Monte Carlo

Roger Federer is right: Rogue ATP Finals adds extra dimension to 2018

Even in the aftermath of a disappointing defeat, Roger Federer often knows how to strike a cord and he neatly highlighted arguably the most …

Sport (UK)

Monaco builds into the Med to house new throng of super-rich

The tax haven has a luxury housing crisis – it doesn’t have enough land for the 2,700 multimillionaires forecast to settle there over the next decade<p>Construction has begun on a $2bn (£1.5bn) scheme to reclaim land from the sea around Monaco so that more luxury apartments can be built for the …

Business

Hobby trainer Garry Worsnop has made 20 times his investment on Big Haz

Warsnop backed Big Haz to win the $150,000 race in Wagga and if he's right the pair will progress to Randwick in April for the $500,000 Country …

Brisbane

Rocco’s Cafe maintains nostalgic flavor in rapidly changing city

Image 1of/6<p>Caption<p>Close<p>My friend Kenneth Sproul is a San Franciscan who worries that the city is losing its soul. He scours the town looking for …

San Francisco

Jack Knox: Mass shooting cast a pall over Las Vegas celebrations

A man was shot on the Las Vegas strip Tuesday morning, right in front of the Monte Carlo hotel.I know this because a beefy, blazered hotel security …

Mandalay Bay

How Michael Schumacher's £5.5m Ferrari won in Monaco 2001

<b>A slice of motorsport history has become the most expensive modern-era Formula 1 car ever sold at auction.</b><p>Michael Schumacher's final Monaco Grand Prix-winning Ferrari went under the hammer at Sotherby's in New York and collected more than £5.5m.<p>The F2001 (chassis number 211) also sealed Schumacher …

Auto Racing

2017 Nitto ATP Finals Day 6: How to watch LIVE, highlights from day 5

The sixth day of 2017 Nitto ATP Finals will have some exciting matches. It will include two doubles and two singles.<p>DAY FIVE<p>Afternoon Session<p><b>Match</b> …

Tennis

Lewis Hamilton: Mental strength was key to beating Sebastian Vettel to title

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even by his high standards, 2017 has been a remarkable year for Lewis Hamilton.<p>The Mercedes driver clinched his fourth world title with two races to spare at the end of October after a series of dominant displays behind the wheel.<p>Hamilton's sublime speed in qualifying and race craft has …

Auto Racing

The Mumbai minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds

<b>Friday</b><p><b>Pen a short story</b><br>If your child is studying in a grade from Class 5 to 10 and dreams of becoming an author, here's their chance. A city school …

India

An Obsessive, Comprehensive Guide to the Tuxedo Jacket: Every Woman’s Holiday Standby

An obsessive look at the iconic satin-lapeled blazer, in time for the holiday-dressing season<p>By<p>Kimberly Chrisman Campbell<p><b>VERY FEW GARMENTS</b> can make a power move like a tuxedo. The style was named after the tony New York village Tuxedo Park, where, in the late 1880s, society folk adopted the look as …

Yves Saint-Laurent

A Cookbook for Machine Learning: Vol 1

This was a busy week, I had no time to read anything new, so I'm sharing a note that I wrote for myself, for no other reason than to understand …

Data Science

Baseline: Dimitrov cracks witty girlfriend joke in London

Few could have hoped for a better ATP Finals debut than what Grigor Dimitrov is enjoying. The world No. 6 started in London with a gritty three-set …

Tennis

The 11 Most Over-the-Top Hotel Spa Treatments

Start planning a treat-yourself trip right now.<p>If you thought you were spoiling yourself with your monthly massage sessions, think again. Hotels around the world are taking pampering to an extreme new level of luxury with ridiculously indulgent spa treatments so over the top, they're practically …

Hotels

Data science courses in R (/python/and others) for $10 at Udemy (Black Friday sale)

Udemy is offering readers of R-bloggers access to its global online learning marketplace for <b>only $10 per course!</b> <b></b>This deal (offering over 50%-90% …

Data Science

Boutique Small Honeymoon Hotels with 10 Rooms or Less for the Ultimate in Honeymoon Seclusion

There’s always enough room at the pool at these smaller (we're talking 10 rooms or less!) honeymoon hotels.

