery

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Italy Beyond the Bucket List

You’ve gondola-ed Venice, bicycled Tuscany, shopped Milan, art-walked Florence, and climbed the hills of Rome—that’s pretty much it for Italy, right?<p>Not by a long shot. Just look at the map. Italy’s a boot, not a shoe, and there are lots of treasures to be discovered down around the ankle and heel, …

14 Air Travel Secrets From An Industry Insider | Inc.com

<i>What are the best airport hacks?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Annie Lindseth, Airport Planner</i><p>Almost everything …

Flying

The Takeaway: Designer Dror Benshetrit Shops in Istanbul

For buildings like New York’s SoHo Synagogue and for products for Tumi, Target, and Alessi, the Israeli-born Benshetrit finds inspiration in symmetry …

Coffee Drinks

How To Adjust Your Sleep Cycle After Travelling

<i>By Stephanie DeRosa</i><p>It's official: Labor Day weekend has come and gone, and with it the whirlwind summer days of traveling and blurry nights tinged with margarita memories. But even though you're curled up in bed at a responsible hour, your body refuses to co-operate. We've all been there: between …

Sleep

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …

Italy

Scientists grow mini human brains from stem cells | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have grown the first mini human brains in a laboratory and say their success could lead to new levels of understanding about the way brains develop and what goes wrong in disorders like schizophrenia and autism.<p>A cross-section of an entire organoid showing development …

Here’s what’s in store for India if the rupee continues to crumble

Currency traders and foreign investors may be fretting over their losing short-term bets on India’s troubled currency, but India itself has much bigger troubles in store if the recent nosedive of the rupee—it fell 4% today against the US dollar, and is down 27% over the last six …

Economics

Obama’s Affordable Care Act Looking a Bit Unaffordable

Re­pub­lic­ans have long blamed Pres­id­ent Obama’s sig­na­ture health care ini­ti­at­ive for in­creas­ing in­sur­ance costs, dub­bing it the …

Toyota Unveils Plans For 15 New Or Improved Hybrids (It Already Has 23)

Everyone knows Toyota Motor is the leading manufacturer of hybrid vehicles, dating back to the 1997 introduction of the first Prius compact.<p>But it’s not until you see every one of Toyota’s global hybrids — 23 models in all – lined up in a parking lot that you fully appreciate the Japanese …

Understanding What Your Logo Says About Your Brand

There have been a lot of changes at Yahoo! this past year under the helm of Marissa Mayer. In just one year, the new CEO has narrowed the company’s focus, purchased new properties and this past July has helped Yahoo! take the crown as the most trafficked internet property in the U.S., according to …

Three global stock picks with income potential

Henderson's Ben Lofthouse picks out three of the stocks he's been buying recently for his Global Equity Income Fund.<p>The Henderson Global Equity Income fund was launched in its current format in May 2012 and has returned 27pc over the year, versus 22.4pc for the sector.<p>Mr Lofthouse manages the £663m …

The Indian Rupee Just Had Its Best Day In 4 Years

The Indian rupee rollercoaster ride continues.<p>After booking its biggest loss in years 18 years, the rupee surged 3.2% against the dollar today. This was the biggest gain since May 2009.<p>Late Wednesday, the Reserve Bank of India said it will enter into USD-INR swaps with state-owned oil-marketing …

Bank of India

Why Twitter’s new Conversations view is a big deal and why it matters for its IPO

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Credit: Rani Molla<p>No one in Silicon Valley has any doubt that San Francisco-based Twitter is on a road to a public offering. …

Motorola unveils Moto X with 2,000 variations, including wood cover

After teasing it for weeks, Motorola finally unveiled its American-manufactured, customizable smartphone: the Moto X.<p>The Google-owned company said users will be able to customize a number of the parts on the Moto X, including various colors and materials such as wood. In total, more than 2,000 …