Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:30:00 -0500The New York Mets currently have more than $137 million tied up in 2017 payroll. However, the Mets worst contract is not with any of its players. Rather, its is with the team'sAAA affiliate, the Las Vegas 51s. The New York Mets contract with its Las Vegas AAA affiliate is so [...]
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:30:00 -0500Today’s column explores the effects of continuing income, the Windfall Elimination Provision, benefit availability, retroactive benefits and Railroad Retirement Board benefits.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:05:00 -0500We are at an odd point where there is arguably more anticipation for the 'X-Men' stand-alone films than the traditional 'X-Men' team up efforts.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:59:00 -0500The high-tech hive mind also predicted the Cubs' victory, Trump's 2016 "Person"-hood, and other recent upsets.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:54:00 -0500Seven of the world's highest-revenue teams are soccer clubs.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:45:00 -0500Flawed film, flawed disc.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:25:00 -0500Europe is the worst region in the world for alcohol consumption rates during pregnancy. A study by The Lancet linking drinking ratesduring pregnancy to rates of foetal alcohol syndrome found that nineof the world's ten worst countries are in Europe. Ireland came first by a considerable distance with an estimated [...]
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:15:00 -0500Las Vegas is full of technological marvels. After all, this is a citywhere it's seemingly impossible to be too big or too bright, and an attraction's success often hinges on its ability to turn heads or produce the sense of wonderneeded to earna spot in visitors' Instagram feeds. And whilesomeof [...]
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:07:00 -0500Medical schools and the American Medical Association are introducing new courses and altering graduate medical education as fee-for-service medicine gives way to value-based care models.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:00:00 -0500This second trailer for the big-screen adaptation of the long-running fantasy show leaves all its cards on the table.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:59:00 -0500The lone bright spot: The viewership record set by the Packers-Cowboys game on Fox.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:31:00 -0500Which animals should concern us most, and do they give us reason to bear arms, even against unarmed bears?
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:21:00 -0500With so much attention focused this week on Washington DC, it seemed timely to publish the results of our consumer-focused tasting of Virginia wines. Here are our favorites.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:01:00 -0500Russian avant-garde artists such as Aleksandr Rodchenko and Vladimir Tatlin sought to create a utopia in the new Soviet Union. Instead they were ruined by Josef Stalin. Are there lessons to be learned as political art prepares to confront the incoming president?
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:19:00 -0500Maverick biodynamic wine producer Nicolas Joly spoke at La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux city. He formed an international group intent on improving quality and originality in wine.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:03:00 -0500We've all been there. What starts as an innocent search for whatever becomes a plunge into the Facebook/Internet/YouTube/Wikipedia hole as you chase one interesting infobit after another. You always tell yourself you won't do it anymore. But then... Cartoon by Ted Rall.
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0500Ring in the Chinese New Year with Bovet and Harry Winston.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:08:00 -0500The new Volkswagen Tiguan L has been launched on the Chinese car market. The L is a long-wheelbase variant of the Tiguan SUV. It is manufactured in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:32:00 -0500The original street style star Taylor Tomasi Hill shares her favorite spots in NY and Dallas, as well as her go-to beauty and fashion picks from the newly-expanded luxury retail flagship of Forty Five Ten.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:25:00 -0500We go behind the scenes to see how top luxury marketers want to impress you.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:39:00 -0500After much anticipation and dread, Donald Trump takes the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States. Considering the gravity of the moment and the lack thereof of the president-elect, this exercise will feel incredibly surreal. Cartoon by Ted Rall.
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:00:00 -0500Taiwanese consumer electronics developer HTC was known as an Android smartphone pioneer around 2010. A year later the company reached its global market share peak of 10.7%. Then everything unraveled under pressure from me-too Android smartphone rivals, many with stronger marketing and tighter relations with suppliers. HTC diverted into virtual [...]
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:11:00 -0500Despite mobile phone companies improving their smartphone speakers this past year, the products still sound tinny when you crank up the tunes. Connecting Bluetooth speakers wirelessly to your phone is a nice alternative, if you don’t mind going through a pairing process every time you want to play music and [...]
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:03:00 -0500Jackky Bhagnani has shot a short film and a video to highlight two social issues.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:42:00 -0500The wait is finally over for Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines. After years of disappointment, frustration, and heartache, both men join Ivan Rodriguez in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's Class of 2017.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:18:00 -0500On Saturday, January 21—the day after Donald Trump is inagurated as the 45th President of the United States—the Women’s March on Washington will take place. What began as a grassroots Facebook event quickly blossomed into a national movement, following discontent after the 2016 presidential election. However, the official Women’s March organization, [...]
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:56:00 -0500One of my best friends just returned from a two-week ski vacation in Colorado for Christmas and New Years Eve. It snowed every night. The sun came outevery morning. Theentire trip sounded miserable, reminding me what an oxymoron the phrase “ski vacation” can be even under the best conditions. I still [...]