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President Obama Dined with Anthony Bourdain in Vietnam — Guess Who Picked Up the Check

<b>Anthony Bourdain</b> had a very special dinner companion Monday night in Hanoi, Vietnam.<p>The <i>Parts Unknow</i>n host—and <i>Real Housewives</i> phobic—grabbed a casual …

The most comfortable ways to travel by air | Adventure Sports Network

Virgin America has some of the best-equipped cabins in the biz. Photo: Courtesy of Virgin America<p>If you read Jon Coen’s recent piece on shrinking …

11 Hilarious Comics That Capture The Reality Of Sex After Kids

Having kids changes everything ... including your sex life.<p>From the interruptions to the scheduling failures to the general exhaustion of parenting, intimacy can often be a real challenge or even a distant fantasy. Here are 11 comics that show how becoming a parent changes your sex life, from …

Comics

I’ll be baaack: Self-healing wearable tech extends their lifespan

Wearables require an extra layer of flexibility and durability to last for more than a few years. A new self-healing electronic material, created by researchers at Penn State University, could be that extra layer.<p>The new material is able to fix bends and major incisions, and unlike previous tries, …

Wearable Tech

Citizens! I have returned… from the future

For the past 2.5 years, I have been in the future. I have interacted with entirely virtual objects, of my own creation, that felt almost as real as …

Iconic DC Character Returns to Comics in Rebirth [SPOILERS]

It's finally here! The oversized, incredible, universe-changing 80-page DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 from the genius mind of Geoff Johns is out this Wednesday, May 25th, and with it comes a shocking surprise…<p>…the return of the beloved Fastest-Man-Alive, the Fiery-Haired-Flash, the Scarlet-Speedster, the …

How to Not Get Ripped Off at Sushi Restaurants

Inside-out rolls were designed to fill you up.<p><b>Daley says:</b> "When rice is put on the outside, you can use more rice. Rice is cheaper than fish, so they …

Time I

Honey Butter Fried Chicken and Parachute team up on 'fire chicken' sandwich

Two of our favorite restaurants are joining forces for a limited-time-only sandwich.<p>On Tuesday, Parachute, the Korean-inspired, Michelin-starred restaurant in Avondale, and neighbor Honey Butter Fried Chicken will unveil the Parachute Fire Chicken, a buttery bun stuffed with fried chicken, …

How ‘Preacher’ Stays True In Spirit To Its Comic Book Roots (While Occasionally Ignoring Them)

AMC debuted <i>Preacher</i> last night, and it not only managed to pull off the comic book’s balance of the sacred and the profane, exploring the daily struggles with faith many people have while also exploding famous actors and nut shots, it did it with style. And that’s largely thanks to taking cues from …

Eight fatal flaws of employee performance reviews

Old habits die hard. And in the workplace, one habit that simply refuses to die is the performance evaluation. Organizations stick to them – often doubling down, and increasing the angst, by insisting only a certain percentage of the work force can receive top grades while another slice must be …

Facebook denies bias in Trending Topics, but vows changes anyway

Facebook responded today to official queries regarding its Trending Topics feature, specifically allegations made over the last few weeks that the team responsible for it was deliberately suppressing conservative views and arbitrarily elevating stories with little oversight.<p>In a press release …

Social Media

Freebies belong in the past: Leaders should focus on honest governance instead of buying votes - Firstpost

A few years ago, I had asked a voter why did he accept the Rs 500 from a candidate to vote in his favour in the Navi Mumbai civic elections. The …

Tamil Nadu

Disney puts all of its movie VR experiences in a single app

If you've got a VR headset, you've probably noticed that finding compelling virtual experiences isn't as easy as it could be. Disney is hoping to fix that, at least for its own properties, with its new VR app on Steam. It puts all of the company's virtual offerings -- including experiences for <i>Star</i> …

Sailing Across An Ocean Will Change Your Life — Here’s What To Know Before You Go

I remember the first conversation I ever had with Anna. We were sitting in a wood-paneled teacher’s lounge in Moscow, and everyone was telling stories about what brought them to Russia. I said that I was there because I’d studied the country’s history. Anna was there to travel. We both wanted to …

John Oliver asks how, exactly, did Maine Gov. Paul LePage ever get elected?

John Oliver has a question for Maine. How exactly did Republican Gov. Paul LePage get elected (twice)?<p>Oliver’s weekly late-night show, <i>Last Week</i> …

Paul LePage

11 companies that make money off your laziness

In this day and age, you can get away with being lazy.<p>You can have food delivered to your couch, you can send out your laundry, and you can even have someone assemble your latest IKEA purchase.<p>Of course, convenience comes with a cost: bad for your wallet ... but good for these companies.<p><i>Antonia</i> …

Personal Finance

Strategic Humor: Cartoons from the June 2016 Issue

Enjoy these cartoons from the June issue of HBR, and test your management wit in the HBR Caption Contest. If we choose your caption as the winner, you will be featured in an upcoming magazine issue and win a free Harvard Business Review Press book.<p>“This bar chart shows how many pie charts we’ve …

Driverless Cars

What is Google Spaces and how does it work? - Pocket-lint

Ahead of Google I/O 2016, Google has launched a new product that's meant to help people in a group share things more easily.<p>Called Spaces, the new …

Apps

How to be a wine professional when you're really not

There's something respectable about being a wine expert, but most of us don't have the know-how or experience drinking different types of wines to be considered a pro.<p>More often than not, we can't actually taste the difference between a $5 bottle and a $25 bottle, but just because we aren't …

AOL

Here's how much your vintage comics are now worth

Comics are like a fine wine — they only get better and more valuable with age.<p>But the question remains: Just how much does the value of a comic book …

Brazil's Crises Can Teach Us Something Valuable About Democracy

Brazil is on trial, and the world is watching. Marred by corruption scandals, political crises, and weak economics, Brazil, once dubbed the "awakening giant," is now, to some at least, the "laughing stock" of the world.<p>Last Friday President Dilma Rousseff left office descending a ramp she …

Brazil
Comic Books

This handheld espresso maker is great choice for anyone who has a small kitchen

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Fancy Before my gargantuan cup of iced tea or coffee each morning, I'm grouchy, impatient, and exhausted, whether or not I clock in …

Coffee

The humblest paella beloved by chefs

Ferran Adria, of El Bulli fame, and Joel Robuchon, the most Michelin-starred chef in the world, have both declared this paella the best they have ever eaten.<p>Josefa Navarro was hunched over a large stove in the long, narrow kitchen of her restaurant, Paco Gandia, stirring a murky broth of rabbit and …

Hospitality