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The Quieter Side of Ibiza

The Spanish do it. The French, the Brits, and the Italians are all doing it. But Americans? We haven’t yet joined the ranks of Ibiza lovers.<p>Last month, I gave in to a nagging feeling that I was missing something and packed up my family for a week of sun and sea on Spain’s “white island.” What I …

Radical.fm Launches a 'Pay What You Can' iOS App to Take on Pandora and Spotify

The online music streaming service Radical.FM has launched an iOS app, marking the company’s first foray into native app streaming. More importantly, it differentiates itself from others in the market by offering access to its 25 million song catalogue on a ‘pay what you can’ basis.<p>Also unlike some …

Enjoying John Mayer's New Album Does Not Make You a Bad Person

Mayer's sixth studio album Paradise Valley is out today. It's good, and separable from the artist.<p>I was into John Mayer before he was big. I was into him when he was so small-time; he couldn't even afford velvet bandanas. His guitar strings were old shoelaces. He was still a kid. He was so small. …

Heartache Gives KT Tunstall's New Album A Split Personality

Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall made her latest album in Arizona, of all places. Working with musician and producer Howe Gelb, she recorded the first six songs in the spring of 2012, and the last six in November. But a lot changed for Tunstall in the months between.<p>"I lost my father. He was …

14 Ways To Enjoy New York City's Swankiest Spots For Free (Or Cheap)

From a subterranean food court inside the Plaza Hotel to little-known lunch deals at some of the city's best restaurants, here are 14 ways to enjoy New York City's fanciest venues without spending a fortune.

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Amy Holford - New Waves

Amy Holford is a truly exceptional singer; if you haven’t heard her yet prepare to be seduced and stunned. She first came to our attention in 2012 …

A road trip through provincial France

The remote region of Aveyron recalls a France of the past, with narrow country lanes, authentic village life and a population where cows outnumber people.<p>In the most visited country in the world, finding a slice of <i>la France profonde</i> (deep France) is not as easy as it once was. While Provence – with …

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Travel Guide: French Riviera

From the latest hotels and restaurants to the established classics, a guide to the essentials in the storied getaway on France's Côte d'Azur<p>By Dana Thomas, Architectural Digest<p>Photo: Rainer Raffalski<p>With its rolling countryside, long, golden beaches, and breathtaking light, Saint-Tropez is one of …

It Just Got Easier For Americans To Travel To Cuba

Road Scholar, a Boston-based company, is offering the trips from Jamaica and Miami, with stops in Havana and other parts of Cuba.<p>Most travel by U.S. citizens to Cuba is outlawed, but tens of thousands of Americans now visit the island legally each year on people-to-people tours, which are licensed …

Movie ticket prices rise, propelled by 3-D and Imax films

Movie ticket prices increased sharply in the second quarter of 2013, thanks to a slate of 3-D and Imax films.<p>The average U.S. movie ticket price for the three months that ended in June was $8.38, up 3.2% from the same period last year, according to the National Assn. of Theatre Owners, an industry …

Iron Man

Elizabeth Warren, hard-liner

Earlier last week at the White House, President Barack Obama tried to use his powers of persuasion on Elizabeth Warren, privately urging the consumer watchdog-turned-Massachusetts senator to back the student loan deal he was reaching with Senate leaders.<p>It didn’t work.<p>On Thursday, she went to the …

Marvel and Joss Whedon announce 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' to cap off Comic-Con panel

Marvel is capping off Saturday night here at Comic-Con 2013, and Joss Whedon just took the stage and revealed that the name of the sequel to <i>The Avengers</i> will be <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>. The reveal came at the end of a brief teaser, with the camera rotating around an image of Tony Stark's Iron Man …

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There's A Batman / Superman Movie Coming In 2015!

Warner Bros. surprised everyone at Comic-Con today announcing a Batman / Superman movie in 2015.<p>"Man of Steel" actor Harry Lennix opened the panel quoting a line from Frank Miller's 1986 comic "The Dark Knight Returns" in which Bats says the iconic line:<p>"I want you to remember, Clark, in all the …

Comic Books

Cable TV to the rescue: Will the “quality” subscription model work for books, movies, music?

Movies are dying, bookstores disappearing, radio’s awful — but it’s a golden age of TV. Can we all learn from HBO?<p>Like a state covered by a range of microclimates, the culture world is a baffling and contradictory place these days. The last decade or so has been a rough time for much of the …

Marvel 2013 Comic Con Panel: Loki Takes Over

Jason Isbell Locates His Musical Compass On 'Southeastern'

When singer-songwriter Jason Isbell used to get drunk, he'd sometimes tell his then-girlfriend, the musician Amanda Shires, that he needed to quit the bottle — and that if it was going to take, he'd have to go to rehab. Eventually, she said the next time he told her that, she'd hold him to it. And …

Everyone Hates Rolling Stone’s Dzhokhar Cover

Robert Downey Jr. Tops Forbes' List Of Highest-Paid Actors

That shouldn't come as a shock considering the superhero actor just came off two huge hits, "Iron Man 3" and last year's "The Avengers."<p>Combined, both films generated $2.7 billion — <i>with a B</i>— at the box office worldwide.<p>Downey Jr. was the highest-paid star of "The Avengers" with a large $50 million …

The great big Pixar conspiracy

Anyone can swan up to the Back to the Future trilogy and point out, after a single watch, that the grand finale is flawed: Doc and Marty would be …

How to choose a Caribbean island

The dozens of islands scattered across the Caribbean are a remarkably diverse lot. Pulsing Jamaica has little in common with group-filled Aruba, and even islands in plain sight of each other like St Kitts and Nevis are vastly different not just in appearance but in what they offer visitors.<p>So for …

‘Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Will Explain Coulson's Return... Eventually – /Film

Of all the questions hovering over <i>Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i>, perhaps the biggest is just what Agent Coulson (<b>Clark Gregg</b>) is doing in it. Even …

Comics

Elizabeth Warren Introducing A Bill That Would Be Wall Street's Worst Nightmare

Glass-Steagall is the 1933 law that separated commercial and investment banking. Back in 1999 it was repealed by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act at the urging of Wall Street heavyweights like then-Citi CEO Sandy Weill.<p>Then the financial crisis happened. Many banks failed and others got swallowed up into …

10 Foreign Destinations Where You Can Pay with U.S. Dollars

There are many great pleasures of the globe-trotting life, but dealing with pesky Travelex lines is not one of them. Sick of exchange rates, transaction fees, and coming home with pockets filled with useless coins? Here are 10 foreign destinations where you can pay with U.S. dollars, from the sunny …

Five Can't Miss Cafes in Paris

There seem to be almost an unlimited number of things to do in Paris, including enjoying countless idyllic cafes -- it can be nearly impossible to decipher which offers the best tasse du café in the city. Determining factors, such as the heavenly flakiness of a fresh croissant or the mellow rhythms …

Netflix Is Making Both Cable and Internet Television Better

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Not only is Netflix creating compelling original content worth watching on its streaming service, …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …