Casey Martner

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Ritz-Carlton’s new cruise liners are the last word in luxury travel for the ‘1 per centers’ | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

Last year the Ritz-Carlton Hotel revealed plans for a luxury cruise line, with three cruise ships set to begin sailing in 2020. Now, reservations are …

Hospitality

The Corn of the Future Is Hundreds of Years Old and Makes Its Own Mucus

In the 1980s, Howard-Yana Shapiro, now chief agricultural officer at Mars, Incorporated, was looking for new kinds of corn. He was in the Mixes …

Farming

Anna Faris' $2M Hollywood Hills Mansion is a Mid-Century Modern Dream

Nothing says Hollywood glamour more than mid-century modern design, and Anna Faris' home in Nicholas Canyon just beyond the iconic Sunset Strip is no …

Anna Faris

Love Island's Megan Barton-Hanson revealed as escort who dated Sugar Daddies and was showered with cash and gifts

LOVE Island finalist Megan Barton-Hanson worked as an escort who dated Sugar Daddies.<p>The former stripper, 24, hooked up with older men who showered …

Love Island

New Photos Of Star Golfer Paige Spiranac Are Going Viral

Paige Spiranac’s profile continues to rise on social media.<p>The star golfer has compiled more than 1.5 million followers on Instagram. Her posts go …

Golf

HGTV’s Open Kitchen Concept Is a Horrible Idea. Here's Why.

I can get behind a design trend just as fast as the next person. Exposed brick? Sliding barn doors? Reclaimed wood?

Kitchens

Koch Network Pushes Back on Trump's Washington

Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch and the network of advocacy groups that enjoy his backing are doing little to mask their disgust with …

Middle-class

The Essential Weekend Guide to St. Michaels, Maryland

1. Rise and Shine<p>In a bright white cottage in the middle of the Historic District, Agave Arts & Juicing Company is the ideal morning launching pad. …

Virginia

Here’s the final nail in the coffin of open plan offices

A new study from Harvard Business School finds that open plan offices don’t live up to the hype–in fact, the idea that they promote interaction is dead wrong.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> The Conversation<i>.</i><p>Open plan offices have taken off because of a desire to increase interaction and …

Employment

The death of truth: how we gave up on facts and ended up with Trump

Trump made 2,140 false or misleading claims during his first year in office – an average of 5.9 a day<p>For decades, objectivity – or even the aim of ascertaining the best available truth – has been falling out of favour<p>Doubt is our product, since it is the best means of competing with the ‘body of …

Fake News

Bentley Mulsanne W.O. Edition By Mulliner Announced

Bentley has announced a new limited edition version of their Muslanne, the Bentley Mulsanne W.O. Edition by Mulliner.<p>There will be just 100 of the …

A survey finds that Americans think the best president in their lifetime was Obama

<b>(CNN) —</b> The "Yes We Can" years still mean a lot to many Americans.<p>Evidence of that is borne out in a new Pew Research Center poll released this week that places former President Barack Obama at the top of a list of best presidents of Americans' lifetimes.<p>Fourty-four percent of Americans say Obama …

Ronald Reagan

30 Cheap Kitchen Cabinet Add-Ons You Can DIY

These inexpensive, easy-to-build cabinet projects will help you take advantage of every nook and cranny of your kitchen storage space.<p>Vertical …

An Amazing Airplane Engine Powered Motorcycle Sporting Hubless Wheels and True Sci-Fi Style

Former F1 racer and designer Taso Marques has created the TMC Dumont, an incredibly sleek, low-to-the-ground motorcycle that sports an airplane …

Time To Call Trump By His Real Name -- Economic Traitor

It’s high time we called Trump by his real name – <i>traitor</i>, perhaps our country’s worst traitor ever. I speak not of his attack on our allies, his appeasement of our adversaries, his assault on the press, his coddling of racists, his repulsive misogyny, his rampant corruption, his terrible cronyism, …

Economics

FIFA Cracks Down on ‘Hot Female Fan’ Shots During World Cup

Soccer is finally kicking sexism to the curb—or at least it’s trying to.<p>According to <i>The Irish Examiner</i>, the anti-discrimination group Fare Network …

Fancy kitchen inspiration: open shelving.

I have been spending an unholy amount of time on the internet, scrolling for sparks— those IDEAS that jump out of nowhere. I’m trying to figure out …

What If Trump Has Been a Russian Asset Since 1987?

On June 14, 2016, the Washington <i>Post</i> reported that Russian hackers had broken into the Democratic National Committee’s files and gained access to its …

Boris Johnson Has Ruined Britain

LONDON — LONDON — For the second time in three years, Boris Johnson, a politician whose ambition and superficial charm far outstrip his ability, judgment or principles, is destabilizing the British government and threatening the country’s future.<p>On Monday, Mr. Johnson, in protest against Prime …

Great Britain

Laser-Shooting Planes Uncover the Horror and Humanity of World War I

In the west of Belgium, near the French border, the A19 motorway ends in a four-lane, unfinished overpass. There’s no mountain here, no ocean, no …

Readers’ Choice 2018 First Place: Home on the Intracoastal Waterway

Through a series of structural and planning moves at the inception of the project, the design/build team met the challenges of building on a …

The strange case of Ford’s attempt to avoid the ‘chicken tax’

Brand-new Ford Transit Connect vans, made in Spain, are dropped off at U.S. ports several times a month. First, they pass through customs — and then workers hired by the automaker start to rip the vehicles apart. The rear seats are plucked out. The seat belts in back go, too. Sometimes, the rear …

The Time Minnesota Almost Built a Domed, Future City

The Minnesota Experimental City could have been incredible had it ever been built.<p>By 1965, Athelstan Spilhaus had grown despondent with the state of modern cities. As the Dean of the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology, and an inventor in his own right, he decided to try and create …

These 165,000-Pound Columns Will Heft a 38-Story Tower 85 Feet Off the Ground

A one-of-a-kind design that's worth standing beneath.<p>Near the water in downtown Seattle, there's about to be a skyscaper unlike anything the city—and, well, the world—has seen. A 38-story tower will sit a full 85 feet off the ground, creating a open plaza beneath it, all thanks to the immense …

7 of the Coolest Bridges in the United States

They may not be the oldest or the highest, but they are awesome nonetheless.<p>There are hundreds upon hundreds of bridges in the wide expanse of the United States, and among them some are the oldest, the highest, the longest. But some of the nation's coolest, most impressive bridges don't fit cleanly …

How Trump Went From ‘Fire and Fury’ to Dismissing North Korean Nuclear Advances

WASHINGTON — When the North Koreans were shooting off missile tests and detonating new, more powerful atomic bombs last year, President Trump responded with threats of “fire and fury” and ordered the military to come up with new, if highly risky, pre-emptive strike options.<p>But since the one-day …

North Korea

Penguin couple strolling on the beach is so pure

A video of two penguins strolling flipper-in-flipper on a beach in South Africa is giving people on Twitter all the feels.<p>The video was posted by …

A Look at West Hollywood's Harland Condos

Faring and DM Development have launched sales at The Harland - West Hollywood, a new condo building just north of Santa Monica Boulevard.<p>The …

Midcentury modern stunner yours for $745K

Must love stone<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Elm Grove, Wisconsin<p><b>Price:</b> $745,000<p>It’s not everyday we come across a home like this. Built in …

Read This Before You Pick Out Your Kitchen Counters

We run through the pros and cons of some of the most popular picks for the kitchen.<p>The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it’s the countertop …