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The 50 greatest cafés on Earth

When I travel, wherever I travel, more than museums, monuments, temples, churches and, even restaurants, I seek out a café.<p>The reasons are many. Nowhere quite represents a place like its cafés. What would Vienna, Rome and Paris be without theirs? It’s not just the history or the opulence. It’s the …

Buenos Aires

How to use your smartphone without leaving a trace

Cover up your digital footprints.<p>Every time you grab your phone to participate in a group chat, watch a YouTube video, or search the internet, you leave a digital trail of activity. This footprint can compromise your privacy the next time a friend borrows your device. It also puts your personal …

Lady Gaga's Las Vegas Residency Starts So Much Sooner Than You Think

Mother Monster just announced details on her upcoming shows.<p><b>Update, 8/7/18:</b> Lady Gaga is kicking off her Las Vegas residency on Friday, December 28 at Park Theater at the new Park MGM, she announced in a press release this morning. And because the singer is a bonafide rule-breaker, she won't just …

The 28 Best Subscription Box Services for Men

Get everything you could ever want delivered to your doorstep. Just make sure to check out our suggestions first.<p>Nowadays it's pretty easy to get anything you want delivered right to your doorstep—but in most cases you still have to do the actual shopping and curating for yourself. That's where …

Spring 2018 TV Preview: Your Complete Guide to the Season's Premieres

Westworld and The Handmaid's Tale are returning, in addition to plenty of new shows to obsess over.<p>It was recently reported that Netflix plans to release around 700 original series in 2018, in addition to the 80 original films it already had planned for this year. Great, Netflix. Dream big. But was …

Here Are the 16 Most Promising Netflix Original Movies Coming in 2018

With plans to release 80 original films in 2018, Netflix is really stepping up its content game this year. From Jenny Slate and Lucy Liu to Alexander Skarsgård and Paul Rudd, at least one of your favorite actors found the time to tack on a Netflix original to their filmography for 2018. A handful …

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Employment

6 gadgets NOT to buy in 2018

Smart luggage is one of the most popular gadgets on the market today — but soon consumers may find themselves in a bind if they try to travel with it.<p>…

CES Las Vegas: omnipresent AI in focus

With the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas just around the corner, market researcher Steve Koenig weighs in on the proliferation of AI, the …

CES 2018: All the highlights from the International Consumer Electronics Show

Our pick of the best launches and announcements from Samsung, Sony, LG, Nvidia and more from CES 2018<p>CES 2018 is officially underway.<p>Although a …

7 tech trends that will rule CES 2018

With the new year comes new tech, and it's not a gradual process. The world's biggest tech show, CES, kicks off before the first week of 2018 is …

This Woman’s Cleaning Plan Has Become an Internet Sensation

Do you follow the FlyLady? If not, here's a little backstory: the FlyLady is a site dedicated to organizing and cleaning your home, started by Marla …

Permanently delete files from any device

Send your trash beyond the point of no return.<p>When you delete a file from your computer, it doesn't simply disappear from existence—at least, not right away. Even if you immediately empty the Recycle Bin or Trash folder, all your deletion does is earmark the space that file takes up on your hard …

Best online fashion boutiques

From catwalk collections to mongrammed pyjamas, we bring you our favourite websites for online fashion shopping.<p><b>1stdibs</b><p>An astoundingly good source of vintage clothes and jewellery, from extremely rare fashion finds to precious costume jewels, from specialist dealers across Europe and America.</b> …

Failproof Paint Color Ideas For Every Room In Your House

We've got more colors than a box of Crayolas.<p>Skip the do-overs and pick the perfect paint color the first time around. No matter what space, shade, or aesthetic you're looking for, we've got ideas. And then we've got some more ideas. We compiled all our best paint color advice in one place to make …

Home Decorating

The 24 best Netflix original shows of all time, according to critics

You'd have to spend 41 days binge-watching Netflix non-stop to see it all. So if you're like us, you're having trouble keeping track of which Netflix shows are worth your time.<p>To create a cheat sheet for you, we asked reviews aggregator Rotten Tomatoes to tell us which Netflix shows had the highest …

Netflix Original

The Best Smart Home Tech From CES 2017

We’ve seen the future and it’s Alexa-enabled<p>This past weekend, the gadget-obsessed world gathered in Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show, the …

The best apps for your new iPhone

You got a new iPhone, huh? Good luck with the headphone situation. It's really not so bad once you get used to it. Thankfully, no matter how Apple changes the hardware, the iPhone still has beautiful, useful apps, many of which are available on no other platform. I picked a few of my favorites. …

How to check if you've been the victim of a breach like the Yahoo hack

In what has already been called the worst hack ever, Yahoo confirmed Thursday that at least 500 million users were affected by a security breach from …

Personal Information

Wacom's digital notepads take you halfway to a Yoga Book

Just tape a tablet to the top for the rest<p>One of the most interesting bits of tech at IFA this year has been the digital notepad feature of Lenovo's Yoga Book. Slip a pad of paper onto the touch panel, start drawing with Lenovo's pen (using real ink!), and your analog scribbles will be immediately …

6 Design Ideas For Adding Corner Shelves To Your Home

Corner shelves are a great way to get more storage space out of awkward corners. Here are 6 ideas for corner shelves that make use of what would …

Quip is a bold take on a toothbrush for the new generation

Buying an electric toothbrush was one of my best decisions of 2016. After two decades of brushing manually, it’s a definite upgrade both in terms of efficiency and comfort.<p>However, buying into mainstream products means entering into an ecosystem of proprietary and expensive brushes that you need to …

Google is up 1,780% since its IPO exactly 12 years ago — these are the only 10 companies that have done better

Since then, Google has grown from a search engine into a tech behemoth, changed its corporate name to Alphabet, and seen its stock shoot up 1,780%.<p>It's been a pretty impressive climb for Alphabet (née Google), but there are 10 companies that have beat out the company that has made its original name …

Investing

Here’s how Snapchat makes money from disappearing videos

Hint: It’s the same way Facebook, Google and Twitter make money.<p>With more than 150 million daily users and a nearly $17 billion valuation, Snapchat is worth more (on paper) than a number of other well-known public tech companies like Twitter or Yelp.<p>But what makes investors so confident that …

The world's most beautiful restaurants - Telegraph

A new technology called 'containers' is creating 'winners and losers' says Red Hat CEO

But what you may not realize is that the insane popularity of containers, a tech used by computer programmers, promises to completely change the multi-trillion-dollar enterprise software market, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst tells us.<p>"It is a whole shift in how applications are built, deployed, …

Top 10: the most romantic Paris hotels

An expert guide to the most romantic hotels in Paris, including the best places to stay for stunning views, sumptuous décor, luxurious bedrooms, intimate spas and excellent restaurants, in locations close to the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Élysées, Montmartre, the Marais and the Left Bank.<p>Shangri-La …

66 Things to Do and See in Paris

From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most entertaining, most exquisite, and most quintessentially Parisian attractions and activities the city has to offer.<p>From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most …