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12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

See 31 Incredible Luxury Hotels Opening Around the World This Year

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills<p>The Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills will spread across 12 floors and offer unobstructed views from its 170 rooms. The …

Hospitality

How to build a company where the best ideas win | Ray Dalio

Oligarch Roman Abramovich just split with his wife of 10 years — here's how it could be the most expensive divorce ever

This month, he and wife Dasha Zhukova announced their plans to separate after ten years of marriage. The couple has two children, joint businesses in Russia, an extensive art collection, a mega-mansion on the Upper East Side, as well as other assets that could make this one of the most expensive …

Boating

5 maps that explain the new Middle East

Nation-states are the defining feature of the modern political era. They give people a collective identity and a pride of place… even when their borders are artificially drawn, as they were in the Middle East.<p>However, transnational issues like religion and ethnicity often get in the way of the …

Middle East

Taming the Squirrel

Weight is the enemy of flight, and flight is achieved in an aircraft only by compromising desired flight performance as demanded by gravity. Whether …

Aviation

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We find their messages so compelling, we know we can turn to them whenever we feel dragged down and …

Motivation

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

A massive London church is transformed into an extraordinary luxury home

Building renovations are about taking an old structure and making it new again, either by returning it to its original glory or by instilling new …

24 things you should do when visiting Hong Kong

Though it's technically part of China, Hong Kong has its own culture and personality. The cosmopolitan city is spread out over several small islands, many of which are very densely populated and full of incredible attractions, restaurants, and shops.<p>We asked locals to send us their suggestions for …

HOTELS TO VISIT BEFORE YOU DIE (PART 12).

Steve Jones, who is well-known for his local restaurant designs such as MB Post in Manhattan Beach, the retro chain Lucky Strike Lanes, and the …

Dining Rooms

The Most Important Lesson Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Steve Jobs

During the '70s a small team of some of the world's best computer engineers was working in Silicon Valley at PARC, Xerox's research and innovation division. Their task was to take the company's vision for the office of the future and make it a reality. Everyone who was anyone in the Valley knew …

3 Myths That Kill Strategic Planning

In its simplest form, strategic thinking is about deciding on which opportunities to focus your time, people, and money, and which opportunities to starve. One of history’s greatest strategic thinkers, Napoleon Bonaparte summed it up this way: “In order to concentrate superior strength in one …