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25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

How to Rim a Cocktail Glass, Because It's an Important Skill You Should Have

A properly-rimmed cocktail glass is more than just pretty—it's part of the flavor experience. Learn how to do it like the pros.<p>The easiest way to take your homemade drinks from decent to worthy of your favorite upscale cocktail bar is to <b>master the art of the rim</b>. Anyone who's had a minty …

Coffee Grinders

How to Invest Money When You Don't Have Any

My quest to learn about finance as an ignorant twentysomething.<p>For months after college, my job was to sit in a windowless warehouse with dozens of other schlubs and type summaries of meetings dictated to me over the phone. The shift went from midnight to 6 AM. I'd eat the free Dominos my employer …

The top 20 books every student should read before leaving secondary school

Which books should every teenager have read before they leave secondary school?<p>The Times Educational Supplement has compiled a list of novels for …

The 50 best computer science and engineering schools in the US

To determine which schools offer the best undergraduate programs, we surveyed over 400 Business Insider readers about which degrees they deem most valuable.<p>Survey participants rated the schools on a scale from 1 (not valuable) to 5 (extremely valuable). We then took the percentage of people who …

Computer Science

Ten groundbreaking university research projects - Telegraph

University of Cambridge

No Man’s Sky: the game where you can explore 18 quintillion planets

It’s a game where you’re unlikely to meet other players, no one will win and it will take over four billion years to explore it all. And that’s why it’s the most anticipated title for decades.<p>Sean Murray is sweating in an Uber cab as it lurches to the staccato rhythm of Los Angeles traffic. The …

No Man's Sky

33 ridiculously cool buildings of the future

The future of architecture is in for some spectacularly cool buildings.<p>The World Architecture Festival (WAF) recently announced the 338 projects that are on its annual design awards shortlist. In addition to new buildings that went up in the past year, there's a whole category devoted to structures …

Skyscrapers

20 words you should never put on your résumé

"Nearly everyone is guilty of using buzzwords from time to time, but professionals are evaluated increasingly on their ability to communicate," says Paul McDonald, senior executive director for professional placement firm Robert Half.<p>One of the major problems with using buzzwords and terms, …

27 of the coolest new buildings on the planet

The World Architecture Festival — held this year in Singapore — won't name 2015's Building of the Year until November, but the nominations are officially in.<p>With 338 buildings in the running, we combed through the contenders and made our own shortlist. From a ribbon-inspired wedding chapel in …

How to build a city from scratch: the handy step-by-step DIY guide

From Songdo, South Korea to Lavasa, India via Egypt’s unnamed new capital, everywhere you look it seems someone’s building a brand-new city. How hard could it be?<p>Building a real city from scratch isn’t like playing Minecraft, Civilization or SimCity. Well, it is a little. But problems arise in …

Urbanism

How to: Make a Glowing Table and Shelves

Photo: Oh. My. Goodness. A glowing table. I mean, seriously, how cool is <i>that</i>? The process might seem daunting, but it <i>sounds</i> like it's pretty easy. …

Biological Species

Some of The Best Educational Mac Apps for Students

June 23, 2015<br>For students using Macs in their studies, the collection below embeds some excellent apps that can help you do way more with your Macs. …

4 Excellent Graphing Calculators for Math Teachers and Students

June 22, 2015<br>Looking for some very good graphing calculators to use with students in class? The suggested tools below are definitely a must have. …

Mathematics

Architect's future 'Vegetal Cities' merge nature with the man-made (Video)

With its broad strokes of thinking and long-term implementation, urban planning isn't the most exciting thing. But planning our cities in a more …

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Robert Downey Jr.