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The 7 Cheapest Franchises on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List

Seven inexpensive franchises you can buy for less than $5,000.<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>Starting a business isn't cheap. You have to worry about all sorts of costs, from finding a location and hiring employees to more mundane things like buying supplies and paying bills. If you're …

Small Business

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

Samsung squeezed a smart home hub into a WiFi router

Samsung isn't content with simply unveiling the Galaxy S8 today. In addition to its latest flagship phone, the company is also showing off a new Gear 360 camera, a desktop dock and, interestingly enough, a router. The Connect Home Smart Wi-Fi System is a mouthful of a name, but the device itself …

Wi-Fi

Want a Billion Dollar Startup? Try These Industries, Says VC who Bet on Dropbox and TuneIn | Inc.com

Do you dream of launching a startup and having it become a multi-billion-dollar "unicorn" like Snap or Uber? If you do, there are few better people to listen to than Bryan Schreier, partner at the legendary Silicon Valley VC firm Sequoia Capital. In nine years at Sequoia (after stints at Morgan …

Venture Capital

These Aren’t Photographs. They’re Arinze Stanley’s Hyperrealist Drawings

Self-taught artist Arinze Stanley is part of a diverse and growing art scene in his home country.<p>Perhaps because hyperrealistic artists attempt to replicate reality, or at least temporarily fool the eye for effect, many of the works are vibrantly colored. Take, for instance Soey Milk's erotic …

Drawing

10 Dumb Money Mistakes People Make in Their 30s

Don't use your credit card to buy a designer baby stroller.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like many 30-year-old Americans, you probably spent your 20s finishing up college, finding your first real job, taking some risks, making connections and hopefully …

Personal Finance

This Crazy-Cool Designer Specializes in All-White Interiors—This Is Her Secret

While we aren't prone to playing favorites, there's one room style that makes our design hearts burst every time: an all-white interior. While in …

Home Decorating

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe just sent back breathtaking new images of the gas giant

A probe the size of a basketball court has taken unprecedented new images of Jupiter.<p>NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft, launched in August 2011, took five years to reach and settle into orbit around the gas giant, which is more than 415 million miles from Earth.<p>The probe has so far photographed …

Astronomy

How to Teach Your Employees to Be Good Leaders | Inc.com

Organizations around the world are struggling with the daily reality of developing their leadership strength. That's assuming they've identified high potentials to groom for leadership roles.<p>Those working in the L&D space are especially troubled by the ongoing stigma that leadership development …

Leadership

This Mind-Bending Theory Joins Black Holes, Gravitational Waves &Amp; Axions to Find New Physics

We haven't seen physicists this excited for a while.<p>Scientists have proposed a new theory that combines some of the most mysterious phenomena in the …

Physics

India is quietly becoming a space exploration powerhouse

The shuttle traveled to an altitude of about 40 miles above Earth's surface, short of the 62-mile barrier between Earth's atmosphere and outer space, before returning to Earth and into the Bay of Bengal.<p>"In this flight, critical technologies such as autonomous navigation, guidance and control, …

Space Exploration

Scientists finally know what stopped Mongol hordes from conquering Europe

The khan's ruthless tactics and loyal horde swept across Asia. One territory after another fell under the overwhelming force of the Mongol Empire, which would eventually stretch from the eastern shores of China. A series of successful forays in Hungary and Poland made even Europe seem within reach …

World History

Albert Einstein on the Secret to Learning

In 1915 Einstein, who was then 36, was living in wartime Berlin with his cousin Elsa, who would eventually become his second wife. His two sons, Hans …

Charles Bukowski

A New Ninth Planet May Have Been Detected, Scientists Say

Sad that Pluto isn't a planet anymore? Don't worry, Caltech researchers may have discovered a new planet lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system.<p>They're calling it "Planet Nine" for now. The planet, if it exists, has a mass 10 times that of Earth and takes between 10,000 and 20,000 years …

Universe

Transcript: Read the Speech Pope Francis Gave to Congress

Pope Francis addressed a joint meeting of Congress in a historic speech Thursday morning.<p>Here’s a full transcript of his remarks.<p>I am most grateful …

Christianity

Stephen Colbert's First Late Show Musical Guest Will Be Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar will be Stephen Colbert’s first musical guest on the new <i>Late Show</i>.<p>The new host made the announcement at the Television Critics …

Comedy

In 'Compton,' young cast becomes rap icons

Walking onto the set of <i>Straight Outta Compton</i> was just like going back in time.<p>When the music biopic shot in Los Angeles last year, fans of hip-hop group N.W.A. often would gather to watch. One day, "I looked right, and this guy was literally under the bill of my hat with me," says Jason Mitchell, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Are Microbes Stealing Your Mind?

Could bacteria hold the answer to an Alzheimer’s cure? Some researchers say yes.<p><i>Time moves in one direction, memory in another. — William Gibson</i><p>One …

Astronauts are about to eat the first food grown in space

Space: the final frontier for leafy greens.<p>The first food grown and harvested in space—a crop of red lettuce—is about to be eaten by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The lettuce was grown for 15 months with a system called Veg-01, which uses red, blue, and green LED lights to grow …

Space Exploration

MIT Makes A Robot With Human Reflexes

Thanks to a remote-control human pilot<p>The world as made by humans is designed for bipedal bodies, ones capable of navigating the world while maintaining balance on two precarious legs and manipulating objects using a pair of arms. Sometimes, human-made spaces become hostile, but still need a human …

Robotics

Ravens WR Steve Smith to retire after 2015 season

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. announced that he will retire at the end of the 2015 season, making it clear that he's choosing family …

Stock Markets
Sundar Pichai

Google’s radical restructuring creates a parent company called Alphabet and elevates Sundar Pichai to CEO

Google announced a wholesale restructuring that includes new leadership of its core business and a new holding company for all of its myriad interests.<p>Sundar Pichai will become CEO of Google. He is currently the search company’s head of product and has overseen its day-to-day operations since …

Google Photos