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Trump Fails At Everything. So Why Does He Always End Up On Top?

Until recently casinos were illegal in almost every state because it was considered unfair to run an institution that parted people with their money so easily. But when Donald Trump launched one of his own he somehow managed to run it into the ground. Yet in his campaign for president one of his …

Donald Trump

Tyrian Purple: The disgusting origins of the colour purple

Created from the desiccated glands of sea snails, the colour purple has nevertheless come to define royalty. Kelly Grovier looks at how the hue shook off its unexpected source.<p>Purple is a paradox, a contradiction of a colour. Associated since antiquity with regality, luxuriance, and the loftiness …

Leonardo Da Vinci

How to edit a human

For decades scientists aspired to modify the code of life. Tom Whipple meets Jennifer Doudna, who succeeded<p>This story begins nearly four billion …

CRISPR

Life doesn’t reward you for what you know, but for what you do

Most people have adapted to consuming low-level information on the internet. This is the equivalent of filling your car with water or eating …

33 MagnificentlyInspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship can be a tough path--and a long, grueling one. Littered with false starts and failures, it tends to trigger a rollercoaster of emotions: excitement, despair, determination, and confusion, to name a few.<p>Because it's so rarely linear (just try to find a successful entrepreneur who …

Want to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting? Stop Doing the 7 Things the Worst Bosses Often Do

These toxic management behaviors can disengage employees and tear down organizations.<p>In my research examining the leadership literature for nearly 20 years, I've ascertained that leadership in its purest and most unadulterated form comes down to one overarching theme: serving the needs of people so …

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

Here's How That Person With the Perfect Life Is Different From the Rest of Us

Doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity.<p>Successful people are the ones you should want to emulate. They understand that doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity. Want ideas on how to live a better life? Here are nearly two dozen daily habits practiced by …

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Introverts

Not antisocial. Not lazy.<p>When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time …

The Secret to Being a Productive Human: Take More Breaks (and Naps!)

According to science (and Daniel H. Pink, author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing), people spend too much time thinking about what and how we do things instead of when.<p>If you've ever been on the receiving end of a "the timing's just off" break-up line and thought your partner's …

Temporal

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Your Essential QUOTES Collections of All Time

We enjoy reading quotes. Quotes are really useful because they contain well-expressed wisdom and motivation. Wisdom involves an integration of …

6 Things You’re Doing That You’ll Seriously Regret In 10 Years

Sure, they seem like no big deal now. But be careful of these key areas of future regret.<p>Scrolling through my social media feed, I noticed a college friend’s photograph of his son’s dormitory. My friend and I had been thick as thieves during our undergraduate years, and now his son was leaving …

Handle Up On Your Fears, Regrets And Wants

Do yourself a favor. Take a moment to reflect on yourself. Are you where you want to be? Have you achieved any of the goals you have set for …

This Investor Shares The 3 Things He Looks For In An Entrepreneur

It's all in how you how you present yourself.<p>Managing Partner of Idea Booth and CEO of Webber Investments, Aaron Webber has sat through more than a handful of startup pitches from hungry, wide-eyed entrepreneurs.<p>When I asked him what advice he would give these aspiring or hopeful entrepreneurs, he …

Brain parasite could be behind rage disorder in adults

People with intermittent explosive disorder, which causes outbursts of anger, are twice as likely to have been infected with <i>toxoplasma gondii</i>, study finds<p>If you get hot under the collar behind the wheel, it could be down to a brain parasite.<p>According to new research, adults who have intermittent …

Homo sapiens' sex with extinct species was no one-night stand

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Our species, Homo sapiens, has a more adventurous sexual history than previously realized, and all that bed-hopping long ago has left an indelible mark on the human genome.<p>Scientists said on Friday an analysis of genetic information on about 1,500 people from locations around …

Now There's a Personality Test for Your Cat

Cat lovers can probably sense that their feline friends have distinct personalities. Now there’s a test to help determine how to label different …

What is a Tully Monster? Scientists finally provide an answer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For more than half a century, scientists have scratched their heads over the nature of an outlandishly bizarre creature dubbed the Tully Monster that flourished about 307 million years ago in a coastal estuary in what is now northeastern Illinois.<p>But researchers on Wednesday …

3 Tips for Building a Really Successful Startup

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Heatwaves and cold snaps make babies shorter and smaller, scientists find

Women who experience 'weather shocks' in pregnancy go on to have babies that are lighter and smaller a major study has found<p>Women who experience severe heatwaves or cold snaps during their pregnancy are more likely to have small and underweight babies, a new study suggests.<p>It is the first time that …

Innovation comes from the students you would least suspect

As a result, there is an increased need to understand what drives innovation. Certainly traditional research and development, funded by both the private and public sectors, continues to remain a primary source of new ideas and products. But innovation demands innovators.<p>So where do innovators come …

Managing By Influence: How To Lead In The New Workforce

Influence is everywhere: we’re in the midst of an election displaying the best and worst. Have at it, talented people, enjoy the show. Meanwhile, from where I’m sitting, it’s a game-changing year in talent management, too. What we’ve been speculating about isn’t in future tense anymore. It’s <i>now</i>. So …

Leadership