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  • Surprise! This Travel Company Keeps Your Vacation A Secret Until You Get There - Tierney Kain and her best friend Lindsay Newlen are coworkers, neighbors in a suburb of Washington, D.C., and travel buddies. They’ve been everywhere from a cruise in the Caribbean to Italy, where they climbed Mt. Vesuvius. Only thing is, when they are planning vacations in the U.S., they have a tough time deciding where to go...
  • Turnkey Luxury: Vacation-Planning With Exclusive Resorts - I’ve always been a DIY kind of person where travel is concerned. But now that my life is busier than ever, I’ve become curious about what travel-planning experts might offer in terms of successfully executing vacations. It turns out that the pros at Exclusive Resorts, a membership site offering luxury...
  • The New Must-Stay Luxury Resort In South Africa’s Cape Winelands - The Franschhoek Valley has some of the most beautiful scenery in South Africa—a verdant territory of vineyards dotted with whitewashed Cape Dutch architecture, surrounded by jagged mountains that shade blue as the sun sets. Since it’s only an hour’s drive from Cape Town, it’s an easy add-on to for visitors...
  • This Private 787 Dreamliner Jet Is Even More Luxurious Than You Can Imagine - Have you ever fantasized about bypassing the angry hoards in the airport and being whisked aboard your own private 787? Or have you ever wondered what it would be like to sleep in a large bed with high thread-count sheets in a hotel-room sized cabin? Or have you ever kicked...
  • Dell Kills Android Business To Focus On Windows 2-in-1 Devices - Dell has stopped selling Android devices as it steps away from slate-style tablets to focus on Windows 2-in-1 devices.

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The Magic Behind Disney’s $60 Billion Boost To France’s Economy

Euro Disney, the theme park complex on the outskirts of Paris, has been ranked France’s biggest employer on a single site with a workforce of 15,000 and around 8,000 new recruits taken on annually. Together they cast a...
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Saudi Arabia Is Changing Its Tone In The Oil Market

Saudi Arabia is talking the oil market up lately. That’s a big change from a few months when it was talking the market down. 
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Monsanto Still In Talks With Bayer As Profits Drop 37%

Monsanto reported a steeper-than-expected decline in third quarter sales and profits on Wednesday, as the company continues to battle agricultural headwinds.
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Why Investments In Big Data And Analytics Are Not Yet...

Working smarter, rather than simply investing more, is the key to gaining value from Big Data and analytics in business, according to a new report.
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Intellectual Property: Things To Know About Building IoT Products in...

Internet of Things (IoT) products are red hot and this means my law firm’s China lawyers are getting a steady diet of China IoT legal matters. The biggest problem we are seeing in this industry is that few of the Weste...
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Tesla Long Term Profits Threatened By German Competition

Tesla Motors lead in the world of electric cars may be short-lived, with the likes of Audi , BMW, Mercedes and Porsche poised to press their accelerators and outrun its ability to make decent profits.

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Brexit And Your 401(k)

Brexit And Your 401(k)

Did you log in to your online 401(k) account to check your balance when you saw the screaming headlines about the global stock sell-off...
Twelve things you need to know about Brexit

Twelve things you need to know about Brexit

The referendum on whether the UK will leave the European Union was likely to turn, in the end, on whether its interest in free...
Three Big Trends In Fintech You Should Be Using In Your Business Today

Three Big Trends In Fintech You Should Be Using In...

It was a strange day at Wired Money last week.  Brexit was looming and a decidedly uneasy feeling was in the air amongst both...
An Investor’s Guide To Target Date Retirement Funds In 2016

An Investor’s Guide To Target Date Retirement Funds In 2016

As the projected retirement date moves closer, target date funds change their composition to adjust the level of risk.
Forget About Brexit, Here Are Three Ways To Close The 401(k) Gap

Forget About Brexit, Here Are Three Ways To Close The...

Every week I get bombarded with studies showing how little Americans have saved for retirement. Most of them are generated by the “retirement fear”...
The Good, Bad And Very Bad Benefits News For Older Workers

The Good, Bad And Very Bad Benefits News For Older...

