Reviews

The Art of Invisibility, by Kevin Mitnick, reveals how data on us is gathered

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Our Data, Our Selves They know who you are. They know what you buy, where you live, where you work, where you go in…

Four Seasons Hotel Perfection—Hotel Oddity #47

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What has the Four Seasons Sultanahmet in Istanbul not thought of? I’ve already written about its coffee delivered with wake-up call, a practice worthy…

Venetian glass beads, blown live in Venice studio

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Serendipitous finds are one of the joys of travel. In Venice, the rule is wander, get lost, and head away from the unbearably crowded…

Pickpocket proof clothes

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Though I’m not much for “pickpocket proof clothes,” I have road-tested and come to appreciate a few items. I’ve been wearing Clever Travel Companion’s…

The Impersonator: Double Duplicity, Innocence, Intrigue

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Film options for The Impersonator, by Ann Mann, are sure to be promptly snapped up. I’ve seen the film in my mind, so richly…

Dharavi—inside the giant Mumbai slum

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You saw Slumdog Millionaire, right? It was filmed in Dharavi, one of the world’s largest, densest slums. Bob and I spent half a day…

The Clever Travel Companion — pickpocket-proof underwear

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Soft, cozy, and cute—The Clever Travel Companion makes some very nice underclothing. All pieces include pickpocket-proof pockets, but these are nice to wear even…

Stashitware – pickpocket proof underwear

Stashitware – pickpocket proof underwear

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I have to laugh at the great sense of humor shown by the creators of Stashitware, men’s and women’s pickpocket proof underwear. Start with…

Chortle reviews Just For Laughs

Chortle reviews Just For Laughs

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The UK comedy guide Chortle.co.uk reviewed the Just For Laughs Craig Ferguson Gala. The most interesting part of the review: The next act, Bob…