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The Culinary Aces of the US Open

Eating and drinking at the famous tennis tournament has never been so on point.<p>Move over Venus Williams, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: There’s a …

Arthur Ashe Stadium

How can I invest in bitcoin?

Andy wants to know how to invest a few hundred pounds in bitcoin. It’s not hard to buy bitcoins, but whether they are an investment or a gamble is another matter ...<p>How can I invest in bitcoin? I’d like to invest a few hundred pounds. <b>Andy</b><p>There are at least three ways, though only one of them looks …

Warren Buffett and Tony Robbins agree on the best way to invest your money

Warren Buffett and Tony Robbins agree that the most important investment you can make is in yourself.<p>And when it comes to investing your money and …

The Gorillaz Want You to Dance on the Edge of Oblivion

In 2012, a would-be species-threatening asteroid missed Earth, proving the Mayan calendar wrong for the (estimated) millionth time. Earl Sweatshirt …

Speaker System SB-R1 | Reference Class R1 Series

Features<p>Point-Sound-Source Speaker System<p>For soundstage focus and precise imaging, the wave-fronts from a speaker’s drive units should ideally be …

Finding audiophile bliss with a high-end Japanese amplifier

Here's a tube amp for the 21st century, the Luxman LX-380<p>The Luxman LX-380 is a vacuum tube integrated stereo amplifier with a long history, it's the 12th-generation model, which originated with the SQ38 amp that debuted in 1963. Luxman was founded in Japan in 1925.<p>I went to Adirondack Audio's New …

10 Of The Most Chilling Books Of All Time

Spring has sprung! The flowers are blooming! People are walking around in the sunshine eating ice cream! It's the perfect time to barricade yourself …

Edgar Allan Poe

How to Make Lauren Groff and Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Favorite Cocktails

As you may have heard, this Saturday, April 29th, is Independent Bookstore Day, a literary holiday that will be celebrated by hundreds of indie …

Top 15 Hip Hop Concept Albums

[<i>A</i> concept album <i>is an album unified by a larger purpose or meaning to the album collectively than to its tracks individually. This may be achieved</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Gal Gadot Recalls Trying on Wonder Woman Costume For First Time

Countless fans are eagerly the arrival in June of “Wonder Woman,” the DC Comics superheroine’s first live-action solo film, but few are as excited as …

Wonder Woman Breaks Through

<b>She’s been a suffragist, a soldier and a sex symbol. But it took 75 years to bring the world’s most famous female superhero to the big screen. Why we</b> …

Comic Books

E*TRADE vs. Robinhood: Does Free Stock Trading Win Out?

Before you can make an investment, you'll need to open a brokerage account to place your trades. The choices are numerous, but today we'll compare two popular brokerages, <b>E*TRADE</b> and Robinhood, so that investors can better understand how their services might match up with their investment portfolios.<p>…

Investing

7 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2017

The second half of 2016 was not kind to income investors. As bond yields rose, the prices of virtually everything paying an income stream got …

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Movies

10 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Money in 2017

As we inch closer to 2017, many of us have money on the brain. If you're hoping 2017 will finally be the year you get on top of your savings, here are 10 simple, painless ways to achieve that goal.<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p>While maintaining a budget is one of the most effective tools for tracking …

Retirement

Curl Up with the Best Books of 2016

Looking for insight, escape or voices of decency in troubled times? This stellar assortment fits the bill

Books

10 Things You Didn’t Know About How the NY Times Book Review Works

Pamela Paul, the editor of <i>The New York Times Book Review</i>, hopped on reddit yesterday afternoon to answer questions about the <i>Book Review</i> and the …

Books

3 Simple Ways to Settle a Busy Mind

Settling the mind is not the same as silencing the mind. When we settle our mind we put our mental chatter aside—give it a rest, if you will—so that …

Mindfulness

4 ways to bring more meaning into your life

There's no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>"Meaning in life" is one of those things everybody insists …

Happiness

Gratitude for what we don't have (HUH?)

Guided by a core belief that we're all entitled to radical engagement in all aspects of our lives, I realized recently we can experience this level of engagement <b>even when life sucks.</b><p>While the holidays are often a time of joy, they can also bring profound sadness. At this time of year in particular, …

The Walking Way to Awareness

"With open awareness of multiple objects, there is the potential to build bountiful wisdom."<p>Sayadaw U Tejanaya<p>This is an interesting thing to say. You think of meditation as a silent, inward looking concentration of attention on the breath. When you begin to sit, you think it is a way to fill up a …

The Complete NP99: The best books of 2016

<i>Looking back on the books published in 2016, we’ve compiled a list of 99 of the best, most-talked about – or quite simply our favourite – reads.</i> <i>Why</i> …

Books

An Average Guy Tech Book Review

Wait, books aren’t tech!<p>I know, but I wanted to take a quick break from the tech stuff to write about a series of books that you should read if you …

Books

Do you invest like your peers? New study reveals how investing is changing

Many older readers will recall paper-based share dealing and investing over the counter in their local bank branch.<p>But few people under 40 have ever seen a share certificate – and half of Britain’s bank branches have closed.<p>The differences in the investment habits of the various generations go …

Retirement

At what age it is due to start

Keeping your money too close to home could cost you

If you’re an investor, the ideal opportunity would be one that promised you great return for little risk. But, in reality, hitting that one perfect bet is tough, if not impossible: a company’s revenues can shift, its industry may fall out of favor, or economic news may suddenly paint a different …

Investing

13 ways unsuccessful people mismanage their time

Solid time management habits don't come easily to everyone. Ultimately, however, how we organize our time can determine whether or not we're successful. It's definitely important to avoid behaviors that consistently doom your entire schedule or prevent you from getting important work done.<p>Here are …

Time Management