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Cheap prices fail to kill U.S. oil boom

Many smart people thought U.S. oil production would fall off a cliff along with the crash in crude prices.<p>In reality, it hasn't even come close to killing American production. The U.S. pumped 9.35 million barrels of oil a day in October, according to the latest government statistics available. …

Here's what happened when India's Prime Minister Modi met several dozen Fortune 500 CEOs

<b>Fortune</b> hosted dinner on Thursday night at the Waldorf in New York for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several dozen U.S. CEOs, including …

The Forgotten Stepwells Of Urban India

All across India, elaborate subterranean temples are hidden in plain site. Constructed between the 2nd century and 4th century AD, these massive and ornate stepwells were built both for spiritual bathing and as a way to access water tables during monsoon season and drought seasons. Today, tourists …

The Bilbao Effect: is 'starchitecture' all it’s cracked up to be? A history of cities in 50 buildings, day 27

Tomasz Kacprzak, chairman of the city council of Łódź, the third-biggest city in Poland, was telling me about the time he met David Lynch.<p>“We went to his house in California,” Kacprzak said. “He loves Łódź. He wants to build us a cultural centre.” (Lynch’s plan for a 90-acre site comprising a film …

Urbanism

Art,Art and design,Painting,Food and drink,Books,Culture,New York,US news,Food & drink,Life and style,Baking<p>Alcoholic, adulterer ... and foodie? As a stash of the painter’s personal recipes are published, an old friend spills the beans on dinner chez Pollock and Krasner<p>Jackson Pollock’s alcoholism …

Jackson Pollock

Fantastic Deviled Egg Recipes

Photo: CLAUDIA CATALANO<p>It’s with no shortage of boastful relish that I’m privileged to share these fantastic deviled eggs from The Black Birch restaurant, which were recently given a glowing write up by The Boston Globe in an article entitled <i>In Kittery, Maine, humble deviled eggs elevated to an art</i> …

Bitcoin company CEO Adam Tepper killed in Thailand motorcycle accident

The Australian CEO of a Bitcoin company has died in a motorcycle accident in Thaliand.<p>Adam Tepper, 34, was killed when his bike hit a pole on the …

Apple Stores to act more like jewelry stores for upcoming gold Apple Watch

Apple is preparing to take some pages out of the traditional jewelry store playbook. For the upcoming 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition, Apple is planning several new features for its retail stores to support the device. As we reported several months ago, Apple is planning on allowing customers to …

This beautiful note taking app for Mac and iOS uses hashtags to organize your notes

Note taking apps are dime a dozen these days, but occasionally I stumble across a new one that does something smarter than the rest.<p>Letterspace, an app for iOS and Mac, is a beautifully designed free app that organizes your notes in an interesting new way we’ve seen on only social media so far: …

Top 10: the most romantic Rome hotels

An insider's guide to the most romantic places to stay in Rome, including the best places to stay for theatrical interiors, sumptuous suites, candlelit roof terraces, Michelin-starred restaurants with views of the Colosseum and four-poster beds, in locations including Palazzo Navona and the centro …

Italy

Once $399 A Year, Google Earth Pro Is Now Free

Lots of people have dabbled with Google Earth to fly around their neighborhood or poke around a 3D version Paris. But how many dropped $400 (per year!) for a Pro subscription?<p>Not a ton, it would seem. At least, not enough for Google to keep counting on it as an income source.<p>Google has just nixed …

Ocean Gravity: Spectacular Footage of Freediver Guillaume Nery Flying through Swift Ocean Currents North of Tahiti | Colossal

<p>Filmed late last year by director and underwater cameraman Julie Gautier, this amazing footage shows free diver Guillaume Néry as he’s carried by …