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30 of Vietnam's most beautiful places

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thanks in part to its serpentine shape and lengthy coastline, Vietnam is home to wildly diverse landscapes.<p>Traveling around the Southeast Asian country, you'll be surrounded by photogenic scenery -- from lush rice terraces in northern Sapa to the white sandy beaches of Phu Quoc.<p>Vietnam's …

Vietnam

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

The hot new Nest Thermostat E is finally in stock on Amazon

The brand new Nest Thermostat E could very well be the best bargain in the smart home market. For just $169, you get all of the features that make …

Tech Trends

How Italian women used words to fight the Nazis

When the sun set over Turin, Italy, the city’s clandestine network of printing presses roared to life with a group of female partisans at the controls.<p>I chained up my rusty red bicycle and stepped into the courtyard of the former Conceria Fiori tannery, where the chairs and tables of a beer garden, …

Italy

5 Life-Changing Experiences in Vietnam

Visiting Vietnam is an unforgettable experience in and of itself. Throw in some breathtaking natural beauty, fascinating local culture, warm […]5 …

Vietnam

Dramatically improve iOS dictation using Google’s Gboard

Google’s Gboard has been a great alternative iOS keyboard since its launch, and the latest update makes it even better. Now you can use it to dictate your messages, which will save you a load of time once you get in the habit.<p>In my opinion, Google has Siri licked when it comes to voice recognition, …

Gboard

These are Amazon’s picks for best books this August

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for something to keep you occupied before bed or on your commute to work this August, we suggest checking out …

Books

This year’s Libertarian ticket has remarkable political experience. Now will it matter?

This past weekend, the Libertarian Party nominated the most politically experienced minor party presidential ticket in recent history. Its presidential nominee, Gary Johnson, served two terms as New Mexico’s governor, and in 2012 became the first former governor to run on a minor party or …

Government

Social Security Benefits Will Be Cut In 2017

No matter who wins the White House in 2016, there's no getting around it: Social Security benefits will be cut starting in 2017. A 1983 pact between …

Retirement

The Forbes 2015 Retirement Guide

What’s in your retirement playbook? Whether you’re planning to work forever or kick back on a foreign beach, this special guide has advice for you. First, we show you the money—namely, how to invest a rollover IRA to maximize your chances of solid growth, at a minimal cost in fees. If working past …

Retirement

Get Perspective

Inside Flipboard / June 23, 2014<p>In 1981, Michael Bloomberg was a recently laid-off investment banker—with $10 million dollars in severance. Instead …

The Story of a $17 Million $24 Million Watch

<b>Update:</b> According to Forbes, the Henry Graves Supercomplication shattered expectations, selling for $24 million at auction, which is $7 million more than its most recent appraisal.<p><b>We love watches at Esquire,</b> and we love to marvel at the rarest and most expensive ones around. But this pocket watch, …

Fine Art

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365

The Week in Review: Nelson Mandela, RIP

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>As just about everyone knows by now, Nelson Mandela, the prominent politician and leader who led South Africa out …

Murder, Mayhem, and Mishaps: Inside Weegee’s New York (PHOTOS)

The peripatetic freelance photographer Arthur Fellig (1899-1968), nicknamed Weegee for his seemingly paranormal ability to turn up at the scene of a …

Google Street View can now take you on a tour inside a naval submarine

Ever wonder what it's like to wander the narrow corridors of a 50-year-old Oberon-class British submarine? Well, you can now embark on a digital tour of the HMS Ocelot via Street View, which has become the first submersible to be fully documented by Google. Even without its backpack-worn trekker …

The 10 greatest World Series program covers

One of the annual rites of the American autumn is the release of the World Series program, and over these past 11 decades there have been some great …

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>With their last club residency in Hamburg’s boozed-up Reeperbahn district less than a year in the past, the Beatles were still one kickass bar …

What Lies Beneath

Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Penetrating this centuries-old underworld of caverns, squatters, and unmarked doors, William Langewiesche follows …

Jerry Garcia: 1942-1995

On Aug. 9, 1995, Jerry Garcia died in his sleep. He leaves behind a legacy of wondrous creations.<p>He was the unlikeliest of pop stars and the most …

San Francisco

Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

European Travel

The HistoMap – Four thousand years of world history

34 Courses That Every Golfer Must Play

We've created the ultimate bucket list for golfers.<p>Some of these golf courses are famous for their rich history, while others offer breathtaking views and unique locations.<p>From Scotland's historic Muirfield to the Dominican Republic's challenging Teeth of the Dog, here are the golf courses every …

Golf

The 5 Best Tour de France Moments

To celebrate the tour's 100th edition, we picked the race's five most iconic moments.<p>Above: Maurice Garin (right) poses after winning the first Tour de France in 1903. (He was stripped of the title a year later for cheating.)<p>1958: The Comeback<p>During the final stage in the Alps, some 15 minutes down …

Road Cycling

In the Line of Wildfire

I roll out of my sleeping bag at 5 a.m., waking to the smell of dry grass and woodsmoke. I spent last night in the open, camped on rodeo grounds in the tiny Northern California town of Stonyford. Flames are visible on a ridge half a mile away. Time to go to work.<p>It’s July 12, 2012, and I’m about to …

Tahoe

The Japan Air Lines miracle water landing of 1968 (reprinted)

<i>Ed. note: Today’s crash of a Boeing 777 likely reminded Bay Area residents of a similar 1968 incident, where a DC-8 fell short of the runway (with far less tragic results). My Chronicle colleagues have already compiled a list of major SFO crashes. Below is the story of the Shiga, the Japan Air</i> …

Best US Coastal Hikes: Escape The City Hiking 10 Of America's Best Seaside Trails (PHOTOS)

Looking to escape the city this summer? Get away from the urban grind and enjoy some of the stress-relieving benefits of nature with a relaxing weekend trip exploring some of the country's most scenic coastal destinations by foot.<p>Ranging in length and difficulty level from one-mile walks around the …