Paul Silcox

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Seeking post-Brexit calm, Obama walks back UK trade warning

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is backtracking on his warning that Britain would go to the "back of the queue" for a U.S. trade deal, as he tries to contain the fallout of the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union.<p>The shift in tone illustrates how Britain's vote has abruptly …

An Education in Personal Finance

Everyone needs an education in personal finance. It’s one critical subject missing from classroom curriculums. When the transition from childhood to adulthood begins, personal finance—money management, investment advice, understanding the merits of a 401K—becomes essential to our development.<p>The …

Personal Finance

Guided Imagery, Mindful Meditation, and Hypnosis For Pain Management

Adopting one of these mindful techniques can help reduce pain, anxiety, and depression among patients with acute and chronic pain.<p>Page <b>1</b> of <b>3</b><p>The …

In my first meeting with a financial adviser, she told me something that completely changed my perspective on money

I was there to meet with a financial adviser. I anticipated a terrifying, math-y, money-based conversation that would somehow make me feel both poor and stupid. <i>(Like most people in the world, I prefer to feel not-poor and passably intelligent.)</i><p>My adviser turned out to be a lovely, helpful, totally …

Vacation Homes

This Habit May Separate Happy & Unhappy People

Take a minute to consider these four scenarios. Which do you think would make you happiest?<p>You might be surprised to learn, research backs numbers …

The Extraordinary Scientific Proof That Positive Thinking Works

Ninety percent of success in any walk of life is a direct result of how the mind is used. Top athletes, top business executives, top parents, top entrepreneurs, and the most successful individuals all understand the important truth that the mind is what counts.<p>It really is as simple as Henry Ford …

Quantum Physics

I spent 5 years studying rich people, and here are the 6 best pieces of advice I can give you about making more money

There are smart ways to try and make more money — and there are not-so-smart ways.<p>Thanks to my five-year study of rich people (those with an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million-plus), I was able to uncover some of the best ways to make extra money.<p>Here are six …

Study Skills

This just in: ADG has a new design for the city of Los Angeles. What do you think? #FreshPrints http://t.co/8TNvOeWrwk

6 Unique Historical Facts About Beverly Hills, California, United States

The Beverly Hill city is a popular tourist destination and features some of the largest houses in the county and in the United States. Beverly Hills …

10 Best Pastrami Sandwiches in Los Angeles

Choosing a "best" pastrami was exceptionally difficult. Langer's has been at the top of the list for years, but we found a few contenders for the …

Every free outdoor concert in LA this Summer, now in one calendar

Lifestyle<p>By Danny Jensen and Jeff Miller Published On 06/04/2014<p>@dannyseamus @jeffmillerla<p>By Danny Jensen @dannyseamus And Jeff Miller @jeffmillerla …

Travelers Spent a Record $110 Billion in California in 2013

More than 235 million people — visitors and residents alike — traveled within California in 2013, spending an all-time record of $109.6 billion, …

The Best Buildings In Los Angeles

<i>Los Angeles may not have the stately skyscrapers that stand up to those of Chicago or New York, but being a younger city lends itself to having</i> …

Louise Roe's Guide to L.A. Rooftop Lounging

The stylish Brit who has re-rooted in sunny Los Angeles shares her favorite rooftop spots. Plus, see the best new rooftop bars in New York City.<p><b>1) Perch, Downtown LA:</b> I don't make it downtown much, but a stylist friend took me here after a photoshoot for happy hour once, (or "Aperitif hour" as they …

California

After 53 Years, LA Gets to Work on its Subway to the Sea

So what if it's really only the <b>Subway to the VA</b>, Metro finally broke ground today on a subway down Wilshire Boulevard, a project first proposed back in 1961 and long known as the Subway to the Sea. Today it's known as the <b>Purple Line extension</b> and it'll travel from the existing Purple Line terminus …

I moved to Irvine on purpose.

I moved to Irvine on purpose.<p>This was 2004, and after five years in Detroit I was house hunting for a move back to Orange County — that part of the …

As trail reopens, we recall edits to the Hollywood sign: Save the Pood?

A hiking path reopened Monday offering superb views of the Hollywood sign. As visitors flock to the trail, they might want to remember those who have gone before them -- some of whom have tampered with the sign.<p>It's no secret the letters haven't always spelled "Hollywood."<p>Erected in 1923, the sign …

Sole Survivor: Forgotten Van de Kamp’s Holland Bakery Hangs On in South LA

Figure 1: Contemporary view of former Van de Kamp’s bakery site now the Bestway Liquor store at 4157 South Figueroa<p>I should have known that the crazy …

A Frank Lloyd Wright Gem in Los Angeles Reopens to the Public

This weekend, Angelenos will have a rare chance to attend tours—at night!—at the famed architect’s iconic Hollyhock House.<p>The curator of the Hollyhock House, Jeffrey Herr, lets Dwell in on the details of the recent restoration.<p>Jeffrey Herr: The restoration was handled by three project managers: …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Tourists: This is not the Harrison Ford star you're looking for

<i>Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson and host John Rabe outside Musso & Frank in Hollywood; Credit: Elyssa Dudley/KPCC</i>At Musso & Frank, the oldest …

Harrison Ford

Exploring the Metro Green Line: From Nowhere to Nowhere and All Points in Between

On July 26, 2013 the Metro Gold Line celebrated its tenth birthday, an occasion that did not go unreported by much of the local media, who in some …

Neat Video Makes Us Fall In Love With Los Angeles All Over Again

While we've seen many videos that serve as a love letter to Los Angeles, this particular one caught our attention. In "A Day In: Los Angeles," we get …

Come Take a Stroll Down the Shortest Street in Los Angeles

<i>Welcome to Curbed's first-ever Micro Week, five days' worth of stories, photos, and minuscule floorplans that celebrate the grand tradition of small-space living. We'll tour small homes, explore the city's smallest neighborhood, and so much more!</i><p>You might know the names of the longest streets in …

The Seven Smallest, Coolest Destinations Around Los Angeles

<i>Welcome to Curbed's first-ever Micro Week, five days' worth of stories, photos, and minuscule floorplans that celebrate the grand tradition of small-space living. We'll tour small homes, explore the city's smallest neighborhood, and so much more!</i><p>Los Angeles is known for its sprawl—the idea of …

The Ultimate Pretty Woman Location Map of Los Angeles - Curbed LA

Los Angeles was a very different place back in 1990. Hollywood was seedy. Beverly Hills was desirable. Over-the-knee boots and sideless tops were considered horrifyingly trashy. That's the place <i>Pretty Woman</i> showed audiences when it was released 25 years ago today—the tonally odd romantic comedy …

16 comparisons to show exactly how enormous Los Angeles is

<i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in March 2015 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>A common, frequent complaint about Los Angeles is that it's so big and so sprawly and it feels like it goes on forever. Is it really? Does it really? Let's get a better grasp of …