Chris Heuer

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The 31 hotels everyone should stay at in their lifetime, according to the man who tests them out for a living

Philippe Kjellgre, the founder of PK's List, knows this more than most.<p>Originally the founder of luxury hotel website Kiwi Collection, Swedish-born Kjellgre has written seven travel/hotel books, runs a travel advisory service for high-profile clients, as well as a newly-launched hotel app— and he's …

Hot Springs

World Cup: Japan fans impress by cleaning up stadium

<b>After a heated World Cup match, the stands are usually left with food waste, cups and wrappers scattered in the heat of the moment.</b><p>Japanese fans certainly had reason to go wild on Tuesday night. Their side won their opening game, beating Colombia 2-1, and securing the team's first victory against a …

Japan

Tiny home resorts across the United States

Jackson Hole

Pentagon Calls Off Major Annual Military Exercise With South Korea

Operation Ulchi Freedom Guardian has reportedly been suspended after Trump's pledge to end "war games."<p>A week after President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement about ending “war games” on the Korean Peninsula, the Pentagon and South Korea confirmed Monday that they had called off a major annual …

North Korea

Trump Threatens China With Fresh Tariffs On $200 Billion Of Imports

China has warned that it will push right back as the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies continues to escalate.<p>President Donald Trump added fuel to a burgeoning trade conflict with China on Monday, as he threatened to slap new tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of …

China

Rudy Giuliani Says His Calls To Suspend Mueller Probe Were Just A Casual Bluff

“That’s what I’m supposed to do,” the president's personal attorney told Politico.<p>Rudy Giuliani said his recent calls for the Justice Department to suspend special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation were a bluff he never thought would happen, according to an interview with Politico on …

Donald Trump

Do You Really Need a Sous Vide Precision Cooker? If You've Been on the Fence, Hugh Acheson Will Convince You That You Do

At the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, the chef used the tool to churn out fail proof lobster, which we'd like to eat all summer long.<p>At the Food & …

Sous

Capitalism Is The Reason Your Employer Is Screwing You Over

The answer: worker cooperatives.<p>Few businesses show the skewed dynamics between employer and employees as clearly as Amazon. Its CEO Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest person, with his wealth estimated at around $130 billion. He admits the near impossibility of spending these riches and commits $1 …

Middle-class

Here Are The Many Ways Trump's Charity Is Accused Of Breaking The Law

For starters, it's accused of using charity cash to settle a legal dispute over a hole-in-one.<p>On Thursday morning, the New York Attorney General’s Office slapped the Trump Foundation with an explosive lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump’s charitable organization was “little more than an empty …

Donald Trump

Snorkeling Rendezvous Caye In Belize Is Spectacular

Snorkeling Rendezvous Caye<br>A Gem Underwater<p>Snorkeling Rendezvous Caye in Belize is well worth it, if you can get out to this little piece of tropical …

Scuba Diving

North Korea Lauds Trump's Summit Concession On War Games

Trump’s announcement was a surprise even to President Moon Jae-in’s government in Seoul.<p>SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean state media lauded on Wednesday the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as a resounding success, highlighting concessions by the U.S. president and the prospect of a new …

North Korea

South Korea Blindsided By Trump War Games Agreement

South Korea said it needed to “to find out the precise meaning or intentions” of Trump’s comments.<p>By Josh Smith<p>SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration on Tuesday that he intended to end joint military exercises in Korea seemed to be news to both South Korean and U.S. military …

North Korea

Trump Administration Hands Democrats A Political Gift On Health Care

Democrats wasted no time taking advantage of it.<p>The Trump administration’s intervention in an Obamacare lawsuit this week has handed Democrats a political gift, putting Republican candidates on the defensive about whether they, too, want to get rid of some of the law’s most popular provisions.<p>On …

Health Care

Trump Endorses GOP Congressman's Challenger Just Hours Before Polls Close

"Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me," Trump tweeted in turning against the South Carolina lawmaker.<p>President Donald Trump publicly endorsed Katie Arrington, a South Carolina Republican running for Congress, on Tuesday afternoon. But it might not do her much good: Polls in the primary …

Republicans

One Magnificent Photo Sums Up Donald Trump's G-7 Visit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel shares a picture that says a thousand words.<p>Perhaps no other photo is in more need of a thorough caption than the one released Saturday by the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel from the Group of Seven’s annual meeting in Quebec.<p>Tense and confrontational, it …

