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The new class of skyscrapers that will forever change the Chicago skyline

Chicago is soaring to new heights<p>As the birthplace of the skyscraper and home to one of the world’s greatest skylines, Chicago is reinventing itself with new batch of very tall, high profile towers.<p>While Chicago hasn’t completed an 800-footer since 2010, that’s about to change and in a big way. …

Skyscrapers

4 U.S. regions quickly becoming major tech hubs

"The next Silicon Valley" may seem like the name of a reality television series.<p>In all seriousness, the competition to claim the title of America's …

Silicon Valley

Can cities be too successful?

In London, the Mayor boasts: “London is to the billionaire as the jungles of Sumatra are to the orangutans. It is their natural habitat.” Meanwhile, …

Housing

18 things every modern gentleman should have in his closet

But do you have the right pieces? The essentials? The pieces no wardrobe should be without?<p>It's probably time to take stock of your wardrobe to make sure.<p>Don't get caught in the rain without a raincoat (literally).

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Online Life

The 10 most popular American cities to visit this summer

Hamilton Pool is a popular summer stop in Austin, thanks to its 50 foot waterfall.Flickr/KnowsphotosAmerican Express Travel recently released its list of the top 10 most popular cities to visit this summer in the United States.<p>To make this list, the travel company looked at the top destinations …

Panorama Trail in Yosemite National Park

Panorama Trail is a nearly 10-mile long point-to-point hike from the top to the bottom of Yosemite Valley. Starting at <b>Glacier Point</b> and ending at …

Free Things to Do in Chicago

It's no wonder Frank Sinatra paid tribute to Chicago in his ubiquitous song "My Kind of Town." The city has plenty of what he called razzmatazz, from legendary stories about Al "Scarface" Capone to groundbreaking architecture to a vibrant soul and jazz scene. Here's a list of free, year-round art, …

15 Hot Mexico City Startups to Look Out For In 2015

Each year, many entrepreneurs make the decision to start up a new business venture, and many overwhelmingly choose to establish their venture in Mexico City.<p>Each year, many entrepreneurs make the decision to start up a new business venture, and many overwhelmingly choose to establish their venture …

Cevennes National Park, France

<b>Name:</b> Cevennes National Park <b><br>Location:</b> France <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1970 <b><br>Size:</b> 353 square miles (913 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Peaks to Plains</b> In Cevennes National Park low mountains flow smoothly onto the plains of Languedoc, creating a patchwork of rocky heights, grasslands, forests, and farms. …

National Parks

The world's best luxury boot camps

At these wellness retreats, the staff will kick your butt – and then spoil you silly.<p>Pure Kauai, Hawaii, USA<p>Woman on a mountain top looking out to the ocean surrounding Kauai, Hawaii. Image by Chad Riley / OJO Images / Getty Images.<p>Use the island’s stunning nature as a gym – surf lessons, kayak …

Smart Entrepreneurs Use Resource Constraints to Win

Most entrepreneur that fail are quick to offer a litany of constraints that caused their demise -- not enough money, time, customers, or support from the right players. Ironically, as a startup investor and mentor, I have seen too many failures caused by just the opposite -- too much money spent …

5 'International' Flights for Americans Without a Passport

An immense diversity of climates and terrains are encompassed within the broad sweep of the United States of America: "from the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters," as Woody Guthrie sang back in the 1940s. But there's still a vast world to explore beyond the country's borders, a fact that can …

34 Unique Things to Do in Prague

From parks to pubs, tours to theaters, markets to music and more, we've got the insiders' scoop on the best Prague to-dos straight from those in the know. We asked over 30 influential locals to share their favorite things to do in the Czech Capital, meriting a list that (in our not-so-humble …

Part one: Domestic policy | Barack Obama: The Vox Conversation

<i>In his 2007 book</i> The Audacity of Hope<i>, then-Sen. Barack Obama laid</i> <i>out his theory of America's political and policy problems as it stood on the eve of his first presidential campaign. He worried, he said, about "the gap between the magnitude of our challenges and the smallness of our politics."</i><p><i>On</i> …

