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A 40-Year Debate Over Corporate Strategy Gets Revived by Elon Musk and Warren Buffett

When Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that “moats are lame” during the company’s earnings call last week, he was calling out Warren Buffett, the chair of Berkshire Hathaway, who uses “moat” to describe barriers to imitation that stave off competition. “If your only defense against invading armies is a …

Innovation

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

Exercise

RANKED: The 27 fintech unicorns from around the world

Glassdoor/Coinbase<p>Financial technology, or fintech, has become a huge industry over the last decade, with new companies springing up doing everything from online lending to high-frequency trading technology or next-generation credit scoring software.<p>CB Insights, which tracks the venture capital …

Venture Capital

Rock star physicist Carlo Rovelli on why time is an illusion

“I found something extraordinarily beautiful and extraordinarily radical. And I thought, wow, this is better than LSD”<p>At the outset of Julian …

Albert Einstein

Bill Gates: You might not make time to read this type of book—but you should

Bill Gates' obsession with reading started early on. As a kid, his parents gave him "an arbitrary budget to buy books, so I got to read a lot," he …

Bill Gates

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Books

Eminent Philosophers Name the 43 Most Important Philosophy Books Written Between 1950-2000: Wittgenstein, Foucault, Rawls & More

Faced with the question, “who are the most important philosophers of the 20th century?,” I might find myself compelled to ask in turn, “in respect to …

20 Places You Have to Visit Before You Turn 30

An old adage says to travel while you're young, and while I firmly believe that world travel is fulfilling at any age, there's a certain wonder that …

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

5 incredible places you have probably never heard of, according to a woman who traveled 100 countries

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted territory is becoming increasingly rare in this Instagram-saturated world. However, if you really want to feel like one of the first few tourists to …

National Parks

The 13 books every young liberal should read

No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, it pays to be well informed.<p>From criminal justice and civil rights to environmental policy and …

The Twelve Most Important Reads for Life: MBA Edition

<b>Full disclosure</b>: This list ignores many important parts of an MBA education, including accounting, statistics, and Excel spreadsheets. Instead, it …

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Whether you’re looking for a captivating novel, a spine-tingling thriller, a fascinating investigation, or a poignant memoir, this year's book …

Books

50 Feel-Good Movies That’ll Leave You With A Smile On Your Face, Every Time You Watch Them

For many of us, movies are one of the best ways to relax and enjoy. And trust Bollywood to have a movie for every mood. And if there is one genre …

Bollywood

20 Podcasts So Good You'll Wish You Had a Longer Commute

We're always on the hunt for a good podcast. Like a gripping book, an addictive podcast has the ability to pull us in deep, get us lost in our thoughts, and make an otherwise lengthy commute pass in the blink of an eye.<p>As for me? Surprisingly, it's not a true crime podcast (though I love those, …

Commuting

The Best Modern Philosophy Books

<b>We’ve now explored both the most important philosophy books as well as the best philosophy books for beginners, however – naturally these lists are</b> …

Songs To Play When You're In The Honeymoon Phase

Being in love should come with a medical list of side effects. May induce: nausea, slight fever, and hallucinations. After all, when you're in love, …

Lyrics

A pair of cute robots run into unexpected peril in short film Planet Unknown

Planet Unknown from Shawn Wang on Vimeo.<p>Shawn Wang's recently completed short film <i>Planet Unknown</i> looks a bit like <i>WALL-E.</i> It features a pair of rovers sent to a planet to see if it can harbor life, and as they set out to complete their mission, they run into some unexpected troubles.<p>Wang told <i>The</i> …

27 books that can change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Italy on the verge of the stupidest censorship law in European history

After a string of high-profile cyberbullying and revenge-porn incidents, the Italian Chamber of Deputies has put forward a bill that will do nothing …

8 Coworking spaces for startups in India and why your startup should be there?

Share8<p>Tweet<p>Share12<p>+13<p>Shares 23<p>Coworking spaces are not a hype for nothing, they have made it affordable for startups who do not have a fortune to …

What Is the Industrial Internet?

Image source: General Electric.<p><b>General Electric</b>'s (NYSE: GE) management throws around the term "Industrial Internet" quite often these days. In many ways, the Industrial Internet embodies GE's vision for the future and the growth opportunity surrounding it. After all, GE is in the process of …

Internet of Things

11 Surprising Habits Of Powerful People

Power gets a bad rap, but only because people pursue it for the wrong reasons. When power is pursued for the right reasons, it can be a tremendous force for good.<p>Niccolo Machiavelli spread the belief that people can only become powerful by exploiting the worst aspects of human nature. One of this …

5 Terrific Novels About Art and Artists

Whenever I hear a novel is about art or artists, I gravitate toward it, because something about that focus on art seems to free fiction writers from …

Books

100 Must-Read Epistolary Novels from the Past and Present

There is something pleasantly, innocently voyeuristic about reading an epistolary novel. They give you the feeling of stumbling on a box of letters …

Books

My Favourite Last Lines from Some of My Favourite Novels

Every reader knows how important the first sentence of a novel is. Some fastidious readers even insist that they can decide whether or not to …

Literature

Why the degrowth debate is gaining momentum

Reporting from The 5th International Degrowth Conference in Budapest - which continues today and tomorrow - NICK MEYNEN explores the new narrative of …

Budapest

This gadget will let you take phone calls with your finger like a secret agent

The project is currently on Kickstarter, and has already amassed $211,000, blasting through its $50,000 goal in a matter of days.<p>Innomdle Lab is planning on shipping early-bird units sold on Kickstarter starting February 2017. The $99 early-bird option is already sold out, but there are still some …

A guide to radically improving your life and career in 31 days

Now that you have a glimpse into your own plan, a fair warning: It's not a quick fix. And it's not about you.<p>It took years for me to develop the understanding that life is really about giving, service, and meaningful relationships.<p>If you're still with me, these things have reshaped my path as …