Neiv Gabay

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The Future of America's Economy Looks a Lot Like Elkhart, Indiana

ELKHART, Ind.—The self-proclaimed RV capital of the world gives a glimpse of what the American economy looks like when operating at full tilt.<p>High-school students around here skip college for factory jobs that offer great pay and benefits. For-hire signs sprout like roadside weeds. And workers are …

Wall Street

13 of the most remarkable aircraft of the future

Aviation

Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of April 2018

Night Shade Books is proud to introduce the latest volume of <i>The Best Science Fiction of the Year</i>, a new yearly anthology compiled by Hugo and World …

Books

Stunning Alien Architecture

Al Mefer is working towards his PhD in Neuroscience, but his talents go far beyond that: for the past 9 months, Mefer has been pursuing his …

The 13 most tolerant and fun cities where everyone under 30 wants to live right now

These days most millennials will consider a broad range of factors when considering a city to reside in, including living costs, how liberal a city is, the employment opportunities, as well as more fun aspects, such as what the nightlife's like.<p>Recognising this, apartment hunting website Nestpick …

San Francisco

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Self-improvement

Stunning MacBook Touch concept shows off the hybrid machine Apple will never make

Over the years, Apple executives have made their position on a hybrid iOS/Mac device incredibly clear, which is to say that they think it’s a …

Phil Schiller

Please don’t use AI to write Christmas carols

Christmas carol songwriters should be relieved to hear that they can keep their jobs for a little while longer. It turns out that artificial intelligence hasn’t quite mastered the art of their job.<p>In a Dec. 21 entry on her personal AI blog, Janelle Shane, a research scientist in industry and …

One VR pioneer thinks the tech has a dark side, and we need to be careful

The London Evening Standard has called him the David Foster Wallace of tech. But it’s not because Jaron Lanier is such a distinctive presence, with …

Virtual Reality

On Second Thought and Viewing…

Some follow-up thoughts on ‘<i>The Last Jedi’</i>And there I was, sitting in a theater, about to fall asleep to a <i>Star Wars</i> movie. The shame.To be fair, I …

Star Wars

Chinese food on Christmas 'a sacred Jewish ritual'

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — It’s a tradition that goes back more than a century. It’s a manifestation of the American dream. It’s about community and family and, to some extent, social justice.<p>Jews eat Chinese food and go to the movies on Christmas.<p>The reasons why that custom has flourished are …

Christmas Eve

New York City has a charming 4,000-person island that most people have never heard of — here's what it's like

New Yorkers rarely explore the tourist destinations in their own city.<p>I've never been to the Statue of Liberty, for example, and have visited the Empire State Building only once, when I was barely old enough to walk.<p>But there's a destination in the city that New Yorkers and tourists alike have …

New England

As Silicon Valley Gets ‘Crazy,’ Midwest Beckons Tech Investors

COLUMBUS, Ohio — They seem an odd couple. J. D. Vance, author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” his best-selling memoir of growing up in the postindustrial Midwest and his journey of escape. And Steve Case, the billionaire co-founder of America Online.<p>But Mr. Vance joined Mr. Case’s investment firm this year …

Silicon Valley

Fintech startup Glint de-cloaks to offer a multi-currency account and card that supports spending gold

London-based Glint has been pretty stealthy about what it planned to offer, despite several funding rounds and a vague description that it wanted to a create new “global currency” based on gold. Well, today the fintech startup is finally de-cloaking with a staggered launch of its multi-currency …

Internet Marketing

Mac concept imagines a refreshed mini form factor w/ built-in Touch Bar & Face ID

With 3 years now gone by since the last Mac mini update, it’s one of Apple’s long running product lines ripe for a complete overhaul. That’s likely why industrial design student Louis Berger’s latest concept envisions a miniature desktop Mac but with a much more modern approach. He’s dubbed the …

Donald Trump is done

When his old campaign manager was indicted Monday, Mr. Trump called me on the phone, crying like a baby, and begged me to endorse him. I said, "You're already president, Mr. President. You were elected." He said, "I'd still like your endorsement." I have a recording of the phone call. It's so sad. …

Donald Trump

The 20 Biggest Prehistoric Mammals

Although the biggest prehistoric mammals never approached the size of the biggest dinosaurs (which preceded them by tens of millions of years), pound …

Ice Age

Filipino Man Rescued After Spending Three Years Atop 60-Foot-Tall Coconut Tree

A 47-year-old man from La Paz, in the Agusan del Sur province of the Philippines, had last felt solid ground under his feet in 2014, before climbing …

Bolivia

The Wharf’s phase two, what to expect

Over 10 designers will create an additional 1.2 million square feet of mixed-use space<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Washington, D.C.’s largest project under construction, the first phase of The Wharf, finally …

Skyscrapers

A Photographic Journey Around the World

Take a virtual voyage to some of the most amazing places around the globe, seen through the lens of travel photographer Trey Ratcliff on his “80 Stays Around the World” journey with The Ritz-Carlton. The destinations seen here are as diverse in their landscape as they are in their culture. The …

Ritz-Carlton

Experimental City: The Sci-Fi Utopia That Never Was

With solar energy, recycling, computers, and personal mass transit, the 1960s-era Minnesota Experimental City was a prescient and hopeful vision of the urban future. A new documentary tells its story.<p>To forestall the continuing growth of cities as “cancerous organisms,” the Minnesota Experimental …

The Most Badass Buildings in America You've Probably Never Heard Of

Cities large and small across America have some incredibly cool architecture -- but what, exactly, makes for “good” architecture? The legendary …

Andy Warhol

Top Architectural Sights in Los Angeles

The Most Interesting Architectural Landmarks in LA<p>Los Angeles has a lot of interesting buildings designed by famous names like Frank Lloyd Wright, …

The Crazy Unbuilt Architecture That Almost Transformed N.Y.C.

A new exhibition looks at dozens of buildings that never were.<p>In Flushing Meadows, Queens, there’s a scale model of the entire city of New York. It’s called “the Panorama,” and though it was built for the 1964 World’s Fair, it’s still a fascinating three-dimensional portrait of New York City that …

Architecture

The most detailed look at the Old Chicago Main Post Office development yet

The project will also activate a large span of the riverfront<p>Sixteen months have passed since 601W Companies acquired Chicago’s abandoned Old Main Post Office building from deceased British billionaire Bill Davies and announced plans to convert to hulking structure into 2.5 million square feet of …

A brief recent history of Apple’s product swerves

The perennial refrain of Android fans is that Apple is just adding stuff to iOS that they’ve had for years already in their mobile ecosystem. And it’s certainly true that Cupertino makes a point of waiting until it believes a technology is properly baked and the time is <i>juuuuust</i> right — or at least …

Apple Pay

Wychwood Manor: A 1920s house and gardens, restored and transformed

On a south-facing ridge in the Evenlode valley, the Arts-and-Crafts-style garden of a 1920s house has been given a facelift in recent years, …

Architecture

How to trick your brain into thinking a small animal is hopping up your arm

Our brains have some pretty inaccurate maps of our body.<p>Everyone hates awkward pauses, and your brain is no exception. The mind’s eye will attempt to fill in dead spaces—though it’s not always very accurate. Try this: Have a friend give a few taps to your forearm, first near the wrist and then the …

Numb

The most beautiful churches in NYC

It’s no secret: The old New York is disappearing, especially when it comes to beautiful churches in NYC. The city’s longstanding institutions are …

Social Construction: Modern Architecture in British Mandate Palestine

The exhibition <i>Social Construction: Modern Architecture in British Mandate Palestine</i>, tracing the influence of international Modernism on the …

Tel Aviv