Posts Tagged ‘FREE’

Talk About Peer Pressure! U.K.’s House of Lords Prepares to Get Smaller

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Parliament wants to figure out how to cut 200 members from one of the world’s largest and most pampered legislative bodies.

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A Glimpse Into the Future, Without Net Neutrality

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

It’s hard to predict how the world might change now that the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality rules. WSJ’s Ryan Knutson travels into the future using a magic router to offer a few ideas.

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Premier League Powers Squabble Over How to Share the Wealth

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

The so-called Big Six of soccer want a larger share of the television money, leading to tensions with other owners as the league’s clubs are resurgent.

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Social-Media Stars Are Turning Heads—of Regulators

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission has stepped up policing of product plugs and brand endorsements made by celebrities of social networks, enforcing deceptive-marketing rules that require them to disclose financial ties.

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Trucking Industry Worries New Rule Could Raise Costs

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

A new rule requiring most big rigs to be equipped with electronic logs that record a driver’s time behind the wheel is triggering deep divisions in the trucking world and raising concerns that shipping goods could get more costly and complicated.

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How Digital Wizardry Lets Shoppers ‘Install’ Furniture Before Buying

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Never make a costly decorating blunder again. With augmented and virtual reality, you can see 3-D images of coveted pieces in your living spaces, and super-realistic renderings show you your room’s future.

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Property Data Firm Xceligent Files for Chapter 7 Protection

Friday, December 15th, 2017

The board of Xceligent Inc., one of the largest commercial real-estate data firms in the U.S., has filed for chapter 7 liquidation following a year-long legal battle with rival CoStar Group Inc. over alleged data theft.

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‘L’Accident’ Review: Road to Ruin

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Acorn TV’s six-part thriller looks at a down-on-its-luck town and the mystery surrounding a deadly car crash.

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Is the Sky Falling in Pro Cycling?

Friday, December 15th, 2017

An abnormal drug test for cyclist Chris Froome deals a blow to a sport that doesn’t need another.

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‘In the Beginning: Minor White’s Oregon Photographs’ Review: Committing Himself to Portland

Friday, December 15th, 2017

A turning point in the artist’s career, as he synthesized his admiration for a few early modernist masters into a style of his own.

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Brexit Resurrects Questions About the Governance of Ireland

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

The U.K.’s coming divorce from the European Union has reopened the centuries-old debate about how Ireland should be governed. And the Irish question in turn will play a significant role in determining what form Brexit takes.

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Wrigley’s Mansions Across America

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

The chewing-gum tycoon’s portfolio included grand estates, ranches and a string of summer cottages—properties that today would be worth tens of millions of dollars.

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The Wealthiest Corner of the Netherlands

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Bloemendaal, situated between the North Sea and Amsterdam, offers a variety of lifestyles, thatched-roof mansions and bike rides to the beach.

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A Surprising Art-Driven Tour in the Deep South

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Rural Georgia produced a bumper crop of eccentric Outsider artists. See their work in the wild on trippy day trips from Atlanta.

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Glass Floors: A Thrilling—But Pricey—Way to Let in the Light

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

They’re expensive, slippery and vulnerable to scratches. Still, glass floors can be an exciting way to open sight lines and brighten up a home.

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Your Passion for Fancy Vanilla Ice Cream Is Creating World-Wide Havoc

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

With the price skyrocketing, farmers in Madagascar, the industry’s epicenter, are sleeping in their fields, hiring guards; ‘there are many vanilla thieves here’

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Oceanfront Pebble Beach Home Asks $29.75 Million

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Located near both the Lodge at Pebble Beach and the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links, the property is one of the priciest in the area.

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Business Insider Inc. Drops ‘Business’ From Its Name

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

In January, the company will begin doing business as Insider Inc., doubling down on its plan to create new coverage verticals on social media and elsewhere.

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The Best Theater of 2017: On Stage, Vitality in Every Way—But One

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

While theater thrives—especially off Broadway and out of town—the musical continues to falter.

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Nearly 5 Million Americans in Default on Student Loans

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

The number of Americans severely behind on payments on federal student loans reached 4.6 million in the third quarter, a doubling from four years ago, despite a historically long stretch of U.S. job creation and steady economic growth.

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Kale With a Side of Hedonism: A German Comfort-Food Recipe

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Northern Germans like their leafy greens with plenty of pork. This classic recipe delivers comfort in the depths of winter.

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How to Streamline the 6,714 Photos Cluttering Your Phone

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Phones take photos so easily they’re often crammed with lousy, repetitive shots. A beginner’s guides to deleting the dupes and saving your best pics.

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Buying a Chromebook? Here’s What You Need to Worry About

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

A parents guide to the pros and cons of Chromebooks, the hot-selling laptop your children might already use at school.

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In Defense of the Holiday Cheese Ball: Too Delicious to Be Tacky

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

The holiday cheese ball is a tradition too tasty to fall victim to petty snobbery. Take this classic, highly adaptable recipe and run with it.

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2018 Honda Civic Type R: A Supercar for the Suburbs

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

The top-selling sedan on the road gets a racetrack-worthy upgrade, pumping out 306 hp and speeds of 169. Too much for the carpool lane? Dan Neil takes the speedster for a fast and furious ride.

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Want to Predict the Next North Korean Missile Test? Try Studying Its Library of Verbal Insults

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Scholars parse Pyongyang’s inventive invective using high-powered mathematical tools to better understand Kim Jong Un’s regime.

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Rising Tensions in Asia, Challenges in Europe

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

As North Korea tested increasingly powerful missiles that could reach the U.S., Germany’s Merkel lost her majority in parliament and Catalonians voted to secede from Spain

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Caesar Salads for Everyone: Variations on a Beloved Classic

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

There are better ways to update a Caesar salad than adding (yawn) grilled chicken. From the original recipe to a slew of exciting new riffs, the secret of this salad’s success is its adaptability.

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30-Minute Recipe: Winter-Vegetable Rice Bowl With Fried Egg

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

This warming rice bowl from chef Edward Lee combines roast cauliflower and sweet potatoes with collards, a fried egg and a spicy-sweet gochujang sauce.

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Get $4,900 Worth of Chanel Cachet for $625

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Not flush enough to invest in a designer bag? Snag your favorite label’s signature look with thriftier (and sparklier) costume-jewelry pieces.

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