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The 23 Best Motivational Speeches of All Time

It was halftime during one of my 7th-grade football games. And we were losing 14 - 0. With our knees planted in the grass, my team was quietly …

The Best Prosecco to Drink This New Year's Eve

Not all Proseccos are created equal. The best among these light and gently fruity sparkling wines, which hail from Italy's Veneto region, are made by farmers and smaller family run estates who grow and select the best grapes by hand. Unfortunately, those aren't the bottles that you see most often …

Prosecco

10 Worst Movies of 2015

‘American Ultra’<p>Finally, a movie that answers the question: What if <i>The Bourne Identity</i> had been a steaming pile of garbage? Crossing the drabbest spy …

Comic Books

RANKED: The 10 best movies of 2015

I was there for all of it and have to admit that there was more good than bad.<p>With so much interesting filmmaking, it was tough to come up with just 10 favorites of the year, but here they are — along with a few others that deserve recognition.

Best space photographs of 2015

Analysts abandon BHP as share price sinks below $19

BHP Billiton's crumbling share price is under fresh pressure after JPMorgan downgraded its rating and share price target, saying the company will …

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Amazon is offering a year of unlimited cloud storage for just $5

Yet another spacious attic for all your digital detritus<p>There are plenty of options for keeping your digital media safe and easily accessible in the cloud. Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Yahoo all have services that will let you back up tons of old files. Amazon is a major player in providing cloud …

ASX gains as capex data revives rate cut hopes

Australian shares lifted as underwhelming capital expenditure data revived hopes for an RBA interest rate cut.<p>Shares overcame a flat overseas lead to …

5 Remote Destinations For The Unconventional Island Hopper

Now that it’s getting nippy, our first instinct is to flee. An island vacation beckons, and some obvious destinations come to mind first: the Caribbean, Mexico, or even good old Florida, if you’re staying stateside. But for those willing to think outside their native hemisphere, why not venture off …

$A heats up as RBA cools on rate cut

The Australian dollar jumped back towards one-month highs on Wednesday, shrugging off a new low in iron ore prices after the RBA governor told …

How to Get Browner, Crispier Roasted Vegetables

The trick to browner roasted vegetables that are anything but limp isn't a secret ingredient or special tool—it's time.<p>In Sarah's recent piece about the Maillard reaction (a.k.a. that scientific thing responsible for a good sear on a steak, crispy edges of roasted potatoes, and brown edges of fried …

15 Drone Photos That Leave Us Speechless

Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography competition and some of the submissions have been (very literally) over the top. This technology has already changed the way we capture our travels—providing new angles on everyday subjects. Here are 15 of our favorite …

8 TED Talks That Will Help You Get Through the Holidays

Are you prepared for the holidays? For traffic jams, holiday travel, potlucks, screaming kids, wrapping gifts, nosy family members? Take some to …

20 places everyone should visit in South America

Its countries are filled with stunning natural parks, bustling streets, and, of course, incredible food.<p>We've put together a collection of 21 sights to see and experiences to have in South America. From gazing at monumental statues to marveling at the world's highest waterfall, there are plenty of …

The 7 Least-Visited Islands?From Antigua and Burmuda to Montserrat

Caribbean islands are already readying themselves for their annual onslaught of winter visitors. And while certain destinations never fail to draw travelers in the hundreds of thousands, there remain a number of under-the-radar locales that offer everything from picturesque capitals to hikes in …

This NYC Subway Map Shows How Many Calories You Could Be Burning By Walking

We know life would be better if we’d get off our butts and walk more. But when??? This map shows the health opportunities hidden in plain sight by …

Walking

Meet David Harding, the man behind the models that beat the market

For a man who has built a $US30 billion hedge fund empire on the prowess of artificial intelligence, David Harding is as human as you can get.<p>The …

Australia is becoming the home of the battle-hardened start-up

"Silicon Valley doesn't even know where Australia is."<p>That's what Gordon Bell, a California-based computing industry legend who literally helped …

Startups

How oil can get back to triple digits by 2017

2015-11-23T18:00:23.000Z<p>By: Guest writer<p><i>With Goldman raising the spectre of a $20 crude price, here’s an alternative scenario from Ecstrat strategist</i> …

Oil

Broker Watch: Rio Tinto, Challenger, Decmil, Talga Resources

<b>Patersons has a "speculative buy" on Talga Resources</b> as it initiates coverage of the company that owns and operates graphite projects in Sweden. "Its …