SWB/Today’s Conversations: TOP DESIGN DESTINATIONS; Affordable Beach Towns; Comey’s Testimony
Iran’s Parliament and Shrine of Ayatollah Hit by Terrorists in Deadly, Rare Attacks
U.S. Oil Exports Double, Reshaping Vast Global Markets
At least 12 killed in militant attack in Iran, Guards blame Saudi Arabia
Bill Gross Says Market Risk Is Highest Since Pre-2008 Crisis
Why Are Drug Prices Going Up? Democratic Power Players Help Pharmaceutical Industry In Connecticut Battle
Death toll from London Bridge attack rises after body found in Thame
Trump names FBI director nominee
Key moments from intel chiefs’ testimony on Trump and Russia
In Wait for Comey, Wall Street Dares to Take Small Steps Forward
The S&P 500 was up 0.15%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.18%, and the Nasdaq rose 0.36%.
Oil settles at $45.72, down 5.1% at 5-week low, after big US stockpile rise
849,751% Return from a Cat-themed Smart Beta ETF
Apple announced the future this week, and you probably didn’t even notice
Why These Are The Most Affordable Beach Towns For Real Estate
How Christina Lauren Went From Fanfiction Fame To 14 Bestsellers
For Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings write together under the pen name Christina Lauren. Nearly nine years after Hobbs published her fanfiction The Office, which she rewrote with Billings, the duo now has 20 books and 14 consecutive New York Times bestsellers under their belt. Their latest book and first standalone novel, Dating You/Hating You, hits bookstores on June 6.
The Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Businesses For 2017
In the fad-prone physical fitness business, one of the hottest offerings is the 60-minute workout developed by Ellen Latham, 60. Her Boca Raton-based gym franchisor, Orangetheory Fitness, is in the No. 1 spot In the last two years, system-wide sales have jumped from $86.8 million in 2014 to $451 million last year.
PERSONAL ECONOMY – WORK/LIFE
10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really)
8. Video Basics for All: Shoot With Your iPhone, Edit Like a Pro , Skillshare
DIY HOME – KITCHENS
11 Adorably Tiny Kitchens
Architect Chakib Richani took advantage of every last sliver of space when designing this 645-square-foot pied-à-terre in London. An oven and wine cooler are integrated into the kitchen wall, while the refrigerator is concealed behind the walnut paneling.
SWB LIFE – TRAVEL
AD’s Top Design Destinations for July 2017
If the promise of azure water, Aperol spritzes, and ultra-fresh seafood isn’t reason enough to go, the Ravello Festival returns to the ethereal gardens of Villa Rufolo July 1. Make the elegant Monastero Santa Rosa—a boutique hotel in a 17th-century monastery—your home base and venture out to Ravello, Positano, and Amalfi.
The it drink of summer.
“edgy, controversial, fun talk”
Bars in Washington, DC, San Francisco, and Houston, Texas, are opening early on Thursday to screen Comey’s testimony, which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. EST.
Obama and Trudeau’s dinner date is a perfectly served attack on Trump
Harvard Rescinds Admissions To 10 Students For Offensive Facebook Memes