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Iconic Houses: Welcome to Hawaii’s Liljestrand House!

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Furniture, built-in interiors, and contents, designed or selected by the architect, remain in original condition. Notes, memos, sketches, all architectural documentation, letters describing construction and photos still exist. http://www.iconichouses.org/houses/liljestrand-house ... Read More »

Restored Villa E.1027 by Eileen Gray joins Iconic Houses

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She chose a remote location on the rocks facing the sea with a distant view of Monte Carlo, that you can enjoy too, on your visit. http://www.iconichouses.org/houses/villa-e-1027 ... Read More »

Heineken reveals Spectre TV ad starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, plus world’s first ever selfie from space

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Heineken®'s Spectre campaign is the brand's largest global marketing platform of 2015. Spectre, the 24th James Bond adventure, from Albert R. Broccoli's EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment, will be released in the UK on October 26 and in the US on November 6. The Heineken® TVC will be launched mobile-first via Facebook, and will be shown on TV and cinema screens worldwide 24 hours later. Heineken® is the only Spectre partner who has created a TVC starring Daniel Craig. Heineken®'s TVC uses Spectre... Read More »

Gwen Stefani heads to New York City for an Exclusive MasterCard Performance

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A night of unforgettable music and Priceless Surprises is in store for MasterCard cardholders when Gwen Stefani arrives in New York City for an exclusive performance at Hammerstein Ballroom at The Manhattan Center on Oct. 17. This is the second show Stefani will perform for MasterCard cardholders as part of the company’s partnership with the singer, which kicked off with a concert at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on the eve of the 57th GRAMMY Awards®. Tickets to this one night only Gwen Stefani performance will be available for purchase... Read More »

Overtown Records signs Soul Music Legend Timmy Thomas

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Soul Legend Timmy Thomas Signs to Overtown Records. Timmy Thomas, singer of the 3 million selling smash hit "Why Can't We Live Together," has signed a multi-album contract with upstart soul label, Overtown Records. The timing is impeccable for Thomas, who recently retired from teaching music for Miami-Dade Public schools. His time is now his own. He's ready to share it with his millions of fans just in time for a new wave of popularity. "Why Can't We Live Together" is sampled in superstar rapper Drake's new single "Hotline Bling." At pres... Read More »

Donald Trump Rockets into Nashville for NFRA Conference

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The Tennessee Republican Assembly - TRA (www.tnra.org) organization announced today that Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, will be speaking at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference will be held at the Rocketown Conference Center in downtown Nashville from August 28 to August 30, 2015. President of the TRA and conference organizer, Sharon Ford, stated, "The NFRA seeks to bring the Republican Party back to its core values through grass roots activism. Our national con... Read More »

Four in five in Japan complete their international travel booking at least two months in advance: GFK

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When it comes to traveling for leisure, Japanese travelers are appearing more eager than some others to plan and finalize their holiday plans. Even in this current digital age where online bookings can be made within minutes at just the click of a button, 79% of Japanese travelers surveyed said they have already booked their international travel at least two months in advance, and as many as over half (57%) even said they have completed their reservations more than three months ahead of their actual travel date. GfK recently conducted the Co... Read More »

GfK: Americans, Canadians and British happiest with amount of leisure time

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America, Canada and UK have highest percentage of people who are satisfied; Russia and Japan have highest percentage dissatisfied. The busy pace of life is a popular complaint for many people. But findings released by GfK show that the majority of people internationally – 58 percent – say they are completely or fairly satisfied with the amount of leisure time that they have. Across all 22 countries surveyed, 16 percent of people aged 15 and over say they are completely satisfied with the amount of leisure time they have, while 42 percent ar... Read More »

CBS: European support for helping young unemployed people find work

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In de period 2009–2014 over 145 thousand young unemployed people in the Netherlands participated in the ESF program to improve their opportunities on the job market. The program reached about 20 percent of the young unemployed people. The participants in the ESF programs often have little education, hampering their access to jobs. In the ESF projects they receive help finding a job through offering traineeships, improving skills or individual career guidance. Job opportunities despite rising youth unemployment In 2010–2012 over 60 percent... Read More »

CBS: Number of residents from Central and Eastern Europe up by 11 percent

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Six in ten CEE citizens are from Poland On 1 January this year, 177 thousand individuals from Central and Eastern Europe belonging to the first generation were registered as residents of a Dutch municipality, i.e. an increase by 11 percent relative to one year previously. Six in ten CEE citizens in the Netherlands have a Polish background. With 108 thousand, they constitute by far the largest group, followed by Bulgarians (20 thousand) and Romanians (16 thousand). Apart from this group of CEE citizens, registered as residents of the Nethe... Read More »

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