John Biboudis

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This commodity is going to be a huge beneficiary of the shift to electric cars

His book features a successful young man—the titular electrician, and an analogue of Gianni himself—who instructs his older family doctor on how to invest in the rise of the new spending class. Not only is "Electrician" a fact-filled, convincing treatise on the importance of following long-term …

What Low Oil Prices Really Mean

Since the start of 2016, oil prices have swung between $27 and $42 per barrel, about a quarter of the 2008 peak crude oil price of $145. On February 16, oil ministers from Saudi Arabia, Russia, Qatar, and Venezuela agreed to a tentative deal to freeze their production in an attempt to boost prices. …

19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

eCommerce

Port Askaig 45

<b>Country:</b> Scotland <b><br>Region:</b> Islay <b><br>Type:</b> Single Malt <b><br>Bottler:</b> Speciality Drinks, Ltd. <b><br>ABV:</b> 40.8% <b><br>Score: 94 points</b><p>This single malt comes from an undisclosed …

The 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world

With grand chandeliers, architectural designs, and light projections, these metro stations will make your commute anything but boring.<p>We've put together a collection of the most awe-striking metro stations around the globe, from the Formosa Boulevard Station of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to the …

European Travel

Your Complete Travel Guide to Vietnam

By College Tourist; Author: Nicole Darian, University of Iowa<p><b>A Look into Each City, How to Eat, Where to Stay, and Transportation Options</b><p>After spending a few months backpacking in Southeast Asia, I've concluded that Vietnam was my favorite country in the region for several reasons. I fell in love …

6 Tips to Make Great Photographs with the iPhone 6

When you leave home and hit the road, be it for work, play, or pretty much anything you set out to do, you should always carry a camera. There is a …

Mobile Photography

This is How a War Photographer Transmitted Photos from Afghanistan in 2008

Want to see how a <i>New York Times</i> war photographer transmitted photos from Afghanistan back in 2008? Here’s an interesting 14-minute documentary that …

3 Numbers Every Dividend Investor Should Understand

The simplest way to find the right dividend stocks for you.<p>When selecting dividend stocks, there is no shortage of options. A quick search shows …

Top 10 train station restaurants in Europe

1e Klas, Centraal station, Amsterdam<p>Named after the former first-class waiting room the restaurant now inhabits, the 1er Klas is a wonderful slice of 1880s glam, with monstrously high ceilings, wood-panelled walls and intricate paintings of wildlife. The menu is wide-ranging and refreshingly …

France

This Video Teaches You How to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee, No Matter the Style

In the old days, making coffee was as simple as pouring grounds and water into a machine, and then pressing a button. Not so anymore. With all sorts of apparatuses that can brew in all sorts of different ways, figuring out how to actually make good coffee can be confusing. But have no fear: This …

Sunday treat in store as supermoon meets total eclipse

Rare arrangement of Earth, moon and sun has not occurred since 1982 and will not happen again until 2033<p>The moon will loom large and turn coppery red on Sunday night as its closest approach to Earth coincides with a total lunar eclipse.<p>The rare arrangement of the Earth, moon and sun has not …

Astronomy

This is the State of News Photography in 2015

What’s the current state of photojournalism, and where is the industry headed? That’s what a major survey recently attempted to answer, and the …

Google might announce a new Chromecast this month

Rumor has it a second-generation Google Chromecast will be available later this month.<p><i>9to5 Google</i> reports it acquired internal Google documents …

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success | Inc.com

Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily habits that help them get ahead in business and life.<p>1. Try one new …

List-Worthy

Preview: Unseen Photo Fair 2015 - Our editors' preview picks from this year's Unseen Photo Fair | LensCulture

Despite the recent proliferation of photography festivals and fairs around the world, the events seem to neatly divide themselves into two distinct camps. In the former lie such festivals as Arles, Encontros Da Imagem (Braga), Photolux (Lucca), in which a small town finds itself completely (though …

Art

CITI: There's only one thing you have to do to make money in the stock market

They have identified that the strategy of investing in so-called high-quality stocks has returned 5% to 7% a year on average since 1995.<p>All you have to do is pick out big, boring stocks with decent profit margins, low debt, and reliable income flows.<p>Then sit back and wait.<p>Citi tracked high-quality …

Aerial photographs of Gran Canaria's beaches

London-based photographer Tommy Clarke, 28, has shot a series of stunning aerial photographs of Gran Canaria’s sandy beaches. His daredevil tactics include hanging out of the side of a helicopter to capture the perfect aerial shot. Incredible black sandy beaches, colourful parasols, yachts and …

Beaches

How to make cocktails: follow these 10 golden rules

How much ice should you use? When should you shake and when should you stir? And is there ever a place for Diet Coke? In this extract from his new book, our cocktail guru has the answers<p><b>1. Start with the classics.</b> In Haruki Murakami’s novel Norwegian Wood, the character of Nagasawa only reads books …

James Bond

Essentials Skills for Nature Photography

How do start capturing images like this? Click for More Details<p>Imagine this…<p>You arrive at a spectacular location like the one you see in the above …

Works of Fire - Photographs and text by Christopher Colville | LensCulture

<i>Christopher Colville is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by the eight-member international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. Here is his winning entry and artist’s statement. View his profile to learn more about him and to see more of his great …

Photography

5 Lessons You Learn From Motorcycling Across North America

Travel teaches you things that an office never will.<p>Last April, three friends in New Jersey started on a mission to ride motorcycles 25,000 miles across the entire United States, through three Canadian provinces, up to the Arctic Circle, down to Mexico and back.<p>They've now been on the road for more …

New Jersey

How to Use a Speed Square

In this tutorial, we’re going to take a quick look at the speed square, a tool that you may already have, but may not fully understand. While made for framing carpentry, a speed square can be indispensable in a lot of measuring and marking situations. Let’s have a look.<p>What is a Speed Square?<p>A …

Woodworking

Winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year Contest

After months of receiving breathtaking landscape shots from photographers around the world, the winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition have just been announced. From 2,604 entries submitted by 481 professionals and amateurs across the globe, judges selected …

Review: Peak Design’s Everyday Messenger Bag is Both Sexy and Smart

The Everyday Messenger bag is Peak Design’s latest product to make a debut on Kickstarter, and it has blown past its $100,000 goal and raised over …

These are the 25 stocks that hedge funds love the most right now

That is according to some research from Goldman Sachs, which put together a "Very Important Long Position List."<p>The investment bank said in the report: "Hedge fund favorite long positions tilt toward growth and momentum, the two best-performing factors in 2015."<p>These stocks are the ones that appear …

Investing

Photographer's Unconventional Self-Portraits Highlight Intriguing Architecture in Urban Spaces

In her <i>Urban Self-Portrait</i> series, Anna di Prospero photographs herself against the backdrop of towering, irregular architectural forms in the middle of sprawling cities. Stretching out on the ground, twisting her body into emotive contortions, or caught in startling states of undress, the Italian …

Opinion: 10 ‘safe’ stocks for worried investors

We published a list Jan. 30 of stocks with low long-term volatility, suggesting they might be profitable long-term picks for investors who feared a …

When the stock market last crashed, these sectors fared best

The stock market decline on Thursday and Friday was the worst in four years, as investors worrying about oil, China and Federal Reserve policy fled …