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Image by AFP/Getty Images via @daylife Donald Trump has just unveiled his newly refurbished $100 million Boeing 757, an aircraft that once belonged to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, and what an overhaul it was. In fact, the aircraft’s interiors are almost gold plated as gold can be found covering everything from the sinks and faucets down to the seat belt fixtures...

(Reuters) – Rapper Jay-Z plans to bring his 40/40 restaurant and bar franchise to London next year in a deal which will team him up with England and Chelsea soccer player Ashley Cole. The NVA Entertainment Group (NVA), which brokered the multi-million pound (dollar) deal, said that The 40/40 London will be the first project of a partnership between Jay-Z and Cole...

For years Heidi W. Durrow heard the refrain: editors wouldn’t publish her novel because readers couldn’t relate to a protagonist who was part black and part Danish. But when that novel, “The Girl Who Fell From the Sky,” was finally published last year (after about four dozen rejections, said Ms. Durrow, who is, of course, black and Danish), the coming-of-age story...

Guangzhou Opera House Designed by Zaha Hadid GUANGZHOU, China — It says something about the state of architecture today that the most alluring opera house built anywhere in the world in decades is in a generic new business district at the outer edge of this city, has no resident company and a second-rate program. And because this is China, a country that is still undergoing...