I have always hesitated to use my microwave oven. This is a fascinating article on how to use it safely! Read More
As you gear up for Thanksgiving, you may not have any dietary restrictions that would make you need to change the basics of a traditional holiday menu. But maybe you are concerned about where your food comes from and how it’s grown or raised. A recently published Berkeley Wellness article tells you how to make a sustainable and humane Thanksgiving meal plan.
Here is some important information for international buyers. An article published this month by Wealth-X discusses what motivates wealthy real estate investors given financial and practical considerations.
In early October, the Wall Street Journal announced that Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev would try to sell his rare, rediscovered Leonardo da Vinci portrait of Christ as “Salvator Mundi,” or the savior of the world.
Last night, the New York Times announced that “Salvator Mundi” sold for $450.3 million with fees, shattering the high for any work of art sold at auction.
The New York Times posted an article yesterday about the secret to a long life. James Clement has scoured the globe for supercentenarians, aged 110 and older, willing to contribute their genomes to a rare scientific cache.
Berkeley Wellness mentions two recent studies which find that coffee drinkers have modestly lower mortality rates than people who don’t drink coffee.
I have been to Machu Picchu and China, and loved them both! Now new challenges!!
Autumn and early winter will be filled with wonderful music and dance, if the Music Center schedule is any measure. As you may know, I am a long-time member of the Music Center Blue Ribbon, which supports The Music Center’s resident companies and its arts education and community programs.
The biggest event on our calendar is the Winter Soiree, on Thursday, December 7, 2017. This will be a world premiere performance of the all-new George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker by Miami City Ballet. The Music Center co-commissioned new sets and costumes by Cuban-American artistic fashion and design power couple, Isabel and Ruben Toledo, and is partnering with the Colburn School, Los Angeles Children’s Chorus and The Gabriella Foundation’s everybody dance! program to include local children from a broad spectrum of backgrounds in the performance. (more…)
This year’s top 10 CNN Heroes all share one goal: to improve the lives of those around them. Their efforts are being highlighted at “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute,” a global broadcast event on CNN airing December 17 at 8 p.m.
As October runs off in a swirl of autumn leaves, I just have to tell you about my whirlwind journey to Monte Carlo for the Monaco Yacht Show. Known as the “Super Bowl of luxury yachting,” this is a truly dazzling experience, combining vision, beauty, and unimaginable wealth. The quays of Port Hercules shimmer with the graceful magnificence of 125 superyachts. Plus, with the natural convergence between yachting and luxury car manufacturers, the Car Deck features exclusive “thoroughbred” cars such as the new Continental GT by Bentley, Mercedes-Benz classics, the iconic Cobras, Aston Martins, Lamborghinis, and sleek McLarens. (more…)
Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona is now the world’s most expensive watch ever auctioned. His watch sold for US$17.75 million, more than 10 times the original estimate. Read about how it all went down!