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R3 Blockchain Opens to All

Financial technology firm R3 CEV is the latest upstart to lift the veil on its blockchain, a kind of distributed ledger that may revamp banks’ back …

Blockchain

GRANTHAM: The stock market sell-off makes me nervous, but I fear the big crash is coming later

In his latest quarterly outlook, Grantham, cofounder and chief investment officer at GMO, outlines his views on the markets and the economy.<p>And in somewhat of a contrast to his recent commentary, sees the oil crash as a big tailwind for the economy and doesn't think the stock market, though it is …

Stock Markets

Amazing footage shows why the U-2 is one of the most difficult planes to land

As we have already seen in the U-2 clips taken at Beale Air Force Base, this iconic reconnaissance aircraft requires some special landing assistance from chase cars driven by experienced pilots who talk to their colleagues aboard the U-2s during take-off or landing.<p>Because the pilot's view on a …

U2

Morgan Stanley issues 'full house' buy alert for stocks

All five of the bank's key timing indicators are flashing a green light for the first time since early 2009, suggesting the worst may be over for global equities<p>Morgan Stanley has issued a "full house" buy alert on international stock markets for the first time since early 2009, effectively calling …

[Watch] How Indian Army decisively won Kargil War

OPEN TO OPINION<p>How Indian Army decisively won Kargil War<p>The war between India-Pakistan had far reaching consequences that shaped the future of South …

The 20 coolest places to camp with kids in the US this summer

Tent camping with your family can be one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have as a traveler. Something in act of being away from home …

Gear: For your next plane trip, a device so you'll rest easier

When you need a nap but reclining is not an option, the NapAnywhere Head and Neck Rest just might work for you.<p>A flexible 10 1/2-inch-diameter metallic alloy disc is embedded in soft foam padding. Using illustrated instructions, you bend and fold the disc's cantilevered "wings" in a way that …

The Infamous Jay From The ‘Serial’ Podcast Says He’s Ready To Talk

If you listened to the Serial podcast most of the internet has been obsessing over for weeks, you know that Jay — the key witness in the prosecution of Adnan Syed who testified that he helped Adnan bury Hae Min Lee’s body in Leakin Park — refused to allow host Sarah Koenig to record an interview …

A Vanguard fund strategy to double your nest egg

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article omitted Vanguard Value Index fund from the author’s list of recommendations.<p>Sound Mind Investing, The …

Investing

31 Things Every Young Parent Should Be Doing With Their Money Right Now

If you're starting a family, these are the financial moves you should be making.

The 50 Best Documentaries Streaming on Netflix 2014

One thing Netflix is quietly doing very well is streaming some of the best documentaries of the last few years. Nearly all of our favorite …

6 Bizarre Dining Experiences Around The World

The experienced traveler does not fear trying new foods, however weird they may be. But when it comes to crazy dining experiences, even the most worldly eater will find these restaurants bizarre.<p>From dining high up in the sky to submerged below water, check out these six restaurants that offer …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Top 10 Extreme Hotels in the World

As the world grows smaller and the luxury hotel scene expands, it's becoming more and more difficult to find a corner of this planet to call your own -- not to mention finding a hotel that doesn't look like a thousand others. That said, it's not impossible, as GAYOT's list of extreme hotels proves. …

Top 10

Long Weekend in Utah’s National Parks

The astounding desert landscapes of Southwestern Utah are almost overwhelming, not only for their beauty, but for the sheer sense of scale involved. …

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

Mountaineering