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More than 400 millionaires tell Congress: Don’t cut our taxes

By Heather Long<p>Heather Long<p>Economics correspondent<p>Email Bio Follow<p>More than 400 American millionaires and billionaires are sending a letter to Congress this week urging Republican lawmakers not to cut their taxes.<p>The wealthy Americans — including doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs and chief executives …

Estate Tax

Ernest Hemingway's long-lost Los Angeles visit

Lots happened in L.A. last night. Lives ended. Lives began. Couples fought, couples made up. A recently transplanted Manhattan-ite said, "All my friends are here!" I probably fell asleep with a book on my chest.<p>Eighty years from now, what record of these events will survive? Partly that depends on …

Google Is Already Late to China's AI Revolution

Sitting on a stage in Wuzhen, China, a historic city up the river from Shanghai, Google chairman Eric Schmidt described what he called "the age of …

Sorry, Amazon, But Microsoft Is The World's #1 Cloud Vendor - Here's Why

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p><b>CLOUD WARS -</b> Amazon Web …

Tech Trends

7 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Look at Business

These presentations can teach you about the importance of time off, where you can do your best work, how to pitch to investors and more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>TED Talks are a godsend. They introduce us to people we should keep on our radar and concepts we can …

Why You Always Wake Up at the Same Time

Have you ever wondered why you seem to wake up at nearly the same time every night or in the morning? Whether it is at 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 5 a.m., or …

This Guacamole Hack Will Take Your Super Bowl Spread to Another Level

The secret, according to GQ Home Cooking's Lang Whitaker, is a little bit of hazelnut oil.<p>This Sunday, all around the world people will invite over groups of friends, turn on their large screen TVs and crank up the surround sound, then spend the next five hours ignoring the football game in favor …

Atlanta Falcons

How To Design For Millennials, According To Ikea

Festival tents, anyone?<p>Two new collections are hitting Ikea’s shelves and online stores in February: the PS 2017 collection, a limited-edition series of stylish, adventurous pieces, and the Spridd line of housewares and accessories festooned with dizzying graphics. Both were “designed for free …

A fashion designer breaks down why some clothes are worth spending more on

At a fast-fashion retailer such as H&M, a simple cut-and-sew top can cost as little as $15. At Gap, something similar might run about $45. At Elizabeth Suzann, a small fashion label based in Nashville, Tennessee, one of the brand’s minimal kimono-sleeved t-shirts, made of cotton twill, is …

Rami Malek Nails Rebel Style for the Guy with an Office Job

Rami Malek, like practically all of the stylish men who came before him, is starting to circle around something of a uniform. It consists of ankle-length black pants, a pressed shirt buttoned all the way up, and some sort of swaggy layer on top; a bomber, sweater, and sometimes a blazer. Tough …

This Cozy Guest Cottage is a Book Lover's Dream

(Image credit: House and Garden)<p>If you're one of those people who feels most comfortable surrounded by books, this cozy guest cottage, a converted …

Cottages

Technically speaking: the latest fast-lane tech on the road to success

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Luggage

How to Wear Plaid Like an Italian Style Guru

While we love a plaid flannel shirt as much as the next guy, when it comes to wearing the pattern like the stylish men of Milan Fashion week, topcoats and scarves are where it's at. After all, Italian men are revered for their tailored yet swaggy personal style, not their rustic charm. To capture …

This Navy Suit Could Be the Sexiest Thing You Own

Nothing says sex appeal like a well tailored suit.<p>We don't often talk about the inherent sex appeal of a good suit but mark our words, wearing a really good suit—like one in classic navy wool—out on a Friday night will draw women to you like moths to a flame. Of course, not all blue suits are …

Pocket Squares

Use These Six Simple Decision-Making Metrics To Kill Meetings And Emails

Leadership and management are largely about judgment and decisiveness, so it’s no surprise a Bain & Co study found that decision making drives 95% of business performance.<p>The real surprise is that decision making is one of the most poorly tracked business activities. Think about it: your company’s …

The 11 Best New Menswear Items to Buy Right Now

Menswear

The 45 Best Living Room Ideas for Every Style

Luxe and layered, these living spaces are the unique design inspo you need.<p>These exceptional living spaces bring a bounty of personality and panache to the homes they occupy. Living rooms are where friends and family gather and memories are made, and we believe in giving those memories a beautiful …

Living Rooms

Lego Boost is going to turn all your Lego toys into programmable robots

Cat robots, super car robots and more: Lego's new kit debuting at CES combines coding and robot-building, and it uses old bricks.<p>CES is full of robots, but Lego robots... well, that doesn't happen every year.<p>Educational codable robot toys have been a mega-trend in kid tech over the last year, from …

Improve Your Analytics Skills With These 9 Tips

Looking for a worthwhile New Year’s resolution? A resolution that will help your career? A resolution you can keep? Resolve to become a better analyst in 2017.<p>How can you become better at your work? You know the old standbys like attending a class, taking on a challenging project, and networking …

10 Must-have apps that travellers shouldn’t live without

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>+11<p>Shares 33<p>There’s an app for just about everything, whether it’s finding the perfect vacation, accessing an easy transit guide …

The best time to buy airline tickets and other travel advice for 2017

By Andrea Sachs<p>Andrea Sachs<p>Travel reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>You don’t really need to make it an official resolution, do you? That in 2017 you will travel — a lot? But maybe you will resolve to be smarter about booking airfare and snagging those low prices. Here are some developments that could help …

The 8 Quickest Ways to Get Sick Abs

Getting a flat stomach is hard work enough; getting full-on definition is downright laborious. But it just got easier: These simple workout and diet tweaks will help you get the definition you want, faster.

Body Fat

The Reason Jews Eat Chinese Food On Christmas Is Rooted In Solidarity

Chinese and Jewish people both understood “what it’s like to be outsiders" on Christmas.<p>Along with carving the ham and eating gingerbread cookies to our hearts’ content, there’s another big food tradition that comes on Christmas day.<p>For over a century, Jewish families in the U.S. have been paying a …

I’m a digital nomad—and my first order of business for 2017 is ditching mainstream banks

Few people think banks are fun, exactly. But banking is often seen as an unavoidable part of modern life—preferable, at the very least, to burying money in your backyard.<p>Still, as a dual-citizen freelancer who often travels in Europe and has bank accounts in both the UK and the US, I’ve found that …

11 Websites To Learn To Code For Free In 2017

You know that it’s totally possible to learn to code for free…but what are the best resources to achieve that? Whether you already have some knowledge under your belt or have never typed a line of code before, start by exploring your options on these 11 fantastic websites.<p><b>1. Codecademy</b><p>Codecademy is …

Computer Science

Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies at 90

Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and then defied the United States for nearly half a century as Cuba’s maximum leader, bedeviling 11 American presidents and briefly pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war, died on Friday. …

Where To Travel When You're Single & Over 30

You’re forgiven if the phrase “singles travel” sends a shiver down your spine. The words conjure images of cougars prowling on cruises and unruly …

The IPhone's Secret Flights From China to Your Local Apple Store - Bloomberg

As Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled new iPhones yesterday, a complex operation had already kicked into gear behind the scenes to send millions of the …