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Europe's 7 Most Underrated Food Cities

So you've gorged on snails in Paris and run Rome dry of cacio e pepe, what next? Though certain foodie cities rule the roost in Europe, stepping …

The 17 travel destinations you always see flooding your Instagram feed

The holiday locations you see time and time again on social media<p>While there are bound to be certain destinations on <i>every</i> travel bloggers' bucket list, sometimes it can feel like the same locations are bleeding your Instagram feed time and time again.<p><i>Yes</i> we know there are only a finite number of …

Here One True Wireless "Smart Earbuds" Preview

The Here One earbuds were the coolest products I saw at CES 2017. It was just a quick demo, so this is strictly a preview, not a review, but I heard enough to be impressed, and that takes a lot.<p>The Here Ones are of the so-called “true wireless” category, which is to say they have zero wires. They …

Consumer Tech

Eight Free Things to Do This Month

Free Things to Do in Boston, December 2016<p>Including a day of free ice skating, two screenings, and a Santa Speedo run.<p>By ·<p>FOR THE LOVE OF FILM <b><br>“The</b> …

10 of the world's most beautiful ice skating rinks | CNN Travel

With 'Track Anything,' Dustin Moskovitz's Startup Asana Makes Its Big Platform Play

Justin Rosenstein says that when he and his cofounder Dustin Moskovitz left Facebook in 2008 to start their company Asana, they asked a simple question: “What if we could make every organization in the world 5% faster?”<p>Eight years later, Asana has emerged as one of the leaders in project management …

Project Management

Google's 'Faster' undersea internet cable goes live

Internet users in Japan are about to get a speed boost. Google's 9,000km undersea internet cable from the United States to the country has been …

Robots

Brazil's main opposition party split on joining a future Temer government | Reuters

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s largest opposition party is divided over how strongly to back a new interim government if it succeeds in having President Dilma Rousseff stripped of office, as it eyes a run at the presidency in 2018, senior members said on Monday.<p>Member of the Lower House of Congress, …

Brazil

Pictures of the Week 3.24.16

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a DSLR Lens

One of the main benefits of owning a DSLR camera is the ability to utilize a wide variety of different lenses. Most professional photographers will …

'Call of Duty game depicts our father as barbarian,' say late Angolan warlord's sons

Three children of Jonas Savimbi launch libel suit in France against the makers of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, demanding €1 million and for the game to be shelved<p>The children of the late Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi are calling for hit video game Call of Duty: Black Ops II to be pulled and €1 …

No-one can afford the ‘affordable housing’ that is supposed to solve Britain’s house price crisis

In turn, this is ramping up prices.<p>Government schemes to get low earners buying homes by giving them massive subsidised loans are only stoking demand and making the situation worse.<p>So building more houses is the key to solving the problem, right? — <b>Well, not exactly. It only works if house builders</b> …

why are there so few female drummers?

Mindy Abovitz of Tom Tom, the female drumming magazine, explains how she wants to upend the music industry.<p>Mindy Abovitz conceived <i>Tom Tom</i>, a quarterly magazine for and about female drummers, in 2009, after she became a drum instructor at the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls in New York City. Teaching …

In the Mood for... Dressing Down

There's a time and a place for glamour—and Thanksgiving weekend is not it. Get inspired by these images from the <i>W</i> archive and put your ballgowns away.

Retro Done Right

Kristen Stewart had the right idea.<p><b>The inspiration:</b> Kristen Stewart in "Woman on the Verge." Photo by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Edward Enninful; W Magazine August 2010.

What Happens When a Normal Person Hires a Stylist

Hint: a lot.<p>There comes a time in a woman's life when she craves a style of her own. After spending hours upon hours of my precious youth staring blankly into my closet, trying to create interesting outfit combinations from my same old stuff, I became one of them.<p>My typical process for getting …

Karma Cola puts some fizz into drinks market

The ethical soft drinks firm is taking on Coca Cola<p>Karma Cola, a challenger soft drink brand, is taking on Cola-Cola with a Fairtrade and organic version of the famous sugary drink, which gives 3p of the cost of every bottle sold to cola nut producers in Sierra Leone.<p>The company, which was founded …

Coca-Cola

Rising London property costs could lead to firms relocating, says study

Rising property costs in central London could lead to a wave of businesses relocating outside the capital, research has claimed.<p>A combination of having to pay higher salaries to staff so they can afford London housing and paying increasing amounts in office rent is causing companies to consider …

Housing

How Millennials Can Succeed at Their First Job

<i>The MPW Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

Leadership

British technology company to 'transform' air and space travel with pioneering new engine design

Reaction Engines says its invention will allow airliners to fly at five times the speed of sound<p>For a small technology company trying to revolutionise low-cost commercial space travel, the sale of a minority stake to aerospace giant BAE Systems could turn out to be the defining moment in its …

Aviation

A critical shift is taking place in China ― and it could have brutal consequences

That is according to Wei Yao, a strategist at Societe Generale, who published a note on Friday on the country's need for capacity consolidation.<p>Capacity consolidation is another way of saying that China needs to cut back on heavy industry, which sucks up resources and capital.<p>That sector of the …

Here's a simple explanation for why the retail business is brutal

This week, the retail sector got hammered, notably Macy's and Nordstrom, which saw shares crash.<p>Macy's stock fell 14% on Wednesday after reporting disappointing third-quarter results. After the market closed on Thursday, Nordstrom shares were down as much as 16%, as the company's earnings widely …

Why greasy foods make paper bags translucent

To understand why, we need to understand how light interacts with matter. The colors we see are different energies of visible light waves. We see these waves as the different colors of the rainbow — red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple.<p>When a light wave hits an object, a few things could …

Elon Musk Explains What Happens When A Tesla Crashes

As the surprise speaker at the Baron Investment Conference in New York Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk discussed the claims that his company’s electric …

Made in America 2015: Pictures

Vertigo

My tattoos help me feel more comfortable in my own skin

The needle never hurts any less. Five previous sessions taught me that much, but I tried to push the fact out of my mind as Austin the tattoo artist gave his instrument a few experimental pulses before setting into the afternoon’s work. The tattoo gun sounded like an angry hornet communicating in …

Tattoos

Women at all levels of UK companies are paid less than men

It’s old hat now that women are paid less than men, even if they’re at the very top of their industry. The latest confirmation comes from data in the UK showing that women in senior management or at director level in the country earn 11% less than their male counterparts, and are awarded with …

Gender

Start Your Day With Our Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich and Have the Best Morning Ever

We fought. We ate. We nodded silently, awestruck, and ate some more. And then we declared: This is the ultimate homemade egg sandwich.<p>We have some pretty strong opinions on what goes into the perfect breakfast sandwich: English muffins and American cheese are non-negotiable. The eggs must be …

Breakfast

Most Definitely Worth It: Making a Pot of Oatmeal to Last You All Week

Wanna get organized? Wanna do something good for yourself? Want this to be the best week ever? Okay, then. Go do this right now. Put 2 cups of steel-cut oats in a medium pot. Add 8 cups water and a couple pinches of salt. Bring to a boil, stir it around a couple times, then remove from heat and …

Breakfast

How terrifying food technology has changed our lives

From fridge freezers to microwaves, coffee percolators to toasters, an astonishing array of kitchen tech has revolutionised domestic life<p>Early cooks had no need of new-fangled appliances to prove their culinary prowess. In the days before ovens, saucepans and utensils, a simple stone over a hot …