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Here's Where The Money Is Going As Wealth Rises In Vietnam

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:00:00 -0400

Middle-class Vietnamese are going for Japanese brands, health products and travel within Asia. They might buy made-in-China smartphones but tend to avoid other Chinese goods.

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Bordeaux Harvest Kicks Off With Crimson Robes And A Feast

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:32:00 -0400

Each year the French grape harvest around Saint-Émilion kicks off with a colorful, unique ceremony.

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Low Prices, Packed Planes: A Passenger Safety Issue?

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:27:00 -0400

Smaller planes like 737s are cheaper to operate, so airlines can offer the low fares today's fliers want. But will crowding more people into smaller seats and narrower rows pose emergency evacuation issues?

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Alicia Vikander's 'Tomb Raider' Trailer Teases The Best Kind Of Reboot

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:05:00 -0400

Dare we hope for a first film that doesn't make fans wait for the sequel for character they came to see?

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Ric Flair, Dustin Rhodes And 5 Ways WWE Starrcade Can Be A Success

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:06:00 -0400

WWE announced the return of Starrcade, and the involvement of Ric Flair, Dustin Rhodes and others can make this event truly special.

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Taylor Swift Sued For Lyrics In Mega-Hit 'Shake It Off'

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:31:00 -0400

This is the second time Swift has faced a plagiarism accusation over the popular song.

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From 'Aliens' To 'Back To The Future,' Iconic Movie Artifacts Are Up For Auction

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:20:00 -0400

Items from some of the most iconic movies of all time, including 'Aliens,' the 'Back to the Future' films and 'Ghostbusters,' are up for grabs at auction.

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Captain Lee From Below Deck Answers the Proust Questionnaire

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:01:00 -0400

Honest, hard-working and allergic to bullshit, Captain Lee is the coolest guy on reality television.

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The Killers, The Weeknd Join Queen, The Beatles On New Million-Sellers List

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:59:00 -0400

The ranking comes from Britain’s Official Charts Company, which has redefined its established landmark of a million sales to include streams.

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How to Get VIP Access at New York Fashion Week

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:30:00 -0400

The Ritz-Carlton Rewards—a program initiated by the luxury hotel and its holding company, Marriott International—offers VIP access to all the glitz and glam of New York Fashion Week.

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Colin Firth's Character Harry Hart Wears a TAG Heuer Watch in Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:24:00 -0400

Matthew Vaughn, the director of Kingsman: The Golden Circle chose TAG Heuer Connected watches for the spy agents in the film. Elegant dressing is essential to the Kingsman agents and the watch fitted the character.

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In Denver, Marijuana Users Aren't Hard-Core Partiers -- They Really Just Want To Sleep

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:45:00 -0400

Contrary to the popular image of stoners as party animals, many cannabis users may just want to go to sleep, if a Denver-area survey is a reliable indicator. The survey, conducted by Consumer Research Around Cannabis, found that only pain relief rivals sleep as a reason for using marijuana.

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Why Americans Should Look Out For English Shoemaker Harrys Of London

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:41:00 -0400

In modern times, transparency and clarity seem to be the basis of what we deem fine business culture. Although great footwear brands throughout the world have been able to satisfy their client’s needs by shaping their ideas with their own custom colors, hardware and materials...

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How A Museum Incubator Helped Make Sports Bras Into A Data Platform

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:32:00 -0400

SUPA founder Sabine Seymour talks about how she's developed her smart workout gear, and what her ultimate vision for the company is.

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Montblanc's New ExoTourbillon: A Rare Automatic High Complication For Women

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:11:00 -0400

The Montblanc Bohème ExoTourbillon Jewelry is that rare find: a ladies’ watch with a high complication and an automatic winding system that isn’t too thick to fit comfortably on the wrist.

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Which Is The Best Frequent-Flyer Program For Elite Flyers?

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:37:00 -0400

Which airlines offer the best perks and benefits to the elite-level members of their frequent-flyer programs? A new study evaluates the six-largest U.S. airlines' policies.

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DC Lawmaker Wants To Let People Get Medical Marijuana Without Doctor Approval

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:32:00 -0400

A D.C. Councilman wants to let people access medical marijuana without having to first get approval from doctors.

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Hoberman And Lieberman: Why Mandeville Films Is Going From Strength To 'Stronger'

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:26:00 -0400

Mandeville Films' David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman discuss why they didn't put star power over authenticity in 'Stronger' and casting able-bodied actors in differently abled roles.

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How To Bounce Back When Life Throws You Lemons

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:24:00 -0400

Six years after being evacuated out of the Peace Corps, this millennial now runs a mission-driven moringa superfood company that she never dreamed of. It all started when she took a sour lemon and squeezed it into a sweet opportunity.

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More Charges For 'Ancillary Services' Are Having Little Or No Impact On Air Travel Demand

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:55:00 -0400

Airlines’ nickel-and-diming ways generate lots of much whining and carping but they don't appear to be negatively affecting demand for air travel. The steady growth of both demand and ancillary revenue are more than offsetting the recent trend of declining average ticket prices,

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How Does This Foreign Android Phone Stack Up In America?

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:47:00 -0400

It looks nice and performs fine. But you may have never heard of this phone brand. So how does it work?

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Inside Refinery 29's Art-Filled Instagram Factory

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:20:00 -0400

Refinery 29's annual 29Rooms event is, if nothing else, an Instagram factory; purpose-built to get your smartphone snapping and tagging. Here's how the 2017 event learned from past years' long lines to get 20,000 visitors through its doors.

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Watchmakers Join Forces With Contemporary Artists To Create Unique Timepieces And Alliances, Part 3

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:13:00 -0400

Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle takes a look at six watchmakers who have joined forces with contemporary artists to create unique timepieces and alliances.

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Luxury for All: Ian Schrager's Public Hotel Opens in New York

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:13:00 -0400

“Making luxury available to all is important new idea. Taking the pretention out of luxury is important new idea. Hopefully it’s something that will change the industry," says the hotelier.

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Box Office: Jennifer Lawrence's 'mother!' Shows The Netflix Advantage

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:05:00 -0400

'mother!' was never going to be a hit, but Netflix has the advantage of not caring if anyone watches their prestige movies.

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10/10 This Robot Yelps Better Than You

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:02:00 -0400

Humans are unable to differentiate between the machine generated and human-generated reviews. With these new-age "ghost writers" now pushing commerce, one has to wonder if good taste is a thing of the past. Literally. Cartoon by Ed Hall.

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Jewish Heritage Travel: An Emotional and Spiritual Journey Through Israel and Europe

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:30:00 -0400

A journey of discovery evokes pathos, pride, hope and that most Jewish of emotions, questioning.

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