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How Digital Nomads Travel The World While Making A Lucrative Living

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine this: you’re wrapping up a trip around Europe by living in Budapest for six weeks. You have friends in town that you met in Bangkok, Medellín, and Barcelona.<p>Around the dinner table, you talk about second residencies and visa problems, find out that more than …

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It's Hard To Believe These Beautiful Buildings Are Made Out Of Garbage

Turns out, recycled materials make for some amazing architecture.<p>It's not easy being green, but it <i>is</i> getting easier to live sustainably. Scientists are getting creative about finding new ways to make green living work – like the team of Australian researchers that recently figured out a way to turn …

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Developers are thinking inside the cargo box

Slinging fresh juices and smoothies at two shops in Los Angeles, the owners of the Juice were initially skeptical when approached with an unusual proposition for a new location: an Arts District pop-up housed in a shipping container.<p>Elizabeth Halpern and her business partner, Melissa Cronkhite, …

Oxfam report: Wealth of richest 62 people same as poorest half of world's population

According to Oxfam, the world's richest 62 people now own the same as the poorest half of world's population. The aid group also found that the …

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

With a new year upon us, there is no better time than the present to start actually abiding by that New Year's resolution to start reading more. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you may feel like you simply don't have time to read for fun, but it is very important that you do what you can to …

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The world’s first entirely solar powered five-star guest resort has opened

A new resort destination in the Maldives, named the Finolhu Villas by Club Med, has just opened.<p>The resort has been designed by New York-based …

3 Ways To Cripple Your Startup From Day 1

photo credit: © david_franklin / DPC<p>Painful to watch.<p>Passionate entrepreneurs pursuing their dreams, full of energy and hope, trying to change the world...only to commit every mistake in the book. One after the other.<p>The result? Years of time and piles of cash up in smoke. Cut down before they had …

Sapitwa peak, Malawi's own Bermuda triangle?

For a place literally translated as "a place where people do not go", Sapitwa Peak of Mulanje Mountain is a popular tourist attraction. Sapitwa …

Luwawa Forest, Mzimba

Our Duke of Edinburgh award took us to the Northern region of Malawi for a weekend. With our maps, compasses, tents and packed rucksacks we were …

Man bitten three times by adder left in serious but stable condition

A man has been left seriously ill after being bitten three times by a snake.<p>The 44-year-old was visiting Dalby forest, near Scarborough, North Yorkshire, when he was bitten by an adder that he had picked up.<p>An off-duty paramedic was able to give immediate assistance before a doctor-led rapid …

50 years ago: Exmoor adder angered by click of diarist's camera

North Devon<br>I wonder if there were really as many vipers or adders, to give them their Anglo-Saxon name, in this area fifty years ago as one is led to believe? In several years of systematic walks on Exmoor and around the North Devon coast I have come across only a few; two of these were on the …

Eye to eye with an adder

The wood ants' nest had almost doubled in size since the last time we walked this footpath, four years ago. Now almost a metre high, it seethed with foragers returning from the treetops with a cargo of aphid honeydew or carrying pine needles to thatch their citadel, home to perhaps 250,000 …