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Having a Good Idea Is Not Enough. Here's How to Turn Yours Into a Valuable Business | Inc.com

You have a killer business idea. You're excited to bring it to the world. But how do you make it happen? How does the seed of an idea actually help you know how to build a successful business? You don't need to race to raise capital or build out an overly sophisticated product to get going. In …

Entrepreneurship

A New Drug Can Fix Abnormal Brain Activity in Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Breakthrough<p>For the first time, researchers have shown that a common epilepsy drug can normalise disrupted brain activity in patients …

Dementia

12 Ways to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be | Inc.com

When you're at a point where you feel ready to take yourself to the next level, how do you make it happen?<p>When you want to succeed in new ways, what are the next couple of movies you must take?<p>Here are a dozen significant ways you can help yourself get from where you are to where you want to be:<p><b>1.</b> …

Motivation

How this Isa millionaire beat Warren Buffett to earn a six-figure income for life (tax-free)

Amassing a multi-million pound investment portfolio is a great achievement.<p>Managing to build it up within Isas – where no further tax will fall due on capital gains or income – is an achievement of an altogether different magnitude.<p><i>Reader Service: Manage your investment portfolio the easy way with</i> …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power

The human brain is a complex organ requiring many different nutrients to function properly. Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to …

A scientist named George Church has a wild idea to upend evolution — here’s what you should know about him

They're considering launching a decade-long drive to build, from scratch, all the genes that make humans human.<p>The meeting raised all sorts of ethical questions. But that's nothing new for Church. He has been stirring controversy, and excitement, in the scientific community for decades. He wants to …

Genetics

65% of Americans Are Losing Sleep Due to This Major Worry

It’s no surprise that many Americans — people around the world really — are lacking in the sleep department. Studies around sleep behavior have …

Personal Finance

Your Body Wants You To Read This

Looking for what to do at the gym? Or maybe just a little motivation? Instagram can offer endless fitspiration — if you follow the right people, that …

The Only Surefire Way To Get Rid Of Cold Sores

So you've got a big ol' cold sore lurking around your lips and you want to get rid of it <i>fast</i>. We get it — it's extremely tempting to just run to CVS …

Immune System

Leaked Documents Reveal the NSA Spying on Scientists to Find 'Nefarious' Genetic Research

A new document made public this week via Edward Snowden’s leak of NSA documents reveals a fascinating aim of signals intelligence program: The …

Surveillance

Steve Jobs's 1 Simple Habit to Boost Happiness, Productivity, and Creativity | Inc.com

More than 2,400 years ago, Hippocrates stated, "walking is man's best medicine." While this was shared from a health perspective, walking being your best medicine encompasses all aspects of your life. Steve Jobs was notorious for taking walking meetings along with Mark Zuckerberg.<p>Besides those two …

Creativity

Science Says This Is What Happens When You Overthink Things | Inc.com

Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant state of anguish.<p>Of course, everyone overthinks a situation …

Mental Health

TriLens is a Triple Lens Holder You Wear on Your Belt

Back in 2014, we shared a clever new photography accessory called the LensFlipper, which is basically back-to-back lens mounts that help you quickly …

We Are Entering the Era of the Brain Machine Interface

“Sharing your thoughts” takes on new meaning as Facebook and Elon Musk dive into your neurons.<p><b>Hello Backchannel folk,</b> Steven here.<p>In a 2004 …

Singularity

Mexico's unrelenting violence is climbing to new highs

In March, Mexico had more than 2,000 homicide cases in a month for the first time since summer 2011, when the country was mired in the throes of a bloody cartel war.<p>The country also had more killings in the first quarter of 2017 than in the start of any year in at least two decades, according to …

Mexico

Monty Don, take note: A gentleman's guide to tying a tie

With a name like 'Monty Don', you would assume that the television gardener is an impeccably dressed man. It's a moniker that screams suave sophistication But as viewers of the BBC's Chelsea Flower Show coverage discovered yesterday evening, the Cambridge man somehow cannot tie a tie.<p>Wearing a nice …

Top drug cartel leaders killed in Mexico near US border

Two leaders of rival drug cartels have been killed in clashes with federal forces, officials said. Their deaths have caused unrest in a Mexican …

How to Start an Influencer Marketing Empire From Scratch | Inc.com

Influencer marketing is a trend that is on the rise. So much, in fact, that I recently attended Hispanicize, a conference that takes place in Miami each year and is all about how Latino influencers can build their brands so they can work with major companies (and vice versa).<p>This year's conference …

Public Relations

5 Essentials That Will Save Your Skin This Summer

Festival season has kicked off and spring break has come and gone, which, in beauty land, signals more than a return to '90s space buns and a re-up …

Skin Care

Drinking Rosé Is the Secret to Long Life, According to This 100-Year-Old

“She wouldn’t even think of touching a glass of white or red and she is certain rosé is the way to go if you want to have a long and healthy life.”<p>If someone asked you to list behaviours that may help lead to a long life, you might say a diet plentiful in fresh fruit and veg, minimal booze, and …

New Jersey

25 places you should visit before they disappear forever

From Patagonia's glaciers to Africa's Congo Basin, these threatened natural wonders span the globe.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you should visit sooner rather than later.<p><i>Talia Avakian contributed reporting to an earlier version of this article.</i>

National Parks

Animated map of what Earth would look like if all the ice melted

Many of the effects of climate change are irreversible. Sea levels have been rising at a greater rate year after year, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates they could rise by another meter or more by the end of this century.<p>As National Geographic showed us in 2013, sea levels …

Climate Change

Why this is the perfect PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY angle - Proven by SCIENCE

Ed from photosincolor.com wanted to find the ACTUAL PROVEN perfect portrait photography set so he turned to SCIENCE. If you are a professional …

Photography

Elon Musk's new plan to save humanity from AI

Elon Musk has a new plan to protect humanity from artificial intelligence -- if you can't beat 'em, join 'em.<p>In October 2014, Musk ignited a global discussion on the perils of artificial intelligence. Humans might be doomed if we make machines that are smarter than us, Musk warned. He called …

Singularity

Life looks good on the surface - so why are we all so lonely?

‘But you can’t be lonely,’ a friend tells me crossly. ‘You’re out every night.’ The backhanded compliment makes me laugh. But it also makes me sad.<p>On paper my life sounds glamorous. My Facebook and Twitter updates show evenings spent at film premieres and West End first nights. Last weekend I was …

Mental Health

Want to Be Emotionally Resilient? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

Do you worry a lot? Sometimes over things you absolutely can't control, so that worrying about them serves no practical purpose? Do you think you worry too much? Do you worry that all this worrying may not be good for you?<p>Most of us do at least some of this kind of worrying at least some of the …

Research

4 signs you have high emotional intelligence, according to academic experts

While most people will have heard of emotional intelligence, not many people really know how to spot it - in themselves or in others.<p>Emotional intelligence is essentially the way you perceive, understand, express, and manage emotions.<p>And it's important because the more you understand these aspects …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Hacks For A Healthier Week

Stretching in the morning is a great way to feel energized (not to mention prevent injuries). But if you've only got time for one, we'd suggest …

Wellness

Giving young blood to older animals raises tantalizing possibilities for people

Dracula may have been on to something. It wasn’t just blood, but the blood of youth that was the secret to staying alive for centuries.<p>The rejuvenating effect of young blood has been demonstrated in strange, draculoid experiments first done 150 years ago. Two genetically compatible animals, one …

Biomarkers