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Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p>More thrills: the world's scariest hikes and scariest bridges<p>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below

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Seven events you have to see in May

From dancing in the streets in Spain to cheese rolling in England, here are seven incredible celebrations taking place around the world this month.

Hong Kong

Five reasons to wake a traveller at dawn

You snooze, you lose – if you’re a traveller, that is. Set your alarm clock for one of these unforgettable early-morning experiences.<p><b>Morning rush hour at Tsukiji Fish Market, Japan</b><p>Tokyo’s most famous market reaches fever pitch in the early morning. You’ll be deafened as buyers holler for the best …

Bird's eye view: Six beautiful destinations filmed using drones

Is it a bird...? Is it a plane...? As unmanned drones become increasingly popular with filmmakers we take a look at six of the best films showing the world's most beautiful destinations from above<p>For many, unmanned drones are still most strongly associated with the military. Or publicity stunts by …

British hotels among worst for Wi-Fi charges

Although free Wi-Fi is available in most bars and cafes - and even branches of McDonalds - hotels have historically been more reticent to offer the service. But a survey of thousands of hotels across the Continent found that around 90 per cent now offer free access.<p>However, UK hotels still appear …

Warren Buffett: Compound interest and time could create another Berkshire Hathaway

Two major banks working with authorities over tax evasion and other banking reads

The Future Of Mobile Advertising Will Be Shaped By Two Trends

<i>The Platform is a regular column by mobile editor Dan Rowinski. Ubiquitous computing, ambient intelligence and pervasive networks are changing the way humans interact with everything.</i><p>Don Draper and his Mad Men would’ve looked at today’s technology and gawked.<p>“You mean I can reach anybody and …

Two London restaurants named among top 10 in the world

Two London restaurants have been named among the top 10 in the world at an awards ceremony in the capital.<p>The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards said …

Top 10

5 sneaky ways banks may be robbing you

When you cheat on your bank by withdrawing cash from a competitor’s ATM, a warning message on the screen makes it clear customers will likely face …

How To Save A Good Design From Its Imminent Death

Intuit design leader Kaaren Hanson believes good design is under-appreciated too often, especially in a no-nonsense business world. Here’s how to show designers some love.<p>I once worked for a CEO (not my current one) who said that he was very pro-design. He backed up his words with lucrative offers …

Co-op Bank changes auditors after 40 years

The Co-operative Bank is parting company with auditors KMPG, whose audit of the bank's accounts for 2012 is under investigation by the accounting regulator. The accounting firm has audited the bank's accounts for the past 40 years.<p>The change was announced as a detailed report into the events that …

Energy bills 'to rise twice as fast as expected' due to inefficient products

Household energy bills will rise by £127 by 2020 - £63 more than forecast - because consumers are not buying new energy-efficient appliances, report warns<p>Energy bills are likely to rise twice as fast as the government forecasts this decade because households are not buying new efficient appliances …

5 reasons why Twitter is dead money in 2014

Things have gone from bad to worse at Twitter after the social media company posted earnings after the stock market closed Tuesday.<p>Shares of the San …

Women will make up one-third of new CEOs—a quarter century from now

The world has made very little progress in ensuring that more women reach the top of companies. Only 3% of last year’s incoming CEOs were women according to a recent study from Strategy& (formerly Booz & Co.) The consultancy predicts that that number will increase dramatically in the future, and …

CEOs

The 22 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

In case you missed them, we've compiled a list of 22 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>These are the books that show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the fundamentals of investing to the stories behind …

The 10 Best-Loved Books Of 2013

While I never had any doubt that Farnam Streeters are the smartest people on the internet, the data once again tells that story too.<p>Peter Bevelin begins his fascinating book with Confucius' great wisdom: "A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake." From …

22 Brilliant Insights On How To Succeed In Business From T. Boone Pickens

In fact, the 85 year-old energy tycoon/author of "The First Billion Is The Hardest" has a ton of catchy/easy to remember phrases about life and business.<p>They're affectionately referred to by his family and staff members as "Boone-isms."<p>We've compiled some of his business Boone-isms in the slides …

How To Politely Avoid Shaking Someone's Hand

But what should you do if you have a contagious illness? If you're sick, should you still shake?<p>Career coach Barbara Pachter says the simple answer is, yes, you should because it's simply too awkward to deny the handshake.<p>"The handshake is still the business greeting in the United States, and …

It Takes Just 3 Seconds To Make A Brilliant First Impression

This is crucial when it comes to meetings where that first impression makes all the difference, such as a job interview. From your posture to the jewelry you wear, key details can have a significant impact on how you're perceived.<p>Nicole Williams, a career expert at LinkedIn, tells Business Insider …

Wall Street's Brightest Minds Share The Best Books They Read In 2013

The responses vary — from works of fiction to nonfiction titles, both new and old.<p>Some deal with finance, but most don't, at least directly.

Markets

3 Tips To Combat A Fear Of Public Speaking

In 1889, Mahatma Gandhi, who was then a young lawyer, got so nervous during his first time in front of a judge that he literally ran out of the courtroom. For years, "the awful strain of public speaking" stopped him from speaking to groups, even at dinner parties and once, even, at the meeting of a …

Self-help

7 Gmail Features To Make Your Life A Lot Easier

The Complete Guide To Using Quotation Marks Without Looking Like An Idiot

Unfortunately, using them can prove tricky. Quotations marks appear in both double and single form with other punctuation placed inside or outside of them depending on the situation.<p>We've broken down what you need to know to use them correctly in American English.<p>The Uses<p><b>Direct quotes require</b> …

The 16 Most Creative Resumes We've Seen

To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme creative lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills in a tangible way.<p>From designing a personal Amazon page complete with reviews to making a candy bar wrapper to showcase job skills, here are some of the most …

Employment