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National Geographic has announced the winnersof its 2013 Photography Contest. More than 7,000 photographers from 150 countries submitted stunning images for this year’s edition of the annual contest. A panel of National Geographic photographers chose winners in three different categories: people, places, and nature. The winning photos in each category […]
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[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/author/daniel-goodman”] New research from Gallup Polling has identified the 10 most liberal states in the United States.The research was carried out over all of 2012 and found that Americans have become more liberal compared to previous years.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:SF_and_Bay_Bridge.JPG”] Even as the economy slows, you can’t take away good old American ingenuity. The U.S. is home to Silicon Valley, most of the world’s health care inventions, and the largest share of the world’s patents.Patenting is at its highest level since the Industrial Revolution, according to a […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Booby_chick.jpg”] The internet has embraced the story of Brendon Grimshaw over the past year.Grimshaw did what so many dream of doing: he bought an island. He purchased Moyenne Island in the Indian Ocean in 1964 for $20,000, quit his job in 1973 to move there, and spent […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/Per Ola Wiberg ~ Powi” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/powi/5844086303/”] For younger workers — anyone with fewer than 10 years of full-time experience — money isn’t the key to their happiness.To keep them satisfied, it all comes down to company culture.
[credit provider=”commons.wikimedia.org” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:New_Orleans_2011_110302-G-7944L-002-Coast_Guard_personnel_celebrate_Mardi_Gras.jpg”] Despite the ongoing jobs crisis and the stalling economy, parts of America are recovering with a vengeange.We identified the strongest economic recoveries based on the latest MetroMonitor from the Brookings Institute, which looks at employment, unemployment, production, and home prices.
[credit provider=”Andbeyondafrica.com/” url=”http://www.andbeyondafrica.com/”] For some people, a vacation spent lounging on the beach is not much of a vacation at all.Fortunately, there are hotels out there that cater to the adventurous traveller.
[credit provider=”Flickr/WhatsUpMartha” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsupmartha/4719005422/”] If you’re rich and single, consider moving to Newton, Massachusetts, where the people are wealthy, famous and unattached.Newton earned the number one spot on CNN’s Money magazine’s list of the 25 Best Places For the Rich and Single. The list is part of the magazine’s annual roundup […]
[credit provider=”Facebook/The Clarence Dublin and Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=34719268732&set=a.34718023732.47960.34710683732&type=3&theatre”] Celebrities travel the world and stay in countless luxury hotels, which means that they know the difference between a good hotel and a bad one.And when a celebrity decides to open a hotel, the hotel is likely to come with luxury amenities, […]
[credit provider=”noneck on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/noneck/2773463534/”] This is part of our GREAT DEBATE feature ‘Where Will Americans Be Living In 20 Years?’Although it’s hard to predict what the future will hold, we’ve come up with a list of 15 cities that we think will be hot in 20 years.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/28/Mokdong_Skyline%2C_Seoul%2C_Korea.jpg”] The Empire State Building, the Burj Khalifa, and the Sydney Opera House are just some of the iconic buildings that make the world’s greatest skylines what they are.Building data website Emporis recently updated its ranking of cities around the world based on the visual impact of […]