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) just released its 2016 Employee Benefits Survey which included a detailed look at benefits trends over the...
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Dell Kills Android Business To Focus On Windows 2-in-1 Devices

Dell has stopped selling Android devices as it steps away from slate-style tablets to focus on Windows 2-in-1 devices.
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More Than 11,000 Bots Are Now On Facebook Messenger

More than 11,000 “chatbots” are built atop Facebook Messenger, and over 23,000 developers have signed up for the platform’s bot engine.
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Why VR Will Never Be As Good As Your TV

Even as someone who has worked with VR for over a decade the requirement was initially a head scratcher for me. VR had run for years on cheap PCs. I was running my Oculus DK2 at the time on a mid-grade iMac. Regular mobi...
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Technologies Kids Already Don’t Know How to Use

There are always generation gaps between people born in different eras, but nothing makes them so obvious astechnology. New gadgets come into being and become obsolete within just a few years. Lots of items that seem lik...
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ZUBIE GPS PLUS IN-CAR WI-FI REVIEW

Start with the basics Back in 2012 the Zubie was created with partial funding from Best Buy. The device has been one of the earlier pioneers in the connected car industry and have expanded to the newest Wi-Fi model that ...
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6 things you may not know about holography

If a 2D picture is worth a thousand words, then a 3D image is worth a million. With holography, it is possible to reconstruct 3D images using holograms, and the process is unlike anything found in traditional display tec...

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Surprise! This Travel Company Keeps Your Vacation A Secret Until...

Tierney Kain and her best friend Lindsay Newlen are coworkers, neighbors in a suburb of Washington, D.C., and travel buddies. They’ve been everywhere from a cruise in the Caribbean to Italy, where they climbed Mt....
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Turnkey Luxury: Vacation-Planning With Exclusive Resorts

I’ve always been a DIY kind of person where travel is concerned. But now that my life is busier than ever, I’ve become curious about what travel-planning experts might offer in terms of successfully executing vacatio...
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The New Must-Stay Luxury Resort In South Africa’s Cape Winelands

The Franschhoek Valley has some of the most beautiful scenery in South Africa—a verdant territory of vineyards dotted with whitewashed Cape Dutch architecture, surrounded by jagged mountains that shade blue as the sun ...
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This Private 787 Dreamliner Jet Is Even More Luxurious Than...

Have you ever fantasized about bypassing the angry hoards in the airport and being whisked aboard your own private 787? Or have you ever wondered what it would be like to sleep in a large bed with high thread-count sheet...
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Travelling on a Budget – Bangkok

Bangkok is a city of contrasts with action at every turn. We all know traveling in Bangkok is cheap. But you can make it  even cheaper. By travelling cheaper you can stay longer in your favourite destination. Find ...
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Best of the West: Smith Fork Ranch in Colorado

It’s no surprise that just about everything in the rustic-luxe buildings at Smith Fork Ranch exudes quiet good taste. The ranch’s owners, Linda and Marley Hodgson, were the founders of the luxury leather goods compan...

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‘Smartphone Blindness,’ And Other Health Hazards Of Our Favorite Gadgets

Adding to the list of bizarre ways in which smartphones have detracted from our health and well being, doctors have coined a new one, “transient smartphone blindness.” Writing in The New England Journal of Medicine, ...
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Oska Pulse: Relieving Minor Pains

Waking up with a stiff neck yesterday morning, I pleaded with my wife for a quick upper back massage. That alleviated the pain for all of five minutes. And then I remembered the small, blue-lighted Oska Pulse device revi...
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 07:  13-year-old Sean Monett, a seventh grader at South Doyle Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee, holds still as Knox County School nurse Melinda McCarter administers the FluMist flu vaccination Monday, October 7, 2005. 53,000 students in Knox County school district are being enlisted for an unusual initiative that may help determine if an aggressive flu vaccination program among children can reduce the spread of the virus around the world.  (Photo by Jason R. Davis/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

What’s Going On With The Nasal FluMist Vaccine?

A surprising announcement came out of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week: the nasal flu vaccine—a favorite for needle-phobic kids and once seemingly more effective for children—is now not recomm...
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See Fear As A Friend, Worry As Self-Harassment

“Whenever you’ve felt profound fear, it was usually linked to the presence of danger, imminent pain or death, said security firm founder and author of the classic book, The Gift of Fear, Gavin DeBecker. In a National...
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Earthmiles: A New App That Rewards You For Keeping Fit

A new app wants to reward you for getting off one stop early and walking. Earthmiles, the UK digital startup behind the app, intends for consumers to earn miles that can be redeemed for discounts with retailers in much t...
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6 Ways To Banish Breakouts

We’ve all been there: You wake up with a giant zit on your face and there goes your day. But you’re not alone—acne is the most common skin concern. And it’s not just for teenagers. According to the Journal of th...