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Here's why you should never clap when a plane lands

The plane has just touched down after a particularly turbulent flight<p>You've spent the last hour gripping your seat white-knuckled and the sense of …

The 50 Most Unforgettable Things You Have to Do Abroad Before You Die

Lists get a bad wrap, especially in the realm of travel, where ditching set plans and itineraries can lead to the greatest adventures. But with a …

The best OnePlus product this year is the Travel Backpack

A month ago, OnePlus launched its best product of 2017, but it wasn’t the hotly anticipated OnePlus 5 smartphone. I reviewed that phone and found it a mixed bag, however it was the <i>actual bag</i> that OnePlus introduced alongside it that really captured my attention. The descriptively titled Travel …

According To One Metric, This Could Be The Best Time For Stock-Picking In A Decade

The last three years have been dismal for fundamental long/short managers, and stock picking at large. However, at Sentieo, our analysis shows that we are currently in the best environment since before the 2008 crash for picking stocks. Now, that isn’t to say that this is the best time to buy …

Hedge Funds

Video explains how electric cars work, battery and motor technology included

While many drivers generally understand the concept of an electric car, understanding generally stops there.<p>It's a car, and you plug it in to get …

My Dad's Cross-Country Bike Trip in 1977 Inspired Me to Quit My Job and Travel the World

His adventure at 25 gave me the courage to venture across Europe and Asia at 27.<p>My dad was driving me to Atlantic City to catch the casino bus back to New York, and another miserable work week, when he interrupted my complaining to ask what I would want to do if I didn't have to go back to work. My …

Parenting

2 Leading Quality ETFs

In a recent article, I introduced a "sixth way to beat the market", demonstrating the long-run structural alpha delivered by quality stocks. This …

5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

Hedge funds are loading up on these 17 ETFs

ETFs, or exchange-traded funds, are emerging as extremely popular investments.<p>The funds are designed to track a specific set of stocks, commodity or another group of assets. The idea is that investors can diversify their portfolios by simply investing in a single fund, rather than each of the …

Investing

How to make Shake Shack’s ShackSauce at home

It is colossally difficult to run a profitable restaurant, much less build a brand successful enough to open a second, a third, a 20th location. …

Other Sports: Ranking the top 25 economy courses under $50 in Texas | SportsDay

TOP 25 ECONOMY COURSES UNDER $50<p>Fee is the cost of a greens fee and cart for a prime Saturday tee time before tax. Fees are from February 2017. …

IBM Predicts Demand For Data Scientists Will Soar 28% By 2020

• Jobs requiring machine learning skills are paying an average of $114,000. Advertised data scientist jobs pay an average of $105,000 and advertised data engineering jobs pay an average of $117,000.<br>• 59% of all Data Science and Analytics (DSA) job demand is in Finance and Insurance, Professional …

Big Data

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

Video Tutorials

UBS: Here are the 10 stocks that are set to explode much higher

In a note to clients circulated May 12, UBS equity research highlighted the bank's top stock picks for the second half of 2017.<p>"We asked this of all UBS Analysts in North America. Their responses are collected here, to provide you with a snapshot of our highest conviction Buy-rated investment ideas …

3 Stocks You Can Safely Own Until 2030

Here's why we think investors should hang on to these three businesses for decades to come.<p>We Fools love to invest in companies for the ultra …

You can buy elite residency in Thailand for $60,000 — and the government will even provide a 'concierge' service

There are seven different packages, with the most expensive being the "Elite Ultimate Privilege" scheme.<p>It costs $60,000 for 20 years residency, along with a $600 a year membership fee.<p>Included in the price is a state-sponsored concierge programme, entitling members to VIP access to government …

Catching Zs: Simple Travel Tips for Better Sleeping on a Plane

Tired of being, well, tired after a flight? Get better sleep with six simple tips. (Photo: Alamy)<p>There are so many things to be excited about when …

3 Top Dividend Stocks

Great dividends can come from anywhere, and we're diving into three very different industries for three great dividend stocks.<p>Dividend stocks can be …

Golfers: 10 Phoenix Play Days You’ll Love

The Phoenix-metro area has a lengthy lineup of lush, gorgeous greens to play on and spring is the ideal season to dust off your clubs for a few …

Golf

LinkedIn is no longer the future of recruiting, according to a former LinkedIn executive

LinkedIn, Monster.com, and other job websites have revolutionized the way that companies look for new hires. But they’ve also made it easier for those companies to sort candidates based on factors like where they went to school and which companies they’ve worked at in the past—which can narrow the …

Employment

A comprehensive guide to the new Rules of Golf

The United State Golf Association and the R&A unveiled a comprehensive proposal of what they’d like the Rules of Golf to be starting Jan. 1, 2019. According to one of the USGA’s chief officials, John Bodenhamer, the two organizations are in lockstep about making the rules easier to understand and …

Why I'm leaving Snapchat and so are all your friends

Snapchat is the darling of technology: for years, we've fawned over the company for being innovative, using daring interfaces and out of the ordinary tactics to get people to pay it.<p>Despite the fact that the app was always what some would consider "hostile" to new users, full of design …

Like to pick up a few souvenirs? This expanding suitcase is a traveller's dream

If you’re someone who tends to come back from holidays with more than you left with, this magical expanding suitcase could be the piece of luggage of your dreams.<p>The suitcase, made by Fugu Luggage, can expand from the size of a carry-on suitcase to a full-size check-in, which is handy for those who …

Washingtonian Names Pineapple and Pearls D.C.’s Best Restaurant

<i>Washingtonian</i> is teasing out the results from the 2017 edition of the 100 Very Best Restaurants, and restaurateur Aaron Silverman has skyrocketed to the top with his sophomore effort, Pineapple and Pearls.<p>The prix-fixe powerhouse has garnered praise near and far, popping up on don’t-miss lists from …

RANKED: The 10 best movies of 2016

So needless to say, there were a lot of great titles in the running for my 10 best this year.<p>It was hard, but here they are — the films that confirmed why I love going to the movies so much (plus a couple that I felt needed to be mentioned).

Movies

How 2 Amex credit cards netted me 315k Bonus Points with no M.S.

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Bali Bound: 10 Day Luxury Bali Itinerary

Looking for "affordable" luxury? Head on over to Bali.<p>Shares 5K<p>Bali, Indonesia has always been a bucket-list destination for me. The island’s …

15 Pasta Recipes for Speedy 15-Minute Weeknight Dinners

When it comes to cooking during the week, the most time-efficient recipes are the most valuable. 30-minute meals used to be all the rage, but in this age of instant gratification, 15-minute dinners are the new standard. What’s the key to getting dinner on the table that quickly? Using quick-cooking …

Cooking

HYPED: DC Scendent Boot

MSRP: $349.95<p>The 2017 Scendent rides the stiff side of DC's boot spectrum, making it a new favorite among big-mountain riders. Still, it flexes …

Extreme Sports

19 Things Restaurant Servers Should Never Say (and What They Could Say Instead) | Inc.com

Ever since I enjoyed an amazing meal and impeccable service at Le Bernardin--the gold standard of service--I've been a lot more conscious not just of what servers do, but also of what they say.<p>Or, more to the point, what they <i>shouldn't</i> say.<p>That's what happens when you get to experience excellence; …

Customers