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Rare Sight of Super Blue Blood Moon and Lunar Eclipse: Pictures


How to Turn an Idea into an Income Stream in 5 Clear Steps |

In today's world, a single income is an antiquated idea.<p>Dorie Clark, adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and author of the book "Entrepreneurial You", sums up the reason why <i>multiple</i> income streams should be the norm.<p><i>"Everybody knows if you have</i> …


6 New Cryptocurrencies That Should Be on Your Radar |

Today, there are, of course, several major cryptocurrencies that are widely traded, as well less many less-well-known (a.k.a. alt-) cryptos that have been around for a while but are traded on fewer exchanges. There are also new cryptocurrencies being created on a regular basis; here are six such …


The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …


Richard Branson: Work Smarter, Not Longer |

Richard Branson is one the most beloved and successful businessmen on the planet. He is an entrepreneur with flair, the kind that uses slogans like "Screw It, Just Do It."<p>Branson believes you can live life to the fullest and have fun doing it, in addition to running one, or in Branson's case, …


50 haunting photos of abandoned shopping malls across America


Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Harvard professor predicts half of U.S. colleges will soon be bankrupt

Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, known for his theory of disruptive innovation, predicts that half of the 4,000-plus colleges …

Higher Education

This CEO Built A Network Powering Over $700M In Small Business Transactions

Small to mid-size companies combine to account for a staggering GDP shortfall of $2 trillion, resulting from untapped and underutilized business potential.<p>Looking to help companies crack into this massive revenue opportunity while driving transactions for businesses of all scales across industries, …

Small Business

Amazon cuts Whole Foods prices in clear signal of sweeping changes to come

Amazon’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market will be finalized Monday, and shoppers will see an immediate markdown in prices on a number of items, including salmon, avocados, baby kale and almond butter, as the tech giant looks to shake up the grocery business.<p>Amazon and Whole Foods …


A former McKinsey partner says if you can't make a dent in your to-do list, you're probably thinking about it all wrong

In theory, this strategy is brilliant. And yet I rarely find it helpful.<p>What typically ends up happening is I organize my day beautifully: From 10 a.m. to noon I'll write a story; from noon to 2 p.m. I'll do research for another story; and so on.<p>And then it's 2 p.m. and I'm only halfway through …

Time Management

30+ Travel Bloggers Earning Over 5,000 USD / Month & How They Monetize Their Blogs

There’s a big difference between having a ‘popular’ vs. a ‘profitable’ blog. You can be a very popular blogger but you might not be monetizing your …


Data Visualization Projects – 10 Splendid Examples

The first thing that springs to mind when it comes to <b>data visualization</b> is, of course, infographics. This sort of visual representation that, as a …

Data Visualization

Six new technologies that will enable faster, better internet to the world

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>The internet is one of the most important inventions of the modern era. However, current estimates say that only 40 percent of people around the globe have access. As internet connectivity becomes ever more important, new technologies are emerging to connect the entire globe with …


8 Ways to Fund Your Startup

There are a number of common barriers that are inherent to the startup process itself, but none are more critical than the first step: obtaining the necessary funds to begin with.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Running your own business is a great way to experience career …


What Facebook’s Head of Advertising Wants to See Happen in 2017

During his long tenure at Facebook, Andrew Bosworth has been tasked with creating both the company's newsfeed and its mobile advertising strategy. …

Advertising Industry

Tips to Make Your Home Asthma-Safe (So You Can Breathe Easy)

There are a lot of places in your home where dust, mold and other hidden allergens can get trapped and trigger allergic reactions and asthma attacks. …


Donald Trump, Julian Assange and Russia: How they’re connected, and how they changed an election

You don’t have to believe the Russians hacked the Democratic Party to be disturbed by the Trump/Assange/Putin axis<p>Right now there are two debates raging in American politics which, though closely related, are not one and the same.<p>On the one hand, there is the question of Russia's alleged hacking of …


26 Of The Best Beauty Products You Can Subscribe To On Amazon

The lipsticks, eyeliners, and moisturizers beauty-lovers swear by — shipped right to your door.

A 21-year-old college student breaks down which social networks are hot and which are not

<i>On January 2, 2015, I wrote a viral post entitled "A Teenager's View on Social Media," in which I dissected popular apps and what I thought about them. It got over one million views. Many people have asked me to write a follow-up or, at the very least, an update. I haven't felt there was a dramatic</i> …

Social Media

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

Small Business

Meet the Teenagers Who Found Their Own Startups

It’s a familiar story: yet another San Francisco-based entrepreneur ends up creating a unicorn startup before the age of 35. What is not so familiar is that this entrepreneur’s main challenge was not being allowed to hire anyone, nor being permitted to ask for a loan. Why? Because he was a teenager.<p>…


7 skills you should have on your résumé if you want to land a work-from-home job

Remote jobs require a particular set of skills, though, regardless of what kind of job it is. One thing to keep in mind is that the tech industry tends to have the best remote job openings and the most variety.<p>Learning tech skills makes you more qualified for more of those job openings, though …


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Some people do really insane things during a job search. You can waste a lot of time getting noticed. But someone who got through a programming bootcamp -- a course that purports to make you a programmer in a few months -- learned to avoid those career mistakes and succeed at getting a six-figure …


This is how you persuade a VC to give you millions

How do you persuade a venture capitalist to give you money?<p>Traditionally, startup founders prepare a deck of slides and make a formal presentation to a VC fund in the hopes of getting an investment. But it turns out that "the pitch" and "the deck" are only a small part of what VCs really think …

Venture Capital

'Most VCs are full of sh*t:' meet the anti-venture capitalist with more than 1,600 startups

Dave McClure doesn't like venture capitalists. "Most VCs don't work that hard," he says. "They think they're great stock-pickers. They're all full of …

Venture Capital

Who's Benefitting From China's Accelerating Capital Outflow?

Despite Hong Kong’s “bleak” economic outlook, the city boasts simultaneous booms in top-of-the-line commercial space, residential properties, and stocks.<p>There’s a one-word explanation for these anomalous price movements: China.<p>Chinese capital outflow has picked up again, and Beijing’s measures to …