I'll take a good quality restaurant breakfast (not the standard US airport hotel buffet) over a club lounge, foregoing evening options. But for a mediocre restaurant breakfast I'll prefer the quick service of the lounge. There are hotels that offer some amazing breakfast spreads, especially in Asia. Show More Summary
Generally, most jobs expect you to work eight hours a day. It’s a standard that was set a long time ago, and it remains in place today. Of course, if you’re a freelancer, you’re schedule might vary, or you might even be able to make your own hours. Show More Summary
Doxing has become an all too familiar in the lives of internet-using women. The public posting of our home addresses is a particularly brutal way that our lives can be policed and upended by determined harassers–to say nothing of how it has been used by stalkers and domestic abusers to find their targets. I myself […]
Some of us were born with the clean gene -- the tendency to keep our homes, cars, and personal spaces uncluttered and ready for company. And some of us weren’t. You might even have two separate standards for your home and your car -- one is pristine while the other is covered in strewn papers and garbage...
Nigel Pearson was sacked as Leicester City manager on Tuesday, and that means the ridiculous stats about Arsene Wenger 's longevity have gotten...well, even more ridiculous. As noted by the Evening Standard, Pearson's sacking means that...Show More Summary
The London Evening Standard are reporting on Tuesday that Tottenham are in pole position over Southampton in the race to sign Belgium international defender Toby Alderweireld. Alderweireld spent last season on loan at St Mary’s from Atletico Madrid, and the 26-year-old now looks set to leave the Vicente Calderon this summer. Show More Summary
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — You lower your standards in so many ways when things get rough. You don't even realize the slippage most of the time. We've heard all about how the Los Angeles Lakers pride themselves on their rich history and their all-about-championships attitude. Show More Summary
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger sees Sporting Club’s William Carvalho as the club’s solution to their defensive-midfield woes, not Juventus’ Arturo Vidal, according to reports. Simon Johnson of the London Evening Standard wrote categorically...Show More Summary
It’s nice to see that even in this day and age, at least the Sioux have standards: The peace and love were interrupted by profanity Monday as Rainbow Family members
Yves here. This post is elegant in the way it challenges the standard (sloppy) definitions of money. Even if you don't agree, it will force you to think and articulate why you don't agree (hopefully in a rigorous manner).
This week I wrote about two significant challenges with the Hyatt Gold Passport program. Hotels not offering award nights even when standard rooms are available Hotels not offering confirmed suite upgrades on cash and points award stays,...Show More Summary
Even by MacFarlane's standards, that's idiotic.
Few stars of The Bachelorette have come even close to being as open and honest as Kaitlyn Bristowe. Unfortunately for Kaitlyn, honesty is not always a good thing when it comes to reality television. Due to her decision to share the details of her intimate relationship with Nick Viall, Kaitlyn has become the recipient of a barrage […]
Ugh, the world. In recent years, both celebrity culture and the fashion industry have come under fire for promoting unrealistic beauty standards. But in case you hadn't heard, that same messaging also runs rampant in even the most wholesome...Show More Summary
An experimental new treatment approach for a rare, deadly leukemia can send the disease into remission even in patients for whom the standard therapy has failed, a pilot study has found. The study is 'proof of principle' the cutting-edge approach could be used to treat many other cancers as well.
After all the hubbub caused by the Alfa Romeo Giulia reveal yesterday, the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze got lost in the melee. But, it’s here, and it’ll be packing a 1.4L turbocharged four-cylinder mill as standard. Even a new diesel lump will make its way to production for 2017. Show More Summary
“By tradition and by default, books aren’t verified to anything near the standard of a magazine piece. Publishers don’t even consider verification their business. … In fact, the practice of checking books is fairly common, though it’s also expensive. This fall, for the first time, one publisher is even promising to pay for it. Which […]
The Galaxy S6 active matches the standard GS6 in many ways, and even bests it in some crucial areas. The quick take The Galaxy S6 active takes a proven great device in the Galaxy S6 and beefs it up just a tad. Metal and glass are replaced...Show More Summary
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group on Tuesday announced Apple's advancement to Promoter Member status, giving the company even more say over the future of the Bluetooth wireless standard.
June Carter Cash was born on this day 86 years ago. Here she is in 1985 signing the bluegrass standard "I Never Will Marry" pretty convicingly, even though she did...