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17 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Andalusia

There’s no place like Andalusia – the mesmerizing, sun-kissed Spanish region, where glorious palaces whisper of wealthy Moorish kings, and […]The …

European Travel

Buy Ripple, Tron, NEO or XLM and you could get as rich as the early Bitcoin traders

If you were lucky enough to Bitcoin a few years ago, you’re probably feeling pretty smug about yourself.<p>But what if you’re skint and hoping to copy …

9 top tips for seeing a different side of Barcelona

Barcelona. Everyone thinks they know everything about you, but you have so much more to offer, besides all the typical attractions. Here you can see …

Travel

Ayrton Senna: Keeping his brand and legacy alive

<b>Twenty-three years after his death, former Formula 1 world champion Ayrton Senna's name is almost as valuable as when he was alive - and it is making a difference in his home country of Brazil.</b><p>It is Friday afternoon and children around the age of 12 are gathered in the computer lab of a public …

Motor Racing

6 Lisbon Restaurant Recommendations

A few weeks ago, my family and I took a weekend trip to Lisbon. My brother and Dad took a trip to Lisbon on their own a few months ago, and this time …

These 25 companies will pay you the highest salaries, according to Glassdoor

Shocker: for the highest salaries, go to Google.<p>Glassdoor put together a list of the 25 companies that pay the highest salaries in the United States, …

Looking for a Spanish version of WhiteHouse.gov? No existe — todavia

<i>This item has been updated.</i><p>Americans looking for information in Spanish about the Trump administration or White House history will have to wait a bit longer, as officials are promising it will be available soon.<p>Just after President Trump took office at noon on Friday, WhiteHouse.gov/espanol went …

Donald Trump

Pay gap between college grads and everyone else at a record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans with no more than a high school diploma have fallen so far behind college graduates in their economic lives that the earnings gap between college grads and everyone else has reached its widest point on record.<p>College graduates, on average, earned 56 percent more than …

College & University

Three Forgotten Stocks Poised To Surge In 2017

For years Boyar Research has offered up winning stock picks for value investors to study during the holidays when it publishes a list of 40 forgotten companies set to surge in the new year. Since Boyar Research began hunting for its so-called Forgotten Forty stocks, these picks have handily beaten …

Investing

These ETFs Will Likely Soar Under Trump in 2017

Trump just past the final stage to become the U.S. President, and the Electoral College confirmed that Donald J. Trump will be the 45th President of the U.S. Like it or not, Trump is taking office and could affect the markets. After Trump won the election, markets have been trending higher and …

Investing

See Barcelona on Your Own or With a Help From a Pro

Pedal Badalona in Barcelona on a rented bike like a BCN newbie or get some tips from a Renaissance Navigator to explore like a pro. (Photos: Anuja …

Marriott International

BMW’s New Film Is So Good You’ll Forget It’s a Commercial for the 5-series

In 2001, BMW launched one of its savviest marketing campaigns ever: <i>The Hire,</i> produced by its then new BMW Films arm. Instead of producing boring commercials, the company commissioned a series of short films specifically for internet distribution, all helmed by well-known directors and with Clive …

Dakota Fanning

Conquering Choquequirao: the long walk to Peru’s lesser-known ‘lost city’

Rambling along the bumpy road from Cuzco out to Cachora, it becomes abundantly clear that I’ve left the feverish Machu Picchu crowds behind and am now entering into the less polished corners of the Peruvian Andes. These are the fabled hills of the Inca, though they’re not the ones most visitors fly …

Wi-Fi passwords from airports around the world in one brilliant map

Killing time before your flight can be a serious drag, but traveling just got a lot less painful thanks to this airport Wi-Fi map.<p>Travel blogger and …

How Every Variety of the 2017 Porsche 911 Behaves on Track

From the base-model Carrera to the top-of-the-line Turbo S and GT3 RS, we took them all to Thunderhill for track testing.<p><i>Last summer, we put together a test examining the current state of the Porsche 911. It took place in Northern California, using both public roads and the 2.0-mile "west course"</i> …

Ever Wonder What Music F1 Drivers Like to Listen To?

All 20 F1 drivers picked their favorite road trip songs before this month's U.S. Grand Prix.<p>F1 makes its annual visit to the United States this month. The October 21-23 stop at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, TX., has become a festival of exhaust notes and major musical acts, and this year's …

The Life of a Single Bolt in a Formula One Car Is Surprisingly Emotional

Who'd think that a single, puny bolt goes through so much?<p>Formula One is all about details. Sure, there are some parts that are more obvious than others, but the attention to detail on every single piece of the car is quite astounding.<p>Take, for instance, this simple, unassuming bolt. You'd think …

Here's How Many Adjustments a Formula 1 Driver Makes on a Single Lap

Nico Rosberg is constantly fiddling with the dials and buttons on his steering wheel as he nabs pole position at Baku.<p>Mercedes-AMG driver Nico Rosberg saw more than 215 mph as he nabbed pole position at the 2016 European Grand Prix. His 1:42.758 qualifying lap was nearly a second faster than Force …

The Grand Tour Will Premiere On November 18, Watch the First Trailer Here

Mark your calendars. Clarkson, Hammond, and May are back.<p>The return of former <i>Top Gear</i> hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May is one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the automotive world. Their new Amazon-backed show, <i>The Grand Tour</i>, has been teased endlessly for months, and …

Move Over, Paris—Porto Is Europe's Hot New Shopping Capital

For all the popularity Lisbon has amassed over the past few years as a sought-after travel destination, Porto is still overlooked. But it shouldn’t …

European Travel

Why Barcelona is Europe's greatest city for nightlife

Barcelona doesn’t have the searing heat of Madrid, but there is a certain stickiness in the Catalan capital in the warmer months, and narrow medieval streets that grant much-needed shade during the day feel somewhat muggy at night. The best place to spend your evenings is close to a sea breeze or …

Barcelona

Why Berlin is Europe's greatest city after dark

Berlin is a great summer city – you can absorb the heat of the day in the huge parks and dozens of lakes in and around the centre – but it is in the evenings when the German capital really comes into its own. The al fresco season perfectly matches a city where dress codes are hardly ever an issue, …

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

European Travel

10 Ways to Experience Rome Without the Crowds

Anyone who's ever attempted to visit the Trevi Fountain on a sunny day in spring (or a rainy day in winter) will know that in some parts of Rome, crowds are unavoidable. But if you know where to look, you'll find plenty of quiet corners in Rome - beautiful churches, peaceful parks, and museums …

Italy

12 things everyone should do in Barcelona

With centuries of history to explore over miles of winding streets, sightseeing in Barcelona might seem a little intimidating. But all you have to do is tackle this list of 25 essential experiences to enjoy everything the city has to offer.

Barcelona

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Ray Bradbury

Travel Blog

If you don't love the new Ford GT, you're probably dead

Carbon-fiber construction, rear-wheel drive, an engine in the middle, coming in 2016.<p>What we have here is the exact opposite of a failure to communicate. This is the all-new Ford GT: carbon-fiber construction, rear-wheel drive, an engine in the middle, and a body that looks like liquid sex. If you …

10 of the best long-distance trails for hikers around the world | CNN Travel

CNN

Men Who Share Selfies Online Show More Signs of Psychopathy, Study Says

Men who post lots of selfies on social media networks are more likely to show signs of psychopathy, a personality disorder characterized by …