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See the Seven New Wonders of the World - the ultimate bucket list trip

If you have a travel bucket list the length of your arm and are hoping to make a big dent in it … then this trip might be the answer. The 31-day tour takes trippers on a whistle-stop tour of the Seven New Wonders of the World and the last standing ancient wonder.<p>The trip is being organised by On …

Taj Mahal

The 7 best ski resorts in Europe

Europe has some of the world’s best skiing locations. Alpinism started in the Alps (no big surprise there) and modern skiing took hold here, spread …

Skiing

Scientists have pinpointed 11 simple psychological differences that can make you liberal or conservative

Politically, Americans are more divided than ever.<p>When it comes to issues of race, immigration, national security, and environmental protection, they disagree about how the government should handle things like never before.<p>Relative to polls in the 1990s, Republicans are now much more likely to say …

Psychology

Walmart learned a valuable lesson a decade ago — and it's a warning for huge companies like Amazon

Walmart went through some big changes in the mid-2000s, and it's a huge lesson for any company that operates on a similar scale.<p>Speaking to attendees at the National Retail Federation's annual Big Show in New York City in January, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon explained the company had not cared much …

Doug McMillon

15 Fascinating Facts Behind the Mystery of Pi

People have been using pi for thousands of yearsPi (the Greek letter π, pronounced like the word “pie”) is the ratio of the circumference of any …

Mathematics

Amazon, Alphabet Plan To Chip Away At Nvidia

Nvidia (ticker: NVDA) is slowly picking up some formidable competitors in the A.I. chip-making business.<p>Amazon (AMZN) has joined Alphabet (GOOGL) and …

Automation

Domestic Dog

About the Domestic Dog<p>Dogs were probably the first tame animals. They have accompanied humans for some 10,000 years. Some scientists assert that all dogs, domestic and wild, share a common ancestor in the small South Asian wolf.<p><b>Different Dog Breeds</b><p>Today humans have bred hundreds of different …

Pets

Why Fly All The Way to Iceland? Colorado Has Some of the Best Hot Springs Around

Iceland is one of the world’s great tourism success stories, having tripled its amount of visitors in under ten years. With a population of just 334,000, this tiny island nation attracts a staggering 1.8 million travelers annually, and almost half of those visitors will take a dip in the infamous …

Ralph Lauren

Silicon Valley is so expensive that even Facebook and Apple employees can't afford to live near the office

Silicon Valley's housing market is so bleak that even tech workers are struggling to buy homes.<p>A new report from Open Listings reveals that software engineers at five major Bay Area tech companies would need to spend over 28% of their salary to pay a monthly mortgage nearby.<p>Open Listings, an online …

Silicon Valley

The American midwest is quickly becoming a blue-collar version of Silicon Valley

The economic engine of Silicon Valley seems to have driven right by the midwest. America’s urban coastal cities have enjoyed an explosion in their technology sectors. New York’s Silicon Alley and Boston’s biotech corridor are world-class incubators of talent and startups. Austin (Texas), Seattle …

Venture Capital

Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download later

Moleskine has valiantly tried to bridge the divide between analog writing and digital files for years. The company released its Smart Writing Set in 2016 as a $200 holistic solution of pen, proprietary smart paper and app that instantly sent whatever you wrote or drew over to your paired device -- …

Productivity

Watch every Alpine skiing gold medal from the 2018 Winter Olympics

Marcel Hirscher was the only Alpine skier to win multiple gold medals in PyeongChang. The Austrian clocked the fastest time in both giant slalom and …

Skiing

Can you outwit a hacker?

