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The 17 best new startups that have launched this year

Business Insider spoke to founders and venture capitalists and took a look at funding data to identify some of the startups that had the biggest starts in 2017. Some names on the list are officially launching out of stealth, while others are still in their early stages.<p>From a VR arcade company to a …

Startups

40 Simple Daily Rituals for Getting Ahead in Business and Life

The most successful people consistently do the right little things, day in and day out.<p>The most successful people you know didn't get where they are by doing things like everyone else. One thing they likely have in common: Consistently doing the right things day in and out. Here's what dozens of …

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail

Different types of problems need different types of solutions<p>,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with …

This Free Website Helps High School Students Line Up College Scholarships

Here's what you should know.<p>Diolanda Caballero’s ears perked up when a guidance counselor mentioned a new website where students could earn …

The 21 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix that will make you smarter

These films and series showcase the beauty of the planet, delve into the details of how food arrives on your plate, and explore the mysterious and alien underwater world in oceans around the globe.<p>The downside to having all of those options is that there's a lot to choose from. To make it easier, …

Entertainment

Why Grade Grubbing Valedictorians Never Get to Rule the World

The skills it takes to make it in high school and college are not the same as the skills it takes to succeed post-graduation. In fact, C+ does just …

5 Inspiring TED Talks That Will Free You to Be Happy and Successful

What’s the secret to happiness and achievement? Sometimes it’s not so much what you do as what you stop doing. That’s the lesson behind some of the …

12 30-Day Challenges That Will Change Your Life

Get yourself on a fresh track in just a month.<p>For some people, the best way to change a habit is with baby steps. They start incredibly small to avoid terror and procrastination and gradually work their way up from there.<p>But others are more the dive-right-into-the-cold-water type. For these folks, …

Ditch Facebook And Make Yourself Smarter With These 10 Hottest Learning Sites

The average person spends nearly two hours every day on social media.1<p>Think about it, what will we achieve when we spend these two hours on something …

Social Media

Why rage against the machines when we could be friends? | Peter Donnelly

We need to discuss how smart computers might affect the workplace and ensure that everyone enjoys the benefits<p>In recent years, popular culture has done a pretty good job of scaring us with the threat of machines turning on man. Just think of the red-eyed Terminator, from the movie franchise, shorn …

The Ultimate Learn to Code Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>The Professional Ruby on Rails Developer with Rails 5</b><p>Get an Introduction to Rails 5 & Learn to Build Interactive Web Apps with One of the Most Popular Frameworks on Earth<p>Ruby on Rails is one of the most popular web applications development frameworks, and one that is hugely valuable for aspiring …

5 TED Talks That Prove Change Doesn't Have to Be Hard

Change doesn't have to be hard. These five TED talks help inspire new ways to get your team excited about transformation.<p>Technology has accelerated the pace of change and the drive to continually transform in business by way of innovation. While this is important and necessary to longevity, …

5 questions from Buddhism, Stoicism, and neuroscience that will make you emotionally stronger

When we're anxious, angry, or sad, we rarely do the smart thing. And that can seriously mess up our lives.<p>At work, in love, or pretty much anything we do, we need emotional strength to stay cool and do the right thing.<p>Now dealing with the ups and downs of feelings isn't anything new. And nor are …

Self-help

Facebook's new tool helps you get started with React Native projects on any OS

Got an idea for a new mobile app? You might want to consider building it with a new React Native tool from the folks at Facebook, which works for iOS and Android projects on any OS.<p>With the launch of Create React Native App (CRNA), you don’t need Xcode or even a Mac to build iOS apps, and …

How to Be More Than an Average Joe

No one wants to settle for the results that come with being average but it's easy to fall into the trap.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you’re sick of being average? You say you want more out of your life and work? The question is really about what you’re going to do …

Motivation

7 Quotes of a Lifetime

Quotes that make a difference cause us to think. They become our mantra.<p>Many of us have our favorite quotes, and I have often wondered, what makes some statements so powerful that they stick out? What makes some phrases relevant for generations?<p>Experts tell us that humans are aspirational, and when …

6 Tech Skills That Will Help You Earn More In 2017

These 6 Tech Skills Will Help You Earn More In 2017<p>Competition has risen to new levels with certain skills seeing an increase in-demand. In today’s …

UI Design

10 essential tools for freelance UX designers

As many freelance UX developers will testify, going it alone can be an exciting ride, but it can also be a little overwhelming at first. Not only …

Wireframing

23 Small Things You Can Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier

According to a happiness expert.<p>We asked a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve buying a fifty grand watch, going to the Maldives, or dating a supermodel.<p>Step forward Andy Cope—a happiness expert and co-author of <i>The Little Book of Emotional Intelligence: How to</i> …

Why feminism didn't lose in 2016

Donald Trump’s presidential election victory, and Hillary Clinton’s loss, was a devastating blow to feminism.America had a choice between its first woman president and an alleged sexual predator; between “women’s rights are human rights” and “grab ’em by the pussy”; between telling our daughters …

Here are the life lessons I took away from spending 10 days at a silent meditation retreat

Then I remember it's because I thought I was dying, and the doctor at urgent care told me to learn how to meditate because it's better than taking a vacation.<p>I don't want to sound all woo-woo, so I'm going to tell you there's a ton of science behind meditation. It reduces stress and blood pressure, …

Meditation