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Don't You Dare Trade Options Before You Read This

This was published on Margin of Safety Investing a couple weeks ago to help new members understand options a bit better. …

Investing

Waterfall House / Architects49 House Design Limited

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The name “Waterfall House” comes from the waterfall feature that locates at the center of the house. …

Architecture

20 of the best group trips for solo travellers

<b>Sailing and socialising in the</b> Mediterranean<p>Med Sailors runs skippered sailing holidays for 20- to 35-year-olds, many of whom travel solo. Everyone shares a bunkbed cabin with someone else of the same gender; each yacht sleeps eight and travels in a flotilla of up to eight boats, so there is plenty …

Travel

50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the globe, finding the most beautiful cities in the world from Italy to Iran. This gallery was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with new …

The first female war photographer took enormous risks—and died in battle at 26

Gerda Taro’s images were searing, disquieting, and groundbreaking, and they helped spawn an entire field—war photography.<p>Today (Aug. 1), to mark the 108th anniversary of her birth, she has been honored with a Google Doodle.<p>On July 25, 1937, at just 26, she became the first female photojournalist to …

War

Winners of the Drone Photography Awards announced

Capturing everything from cloud-covered cities to incredible wildlife shots, the contest saw over 4400 submissions from 101 countries. The …

Photography

This Epic Around-the-World Cruise Takes You to 56 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Regent Seven Seas Cruises just announced the itinerary for its <b>2021 World Cruise</b> and it’s epic, to say the least. On the 117-night voyage, not only …

Taj Mahal

The 10 best things to do in Prague

1. See Prague Castle without the crowds<p>There is an enchanting little area right next to Prague Castle that is somehow tucked out of sight and …

European Travel

The 2018 World's Best Cities

In 2018, Mexico reigns supreme. For the second year in a row, San Miguel de Allende, a colonial oasis in the country’s central highlands, comes in …

Mexico City

Spain’s 7 Must-Visit Moorish Sites

The Moors arrived in Spain from North Africa and ruled parts of the Iberian Peninsula from 711 AD until the fall of Granada in 1492. Over 700 years …

The 5 Most Romantic Hotels in Norway

Oyster knows what travelers look for in their hotels. When we review properties around the world, we evaluate how every feature stacks up against the …

How to 3-D Print an Entire House in a Single Day

A typical single-family home in the US takes an average of six and a half months to build, according to the Census Bureau’s latest survey. Now an …

El Salvador

Could this venture-backed zero energy house revolutionize the home building industry?

What if you could buy an affordable Zero Energy home that could be erected on your property in a matter of days, instead of the many months it …

Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …

The best buildings of 2018 face off in the World Architecture Festival Awards shortlist

The winners will be announced in November at the big keynote festival event in Amsterdam, after a jury of over 100 professional judges evaluate all …

RBC: These are the best tech stocks to own over the next decade

Andy Scales<p><b>RBC Capital Markets has published its "Imagine: 2025" portfolio of 75 stocks primed for the future.</b>• <b><br>The bank says these tech stocks are best positioned to succeed on a longer timeline than normal stock picks.</b><p>Most equity research is focused on the immediate term, usually a year.<p>Rarely do …

Capital Markets

A list of every National Park in Canada you can visit for FREE this summer

Thinking of exploring Canada this summer? Be sure to add our country’s beautiful national parks to your list.In 2018, each national park, marine …

Habitat Qinghuangdao / Safdie Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The design for the Phase I of Qinhuangdao Golden Dream Bay, a high-density beachfront residential …

10 day Italy itinerary - perfect for first time visitors

This article may contain compensated links. See our full disclosure <b>here</b><p>Are you dreaming of Italy and want some ideas to help you plan your …

Italy

18 Beautiful Villages And Towns In Spain To Visit

Spain is one of those countries that’s totally different depending on which region you visit. I mean, it’s pretty vast (by European standards, at …

Which are the best Islands to visit in Greece?

<i>Hey Ecophiles, m</i><i>y boyfriend and I planning our first trip to Greece. But there are so many incredible islands to choose from – which are the best</i> …

European Travel

10 Brilliant Brazilian Houses With Contemporary Designs

We absolutely love contemporary homes not only for their smart design but their visual appeal. Architects have a way of varying their design …

These Are the 50 Cheapest Countries to Live

Time for a change of scene?<p>With the American dollar strong compared to other currencies, moving or retiring abroad could be a smart strategy to …

The Ultimate Europe Bucket List: 100+ Epic Things to Do in Europe

<b>RELATED –</b> Planning a trip to Europe soon? Make sure to check out our <b>Europe Packing List</b> for all the travel essentials for Europe.<p>Croatia Bucket …

10 of the best UNESCO world heritage sites in France

France boasts a staggering number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites – 43 of them, which is more than almost any other country in Europe (only Italy and …

35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

Xilinx's Project Everest Looks Like Bad News for Intel

The rising prominence of field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) for training artificial intelligence (AI) models has opened up a huge opportunity for</b> …

The Best Travel Destinations, According to TripAdvisor Users

When you’re planning an epic vacation, you want to be sure you’re headed somewhere incredible in more ways than one. You want fascinating culture and …

Top 10 Small Towns to Visit in Europe

Introduction<p>Europe is a continent full of diverse cultures, languages, food, and architecture all compacted in a relatively small area. Within a five …