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Some Alcoholic Genius Is Opening A Whisky Themed Hotel In Hollywood

The best kind of whisky used to be a single malt you drank among friends—or on your own as you savoured the closure of a multi-million dollar deal. …

Hospitality

Solo director Ron Howard teases a potential sequel to Willow

In 1988, director Ron Howard collaborated with George Lucas for a fantasy film called <i>Willow</i>; which placed Warwick Davis in the title role as a very …

Tom Ford’s New Timepiece Collection Is Going to Change the Way You Wear Your Watch

Who among us hasn’t wanted, at some point, to live life like Tom Ford? The elegant designer and filmmaker seems to have it all figured out, especially when he explains his daily routine to <i>Vogue</i>. He rises every day at 5:00 a.m. “Like most people, I check my emails. I make myself a tall glass of iced …

The Complex Code In A Potato Chip: Why We Love The Flavors We Do

If the recent Lady Doritos furor is anything to go by, then consumers have very strong opinions about how we're meant (or not meant) to eat our chips.<p>One could make a reasonable argument that comments made by Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo, which owns the Doritos brand, were insulting. (She suggested …

Flavors

China’s William Gibson is a sci-fi writer wrestling with problems from pollution to patriarchy

The village of Guiyu in China’s southern Guangdong province is known as the world’s e-waste capital. Thousands of locals have for over a decade been making a living by extracting precious metals like gold and silver from old computers, cell phones, and batteries shipped from across the globe. …

China

Cannes Film Festival has banned selfies

But what will Kendall Jenner post on Instagram now?<p>In shock news for social media-loving celebrities (so that’s everyone then), The Washington Post …

Creative Director’s Choice: Inii Kim of King & Partners on Nike Korea’s empowering rap video

Creative Director’s Choice gives creative directors a chance to highlight the current work they think is the best out in the ad world – the ads and …

Genius Company Installs Beehives In Your Living Room, And Here’s How It Works

As you probably know already, the bee population is in a consistent decline and has been for some time, with modern industrial farming methods and …

Ecology

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

I’ve Been Making Asian Nachos for Years—and Now Everybody Wants Them

We come across a lot of food trends—yes, like the currently hot Asian nachos. It’s our job to go through them and use years of cooking and eating …

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC

Spurred by ambiguities in the new tax law, accountants are coming up with novel strategies to help entrepreneurs slash their taxes.<p>One of the most notable provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a 20% deduction for qualified business income from so-called pass-through entities, including S …

Retirement

Vodka cream pasta, a winner in 15 minutes

<i>In</i> <b>Hasty Gourmet</b><i>,</i> The Takeout <i>writers offer reliable recipes that are dinner-party worthy with only a handful of ingredients and a minimum of effort.</i><p>In …

Cooking

Men’s Grooming Trends Fall 2018 [PHOTOS] – WWD

MenÕs Grooming Trends Fall 2018: Curly<p>Valentino Men’s Fall 2018<p>StŽphane Feugre/WWD<p>Backstage at Brooks Brothers Men’s Fall 2018<p>Backstage at Brooks …

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Recipes for a Week of Whole30

I suspect you might think you won't be eating well on a Whole30, but that's far from the truth. If you think about it, the elements of most fine …

Amar’e Stoudemire Recalled The Time He Saw A Teammate Choke Someone Out In The Locker Room

On Tuesday, Amar’e Stoudemire appeared on the best show in late night, <i>Desus and Mero</i>. The hosts have a knack for making their guests comfortable enough to tell some crazy stories, and Stoudemire did not disappoint.<p>The interview portion of the show dealt with Stoudemire’s Israeli awakening and the …

Basketball

The cryptocurrency market just saw a massive sell-off

More than $200 billion was wiped off the value of global cryptocurrencies at the peak of the sell-off

Smart Profitable Ways to Invest $10,000 for You

Smart Ways to Invest $10,000 in 2018<p>Profitable Ways to Make Your Money Work for You<p>Updated January 16, 2018<p>Not everyone has $10,000 lying around, but …

The History of RPGs: The Story of the First Sci-Fi RPG ‘Metamorphosis Alpha’

<i>Metamorphosis Alpha</i> is the first-ever science fiction role-playing game. Published in 1976, the game comes from the dawn of role-playing. (As a …

IBM and Maersk Are Creating a New Blockchain Company

IBM and Danish shipping giant Maersk are teaming up to form a new company whose aim is to commercialize blockchain technology—the nifty, shared …

Inside Telegram’s ambitious $1.2B ICO to create the next Ethereum

We have even more information about messaging app Telegram’s plans for cashing in on its popularity within the crypto community with the massive ICO for its proposed Telegram Open Network (TON) project (that we first reported), after obtaining the whitepaper and investor prospectuses in full.<p>From …

Traditional asset tokens: Crypto's next big thing

Stephen McKeon, University of Oregon associate professor of finance, discusses how blockchain technology can be used for hard asset-backed …

Images: A Preview For The Upcoming Comic NINJA-K #4 From Valiant

This is a preview of the first lettered look inside <i>NINJA-K #4</i> from Valiant.<p>It is a 40-page jumping-on point for the new series, featuring a story …

Forget Cryptocurrencies: You're Better Off Buying These 3 Stocks

Ignore the cryptocurrency mania and buy these stocks instead.<p>One could argue that almost any stock is a better investment than cryptocurrencies. …

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

Two specialized small-cap drug developers, and a financial holding company share similar traits to software giant Microsoft from three decades …

Justin Timberlake Cradles Son Silas And Kisses Wife Jessica Biel In Teaser For New Album

The 36-year-old has released a teaser for his new album and it's a world away from his 'Señorita' days.<p>Yesterday, Justin Timberlake <i>finally</i> released a teaser for his upcoming album <i>Man of the Woods</i>, and it's everything you could expect from your favorite former *NSYNC boyband member. (Sorry, …

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively …

Teen activist Autumn Peltier who scolded Trudeau to address UN

<b>At just 13 years old, Autumn Peltier has become an internationally known advocate for water protection, especially for Canada's indigenous people. What's next? The United Nations.</b><p>A year ago, Autumn found herself face-to-face with Justin Trudeau at the Assembly of First Nations' annual winter …

20 Sweet and Savory Recipes That Make Us Nuts for Pistachios

When we think of pistachios, we think of snacking. (Well, snacking and the aching fingers we end up with after trying to pry those suckers open in fits of desperation.) But they add a little something special to eats and sweets (if you’ve ever been treated to pistachio ice cream, you can attest to …

Dessert