Monday January 8, 2018
“Sometimes you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched.” –Mindy Kaling
Germany coalition: Merkel courts SPD in pivotal talks
Iranian oil tanker burns, 32 missing after collision off China’s coast
SWB MIDDLE EAST
Netanyahu tiptoes around U.S. threat to cut off Palestinian aid
SWB latin america
US imposes more sanctions on Venezuelans
Refugee Admissions to U.S. Off to Slow Start in Fiscal Year 2018
With renewed vigor, U.S. top court scrutinizes curbs on voting
White House Doesn’t See Need for Faster Fed Hikes
Sydney swelters on hottest day since 1939 as mercury hits 47.3C (117F)
Trump flexes foreign policy muscle as new year begins
Mexico’s Trumpian populist could mean trouble for Donald Trump
Dow Jumps 220 Points to Score New Record; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Also Hit New Highs
Oil retreats on U.S. output rise after hitting near 2-year high
Charles Schwab: International Stocks a Way to Play Inflation in 2018
Bitcoin: What Does 2018 Hold In Store?
If You Invested $100 In Ripple In January 2017, What Would You Have Now?
The Google Home Max is too loud and too expensive — and you should absolutely buy it
Staging Multimillion Dollar Homes For Maximum Profit
We visited convenience-store rivals Wawa and Sheetz to see which does it better — and the winner is clear
The American Blogger Making Six-Figures While Traveling The World
Liz Carlson was prepping to get her PhD in medieval history, but soon realized that she loved travel too much to sacrifice it for five years of study. Not confined by one medium, the 29-year-old chronicles her escapades on her blog, Young Adventuress, as well as on Instagram and YouTube.
You can enroll in over 55,000 online classes for $10.99 each during Udemy’s New Year’s sale
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HOW TO DECORATE WITH VELVET
13 HYGGE FOODS TO WARM YOUR HEART AND HEARTH ALL WINTER LONG
STAYCATION AT THE LINE HOTEL IN LOS ANGELES WITHOUT VENTURING MORE THAN 30 MINUTES AWAY
By using non-conventional materials in the design for a high-end hotel, the LINE is able to capture Los Angeles’ effortless combination of simplicity and extravagance. The LINE is a 10 to 30 minute drive from all of the activities you would ever need for a true West Coast experience.
ART & CULTURE
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Will Charge Non-New Yorkers in 2018
For the first time in nearly 50 years, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art will end its pay-as-you-wish admission policy. Since 1970, visitors to the museum were asked, but not required, to pay $25 for entrance. Beginning March 1, that fee will become mandatory for some—specifically non–New York residents.
Why is China creating utopian “art cities” in its former wastelands?
“It’s like a Hollywood film set of an old Chinese village,” says Mary Ann O’Donnell, an American who has lived in and researched Shenzhen for over 20 years. Even down to the lattes.