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FCC Chairman to End Plans to Allow In-Flight Cellphone Calls

Full smartphone use on commercial flights will continue to be disallowed, according to a proposal issued today by United States Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai. Pai wants to terminate 2013 proceedings that aimed to relax the rules prohibiting passengers from using their cellular …

In Photos: Patagonia’s Stunning Marble Caves

Seeing these caves is worth the difficult journey to reach them.<p>There are some places on Earth where photos can't do the natural beauty …

South America

Stuck? We've Got 50 Secrets Motivated People Use to Get Things Done.

Put yourself in the right frame of mind to achieve your goals.<p>You have your plan, you know what you want to accomplish, but after awhile, the novelty of your goal can start to wear off, and it becomes more of a struggle to get started every day.<p>We’ve all been there and we want to help.<p>Read on for …

Motivation

All Successful Startups Begin With This Checklist—an Expert Explains Why

<i>At MyDomaine, we know how challenging it is to turn your passion into a thriving business. Making that leap of faith takes courage and confidence,</i> …

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

Business Strategy

Tesla’s Battery Revolution Just Reached Critical Mass

Tesla Motors Inc. is making a huge bet that millions of small batteries can be strung together to help kick fossil fuels off the grid. The idea is a …

How to get fit for the slopes: plank with arm reach and rotation

It’s the time of year when skiers and snowboarders turn attention to getting fit for the slopes ahead of a winter trip to the mountains. Getting your body prepared will not only help you ski or snowboard better, but will make the whole experience a lot more enjoyable – no more endless aching or …

How to Use Reddit for Business Intel

If you're using Reddit only to kill time and look at memes, you're doing it wrong.<p>Reddit has been in the news nearly every week of 2016. The social news aggregation, ranking, and discussion site has this year proved itself to be a massive force online, undoubtedly playing some role in this year's …

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Torres del Paine

TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve contains rugged granite peaks, windswept grasslands, intimidating ice fields, and …

Hiking

5 Adventure Films Streaming Free on Vimeo

5 Adventure Films that Will Inspire You to Get Outside<p>When we aren't out hiking, backpacking or exploring we are usually dreaming up our next big …

7 Things to Do Before You Travel

I spend a lot of time in airports, on the road and in foreign countries, a lot of time kicking myself wishing I'd been more prepared for my travels before leaving home. I've learned the hard way, so you don't have to. Follow this list of 7 things to do before you travel to ensure smooth …

World Health Organization

9 independent adventures in Patagonia

From glaciers and peaks to whales and Welsh heritage: discover Patagonia's most exciting adventures<p>1. Argentina's Wild Coast<p><i>Best for: Marine</i> …

Beyond Machu Picchu: 10 amazing ways to see Peru

From the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu to Lake Titicaca, the allure of Peru for many visitors is its unchanging, timeless quality. More than most other South American countries, Peru has kept up links with its pre-Columbian past, from practising traditional terrace farming and llama-rearing to …

A CIA operative's guide to safe travel

Even in the most hostile environments, you can make yourself a very difficult and less attractive target by applying simple preventive security measures.<p>Terrorists and criminals will always conduct surveillance of their intended target.<p>If your preventive procedures are good, they will most likely …

The lesser-known way to Machu Picchu

With Peru’s more famous Inca Trail becoming increasingly overrun, the lesser-known Salkantay Trek is quickly gaining a reputation as both a less-crowded and more strenuous alternative.

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

10 Delicious Things You Need to Try in Peru

When I travel, I try to immerse myself in new cultures as much as I can. I feel you get a better sense of your surroundings, and grow more as a person. Discovering new cultures exposes you to more experiences (good and bad). One way to do that is try the local food. From cocktails to cuisine here …

9 Gmail hacks that will supercharge your inbox

Want to get rid of a bunch of emails in a jiffy? Or how about a one-click way to escape reply-all hell ?<p>Thanks to a bunch of Chrome extensions, cloud services, and some of Google's own built-in features, Gmail users have a solid edge in answering those questions in the quest to achieve inbox zero.

Google

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

Skiing Colorado's 100 highest mountains

The name alone should give a skier pause: Jagged Mountain. When mountaineer and extreme skier Chris Davenport, my wife Christy Mahon (a climber, skier and ultrarunner) and I set out to climb and ski Colorado’s 100 tallest mountains, known as the Centennial Peaks, we knew the rugged, remote Jagged …

Camping around South America

South America holidays,Travel,Argentina holidays,Brazil holidays,Patagonia holidays,Colombia holidays,Ecuador holidays,Bolivia holidays,Peru holidays,Camping holidays<p>After four years’ travelling from the Caribbean coast to Patagonia, Paula Dear says camping in deserts, in the shadow of the Andes …

South America

The Best Snow Safety Tools of 2016

Staying safe in the backcountry is mostly about good decision making. But you'll also want a few pieces of simple, reliable gear.<p>Backcountry Access Scepter 7075 Aluminum poles<p>The Scepter is BCA’s classic two-piece adjustable metal pole, with a built-in scraper on top to help you keep your skis, …

MORGAN STANLEY: Here are 36 stocks that should thrive no matter what

But even if the markets and economy as a whole were to turn, there will continue to be growth stories here and there that'll deliver no matter what.<p>These are the secular growth stories.<p>On Tuesday, Morgan Stanley released its annual list of secular growth stocks.<p>"To build this Secular Growth Stocks …

Investing

8 Questions to Ask Before You Start a Business With a Friend

It's natural to team up with a friend when you launch your venture -- but should you?<p>You decide to start a business. You're excited. You're motivated. You're dreaming big dreams. And you're also really nervous -- so you decide uncertainty loves company and ask a friend to be your partner.<p>Good …

Entrepreneurship

7 Morning Habits to Increase Your Productivity For the Day

Everyone procrastinates. Since the dawn of time, people have been putting things off.<p>Sometimes, procrastinating is harmless. Take for instance the …

Procrastination

10 surprising travel perks that probably come with your credit card

Check your cards to potentially uncover some of the following travel benefits.<p>Some cards (like the World Elite MasterCard, American Express, and Visa Signature card) come with concierges — a number on the back that you can call to get help with travel planning, restaurant reservations or event …

Credit Cards

Top Camping Apps

I confess, I’m not a huge lover of camping. Ok, it’s just the sleeping and showering (or lack there of) that I don’t like, but I do love getting …