Wednesday January 3, 2018
“Please think about your legacy, because you’re writing it every day.” –Gary Vaynerchuck
Germany migrants: Doctors oppose asylum seeker age tests
North Korea: South proposes Olympics delegation talks
SWB MIDDLE EAST
Iran’s leader says enemies have stirred unrest in country
Nigerians killed in New Year attack on Rivers church
Supreme Leader Khamenei Blames ‘Enemies’ for Iran Protests
Wall Street off to strong start to 2018 as techs gain
The Criminal Underworld Is Dropping Bitcoin for Another Currency
Deadly US cold snap expected to worsen
Congress faces January logjam
Warren positions herself for potential 2020 run
Nasdaq Tops 7,000 to Score New Record; S&P 500 Also Closes at Record High
Oil records strongest year opening since 2014 amid Iran unrest
Amazon Stock Could Drop 20% in First Quarter
Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Is Long Bitcoin
Blockchain Wars: IOTA’s Tangle Takes on Ethereum
Expect Google, Facebook and Others to Face More Challenges From Europe in 2018
Buying Rental Property Vs. Investing In A REIT, Part I
Amazon Prime members are obsessed with this 7-in-1 kitchen appliance
How This Woman-Owned Plant Brand Went From Survival Mode To Full Bloom
Eliza Blank developed a hobby for houseplants when she saw how they enlivened her cramped apartment. In 2012, she launched The Sill, hoping to inspire other city-dwellers to adopt seedlings and learn how to care for them.
SUCCESS SO FAR
Last year, sales reached over $2 million. This year, The Sill doubled its traffic and newsletter subscriptions following a website redesign.
How to Really Refresh Your Career in 2018
Whether you’re seeking a promotion at your current company or desire an entirely new role, there are several key tactics that will help make 2018 a year of job transformation. We invited three career experts to share their top pointers.
11 THINGS PEOPLE WITH SPOTLESS HOUSES DO EVERY DAY
Let’s face it: No one wants to — or has time to — make a second job out of cleaning their home. And that’s okay. We polled home bloggers and other busy folks to find out what little things they do daily to keep their places presentable. Good news: Each of these tasks takes a few minutes at most.
THE COOLEST HOTEL ON LAKE COMO
With its modern, rationalist-inspired design, masterminded by Patricia Urquiola, Il Sereno is shaking up Lake Como’s historic hotel scene. Il Sereno, is the brainchild of the cosmopolitan Contreras family who hail from Venezuela.
ART & CULTURE
The 12 Most Anticipated Buildings of 2018
Anyone who is well-versed in modern Milanese architecture will instantly recognize the verdant work of Italian-born architect Stefano Boeri. In 2018, the 61-year-old architect is bringing his talents to China. The Nanjing Green Towers will be Asia’s first-ever vertical forest—an important milestone for a region suffering from some of the worst carbon dioxide emissions on the planet.