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This Chart Shows the Difference Between a Broke and a Rich Budget

Since we tend to decide that it’s rude to talk about money with other people, it can be hard to figure out how to go from being broke to financially …

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• <b>Author:</b> Annie Proulx<p><b>Finalist for the Kirkus Prize for Best Novel<br>A New York Times Notable Book<br>A Washington Post Best Book of the Year</b><p>From the Pulitzer Prize-­­winning author of <i>The Shipping News</i> and “Brokeback Mountain,” comes the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling epic about the demise of the world’s …

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

Wednesday Jun 20 1/12c<p>Creation<p>Morgan Freeman traverses the globe to ask: What happened “in the beginning”?<p>Watch a preview<p>NAT GEO NEWS<p>Morgan Freeman Searches for the Divine<p>His quest to seek out the origins of spirituality continues in the second season of Story of God.<p>READ MORE HERE<p>Street …

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Crowds flock to Neue Galerie in N.Y. to see art condemned as ‘degenerate’ by Nazis in 1937

In March, shortly after the Neue Galerie in New York opened its exhibition “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937,” lines were forming outside the ornate Fifth Avenue mansion the museum calls home. The gallery recently announced a two-month extension of the show — through …

Modern Art Desserts: From Mondrian Cake to Matisse Parfait

As a lover of modern art, Mondrian-inspired creative projects, and unusual cookbooks, I was instantly enamored with <b>Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections, and Frozen Treats Based on Iconic Works of Art</b> (<i>public library</i>) by <b>Caitlin Freeman</b>, pastry chef at the Blue Bottle café at …

Largest-Ever 3D-Printed Scale Model of San Francisco Unveiled

3D Model of San Francisco<p>Photos via Autodesk and Steelblue<p>Photo courtesy of Steelblue<p>When developer Tishman Speyer wanted to tell the story of urban development in SoMa, Autodesk and Steelblue responded by collaborating to create the largest-ever 3D printed model of San Francisco. The model <b>covers a</b> …

Menu - Cork Wine & Grille

About Cork Wine & Grille<p>Whether celebrating an occasion, hosting a business luncheon, or just dining out with family and friends, Cork Wine & Grille …

An Alarm Clock That Wakes You Up With a Cup of Coffee

Well, it looks like we’ve stumbled upon heaven. And its name is The Barisieur.<p>As one who hates waking up early, it doesn’t get much better than this. …

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The Ugly Side Of Beautiful Rooms: Design In The Age of Internet Comments

You'd never walk into someone's home and say "Vomit." So why is this happening so often online?<p>"Empty of all meaning and pathetic!"<p>You expect to see comments like this following a politics story or heated argument on climate change, but as it turns out, the comments sections of interior design …

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Paris Review - Anita Brookner, The Art of Fiction No. 98

Interviewed by Shusha Guppy<p>Issue 104, Fall 1987<p>Anita Brookner works in an office at the Courtauld Institute filled with books and pictures of French paintings, a desk strewn with papers, and an old typewriter. She also works in her Chelsea home, where this interview took place. She lives in a small …

Paris Review - Julio Cortázar, The Art of Fiction No. 83

Interviewed by Jason Weiss<p>Issue 93, Fall 1984<p>When Julio Cortázar died of cancer in February 1984 at the age of sixty-nine, the Madrid newspaper <i>El Pais</i> hailed him as one of Latin America’s greatest writers and over two days carried eleven full pages of tributes, reminiscences, and farewells.<p>Though …

Paris Review - Gabriel García Márquez, The Art of Fiction No. 69

Interviewed by Peter H. Stone<p>Issue 82, Winter 1981<p>Gabriel García Márquez was interviewed in his studio/office located just behind his house in San Angel Inn, an old and lovely section, full of the spectacularly colorful flowers of Mexico City. The studio is a short walk from the main house. A low …

Paris Review - Elizabeth Hardwick, The Art of Fiction No. 87

Interviewed by Darryl Pinckney<p>Issue 96, Summer 1985<p>Elizabeth Hardwick lives on the west side of Manhattan, on a quiet street near enough to Central Park to have heard the crowds and speakers at the great political demonstrations in Sheep’s Meadow. Her apartment is light and spacious. “Like modern …

Like Buffett, Pick Investments That Last Forever

Warren Buffett is famous for saying that his favorite holding period for stocks is “forever.”<p>Like many of his quips, it’s good for a laugh but also contains a kernel of investing truth: The real gains from stock investing are not made from trading but from owning.<p>If you own the “right” stocks, then …

Get Back In The Market With These Leading Funds And ETFs

August brought the best gains of the summer. The S&P 500 rallied in August to close above 2,000, its 32nd record of the year. Meanwhile the Nasdaq closed above 4,000 for the first time in 14 years, although this tech-focused index is still below its all-time-high of March 2000. August’s gains …

Employees Are Falling For Roth 401(k)s

Do you have a Roth account at work? Employees saving for retirement in workplace 401(k) plans are increasingly choosing the Roth option, according to benefits consultant Aon Hewitt’s 2014 Universe Benchmarks report. When the Roth option is available, 11% of participants contribute to a Roth, up …

Creative Ways to Cut Your 401(k) Fees

What’s your 401(k)’s composite expense ratio? Higher than 0.1% a year? Then you should be looking for an escape hatch. It could save you a pile of money.<p>If the mere question about ratios leaves you flummoxed, you have company. Plenty of employees don’t pay attention to what they are losing to fund …

‘New Girl’ Zooey Dechanel Is No Stranger to Managing a Massive Bank Account

Do you catch every episode of New Girl? Check out the latest posts on HelloGiggles.com? I sure do. Anyone who knows me well is all too aware of the …

The world according to Gary Shteyngart in four languages

Gary Shteyngart writes in English, but his memoir draws on the Russian and Yiddish of his Leningrad childhood, and the Hebrew of his schooling in New York.<p>The memoir is called "Little Failure." The title is based on an English-Russian mashup expression ("failure" plus a Russian diminutive) invented …

The cult novelist talks about mystery and music in his fiction - and why writers and critics don't rate him in his homeland<p>'Strange things happen in this world," Haruki Murakami says. "You don't know why, but they happen." It could be a guiding motto for all of his fiction, but he is talking …

Two Cents - Hacking your finances one cent at a time

If you care about your money, you should memorize the word “fiduciary.” It’s critical if you hire someone to help with your finances. And with the …

One Met. Many Worlds | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

CREATE YOUR PAIR<p>Instructions<br>• Pair images by clicking on the icon below each image.<br>• Describe each image.<br>• Share your pair<br>• Thank You!<p>STEP 1 of 3<br>• STEP 2 of …

A Brief History of Shrinking Wallpaper

The decorative spaces around us are getting smaller and more secretive.<p>When you unlock your phone you’re immediately met with an image. It’s one you chose, one that says something about you or reminds you of something you like—a wallpaper. Mine is a fox, jumping into some snow.<p>Everybody knows that …

Book Lovers Are Totally Obsessed With This Website

Last year, Random House quietly gave away Dan Brown’s bestselling novel, <i>The Da Vinci Code</i>, for free for one week. Millions of readers were unaware of …

Songs of Innocence

By Sadie Stein September 12, 2014<p>Giulio del Torre, <i>Zwei raufende Buben</i>, 1927.<p>If you live in my building on the Upper West Side, you do not need to own an alarm clock, at least not if you want to wake up at eight A.M. Sleeping beyond that hour is impossible—that’s when the preschool opens its yard …

Haruki Murakami’s new novel. http://www.haruki-murakami.com/post/97374940155/urbankoi-haruki-murakamis-new-novel