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Brain belts: The many innovation centers that will take on Silicon Valley

To most high-tech enthusiasts, towns like Akron, Albany, Batesville, Malmö, and Eindhoven probably don’t hold much significance. Yet, while the world is busy watching Silicon Valley, these relatively obscure spots in the US and Europe are quietly building the infrastructure for innovation …

The 12 Best Bars for Drinking Your Way Across L.A.

So, put on your drinking pants. First round's on you, right?<p>The "boozy snow cone" at Block Party.<p>Chelsee Lowe<p><b>Best Spot for Day Drinking: Block …

Bachelorette Party

The More You Energize Your Coworkers, the Better Everyone Performs

How much energy do you have at work? Do you feel invigorated and engaged or down and disengaged? Either way, the reason might be your coworkers: They are infecting you with their energy, positive or negative.<p>We “catch” energy through our interactions with people – something called “relational …

Employee Engagement

Best Sandwiches in Los Angeles

Behold the sandwich—what began as an exercise in convenience has been elevated over the years to become one of mankind’s most delicious inventions. …

Los Angeles

Best Chinese Hole-In-The-Wall: Ahgoo Kitchen | Best of L.A. 2015: Your Key to the City

Best Chinese Hole-In-The-Wall<p>With its massive green-onion pancakes and one of the best versions of Taiwanese beef noodle soup in town, Ahgoo Kitchen …

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

World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

How these 75-plus murals have turned three L.A. alleys into an outdoor art gallery

In the throes of a sweltering heat wave near downtown L.A., Jason Ostro wanders sun-baked alleyways off Beverly Boulevard that until recently had been strewn with litter, discarded mattresses and rusty bikes, and he beams at the new explosion of color around him.<p>Ostro’s the Alley Project has …

Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Los Angeles, Spring 2017 Edition

Sit back and relax at these great al fresco dining spots around town.<p>With such beautiful days of seemingly endless sun, it is a shame to sit inside in Los Angeles. And with the warm months just around the corner, there's no better time to sit outside to enjoy late sunsets, sunny afternoons, and the …

Los Angeles

Where to Eat Now: Power-Ranking New L.A. Restaurants, 3/6 - Los Angeles Magazine

Get your fill of the city’s dining buzz<p><i>Each Friday, the Digest surveys the burgeoning L.A. restaurant scene and compiles this (highly unscientific)</i> …

9 Things to Do to Grow As a Leader

Corporations, governments, universities and global development organizations alike have released research highlighting a shortage of quality leaders. However, more than ever before, the need for globally-minded leaders is at an all-time high. While leadership is not something that is developed …

Los Angeles' Best New Bars In 2014

<i>What makes a great bar? We'd say it's a hard-to-achieve combo of warming ambience, stellar cocktails, good music, and excellent service that draws in</i> …