Sifting through your email messages to sort the legitimate from the malicious can require an overwhelming amount of time and energy. Busy IT departments may not have the scope and bandwidth to scrutinize a company’s entire email traffic. Yet, the infiltration of even one malicious email has the …

Cybersecurity

WATCH: Best Alpine skiing moments from the 2018 Winter Olympics

From Lindsey Vonn’s final Olympic medal to a snowboarder winning an Alpine skiing race, check out the best moments from the 2018 Winter Olympics …

Skiing

The FCC’s Repeal Of Net Neutrality Is Causing Unprecedented Spikes In VPN Usage

In December 2017, the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality, giving the world wide web back to Internet Service Providers. …

Net Neutrality

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

What America is getting wrong about three important words in the Second Amendment

On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives.<p>The town hall was remarkable in many …

Guns

Are you Obnoxious and Don't Know it? Here's What a Harvard Study Says

If you want to get ahead in business and life, just make sure you don't behave this way.<p>If you want to get ahead in business and life, inquisitiveness is an essential character trait.<p>Think about the last time someone asked you good questions about your life to get to know you better. Chances are, …

Leadership

Let Mikaela Shiffrin Show You How to Ski Like an Olympic Champion With A Mop in Her Kitchen

Mikaela Shiffrin is the best women’s skier in the world, a designation she strengthened with her gold and silver medals at the 2018 Winter Olympic …

Mikaela Shiffrin

AT&T didn’t waste any time abandoning net neutrality

The body isn’t even cold yet, but AT&T is wasting no time in rolling out new “features” that fly in the face of net neutrality. The company has …

Net Neutrality

An Intro to ‘Skimo’ and Why It’s Becoming So Popular | Adventure Sports Network

<i>All Photos: Courtesy of Ram Mikulas, USSMA</i><p>Skimo (short for “ski mountaineering”), is the sport of ascending a mountain or course on "skinned" skis …

Skiing

A Job Application Steve Jobs Handwrote in 1973 Is Full of Errors and Will Be Up for Auction

The auction house estimates it will sell for more than $50,000.<p>2 min read<p>Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs famously dropped out of college and went on to build one of the most successful and iconic companies in history. But before his entrepreneurial days, Jobs was a kid in need of some extra …

Steve Jobs

Dropbox saved almost $75 million over two years by building its own tech infrastructure

After making the decision to roll its own infrastructure and reduce its dependence on Amazon Web Services, Dropbox reduced its operating costs by …

Amazon Web Services

Dropbox will be the first-ever startup from Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator to go public

On Friday, file hosting service Dropbox filed its S-1, making it the first Y Combinator company to ever file for an IPO.<p>While the Silicon Valley-based incubator has overseen the development of several successful companies like, Airbnb, Docker, and Instacart, Dropbox will be the first within the Y …

Silicon Valley

REI Hit Record-Setting Revenue By Shutting Its Doors on Black Friday. Here's Why Its People-First Moves Pay Off.

When it comes to business and marketing decisions, the outdoor retailer leads from the gut--with stunning results.<p>You don't have to be an avid camper or climber to see that REI has made some pretty savvy marketing moves lately. The outdoor retail giant has been taking strategic chances, and it's …

Marketing

Shiffrin jokes about whether Vonn's Olympic career is over

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin is not quite convinced Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career is done.<p>"Whenever I hear anybody say something about this," Shiffrin said Friday, "it's like, 'most likely,' 'probably,' 'maybe,' 'we'll see,' 'not sure.' I'm like, 'Knowing Lindsey, I don't …

Skiing

Man Studied Google Maps, Apple Maps and Waze for an Entire Year to Determine Which Is the Best

There are many ways to get from point A to point B, but which app truly gives you the best route?<p>Most people have their preferred popular navigation …

Maps

New Research Says You Will Need This 1 Rare Management Skill to Be Successful

As the new poster boy for "Managing Compassionately," LinkedIns Jeff Weiner has just raised the bar for leaders everywhere.<p>Conventional management thinking demands that standard work traits that drive results -- things like persistence, sacrifice, grit, resilience -- are what most bottom-line …

Leadership

Everything Americans know about science in seven graphs

See how the country stacked up in a recent National Science Foundation quiz.<p>Every two years, a couple thousand lucky Americans get to take a science quiz. The National Science Foundation surveys the representative sample to see how much they (and, by extension, we) all understand about science and …

Science

How to see everything your kids are doing online!

If you're not already concerned with what your kids or grandkids are doing online, who they are interacting with can be even more frightening. As a …

Kids