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The 20 Greatest Driving Roads in the World

A great road challenges everyday notions. But most of all, it elicits a thrill. These 20 mythic highways inspire us to hit the road.<p>If you're gonna hit the road, hit some of the best roads on Earth.

Hiking

36 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Startups

Africa's Richest Man Aliko Dangote To Invest In Tanzanian Coal Mine

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has announced new plans to invest an undisclosed sum in the development of a major coal mine in Tanzania, even as he continues to expand his business interests across the continent.<p>According to Tanzania’s Guardian newspaper, Dangote revealed his plans last week …

Report: Pro Bono Now Prevalent in All Areas of Philanthropy

A new study from CECP finds that pro bono service has experienced an explosion of growth that is sweeping across Corporate America. As the fastest growing employee engagement program, pro bono service is now represented across every industry for the first time in the study of pro bono service. Half …

Existential Bummer

25 iPhone Apps That Could Change Your Life

There are too many silly apps to choose from, but these are actually super useful.

Travel Guide & Tips to India | India Tourism - CN Traveller

African Mogul Ashish J.Thakkar And Barclay's Vet Bob Diamond Raise $325 Million For New Venture

Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Ltd., a cash shell founded by 32 year-old Ugandan tycoon Ashish J. Thakkar and former Barclays Plc CEO Bob Diamond to invest in Africa, has raised $325 million in an initial public offering, according to a report by the New York Times.<p>Atlas Mara, which filed its prospectus on …

Justin Timberlake Michael Jackson Tribute at L.A. Concert

<b>JT</b> channeled a little <b>MJ</b> during his show in L.A. last night -- busting out one of Michael's greatest hits ... and the crowd went wild.<p>Timberlake …

24 Thanksgiving Green Bean Recipes That Are Actually Exciting

These green bean recipes just may steal the spotlight on Thanksgiving.<p>There's always room for a green bean casserole recipe at our Thanksgiving feast, but we wouldn't kick these alternate dishes off the table, either.

Cooking

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

The last great American prizefighter

<b>HE IS STANDING</b> in a jewelry store that caters to the top sliver of the top one percent, wearing nearly $3 million in platinum and diamonds around his …

Interview: Top Gear meets Taki Inoue, F1's worst-ever driver

“My helmet was totally squashed. Then I see the doctor. Usual procedure - they try to see my dick first, touching my balls.”<p>A long swig of beer.<p>“It’s …

International Road Trips

Best of Luxury Travel Guides

The Evolution of King James

LeBron explains how he transformed himself into a ruthlessly efficient scoring machine<p>Just a few months after his 28th birthday, LeBron James is on …

Lebron James

How To Get Out Of PRISM and Avoid NSA Spying

Admittedly, most people don’t seem to give a toss about PRISM one way or the other. But you should, and not just because certain groups claim that …

22 Crowdfunding Sites (and How To Choose Yours!)

It's not just Kickstarter anymore. Here's a road map.<p>Crowdfunding used to be pretty simple. Artists, inventors, and filmmakers posted their ideas, and funders chipped in a few bucks to make something happen. Kickstarter, the site that triggered the crowdfunding movement, was the cornerstone. In …

Crowd Funding

Talking Dotcom

<b>Interviews with Kim Dotcom, his lawyer Ira Rothken and Eric Goldman</b> <br>by Gordon Campbell<p>Accidentally or otherwise, the laws on intellectual property …

RT @marceltiemann: Finish...! Amazing journey in time, way we traveled and much more! Yes, I would do it again! Thanks to #Mercedes http://t.co/3iyVsVKYkP

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14 Taco Recipes We Love for Your Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

Gallery14 Taco Recipes We Love for Your Cinco De Mayo Fiesta<p>With Cinco de Mayo coming up, we collected all of our favorite taco recipes. Everything from carnitas and barbacoa to vegetarian fillings like charred asparagus and butternut squash. And we couldn't forget the breakfast taco. Check out all …

Spice Up Your Cooking With Za'atar: 9 Recipes to Make Now

After visiting a za'atar farm in Lebanon and bringing home a couple bags of the tangy, herbaceous spice blend, I'm inspired to start using it more in …

It's Time to Reconsider U.S. Policies That Create Terrorists

There is one change that the United States could make in response to the terrorism threat that is never discussed. That is to consider the part U.S. policies have played in creating and sustaining it.<p>I understand that we are not supposed to say this, as if discussing why we are hated justifies the …

'I Have No Idea What Your Company Does!' Five Steps To Clearly Explain Your Startup Idea

A key skill for any entrepreneur is to be able to effectively explain his or her idea to others. Even if you aren’t trying to find investors, you will need to explain your idea to potential customers, employees, mentors, strategic partners, etc., in a way they will understand. And you never want to …

The Smiling Assassin

Sebastian Vettel<br>© James Moy Photography<p>Yep, you guessed it. It’s another opinion on the fallout from the Malaysian Grand Prix. I’ll be honest, I …

A little background on team orders

Motor racing is both a team sport and a sport for individuals. There are, in consequence, two World Championships: one for the drivers and one for …