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10 Safest Airlines In The World

With 21 fatal accidents and 986 fatalities, 2014 was one of deadliest years in aviation history.<p>That said, flying is still one of the safest forms of transportation in the world. According to Australian consumer aviation website AirlineRatings.com, the airline industry transported 3.3 billion …

What NOT to do in San Francisco

Better options for visitors abound<p>If you are going to San Francisco, there's nothing wrong with following the path beaten by tens of thousands of tourists each day.<p>Sure, Fisherman's Wharf is crowded, cheesy and overpriced, but the waterfront is beautiful.<p>Chinatown's Grant Avenue might be a little …

The Mindset Shift That Transformed My Relationships

For years I was unfulfilled in my relationships. I felt like I was giving more and trying more then what I was receiving in return. I was drained and tired.<p>For years I was unfulfilled in my relationships. I felt like I was giving more and trying more then what I was receiving in return.<p>I was …

Relationships

7 math tricks that'll make your life easier

When trying to plan for retirement, or figure out whether to make an investment, one helpful thing to know is how long it will take to double your initial capital.<p>And when you're considering taking a new job with an annual salary, it might be useful to know how that salary compares with what you'd …

To save your kids from mediocrity, don't pay for college: 8 tips from 'Guerrilla Dad'

As a dad of eight, I am all about empowering my kids to be resilient, self-reliant individuals. And as a Guerrilla Parent, that means using unconventional methods in order to reach conventional goals.<p>That means I don’t help them with homework. I don’t get involved in their friendship squabbles. And …

The Internet Of Someone Else’s Things

The Internet Of Things is coming. Rejoice! …Mostly. It will open our collective eyes to petabytes of real-time data, which we will turn into new insights and efficiencies. It will doubtless save lives. Oh, yes: and it will subtly redefine ownership as we know it. You will no longer own many of the …

Shaolin Temple: The man behind 'cradle of Kung Fu'

<b>China's ancient Shaolin Temple, famous for its Kung Fu monks, is big business these days. But who is the man leading the global brand?</b><p>By anyone's standards, Grandmaster Shi Yongxin is a very different kind of Buddhist monk. He has masterminded the modernisation of the 1,500-year-old temple in …

11 Tips And Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Android Phone

Since Android is an open platform, there's plenty of room for customization.<p>Beyond personalizing your phone, there are a few easy practices that can keep your phone neat and organized with plenty of battery life to last all day.<p>Here are some tips and tricks every Android user should know.

Most Leadership Advice Is Useless. Here's What I Really Learned Running 20 Companies.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, James Altucher, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>They fired me. They fired me as CEO. Then they fired me as a board member. Then they took away my shares. And now none of them ever talk to me.<p>I started the …

Sandwich Monday: The Pizza Cake

I generally don't like cake, because it is too sweet, too bland in texture, and doesn't have enough pork products. So I was excited to see this recipe pop up on Buzzfeed. <b>(UPDATE 10/21/2014:</b> For those keeping score, it looks like So Good Blog rolled out this pizza cake recipe months earlier than …

Film studio helps fearful fliers get off the ground

As the passengers lined up to walk through an X-ray machine in the airport terminal, a surly security officer bellowed commands to the travelers.<p>"Empty your pockets," she said. "Put all your items in the bin yourself. Take your shoes off."<p>A few minutes later, the weary passengers walked down a jet …

Decrypting Google: Don't be modest

AS A service, Google has become indispensable to people's interactions online. As a business worth $400 billion after 16 years, its success has been breathtaking. Yet in terms of management, it has set up radically different ways of organising itself from those of traditional businesses. Few people …

Don't click on nude photos, ISIS videos (Opinion) - CNN.com

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters assemble at a shrine on Iraq's Mount Sinjar on Friday, December 19. The Kurdish military said that with the help of coalition airstrikes, it has "cleansed" the area of ISIS militants. ISIS has been advancing in Iraq and Syria as it seeks to create an Islamic caliphate in …

5 startups that could radically transform the world around us

Some startups are useful, some are beautiful, and some are pointless – I’m looking at you, Yo!<p>Then, there are some design ideas that have the potential to radically change our futures. These are creations that 15 years ago you wouldn’t have dreamed possible.<p>At the Victoria & Albert Museum this week …

Ayahuasca Will Make You Cry, Vomit, and Feel Amazing

Ayahuasca, yagé, the truth vine, the <em>madre</em>, or whatever you call it is not only the strongest drug I've ever tried but easily the most powerful experience I've ever had.<p>I spent Saturday night rolling on the floor of a loft apartment in the Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood of Berlin. When I …

5 Must-Have IT Skills For The Future of Work

The fact that data has the power to change our business and personal lives has put data science and analytics at the center of how marketing is done. Every digital click, swipe, "like", buy, comment and search produces a unique virtual identity - something that Malcom Frank, EVP of strategy and …

30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

The best science and technology podcasts

The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p><b>Hubblecast</b><br>Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational time machine are just a few of the stranger-than-science-fiction topics touched upon in this …

Kids coding app Tynker expands to Android and adds game-making mode

Education technology startup Tynker is expanding to Android, after attracting more than 8.8 million children to computer programming courses through its website and iPad app.<p>The company has launched its Android tablet app on the Google Play app store, including a new mode – also available in the …

Don’t!

The secret of self-control.<p>In the late nineteen-sixties, Carolyn Weisz, a four-year-old with long brown hair, was invited into a “game room” at the Bing Nursery School, on the campus of Stanford University. The room was little more than a large closet, containing a desk and a chair. Carolyn was …

The Malaysian Air Tragedy Reawakens a Primal Fear

You always see us on a flight, if you’re watching. The ones who know it’s time to swallow that small pill when the flight attendants call for …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet?It's called Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled …

The Lost Graphic Designs of a Short-Lived Democracy

History nearly forgot the avant-garde, sometimes agitational publishing culture that flourished in the Republic of Latvia between world wars.<p>Between World War I, when the Republic of Latvia was constituted as a parliamentary democracy, and World War II, when democracy was forcibly squelched, …

Queen’s Tragic Rhapsody

It was an utterly unexpected rebirth. from the moment Freddie Mercury and the other members of Queen – guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and …

The most valuable keywords to have on a tech resume

Silicon Valley CEOs (and many from farther afield) are constantly complaining that good technical talent is expensive and in short supply. There’s something to their concerns. At every education level, jobs requiring STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) skills in the US take far more …

Employment

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Godzilla: the early years - in pictures

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How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even when you're stuck without reception.<p>The process is identical on both iOS and Android. Before we …

David Brooks's 5-Step Guide to Being Deep

A manifesto against America's 'happiness' and 'resume' cultures<p>ASPEN, Colo.—David Brooks doesn't subscribe to the Pharrellian school of life. It's not that he begrudges Pharrell for being happy. It's that he believes American culture is too centered around attaining happiness, at the expense of "a …

5 Productivity Hacks (Or, How To Stop Hating Work)

In their popular New York Times piece, “Why You Hate Work,” Tony Schwartz and Christine Porath discuss a study of 12,000 white-collar workers they conducted in collaboration with the Harvard Business Review to find out what feeds real productivity. They found that people are most productive and …