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The 6 Settings to Change as Soon as You've Set Up Your New Phone

Congratulations! You’ve got yourself a shiny new smartphone, you’ve worked your way through the initial setup and login process, and you’re ready to …

Apps

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

Ho Chi Minh City

This Classic Quote From Steve Jobs About Hiring Employees Describes What Great Leadership Looks Like | Inc.com

Steve Jobs may have had an enormous ego as the head of Apple, but he understood his place in the information age when he famously quipped,<p>It doesn't make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.<p>Genius and profound. Your best move is …

Leadership

Climbers Hayden Kennedy and Inge Perkins Die

On Saturday, October 7, 27-year-old alpinist Hayden Kennedy was skiing with his girlfriend, Inge Perkins, 23, on Imp Peak south of Bozeman, Montana. The pair triggered a slide that buried and killed Perkins. Kennedy survived the slide, but returned home and took his own life.<p>Perkins had a beacon, …

Climbing
Cape Town

There's a region near the top of the world's tallest mountains called the 'death zone' — here's a first-hand account of what it's like

Vanessa O'Brien is an expert mountaineer. She is the fastest woman to climb the highest peak on every continent and the first American and British woman to climb K2, the second-highest mountain in the world.<p>She stopped by Business Insider to talk to about what it felt to be in the "Death Zone", a …

Mountaineering

5 Classic Novels Everyone Should Read

One simple truth about life is that everyone has a reading lane. Whether it’s romance novels, or books about troubled former Navy SEALs racing …

Literature

Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail with a Hammock

I finished my thru hike this year, starting at Springer Mountain on March 12th and summiting Katahdin on August 30th. Before that, I had exactly one …

Backpacking

The Secret to Brewing Good Coffee Outside

I love having my daily cup of coffee — for the caffeine, but also for the ritual involved. That's why, when I set off on a two-week bike trip at the …

Coffee

Camping and Backpacking Tarps: An Essential Guide

Tarp camping can offer the outdoor adventurer an altogether different take on a night in the wild and rewards the camper with a host of lovely …

Backpacking

Learn how to plan and outline your novel in less than 3 hours

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

The iPhone Didn't Emerge From Nothing. Here's What Came Before It

On January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs stood on the MacWorld stage in his jeans and a black turtleneck. “Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes …

The secret to Steve Jobs' and Elon Musk's success, according to a former Apple and Tesla executive

George Blankenship knows a thing or two about innovative companies.<p>Now an independent consultant, Blankenship was previously a vice president at Tesla Motors from 2010 to 2013, and a vice president of real estate at Apple, working closely alongside Steve Jobs to launch the first 165 Apple Stores …

Tesla

Google Drive Now Plays Nice With Apple’s Files and iCloud Drive App

Google Drive for iOS 11 has been updated to play nice with Apple’s Files and iCloud Drive apps on the iPhone and iPad. Previously, the app played the …

A Thru-Hike for Everyone: 5 Trails Under 200 Miles

Recent books and movies have inspired countless hikers and potential hikers to dream about thru-hiking one of the “big three” of America’s long …

Hiking

7 Hiking Gadgets That Will Make Your Weekend Awesome

While everyone is wrapped up in the new iPhone, it’s important to remember that hiking tech is advancing just as fast as everything else. Whether …

Gear & Gadgets

One of world's largest marine parks created off coast of Easter Island

Rapa Nui protection area, about same size as Chilean mainland, will protect up to 142 species, including 27 threatened with extinction<p>One of the world’s largest marine protection areas has been created off the coast of Easter Island.<p>The 740,000 sq km Rapa Nui marine park is roughly the size of the …

Conservation

Google Wants You to Know What Data It Has On You

Google has changed Google Dashboard, the increasingly important privacy tool that shows users everything the search engine giant knows about you.<p>The …

Exports

Russia Is All In: the New Trans-Siberian Railway May Actually Happen

Railroads

Conserve elephants. They hold a scientific mirror up to humans

THE symbol of the World Wide Fund for Nature is a giant panda. The panda’s black-and-white pelage certainly makes for a striking logo. But, though …

Wildlife

50 Day Hikes to See the Best of America's Natural Wonders

A state-by-state guide to hikes that promise jaw-dropping vistas, stunning waterfalls, and just-challenging-enough terrain.<p><i>This story originally</i> …

Hiking

Pope Francis Shifts Power From Rome With ‘Hugely Important’ Liturgical Reform

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis, who has used his absolute authority in the Vatican to decentralize power from Rome, made a widespread change Saturday to the ways, and words, in which Roman Catholics worship by amending Vatican law to give national bishop conferences greater authority in translating …

Vatican

The choc of the new

After centuries of exporting its finest cacao beans, Ecuador has produced a new generation of chocolatiers that is turning them into first-rate …

Ice Cream

Epic Trails Across the Globe

Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

30 Awesome Photography Links That Go Well With a Coffee and Comfee Couch :)

We've had another terrific week of photographs and articles posted online by some of the best writers and artists working today, and here we find …

Photography

How to stop your iCloud and Apple ID getting hacked

If you have a lame password, then your iCloud account will eventually get hacked. You might not think a hacker is interested in you, but you’re wrong. The good news is that there are several easy steps you can take to lock your Apple ID down and make it safe.<p>If you don’t think it’s important, …

Information Systems

65 Thoughts Book Lovers Always Have At Barnes & Noble That Will Make You LOL

Would anyone notice if I smelled this book?<p>1. OK, I'm only going to browse around for fifteen minutes.<p>2. I will NOT spend half a day in here like I did last weekend.<p>3. I've got my 15% off coupon LIKE. A. BOSS.<p>4. Where do I even begin??<p>5. Omg, journals!!<p>6. Why do I already own five but feel like I …

Books

Did ExxonMobil Engage in a Climate Change Cover Up? Harvard Researchers Uncover A Shocking Discovery

When it comes to climate change, ExxonMobil is among the topmost emitters of greenhouse gases globally. It was recently fingered as one of 100 …

NASA released a new video of Saturn — and the images are stunning

NASA's Cassini spacecraft first began orbiting Saturn in 2004. For the last 13 years, it has seen sights on Saturn that no other spacecraft has shown us. Here are some of the best images from Cassini's mission, so far.<p><i>Video courtesy of NASA.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Astronomy