Hotels

Fully Analyzing Prospect Capital's Results For Fiscal Q1 2018 (Including Current Price Target)

On 11/8/2017, PSEC reported results for the fiscal first quarter of 2018. PSEC reported NII, earnings, and a NAV as of 9/30/2017 of $0.177, $0.033, …

Finance

How do you tell when it's the right time to retire?

<i>How will I know when it's the right tie to retire? Is there a barometer that experts rely on to know when it's the right time to go?--B.K.</i><p>I don't know of any generally recognized gauge or barometer for calling it a career, but I can tell you that the decision to retire definitely isn't just about …

Retirement Planning

MGM likely to focus on Strip remodels rather than new U.S. casinos, CEO says

MGM Resorts International is done building new casinos in the U.S. and will likely spend future development dollars on remodeling its Strip …

Las Vegas

'Rebels on Pointe': Film Review

Bobbi Jo Hart's doc introduces the male ballerinas of the famed Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo.<p>Focusing on the artistry and camaraderie of a dance …

Ballet

1951 Ford F-1 Pickup

This 1951 Ford F-1 Pickup has been driven only 300 miles since its modifications were completed, with work including body work, a re-paint, and the …

Classic Cars

A Story Of Risk Management, And Flying To The Moon

<i>By Tilak Lal, CFA, FRM, Vice President, Performance Analysis & Investment Risk, Franklin Templeton Investments</i><p><i>Risk management is a key part of many</i> …

Business

The Mash guide to not feeling guilty about being in the One Per Cent

ARE you a very rich bastard? Here’s how to not feel guilty about it.

British Humour

Review: ‘Rebels on Pointe,’ and in Tutus

On days when it seems there isn’t too much to smile about, grab a glass of wine and watch “Rebels on Pointe,” Bobbi Jo Hart’s playful documentary about the all-male comedy dance troupe, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. The cinematography isn’t the greatest, and the structure is hit or miss, …

Browns Fans Invade Penguins Game, I Heart Beaver Guy At Wild Game & Duke’s New White Guy

VIEW GALLERY<p>Vegas is getting ready for when the Raiders roll in<p>6:20 a.m. drug deals gone bad…<p>Metro Police say they are investigating a shooting …

J. J. Redick

The Saabs of Sturgis: establishing America’s Saab He

<i>Images are courtesy of Tom Donney.</i><p>There have always been fine private collections of Saabs in the USA, but as far as we know–unlike in this …

Classic Cars

SA boxing trainer Nathan says China could be 'sleeping giant'

JOHANNESBURG – South African boxing trainer Colin Nathan says China is a "sleeping giant" as he prepares to elevate the nation into a viable …

Sport (South Africa)

CES Press Release

CTA Announces Media Days Schedule for CES 2018<p>Media programming for Jan. 7-8 features CES Unveiled Las Vegas, Tech Trends to Watch and two days of …

Consumer Tech

The Top 1 Percent Owns Over Half Of The World's Household Wealth

The very, very rich are getting very, very richer.<p>Around half of the world’s household wealth is in the hands of the richest 1 percent of adults, according to a study published Tuesday by the financial services company Credit Suisse.<p>The Global Wealth Report 2017 reveals that while the world’s total …

Equality

Six Wild Chevrolets That Never Made it to the Showrooms

Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie: Chevrolet is the quintessential American car, turned out by the millions. Here are a half dozen fascinating Chevrolet …

Trucks

National Rugby Side Snubbed for World Player of the Year

(Photo: RFI)No South Africans made the cut when World Rugby announced its candidates for player of the year award on Monday.The candidates nominated …

Rugby Union