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7 Must-Read Classic Business Books | Inc.com

Summer vacation. For most founders of early-stage and fast-growth companies those two words together are about as foreign as snow in August. Still, summer does tend to slow down the pace somewhat.<p>So whether you are one of the lucky ones who's managed to negotiate a few days on the beach or you …

Entrepreneurship

19 vintage photos that show what New York City looked like in the 1980s

The New York City of the 1980s is quite different from the city we know today. Homicides were at near-record highs, the crack epidemic was raging, and NYC had not yet experienced the wave of gentrification that has marked it in modern times.<p>Janet Delaney grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles, but …

New York City

Articles about 8 stunning modern bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.<p>Are you planning to remodel your bedroom? Check out these …

Fabrication

How to visit Paris alone.

I WENT TO THE ‘CITY OF LOVE’, WITHOUT ANYONE TO LOVE. Apart from myself. And my imaginary pet boxer dog, Pedro Angel Garcia Marquez*. What an awesome …

24 Hours in Paris

Seeing more than one country while you're in Europe is a breeze. Rail systems like the Eurostar are cheap and efficient, while the Eurail pass grants you access to nearly every train on the continent. Recently, some friends and I hopped a Eurostar train from St. Pancras International in London for …

France

Exposed Brick Walls Meet Sustainable Modern Design In Splendid London Apartment

Located in the heart of the Soho neighborhood in the West End of <b>London</b>, this beautiful apartment is all about bringing two contrasting worlds …

Letter From an Electric Bus in Rome

After living outside of Italy for the past eight years, I moved back to Rome four months ago with nostalgic eyes. I naively hoped to find much of what I had left untouched or, simply, authentically Roman in its inertia. As I observe Rome's quirky corners that were familiar to me long before being …

Italy

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Steve Jobs is the most influential person of the past 25 years, says CNBC

CNBC has named Steve Jobs the most influential person of the last 25 years. On a list entitled “First 25: Rebels, Icons & Leaders,” Jobs ranks above the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Warren Buffet — along with the founders of Google, Amazon, and other tech giants.<p>The organization claims Jobs deserves …

The 7 Best Cities for Beer

The number of local craft breweries is at an all-time high in the United States. From coast to coast (and everywhere in between), privately-owned breweries are producing delicious brews for every palate. Hoppy IPAs, robust ales, and refreshing pilsners are just some of the offerings on parade, and …

Beer

Google is making it hard to cheat on your spouse in Japan

Ashley Madison founder cries foul over Google AdWords restrictions<p><i>Noel Biderman, Ashley Madison CEO, in Tokyo last month.</i><p>"Women of this generation — this Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, ‘I'm in a sex tape' kind of generation — they're not going to behave like their moms. They're not going to tolerate …

Having High-Tech Gadgets Is a Career-Booster, Says Study

Always using the latest high-tech gadget is one way to boost your image at work, new research suggests.<p>Indeed, business professionals who want to be …

Ask a Sommelier: Are Wines By the Glass a Good Deal?

There's always that moment at a restaurant: should you order wine from the by-the-glass list, or spring for a bottle? Go for a few different glasses or commit? Sometimes it's hard to tell whether the wines available by the glass are a good or bad deal. Are they just cheap bottles marked up to the …

21 Travel Experiences You Must Have Once (And Only Once)

A few epic places on this Earth deserve a permanent, recurring role on your lifetime to-do list. Then there are overhyped places you should never, ever waste your time on in the first place.<p>Finally, there's a hybrid of the two: a "one and done" travel experience so epic and so awesome and so …

Nudist Resort Offer Naked Beer Festival

We may have found the only festival where it's actually acceptable (and encouraged) to get your drink on and get naked. The only catch? You have to take your clothes off <i>before</i> you start drinking. Welcome to the Sunny Rest Beer Festival, a "Bare Beach Beer Fest."<p>The festival, which takes place …

7 Street Photography Tips and Exercises to Try This Season

If you live near me, the birds are starting to chirp, it no longer hurts your face to walk out the door, and everyone sheds their all black winter …

Gargoyle looking down to the city

The Deepest and Highest Subway Stations in NYC: 191st St, 190th Street, Smith & 9th

What’s the deepest subway station in New York City? This is a topic of some healthy debate in transit forums, with some conflicting claims between …

Sex Tape Trailer Official - Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel

Famous Movie Scene Locations As Seen Through Google Street View

As long as you can track down the address or the name of a given venue, you can explore plenty of classic film locations through Google Street View.<p>Dozens of landmarks and restaurants throughout New York City alone have provided the setting for some of the most memorable movie scenes to date.<p>Here's …

Google Street View

Batman/Superman Casts "Cyborg"

Natural gas gets a pressure test at 270mph

Royal Dutch Shell and its Pennzoil subsidiary have launched a new motor oil formulation, and the product is… well, it’s a gas.<p>More to the point, Pennzoil’s Ultra Platinum synthetic oil utilises natural gas for its base, marking a break from regular and synthetic oils that are typically built on a …

Natural Gas

Meet China's most expensive car

This is the Hongqi L5 limousine. It's a very big, very powerful and very important car for very important people, and the very first production model has just been sold for 5m yuan (about $800,000).<p>Bloomberg is reporting that a Chinese customer in Nanjing has bought the very first production Honqui …

Automotive Design

The Best Music Festival Street Style Second Edition

See what the chicest festivalgoers wore this weekend.<p>When you think "festival fashion," Coachella is pretty much king. With all of young Hollywood gathered in one dusty desert destination, decked out in their boho best, it's a mean style game. Here is a look at the chic set from Coachella.This …