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These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

Cool Xisi: Beijing's up-and-coming neighbourhood

Xisi (literally ‘West Four’) is a neighbourhood in western Beijing, so called for its four richly carved <i>paifang</i> (sign gates) that once straddled the crossroads at Xisi Dajie and Fuchengmennei Dajie. Sadly, the gates are gone (an ersatz version stands above the Xisi subway entrance), but the ‘hood …

This Is Where Spanish Girls Actually Go on Vacation

There's no doubt that the longer you spend in a country, the more you begin to appreciate the subtleties that only locals are attuned to. After all, …

Fulfill your need for speed with a gruelling mile breakdown

There’s no shortage when it comes to choosing a workout that promises to improve running ability. Want to run faster than before? There’s a sea of …

Swimming

McKinsey's State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017

• Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions.<br>• Artificial Intelligence (AI) investment has turned into a race for patents and intellectual property (IP) among the world’s leading tech …

Machine Learning

Runtopia Collections

A few years ago, a team of researchers combed through four decades of training studies to determine the most effective type of interval workout. The …

My husband and I are living off 35% of our income so we can retire before we’re 40

In the age of Silicon Valley, a lot of us dream of launching the next Warby Parker, Instagram, or Airbnb—a wildly successful business that will leave us financially set for life. But the game is kind of rigged.<p>Research says that, on the whole, entrepreneurs aren’t the fearless, high-achieving …

Retirement

This shoe brand would make the best gift for that person in your life who has a serious case of wanderlust

Picking the right footwear is a decision that will affect your overall life quality. If your feet aren’t properly supported they’ll cause your whole …

iPad math app comes with real human tutor

The fifth-grader who just last year was at least one grade behind in math is now a year ahead and helping his classmates. Sebastian Johnson’s grasp and meteoric understanding of math did not happen because of the tutor he met with twice each week.<p>It was, his father Fred said, because of an iPad app …

Mathematics

Six Winter Trips That Will Blow Your Mind

Ahead, the winter trips that will blow your mind.<p>Sleep at the ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Selfoss, Iceland<p>With its other-worldly landscapes and …

The only marathon training guide you’ll ever need

The only marathon training guide you’ll ever need<p>Vivek Muthuramalingam<p>Photo: Vivek Muthuramalingam<p>Marathon training guides are plentiful, but rarely …

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

How Big Data Is Disrupting Law Firms And The Legal Profession

The legal system generates a huge and ever-increasing amount of data. Each new case brought to court (and there are 350,000 in the US alone each year) increases the body of knowledge that a lawyer has to get to grips with to do their job. Judicial ruling, precedents and interpretations of …

Big Data

Reveal Your Abs with the Belly Fat Inferno

Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells for this 22-minute sweat session

Planning your perfect trip to the Amalfi Coast

South from chaotic and fascinating Naples, the vertiginous and craggy Amalfi Coast – and the three island outposts of Capri, Ischia and Procida – have been a magnet for visitors since Roman times.<p>Hemmed in by high mountains, the coastal towns of the Campania region are physically unspoilt, and they …

How Running Shoes Guru Uses Email Automation to Engage 20K+ Runners Worldwide

Ruggero Loda is passionate about running. Really, really passionate. So it irked him when he couldn’t find any high-quality online reviews that …

Marketing

The Blockchain Might Be The Next Disruptive Technology

Florian Graillot Contributor<p>Florian Graillot is a VC investor at AXA Strategic Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Bitcoin Might Be The Next Big Thing In The Remittance Market<p>To process a transaction, you need first to make sure the sender owns the asset he wants to transfer, and make sure he …

What will happen when we succeed in creating AI that’s smarter than we are?

<i>This post originally appeared at WaitButWhy.com.</i><p><i>We are on the edge of change comparable to the rise of human life on Earth.</i> — Vernor Vinge<p>What does it feel like to stand here?<p>It seems like a pretty intense place to be standing—but then you have to remember something about what it’s like to stand on …

Singularity

Before You Run: The Dynamic Warm-Up

A dynamic warm-up is one that challenges every part of your body that you use to run.<p>Your body is a machine—<i>your</i> machine—and there are lots of moving …

Workouts

Ten Tips For Your Best Marathon | Kinetic Revolution

<b>AUDIO VERSION: I also recorded an audio version of this article. Let me know if this is something you find useful!</b><p>For many of us, <b>marathon training</b> is …

Samujana Luxury Villas | Koh Samui Thailand

Samujana is an exclusive luxury accommodation in private residences in Koh Samui Island, Thailand. The spectacular villa estate has scooped a number …

When Will The Legal Vertical Be Disrupted?

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>The author of this post is the founder and CEO of Legal Mosaic, a strategic consulting firm and a regular contributor to Big Law</i> …

Innovation

Law Firms Push For High-End Work is Short Sighted

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>The author of this article is a professor at University of Tennessee College of Law and wrote the book, Glass Half Full: The Decline</i> …

Blockchain Technology Will Transform the Practice of Law

There is no shortage of articles written about the application of blockchain technology to the law. The majority of these articles, however, have …

The Key To Running Faster That Has Nothing To Do With Running

Time to put the pedal to the metal, jogging junkies.<p>If you're a runner working toward your next personal record, you might want to include some time on a stationary bike.<p>A new study published in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research suggests that doing 15 minutes or more of high-intensity …

Exercise