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Buffett Reveals Berkshire's $3 Billion Stake In Exxon Mobil

The Oracle of Omaha has confidence in Exxon Mobil. Or at least, that’s the message after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway filed a new SEC document revealing the company’s financial stakes as of the end of the third fiscal quarter of 2013.<p>In a form 13-F filed Thursday afternoon, Buffett revealed …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

Whether these shots boast out-of-this-world views or simply ooze elegance and indulgence, they never fail to amaze or inspire. Here are our top 10 picks for extraordinary hotel photos.<p>By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring …

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New Zealand Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of New Zealand (including Milford Sound, Kaikoura Canyon, and Maori tattoos) in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

New Zealand

Travel tech of the future...now

Ever since Michael J Fox strapped on his self-lacing Nike Mag sneakers and slipped into a self-drying jacket in <i>Back to the Future II</i>, travel tech geeks the world over have dreamed of gadgets that make life on the road just a little bit easier. Imagine a self-drying t-shirt…we’d shave kilos off our …

5 Things Not to Miss in Barcelona

What would a visit to Spain be without sampling the tapas? Incomplete, we'd say. But then tapas are a culinary style that is right up our alley, kind of a national tradition of appy crawling.<p><b>Worship the Sagrada Famᅢᆳlia</b><p>Barcelona has many treasures, but one stood out to us above all the others, …

Buenos Aires

Airbnb Gives Hosts the Tools to Become Hoteliers in App Redesign

Airbnb launched new iOS and Android apps Tuesday that make it easier for hosts to communicate with guests and accept bookings.<p>For guests, the app …

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6 Bizarre Dining Experiences Around The World

The experienced traveler does not fear trying new foods, however weird they may be. But when it comes to crazy dining experiences, even the most worldly eater will find these restaurants bizarre.<p>From dining high up in the sky to submerged below water, check out these six restaurants that offer …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

Ready to Quit? 4 Motivating Tips for Achieving Your Goals

Everyone sets goals for themselves but most people never even come close to achieving them. They start off strong enough but then quickly lose …

Digging Yourself Out of Debt

Are you having trouble paying your bills? Receiving calls from debt collectors? Worried about losing your home?<p>You’re not alone. Millions of people …

Personal Finance

A New Approach To Owning Stocks In Retirement

I remember the phone call well. It was 2008 and my good friend, who had recently retired with his wife, was freaking about the 2008 market implosion.<p>He said the two of them were bailing out of stocks and moving all — and I mean <i>all</i> — their retirement savings into “safe” government bonds and money …

4 Dual-Income Households Tell All: How We Save and Spend

Households that have one “breadwinner” and one “homemaker” certainly still exist, but they are becoming increasingly rare.<p>Between 1996 and 2006, the number of dual-income families in America increased 31%, according to the Department of Labor. In fact, among families with children, 59% have two …

Appetite for gold rises to six-month high

Gold is on track for its first annual loss in 13 years, but demand from buyers rose last month<p>Appetite for buying <b>gold</b> among individual investors rose to a six-month high in October, according to an index.<p>BullionVault, the world's largest online market for buying physical bullion, said its index – …