November 21, 2019

Destinations of the week

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America’s most-visited tourist attractions — and where to go instead By Talla Lakritz From Business Insider Atlantic City, New Jersey, is cheaper than the Vegas Strip, plus it has a boardwalk and beach. Niagara Falls gets 30 million visitors a year, so Havasu Falls, Arizona, is a more secluded option. Chicago’s Millennium Park has one famous […]

The rise of experiential commerce

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By Sunny Dhillon From TechCrunch Sunny Dhillon is a partner at Signia Venture Partners. “$43 million and the only thing you can buy in it is a coffee.” So said Samsung’s Senior Director of Store Development Michael Koch about the company’s flagship Manhattan “popup”—Samsung 837—though “popup” is an understated description for a 56,000 square-foot cavern […]

Cold, cold, cold, cold

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Photos: It’s gonna be cold cold cold cold cold BY MARCUS GILMER From Mashable In case you didn’t notice, it’s very cold across parts of the globe, stretching from a good chunk of the U.S. to the UK and Europe and even down into India this New Year’s Eve. The coldest in decades, in fact, […]

“The Deuce” new original series to premiere on HBO

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NEW ORIGINAL SERIES, THE DEUCE, PREMIERES ON SEPTEMBER 10 ONLY ON HBO HBO has confirmed the debut date for the drama series The Deuce, which will begin its eight-episode season Sunday, September 10. Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon and starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, THE DEUCE follows the story of the legalization […]

Mariah Carey says producers ‘foiled’ her New Year’s Eve performance

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BY MARIA GALLUCCI From Mashable Mariah Carey didn’t want a lot for Christmas. She didn’t even wish for snow. But in hindsight, she probably regrets not adding “better producers” to her humble gift list. The American singer-songwriter-diva on Sunday blamed Dick Clark Productions for her disastrous New Year’s Eve performance in Times Square. Carey’s comments […]

Frank and beautiful portraits

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Frank and beautiful portrait series calls for community values and respect BY ELISE COOPER From Mashable What does respect mean to you? We all live on this rock hurtling through space, so it’s good to be reminded from time to time that the global community is as diverse and expansive as the universe we are […]

Barstool Sports just got bought at a $10 million to $15 million valuation, and its founder is ‘kinda rich now’

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By Biz Carson From Business Insider It’s one thing to get acquired. It’s another to do it in a video where you call your new boss the “big swinging d— at the cracker factory.” But if you’re a Barstool Sports fan, you’re not shocked. The crude, funny, sports-guy lingo is right in line with the brand […]

The Cayman Islands – a growing reinsurance centre

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Recent changes to the Insurance Law have made the Cayman Islands a more attractive domicile for reinsurance companies. That was part of the message from Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin Tuesday morning when he helped ring the bell to open that day’s session of NASDAQ at Times Square in New York […]

Premier to join in ringing in NASDAQ

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin has been invited to join Oxbridge Re in ringing the opening bell at NASDAQ on Wall Street in New York City. The event will take place at 9:30 a.m. on United States Tax Day, 15 April, 2014. “This is certainly an honour and a privilege,” said […]

Earth Hour 2014

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See the world go dark for Earth Hour 2014 From Mashable By Ann-Marie Alcántara A girl lights a candle in preparation for Earth Hour.IMAGE: FLICKR, EARTH HOUR Iconic landmarks and cities went dark for one hour on Saturday to showcase their commitment to protecting the planet for this year’s Earth Hour. Over 7,000 cities in […]