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A Gourmand's Guide to Zürich—Switzerland’s Hottest New Culinary Capital

Once seldom making the list of coveted gourmand getaways, Zürich often harbors the distinction as Switzerland’s financial epicenter. But Zürich is …

Best Compact Camera 2017 – Looking for better quality than your smartphone? One of these is what you need

Looking for the best compact camera of the year so far? Look no further.<p>With the best will in the world, it’s not always practical to have a large …

Cameras

Shakespeare Explains the 2016 Election

In the early 1590s, Shakespeare sat down to write a play that addressed a problem: How could a great country wind up being governed by a sociopath?<p>The problem was not England’s, where a woman of exceptional intelligence and stamina had been on the throne for more than 30 years, but it had long …

Wolfgang & Co.

We ordered a round of mocktails that arrived in shot glasses and in kokum, jamun, jalapeno and mango flavors. I quite loved the jamun while the …

Stand Up Comedy

Playing outside the box

“JAZZ isn’t dead,’’ Frank Zappa once said, “it just smells funny.” If he were around today, Zappa might point to the music of a London-based trio, …

You've Been Writing To-Do Lists Completely Wrong, Here's How to Do It Right

“The most productive people don’t just write to-do lists once, but every day or multiple times a day.”<p>Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter …

Chef Jehangir Mehta

Mumbai-born chef Jehangir Mehta is known for his culinary flair and sophistication – and his work ethic. The owner of Graffiti in the East Village, …

The Healing Power of Yoga for Veterans

Yoga is first and foremost a peaceful practice, so for soldiers who return home suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, depression or both, it …

Dynamic Range of Motion Exercises

Doing dynamic range of motion exercises, or dynamic stretching, before physical activity, helps warm up your muscles while increasing the blood and …

The Path Between the Seas

• <b>Author:</b> David McCullough<p>The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph, told by master historian David McCullough.<p>From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author …

New documentary takes you from Mumbai to Nagaland, via 10 cities, on boat, bike and bullock

Helmed by the National Award-winning director Brahmanand Siingh, the 108-minute film showcases the existing paradoxes in India through the journey of …

India

The World That Trade Created

• <b>Author:</b> Kenneth Pomeranz & Steven Topik<p>In a series of brief, highly readable vignettes, the authors bring to life international trade and its actors--merchants and bankers, pirates and privateers, sailors and slaves, traders and tree tappers. In the process they make clear that the seemingly modern …

The Quest

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel Yergin<p><b>This long-awaited successor to Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize-winning The Prize provides an essential, overarching narrative of global energy, the principal engine of geopolitical and economic change</b><p>A master storyteller as well as a leading energy expert, Daniel Yergin …

Review: Add the Parrot Zik 3.0 to the List of Best Bluetooth Headphones

If you are a modern mobile audiophile, you'll really appreciate this new Bluetooth headset from Parrot. I recently had the opportunity to spend some time testing the Parrot Zik 3.0 ($399.99). This is truly one of the best pairs of Bluetooth headphones and would make any audiophile's ears tingle …

Paris's Local Restaurants Are Their Best in Decades

Paris, with its Old World charms, had begun to look old hat as a dining destination in recent years after London, New York and other cities grabbed …

Best MailChimp Templates to Level Up Your Business Email Newsletter 2018

People love MailChimp because of its ease-of-use and beautiful designs. The problem is, it’s often cumbersome to try and use your own customized …

10 books every new manager should read

It doesn't help that there's a ton of conflicting management advice out there, and sifting through it could take years.<p>That's why we recommend starting with these 10 books, which offer practical insights on leading a team.<p>We didn't simply stick with traditional business reads — instead, we included …

Self-improvement

Inside the elite startup retreat where Satya Nadella and Condoleezza Rice just spent their weekend

Venture-capital firm Sequoia invited more than 100 startup founders, CEOs, and alumni for what it called "Base Camp."<p>During the two-day event, founders and CEOs talked business and spent their nights sleeping in tents.<p>Here's what it was like inside the elite camp for startup founders:

Satya Nadella

Mount Everest Icon Tenzing Norgay's Son Criticizes Sherpas' Conditions

The son of a legendary Nepalese Mount Everest guide lashed out at the “circus” the climb has become, with some Sherpas risking their lives to carry coffee machines and TVs up the mountain for high-paying clients.<p>“[Last week] nine Sherpas climbed Everest and basically set the route to the summit,” …

A Short History of the World

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Lascelles<p>There is an increasing realisation that our knowledge of world history–and how it all fits together–is far from perfect. We might all know about the odd event, but there is a good chance that if we had to talk about what was happening in the world before or after, or …

Life In a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project

• <b>Author:</b> Jack Mayer<p>During World War II, <b>Irena Sendler</b>, a Polish Catholic social worker, organized a rescue network of fellow social workers to save 2,500 Jewish children from certain death in the Warsaw ghetto. Incredibly, after the war her heroism, like that of many others, was suppressed by …

Men's Bracelet - Men's Cuff Bracelet - Men's Vegan Bracelet - Men's Jewelry - Men's Gift - Boyfriend Gift - Husband Gift - Present For Men

Men's Bracelet - Men's Cuff Bracelet - Men's Vegan Bracelet - Men's Jewelry - Men's Gift - Boyfriend Gift - Husband Gift - Present For Men<p>Looking for a gift for your man? You've found the perfect item for this!<p>The simple and beautiful bracelet features 2 brown fabric bands and 1 beige fabric band …

Mujjo’s Leather MacBook Sleeve Offers an Intuitive Way to Carry Your Laptop

Mujjo has just launched a new leather Carry-On Folio Sleeve for the 12-inch MacBook. The fashion-forward case is designed to be easily portable, as …

The 1 Powerful Rule That Will Revolutionize Your Email

We are focused on decreasing our emails, but we're avoiding another inbox problem altogether. Follow this simple rule instead.<p>Inbox Zero is a great, wonderful goal, where you have no emails sitting in your mailbox. It is also fairly unrealistic for an entrepreneur. How often do you have every deal, …

Water

• <b>Author:</b> Steven Solomon<p>“I read this wide-ranging and thoughtful book while sitting on the banks of the Ganges near Varanasi—it's a river already badly polluted, and now threatened by the melting of the loss of the glaciers at its source to global warming. Four hundred million people depend on it, …

A Dreamy, Photographic Pilgrimage Along the Ganges River

Picture Stories<p>Photographer Caleb Cain Marcus began his 1,500-mile pilgrimage along the the Ganges River amid the snow-capped peaks of Gangotri, India, a Hindu pilgrim town where the massive river originates as an aquamarine stream “so narrow that you could almost hop across.”<p>He’s not particularly …

This Could Be the Coolest Suitcase Ever

There are five different things that make the Floatti suitcase one of the most exciting travel designs around. There are a few solid annoyances when …

The Most Beautiful Deserts in the World

By definition, a desert is a region that receive about 10 inches of rain or less each year—but its greatest incarnations vary wildly, from Arctic freezes to ochre-colored dunes in Africa to sandy stretches blanketed by wildflowers. These are 11 of the loveliest deserts in the world.<p>White Desert, …

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Greenblatt<p>Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction <br>Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction<br>One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one …