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10 Safest Low-Cost Airlines In The World

The low-cost airline business model has only been around for a couple of decades, but it has developed a major presence in the airline business.<p>According to PWC, low-cost airlines account for more than 25% of the world's aviation business.<p>From a pool of 449 carriers around the world, …


Is Snapchat The Next $10 Billion Startup?

Snapchat’s next round of financing could value the startup at $10 billion. Bloomberg reports the ephemeral messaging app is in ongoing talks with investors, including China’s largest e-commerce company, Alibaba.<p>Last fall, Snapchat reportedly spurned 10-figure acquisition offers from Facebook and …

15 Years On The Throne: The Accomplishments of King Mohammed VI Of Morocco

On Wednesday, the 30th of July, Morocco celebrated the 15th year anniversary of the reign of its ruler, King Mohammed VI.<p>King Mohammed VI, who is Africa’s wealthiest monarch with a fortune estimated at $2 billion, derived from his stake in investment company Société Nationale d’Investissement …

15 Pictures Of 'The Most Alien-Looking Place On Earth'

Because of its extreme isolation from other land masses, Socotra has very unique plant life, a third of which can be found nowhere else in the world.<p>Not only are the plant endemic to Socotra, but they look weird as can be, causing people to refer to it as "the most alien-looking place on earth."


Prince Alwaleed And The Curious Case Of Kingdom Holding Stock

Any reporter who shows an interest in Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal of Saudi Arabia can expect at some point to get a little gift from His Royal Highness. A driver will courier over a thick, tall green leather satchel, embossed with the oasis palm logo and name of Alwaleed’s Kingdom Holding Co., …

Gay men are shaming each other over the anti-HIV drug that could save their lives

What would it be like to live in a world where preventive medication has rendered HIV completely non-infectious? In the general population, this question may seem somewhat less pressing, but among gay and bisexual men, especially those who live in urban centers like New York and San Francisco, it’s …

Public Health

9 Easy Tips For Finding Exactly What You Want On Google

Although everyone knows how to search for something, there are a few quick tips that can help you get the exact results you're looking for, faster.<p>Google offers a "Power Searching" class and we took it so you don't have to.<p>In the class, Dr. Dan Russell, a research scientist at Google guides you …