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14 Destinations For Your 2014 Travel Bucket List

The new year is rapidly approaching and we're making resolutions and wish lists for the year of travel ahead.<p>If you crossed some adventures off your 2013 travel bucket list, surely you'll need some new additions. Check out these awesome, under-the-radar destinations you should add to your list for …

Articles about modern high rise town house tel aviv on Dwell.com - Dwell

Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to...<p>How a Bay Area architect who toggles his time between the coasts found his home away from home in a modern Manhattan high-rise.<p>With their light, white house that owes …

Architecture

The 10 Best Venture Capitalist Blogs For Entrepreneurs

In the increasingly competitive world of venture capital, it pays to be helpful—literally. To get in on the best deals, VCs need to be seen as smart, insightful and supportive. And since VCs are all about scale, what better way to do that than a blog?<p>This is good news for entrepreneurs, because …

Moving Picture: Window washer has a higher calling

Soapy water splashes as window washer Virgil Pop of Prospect Heights prepares to spend the next four hours staring at his reflection.<p>A pair of ear …

The Recipes That'll Help You Get More Blue Cheese In Your Life

Blue cheese is understandably polarizing. It's strong, stinky and to the uninitiated, can be visually off-putting. If you haven't taken your chances with blue cheese yet, you're selling yourself short. Whether it's Roquefort, Gorgonzola or Stilton, blue cheese is like a beautiful, deep well of …

Facebook Still Seems On Track To 'Disappear' In 4 Years From Now

About a year ago, I wrote a post titled “Here’s Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear In The Next 5 Years.”<p>To be honest, I’m not sure I’d write it again today.<p>It had a catchy title and some good substance to my arguments, so it ended up generating a lot of page views. It also came out …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

18 Beautiful Pictures of the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is a lovely stretch of coastline in Southern Italy. The area is so unique that UNESCO has listed it as a World Heritage Site for its …

Chicago gives pedestrians a break in people versus cars scramble

People began walking diagonally through a busy downtown Chicago intersection Friday, part of an experiment to provide extra breathing room between …

The New Google Maps Is A Social Network In Disguise

The new version of Google Maps, which debuted at Google I/O and will be rolling out via an invitation system in the coming weeks, is another leap forward for the cartographical gold standard. The design is cleaner and all screens—desktop, Android and iOS—now benefit from Google Now cards that pop …

Three Cool Small Hotel Chains You've Probably Never Heard Of

There are over 3,500 Marriott hotels on Earth. There could be 3.5 million and that still wouldn't be enough to satisfy the world's traveling population, and so, for your future travel pleasures, we present <b>three small hotel chains you've probably never heard of but should totally book because</b> …

Hospitality

14 Hipster-Friendly Hotels Around The World

But what if your tastes aren't so easily defined? What if you're just as interested in brown-bagging it on a rooftop as you are in a five-star meal? Dive-bar environments with mint Danish design? What if you're a hip/ster creative-minded millennial?<p>With more and more of us wanting something that's …

Palm Springs

Get more battery life on the go

Nothing makes a heart skip a beat like a red-flat battery icon: how will I finish off that text, email, presentation, photo or ebook? The tricks below will let you power your devices and gadgets while travelling without adding much bulk to your baggage – but the best way to avoid a battery …

Gear & Gadgets

How CEOs Can Beat The Clock: 5 Tips From HP's Meg Whitman

When you’re running a company like Hewlett-Packard, with $120 billion in revenue and operations in more than 100 countries, there’s never enough time to get everything accomplished. But HP’s chief executive officer, Meg Whitman, has developed a wide range of ways to beat the clock.<p>Having also run …

Raspberry Ricotta Chocolate Cake

Some days are meant for baking and indulging. I am not talking about cold weather or rainy days, cloudy mornings or even birthdays. It’s just one of …

Dessert

Times Have Changed. Your Resume Needs To Change, Too.

The professional resume is said to go back to five centuries ago, as yet another innovation by Leonardo da Vinci.<p>During our own lifetimes, it’s been a staple of the Age of Bureaucracy, designed to be a bland and standardized recitation of skills and work experiences. Unwritten rules have governed …

David Beckham's emotional Paris goodbye

Soccer

Leadership Lesson: The Difference Between Google and Apple

Google and Apple are both highly esteemed brands. Both companies share many common traits which have contributed to their success, but there is one very big difference between the two – Google plays offense while Apple has recently settled for playing defense. Apple is struggling to maintain its …

Are you hip to the slow coffee trend?

Which café makes the best coffee in Vancouver?<p>Here we go again. This is a question I'm often asked and one that drives me crazy because, well, it's akin to asking which British Columbia winery makes the best wine. Hmm, let's see. Do you prefer white or red; an obscure ehrenfelser or a bodacious …

Coffee

Reports show gun homicides down since 1990s

WASHINGTON — Gun homicides have dropped steeply in the United States since their 1993 peak, a pair of reports released Tuesday showed, adding fuel to Congress' battle over whether to tighten restrictions on firearms.<p>A study released Tuesday by the government's Bureau of Justice Statistics found …

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Never worry about what to bring on a business trip again. Just follow this packing list of clothes that can pull double duty — and be smarter about what you wear on the plane.

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