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28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

9 Best Places to Run in the U.S.

In a way, running is the traveler’s trifecta: You can sightsee, feel like a local, and crank up your appetite to make more room for that pop-up restaurant (or mom-and-pop diner) on your itinerary. Here are nine running routes so scenic you'll be glad you skipped the treadmill.

Something Weird Happens to Your Brain When You Start Improvising

This is what creativity looks like.<p>The best musicians are somehow able to come up with a song or piece of music on the fly that no one has ever heard …

The Best Cloud Computing Companies And CEOs To Work For In 2016

Employees would most recommend Zerto, FusionOps, Google, OutSystems, AppDirect, Sumo Logic, Cloudera, HyTrust, Tableau Software and Domo to their friends looking for a cloud computing company to work for in 2016. These and other insights are from an analysis completed today to determine the best …

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Silicon Valley’s most creative designer reveals the next wave of innovation — and we can’t wait

Fuseproject founder and head designer, Yves Behar, creates products that blend seamlessly into human experience.<p>Best known for the Sayl Chair by Herman Miller, the AUGUST Smart Lock and One Laptop Per Child, his approach reflects the environment and culture of San Francisco. Making him one of the …

A former Uber exec believes European founders are leaving Silicon Valley and coming home

But the exodus of Europe's best entrepreneurs to the US comes at a potential cost. Namely, there's no one good left to build (or support those building), world-class technology companies on the same scale as Google, Apple, and Facebook.<p>However, former Uber exec Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen believes things …

$8 billion NetApp is buying a storage company for $870 million in cash

SolidFire's specialty is in making storage systems for enterprise data centers that use solid-state flash drives, rather than older and more inefficient spinning platter hard drives.<p>In plainer English, SolidFire helps enterprises build their storage systems using tech that's more like the hard …

A look inside the insanely successful life of Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen

Today, a16z has $4.2 billion under management. Andreessen was an early investor in tech companies like Facebook and Twitter and has overseen its investments in hot billion-dollar startups like Airbnb.<p>Andreessen's net worth was an estimated $600 million in 2012 and has likely increased since — not …

10 Best Multi-Day Hikes in the National Parks

U.S. national parks are packed with overnight treks that offer epic views and impressive climbs. These ten are the best of the best.

National Parks

Silicon Valley Unicorn Obituaries

Today, the rich and powerful still lust after unicorns, only now their worth can rival the G.D.P. of a small country. That's because the term, in Silicon Valley, has come to mean a technology start-up valued at more than $1 billion.—the_ Times._<p>Three unicorns passed away in the Bay Area last week …

Silicon Valley VCs still clueless when it comes to women

How can smart people be so clueless?<p>Case in point: Mike Moritz, one of Silicon Valley's most clout-worthy VCs. When he speaks, people listen. That was too bad for him last week when, in a Bloomberg TV interview, he inserted his colorfully clad foot in his mouth up past his knee when he blamed women …

Silicon Valley

Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo<p>Silicon Valley dominates the world’s technology sector, but its origins lie in a unexpected confluence between hippies, academics and the military.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/d9d01045524d41035f3e2c80490d918f64124055/0_335_5099_3058/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Fabrizio …

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VMware might do a big buyback to placate shareholders ahead of the Dell deal

The companies are also weighing a new structure that would consolidate Virtustream, a money-losing business that is slated to become 50-50 joint venture with VMware, into EMC instead, Bloomberg said.<p>The news follows Dell's October announcement that it plans to acquire EMC for $67 billion, in the …

How to have the perfect road trip with the 'Airbnbs' of everything

Picture the perfect road trip: Cruising the Pacific Coast Highway in a retro-fabulous Airstream trailer, camping amid idyllic scenery and dining with …

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50 trips everyone should take in the US in their lifetime

America has been called a lot of things: beautiful, majestic, wild, and great. It's all those and more.<p>Whether you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or embracing your inner child at Orlando's Disney World, the US is full of incredible surprises.<p>From the East …

National Parks

Space Mining Bill Passes In Congress

Now it's up to President Obama to decide whether Earth businesses can own pieces of asteroids<p>According to international treaties, no country is allowed to own things like moons or asteroids. But what about a company?<p>A new bill would allow space mining companies to own pieces of space. Although they …

Obama's Foreign Policy Promises Then and Now

Boots are "on the ground" in Syria, and Gitmo is still open.<p>WASHINGTON -- The White House announced on Friday that a small number of U.S. troops are heading into northern Syria to assist local ground troops in the fight against the Islamic State.<p>Though the deployment of ground troops is a somewhat …

Google Ventures chief: If tech only serves 'rich white people in Silicon Valley, then we've failed'

"People talk about the redistribution of wealth a lot, which is a very valid topic," Maris told Business Insider. "But what about the redistribution of health? That's even more concentrated at the top."<p>For example, the life expectancy of people in the Central African Republic is about half of what …

Some tech investors sure seem to be getting defensive lately ...

But lately, some of Silicon Valley's big tech investors seem to be particularly upset that journalists are questioning some of the valley's hottest startups.<p>There's a fundamental difference in point of view here. The funders see first-hand how hard it is to build something and sympathize with the …