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Train collision in North Dakota sets oil cars ablaze - video

A train carrying crude oil in North Dakota has collided with another freighter, setting off a series of explosions that left at least 10 cars ablaze. It is the latest in a string of incidents that have raised alarm over growing oil-by-rail traffic. Local residents heard five powerful explosions a …

Andrew’s List: BEST of 2013

It’s been a grand year of great adventure, and though the clock is ticking the final seconds ’til 2014, I am glad for the chance to review all that we’ve been through in the past twelve months:<p>I opened 2013 on the streets of Edinburgh, exploring the land of my forefathers before leaping back across …

Travel

The Chinese village with the secret to long life

Tourists paying homage to Bama's centenarians are bringing in millions. But the Guangxi county's success may be its undoing<p>Her T-shirted charges trailing behind her, the young guide swept into Huang Puxin's home and flicked her tour flag towards the centenarian, who was waiting on the sofa beneath …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

The Power of Giving Back: How Community Involvement Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Companies that encourage community involvement distinguish themselves from their competitors, and see many benefits, including loyal customers and happier employees. According to a May 2013 study by Cone Communications and Echo Research, …

Employee Engagement

Scientists Confirm Three Potentially Habitable Planets Around A Nearby Star

<i>Astronomers from the European Space Observatory have confirmed that there are three potentially habitable worlds around the red dwarf Gliese 667C.</i><p>Scientists at the European Southern Observatory announced today that they’ve confirmed the existence of three planets existing in the habitable zone of …