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Ten awesome bars with hidden outdoor drinking spaces

There's nothing more liberating or enjoyable than sipping summer drinks outside in New York. We're lucky to have access to so many rooftop bars with …

Live in a Landmarked 19th-Century UES Home for $18,500/Month

120 E 92nd St<p>You might not expect to find a quaint <b>Civil War-era</b> house nestled amid the stately townhomes and brick apartment buildings of Carnegie Hill. But that's exactly what you'll see along 92nd Street between Lexington and Park Avenues, where a pair of <b>wood-frame houses</b> has stayed put for more …

Best Bedside Water Carafes 2015 | Maxwell's Daily Find

I've been rounding up these little luxuries for a number of years and have even been corrected (happily) that a "bedside carafe" MUST (in order to …

Dining Rooms

The Strategic Mistake Almost Everybody Makes

“It is simple math,” the strategist said in a tone that sounded suspiciously similar to how I explain things to my six-year-old daughter. “Decreasing churn by a percent — a single percent! — creates tens of millions of dollars of value. A point of market share creates five times that amount. Our …

8 Ways to Get a Better Night's Sleep | Inc.com

Are you feeling tired and sluggish at work? It could be that you are overloaded and working too hard. Or maybe you're just not getting a good night's sleep. I have needed progressively less sleep as I get older. When I was young I loved to get a luxurious eight--nine hours. Now I only sleep six …

Sleep

40 Beers to Put on Your Bucket List

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>When it comes to beer, we all have our go-to bottles. But if you're looking to expand your repertoire a bit, what beers should you buy? We asked our crew of friendly beer experts—all Certified Cicerones—for their list …

The Guiding Principle That Helps Dropbox Move Big Projects Forward

Getting to know your team’s personalities and passions can do more than foster morale–it can directly lead to better products.<p>Liz Armistead leads the team at Dropbox responsible for telling the company’s story to consumers. This means everything from blog posts to web design to massive product …

Project Management

Bill Gates on Failure, Philanthropy, and His New Role at Microsoft | Inc.com

It's not every day you get to have an audience with the great Bill Gates. But on Monday, he Microsoft's famed co-founder took to Reddit for an Ask Me Anything session, in which he publicly answered Redditors' questions on everything from his guilty pleasures to choosing Microsoft's new CEO, Satya …

Bill Gates

50 States, 50 Beers We Love *plus a beer we love in Washington, DC

Alabama<p>IPA<p>Good People Brewing's IPA is rich and malty, with a bitter cut of hops. (They use the whole shebang: Columbus, Willamette, Cascade, Simcoe, and Citra.) It's a rich, caramelly beer with an earthy core that finishes dry. Somewhere between a marzen style and IPA, this is the kind of beer …

Beer
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Beer Issues: What's Up With the Three-Tier System?

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>The three-tier system: it sounds a bit like a tactic employed by some kind of pyramid schemer, and to some folks in the beer industry, it's no better. Others see it as a necessary evil and still others embrace it as a …

Site Tracks Traffic Fatalities; Earthquake Architecture Exhibit

<i>THE ROADS</i>—Pro-bike/pedestrian group <b>Right Of Way</b> has launched a tool to track the progress Mayor Bill de Blasio's campaign promise of ending traffic fatalities by 2024. The Vision Zero Clock will track the number of fatalities and show whether or not we're on pace for a 10 percent decrease in the …

Christmas Shopping for the Kids: Toys for Toddlers to Teens

(Image credit: Jason Yang)<p>It's that time of year when wish lists are written to Santa and intercepted by parents worldwide to see what their children …

Kids

Unbelievable “nail houses” around the world

Why Mega-Projects Always End Up Costing More Than Expected

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's coolest …

History In Pictures on Twitter: "A fearless worker on the unfinished Golden Gate Bridge, 1935 http://t.co/h9kKI8eLm1"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>HistoryInPics</b><p>RT @<b>HistoryInPics</b>: A fearless worker on the unfinished Golden Gate Bridge, 1935 pic.twitter.com/qAM1iVGzu1 …

RT @midendian: Moar bridges. http://t.co/MhfvzQtg5U

Finding the Cheaper Rentals In Five Pricey NYC Neighborhoods

With rents holding steady at sky-high prices, cheap—or hell, even just reasonably priced—apartments become ever more elusive. But fear not! It seems that they do exist based on the latest "<b>cold pockets</b>" data from listings website <b>Zumper</b>, which put together five new maps charting the cheaper corners …

Nerf N-Strike Elite Hail-Fire Blaster(Discontinued by manufacturer)

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Hail-Fire blaster holds up to 144 Elite Darts<p>Blaster can hold up to 8 Quick Reload clips<p>Elite Darts work with …

Watch Dogfish Head's Sam Calagione Do a Shot and a Beer

At the Breslin in NYC, Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione joins Andrew Knowlton for a shot, a beer, and some sage anti-hangover advice<p><b>Sam Calagione</b> knows a thing or two—probably even three—about booze. He's the owner and founder of Dogfish Head, the Delaware-based microbrewery whose beers are as …

Fish

How to Use a Chemex

<i>At Food52, we're serious about our coffee. So we got our friends over at Stumptown Coffee to teach us everything there is to know about it -- and to make our morning (and afternoon) routines a little bit brighter.</i><p><i>Today: The best way to brew coffee in a Chemex.</i><p>We are huge fans of the Chemex around …

Coffee

How Einstein’s Brain Was Probably Different Than Yours, And Why He Was So Creative

When it came to the connection between the left and right brain, Einstein was one remarkable specimen.<p>In 1905, at the astoundingly young age of 26, Albert Einstein came up with the quantum theory of light, proved the existence of atoms, and created the theory of special relativity. If you’re …

Nostalgia MDF200 Automatic Mini Donut Factory

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Makes up to 30 donuts per batch<p>Dough dispensing mechanism creates the perfect sized mini donut<p>Stainless steel …

The Secret to More Effective Meetings? Manage Emotions | Inc.com

Stand up, walk around, assign a referee, end with a "closing round," there is no shortage of logistical tips and tricks out there to keep meetings short, focused and productive. But according to a new study, you can implement all these excellent ideas and more and still end up fighting meeting …

Psychology

How to Mend a Broken Executive Team | Inc.com

When stress is high and deadlines are tight, it's natural--and even OK--for a team to experience some tension. What's not OK is a breakdown in trust and clear communication. If you, the CEO, and your management team have gotten to the point where you're airing your grievances against each other to …

Self-awareness