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The Most Luxurious (but Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across The Globe

Good news: A trip abroad doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the luxe out of your stay.<p>You want all the “Roman Holiday” Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversize sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let’s be real: You’re going to have to pick and choose between lavish splurges in a …

DIY Wind Turbine for Free Energy

With electricity cost going up and the likes of British Gas hiking up their price, everyone could use a bit of free energy. There are a number of …

Renewable Energy

The Most Drop-Dead Gorgeous Places in Europe

Earth is a gorgeous place and visiting every stunning corner will take a very long time. So start with Europe, and you won’t regret it. It is the …

The Best East Coast Road Trips

Perhaps more than any other form of exploration or self-discovery, the road trip is deeply embedded into the American imagination. And with gas prices still hovering on the lower side, there’s no better time to take a classic American road trip. Here are seven of our favorite East Coast road trip …

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature

The secret restaurants of Cuba

Tucked away in secret enclaves, these “restaurantes particulares” are known only to the savviest of visitors.<p><i>If you liked this story,</i> <b>sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter</b><i>, called “If You Only Read 6 Things This Week”. A handpicked selection of stories from BBC Future, Earth, Culture,</i> …

Cuba

The Most Impressive Thing About All 50 States

Every state in the Union has something to boast about. From their famous food to historic achievements, here are some of our favorites.<p>1. ALABAMA<p>The</i> …

10 Proof-Positive Signs It's Not Time to Give Up on Your Dreams

A shocking number of startups fail. Here's why yours will not be among them.<p>You're determined to bring your dreams to fruition. You've got a good business idea, and you're reasonably certain that you possess the skills and smarts to make it happen.<p>I wish it were that simple, but a good idea and a …

Business Strategy

When the Singularity Comes, Will A.I. Fear Death?

Switching off our devices might get a whole lot harder soon.<p>What if turning off your computer was like killing a friend? It sounds farfetched, but if …

Fall in love with this luxury home in Ross, California

Today we will show you a beautiful <i>luxury home</i> in Ross, California, a project by Griffin Enright Architects, It is elegant and beautiful and it counts …

The 15 Most Profitable Industries to Start a Business (and the 15 Least Profitable)

Want to start a new business? Here are some ideas for which industries to consider and which to possibly avoid.<p>Thinking of starting a profitable small business? Looking to partner with or sell services to other profitable small businesses?<p>Or just hoping to avoid starting a business in an incredibly …

Small Business

World's Best Stargazing Sites

Explore seven incredible destinations for sky-watchers, from the top of a crater to a star-studded desert sky.<p>Today most city skies are free of stars. About 80 percent of North Americans live under light-polluted skies, not dark enough to see the Milky Way. But a growing number of preserved dark …

National Parks

Albert Camus on the Will to Live and the Most Important Question of Existence

“The body’s judgment is as good as the mind’s, and the body shrinks from annihilation. We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.”<p><i>“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance,”</i> Alan Watts wrote in …

Google Gets More Aggressive In The Cloud

• Deutsche Bank estimates Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has a $750M revenue run-rate estimate today.<br>• The combined revenues of AWS, Microsoft Azure, and GCP are still less than $15B for a market penetration of just 1%-2% of the Total Available Market (TAM).<br>• During the 2Q16 call, Google called out Cloud as …

Deutsche Bank

Woman who’s travelled for five years reveals how she can afford it

Nina Ragusa, now 31, from Florida, US, departed for Bangkok, Thailand a month before her 26th birthday — and has only returned home twice since.<p>She …

South-east Asia

16 business books that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Sure, 300 pages about entrepreneurship, money, leadership, management, or success can be tough to get through. But the very best business books can change your life.<p>These are the books that offer valuable insights, inspire you, and give you new perspectives. They influence your life and career, and …

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations on earth

To find the cheapest places to go to, Hoppa calculated the average cost per person for a day trip in each destination, crunching the numbers for six typical travel expenses, including a 3km taxi journey, a night's stay at a hotel per person, and a meal.<p>The average amount a traveler would spend on a …

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

17 tips to save money, from a woman who lived on $14,000 a year

Expenses can add up quickly.<p>Danielle Wagasky, who stretched $14,000 a year to cover her family's needs for five years, would know.<p>Before becoming such a savvy saver, she dug herself into a financial hole when her husband was deployed to Iraq, leaving her in charge of the family finances. "I went …

Personal Finance

'Telegraph 25': the definitive list of our favourite investment funds

Ordinary investors are never short of resources offering to help them choose a home for their money. For those who pick investments for themselves, ratings and buy-lists exist to highlight the best-regarded funds.<p><i>Reader Service: Manage your investments with ease using our partners AJ Bell Youinvest</i> …

Top 50 romantic lines from literature

Losing hearts at first sight, soul-entwining sponsored_longforms that only death do part...the complexities and mysteries of romantic feelings have …

12 Mind Tricks That Make You Likable and Help You Get Ahead

Dr. Travis Bradberry shows you how to use the brain's natural quirks to your advantage.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the …

Self-help

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

How to use a Raspberry Pi to browse anonymously

Do you use <i>Tor</i> to prevent Big Brother from tracking you online? Although it is pretty straightforward to use, it can be quite a hassle to configure <i>Tor</i> …

Linux

25 Dirty Jokes That Are As Funny As They Are Inappropriate

There aren’t many settings in which these jokes aren’t seriously awkward, but if you have the balls to commit to the punchlines -you will be rewarded …

This Is Your Sex on Drugs

Some drugs can open you up to complete ecstasy, while others are complete boner killers.<p>"A lot of people use a lot of different drugs," Matthew Johnson, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University, recently told VICE. "And a lot of people have sex. You name the …

Medicine

15 Metrics Every Software Product Manager Should Know

The world of product management is rapidly changing. It is more data-driven than ever before. There is no doubt that data is impacting most jobs. But this is amplified for product managers, especially if they work for an emerging software company. Being a PM at an early-stage company has never been …

Relativity v quantum mechanics – the battle for the universe

Physicists have spent decades trying to reconcile two very different theories. But is a winner about to emerge – and transform our understanding of everything from time to gravity?<p>It is the biggest of problems, it is the smallest of problems. At present physicists have two separate rulebooks …

Quantum Mechanics