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Opinion: Gold’s slump is here to stay

Gold prices have slipped again this year, with the precious metal down more than 40% from its 2011 peak.<p>We’ve been here before. Gold prices were …

Winston Yeh Customized Harley-Davidson Sportster

Winston Yeh of Taiwan-based company Rough Crafts took to personalizing his own Harley-Davidson<p>Winston Yeh of Taiwan-based company Rough Crafts took to personalizing his own Harley-Davidson Sportster, already one of the most customized bike models in the market. Dubbed the “Slate Hammer,” Yeh’s …

Can You Rise to Incompetence?

Meet Sam.<p>Sam is a director in the IT department at a regional bank. He joined the organization 8 years ago as a software developer fresh out of school and has been quickly recognized as a brilliant software engineer after he took initiative to fix some of the bank’s most troubled projects. Over the …

Leadership

Samsung Teases New Galaxy S6

In less than a week from now Samsung will be holding a special event in Barcelona to present its latest flagship smartphone – the Samsung Galaxy S6. …

‘Back to the Future’ DeLorean iPhone 6 Case

Japanese company Bandai recently unveiled a <i>Back to the Future</i> DeLorean DMC-12 iPhone 6 case in celebration of the film’s 30th anniversary. Equipped …

Flask: A Bar Hidden Inside a Coke Vending Machine

Speakeasies were borne from necessity, but grew to become a culture. Long after Prohibition was<p>Speakeasies were borne from necessity, but grew to become a culture. Long after Prohibition was abolished, the allure of classic speakeasies remained. And now, architect Alberto Caiola is taking that …

13 Virtuous Vegetable Soups

It's January, and we're thinking you have vegetables on the mind. And while we love a good kale salad or virtuous slaw or pile of roasted vegetables, sometimes we need our vegetables in bowl-form, piping hot, and eaten, curled up, with a spoon. Here are 13 soups we loved last year and are perfect …

The 50 Best Movie Samples in Hip-Hop – Part 1

Hip-hop and film have always been intertwined, with each medium boiling down to storytelling that immerses listeners and viewers in unique and new …

Anthony Bourdain Extolls the Virtues of In-N-Out Burger

Former chef, current television personality, author, and provocateur Anthony Bourdain is a man who<p>Former chef, current television personality, author, and provocateur Anthony Bourdain is a man who has eaten everywhere and just about every single thing you can think of. His favorite restaurant when …

Pre-workout fueling - it's not healthy eating

Within a "healthy" diet, a high-fiber diet has its many benefits such as controlling blood sugar levels, lowering high levels blood cholesterol, …

Powder Runs and Ramen: Skiing in Japan

At a Japanese ski resort, Hakuba, the snow is fluffy, the menus feature Wagyu beef and the prices are hard to beat<p>I WHOOSHED PAST a sign whose Japanese characters may well have indicated “danger,” and within seconds bit it on a set of seriously bumpy moguls, landing in a 5-foot-high snowbank.<p>As …

Skiing

Sommeliers Ditch Champagne Flutes, But Should They?

Some of NY’s best sommeliers are ditching champagne flutes, but in doing so, they’re ignoring why the design worked in the first place.<p>At New York City’s Daniel, a 2-star Michelin food mecca, the sommelier serves many champagnes in a Bordeaux glass–or what most of us would just call a “red wine …

5 Tools That Foster Technology Innovation

<b>Technology innovation thrives most when human ingenuity is uninhibited to deliver intrinsic value for unmet needs.</b><p>Becoming a technology consultant more than a decade ago was a huge wake up call for me. I’d just left a position as a customer asking others to design new technology solutions or …

Innovation

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

People Who Keep Their Resolutions Do These 5 Things

Have you ever promised yourself you would accomplish a goal, and then you failed miserably? Yeah, me too. I once purchased a gym membership–a 1 year, payable up front, $400, non-refundable gym membership. I chose that option on purpose, because I wanted to commit myself, like Cortés sinking his …

Will Power

Goodbye Cronuts, Hello Shaved Ice! Bidding Farewell to the Foods of 2014 and Welcoming the Foods of 2015

In the fickle world of foodie culture, culinary trends swing in and out of fashion about as quickly as It bags. Cronuts may have caused mass hysteria in 2014, but, like the cupcake before them, will their coolness factor fade into a distant memory? Here, we bid farewell to the foods of 2014 (it’s …

Food

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

City Of Dreams, Solaire Sky Tower Deal Manila New Casino Hand

Solaire Resort and Casino was hopping on this Saturday night in mid-December. Augmenting the usual crowd on the gaming floor, Solaire was holding a HK$5 million ($644,000) baccarat tournament. Representatives of several junket promoters were vying for the HK$3 million top prize, with supporters …

5 Movies to Watch This Week | Brazil, Crash and More

Following the feedback and success of our 30 Films to See Before Your 30 feature, we continue our latest series, <i>5 Movies to Watch This Week</i>. As the …

11 Remarkable Health Advances From 2014

From groundbreaking new drugs to doctor-assisted suicide, 2o14 was full of historic moments that are bound to play on in a big way throughout 2015 …

Okay, homeowners, just how diversified is your portfolio?

Canadian investors may be more exposed to a housing correction than they think.<p>In addition to direct home ownership, falling prices could reach Canadian portfolios through a variety of channels, none more popular right now than bank stocks.<p>With the Bank of Canada raising new fears about the …

How to Turn a Giant, Melty Cookie into a Dinner Party Dessert

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i> <i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Ghirardelli</i> <i>-- try their 60% cacao chips in a skillet cookie this holiday season.</i><p><i>Today: Our favorite dinner party</i> …

Dessert

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

Three Portfolio Moves To Boost Your Sex Drive

Many investors don’t realize that the way in which they manage their money can have a profound impact on their sex life. Fact is, libido for both men and women is based on both chemical factors such as testosterone as well as other emotional and situational factors.<p>As we age, it’s normal for some …

Does Russia Think Their New Nuclear Weapons Could Win A War?

A new round of Russian nuclear weapons development, their new aggressive posture and their new spurning of joint nuclear programs with the United States, all point to a disconcerting trend in Russian thinking amid a growing confidence in the nation’s military capabilities.<p>Americans have short …

The Salon: Art & Design 2014

Opening to VIPs today, and then to the public tomorrow through November 17 at New York’s Park Avenue Armory, The Salon Art + Design fair brings together over 50 international galleries in art and design. Here, Elena Soboleva, a contemporary specialist at Artsy, which has been offering an online …

nCycle 100 Special Edition

The next generation e-bike nCycle has opened pre-orders for 100 special edition units as it edges<p>The next generation e-bike nCycle has opened pre-orders for 100 special edition units as it edges closer to its official release date in 2015. Boasting a completely novel take on the traditional shape …

Can anyone reinvent the everyday chair?

<b>Ikea is promising to "democratise" the furniture market by producing a mass-selling chair for use both in the home and public places. But can anyone surpass the giants of the everyday chair?</b><p>It's more than likely you've sat on a Polyprop chair. With its simple plastic shell, sitting on tubular steel …