Exquisite Timing Isn’t Part of the Deal

The market is going for 30 percent off. Yet investors aren’t buying. It’s like that 48-inch LCD screen you’ve been dying to buy… someday. But why buy it now when you can probably buy it in December for an additional 5 to 10 percent off? Or why not wait for the...

Find a Restaurant Anywhere in 4 Seconds Flat

Hand me your text-message-enabled cellphone, and I can find you an Indian restaurant in Paris, a public pool in Columbus, or a movie theater in Quebec in about four seconds. How? With Google’s latest innovation, Google SMS. You don’t even have to pay for a call to use...

The Power of Who You Know

“Who should I say is calling?” the assistant to the TV network producer curtly demanded. “This is Paul Lawrence. I’m the executive producer of the International Sketch Comedy Championships, which I produce with the Laugh Factory,” I responded. “Please hold,” the...
What’s a Good Substitute for Bread?

What’s a Good Substitute for Bread?

Question: As bread is always being lambasted as being too high in carbs, exactly what can be used as a substitute that is both nutritious AND practical – i.e., that can be used every day to make a sandwich for lunch? Everything I can think of has a grain in it!...