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15 Of The Best Dive Spots In The World

Found Nemo.<p>It’s time to slip on some flippers, because these locations should not be missed.<p>The experts at the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) have scoured the globe and compiled a list of must-see dive spots around the world.<p>The locations span six continents and vary from …

7 Apps to Help Manage Your Money

Don't worry. Be appy.<p>YNAB<p>‘You Need a Budget’ app goes beyond just showing you what you spend money on, it aims to change your habits and behaviors. …

The True Story of the Booze, Bullfights, and Brawls That Inspired Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway’s debut novel gave a voice to the Lost Generation—often by lifting it directly from his affluent expat circle in post-war Paris. A new book by Lesley M. M. Blume recounts the scandalous trip to Pamplona that inspired Jake Barnes, Lady Brett Ashley, Robert Cohn, and the characters …

Inside Palantir, Silicon Valley's Most Secretive Company

A cache of internal documents shows that despite growing revenue, Palantir has lost top-tier clients, is struggling to stem staff departures, and isn't collecting most of the money it touts in high-value deals.<p><b>A trove of internal</b> documents and insider interviews has pulled back the curtain on one …

Mark Sisson Is the Pied Piper of Paleo

Ask a group of marathoners why they run, and then count how many of them say, half-seriously, “So I can eat as much as I want.” The wish list usually includes carb-heavy foods like pasta, fruit, mac and cheese, pancakes, and Cap’n Crunch. For decades now, the value of carbs for improving …

Philip K. Dick

13 Sleep Lessons From A Landmark British Sleep Report

New findings reveal alarming data about Britons' sleep and this group of experts is calling for change.<p>A recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that a third of Americans don't get enough sleep. And now, a British report finds that no one is faring any better …

How to Hack an Election

Andrés Sepúlveda rigged elections throughout Latin America for almost a decade. He tells his story for the first time.<p>By Jordan Robertson, Michael …

Security

The Go-Between

The Mexican actress who dazzled El Chapo.<p>On the evening of January 9, 2012, the Mexican actress Kate del Castillo poured a glass of wine, sat down at her computer, and opened Twitter. She had just returned home, to Los Angeles, after a Caribbean cruise with her sister and her parents. The previous …

Mexico

The 100 Best Employers Are Looking to Fill 100,876 Jobs This Year

Hilton Worldwide<p><b>100 Best Companies rank:</b> 56 <b><br>Number of job openings:</b> 9,748 <b><br>Types of positions available:</b> All areas <b><br>Job title with the most openings:</b> …

The gendered way we’ve learned to ask questions is terrible for both men and women

“Thank god you picked up,” I whispered to my best friend. I was huddled in the sticky, single-stall bathroom of an Asian fusion restaurant in Washington, DC, just one closed door away from the dating equivalent of Chernobyl.<p>I had met the guy–Chernobyl–on Tinder. A few minutes later, my friend …

Relationships

16 Party-Friendly Sandwiches for Your Super Bowl Bash

If you're throwing a Super Bowl party this Sunday, there's absolutely nothing wrong with feeding your guests on an assortment of gooey, fatty appetizers, creamy dips, and crispy wings. But if you want to fill them up without spending the time and effort to put together a multitude of individual …

Super Bowl 2016 betting primer: How do odds, spreads and prop bets work?

Super Bowl 50 will feature more money gambled than any other sporting event in 2016. We've got a rundown of important words and phrases so you know what people are talking about.<p>Super Bowl 50 kicks off this Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET on CBS. It will be the most televised event of the year. It will also …

NFL

El Chapo Speaks

A secret visit with the most wanted man in the world<p><i>Disclosure: Some names have had
 to be changed, locations not named, and an understanding was</i> …

Mexico

I’ve Spent A Lifetime Building a Mighty Network. Here Are My Secrets.

Rule One: Take pleasure in it. It’s not just a safety net, it’s YOUR net.<p>I’ve long been told that I “know everyone.” In other words, I have a great …

Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren’t liking what they see.<p>It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering. The tables are filled with young women and men who’ve been chasing money and deals on Wall Street …

Relationships

The 199 Most Donald Trump Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said

Would you vote for this man?<p>1. “… don’t let the brevity of these passages prevent you from savoring the profundity of the advice you are about to receive.” (<i>How to Get Rich</i>, 2004)<p>2. “I am a really smart guy.” (<i>TIME</i>, April 14, 2011)<p>3. “I’m intelligent. Some people would say I’m very, very, very …

Donald Trump

Warum Öl zur Ramschware wird - und die Weltwirtschaft verändert

Die Ölstaaten bitten zur letzten großen Runde im Geschäft um das schwarze Gold: Bevor Umweltpolitiker und Investoren dem Klimakiller das Aus …

Frauen um die 30 sind die beste Partie

Anzeige<p>Wenn Frauen dreißig werden, so schreibt mein Kollege Dennis Sand, dann werden sie pragmatisch, furchtbar pragmatisch. Dann, so sagt er, …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Happiness

The disturbing history of pilots who deliberately crash their own planes

It's a terrifying scenario. A pilot is flying an airliner carrying hundreds of unsuspecting passengers. He decides to intentionally crash the plane, killing everyone on board.<p>Pilot suicides are thankfully very rare — and are getting rarer — but they do happen occasionally, sometimes with horrific …

Email lets other people schedule your life—here’s how to stop it

<i>The following is adapted from Phil Simon‘s</i> Message Not Received: Why Business Communication Is Broken and How to Fix It.<p>If you feel like you’re playing Whac-a-mole with your inbox, you’re not alone. Somewhere along the line, email became the default means of communication in corporate America. The …

Trail Blazing

Why Did Everyone Stop Taking Real Lunch Breaks?

Coming to terms with the harsh reality of lunch-al-desko.<p>Depending on the day's temporary lunch invasion, I either slide my keyboard a few inches forward or a few to the right—far enough to make room for food, but close enough to still answer emails. On sushi days, I slip a brown napkin under the …

Candy Crush Saga

6 traits successful entrepreneurs share

<b>(CNN) —</b> As a writer at The Idea Village in New Orleans, I've interviewed dozens of entrepreneurs, ranging from new founders of fledgling companies to seasoned leaders who have launched several successful businesses.<p>On occasion, I walk out of an interview believing that entrepreneur will change the …

Entrepreneurship

California Modernism Looks Even Better Under The Stars

Palm Springs, California, bills itself as a Mecca of midcentury modernism, boasting one of the world’s largest concentrations of architecture from the likes of John Lautner, Richard Neutra, and more. In certain places, the California desert can look like a time capsule unearthed from …

Will We Ever See Studio 54 Again?

It might be true that the rich and infamous don’t dance like the high and crazy ’70s and ’80s. They’re still dancing, though cautiously as they …

The Arts

Digitising the hidden treasures of the Natural History Museum, London (pictures)

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Ergonomics