Ji Son Choi

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The 10 most expensive cities to live in around the world in 2018

The world's most expensive cities to live in have been revealed in a major survey of almost 300 population hubs.<p>The destinations are named in the 14th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey: 2018.<p>It analysed 293 metropolitan housing markets in nine countries — Australia, …

Housing

The blockchain will disrupt the music business and beyond

In 2018, blockchain will create a new wave of major disruption in media-content distribution. The immutability and "trustless" nature of the …

Bitcoin

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says AI is more profound than electricity or fire

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, speaking at a taped television event hosted by MSNBC and The Verge’s sister site <i>Recode</i>, said artificial intelligence is one of the most profound things that humanity is working on right now and compared it to basic utilities in terms of its importance.<p>Speaking to <i>Recode</i>’s …

Artificial Intelligence

20 of the best adventure travel challenges for 2018

Marathon cycles meet epic swims and uplifting hikes in our guide to the best breaks that, from the Lake District to the Sahara, will get you off the sofa and into the great outdoors<p>ADVENTURE<p><b>Mongolian cycling adventure</b><p><b>Where</b> Arrive Ulaan Baatar. Cycling starts at Erdenet<b><br>When</b> Departs 9 and 26 June, 4 …

Adventure Travel

Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …

Travel

Rise of the solo traveller: Why women are ditching their families and heading into the wilderness

It’s when I stand up after days hunched over my desk and actually creak that I realise I need to get out – and not just for a stroll around the park. The desire to get away is coming on strong: from work, from the school run and from the enormous mountain of admin and endless demands that seem to …

The best tech of CES 2018

Best Tech of CES 2018<p>Best Tech of CES 2018<p>The new year may start on Jan. 1, but it doesn't really begin until CES, the world's largest consumer …

Five gorgeous short hikes in Europe

The ‘man who hiked the world’ is an Instagrammer from London who travels the globe in search of great walking routes. Here he picks his favourites in Europe, all under five hours<p>• Tell us about your favourite easy hikes in Europe in the comments below<p>Each of these five short hikes is an …

You can retire early without adopting Mr. Money Mustache’s extreme frugality

I recently had the opportunity to sit down to dinner with a group of writers who focus on real estate investing and entrepreneurship. At dinner, I …

Retirement

The world’s first major city to run out of water may have just over three months left

It’s the height of summer in Cape Town, and the southwesternmost region of South Africa is gripped by a catastrophic water shortage. Unless the city adopts widespread rationing, the government says, the taps “will be turned off” on April 22, 2018, because there will be no more water to deliver.<p>This …

Water

20 photos that show why Seville was voted 2018's best place to visit

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel ranked the 10 cities that everyone will be dying to visit in 2018.<p>Occupying the coveted number one spot is a Spanish …

Amazon Music may soon be part of your car

In case you haven't had enough of Amazon, it may be on its way to your car.<p>The online retailer has partnered with Audi and Porsche to integrate …

7 Airbnbs for a dreamy Mediterranean island-hopping vacation

Growing up in a family of seven people, I quickly learned that there’s no such thing as planning <i>anything</i> too early. Booking that Airbnb you’ve been …

Richard Branson Has a Ridiculously Amazing Resort in Morocco — Here’s How to Visit

Believe it or not, Richard Branson does in fact leave the confines of Necker Island every once in awhile. But, when the billionaire does travel, it …

See the huge rocket set to launch Elon Musk's Tesla to Mars

The next big thing from Musk's commercial rocket company SpaceX has been unveiled at Cape Canaveral ahead of its planned inaugural launch in January.<p>Elon Musk offered a first glimpse Wednesday at the rocket that will launch SpaceX into the heavyweight class of spaceflight in 2018. The CEO of the …

How to Enjoy the Best Christmas Market Breaks in Europe?

When it comes to celebrating the festive holiday season, there is no better place to be than a historic European city that is full of Christmas …

We should all watch SpaceX attempt its 20th rocket landing

I get nervous every single time I watch a rocket launch. And as a space reporter, I watch a lot of rocket launches.<p>In all, I've probably seen more …

Sneak Peek of Outside the Box

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The Arts

A high-fashion apparel startup wants to create a better uniform for working women — and millennials are obsessed

The streets of San Francisco are paved with young men wearing hoodies, jeans, and T-shirts — the tech bro uniform popularized by the likes of Mark Zuckerberg and other tech executives.<p>In 2014, Stanford graduates Jessica Lee and Lizzie Agnew decided to offer a fashionable alternative for women out …

Clothing

It's Official: These are the World's Best Cities For a Night Out

While the ideal night for some millennials is a Netflix binge followed by takeout pizza, the remainder are still very much into the party scene. If …

13 Remarkably Inspiring Quotes on Greatness in the Workplace

Words to live, work and lead by from those who have lived a life of greatness, including Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, J.K. Rowling, Zane Grey, and others.<p>Regardless of how many Nike ads you may have absorbed thus far in your life, "Greatness" does not have to be reserved for the athletic …

Confidence grows that extreme weather pattern will soon envelop Northern Hemisphere

The stage is set for a dramatic change in the weather pattern across the Northern Hemisphere during the next seven to 10 days.<p>That change will likely …

Global Warming

Your Savings Account RIGHT NOW Will Tell You What Age You'll Retire

If you save $10,000 annually you can become a millionaire in 30 years, no matter your age.<p>Conventional wisdom tells us that the sooner you start saving for retirement, the sooner you can retire. Unfortunately, that's sometimes easier said than done. After all, life has a habit having constantly …

Kauai...Rainbows and Views. Travel to Kauai an amazing island

Our last part of our twenty-day vacation ends with us in Kauai. Again, we chose to rent a car so we can explore on our own. At the car rental we saw …

Asia Travel

Worlds best 50 beaches from Norfolk to Sri Lanka

It looks like it’s time to book a vacation - a new list of the 50 best beaches in the world has been revealed based on the input from more than 600 …

Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries

<b>A study of pictures of Earth by night has revealed that artificial light is growing brighter and more extensive every year.</b><p>Between 2012 and 2016, the planet's artificially lit outdoor area grew by more than 2% per year.<p>Scientists say a "loss of night" in many countries is having negative …

Quora users share the best travel destinations you've never heard of

Paris, New York, Tokyo. They're all amazing vacation destinations, but sometimes (always?) it's preferable to get away from the crowds.<p>With that in mind, users on the querying site Quora asked for "some of the best travel locations that most people have never heard of." There are hundreds of …

Travel Hack: How to Get Your Luggage First at Baggage Claim

We've all been there — arriving to an exciting destination after enduring a really long flight, only to end up waiting what feels like hours more at …

Luggage

10 Foods To Boost Your Memory And Improve Focus

Go ace your exams this year and thank me later.<p>November 15, 2017<p>With finals coming up, I'm on the lookout for some tricks and hacks that'll help with …

Nutrition