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Lack of IT staff leaving companies exposed to hacker attacks

Cybersecurity professionals call for better education after data thefts and the Wannacry attack on NHS IT systems<p>Cybersecurity professionals are calling for better education and improved apprentice schemes after warning that a shortfall of staff in the sector is leaving companies exposed to hacker …

Peter Thiel is betting on magic mushrooms to treat depression — and he's not the only one

When Clark Martin tripped on magic mushrooms for the first time, he felt as though he'd been knocked off a boat and left for dead.<p>"It was like falling off the boat in the open ocean, looking back, and the boat is gone. Then the water disappears. Then you disappear," he told Business Insider in …

Peter Thiel

Japan tsunami caused something unprecedented to happen in Pacific

Every spring, "pulses" of floating garbage from the Pacific trash vortex arrive on the US West Coast—and every year since 2011, more unwanted visitors from Japan arrive.<p>Researchers say that the devastating Japanese tsunami sent an armada of debris across the ocean, with "mega-rafts" carrying a …

Tsunamis

Best Bars in Singapore Right Now

Our top picks for your Singapore fling.<p>I first came to Singapore about a decade ago when there was no "cocktail scene" to speak of. There was the iconic yet rather sad Long Bar at the Raffles Hotel, where peanut shells were strewn across the floor. A relentless wave of tourists willingly parted …

The Only Way to Reach This Cool Sea Cave in Portugal Is by Boat or Kayak

If you ever find yourself in Portugal, be sure to visit the south coast of Algarve, a destination known for its gorgeous beaches and caves. One particularly noteworthy location, however, is the Benagil caves near Lagoa. The massive formation features its own small beach enclosed by a rock dome with …

The Best Tacos in Every US State, Mapped

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or drunk at 3 am, tacos are considered by many as one of mankind's greatest inventions. They're so great, in fact, that …

Cheese Tea Is Taking Over China and Invading the U.S.

It sounds funky, but it makes sense when you try it.<p>It’s Saturday night around 8 p.m. in Guangzhou, the capital of China's southern Guangdong province, and I’ve just joined a line of about about 75 people in the basement of a shopping mall. But we’re not here to get our hands on a new pair of …

Riptide's electric skateboard balances power and portability

Electric skateboards have been coming out of the woodwork lately, popping up in all shapes and sizes, with each new company trying to find a niche in the market. There have been examples of extremely tiny models accentuating portability and longboards with hyperextended ranges. It depends on what …

Why the vent above your airline seat should always remain on

The next time you go to turn off the ventilation above your seat on an airplane — whether because you're afraid of getting sick or you're downright chilly — you might want to reconsider.<p>Using that tiny vent can actually work to your advantage, as it can help you avoid contact with certain …

Home Improvement

Need A Happiness Boost? Spend Your Money To Buy Time, Not More Stuff

Money can't buy happiness, right? Well, some researchers beg to differ. They say it depends on how you spend it.<p>A recent study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> suggests that when people spend money on time-saving services such as a house cleaner, lawn care or grocery …

Happiness

The Physics of Bruce Lee’s Famous One-Inch Punch

What is the most famous marital arts move? The <i>Karate Kid</i>‘s “crane kick?” <i>Kill Bill</i>‘s five-point-palm exploding heart technique? I’d argue it’s Bruce …

Physics

These are the most Instagram-worthy waterfall hikes in all 50 states

There are times when the treadmill or stairclimber comes in handy, but Mother Nature is really the ultimate gym. Hiking not only provides epic Insta …

The Worst Tourist Trap in Every State, Mapped

There's no country more patriotic than America - from its diverse culture and forward-thinking education system to its beautiful scenery and status …

You Can Slingshot Yourself Off a Cliff in New Zealand

This will get your heart racing.<p>If you’ve been looking for a summer destination that will give you an adrenaline rush, there’s a perfect spot in …

Best Underwater Gadgets to Experience the Ocean Like Never Before

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your diving gear, impress your friends with a brand new water toy, or capture perfect […]Best Underwater Gadgets to …

Scuba Diving

This Cruise Hits 32 Countries in 119 Days, So Start Saving Your Vacation Time Now

And it only costs $17,000.<p>For some people, the call of wanderlust is simply too strong to ignore. Others simply have $16,999 to burn. And for the lucky few who have both time to take off and money to blow, there's the MSC Cruises "World Cruise," a four-month-long expedition that traverses a pretty …

Abu Dhabi

You Can Rent Your Own Private Island in the Bahamas for $450 a Night

Tired of overpriced hotels and busy cities full of tourists? Now you and your friends can split the cost of an actual island for the vacation of a …

Bahamas

5 Adventures Your Teenager Will Love

Once the kids hit their teen years, it’s almost impossible to convince them to go on another family trip that doesn’t include a posse of their …

These Adventure Travel Tours, Treks and Trips are Unmissable

Ultimate overland expedition across Europe and through Asia<p>For a truly epic adventure across borders, cultures and even time zones, take a look at …

A part of Highway 1 in Big Sur has reopened, but other issues remain on the coastal route

Big Sur got a bit of good news earlier this week: A 35-mile stretch of Highway 1 reopened to traffic after having been closed for months by a winter-storm landslide.<p>The road at Paul’s Slide, near the town of Lucia, opened Monday as far south as Gorda, with a single lane handling one-way controlled …

California

This Is One Ridiculous, Fun, and Clearly Perilous Way to Catch a Wave

The guys over at Stab Magazine have entirely reinvented the pop up, with 100-foot-long floating strip of plastic they call “The Dock.” This half ton …

Tour de France 2017: Polish rider Paweł Poljański reveals effects of grueling race

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you were in any doubt as to just how grueling the Tour de France really is, then look no further than Paweł Poljański's legs.<p>The Polish cyclist, riding for German team Bora--Hansgrohe, posted a photo on social media after stage 16 to give fans an idea of the effect cycling's most …

Road Cycling

Hawaii vacation tips: What to do -- and what to avoid

<b>(CNN) —</b> Looking to get to Hawaii without blowing your child's college fund? Want to experience the islands but not sure when to go?<p>Here's how to avoid costly and exhausting mistakes during your Hawaiian vacation.<p>Don't travel to Hawaii during school holidays.<p>Tourists crowd Hawaii's stunning beaches …

CNN

Why You Should Never Eat Food on Planes, and Other Jet-Set Tips

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Cathay Pacific

This Is the Best Island in the World

It's lined with sugar-white sand beaches and hidden coves<p>For the second year in a row and the third time since 2013, Palawan, Philippines, has won …

Palawan

The Best Hikes in the U.S.

With 59 national parks and north of 10,000 state parks, the U.S. has no shortage of fruited plains or majestic mountains to explore via its 193,500 miles of trail (and that’s on federal land alone, according to a 2015 report by the American Hiking Society).<p>No wonder, then, that approximately 13 …

Adventure Travel

10 of the Most Beautiful Places in the World to Snowboard

Sitting on the couch hiding from the heat is getting pretty dull. It is about time to start dreaming about the upcoming season. What is a better way …

Watch the North Shore winter through the lens of Zak Noyle

Former Colorado Mining Town is a Paddler's Dream

If you think calm rivers and beautiful mountain scenery sounds like the perfect spot for paddlers, we’ve got just the place for you. Colorado’s …