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How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Travel

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Beyond the Grocery Smart Cart, the iBeacon Beckons

Despite e-commerce’s surge, some 90 percent of what people buy still comes out of brick-and-mortar stores. And when it comes to consumer-packaged …

Advertising Industry

LOL Turns 25

Photo: Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.<p>Sometime while we were all busy living and dying and getting a new puppy, the little acronym we use to stand in …

Facebook Wants to Be a Newspaper. Facebook Users Have Their Own Ideas.

Most people think of Facebook in a similar way: It’s a place to share photos of your kids. It’s a way to keep up with friends and family members. …

Five Books You Should Read Before You Turn 30

Someone who saves money for retirement is probably going to be in a better situation come 65 than someone who didn't start saving until they were 45.<p>Here are five books that I think everyone should read before they turn 30. Reading and understanding these will give you an edge, however slight, that …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Books

How Writing Things Down Can Change Your Life

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

What Tech Is Next for the Solar Industry?

Solar panel installations have become increasingly popular, but the solar panel manufacturing industry is in the doldrums because supply far exceeds …

Israel to Build the 5th Largest Solar Power Station on the Planet

Israel plans to start construction next year on what will become the fifth largest solar power station in the world, part of a plan to build three …

2016 poll: Christie, Clinton still king

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are the top picks for their party’s tickets in 2016, a new poll shows.<p>Twenty-four percent of Republicans and independents who lean Republican, say they would likely support Christie for the GOP nomination, according to a …

Barbara Walters: 5 Unforgettable First Lady Moments from the White House

As their husbands led the United States from the Oval Room, the first ladies also played their own significant roles during their time in the White …