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5 Epic Road Trips Across America

No mode of travel is more American than the road trip. It’s basically a national rite of passage. Dating back to Model T days, folks have been …

Seeking Wellness, Finding Bliss: 6 Spa Resorts That Are Basically Paradise

As much as we love to travel in the name of adventure and exploration, nothing can beat a spa retreat. We'd never discourage you from treating …

Riviera Maya

Here are all the places that let you drive with you Indian driving licence

For those of you who love to drive, enjoy the experience of cruising your way through different routes and roads abroad. Also, keep in mind that you …

European Travel

Successful people from Warren Buffett to Bill Gates spend their free time the same way

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: What causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change makers, while most others plateau?<p>I've explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Three worthy sound bars under $200

Once upon a time you used to have to pay $400 for a good sound bar, and products that cost less were usually rubbish. Things have changed for the better in the last few years, however, with companies focusing on producing quality speakers for the entry-level buyer.<p>Things you can expect in a $200 …

Audiophile

Why Do People Buy Things? It's Not Why You Think, According to a Brilliant Harvard Professor | Inc.com

Why do people buy things? If you answered, "Because they want them or need them," you're only partly right, according to Clayton Christensen, Harvard professor and author of the bestselling <i>The Innovator's Dilemma</i>.<p>In a keynote presentation at last month's Qualtrics Insight Summit, Christensen …

McDonald's

How can my business benefit from AWS Pt 1

I spend a few days answering questions about Cloud Computing on Quora. This question caught my interest. I decided to write about this since it can …

39 stunning photos that will make you fall in love with Earth

Earth Day isn't officially until April 22 this year, but it doesn't have to be Earth Day to admire this beautiful rock we live on.<p>Despite being approximately 4.5 billion years old, the Earth proves age is just a number. No amount of photos can capture the full scope of it's geodiversity and beauty, …

Top 5 rooftop restaurants in Mumbai with 'the' view

From the bustling Lower Parel to the tranquil Marine Drive, rooftop restaurants in Mumbai render a charm of the city that is generally unexplored or …

Worried about your public Facebook data? You might want to try these tools

If you're a Facebook user, by now you probably know that every "like" and piece of information gets aggregated into a set of anonymized data, which …

Social Media

Here’s the 20th batch of 500 Startups companies

500 Startups’ last class will be presenting next week, which means the firm is already underway getting another new class up and running.<p>The majority of the startups in the 20th batch consist of digital health, financial technology and companies that supply technology and address inefficiency …

Machine Learning

16 Essentials for Surviving Abroad

If you’ve spent any significant time overseas, you know that it’s not just getting lost in the backcountry that you have to worry about. Often the smaller, less extreme problems present the biggest challenges. Take it from someone who learned the hard way. I used to think emergency travel kits were …

Camping

7 ways to make sure someone doesn't steal your brilliant app idea

It’s been quite a while since the very first mobile app was developed. Yet, the prospects and idea of trying out a new app still excites users. This accounts for leading mobile app stores teeming with millions of apps and an overwhelming amount of app downloads every year.<p>This is a strong …

Apps

The 7 most incredible train trips to take in Europe

If you care more about the journey than the destination, take the scenic route on a luxe European train tour. Get sweeping views of the mountians and hills while you travel in style on these breathtaking train routes.

Trains

The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017

From Africa and Asia's hottest beachfronts to the most underrated U.S. cities.<p>In 2017, you're going to need your passport—and your sense of adventure. Our top destinations to visit this year will have you heading out on safari, exploring historic Eastern Europe and South America, tapping into …

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

Video: A Simple Visual Explanation of Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO

If you need a simple, straight-forward explanation of how the digital camera captures photos, look no further. This creative little animation by …

There's an Ayurvedic Cleanse that Will Reset and Revitalize You

Cleansing and detoxing the body isn’t a millennial trend. It’s a way of life that has existed in cultures for thousands of years, especially within …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

Avoiding meat and fish while travelling can be frustrating – if not impossible – but it can also lead to adventures and provide a unique insight into a destination<p><b>• Share your stories of being a vegetarian abroad in the comments</b><p>In India, where I grew up, I was never considered vegetarian enough. I …

Living Rooms

How SaaS is bringing B2B marketplaces back

Online marketplaces are huge. Amazon, Etsy, and Uber prove that C2C and B2C marketplaces have overcome the chicken and egg problem — attracting buyers before there are enough sellers or attracting sellers before there are buyers.<p>By contrast B2B marketplaces have struggled. The annals of startup …

3 Tips for Building a Really Successful Startup

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

A Harvard psychologist says there's one factor that defines success in a job interview

It was her chance to finally give her "elevator pitch" — a 90-second summary of her research program and goals that could help her land a job at a prestigious academic institution.<p>Sure enough, she soon found herself in an elevator with three prominent psychologists in her field, and one of them …

Startups are challenging the status-quo financial entities

Role of technology in driving financial inclusion and how Payments banks can help financial inclusion is not just about having a bank account for …

The best solo trips you can take in 2016

Now more than ever, solo travel is gaining popularity, as the travel industry has seen a steady increase in single travelers in recent years. According to a study by Visa, one in five travelers set out on their most recent vacation alone.<p>Not only do these types of trips enable travelers to meet new …

Bucket list: 5 must-see places threatened by global warming

From the glimmering coral of the Great Barrier Reef to Mount Fuji and the canal-crossed city of Venice, global warming may spell the final ruin of …

Uber makes it easier for developers to add ride-hailing features in their apps

Uber is releasing a new developer tool aimed at making it easier to incorporate its service into third-party apps. Starting today, the company is making available an official Uber Ride Request Button. Any app can now easily incorporate this client-side mechanism that, when tapped, will request an …

Accel Partners Looks To Map The Marketing Technology Ecosystem

Accel Partners wants to solve the question for startups, “Who does this marketing thing I need?”<p>It’s doing that with an online tool called Growthverse, an interactive visualization of companies in the marketing technology ecosystem. It launched earlier this year but since receiving a lot of …

Can You Protect Your Tummy From Traveler's Diarrhea?

It goes by many names: Delhi belly. Montezuma's revenge. The Aztec two-step.But doctors useone not-so-glamorous term: traveler's diarrhea.<p>If you're visiting a place this summer with less than ideal sewage disposal — maybe a resort in Mexico or a village in Rajasthan — chances are your GI tract will …