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100 under-the-radar beaches everyone should visit in their lifetime

Whether you've only spent a handful of days on the sand in your life or you're a full-blown sunseeker, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches on this planet waiting to be discovered.<p>And, whether you look for a spot with an element of adventure, peace and quiet, or you simply don't like your towel …

Costa Rica

52 Places to Go in 2018

A starter kit for escaping into the world.

Windows 10: Gratis-Upgrade trotz Angebotsende noch möglich!

Microsoft hat die Hintertür zum kostenlosen Umstieg auf Windows 10 offiziell geschlossen. Wie Sie trotzdem ans Gratis-Upgrade kommen, verrät COMPUTER …

Beneath a calm surface, the stock market is undergoing a major change

If there’s one word that would seem to describe the U.S. stock market in 2017, it’s this: quiet.<p>Volatility has been essentially absent from Wall …

Investing

WhatsApp-Nutzer können Nachrichten jetzt löschen

Ooops: Wer eine Nachricht zu schnell, zu unbedacht oder an den falschen Empfänger verschickt hat, kann diese jetzt wieder löschen. Die neue …

Whatsapp

Coco Chanel's Best Quotes About Style Are as Iconic as You'd Imagine

Coco Chanel's quotes still hold true to this day. She remains the epitome of timeless, classic style and good taste, and she was never one to hold …

3 Behind-the-Scenes Obstacles Plaguing the Recreational Marijuana Movement

There are far more pressing challenges for the weed industry than the federal government's Schedule 1 categorization of pot.<p>You'd honestly struggle …

Cannabis

Uruguay startet Marihuana-Verkauf in Apotheken

Uruguay ist das erste Land, das 2013 erstmals den Anbau und den Vertrieb von Marihuana legalisiert hat. Nun wird ein dritter Absatzkanal wirksam: Ab …

Südamerika

These 8 men are richer than 3.6 billion people combined

Eight men now control as much wealth as the world's poorest 3.6 billion people, according to a new report from Oxfam International.<p>The men -- Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Amancio Ortega, Larry Ellison and Michael Bloomberg -- are collectively worth $426 …

Income Inequality

Uproar as PM Trudeau calls for end to oil sand production

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called for Canada to phase out its oil sand production. It's not a popular message with the province of …

Never include these 9 résumé-killers on any job application

On average, hiring managers get 75 résumés per position they post, according to a study from CareerBuilder.com— so they don't have the time or resources to look at each one closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial "fit/no fit" decision, according to career networking …

Why IMF chief Christine Lagarde is going to court

Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, is preparing to stand trial on charges that she was negligent in her handling of a fraud case dating back decades.<p>She will be in court for the trial that begins Monday and is set to run until Dec. 20. Lagarde will be taking leave from …

Economics

Goldman Sachs Says Donald Trump Will Be Terrible for Stocks in 2017

Stocks? Don’t think about it. Bonds? No thank you.<p>Even while some Wall Streeters are saying Donald Trump’s presidency could result in stronger …

Pictures of the Week 11.17.16

Track Cycling

BlackRock: You Should Invest Outside the U.S.

It might not be time to bet against the U.S. stock market, but it might be time to look outside the country for higher yields.<p>That’s according to …

Is there a limit to how long humans can live?

Humans may live longer and longer, but eventually we all grow old and die. This leads to a simple question: Is there an intrinsic maximum limit to human lifespan or not? There are two equally simple answers. Either there is a limit or there isn’t. Without data you may as well guess and your chance …

Biology

The global economy has entered unexplored, dangerous territory

As the world’s finance ministers and central-bank governors came together in Washington last week for their annual global financial convocation, the mood was somber. The specter of secular stagnation and inadequate economic growth on the one hand, and ascendant populism and global disintegration on …

Economics

The world's best university costs just $12,000 a year

The best university education in the world need not cost the equivalent of a small mortgage.<p>The University of Oxford, which has just been named the best in the world, offers undergraduate tuition for a fraction of the rate charged by rival institutions in the U.S.<p>Tuition for Oxford undergrads is …

College & University

Glaubenskrieg: Warum Sunniten & Schiiten sich so hassen

Anzeige<p>Etwa 80 bis 90 Prozent der Muslime weltweit sind Sunniten, nur in wenigen Ländern stellen Schiiten die Mehrheit. Dazu zählen der Iran, der …

Weltnachrichten

An ex-Goldman employee who left finance behind shares her best advice for anyone changing careers

Becca Brown would know what it's like to ride that emotional roller coaster.<p>In 2000, after graduating from Harvard University, Brown landed a job at Goldman Sachs as a financial analyst, then she moved to the private-wealth-management team as an associate, and ultimately moved to London to work as …

Is Teff the New Super Grain?

When Laura Ingalls, an avid runner from Boston, found out after a routine blood test that she was iron-deficient, she turned to the kitchen instead of the medicine cabinet: She started eating teff.<p>A grain the size of a poppy seed that hails from Ethiopia, teff is naturally high in minerals and …

19 Of The Most Expensive Substances In The World

But many things are worth more than their weight in gold.<p>Ranging from foods to creams to gems to things the average person can't fathom, we pulled together a list of 19 of the most expensive items in the world.<p>Think we missed something? Let us know in the comments.

The most luxurious hotel in the world's top chains | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With the growing popularity of Airbnb and boutique hotels, large international hotel chains have had to work harder than ever to win travelers' loyalty as a place to stay. Now, more than ever, high-end luxury chains such as The Four Seasons and St. Regis are endeavoring to banish brand-name …

Hospitality

Oil down 3 percent on OPEC output hike, speculative ramp-up in Brent | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell about 3 percent on Monday as production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries neared all-time peaks and record speculative buying in global benchmark Brent sparked profit-taking on last month’s outsized rally.<p>A worker at an oil field owned …

Oil

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Monday.<p><b>1. A giant leak of documents from the internal database of a global law firm based in Panama has revealed the offshore holdings of 140 politicians, public officials, and athletes around the world.</b> The leaked data has been described as a …

Mining

Canadian dollar to resume losing streak in months ahead: Reuters poll | News Home | Reuters

(Reuters) - The battered Canadian dollar is expected to weaken even more, tied to the ill fortunes of depressed oil prices and the prospect of another interest rate cut, a Reuters poll showed.<p>The new Canadian five and 10 dollar bills, made of polymer, are displayed with the previously released 20, …

Economics

The 5 Worst Investments of 2015

To say that 2015 was a trying year for America’s investor class would be an understatement.<p>Market participants were buffeted by a number of …