Kevin Hawthorne

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One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC

Spurred by ambiguities in the new tax law, accountants are coming up with novel strategies to help entrepreneurs slash their taxes.<p>One of the most notable provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a 20% deduction for qualified business income from so-called pass-through entities, including S …

Retirement

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in Austin

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do during a short trip to Austin, …

There Are Apparently Zero Scientifically-Proven Benefits to Open Plan Offices

Executives who implement open plan offices are behaving like climate-change deniers and anti-vaxxers.<p>A recent Harvard Business Review article quoted Facebook's "Chief People Officer" on the company's new 430,000 square foot open plan office:<p>"It really creates an environment where people can …

Scientific Research

The 5 Chicest European Cities to Visit in 2018 (According to Travel Pros)

When it comes to cool, Europe effortlessly exudes this covetable trait. The people appear to be naturally chic, the food is divine, and the culture …

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

They're rich in culture and have gorgeous scenery.<p>Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent …

Retirement

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

ANALYSIS: Helicopter developments continue despite downturn

Despite a sector downturn that is causing pain to all the major helicopter manufacturers the development of new products continues unabated. After …

Aviation

The most crowdfunded watch company ever is making $1,000+ luxury watches affordable for everyone

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Image via @filippoloretiwatches on Instagram<p>Luxury watches are categorized by superior quality, beautiful designs, and of course, high …

The Surprising Reason Toyota Just Patented a 'Cloaking Device'

The Japanese auto maker is developing a device that would improve visibility for motorists.<p>From cloaking devices that conceal spaceships, to Harry Potter’s hand-me-down disappearing blanket, or even the One Ring and its power to conceal its wearer, invisibility is a staple in science fiction and …

University of California

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

<b>Connecticut: Roaring Brook Falls</b> <br>Categorized as a moderate-level three-mile hike, the reward is a spectacular view of the state’s highest single-drop …

Iran in talks to buy 48 Airbus helicopters: report

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran is holding talks with European planemaker Airbus to buy 48 helicopters for civilian use, an Iranian official was on Saturday quoted as saying, as Iran continues its shopping spree of Western aircraft after the lifting of sanctions.<p>A logo of Airbus is pictured on their booth …

You Can Actually Rent an Entire Irish Pub on Airbnb

When searching through the thousands of homes available on Airbnb, we tend to look to the amenities. And while a pool, patio, or access to a private …

Pubs

How Energy Hedge Funds Are Making Money as Oil Prices Stagnate

For the oil-trading community, the fall of hedge fund manager Andy Hall signaled a heavy blow, but while commodity funds continue to shutter their …

How the world’s highest-tech cities are making travel less irritating

From free cell phones to bullet trains, these cities know how to make your life easier.<p>What a trip.<p>Travel can be filled with headaches — getting …

San Francisco

1 Oil & Gas CEO Has a Harsh Warning for the Rest of the Industry

Schlumberger CEO Paal Kibsgaard thinks the industry is headed for tough times if current trends continue.<p>Any investor with a financial stake in the …

The 13 Most Stunning Greek Isles to Visit

Greece is the most beautiful country in the world, says every Greek person ever. That famous pride aside, if you’ve ever been to the Greek islands, …

This Site Helps You Plan a Spontaneous Trip Around Your Budget

If you’re looking to use some vacation days, but you’re not sure where you want to go, travel booking site <b></b>Wander lets you search based on your …

Travel

Fly Out of These Airports and Save Big on Airfare

Go off the beaten track and explore while cutting travel costs.<p>Some long-haul flights can be unnecessarily expensive. However, the good news for …

Flying

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about hiking Havasupai

I HADN’T heard of Havasu Falls until I stumbled across a photo of it on Instagram a few years ago. I was amazed by the terraces filled with aqua …

San Francisco to Bali $570 Sep-Nov

SkyTeam Alliance member China Southern has ticket prices down to $570 round trip for San Francisco SFO to Bali, Indonesia DPS for travel departures …

Flight Deal: JetBlue Sale Has One-Way Fares from $49

"Aruba, Jamaica, oh I want to take you to Bermuda, Bahama..."<p>JetBlue keeps feeding our love for spontaneous travel. If you've been looking for a reason to escape to, say, the Caribbean in the next month, now's your chance. The airline is offering a one-way flight sale for May that has regional …

Here Is the Exact Time to Book Your Summer Flights to Save Money

Are you traveling this summer but have yet to book your flight? Summer flight price data from travel booking site Hipmunk reveals the exact time you …

Flying

Before You Plan a Vacation, Check the Weather With This Handy Map

If you’re not sure exactly where you want to go on your next vacation, or you know where but are flexible on when you go, this interactive map uses …

Weather

The Most Romantic Destinations in the World And Why You Should Visit them with your Other half

Summer is coming and so is the nice weather. What a better way to celebrate love by packing your bags for a romantic trip to some amazing …

Traveling Europe this Summer? Where to Get Away from the Crowds

A few years ago, our family piled into a rental car and drove across the countrysides of Spain and Portugal. They were blissful days, mostly, filled …

European Travel

Hoshinoya hotel review - Bali, Indonesia

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Bali

5 Secluded Beaches to Escape To This Year

There's maybe nothing worse than finding a perfect spot of white sand bordered by crystalline blue waves, only to discover that 2,500 other people …

Beaches