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Smart Shopping: How to Spend Money and Feel Great Long-Term

Smart Shopping: How to Spend Money and Feel Great Long-Term

12.16.2014
By now most of us have realized and put into practice that saving and investing money is vital to achieving financial fitness; so then,...

DIFRET: An Intimate Film of Profound Political Consequence

12.15.2014
DIFRET is only the fourth feature film to be made in Ethiopia and is this year's Ethiopian submission for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language...
The 2014 Word Of The Year Is...

The 2014 Word Of The Year Is...

By LEANNE ITALIE  12.15.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn...
10 Signs Your Boyfriend Is From New York City

10 Signs Your Boyfriend Is From New York City

12.12.2014
It's not surprising that a New York boyfriend's standards can be so damn high, but it can be difficult to come up with creative date ideas...

Fight Content Smog to Win Fame, Fortune and Your Dog's Undying Love

12.12.2014
Scratch any millennial geek today and "disintermediation" will bubble to the surface immediately. For good reason. Our world is being redefined...

You're Not a Chimpanzee, So Don't Make Love Like One

12.10.2014
Since Christmas is approaching, I'm tempted to say that these books might make good stocking stuffers. But the male ego is so fragile that...

Phillip Glass in Good Company for 'The Etudes' at BAM

12.10.2014
I was taken by how differently music can sound through the hands of a different player; sometimes poles apart in ability and expression....
Seeing Green (And Yellow and Purple)

Seeing Green (And Yellow and Purple)

12.10.2014
Seeing and believing are not synonymous, as optical illusions can be rooted more deeply in cultural beliefs. Half of the difficulty with...

When Discounting Is Bad for Business, and How Marketing Can Help

12. 8.2014
I am a big believer in the concept of data-driven scientific marketing; trying lots of experiments and rapidly iterating based on the results....
The Timeless Allure Of The Pilgrimage To India

The Timeless Allure Of The Pilgrimage To India

Alena Hall  12. 8.2014
Every country has its particular draws for travelers, from history and thrilling scenery to opportunities to step outside comfort zones...
Congressional Monuments Men? The Role of Congress in Fighting Terrorist Financing, While Preserving Our Cultural Heritage

Congressional Monuments Men? The Role of Congress in Fighting Terrorist Financing, While Preserving Our Cultural Heritage

12. 6.2014
On the eve of Thanksgiving, the Congressional Anti-Terrorism and Proliferation Financing Task Force conducted a briefing on Islamic State...

Intimidated By Miami Art Week? Don't Be

12. 6.2014
While most of Art Basel and the satellite fairs seem to be crowded with locals, I think the majority of visitors are out-of-towners or...
An Open Letter to Kate Pierson, From a Trans Woman and Fan, About Your New 'Trans Anthem' Attempt

An Open Letter to Kate Pierson, From a Trans Woman and Fan, About Your New 'Trans Anthem' Attempt

12. 5.2014
I don't speak for all trans people; I appreciate the sentiment, but it's not for you to write a trans anthem because you haven't lived...

A Dance Celebration in Chicago at the Auditorium Theater

12. 5.2014
The return of the company to Chicago after almost 17 years was a gift to lovers of dance.