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25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 25 books by self-made billionaires. From the business insights of Bill Gates to the leadership lessons of Richard Branson, the wisdom collected in these pages extends far beyond the classroom.<p>Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

Ralph Lauren

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Sigma sd Quattro Mirrorless Digital Camera C40900 B&H Photo

<b>Sigma</b> is turning camera development on its head by developing a camera specifically to take full advantage of the Global Vision lens series with the …

DEAR TOURISTS: Here's why you should stop riding elephants

On Thursday, a 43-year-old captive female elephant died in Vietnam.<p>The elephant — named Na Lieng — was forced to work in the tourist industry, giving "holidaymakers" rides on her back. She likely died, Thahn Nien News reported, from exhaustion.<p>Sadly, the animal's death wasn't an anomalous event.<p>In …

Wildlife

8 Days in North Korea

<b>Welcome to the world's most isolated civilization</b><p>In September 2015, I traveled to North Korea to see, first-hand, what life was like inside the Hermit Kingdom. Much of the country was what I had expected: strange, ersatz, thick with propaganda, and every so often, seriously unsettling.<p>And yet, the …

South Korea

Play guitar like... Gus G

<b>Gus G fires up his fingers and burns up the fretboard to show you some of the techniques that have made him one of the most sought-after players in</b> …

Electric Guitar

9 John Mayer Guitar Lessons: Insight & Inspiration

In the following 9 John Mayer guitar lessons, he shares some insight and inspiration for guitar players wanting to learn about songwriting, guitar, …

Hear Randy Rhoads' Isolated Guitar from Ozzy Osbourne's "Flying High Again"

Another isolated guitar recording has captured the attention—and the ears—of the guitar-loving masses!This time it's "Flying High Again," a song from …

Guitar

12 Hours to Kill in Austin, Texas

Having just about 12 hours to spare between two connecting flights (can you believe it? mystery of cheapo travels!), we decided to visit the hip town of Austin. Consecrated as the music capital of the country -- yes, before Nashville -- I must say that during the day, not much music was heard in …

Texas

The Best Oceanfront Hotels

<i>By Alex Schechter for Architectural Digest.</i><p><i>(photo: Courtesy of &Beyond)</i><p>Mozambique's newest lodge (it opened June 1) is set on Bazaruto Archipelago National Park, which has been recognized as a marine conservation area since 1971. The hotel arranges private helicopter tours that offer a unique …

National Parks

13 things French people say when they're pissed

13 things French people say when they’re pissed<p>1. You’re covering me with shit! (<i>Tu m’emmerdes!</i>).<p>2. Go and cook yourself an egg (<i>Va te faire cuire un</i> …

24 hours in Macau

Just an hour from Hong Kong by high-speed ferry lies the former Portuguese colony of Macau. Its heritage architecture sits easily alongside incense-scented temples and shrines, and the Portuguese spoken by some long-time residents intermingles with local Cantonese and the Mandarin of the crowds …

European Travel

Our 5 Favorite Espressos in London

It's no secret that London is having a bit of a moment with coffee. In the last ten years, espresso pop up shops, coffee trolleys, and artisanal pour-overs have proliferated across central London and into the furthest reaches of the city -- meaning (thankfully) that an excellent cup of coffee is …

Coffee

Ten enchanting travel experiences in Greenland

So you think Greenland is a far-flung travel dream? Pinch yourself. This Arctic country might be huge, but a trip to western Greenland can take in a breathtaking range of sights, from Disko Bay’s iceberg studded waters to valleys so vast you’ll feel like the last hiker on Earth. Start with these 10 …

Antarctica

France sans frontières: the best French border towns

Looking for a new angle on the well-trodden paths of France? Then travel to its borders. These three melting-pot cities showcase the best of France while giving a tantalising glimpse into the rest of Europe - Lille skims the Belgian border in the north; to the east, Strasbourg grazes Germany; and …

France

National Geographic Travel