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1601, 2018

Hip-Hop's Generation Gap: 'Emo' vs. 'Dad' Rap

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Rap has become the most-consumed music in America, according to industry data, but with its growth comes a new concern: a widening generation gap. Just as rock ‘n‘ roll splintered in the 1970s when punk arrived, a beef between some young hip-hop artists and “dad rappers” is dividing [...]

1601, 2018

The Rise of the Garage Doors

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Why open a window or a sliding glass door when just pushing a button will make the whole wall disappear? More architects and home builders are using garage doors in unusual places to achieve an airy effect. The look is sleek, and the doors don’t take up floor [...]

1601, 2018

Is Your Child Safe on Social Media?

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By Sue Shellenbarger Sue Shellenbarger The Wall Street Journal Biography Google+ Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com Jan. 16, 2018 9:02 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS Illustration: Robert Neubecker While investor protests about smartphones’ harmful social effects began making headlines only recently, Silicon Valley parents have struggled with the issue for a long time. [...]

1601, 2018

Watchmaking’s New Favorite? Ceramic

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Advertisement Step aside gold, and make way titanium and steel. Ceramic, the high-tech material first introduced to watchmaking by IWC Schaffhausen and Rado in the ’80s, features in more watches than ever before at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie this week in Geneva, with brands pushing [...]

1601, 2018

IWC Schaffhausen Celebrates 150 Years

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Advertisement GENEVA — In 1868, a 27-year-old American engineer named Florentine Ariosto Jones arrived in Schaffhausen, a Rhine River town in the German-speaking part of Switzerland, intent on teaching the Swiss a thing or two about watchmaking. Though Mr. Jones returned to the United States seven years later, [...]

1601, 2018

Watch Collectors Talk, Uh, Watches

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Advertisement LONDON — Invite two passionate watch collectors to meet, ask them to bring along a few of their favorite watches and then just let the conversation flow. That’s what we did last October at the Arts Club here. The men knew each other from local meetings of [...]

1501, 2018

Conveyor-Belt Sushi Restaurant's Latest Menu Rollout: Omakase

By | January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

YO! Sushi, which opened its Flatiron District location in March 2017, refers to its omakase as “kaiten-kase.” Photo: Anrong Xu By Charles Passy Charles Passy The Wall Street Journal Biography @CharlesPassy Updated Jan. 15, 2018 6:50 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS A Japanese restaurant in New York’s Flatiron District [...]

1501, 2018

Before a Firing and a Hiring, a Coach's Wiki Gets a Scrub

By | January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Tom Cable’s Wikipedia page outlines allegations that he punched an assistant coach when he was head coach of the Oakland Raiders in 2009 and physically abused several women. Then, just before he was fired as a Seattle Seahawks assistant coach on Jan. 10, it all vanished. Over the [...]

1501, 2018

Review: Deciding Against the Paper Chase

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Photo: iStock/Getty Images By Naomi Schaefer Riley Jan. 15, 2018 2:25 p.m. ET 1 COMMENTS The cost of tuition keeps rising, the burden of student debt grows and grows, and the number of college degrees conferred each year reaches into the hundreds of thousands and beyond—part of a [...]

1501, 2018

Inside Beats President Luke Wood's John Lautner-Designed L.A. Home

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By Christina Binkley Christina Binkley The Wall Street Journal Biography @BinkleyOnStyle christina.binkley.39 Google+ Christina.Binkley@wsj.com Jan. 15, 2018 9:54 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS SPACE ODDITY Silvertop, as the Lautner house is known, was commissioned in 1957 but never occupied by its first owner. The bedrooms (at left) are divided [...]

1501, 2018

James Patterson, Tom Colicchio and More on Popularity

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Jan. 15, 2018 9:46 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS James Patterson “Some people believe that if something is very popular, it can’t be very good. I don’t agree. When something is popular I’m always curious about it. Harry Potter worked for me. 50 Shades and Twilight didn’t work so [...]