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How Anthony Bourdain Changed Travel

Want to Avoid Hiring People You Can't Trust Later? Ask These 5 Powerful Interview Questions

Warren Buffett famously said that you should interview for intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they don't have the last one, don't bother.<p>Are you a hiring manager or a person who conducts interviews as part of your job? Well, if you're not employing the science of behavioral interviewing in …

Reviewed: Vertical Groove Driver

Vertical Groove Golf is the first company to bring to market a golf club with vertical groove technology on the face of the club that conforms with …

Golf

14 Reasons They’re Lucky To Date A Golfer

Golfers who take their game seriously have numerous characteristics that translate well into relationships. Here are a few of our favourite reasons …

Splitboarding in Australia's little known Snowy Mountains

It was 5.30am when my alarm woke me. Outside, the temperature was hovering just above -5°C. I poked my head out of the sleeping bag. “Guys, you’ve …

Nike TW 17 Tiger Woods Golf Shoe

Tiger Woods To Return To Golf With New Signature Model<p>November 28, 2016 by Patrick Johnson<p>3.45 / 5 <i>20 VOTES</i><p>Tiger Woods might not be the dominant force …

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 Casting Calls: Alexina Graham

SI Swimsuit 2017 casting calls are under way, and we're already totally smitten by the beautiful babes coming through our office.<p>As we sift through …

Giclee Print of Original Abstract Oil Painting Bold Art Abstract Made To Order Large Fine Art Print Copper Gift for Men and Gift for Women

This is a FINE ART GICLEE PRINT<p>#PRT1069<p>Title: Stormy Collection<p>Shades of Black, Gray, Copper and White<p>Each piece is signed and dated by the artist<p>The drop down menu on the upper left of the listing shows a variety of sizes and materials available.<p>You may choose Fine Art Paper, Canvas, or Metallic …

Leather Versus Textile Motorcycle Gear

In the beginning, there was gravity, two wheels and an engine. Motorcycling was born and motorcyclists wore whatever was on hand—long coats, dusters, …

Rio Olympics 2016: Golf struggles to find Olympic spirit | Financial Times

Organisers of the Olympic Games golf tournament have spent weeks fretting about how to prevent local wildlife stopping play.<p>The course on the …

Can You Be Sued In China? What Chinese Court Filing Reforms Mean For Business

Many foreign companies doing business in China do not think about their litigation strategy–until it’s too late. The smart companies, however, are already aware that 2015 court filing reforms mean that it is easier than ever for people (and companies) in China to file lawsuits and that foreign …

Is This The Recipe For Starbucks' Continued Success In China?

Few Western companies have mastered China better than Starbucks. The coffee chain has grown at a rampant pace since opening their first store in the country in 1999, and now boasts 1,900 locations in 99 Chinese cities. Even after 17 years in the country their momentum continues growing, and …

Bragi Dash review: The smartest earbuds on the planet

Since I started at <i>Engadget</i>, it's been my life's mission (possible exaggeration) to reduce the number of gadgets I carry when I run. At one point, getting ready for a workout was something of a memory test. Where's my heart-rate strap? Did I charge my MP3 player overnight? Where's the foot-pod …

Review: Truly Wireless Headphones Arrive, But With a Few Strings Attached

Bragi Dash and Earin earbuds may usher in an era of ‘hearable’ computers, but they’re also works in progress<p>One of the gadget industry’s little white lies is “wireless” headphones. Sure, you can buy Bluetooth over-the-air earbuds, but they still tether your left and right ears like a jump rope. Go …

Consumer Tech

5 Rules for Closing the Deal With Investors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How much capital do you really need to get your company up and running with money left over to operate? Answering that question is one reason a solid business plan is so important. If you raise too little, you risk running out of money …

Investing

GoDaddy Billionaire Bob Parsons' 7 Tips For Entrepreneurs

Domain name registrar and Web-hosting firm GoDaddy was founded by businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons in 1997. The colorful entrepreneur sold the majority of the firm to private equity investors in 2011 and stepped down as executive chairman in June 2014. The company went public on April …

Entrepreneurship

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Top executives reveal their chief complaints about the email they receive.<p>How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we …

Data-Mining the 2015 Marathon Season

Last weekend’s Berlin Marathon was the start of the fall marathon season, with some 40,000 participants taking to the streets of Germany’s capital for the fast 26.2-mile-race. Eliud Kipchoge easily won the men’s division in a personal best of 2:04:00, despite having to traverse the second half of …

What Gear Do I Need for an Overland Motorcycle Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>This summer, my friend Saylor Flett and his girlfriend, Leslie Pace, bought a used BMW Dakar 650 and spent six weeks riding the rig 2,100 miles from Quincy, California, to McCarthy, Alaska. They lived in comfort the entire time thanks to smart organization, detailed planning, and these seven …

7 lessons from entrepreneurs who kept jobs while starting businesses

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Michelle Goodman, Entrepreneur<p>Keeping …

America's 100 Greatest Courses Shake-up

What's the old saying? The more things change, the more they seem the same? That's not the precise language, but it should be, at least as it relates to Golf Digest's biennial survey of America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses for 2015-'16. The country's oldest and most respected course ranking will …

Golf

11 Style Details You Might Be Getting Wrong

Cut out these simple errors to take your look to the next level.<p>1. Don't Ignore Your Shirt Collar (See Above)<p>It's great to make do and repair your clothes, but only to a point. Your work shirt from summer 2008 may look white from the outside but be sure to inspect the inside of your collar for …

Richard Branson: How to get your business in the spotlight

World's first truly wireless headphones unveiled

Japanese electronics company Onkyo has announced the W800BT headphones, claiming they are the first with earbuds not connected by wires<p>The world’s first “true wireless” in-ear headphones have been unveiled at the IFA technology show in Berlin, by Japanese consumer electronics manufacturer …

Thailand Suffers As Military Plans To Extend Control: Junta Delivers Oppression, Not Happiness

Thailand long has been the land of smiles, a friendly, informal place equally hospitable to backpackers and businessmen. But politics has gotten ugly in recent years. Now a cartoonish dictator out of a Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera runs a not-so funny junta which jails opponents and suppresses …

Jamstik+ review: Not quite a guitar replacement, but a great tool for beginners

When I was growing up, my mom would put me in a variety of classes: ballet, piano, swimming. After a semester of each course, I would get bored and move on to something new. The varied curiosity was fun at the time, but eventually it led to my lack of skills in any one outlet.<p>I didn’t realize how …

Guitar

The Most Interesting Part of Pizza Delivery Is the Story Behind the Box

The pizza box is iconic, an essential part of any worthwhile take-out experience. Meet the woman who designs most of the pizza boxes you know and love.<p>With a knock on the door and a box in your hands, you know your pizza's arrived. The pizza box has been keeping it safe for a half hour or more, …

Running with Apple Watch, a beginner’s guide

If you bought an Apple Watch hoping it would help you get fit, but you haven’t been on your first run yet, maybe you need of a little more encouragement. So here’s some advice from a reformed couch potato.<p>The first workout is the hardest. It gets progressively easier and more rewarding from there. …