De Kooning’s “ocher woman” from the robbery home

It was a robbery that was as shameless as it was simple. On the morning of November 29, 1985, a couple entered the University of Arizona Museum of Art in Tucson, Arizona. Within minutes, “Woman-Ocher” – a painting by Dutch-American artist Willem de Kooning – was gone. Museum curator Olivia Miller described the theft in … Read more

When are Airbnbs more cost-effective than hotels? | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Remember the days when one of the best money-saving travel tips was booking an Airbnb versus a hotel? Not only have nightly rates always been much cheaper, but Airbnbs and the hosts themselves are often shaped to be the most memorable aspects of the trip. These days, an Airbnb stay rarely involves big savings or … Read more