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How I Built A Side Business While Studying Dentistry (And Scoring GPA 3.92)

Studying, working and having no time to enjoy your life...<p>Maintaining a high GPA nowadays is painful.<p>Building a business to support yourself, and your family is even harder. You've got competitors and other people who have already thought of your big idea, and they have a budget that's a thousand …

11 Addictive New Books to Keep You Warm This Winter

You're sure to find something on this list that will make you want to get snowed in.<p>When the snow falls (…and falls… and falls…) a good book seems not only like a solid idea, but a necessity. Whether you're up to your knees in the white stuff and bound inside, or just feeling like the drop in …

Zuckerberg, Musk and Gates Have a Not-So-Secret Productivity Hack - Work Constantly

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The leaders of the biggest companies on the planet are always trying to figure out what to do with their time, and it seems they all have come to one conclusion: work. Approaching their ambitions with a single-minded intensity, …

Time Management

Volkswagen CEO warns of huge cuts over scandal

Volkswagen will have to make massive savings to cope with the huge cost of its emissions cheating scandal.<p>That was the stark message delivered to more than 20,000 Volkswagen employees by the group's new chief executive, Matthias Mueller, at a meeting in Germany on Tuesday.<p>A former Porsche chief, …

Vladimir Putin sees Barack Obama's coolness as weakness – and it is hurting America

Russia's bombing of American allies in Syria underlines how much more powerful and provocative Putin is than he was before Obama took office<p>Russian warplanes began bombing American-backed Syrian opposition strongholds on Wednesday, a move that can be viewed as the latest example of American …

Russia bombing in Syria escalates oil price war with Saudi Arabia

The decision by Moscow to start bombing targets in Syria will rattle crude prices, argues Andrew Critchlow<p>Vladimir Putin’s order to begin bombing targets in Syria has left many political pundits in Washington and London wondering exactly what Russia’s ultimate strategic goal is in the Middle …

Ridley Scott: 'I knew there was water on Mars months ago'

Director of The Martian was shown photographs of water flows by Nasa ‘about two months ago’, but by then it was too late to include the information in the plot of the Matt Damon film

Why NASA Didn't Just Send Over A Rover To Look For Water On Mars

Mars is basically a pretty arid place, so it's pretty astonishing that the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was able to spot signs of liquid water on the planet's surface.<p>But even more astonishing in a way is that one of the places where signs of water was spotted is a mere 50 kilometers from where …

THE CRISIS: The decline of Berkshire Hathaway's stock from Triple-A status

<i>From Alice Schroeder's new chapter: THE CRISIS: The decline of Berkshire Hathaway's stock from Triple-A status in the updated (and condensed) version</i> …

Britain's cosiest hotels for autumn

What do we look for in an autumn break in Britain? Warmth and cosiness, log fires, comfortable beds and beautiful views, certainly. And menus based on local, seasonal produce including mushrooms and game, as well as long, lazy afternoon teas, with papers and books and maybe a board game by the …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

Greece’s real tragedy is that it’s just the second act in a ‘crisis trilogy’ threatening the rest of the world

Euro,Greece,World news,Banking,Economics,Europe,Eurozone crisis,Royal Dutch Shell,Financial crisis,Business,Global economy,Mergers and acquisitions<p>Even as the country turns out to the polls this weekend, financial disasters, or the potential for them, are starting to appear in countries all over …

Europe

Here are the crazy stocks Lehman Brothers is still trading

On the seventh anniversary of the financial giant’s historic collapse, someone is still trading stocks at Lehman Brothers.<p>Since Lehman filed for …

Refugee crisis: how does Europe solve a problem like Viktor Orbán?

Anti-immigrant stance of Hungary’s prime minister is discomforting other European leaders but there seems little they can do to change his ways<p>It is unusual for European leaders, allies in the EU and in Nato, to criticise one another publicly, especially when standing next to them. But when Viktor …

Hiring for Personality vs. Hiring for Skills: The Dueling Doctrines of Richard Branson and Robert Herjavec

The very different hiring practices of two very popular entrepreneurs.<p>Last week, LinkedIn introduced their blogging platform's September theme: "<i>How I Hire".</i> Many of LinkedIn's “influencers”, the select group of 500 industry leaders chosen by the social network, have since published advice …

Entrepreneurship

China is falling into a vicious circle as it burns through cash reserves faster than ever before

China spent $93.9 billion in August, reducing its cash pile to $3.56 trillion. This is almost double the drop in July, when $50 billion was spent.<p>The People's Bank of China is spending all this cash on propping up its currency, the yuan, which has been suffering since China devalued it against the …

Why Keeping Your Goals Secret Is the Best Way To Be Successful

Experts have been advising for years that sharing your goals with other people increases your commitment to them.<p>When you do, you feel accountable. …

World's rarest marine creature spotted after 30-year absence

The Allonautilus scrobiculatus has inhabited the earth for 500 million years and has only been seen twice, until now<p>A rare species of nautilus, a marine mollusc, has been found by researchers for the first time in 31 years. It has been suggested that the Allonautilus scrobiculatus could be the …

Oil jumps most since 2008, Google comes out fighting and the meaning of Merkel | Financial Times

Oil jumped by the most in six and a half years on Thursday, rebounding from lows last seen during the financial crisis, as a surge in global stock …

Economic Data

New NASA Model Maps Sea Level Rise Like Never Before (Video)

A new NASA model is showing just how fast sea levels are rising around the world as a result of climate change.<p>At a news conference today (Aug. 26), …

A self-made millionaire says these are the 4 things you should do once you achieve success

But what happens once we reach it?<p>Most people don't think that far ahead, says Paul Scolardi, a self-made millionaire who has figured out how to continue thriving after achieving success.<p>Scolardi, who spent nearly two decades in corporate finance as a Certified Public Accountant, has been investing …

Why I Failed as a Student and Succeeded as an Entrepreneur

It takes more than a college degree to be a successful entrepreneur. Donny Zanger has got what it takes.<p>Donny Zanger is the founder and CEO of All Week Walls, a New York-based pressurized wall company. In addition to All Week Walls, he has started up a number of other businesses too. I talked to …

Entrepreneurship

Search for Nefertiti's burial site given green light

<b>(CNN) —</b> A British archaeologist has been given the go-ahead by Egyptian authorities to search Tutankhamun's tomb for the final resting place of Nefertiti.<p>Nicholas Reeves, along with Mamdouh Eldamaty, the country's Minister of Antiquities, and a group of experts will enter the boy king's burial …

Europe's most overcrowded beaches - and their unspoiled alternatives

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …