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Movie Review: Taken 2

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.05.2012 | Home
Marshall Fine

How much bad luck can one family have? Enough for a hit movie -- Taken -- and what I assume the makers hope is a hit sequel: Taken 2.

Editor Brie Dyas's Swiss Army Knife

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | Home

Even if you're independent and mature for your age, it's hard to anticipate the loneliness of your first solo apartment. Which is why, after my parent...

Tim Leatherman, Leatherman Multi-Tools: My First Million

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Darren Dahl | Posted 08.11.2011 | Home

While there are many knives on the market, most lack a key component: pliers. That's why Tim Leatherman's invention, which features pliers through its...

"Bezaubern" Zurich on a Short Business Trip

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.27.2011 | Home
Magda Abu-Fadil

Feasting my eyes on hand-made Swiss chocolate while on a business trip to Zurich was sheer nirvana. We're talking serious chocolate, the kind made fresh daily by hand in front of admiring aficionados.

Holidays '09: Ten Things to Give That Won't Be On Other Lists

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

There are only so many cool books to give, and music CDs fit far too easily into a holiday stocking. Things have size. Substance. Our brains are wired to find things impressive. Shall we tour the merchandise?

Eebs: A History of Future Publishing

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Giles Slade

The Kindle is for the book-lover who might buy a first, a signed or a special edition. It is lingerie. It is a box of chocolates or a bottle of double-malt. Competition will drive it to adapt, and it will.

A Sane Holiday Gift Guide: Great Books/CDs/DVDs, Made By People For People, Most Under $20

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

I refuse to contribute to the gloom by suggesting that you scribble gift cards for free backrubs to your loved ones.

The Coolest Tool: A Swiss Army Knife with a 2GB Memory Stick

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

The modernity is fascinating because, as brands go, you can hardly find anything more old school than Victorinox, which manufactures this knife.