Brian Soerries

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Extraordinary Caves You Can Snorkel, Dive, and Hike in Around the World

Underground (or underwater) adventures to add to your to-do list.<p>The captain of the 14-passenger speed boat expertly navigated the choppy Caribbean …

Every Hidden Wonder of the World You Need to Visit, Mapped

When it comes to exploring the unexplored, things can get somewhat difficult. After all, much of the world has been trekked by somebody or other, and …

11 Best Countries That Actually Love Having American Tourists

One of the strangest sensations when traveling abroad as an American is the heightened sense of your American-ness. That I’m-from-anywhere accent you …

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

Success

World's 50 most dangerous cities revealed where murder, kidnappings and shooting are rife

The 50 most dangerous cities in the world, where kidnapping, gun fights and murders are rife on the streets have been revealed.<p>South and Central …

Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You

You might like to think that you have what it takes to survive even the most overwhelming odds. Even if you don't know all that much in the area of survival skills, you'd make it through, right?<p>Snake bites, life-threatening dehydration and being forced to make your own fire for survival--these …

Reality TV

Small, Shrinking Mercury Is a Planetary Space Oddity

Mercury is more than just a dead, roasted chunk of rock. In fact, the solar system’s smallest planet is proving to be surprisingly lively. Well, not in the sense that anything actually lives there, though scientists don’t discount the possibility that some of Mercury’s nooks and crannies could help …

Pluto Might Become A Planet Again, Along With Ceres, If NASA Missions Answer The Right Questions

Two NASA missions in 2015 might see the number of official planets jump from eight to 10 — and yes, that could mean a comeback for Pluto.<p>NASA's New …

How the CIA gets away with it: Our democracy is their real enemy

The inside, untold story of CIA’s efforts to mislead Congress — and the people — about torture will horrify you<p>On March 11, 2014, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein stepped to the well of the Senate to deliver a speech exposing in stark terms a struggle between congressional investigators and their …

Surveillance

6 New Rules of Sex Appeal

Learn to conquer your dating competition and make your attractiveness soar by mastering these secrets<p>Leo, Beckham, Clooney: Rich, powerful, admired.<p>But their appeal goes beyond fame or earning power. Call it charisma, call it confidence. Social scientist Catherine Hakim, Ph.D., calls it "erotic …

Dry Skin

Lose Your Belly Fat

Using Aragon's advice, I slashed my body fat in half—down to a lifetime low of 6.8 percent—and sculpted not only the muscles of my midsection, but the ones everywhere else, too. Now it's your turn. Use Aragon's simple 5-step diet plan to finally finish off your gut for good. (And for Aragon's …

How to Pull Off Risky Sex Positions Safely | Men's Health

So does that mean that 69 is off the table? Not at all.<p>You just have to know how to make her feel more comfortable about her body. That's where <i>Men’</i><i>s Health</i> Sex Professor Debby Herbenick, Ph.D. comes in.<p>Watch Herbenick reveal the right approach to tackling some of the most traditionally intimidating …

Video: Zion: Rock of Refuge

Zion National Park is one of the best places in the world to go canyoneering and climbing. It is an outdoor playground that is almost too spectacular …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Track Down

Halloween 2014: The best pumpkins and costumes of the spooky season - Telegraph

Can drones help tackle Africa's wildlife poaching crisis?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1093000/1093120_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522227076_566683420a920421fdf166d754f127ec<p><b>An eye in the sky that can help catch wildlife poachers is the dream of many conservationists in Africa.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of …

South Africa

The Sun Looks Uncannily Like A Jack-O-Lantern, Just In Time For Halloween

Halloween is on its way, and everyone’s starting to get into the festive spirit. Even the sun, it seems, wants to get in on the fun.<p>On Wednesday, the same day that skywatchers were treated to a full "blood moon," NASA captured a spooky image of the sun looking uncannily like a glowing …

Why Dark Skies Matter More Than You Know

<b>What exactly is lost with each bit of dark night sky</b> that’s blotted out by artificial light? Paul Bogard’s book <i>The End Of Night: Searching For</i> …

How to Stand Out From the Crowd | Inc.com

People are impossibly busy these days, and it is getting more and more difficult to get anyone's attention. There just aren't enough hours in the day.<p>At Springboard, I have spent the last five years expanding our network of experts to help early-stage technology startups grow. I thrive on the …

Framing

To Be Results Focused, Stop Focusing On Results

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many entrepreneurs, success is measured by profitability and achieved by increasing revenue and decreasing expenses. But just focusing on those desired outcomes is a mistake that will yield little change to the bottom line. The reason …

Employee Engagement

4 Cheap Alternatives For Your Summer Vacation

No surprises here that Latin America and Europe are topping the list of preferred destinations for travelers this summer. And it should come as a shock to absolutely no one that "popular" also translates to "pricey."<p>An easy way to make the most out of your trip is to take the road less traveled, …

Best Adventure Travel Destinations 2014

Choose your own adventure among these boundary-pushing getaways that don’t skimp on creature comforts.<p>As dawn breaks over the savanna, your guide …

Sri Lanka

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

Lonely Planet reveal their top 50 secret travel locations in Europe

A London music hall and an inn with unspoilt views of Loch Ness make the top 50, featured in Lonely Planet's new ebook Secret Europe, published today<p>Do you have a favourite, less known, spot in Europe that you want to share? Let us know in the comments<p>A renovated music hall in east London, a …

10 places in Europe you need to visit but haven't heard about

There have been 10 photos I have uploaded to instagram that have been so incredibly popular that I am led to believe these are some of the most …

The 20 Best Airlines In The World

We found the world's best airlines for flying economy class, and, for the second year in a row, Singapore Airlines has taken the top spot on our list.<p>To create this annual list, we devised a ranking system based on the two most important factors for a pleasant trip: an enjoyable experience in the …

Long Haul

7 Easy Tips For Packing Light

12 Guaranteed Ways to Drive Everyone Mad When You Travel

It's summer time in Europe and people, myself included, are flocking to the much sought-after tourist destinations like Berlin and Prague.<p>As a result, I've quickly discovered just how maddening other tourists can be.<p>Most of the time it comes down to ignorance or selfishness, two things that can be …

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Poachers Kill World's Largest Elephant

I don't write about it often here on this blog, but the illegal poaching of animals in Africa, specifically elephants and rhinos, is one of the …