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September 19, 2014
The Art of Shaving Travel Kit and Razor.
These beauty travel kits have a lot of essentials you’ll need to stay groomed and glam for a five-day trip, and they won’t weigh you down.
September 16, 2014
Doctors Without Borders provides medical care to people in nearly 70 countries.
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières confronts humanitarian crises without taking sides, providing aid based on need alone.
September 16, 2014
Approximately 25,000 people attend the National Business Aviation Association’s annual convention, which this year will take place in Orlando, Florida. (Photo: Mariano Rosales)
The National Business Aviation Association’s annual conclave—scheduled this year for October 21–23 in Orlando, Florida—typically attracts about 25,000 attendees from the world over.
September 16, 2014
Wolfgang Puck’s Cut restaurant at 45 Park Lane, Mayfair, London
Located inside London’s posh 45 Park Lane Hotel, Wolfgang Puck’s Cut is truly a cut above.
September 2, 2014
Every time you turn around these days, you hear about another person on a medically restricted diet. The reasons range from lactose intolerance to autoimmune conditions to life-threatening allergies.
September 1, 2014
Lush turf meets the sparkling sea at the Dominican Republic’s Corales Golf Club.
September 1, 2014
To call the HM4 a watch is like saying an aircraft carrier is a boat. Of course the HM4—short for Horological Machine No. 4—tells time, but it is far more than a mere timepiece and ultimately reflects the creative genius of its creator, Maximilian Büsser, and his team at MB&F, the Swiss watchmaker.
August 14, 2014
Mention that you’re going to the Balearic Islands and you might get a quizzical look, as the archipelago’s four largest islands are better known by their individual names. Most famous is Mallorca (or Majorca, if you choose the Spanish rather than the Catalan spelling). The others are Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera. They are all part of Spain and lie in the Mediterranean Sea, between the Spanish mainland and Africa.
August 14, 2014
It’s almost heaven—and the state is so big that you could spend years exploring it. Here’s where to start.
June 24, 2014
The Golf Club at Fiddler's Creek is set between Collier Seminole State Park and McIIvane Bay.
There aren’t many small towns that exude the culture and elegance of an urbane city. Perhaps that’s why people flock to downtown Naples, on the Gulf Coast of southwest Florida. Fifth Avenue there is rightly famous for its bistros, high-end clothing and jewelry shops and casually upscale lifestyle. Yet the area’s appeal is also because of what lies immediately beyond and around it: a golf-rich region, with low-lying courses set against a backdrop of untouched native habitats and wetland preserves.

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““CEOs go to their vacation homes just after companies report favorable news, and CEOs return to headquarters right before subsequent news is released. More good news is released when CEOs are back at work, and CEOs appear not to leave headquarters at all if a firm has adverse news to disclose. When CEOs are away from the office, stock prices behave quietly with sharply lower volatility. Volatility increases immediately when CEOs return to work.” —David Yermack, a New York University finance professor, whose recently released study shows a correlation between when CEOs take their private jets on vacation and movements in their companies’ stock price ”

-David Yermack