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Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

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This 1 Productivity Hack Can Bring Out an Employee's Full Potential In Just 5 Minutes

Checklists might be boring... but they are effective as hell.<p>When was the last time you had a wow experience that you just wanted to tell all your friends and family about?<p>Just imagine this. You arrive at your hotel after a long drive or flight. You walk into the room, and the first thing you see …

Productivity

This Entrepreneur's Online Reputation Was Destroyed. He Used His Experience Fixing It to Form a Multimillion-Dollar Company.

Here's Pete Kistler's story -- and tips for improving your own online presence.<p>Pete Kistler had never Googled himself. It was fall 2009, and the Syracuse University junior was sending out applications for software design jobs to offset about $20,000 in student loan debt. After a couple of weeks, …

Samsung's 49-inch monitor will make you hate your puny screen

Samsung 49-inch Ultra-wide Monitor<p>$1,100<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Huge! • Makes you feel like a supervillain • Fun for games • Outstanding for …

Computer Hardware

I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes.

When I downloaded a copy of my Facebook data last week, I didn’t expect to see much. My profile is sparse, I rarely post anything on the site, and I seldom click on ads. (I’m what some call a Facebook “lurker.”)<p>But when I opened my file, it was like opening Pandora’s box.<p>With a few clicks, I …

Social Media

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

This 22-year-old college student makes $10,000 a month off Amazon's Alexa

David Markey, a 22-year-old senior studying applied mathematics and economics at Brown University, got his first Amazon Echo during the e-commerce …

Smart Homes

Earth's Poles Will Eventually Flip, So What Then?

From animal migrations to human communications, a reversal of Earth’s magnetic poles could seriously mess with life as we know it.<p>Many facets of our lives depend on the Earth’s magnetic field, anchored by the North and South poles, from the electrical grid that powers our computers to the …

A former Infosys engineer became a rich bitcoin miner & ultimately 'fugitive'

<b>Amit Bhardwaj is alleged to have fled to Dubai after conning scores out of an estimated Rs 2,000 crore through a Ponzi scheme based on bitcoins.</b><p><b>New</b> …

Cryptocurrency

5 Essentials for Succeeding When You Become Your Own Boss

You can build the business of your dreams and create a life of freedom.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Picture this. You get to your desk on that last Monday morning. You’ve spent years working this job that hasn’t been what you wanted for your life, but you …

Entrepreneurship

Cannabis Investors Could Reap A Pot Of Gold, Says Analyst

Is today’s interest in cannabis parallel to the California Gold Rush of 1849? Considering what Zachary Venegas has to say about it, some might think so — and some might not.<p>Venegas is CEO of Helix TCS Inc., a cannabis security and transport company doubling as an intelligence firm for venture …

NASA says there may be alien life hiding in the clouds of Venus

NASA has been rocked by a new study claiming there may in face be alien life living in the swirling clouds on the planet Venus.<p>Astronomers say they …

She was too short to play Goofy. Then she invented Spanx. Now she's a billionaire

Redefining failure<p>When Sara Blakely sold fax machines door-to-door, she got used to hearing "no."<p>"I knew that 'no' was just a part of the process," the Spanx founder told CNNMoney. "You have to hear 'no' so many times before you actually can get to a 'yes.'"<p>Before Forbes named her the youngest …

Entrepreneurship

Ryan Zinke spent his first year in office selling off rights to our public lands

The Interior secretary is taking extraordinary steps to put public lands in private hands.<p>Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants the world to know when he’s in the building. And so now, at Zinke’s behest, the department’s Washington headquarters flies a secretarial flag when Zinke arrives for the day …

Forests

And the Worst Performance Award Goes to… Ripple

CoinMarketCap reported that the total value of digital currencies has dropped more than 50% during the first quarter of 2018. During this period, …

This Generation Is at Serious Risk of Coming Up Short in Retirement

We hear a lot about how Americans are woefully unprepared for retirement, and how Social Security can't sustain seniors on its own. It's estimated that nearly half of all U.S. households have no money set aside for the future, and that includes older workers who obviously have a limited catch-up …

Retirement

Bitcoin Isn't Money And It Isn't Mining Either

I have often wondered how much value has been conferred on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies simply because they are referred to as digital money? I wrote about that in “Would Bitcoin by Another Name Smell as Sweet?” I do think we automatically confer properties on crypto because they are called …

17 of the most legendary quotes from James Mattis, four-star Marine general turned Defense Secretary

Defense Secretary James Mattis was legendary long before he agreed to join President Donald Trump's Cabinet.<p>The retired four-star general spent 44 years in the US Marine Corps, working his way up to Commander of US Central Command.<p>He's been called "Mad Dog" Mattis (a nickname he detests), "Warrior …

How To Write A Provisional Patent Application That Has Value

I think inventors should try writing their own provisional patent applications, even if they end up hiring a patent attorney to write the final version. Why? Because committing your thoughts to paper will help clarify your thinking about your invention. Creating drawings and a prototype will help …

21 Unvarnished Truths About Retirement

<b>By Jonathan Look, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>Six years ago, at 50, I took early retirement, sold almost everything I owned and began traveling the world. I had been living a good life but longed for something more. My passions have always been travel, photography and writing, so I decided to take a …

Positive Thinking

Interview With A Blackjack Pro: 'I Still Win Playing 21 In Las Vegas'

My friend the blackjack pro does not feel bad about going into Wynn or Las Vegas Sands, counting the cards at the 21 table and leaving the premises with a big wad of what was formerly casino money. “Steve Wynn is a multi-billionaire. Sheldon Adelson is a multi-billionaire. Why in god’s name would I …

If You Want to Retire in 10 Years, Do These 5 Things Now

This article was originally published by <i>Money</i><p>After 30-plus years of working and socking away savings, you can finally see retirement on the horizon. …

Retirement

Bitcoin millionaires are buying Lamborghinis as a status symbol of crypto wealth, and the carmaker says sales are rocketing

Silicon Valley may be flush with cash, but its monarchs often don't like to flaunt their wealth. The culture encourages tech's casual billionaires (or mere millionaires) to stay humble, spend on sneakers and hoodies instead of parties, and focus on the work more than the spoils.<p>So far, …

This $30 reusable smart notebook may have gotten rejected on 'Shark Tank' — but I swear by it in my everyday life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Rocketbook</i><p>If you're an old soul who prefers pen and paper notes (they're just more <i>personal,</i> you know?<i>)</i>, or you just get how obnoxious it is …

Google Docs

Millennials explain why they have nothing saved for retirement

Pensions are disappearing.The future of Social Security is uncertain. It's likely we'll live longer lives.<p>But most Millennials still aren't putting away any money for retirement.<p>About 66% of people between the ages of 21 and 32 have absolutely nothing saved for retirement, according to a report …

Retirement

8 Reasons That Cause the Downfall of Most Web Start-ups

If you cannot market better, and cannot convey your product or service in a better way, you cannot out beat your competitors<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The term "start-up" …

Entrepreneurship

Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Never Should Have Left Home, Theories Say

An interstellar object that whizzed through our solar system last year is confounding astronomers trying to understand how planets, comets and …

Astronomy

These are the best side hustles

<b>These days, there are countless ways to earn money outside of the traditional 9-5. Whether you have unique scheduling needs or are trying to pad your</b> …

Webcomics