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How To Watch All the TV You Want Without Paying a Cable Bill

Originally published by Money<p>The notion of getting all the video entertainment you want without paying a massive cable bill—a.k.a. cord cutting—has …

My $28000 First Class Trip Around the World

I love flying. Right right I get it, you love flying too, but I <i>really love flying</i>. To me the journey getting there is as much fun as the destination. …

4 Insanely Awesome Opportunities to Work Remotely from Abroad

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By 2020, more than 40 percent of the workforce, according to Intuit, will be freelance -- a combination of the the self-determined, the "self-evacuated" and those who have been pushed out of full-time jobs as benefits jobs have …

Best of Oregon's Willamette Valley: waterfalls to wine tasting

The Row River Trail, an old rail line converted to a hiking and biking trail, is paved as it passes through Mosby Creek covered bridge and follows …

Hiking

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The Man Booker International Prize is the only literary award that really matters.

When Hungarian author László Krasznahorkai won the Man Booker International Prize this week, he did not accommodate himself to the genteel …

Best BBQ Restaurants in America - Find the Best Barbecue in the U.S.

All across America there are countless restaurants ready to serve up a platter of ribs, BBQ chicken or a pulled pork sandwich to satisfy your 'cue …

Baby safe after Tenderloin vehicle theft, kidnapping

There were some tense and scary moments Wednesday morning in San Francisco's Tenderloin district after a man hijacked a car with a four-month-old …

What Your Name for San Francisco Says About You as a Person

The Twittersphere has been abuzz with discussion about our fair city's proper nickname. Last week, Buzzfeed's Mat Honan got the term "Frisco" …

I Tried the 'Abramović Method' (And I Think I Passed Out)

Needless to say, my experience at the 'Terra Comunal – Marina Abramović + MAI' exhibit in São Paulo made me feel a lot of things.<p><i>A version of this post originally appeared on The Creators Project Brazil.</i><p>Since the beginning of March, the <i>Terra Comunal – Marina Abramović + MAI</i> exhibit at SESC Pompeia …

The Top 10 Hotels for Wine Lovers

Many hotels serve a functional purpose: a convenient place to rest for the night. But what about hotels that are designed for more – hotels which …

Wine

How I Landed A Literary Agent & What You Can Learn From it: Kat Spears

The process of finding a literary agent or publisher is grueling and filled with rejection land mines. And, once published, there is no guarantee a …

Writing

Podcast Episode 174: Take a Peek Inside the Writing Process of 21-Time Bestselling Author Jerry Jenkins

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The 'write' way to get published

Top editors tell <b>Richard Fitzpatrick</b> the dos and don’ts of sending a manuscript to a publisher<p>DECLAN Meade co-founded The Stinging Fly literary …

Barcelona's best shopping by neighbourhood

Barcelona perhaps finally achieved peak hipster with the recent opening of Urban Outfitters, a massive statement of a shop in a central and symbolic location on the Plaça Catalunya, but the city has long had a tradition of quirky little boutiques, icily cool designer home-ware stores and artisanal …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Introducing FOLD, a new tool (and a new model?) for storytelling

This morning, Center for Civic Media at MIT is releasing a new publishing platform, FOLD. Alexis Hope (a Masters student in my lab) and Kevin Hu …

Academic Research

Jada Winery

Our day of wine tasting in Paso Robles was drawing to a close. As we left ZinAlley, we decided that we had time for just one more winery. We had …

Paso Robles

Three Must-Try, Under-the-Radar Wines from Spain’s Priorat Region

The Spanish wine region of Priorat left a distinct impression on me when I visited a few years ago: steep mountains, quiet towns made of stone, and a …

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CNN

How I Landed A Literary Agent & What You Can Learn From it: Anne A. Wilson

I was forty-three when I wrote my first novel and realized I’d found my passion. Several years and four novels later, I finally decided to try land …

Writing

50 Years of Wine Excellence: Oregon's Willamette Valley

Today wine is made in all 50 States, but there are still only a handful of domestic wine regions so acclaimed and reliable the public knows them by name. Starting with Napa and Sonoma, it’s a pretty short list, and one of the top spots on it belongs to Oregon’s Willamette Valley. While California …

Wineries

The San Francisco Patio Heatmap: Where to Eat Outside NOW

San Francisco isn't typically much of a patio town (blame those high rents and frosty winds), but when we get struck with a spell of summer weather, there's no place every local with a pulse would rather be. For the next heat wave, we compiled <b>a back-pocket guide of every restaurant and bar with a</b> …

Nancy Tellem Lines Up Top Role at Interactive Storytelling Startup

The former head of Xbox Entertainment Studios is taking the reins of Interlude as executive chairman and chief media officer.<p><b>Nancy Tellem</b> has lined …

How I Landed A Literary Agent & What You Can Learn From it: Monica Ropal

Second only to “How did you meet your husband?” the question I get asked most about serendipitous meetings is “How did you meet your agent?”Unlike …

Writing