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The unicorns of China: 11 Chinese startups you need to know

The Chinese startup space is largely dominated by investments from two behemoths: Amazon equivalent Alibaba and internet giant Tencent. The two have driven up valuations of Chinese companies, many of which are similar to startups on the list of American unicorns.<p>Here are some of the most valuable …

Venture Capital

24 things you should do when visiting Hong Kong

Though it's technically part of China, Hong Kong has its own culture and personality. The cosmopolitan city is spread out over several small islands, many of which are very densely populated and full of incredible attractions, restaurants, and shops.<p>We asked locals to send us their suggestions for …

Hong Kong

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)

Are you ready to start eating insanely delicious Vietnamese food when you’re in Saigon? Before going to Saigon, I knew relatively little about …

Everything You Need to Know About the New Eurail Pass

Anyone who has spent time traversing Europe knows: The continent's countryside is the kind of charming that feels like it was plucked from a storybook. Since 1959, the Eurail Pass has treated travelers between Europe's biggest urban destinations to this scenic landscape via railway. But, in the …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

One Indicator Stock Traders Must Follow

Most stock investors spend a lot of time using technical or fundamental analysis to pick the best stock, ETF, or fund to buy. Less time is spent on doing equally rigorous analysis of the market’s trend, and too often their conclusions are based on a fundamental opinion of the economy. The majority …

Tech-savvy kids prefer taking SAT with pencil, paper

Only one in 10 students surveyed would choose to take the crucial admissions test online vs. using the traditional No. 2 pencil and fill-in-the-ovals sheet.<p>Even in this digital age, college-bound teens say they would prefer taking the SAT the old-fashioned way — with paper and pencil.<p>Asked if they …