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Trumpeter Herb Alpert: 'The guys that are in control are not honoring the arts'

While walking from his sculpture and painting studios to his recording studio on a typically Pacific-breezy afternoon, trumpeter, A&M Records co-founder and philanthropist Herb Alpert paused to describe his first brush with a horn.<p>It was at a music appreciation class when he was a kid, Alpert, 82, …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

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Ousted FBI Director James Comey Spotted at Performance Of Hit Musical

Just days after being fired by President Donald Trump, former FBI Director James Comey was spotted at a performance of <i>Fun Home</i> in Washington, D.C. …

Donald Trump

Best Bars In Los Angeles Right Now (December 2017)

(credit: Kettle Black)<p>Los Angeles has always been a bustling hub for bars and restaurants, but bar managers and cocktail gurus have stepped up their …

'Nashville': Connie Britton & Hayden Panettiere Return

Leading ladies confirmed for Season Five, but Aubrey Peeples and Will Chase will not make the CMT move<p>Nashville returns to TV screens for its fifth …

10 Skills That Are Hard to Learn But Pay Off Forever

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>The best things in life may be free, but that doesn't mean they won't take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>In an effort to ascertain which talents are worth the …

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Self-improvement

Playing Better Blackjack - top 10 misplayed hands - Las Vegas Forum

I recently came across the following article and found it informative. As a long time blackjack player I found the information useful. This is a long …

Characteristics of winning

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Why Dave Ramsey’s investment advice sounds more logical than it really is

Financial adviser and radio personality Dave Ramsey tells the crowd to "live on less than you make" during his "Financial Peace Live!" seminar in …

Why Its Worth Putting Polyurethane Parts in Your Car

Micah Wright/Autos Cheat Sheet<p>It’s inevitable: Your car’s suspension is going to fall apart on you one day. There’s no way of getting around it, and …

Sitting and Exercise: How Much Do You Need

By Alice Park | Sept. 2, 2014 <br>Illustration by Robin Davey for TIME<p>The War On Sitting<p><b>You’ve already heard that sitting is the new smoking. Now,</b> …

Ergonomics

Gossip, Action, and Revelry at Los Angeles Food & Wine This Past Weekend

The fifth annual Los Angeles Food and Wine festival was another success this past weekend, with the main event taking place on Grand Avenue in Downtown from Thursday to Saturday evenings. With the red carpet, wine flowing, and music bumping combined with unique dishes from celebrity and prominent …

Los Angeles

14 Places to Find Soulful Shakshukas in Los Angeles

Step aside falafel, there's a new Middle Eastern dish that's all the rage right now and it's called shakshuka. For those of you who didn't grow up with it, shakshuka is a breakfast dish comprised of a tomato-based stew, spicy sausage (though not always), and an egg or two cracked on top.<p>Everything …

Los Angeles

Dr. Dre and the Apple Slide: Self-Proclaimed Billionaire Knew Cash Would Be King

<b>While selling out to the establishment might not have taken the West Coast rapper straight from Compton to true billionaire status, delaying the</b> …

5 Reasons to Go to New Orleans Now

As the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, it’s a marvel to see how this formerly devastated city has emerged from the wreckage and …

Slideshow: Erectile Dysfunction Causes

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25 Rules That Make a Man

And it breaks our hearts to see it squandered.<p>So in honor of our 25th birthday, we're celebrating the million different roads to a full-blooded guy life. Clearly, any gender that includes both Netanyahu and Nathan Lane isn't fussy about how you get there.<p>We're of two minds about rules. Mind #1 …

The New Chip-Equipped Credit Cards: Safer, And (For Now) More Confusing

Credit-card issuers are racing to get new cards with embedded chips into customers’ hands. But merchants aren’t ready for the shift.<p>If you live in the U.S. and have a credit card, you’ve almost certainly received a replacement card out of the blue in the last three months, often paired with an …

Opinion: Our textbooks and monuments are wrong

History is the polemics of the victor, William F. Buckley allegedly said. Not so in the United States, at least not regarding the Civil War. As soon …

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