Posts Tagged ‘FREE’

Let’s Make Baseball Games Seven Innings

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Are baseball games too long? Jason Gay makes a case for accelerating the beloved but dawdling game—at least for weeknight games.

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When Are Doctors Too Old to Practice?

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Hospitals and other medical institutions are increasingly testing older physicians for mental and physical acuity—roiling some who raise questions of fairness, scientific validity—and ageism.

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Oracle Team Notches First America’s Cup Win

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Larry Ellison’s Oracle Team USA on Saturday won its first America’s Cup race, avoiding a sweep by New Zealand and keeping alive hopes that the U.S. can again come from behind to beat the Kiwis.

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Your Spin Class Isn’t Like This

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

How a Minnesota teacher keeps up with competitors half her age on the log rolling circuit.

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Fiat Chrysler’s Green Autos Have a Problem: They’re Not for Sale

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

The auto maker suspended production of its well-regarded Pacifica hybrid minivan in recent weeks and has recalled it, leaving customers and dealers disappointed.

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‘The Last Battle for Democracy in Venezuela’

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Under Nicolás Maduro, a country that had been one of Latin America’s wealthiest is having its democratic institutions shredded amid rising poverty and corruption.

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Content Recommendation Firm Outbrain Lays Off 4% of its Workforce

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Outbrain, best known for placing sponsored links on publishers’ websites, has laid off 4% of its roughly 600-person global workforce.

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Park Avenue Home Sells for $26 million—26% Off

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

On the Upper East Side, the unit originally sought $35 million in February.

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Backlash Over Ad Giant’s Withdrawal from Cannes Festival

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Publicis Groupe has been met with scorn after announcing its hiatus from the annual ‘festival of creativity,’ when advertising executives, as a matter of ritual, flock to the French Riviera for events to honor the best work.

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Tesla Explores Possibility of Manufacturing Cars in China

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Tesla said it is exploring with government officials in Shanghai the possibility of opening a manufacturing facility to build electric vehicles for the Chinese market.

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Swimwear That Doubles as Street Wear

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The newest trend in bathing suits? Designs so splashy they can slip under street clothes and double as high fashion.

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The Expert Way to Arrange Flowers—Inspired by a Paul Klee Painting

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

For a June bouquet, floral designer Lindsey Taylor takes cues from a Paul Klee painting that evokes musical notes

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The Scene at Designer Jason Wu’s ‘Just Friends’ Dinner

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Pals like Kate Bosworth, Leandra Medine and Jennifer Fisher joined the New York designer at Clover Grocery to celebrate his latest collaboration.

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How Jim Furyk’s 58 Came Out of Nowhere

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Jim Furyk’s record-setting round of 58 came as he was out of contention in a tournament and plodding through a recovery from injury.

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Finding Extra Storage in Your Bedroom: The Pro Trick

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Positioning your bed’s headboard away from the wall can give you a better vantage point—and create a dressing or storage zone behind it.

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How Airbnb and Its Rivals are Winning Over Hotel Snobs

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The home-sharing revolution is rewriting the rules of vacation accommodations. Here, 12 rental sites that cater to sophisticated travelers. Which one is right for you?

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Britain Shouldn’t Mistake Brexit Talks for Poker or War

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The U.K. government’s apparent conviction that it can bluff its way to success in negotiations with the EU—or prevail with a last-minute, D-Day-style deception—reveals a fundamental misunderstanding, Stephen Fidler writes.

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Dolls With Digital Eyes: Eerie or Endearing?

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

With the help of small LCD screens, digitally animated eyes are giving once-stoic toys—from race cars to Cabbage Patch Kids—a highly expressive makeover.

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An Architect’s Penthouse in an Unlikely Place

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Phil Freelon, who led the design team behind the Smithsonian’s new African-American history museum, creates a home in a former department store that had a whites-only lunch counter

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Vancouver Estate Shoots for a Record $47 Million

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

In one of Canada’s hottest housing markets, the property includes a European-inspired home of around 22,000 square feet.

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Summer Corn Soup With Cilantro-Corn Relish: 20-Minute Recipe

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Ready in minutes, this velvety soup from chef Günter Seeger comes with a dollop of bright relish made with cilantro, jalapeño and yet more sweet summer corn.

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Designer Jonathan Anderson on the Best Heritage Knits and Binge-Worthy TV

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The hardworking British designer shares advice on what men should never wear and why Al Pacino is the celebrity he’d most like to dress.

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What Will the Next Wine Megatrend Be?

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

From ‘critter’ labels to blue bottles, trends take the wine world by storm one moment and fizzle the next. Is there a method to the modishness? Lettie Teague revisits past fads and elicits predictions.

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Let’s Put Bad Sports Parents in a Box

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Referees are fleeing youth sports because of anger on the sidelines—but Jason Gay has a proposal to quiet the bad apples.

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Because a Minivan Isn’t Big (or Dignified) Enough

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Some drivers who wouldn’t be caught dead in a minivan are looking to a larger alternative: the commercial passenger van.

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Buying A Home Sight Unseen Is Easier Than Ever—and More Common

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

It takes a confident buyer to purchase a house without stepping foot in it first. Advances in virtual reality and other technology have taken away some of the surprises.

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Please Hug a Knicks Fan Today

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The New York Knicks mulling deals for young star Kristaps Porzingis has a beaten-down basketball city in a panic, writes Jason Gay.

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In Sleepy Victoria, Canada, a Housing Market Wakes Up

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The capital of British Columbia experiences a surge in demand, as buyers flock to its laid-back atmosphere and gentler prices.

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Japan Wants Tourists, Except Those in Mario Costumes Driving Go-Karts

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Tours inspired by Nintendo’s bestselling video games are taking over the streets of Tokyo, creating headaches for locals grappling with the tacky side of a tourism boom; “They really are a nuisance.”

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Plastic Glassware That’s First Class

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

These festive vessels won’t smash if dropped on a patio or pool deck, but they will shatter your notion of what acrylic glasses look and feel like.

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