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War Tourists Flock to Syria’s Front Lines

Syria’s conflict is drawing a motley crew of adventure-seekers and adrenaline with murky motivations—and little experience with surviving in war …

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26 Truly Thrilling Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to accessorize for soup season.

Meet The 17-Year-Old Trader Who Knows Global Macro Markets Like A Veteran

These days he's passionate about global macro trading and he's garnering attention in the space from more seasoned macro traders.<p>"The breadth and depth of Julian's market knowledge is that of a seasoned macro trader. The young man is very impressive," one New York-based macro trader commented.<p>You …

Top 5 Dangers That Remain After the Financial Collapse, Lessons Learned

On the fifth anniversary of Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy filing, which many say catalyzed the financial collapse that began in 2008, five experts …

47 Football-Viewing Snacks to Eat While Yelling at the TV

Wings, quesadillas, pizza, brownies, cookies, fried chicken, subs, tacos... You name it, we got it.<p>Football season is snack season, and finger food is the name of the game (unless it's chili, duh). Here's our amped-up versions of the classic football season favorites.

What If Quentin Tarantino Wrote Classic Disney Movies for Samuel L. Jackson?

25 Most Slammin' NBA Kicks Ever

Legacies in the NBA are defined mostly by on-court production, but the stylish off-court aspect can't be ignored. Since Michael Jordan revolutionized the sneaker game with the launch of Jordan Brand, players have been rolling out unique looks, many of which have piqued consumer interest.<p>There was a …

Avoid These 3 Business Errors (They Weaken The Strongest Brands)

In business, every move you make speaks volumes about your brand. At its core, a brand is a promise. Never let customers lose trust in that promise.<p>During my career so far, I’ve seen people repeat the same counter-productive business moves. These mistakes give your competition a leg up and make you …

How to back up your Android phone

Android doesn't offer a native backup service, so it's easy to ignore the need to do so. But don't wait until it's too late to start thinking about backing up your phone. Many of us rely on our phone cameras to snap day-to-day photos of our lives and save text messages to have some of the most …

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Everyone In The Tech And TV Industries Is Passing Around This Speech By Kevin Spacey

Everyone in the tech industry is passing around this video of Kevin Spacey talking about how Netflix (and other tech companies) will blow up the traditional TV industry.<p>In an edited version of Spacey's speech below, he touches on how Netflix, which has produced a handful of excellent original …

The Signs Are Hilarious At Switzerland's New 'Drive-In Brothel'

Zurich's new drive-in brothels opened earlier this week and they already raised a few eyebrows.<p>Across Europe there does seem to be a growing trend for sex drive-ins, however, with a widespread belief that it gets prostitution off the streets and into a safer environment, with similar schemes in …

Taser stock on a stunning tear

Taser International may be most well-known for its namesake stun gun. But Taser's stock has surged more than 30% in the past two weeks as investors bet that demand for the company's Axon wearable video cameras will soar.<p>Shares of Taser (TASR) really started to take off after a federal judge's …

College Student Put His Life Savings Into Tesla, Made A Killing

A year later, he's glad he ignored their warnings.<p>The 22-year-old student at the University of California, Berkeley invested $30,000 into Tesla stock a year ago and has parlayed it into an investment worth approximately $250,000 today.<p>"I was always preaching to my friends, 'Tesla's gonna be huge' …

This Week, Investors Pulled The Most Money Out Of The US Stock Market In Five Years

This week, the trend of outflows from U.S. equity funds not only continued, but accelerated to the fastest pace of withdrawals in five years, as the chart at right from BofA Merrill Lynch chief investment strategist Michael Hartnett illustrates.<p>On a global scale, equity funds saw $12.3 billion in …

GOLDMAN: Here Are 24 Stocks That Hedge Funds Are Shorting Like Crazy

Some think this is just a mild pullback in an ongoing bull market.<p>Others think this is the beginning of a big sell-off.<p>In Goldman Sachs' new "Hedge Fund Trend Monitor" report, Amanda Schneider lists out the 50 favorite short positions of the 708 hedged funds that the firm follows.<p>"The [Very …

The 12 Best-Looking Apps On Android

For some reason, Android just can't seem to shake its reputation for having worse apps than iOS.<p>While the iPhone got a jump-start on app development by opening the doors to developers in 2008, Android app makers have done an amazing job at playing catch-up.<p>From tracking your heart rate when you …

Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

Founders Who Can't Handle A Full Cup Of Coffee Want Everyone To Start Spraying On Caffeine Instead

Ben Yu and Devon Soni have launched a campaign on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo for a product called Sprayable Energy. It's an unscented, colorless formula that can be sprayed on skin, kind of like sunless tanner. It contains water, a derivative of the amino acid tyrosine, and caffeine.<p>Four …

17 Underrated Apps You Need To Know About

With that huge number in mind, it's easy to understand why some apps slip through the cracks.<p>We rounded up some of our favorite but underrated apps that you should definitely know about and use.

Botswana: From sleepy backwater to global diamond hub

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1001000/1001306_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524745095_0698e3010753ea405c7a7d367efd59ae<p><b>A sleepy African city is rapidly being turned into a major global trading centre.</b><p>After decades of just mining rough diamonds, Botswana's capital …

Bitcoin now 'unit of account' in Germany

Germany's ministry of finance has formally recognised the digital currency Bitcoin as a "unit of account" which can be used for private transactions – meaning that the ministry will now be able to tax users or creators of the four-year-old virtual money.<p>However, companies wanting to use it for …

Swedish women don headscarves after assault on Muslim

<b>Swedish women have been posting photos of themselves in traditional Muslim headscarves in solidarity with a woman attacked apparently for wearing a veil.</b><p>Among the protesters from various faiths were politicians and TV hosts.<p>The "hijab outcry" campaigners urged the government to "ensure that Swedish …

India edges toward crisis as rupee plunges

The rupee is trading at record lows and stocks have lost 10% in a month, even as the Indian government insists the country's faltering economy is not in crisis.<p>The slide that has rocked Indian markets accelerated Monday, with the rupee hitting a new record low against the dollar. The Mumbai Sensex, …

We Remember Kobe Bryant's Dunk on Yao Ming in 2003

In one of the most talked-about dunks of his career, Kobe Bryant threw down a massive dunk over Rockets center Yao Ming during a 2003 game.<p>Watch as Bryant dribbles around a screen from Rick Fox and puts Yao on a poster.<p>Bryant scored 52 points as the Lakers won the game 106-99 in double overtime.

Orecchiette with Squash, Chiles, and Hazelnuts

4 Servings<p>There are two hits of chile in this dish. It’s used early on to infuse the oil, where it mellows. The sprinkle added at the end is more “precocious,” says chef Philip Krajeck, Rolf and Daughters, Nashville. “It’s not in every bite, but when it hits you, it makes a big impact.”<p>September …

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The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

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What The Great Chinese Debt Unwind Means For 13 Emerging Markets

But positive July figures have not fully allayed investor fears that the Chinese economy will continue to decelerate.

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants