Posts Tagged ‘FREE’

Headfirst Down the River in a Bellyak

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

A North Carolina white-water expert sings the praises of the mashup of kayaking and surfing.

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Summer-Into-Fall Style: Three Perfect Pieces

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Not quite ready to relinquish the lazy, hazy days? These T-shirts, sunglasses and swimwear carry a hint of August’s languor into the fall but aren’t so sun-drenched that they don’t compute past Labor Day.

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Why Metallica Drummer Lars Ulrich Still Rocks Out to an iPod Classic

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Lars Ulrich on his devotion to Apple products and the blistering speed of evolution when it comes to tennis-racket technology.

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How to Picnic Like a Pro: Recipes, Tools and Tips

Friday, August 18th, 2017

When it comes to toting a meal along on a hike, al-fresco-eating expert Birgit Cameron, director of Patagonia Provisions, has one thing to say: Keep it simple. Here are her recipes for fresh, portable fare and strategies for successful open-air dining.

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In Conversation With Nancy Meyers and Hallie Meyers-Shyer

Friday, August 18th, 2017

For her first feature film, writer-director Hallie Meyers-Shyer had a reliable sidekick on set: her mom.

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The Best Amsterdam Day Trips: A Quick-Escape Guide

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Three excursions for competitive foodies, art hounds and castle-loving kids

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Save Time With 7 iPhone Shortcuts

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Close apps faster, scroll faster, even charge your phone faster with these tricks from The Wall Street Journal’s Joanna Stern.

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Tripling Down on Emerging Markets With a New Leveraged ETF

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Direxion, the firm behind popular funds that bet on gold mining companies, oil prices and Chinese stocks, launches an ETF that aims to triple the returns of emerging-market bonds.

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Photos: How Indonesians Celebrate 72 Years of Independence

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Indonesia’s Independence Day, Aug. 17, is about climbing greased poles—but not all about climbing greased poles. There are also sack races.

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Photos: Many Dead After Van Attack on Barcelona Thoroughfare

Friday, August 18th, 2017

More than a dozen people were killed in the northern Spanish city in what police said was a terrorist attack.

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Post-Brexit Trade Rules as Murky as Ever for U.K.

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

New British proposals over ‘frictionless trade’ in goods leaves both exporters and importers in a quandary.

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A Day in the Life of Broadway Star Condola Rashad

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

The three-time Tony nominee is a force both on and off the stage.

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A Radically Refreshing Take on Chocolate Milk

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Cool, creamy and mightily minty, this Mexican-style iced chocolate makes a festive and fuss-free summer dessert.

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Great French Bubblies Beyond Champagne

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

From Crémants to vins mousseux, French sparkling wines by names other than Champagne are worth getting to know. We found some excellent bubblies—not to mention very good values.

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The Open-Floor-Plan Backlash: How Family Members Are Escaping Each Other

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

As Americans tire of the forced togetherness of great rooms and open-plan homes, they’re sneaking off to renovated attics or basements—chic takes on the 1960s rec room—to save their sanity

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Ferrari 812 Superfast: The Italian Icon Lives On

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Outfitted with the most powerful engine in the company’s history, the Ferrari 812 Superfast revs like a street bike on nitrous and is capable of face-warping cornering.

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Facebook Courts Marketers With In-Stream Video Ads

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

As Facebook ramps up its video ambitions, get ready for more commercial breaks.

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Cisco’s Feud With Former Star Executive Turns Personal—And Costly

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Arista Networks is grabbing Cisco’s giant networking business, winning over its customers and rankling its top brass. The battle has divided CEO Jayshree Ullal and Cisco’s John Chambers, who were once close colleagues.

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San Francisco Art Dealer Asks $35 Million for Prospective House

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Serge Sorokko said he chose architect Stanley Saitowitz to design the Tiburon, Calif., house, which is due to be completed in 2019.

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A Luxury Real-Estate Proposition

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Two native Texans with a love of all things French have listed their château in Normandy, a Paris apartment and a duplex in Chicago. They’ll sell only one of them to the first person with the best offer.

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Jason Gay: My Flimsy Farewell to Football

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Another round of anthem protests has Jason Gay ready to walk away from the game. Or…maybe not.

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Ahead of the Winter Olympics, North Korea Looms as a Problem

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

There is hope that the Pyeongchang Games will promote harmony between South and North Korea but recent events are causing concern.

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Spotify Has Big Ambitions for Ad Business

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Spotify for years has been focused on generating awareness of its app and adding new paid subscribers across the globe. But its presence at the Cannes Lions ad festival marked a heightened attention to its ad sales business.

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India’s Debt Crisis Explained in Six Charts

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

India is taking a series of aggressive steps to reduce the mountain of bad debts weighing down its banks and threatening to derail the world’s fastest-growing large economy. A look at the crisis in six charts.

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Shorter Swing Leads to Home Run Boost for Giancarlo Stanton

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

It appears that Giancarlo Stanton has figured out that he doesn’t have to swing wildly from his heels to send baseballs soaring into the stratosphere.

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Santa Barbara Equestrian Estate Asks $26.5 Million

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

The property of more than 18 acres is owned by investor Robert Fell and includes an 8,000-square-foot mansion and a 10,000-square-foot horse barn.

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Which Laptop Should I Buy?

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

If you’re shopping for a laptop, you have questions. Personal Tech columnist Geoffrey A. Fowler has the answers—and shares insights into the state of the business.

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Jennifer Guidi Is One of the West Coast’s Rising Art Stars

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

A new solo show makes the case for her own distinctive idiom.

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A California Pool Makes a Big Splash

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

A $400,000 overhaul turned a home’s old pool into a tropical resort; a lumbung moves center stage

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Freeze’s Ouster at Ole Miss Followed Calls to Escort Services on Recruiting Trips

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Former Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze resigned in July after the school confronted him with its findings about a “pattern of misconduct.” Flight records place Freeze in the same city as an escort service called on university phone. The school says other incidents also raised red flags.

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