Lifestyle

World chefs: Top 10 celebrity chef-owned restaurants in U.S.

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

NEW YORK | Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:18am EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – Chefs have become household names in recent years, helped by running their own TV shows or sharing their cooking tips with fans in glossy cookbooks. Travel website TripAdvisor has compiled a list of the top 10 celebrity chef-owned restaurants in the
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Chefs find relief after U.S. Gulf oil leak stops

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

By Richard Leong NEW YORK | Tue Aug 17, 2010 3:10pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – U.S. chefs breathed a collective sigh of relief after BP stopped its massive oil leak in the seafood-rich U.S. Gulf a month ago, but they must still deal with tight supply and high prices in the coming months.
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Time-shifting on TV more than doubles in past year

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

LOS ANGELES | Tue Aug 17, 2010 2:53pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Time-shifted TV viewing has more than doubled over the past year and over 40 percent of Americans now make plans to record their favorite shows and watch them later, according to a survey released on Tuesday. More than two-thirds of viewers have
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Vine Talk: Warming trends may change global wine map

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:27am EDT Edward Deitch is an award-winning wine columnist based in the United States. He created and wrote a weekly column for eight years on MSNBC.com and in 2010 launched a wine blog, www.vint-ed.com. He also serves on tasting panels for Wine & Spirits Magazine. The opinions expressed are his own.
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Was James Bond just a "neo-fascist gangster?"

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

LONDON | Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:53am EDT LONDON (Reuters) – James Bond is nothing but a gangster who would ply his trade for any country that offered him a steady supply of girls and dry Martinis, says writer John le Carré. Agent 007 may be as
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Informal work networks new form of inequality: study

Aug 16th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK | Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:26pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – Informal networks at work are fostering inequality and preventing women from advancing their careers and breaking through the glass ceiling, according to new research. Professor Gail McGuire, of Indiana University South Bend, found that women do not get
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Golfing is popular for career advancement: poll

Aug 16th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

By Zachary Goelman NEW YORK | Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:43pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – Nearly 40 percent of employees in India play golf to mingle with senior business executives, the highest proportion of any country surveyed in a new poll. Golfing to get ahead was also popular in China, Indonesia, and Saudi
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Clint Eastwood movie to close NY film festival

Aug 16th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

NEW YORK | Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:28pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – A new film directed by Clint Eastwood starring Matt Damon and intertwining lives of people connected to experiences of death or afterlife will close September’s New York Film Festival, organizers said on Monday. Eastwood’s film, “Hereafter,” which also stars Belgian actress
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Being online can boost your chances of being in love

Aug 16th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

NEW YORK | Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:06pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – People who have Internet access at home are more likely to be in a relationship, with the Web gaining in importance as a meeting place for those seeking love, according to U.S. research. Researchers from Stanford University said the Internet is
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Hong Kong film hopes to break new ground with 3-D porn

Aug 16th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

By Stefanie McIntyre and James Pomfret HONG KONG | Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:20am EDT HONG KONG (Reuters) – On the leafy fringes of Hong Kong in a shabby film studio, a nude ponytailed actor stretched out on animal-skins with his lover as the cameras rolled in a set evoking a subterranean sex lair in
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