What it’s like to visit the oldest cafe in Europe, which survived Venice’s floods and just celebrated 300 years

Located in Venice’s St. Mark’s Square, Caffe Florian claims to be the oldest cafe in Europe. Opened in 1720, it just celebrated its 300th anniversary. On sites like TripAdvisor, Yelp, Conde Nast Traveler, and the cafe’s own Facebook page, visitors have praised its location, decor, and overall atmosphere — but also complained about high prices, […]

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The cinematographer of ‘Jojo Rabbit’ says director Taika Waititi banned cell phones from his film set

Cinematographer Mihai Malaimare told Insider that Taika Waititi banned cell phones from his “Jojo Rabbit” film set. Malaimare said that Waititi wanted a creative and concentrated set, so removed the distractions of cell phones. “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” director Quentin Tarantino banned cell phones from his set, too. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]

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Your Horoscope This Week

We’re ready to burn off some nervous energy on Sunday when sensual Venus squares against energetic Mars. Tempers are running high during this transit, so focus on channeling this energy into a positive flow — learn to take the high ground wherever possible. This square also lends us an electric vibration, so pay attention to […]

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The Brand Investment in Esports Report

Esports viewership is on the rise. Thanks in part to streaming services such as Twitch, the number of esports fans globally is anticipated to surge 59% over the next four to five years. This rapid expansion, coupled with the tendency for esports spectators to be younger and more receptive to sponsorship, is driving brand investment […]

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How Portland’s star seafood chef stays sustainable

The fifth course to land on my table at Erizo, a restaurant celebrating its first year in Portland, Ore., comes on an oversize metal tray filled with ice, five dishes of chilled seafood each cradled in elegant seashells representing the shellfish within: clams, crab, and oysters. The clams are horseneck—Oregon’s most common clam—maligned for their […]

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A couple accused of scamming Warren Buffett pleaded guilty to money laundering as part of a $1 billion Ponzi scheme

The couple accused of scamming Warren Buffett and other investors pleaded guilty to money laundering and conspiracy charges on Friday. Jeff and Paulette Carpoff splurged at least $140 million in investor cash on dozens of luxury properties and more than 150 cars including a $1 million Mustang. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway invested $340 million in mobile […]

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