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Facebook Ads ‘Unlawfully Discriminate’ by Race, Gender, and Disability, HUD Complaint Charges

The Department of Housing and Urban Development filed a complaint Friday accusing Facebook of allowing advertisers to illegally discriminate against …

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Tesla investors spooked by revelations in emotional interview

<b>Tesla shares have plunged after founder Elon Musk revealed to the New York Times he works "120 hour weeks" and takes sedatives.</b><p>In the interview, Mr Musk also said he was not "on weed" when he controversially tweeted about taking the company private.<p>After the comments from Mr Musk, shares were down …

Psychedelic compound triggers near-death experiences

A new study, published in the journal <i>Frontiers in Psychology</i>, suggests that a psychedelic compound found in ayahuasca replicates near-death …

How to Prepare for a Career That Does Not Yet Exist

By <i>Adam Mendler, CEO of The Veloz Group.</i><p>The actor Steve Guttenberg once observed, "A career is a series of ups and downs, of comebacks." There is no linear path to success and the only certainty is uncertainty. Regardless of the industry you are in, your career is in some way subject to forces …

Entrepreneurship

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

Why More White Americans Are Opposing Government Welfare Programs

A new study shows that since 2008, more white people in the United States oppose welfare programs, in part because of increasing "racial resentment."<p>One of the reasons for this opposition, according to the report, is white Americans' perceptions that they might be losing their financial and social …

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I’m a Car Salesman—Here’s How to Outsmart Me

The smell of a new car is great. The process of buying a new car? Not so great. Here are some expert tactics to give you a leg up on fast-talking …

Why Doesn't Your Husband Want to Have Sex?

Contrary to conventional wisdom, sometimes it’s men who first lose sexual desire in a long-term relationship, a new study finds.<p>Men’s desire for sex can be as tricky as women’s, according to researchers at the University of Kentucky. Men often lose interest when they feel insecure, when they worry …

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Best answers to the interview question

It’s one of the more annoying interview questions – where do you see yourself in five years?<p>Who even knows what they’re having for dinner later that …

Employment

Want to Avoid Hiring People You Can't Trust Later? Ask These 5 Powerful Interview Questions

Warren Buffett famously said that you should interview for intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they don't have the last one, don't bother.<p>Are you a hiring manager or a person who conducts interviews as part of your job? Well, if you're not employing the science of behavioral interviewing in …

More Patent Trolls Are Targeting Startups. Here's What You Can Do.

As an entrepreneur, you could be a potential target for patent trolls. But there is something you can do about it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups aren't typically founded by lawyers, so patent law isn't usually a front line issue for them. But I've come to …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Google Automatically Rejects Most Resumes for Common Mistakes You've Probably Made Too

Former HR chief Laszlo Bock says Google gets 50,000 resumes a week. This is how it eliminates many of them.<p>Want to get hired at Google (or any other desirable employer)? Chances are, you won't, because your resume is getting in your way. Not because you didn't phrase things just right, or you …

How Long Does It Take To File Taxes Online? These Steps Will Make The Process Much Easier

The good thing about knowing Tax Day is always around Apr. 15 (for instance, on Apr. 17 in 2018)? You know you will always have plenty of time to …