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The American people don't want a revolution despite Elizabeth Warren's sounds of alarm for the middle class

Populist senator warns of end of American dream but middle classes aren’t ready for revolution, writes Peter Foster in Washington<p>Ideological splits among <b>Republicans</b> have been part of the fun of the <b>American political</b> fair for more than 50 years now, but what of potential divisions on the Left?<p>When</b> …

The Best Business Books For Entrepreneurs: 9 Must-Reads We Devoured

Maybe it's something you love. Maybe it's something you hate.<p>Either way, reading has been <b>scientifically proven</b> to make you smarter, help you …

Small Business

How to be a traveller close to home

Whether it's an empty wallet, a heavy workload, or a young family tied to the school term that's preventing you from travelling, the situation doesn't have to extinguish your wanderlust.<p>Follow our tips and tricks to see a familiar world with fresh eyes. From camping trips in the back garden to …

Travel

Budget travel: a penny-pincher’s guide to Paris

It's no secret that Paris, by its very nature as a capital, can be pricey and often stars on the 'World's Most Expensive Cities' lists. But with savvy planning and know-how, you can indulge in the city without blowing the budget.<p>Sleep cheaply in historic mansions, fill up on gourmet cuisine, …

France

What Gorgeous Hubble Photos Reveal About the Universe

NASA’s newly released images hint at the destruction of the Pillars of Creation 6,000 years ago.<p>With its sights set some 7,000 light-years into the darkness, the Hubble Space Telescope has captured an illuminating, yet ominous, new look at a cosmic classic. “The Pillars of Creation,” an …

Scientist tackles mystery of ancient astronomical device

The real breakthrough in understanding came in 2005, when a team of scientists used X-ray tomography to peer through the encrusted metal and reveal …

World's Best Ecolodges

Best of 2014: The year’s 10 finest mobile games

<i>Check out all of our Best of 2014 coverage here and Worst of 2014 coverage here.</i><p>We’ve nearly cashed out on 2014, and it’s time to look back and recognize that mobile developers are making some of the best games iPhone, iPad, and Android have ever seen.<p>I’ve polled the GamesBeat staff, and we’ve come …

7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …

First time Amsterdam: top tips for your first visit to the Dutch capital

Golden Age canals lined by gabled houses, candlelit cafes, whirring bicycles, lush parks, monumental museums, colourful markets, diverse dining, quirky shopping and legendary nightlife make the free-spirited Dutch capital one of Europe's great cities. With so much on offer it can be overwhelming …

European Travel

10 Foods You Should Resolve To Eat More Of In 2015

Each year, millions of people make New Year's resolutions that revolve around food. The only problem is that most of those resolutions are focused on keeping foods <i>out</i> of their lives, when really they should be focused on getting more foods <i>into</i> their diets.<p>Resolving to exclude great foods from your …

The Past, Neat or On The Rocks: Glenfiddich Recreates a Seminal Single Malt

We're living in a golden age for liquor -- let's just get that out of the way first. There's more quality booze being made by more people in more places around the world than ever before in the history of the human liver. So don't think I'm some dewy-eyed romantic who yearns for days gone by that …

Stunning Time-Lapse Reveals Auroras and Earth From Space

Astronaut Alexander Gerst made the video from International Space Station.<p>As if Santa attached a GoPro camera to his sleigh, a new video reveals the Earth as few have seen it.<p>Published this week, the time-lapse shows stunning views of the Earth, sunrises, clouds, lightning, auroras, stars, and the …