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Bitcoin is making banks nervous. Here's why

Technology blogs and financial news networks are buzzing about blockchain, a cryptographic, distributed trust technology. The key innovation is how …

IEA: Oil prices could skyrocket by 2020

The halving of oil prices from $100 per barrel before 2014 down to just $50 today has led to a corresponding plunge in upstream investment. But even as benchmark prices seem to have stabilized over the past year, with most analysts predicting gradual and modest gains in the year ahead (depending on …

Oil

The Storm Is Coming

<i>"The future is unpredictable. No one knows whether the economy will shrink or grow (or how fast), what the rate of inflation will be, and whether</i> …

This simple mistake could help you find cheap flights, according to a man who frequently flies first and business class for free

As owner of air miles site God Save the Points, he spends his time travelling the globe in first class, writing about the latest hacks in the travel industry. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>But while the power of air miles is widely recognised, Ott says there's another, largely …

Air Travel

How to apply the right amount of perfume

“You don’t want your perfume to enter the room before you,” are the sage words of Linda Pilkington, founder and creator of Ormonde Jayne, when we quiz her on applying just the right amount of fragrance. But how do you know when enough is enough?<p>As it turns out where to apply is just as crucial a …

Can we avoid financial crises in the future?

The ‘premiere econometrician in the world’ is how Robert F. Engle’s colleagues describe him. Throughout his 48-year career he’s developed successful …

Why Revolutionary Cryptocurrency Ripple Is Exploding Onto the Scene

Ripple [XRP] is currently the third most popular cryptocurrency after Bitcoin and Ethereum -- and the latest cryptocurrency set to revolutionize the …

What is Bitcoin?

In 2010, financial history was made when someone bought a pizza. If you haven’t heard about this groundbreaking event, don’t worry, you're not the …

This is what's driving the bitcoin boom

The price of a bitcoin doubled last year, and has doubled again so far this year to around 2,800 dollars. In the wake of bitcoin’s recent surge, …

HUBLOT - BIG BANG FERRARI

HUBLOT BOUTIQUE IN SAINT-TROPEZ IS ADOPTING A NAUTICAL THEME

The pound spiked during Philip Hammond's #AutumnStatement speech to $1.2432 against the dollar. It has now slipped back into the red. https://t.co/Rg9YcNyACz

This is a Government that is just about managing. The official figures have revealed a £220 billion Brexit black hole. #AutumnStatement https://t.co/dRzWES98bC

Minds on Ice

One characteristic shared by the best explorers and mountaineers is their fantastic physical shape. Yet every bit as vital in the make-up of the modern-day explorer is the mental acumen it takes to probe – and survive – the coldest places on Earth. In this article, five cutting-edge adventurers …

10 champagne cocktails for celebrating in style

Bubbly, bright and a sheer delight, is there anything better than an icy glass of champagne? A champagne cocktail perhaps…?<p>Here are 10 delicious fizz cocktails to try.<p>The classic champagne cocktail<p>Known back in the glory days of music hall as Chorus Girls’ Milk, the champagne cocktail is a …

Patek Philippe World Time Chronograph Ref. 5930G – Hands-on Review

The Patek Philippe World Time Chronograph - great complication and classic looks. Patek at their best.

Men's Fashion

Vintage Watches: A Rare Waterproof Patek Calatrava In Rose Gold, A Killer 1960s GMT-Master, And A First Series Heuer Carrera With Date

The HODINKEE Shop is an <i>authorized retailer</i> of new watches from a growing but carefully curated set of brands. By partnering directly with the brands …

Hublot Classic Fusion Berluti

The number of iterations and limited-release models of the Hublot Classic are creeping up on innumerable these days, though one particular model launched at Baselworld this past month caught everyone’s attention — even some far outside the world of horology. The Hublot Classic Fusion Berluti …

Hublot Releases the Transparent Big Bang Unico Sapphire

This year, Hublot is presenting an entirely new watch design, the totally transparent Big Bang Unico Sapphire. Created as an antithesis to the …

Watches

Pound complicates politics

Japan's Unprecedented Warning To UK Over Brexit

Japan pulls no punches in a 15-page report, warning that companies may leave the UK if Brexit negotiations are unsatisfactory.<p>At the start of the G20 …

Deutsche boss: negative interest rates are 'fatal'

Deutsche Bank's chief executive has warned of the "fatal consequences" of the European Central Bank's negative interest rate policy, which he said punished savers and could even undermine the recovery.<p>John Cryan said the ECB's decision to cut its deposit rate to a record low of -0.4pc and an …

These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Popular life stories<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a …

14 bucket list destinations that may soon disappear

Scientists have renewed warnings about the future of the Great Barrier Reef with one prominent researcher recently declaring the natural wonder ‘almost dead’.<p>But this isn't an isolated case. All around the world, destinations are under threat from urbanisation, global warming or simple human …

Great Barrier Reef

Happy National Rum Day: the best London bars in which to drink it

Whether your're a connoisseur of rum or simply want to get more acquainted with Jack Sparrow's favourite drink, there are many places in London to try out popular rum-based cocktails or have a go at sipping the spirit neat.<p>To celebrate National Rum Day, we've rounded up our favourite spots in the …

How to get your daily dose of Vitamin D (and why you really need it)

Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins for good health, which is great if you live in St Lucia. But how can you get your daily dose if you …

22 reasons why Cape Town is the world’s best city

<b>7. The Big Five are never far away</b>

Submariner

The Submariner is truly a creature of the sea. Its Oyster case with reinforced waterproofness is sealed with a screw-down back, whose fluting mirrors the knurling of the rotatable 60-minute graduated bezel. The fluting and knurling provide optimal grip, whether for the tool used in screwing down …

Rolex Watches

Scientists Have Discovered an Extremely Rare Type of Orchid

Can you see what's hidden in the petals?<p>Orchids are one of our favorite houseplants with their bright colors, long-lasting nature and exotic appearance. But a new variety of orchid has taken the description of "exotic" to the next level, and no one really knows what to make of it.<p>The orchid …