Mitchel McCormick

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Major Oil Companies Embrace Latin America

Mexico, Brazil and Argentina lure biggest oil firms, though some political risks loom<p>MEXICO CITY—The world’s largest energy companies are placing enormous bets on Latin America, a region rich with oil that many avoided in the past due to restrictive economic policies and the threat of resource …

Oil & Gas Industry

These Are The Latin American Cities With The Best Quality of Life

Mercer, the multinational consultancy recently announced that Vienna, Austria has been ranked as the city with the best quality of life in the world, …

American Cities

Tequila Rocks

When George Clooney and Rande Gerber’s tequila company, Casamigos, sold for $1 billion last year, it begged the question: How did the once-humble swill become so swank? A trek through Mexico distills all.<p><i>Far & Away,</i> from <i>National Geographic</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal.</i><p>“ONCE UPON A TIME in …

Alcohol

What Is Business Casual? Here Are 9 Classic Looks for Men.

'Business casual' can mean a lot of different things. Here's how you can dress to make sure you fit any definition.<p>You’ve done the hard part. You’ve found a job, impressed through the interview process and accepted an offer. Now you just need to make a great impression on your co-workers.<p>A big …

Men's Fashion

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

Google

It’s No Wonder Iranians Hate America

When will the U.S. stop reminding them how legitimate their grievances are?<p>“Everyone wants to go to Baghdad. Real men want to go to Tehran.” So a senior British official was quoted as saying to Newsweek in 2002, witnessing the competitive bellicosity in the Bush administration’s run-up to the war …

Middle East

Dispatches Mexico City: Walking the Streets with a Nikon N80 and Four Rolls of Film | Adventure Sports Network

A spontaneous trip to Mexico City to meet a pen pal never seen in person. Nine days and four rolls of film later ...<p>Last year, in the midst of …

Mexico City

Donald Trump is not American democracy’s worst threat - Vox

The golden age of American politics was illiberal, undemocratic, and bloody.<p>A university recently invited me to participate in a forum considering this question: Has American politics ever been this bad? The answer, clearly, is that it has been much worse. We had a Civil War, after all. Congress …

Political Science

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t …

Apps

You're never too old to become fluent in a foreign language

A new study on second language learning has recently taken the media by storm. A range of headlines – from the BBC to the Daily Mail and The Guardian …

Language Learning

Shaq and Chuck’s argument on ‘Inside the NBA’ devolved into bomb throwing and Shaq yelling ‘GOOGLE ME!’

It started over the Raptors and went in a whole other direction.<p>Things got way too real on <i>Inside the NBA</i> Tuesday night as a conversation about DeMar DeRozan getting benched escalated into a shouting match between Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal.<p>From the jump, things started going bad when Shaq …

Basketball

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

Commuting

SNL’s unaired LeBron James sketch was way too real

This got cut for time, but it was amazing.<p>Every week sketches get cut from <i>Saturday Night Live</i> due to time, but this Cavaliers promo about the “other Cavs” was a gem.<p>Done in the style of an ESPN game promo, it focuses on every player not named LeBron James. They don’t want to get lost in the …

Basketball

The Very Best Mexican Restaurants in Dallas

When it comes to Mexican restaurants, the Dallas-Fort Worth area is pretty spoiled. In most parts of North Texas, you’re probably no more than 5 …

Texas

Best Oaxaca Restaurants

Oaxaca is known for its distinctive cuisine, that is characterized by flavorful moles, fresh herbs, quesillo and mezcal. Many people come to Oaxaca …

Food

5 Secret Mexico City Speakeasies You Can't Miss (but Might!)

<b>Mexico City's speakeasies</b> are having a <i>momento</i>.<p><b>With creative venues that rival the days of actual prohibition</b>, these cocktail-forward clubs offer the …

Mexico City

Bigotry stopped Americans from intervening before the Holocaust. Not much has changed

A ruthless dictator unleashes terror on his own citizens. Those fleeing elicit sympathy — but encounter obstacles to entering the United States. Americans learn of mass killings, but their moral revulsion doesn’t easily turn into policy or military intervention. One thing remains consistent: …

History

The US government should cede territory back to Native Americans

Historically, immigrants were given special rights to take Native land. If Trump says we are no longer a nation of immigrants, that has consequences<p>Does the federal government mean to cede the territory of the United States back to the Native Americans?<p>The US Citizenship and Immigration Services …

Native Americans

Customer in cowboy hat helps thwart armed robbery at Monterrey butcher shop

A man waiting in line at a Mexico butcher shop took advantage of an armed robber’s momentary distraction to jump on the criminal's back and disarm and subdue him.<p>Surveillance video from Monday shows an unidentified man wearing a cowboy hat standing by the register as a young man wearing a …

Crime

The Party of Ike

Eisenhower—embodying prudence, diligence, and broad-mindedness—offers conservatives in the age of Trump a different model of leadership.<p>I stood, not long ago, on a chilly, damp, and windy Korean hill at the edge of the Demilitarized Zone. With 40 of my students and half-a-dozen faculty we were …

The Ugly Coded Critique of Chick-Fil-A's Christianity

The fast-food chain's "infiltration" of New York City ignores the truth about religion in America. It also reveals an ugly narrow-mindedness.<p>The New Yorker has been taking it on the chin lately for its essay about Chick-fil-A’s “infiltration” of New York City. Although most of the piece is about …

Faith

'We are watching you': Political killings shake Mexico election

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Magda Rubio had just launched her campaign for mayor of a small city in northern Mexico, when a chilling voice came through her cell phone. "Drop out," the caller warned, "or be killed."<p>It was the first of four death threats Rubio said she has received since …

Mexico

A Trip Through New York City in 1911

Once you get over how strangely natural this glimpse of New York City from 100 years ago is, you start to notice how differently public space was …

10 of the most historic cities to visit in the UK

And must-see hotspots...<p><b>The UK is full of historic tales told through the architecture, geography and iconic locations of some of our cities. Here are 10 of the best cities to visit in the UK if history is your hobby...</b>

Beyond Vietnam: The MLK speech that caused an uproar

Exactly one year before his assassination, on April 4, 1967, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave a speech that may have helped put a target on his back. That speech, entitled <i>Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break The Silence</i>, was an unequivocal denunciation of America’s involvement in that Southeast Asian …

Black History

Never Be Awkward Again: 6 Ways To Be Confident In Your Conversation With Anyone

You just met her. Maybe it was at a party, a networking event or even on the street.<p>Your heart is racing and your mouth is, too, but just as quickly …

Led Zeppelin's 'Houses of the Holy': 10 Things You Didn't Know

"The key to Led Zeppelin's longevity has always been change," Jimmy Page proclaimed in 1975. This restless sprit enthralled some fans and infuriated …

Guitar

Taking a Bus to New York City

Buses can be the best budget way to get to New York City. Travel can be a bit slower than if you take a train (or an airplane), but it's one of the …

The Lessons of a School Shooting—in 1853

How a now-forgotten classroom murder inflamed the national gun argument.<p>This weekend, thousands of people are expected to gather in cities and towns across America for the “March for Our Lives,” a national response to the horrifying school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Will it change policy? …

Guns

America Takes the Next Step Toward Tyranny

Every now and again, when I find myself buried in the latest blizzard of invariably disturbing news emanating from the Trump White House, I go back …