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The Executive's Guide To Wine: Part I

It’s finally cocktail season. After a seemingly interminable winter here in New York, the alfresco café doors are opening and meeting clients out for a drink after work no longer comes with the fear of being snowed-in and missing the train home, or trudging through those horrible craters of brown …

Business Development

This Is What Getting Hit With an Avalanche Looks Like

Needless to say, it's terrifying.<p>On Saturday, an avalanche hit a base camp at Mount Everest, following the earthquake in Nepal that killed an estimated 2,500 people. According to <i>The New York</i> <i>Times</i>, at least 18 people died as a result of the tragic force, and dozens more were seriously injured.<p>German …

Mount Everest

“Keep typing until it turns into writing”: 15 pieces of sage wisdom from NYT columnist David Carr

The wise words David Carr gave us will live on forever.<p>David Carr, acclaimed New York Times media columnist and rumpled mensch, died Thursday night in Manhattan. He is survived, however, by his wife, three children -- and the sage wisdom he dispensed.<p>Whether it was face-to-face communication, a …

Journalism

The 9 smartest marriage tips ever

Forget the relationship help aisle — this is the best marital advice the world has to offer<p>Next to my desk there is a fallen pile of relationship-advice books. It looks like a miniature city of ruins, a very pink Parthenon. I can't even begin to fathom picking up all the rubble -- mostly because …

Eyetracking Study Reveals What People Actually Look At When Shopping Online

Not just boobs! (But yes, definitely boobs.)<p>When you pull up a website, what’s the first thing you look at? The stock photo model splashed across the page? The large company logo at the top? The search bar?<p>EyeQuant, a German artificial intelligence software company that offers predictive …

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14 Stunning iPhone Photos Taken During Hurricane Sandy

With powerful images–and all royalties for relief–#Sandy captures the raw during-and-after of the superstorm.<p>As all New Yorkers, New Jerseyans (and most Americans) will remember, the days that immediately followed Hurricane Sandy last fall were largely spent trying to find out what was going on. …

Hurricane Sandy

Not So Long Ago, In Iraq

It hasn’t taken long for the Iraq war to feel like a relic of history. Although U.S. troops withdrew from the conflict a mere 17 months ago, the story of the war already seems set in a bygone era—circumstances that have quickly been buried under an avalanche of newer crises. Photojournalist Michael …

The Art of Digital Correspondence

Two literary men who have never met exchange emails for a year. Matthew Walther on the missives of Frederic Raphael and Joseph Epstein.<p>Technology, …

To Be Authentic, Look Beyond Yourself

Authenticity — what is it, who has it, and how do you get it? Most people associate authenticity with being true to oneself — or “walking the talk.” But there’s a problem with that association; it focuses on how <i>you</i> feel about <i>yourself</i>. Authenticity is actually a relational behavior, not a …

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