Thursday January 4, 2018
“Gifts are easy–they’re given after all. Choices can be hard. You can seduce yourself with your gifts if you’re not careful, and if you do, it’ll probably be to the detriment of your choices.” –Jeff Bezos
Deadly Storm Eleanor batters Europe
North Korea reopens border hotline as Trump boasts of ‘bigger’ nuclear button
SWB MIDDLE EAST
Iran deploys Revolutionary Guards to quell ‘sedition’ in protest hotbeds
Egypt court postpones verdict against presidential hopeful: sources
North and South Korea Test Revived Hotline, Signaling Tentative Thaw in Tensions
Rare snow hits U.S. Southeast as Northeast braces for ‘bombogenesis’
The Tax Law Hits Manhattan Home Sales
‘Bomb cyclone’: US braces for explosive winter storm
Trump: Bannon has ‘lost his mind’
Jones sworn in, and Senate Democrats rejoice
Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Rocket to New Records
Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq started off the new year with record closes on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. issued a research note on Wednesday that forecast the S&P 500 will rise 7% in 2018 to 2850, with a total return of 9%.
Oil Reaches Highest Since June 2015 as U.S. Stockpiles Dwindle
Netflix Breakout Seen Boosting Stock By 17%
Bitcoin is the “new world currency” Peter Thiel wanted PayPal to be
Bitcoin Price Is Up As Cryptocurrency Markets Reach Record Valuation
Spotify has reportedly filed for its IPO in secret
How Major Real Estate Developers Are Experimenting With Co-Living
Dangerous raw water prices are skyrocketing to $60 as Silicon Valley’s latest trend flies off the shelves
Meet the 34-year-old founder of Stitch Fix, who just became one of America’s richest self-made women
Katrina Lake founded Stitch Fix, the online personal shopping service, out of her apartment on the back of a failed startup idea.
Today, according to Forbes, Lake, now 34, has a 16.6% ownership in the company, which went public a month ago. And her net worth now approaching $500 million—making her one of the youngest, richest self-made women in America.
Melissa Hartwig: How The Whole30 Program Can Make You More Productive And Happier
I spoke to Melissa Hartwig, author of both The Whole30 Fast & Easy Cookbook: 150 Simply Delicious Everyday Recipes for Your Whole30 and The Whole30 Day by Day: Your Daily Guide to Whole30 Success, about why the Whole30 movement has taken off, the daily food habits people should adopt to be healthier, how the food we eat impacts our productivity.
20 STYLISH HOME OFFICE IDEAS TO HELP YOU GET THE JOB DONE
The sectional sofa in the wife’s study is upholstered in a Schumacher velvet with Samuel & Sons trim, the cocktail table is by Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, and the walls are paneled with custom-made brass grilles.
ROME IS GETTING ITS OWN BEACH NEXT SUMMER
According to The Local, Rome will create 32,800 feet of temporary beach along the banks of the Tiber River, which cuts through the city. Located near the Marconi Bridge, the beach will wind along the car-free riverbank dotted with pop-up bars, and is set to be finished by summer 2018.
#TheList: Get in a Cateye Frame of Mind
Shades of Kurt
There’s a reason using a period in a text message makes you sound angry