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8 Smart Home Devices That Will Make Life Easier

Technology giants like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple are all vying to coalesce the still-nebulous array of smart home technologies available …

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The Friend

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>A Garage Converted into a Compact Guest Cottage, Courtesy of Mark Lewis<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>August 22, 2018<p>10 Easy Pieces: …

Get the View from Wall Street with MarketWatch on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / December 18, 2013<p>For 16 years, MarketWatch has helped make sense of the dollars and cents flowing from the trading floors of Wall …

Why Wall Street can’t quit Amazon

<b>(Reuters)</b><p>Once again, the web retail giant reports a loss – and the stock market cheers anyway. An expert reacts<p>Josh Eidelson<p>October 25, 2013 4:36pm (UTC)<p>Web retail and warehouse giant Amazon revealed Thursday that it had notched $17.09 billion in third-quarter revenue while losing $41 million. As …

Tyde by Ronan + Erwan and Bouroullec

Tyde is a minimalist design created by France-based designers Ronan + Erwan Bouroullec for Vitra. Most stand-up or sit-down tables are only available …

Apartment Designs Shown With Rendered 3D Floor Plans

• 1 |<p>The common feature in Dmitriy’s designs is that each of them has a recreation room/foyer, which would be hard to find in any apartment because of …

What is graphene? Here’s what you need to know about a material that could be the next silicon

Graphene, an emerging material that could change the way electronic components are made and help computing performance continue to grow, is …

Infographic: A Timeline Of The 100 Most Important Cameras Ever Made

Over a century of photographic history on one poster.<p>Time travel back to 1950 with a Best Buy circular and you basically blow minds with every page. Flatscreen TVs? Crazy. Computers? Crazy. Smartphones? Double crazy. And then you get to the cameras, and the fedora-wearing fellow with the I Like Ike …

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Bitcoin Obliterates 'The State Theory Of Money'

Once you get past the childish title, the recent bitcoin piece from Karl Denninger raises some issues that warrant consideration from bitcoin economists. Denninger is an intelligent student of the capital markets and his essay deserves a serious reply.<p>The economic contribution of his essay is that …

Your bank isn’t much safer than the ones that failed in Cyprus

Why are Cyprus’s bank depositors scheduled to take such a big haircut when their banks are wound up?<p>Not just because so many are Russian, but more simply: Their banks didn’t have enough equity to avoid losses when loans went bad. Cypriot regulators, eager to attract foreign money, let banks skate …

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Dreamy Photography by Weerapong Chaipuck

I've been making plans for a big trip through some nice places around the world, and it's always great to see some pictures to inspire me to go to …

Hippocrates and the Hippocratic Oath - a summary

<b>‘Concerning disease, practice two things – to help, or at least to do no harm.’<br>Hippocrates, Epidemics 1.11</b><p>Considered by Seneca to be the ‘father of …

The Death of Lavrenty Beria

<b>On 23 December 1953, Lavrenty Beria was executed. Born in Georgia on 29 March 1899, Beria had risen to prominence in Georgia during the Russian</b> …

How an anti-rentier agenda might bring liberals, conservatives together

By Mike Konczal<p>Throughout the late 19th century, the political economist Henry George argued that a main reason there was so much poverty amidst prosperity was the large presence of people collecting unearned income, or what he called “rents”. His particular focus was on land, and his solution was …

Louis C.K.: The ESQ+A

A conversation with the stand-up and actor (and writer/director/producer) about Louie and failure and money and burgers and Bill Clinton<p><i>Originally published in the June/July 2011 issue</i><p><i>In Louis's Infiniti G35, on the way to get a bite to eat at the Comedy Cellar in New York.</i><p><b>LOUIS C.K.:</b> I love this …

Bill Murray: The ESQ+A

The actor talks about inaccessibility and freedom, commitment and fatherhood. And Wes Anderson. And citrus fruit.<p><i>Published in the June/July 2012 issue</i><p><i>Friday, early evening in the basement of Murray's house in Charleston, South Carolina. Raab got into town around noon.</i><p><b>SCOTT RAAB:</b> Your name came up …

Walter Cronkite: What I've Learned

Anchorman, 90<p><b>When the Eagle landed on the moon, I was speechless</b>—overwhelmed, like most of the world. Couldn't say a word. I think all I said was, "Wow! Jeez!" Not exactly immortal. Well, I was nothing if not human.<p><b>Interviewing friends is a tough one.</b> Your duty to the interview must transcend your …

What I've Learned: Albert Einstein

<b>Smoke like a chimney, work like a horse,</b> eat without thinking, go for a walk only in really pleasant company.<p>Certain people find everything boring.<p><b>I discovered that nature was constructed in a wonderful way,</b> and our task is to find out the mathematical structure of the nature itself. It is a kind …

The Esquire Guide to Ending Lent

<b>Come Sunday, you're done.</b> Forty-six days. Forty-six nights. Over. Back to indulging that vice, the one you've been neglecting. We pulled together a compendium for you, broke it down by the transgression — to help you up to the saddle. Welcome back.<p><b>Cigarettes:</b> "Learning to Smoke" by Tom</b> …