Obama needs to know that Merkel won't go weak on Ukraine

Differences of opinion about how to tackle Vladimir Putin's advances in Ukraine have strained relations between the US and Germany and France, with US hawks hovering<p>Barack Obama and Angela Merkel have had their differences over the years – from eavesdropping the German Chancellor’s phone calls to …

How To Make Infrastructure Sexy

Infrastructure is vital, but totally boring. One Chicago agency tries to spice things up with data viz.<p>Infrastructure is key to maintaining safe, efficient, people-friendly cities, but it’s not the most alluring topic. Road repairs and rail maintenance rarely command the same urgency as, say, …

This 10-Year-Old Entrepreneur Owes His Incredible Success to His Four-Legged Friend | Inc.com

Despite being 10 years old when first introducing his new business on <i>Shark Tank</i>, Ryan Kelly has been no stranger to entrepreneurship.<p>Ryan says he has always loved business, noting that "I had lemonade stands, sold Halloween candy on the bus--I even rented my sneakers to my brother once!"<p>However, it …

4 Niche Entrepreneurs Who Won Big By Thinking Really Small

These guys prove that success doesn’t always mean creating something everyone wants and dare you to think a little smaller.<p>The road to success as an entrepreneur is paved with passion. Without passion, most entrepreneurs wouldn’t pursue their ideas and wouldn’t have the energy to keep working …

8 Places With Always-Perfect Weather

<i>By Kelsie Ozamiz for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Think of all the things you'd talk about if you went to a place where weather was never the topic of conversation.<p>San Diego<p><b>San Diego</b><p>Let's get this one out of the way. San Diego is the textbook example of beautiful year-round climate. It's never too hot and …

Three-parent babies: an ethical boundary is being crossed

The new techniques may prevent babies being born with mitochondrial disease but they will not cure those who have been born already<p>Scientists, naturally, like to make advances in science and the fact of mitochondrial disease being passed on by parents to their children is clearly one which science …

7 Things You Need to Know as a Young Entrepreneur | Inc.com

I'm back from a snowy week in Luxembourg thanks to the US Embassy and a program that they have to train young entrepreneurs. I spent the week training young people who have great ideas and who realize that entrepreneurship can give them opportunities unlike any other career path.<p>These young people …

28 Reasons You Should Never Visit Paris

Totally blasé on this city.

France

Germany's worst nightmare has come true

The Germans never wanted the single currency in the first place - they knew what it would lead to<p>It’s Germany’s worst nightmare. Increasingly isolated, ganged up on, and even hated by much of southern Europe, it is fast losing the argument over the future of the euro.<p>Even the Governor of the Bank …

The 10 Most Popular New Businesses for Entrepreneurs to Start | Inc.com

Dreaming of starting a business and wondering what kind it should be? We can't answer that, but we can tell you the types of businesses other entrepreneurs are most interested in starting.<p>Every month, more than a million people visit Bplans and search among sample business plans for more than 500 …

Small Business

15 Successful Entrepreneurs Share The Most Important Lesson They Learned In Their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including billionaire "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.

8 Resources for Funding Mobile Healthcare and Fitness Startup

<i>Rahul Varshneya is the co-founder of</i> <i>Arkenea</i> <i>LLC</i><i>, a mobile app consultancy helping healthcare and fitness tracking startups in creating experience-rich mobile apps. Subscribe to his free email series on</i> <i>growth hacking mobile apps for distribution</i><i>.</i><p>The rise of popularity in health, medical and fitness …

Charles Koch: We're just getting started

Charles Koch on Saturday signaled to hundreds of donors, operatives and conservative leaders gathered in the California desert that the political operation he and his brother David created was just getting started.<p>“Americans have taken an important step in slowing down the march toward …