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Design-y Marker Hotel Opens in Dublin

Merging urban sophistication with rustic Irish charm (seriously!), a brand-new hotel opened in Dublin’s Docklands area this spring.<p>With 187 rooms, …

Video: Spaceship Earth Transforms from Disney Parks Icon to Disney●Pixar ‘Eye-Con’

Last night, a giant Mike Wazowski from the upcoming Disney●Pixar film “Monsters University” helped announce our first-ever three-park, all-night …

29 Gorgeous Images of the American Southwest

America is a beautiful country from sea to shining sea, but nothing is more iconic than the red rocks, adobe structures, and dramatic sunsets of the …

Jindo Sea Parting: Science Behind the 'Magic'

Extreme low tides explain modern analog of the Moses miracle in South Korea.<p><b>Hundreds of thousands of locals and foreign tourists gather at the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula every year for the Jindo Sea-Parting Festival. The event, which this year started on Thursday and runs through Sunday,</b> …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

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As Baz Luhrmann’s Great Gatsby Arrives, a Look Back At Its Failed 1974 Predecessor

Has there ever been a truly great film made from a truly great novel? I liked the recent Anna Karenina with Keira Knightley even if no one else did, but I wouldn’t call it great. Maybe The Ice Storm, if we’re talking contemporary classics? (An oxymoron, but you know what I mean.) Generally, …

Ian Ziering Welcomes Daughter Penna Mae – Moms & Babies – Celebrity Babies and Kids - Moms & Babies - People.com

After becoming a father in 2011, <b>Ian Ziering</b> has welcomed his second daughter two years to the day later.<p>The actor and his wife <b>Erin</b> welcomed <b>Penna Mae Ziering</b> on Thursday, April 25 in Los Angeles, they tell PEOPLE exclusively. Arriving at 9:21 a.m. and weighing in at 6 lbs., 9 oz., their daughter …

'Guilt Trip': Streisand On Songs, Film And Family

<i>This interview was originally broadcast on Dec. 17, 2012.</i><p>If a good voice is genetic, it's likely Barbra Streisand got hers from her mother. Streisand's mother was too shy to ever perform professionally, but she had a lyric soprano and would sing at bar mitzvahs in their Brooklyn neighborhood when …

Drought To Heavy Rains Complicate Planting In Midwest

Audie Cornish talks with Jeff Miller a corn and soybean farmer in Lewiston, Ill., near Peoria, about the flooding in the Midwest that's come on the heels of a historic drought. Miller's farm, located right along the Illinois and Spooner Rivers, is already partially flooded, preventing him from …

This Post Will Go Viral | Inc.com

It's marketers' million-dollar question: What makes something go viral?<p>You know that social media is best used to establish and maintain a long term relationship with your customers. Still, it would be nice to have something take off every once in awhile, spreading awareness of your brand to the …

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What SpaceX Can Teach Us About Cost Innovation

Earlier this week, the space-transport start-up SpaceX had its most successful launch test yet with Grasshopper, the first fully and rapidly reusable rocket. This is the latest step in the company’s journey to dramatically reduce the cost of space travel, and follows the first private resupply of …

Running to Do Evil

Ted Kaczynski, Federal ADX Supermax prison in Colorado, 1999. (Photo: Stephen J. Dubner, Getty Images)<p>Our latest podcast is called “Running to Do …

Laws We Should Love

After a six-year effort, Washington state has joined California, Hawaii, Maryland, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont and Utah in passing gender-neutral constitutional mandates—i.e., any official documents must be gender-bias free. Investors should love such laws.<p>Not because the legislation impacts …

How to Lead With Grace Through Tragedy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If tough times make great leaders, then Boston is a city filled with great leaders.<p>While entrepreneurs spend most of their days obsessing over their business operations, when an unexpected tragedy upends a community, as it did in Boston …

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Making Renting A Store As Easy As Booking A Hotel Room

Storefront matches potential short-term leasers with landlords sitting on idle real estate space. In an age of pop-up stores and poor prospects for long-term tenants, could it be a shot in the arm for commercial real estate?<p>Opening a business can cost a lifetime of savings–$30,000 on average …

Sponsored Post - Mobile Productivity and the Future - chrisbrogan.com

Can you be productive while on the road? I say yes. In fact, I’m writing this from a hotel room before heading off to a meeting with a client.<p><i>The</i> …

AOL Shutters AOL Music

AOL Music has closed down and laid off its employees, according to now-jobless staffers' Tweets on Friday. AOL Music encompassed sites like Spinner, …

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Black and White

<i>Last Flickr Friday we asked you to share monochrome moments with us for the theme Black and White</i>.<p>It was great to see how "colorful" your black and …

Berg’s “Inception”-Like Map of NYC Gets A Reprint

There’s no shortage of interesting cartography to be found on the web, but rarely do you come across a map that gives you a whole new way of seeing the world. <i>Here and There</i>, which we first saw back in 2009, was one of those maps–a pair of radical projections that unfurled Manhattan before you like …

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Winners of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards have just been announced. Norwegian photographer Andrea Gjestvang was announced as the Photographer of the Year, for her series of portraits of children and youths who survived the July 2011 massacre on the island of Utoeya, outside Oslo. This …

Nadal beats Paire and Ramos Friday in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain -- Seven-time winner Rafael Nadal won back-to-back matches to advance to the semifinals of the Barcelona Open on Friday.<p>After rain …

NASCAR defends Kenseth penalties

RICHMOND, Va. -- Joe Gibbs understands that NASCAR must enforce the rulebook and that his team deserved a penalty for an illegal part in Matt …

Ed Miliband lays down living wage challenge

Labour would offer tax breaks to persuade the private sector to pay a living wage as a way to boost productivity and cut welfare bills, Ed Miliband …

LivingSocial Hacked — More Than 50 Million Customer Names, Emails, Birthdates and Encrypted Passwords Accessed (Internal Memo)

LivingSocial, the daily deals site owned in part by Amazon, has suffered a massive cyber attack on its computer systems, which an email from CEO Tim …