Donald Trump

John McCain Tells Allies: Americans Stand With You Even If Trump Doesn't

The Arizona senator tweeted after Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slammed each other following a tense G7 summit.<p>Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) used a Twitter post to reassure other members of the Group of Seven that U.S. citizens are still their allies even if President Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Trump's Intel Chief Warns Of Upcoming Kremlin Election Interference

Dan Coats made his comments while President Donald Trump stumped for Russia's readmittance to the G-7.<p>In a strange disconnect between messages from government leaders, U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats warned of Kremlin attempts to break up Western alliances and interfere in midterm …

Russia

Lindsey Graham Defies Trump: Readmitting Russia To The G-7 Would Be A 'Mistake'

“The Soviet Union may have fallen, but the evil it represents is alive and well in Putin’s Russia," Graham said.<p>Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday warned against allowing Russia back into the Group of Seven countries as President Donald Trump has urged.<p>Readmitting Russia, which was expelled …

Russia

G7 summit: War of words erupts between US and key allies

<b>A war of words has erupted between the US and its G7 allies, hours after the group had put on an apparent show of unity at the end of a tense summit.</b><p>US President Donald Trump has continued his personal attacks against Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, tweeting that he "acts hurt when called …

Donald Trump

Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins Lets Signs Do His Talking On Racial Injustices

The NFL player's silent message could be heard loud and clear in the wake of the canceled White House visit with Trump.<p>Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins used silence and signs to deliver a strong message on what the protests by NFL players are really all about.<p>In the aftermath of President …

Donald Trump

How to Make Tough Decisions Easier

<i>Welcome to the Smarter Living newsletter. The editor,</i> <i>Tim Herrera</i><i>, emails readers with tips and advice for living a better, more fulfilling life.</i> <i>Sign up here</i> <i>to get it in your inbox.</i><p>One of the simplest, yet most stressful, decisions I deal with on a regular basis is one I’m sure you have worried …

Facebook drops privacy bombshell on users

Facebook is untrustworthy, according to security analyst Robert Siciliano, who told FOX Business the Cambridge Analytica data scandal was just the “tip of the iceberg” for the social media giant.<p>“Facebook just does not care about anybody’s privacy,” he told FOX Business’ Tracee Carrasco on “FBN AM” …

Social Media

How The Alt-Right Manipulates The Internet’s Biggest Commenting Platform

The commenting giant Disqus has said repeatedly that it doesn’t allow hate speech. But its platform is overrun with trolls, white nationalists, and neo-Nazis.<p><b>The alt-right and white nationalist trolls</b> who frequent Twitter and backwater message boards have found another gathering place online: the …

Internet

A HuffPost Reporter Was Bombarded With Threats. Twitter Suspended Him.

When Twitter outsources policing its platform to victims of harassment, it empowers brigades of trolls and extremists.<p>Last week HuffPost reporter Luke O’Brien published a story identifying the woman behind @AmyMek, a massively popular pseudonymous Twitter account followed by people like Sean …

Internet

Fox News' Shepard Smith Vents About ‘Frustrating’ Responses On Trump's Actions

"This isn’t about politics at all."<p>Shepard Smith had one word to sum up the news coming out of the White House on Monday: “frustrating.”<p>The Fox News host, one of the few voices on the network to take contrarian points of view when discussing the current administration, was referring to a letter …

Donald Trump

Giuliani to HuffPost: Trump could have 'shot James Comey' and not be prosecuted

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani claimed Sunday that the President hypothetically could have shot the former FBI director to end the Russia investigation and not face prosecution for it while in office.<p>Giuliani told HuffPost in an interview that Trump's presidential power …

Donald Trump

New organization aims to provide mentorship, access to capital to Montana startups

Tired of scalpers reselling tickets at inflated prices, longtime concertgoers Joel Martin and Henry Vinson decided to develop a better system.

Startups

Stop calling them 'social': Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, et al are the new mainstream media

When a racist tweet by Roseanne Barr leads to the cancellation of her top-rated show 24 hours later, when YouTube tightens up its monetization policy to howls of protest, when Snapchat prepares to expand into India, when Vogue offers tips on how to perfectly Instagram your wedding, when Facebook …

Social Media

The Streets In Positano, Italy

Positano is a small village, so wherever you are, you can find your way back to the harbor area and you never know what you might find when you get …

Italy

Walmart Quietly Launched the Midcentury-Modern Furniture of Our Dreams

If we had to pinpoint one trend that's reigned supreme for the last five years, it's midcentury modern design. We've spied Arne Jacobsen– and Hans …

Mid-Century modern